Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
FBR extends tax filing date up to December 15
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the date of filing of returns and statements for the tax...
Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
Syria at a cross roads: World war III on the horizon?
By: Meer Khan The world is in a state of war. It is torn apart in terms of strategic and geopolitical relations and of course warfare. And, this foul weather ought not to be identified with a new Cold War because the Cold War abided by certain safeguards with... Read more
New Afghan Taliban leader flatly refuses peace talks in audio recording
The Afghan Taliban’s newly appointed leader earlier today pledged that there would be no return to peace talks with the government, in an audio recording provided by the group just days after a US drone killed his predecessor, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, in Pakistan. “No, no we will not come to any type of peace... Read more
Acid attack in Punjab: Stage actress badly injured
A local stage actress was admitted in a hospital in Sahiwal with burn injuries after an acid attack, police stated earlier today. The police said the attack took place at a bus stop where Anam was waiting for a bus to leave for  Lahore. The police suspect one of... Read more
Slain Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was tailed by US intel from Iran: Report
Former Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Mansour had been tracked down by United States (US) spy agencies when he was visiting his family in Iran, the Wall Street Journal reported earlier today. Iran, however, has denied that Mansour entered Pakistan territory from the Islamic republic. The WSJ report claims US surveillance drones... Read more
COAS Gen Raheel visits injured war heroes at Armed Forces Institute of Ophthalmology
 The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheef Sharif visited the Armed Forces Institute of Ophthalmology (AFIO) earlier today and met wounded warriors of Operation Zarb-e-Azb. According to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) branch of the Pakistan Army, the COAS interacted with the war heroes,... Read more
PCB shortlists at least 21 players for skill camp
Pakistan national team chief selector Inzamamul Haq earlier today announced the names of the 21 players who will be a part of the skill camp which will take place from May 30 till June 5 to finalise the Test squad against England. While laying out the plan for the camp,... Read more
Enemies damaging Balochistan peace to foil CPEC: CM Balochistan
Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has said that, “our enemies were involved in hatching conspiracies and committing anti peace acts in Balochistan in order to foil mega project of China Pak Economic Corridor” (CPEC) adding that however they would not be allowed to implement their nefarious designs on our... Read more
Sharmila Farooqi annoyed over slow pace of construction work of auditorium
Special Assistant to Sindh Chief Minister for Culture and Tourism Sharmila Farooqi has expressed her irritation over the delayed construction work of the auditorium of Liaquat National Library in Karachi. She said the project was to be completed in May 2016 but the Works and Services department has failed to complete... Read more
NAB nabs former Balochistan Finance Adviser Khalid Langrove
Former Finance Adviser Balochistan Mir Khalid Langrove was apprehended by NAB Balochistan earlier today outside Balochistan High Court. According to details, Khalid Langrove had applied for a pre-arrest bail at Balochistan High Court. However, the High Court rejected Langrove’s interim pre-arrest bail request, following which he was arrested by... Read more
Lahore: Police apprehend man wanted for  theft of  ATM data
The Federal Investigation Agency arrested a man who used to steal peoples’ ATM data and use it to withdraw cash. According to details, FIA apprehended the suspect named Irfan from a private bank’s ATM at the city’s Thokar Niaz Beg area, where he was about to steal cash yet... Read more
27kg heroin recovered from PIA aircraft at Karachis Quaid-e-Azam airport
Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) maintenance crew earlier today discovered 27 kilograms of heroin on board a PIA aircraft. The heroin was concealed in lavatory panels, and was discovered while routine maintenance was being carried out at the PIA hangar at Karachi’s international airport. The aircraft had arrived from Lahore... Read more
US drone strike: COAS General Raheel expresses ‘serious concern’
 Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif expressed his concern at the recent US drone strike which liquidated Taliban supremo Mullah Akhtar Mansour. The army chief said this in a meeting with United States ambassador Mr David Hale, where the drone strike issue came under discussion. “Ambassador of US Mr David Hale... Read more
Armed assailants martyr 3 FC personnel in Peshawar
Armed assailants opened fire at a Frontier Corps vehicle, killing three officials in Peshawar. Among the three FC personnel who were martyred in the attack also included an Assistant District Officer named Ameer Badshah. According to details, the vehicle was fired upon at the city’s Ring Road area. Assistant... Read more
Pakistan backs more African seats on UNSC
 Pakistan supports the expansion of the number of African seats in the United Nations Security Council “on the basis of periodic elections and fixed rotation” as part of its efforts to strengthen African Union-UN cooperation to deal with conflicts in the 54-nation continent, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi has said. Speaking in... Read more