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...
Have ‘at least 3 kids’, Erdogan tells Turkish women
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday urged Turkish women to have at least three children, saying a woman’s life was “incomplete” if she failed to have offspring. Erdogan’s comments were the latest in a series of controversial remarks aimed at encouraging women to help boost Turkey’s population, which had... Read more
Djokovic wins French Open, completes career Grand Slam
Novak Djokovic captured a first French Open at the 12th time of asking on Sunday, becoming just the third man in history to hold all four Grand Slam titles at the same time. The world number one downed old rival Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to claim a... Read more
Ramazan moon sighted in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Indonesia and Far East
Ramazan moon of 1437 Hijri has been sighted in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Indonesia and Far East region after which 1st Ramazan  on Monday In Pakistan, the meetings of Zonal/Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committees will be held at their respective offices on 29th Shaban (Monday) for sighting the crescent of Ramazan. Read: Ruet-e-Hilal committee to... Read more
Pakistan frees 18 Indian fishermen
Karachi: Pakistan on Sunday freed 18 Indian fishermen held for violating its territorial waters, said a senior jail official. Superintendent of Karachi’s Landhi Jail said the fisherman would travel to Lahore from Cant Station and will enter Indian through Wagah Border. He said as many as 199 Indian fishermen... Read more
Drigh Road flyover likely to be demolished
Karachi: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has finally decided to demolish Drigh Road flyover, an engineering disaster that needed multiple repairs every year since it was built in 1996. The demolition of this faulty flyover on Sharae Faisal, which takes the traffic coming from the airport towards Gulshan-e-Iqbal, and the... Read more
61-year-old landlord arrested for marrying minor girl in Jacobabad
Sukkur: In yet another case of child marriage, an 11-year-old girl was married to a 61-year-old local landlord in Naseer Khan Samejo village, Thul taluka, Jacobabad, within the jurisdiction of the B-Section police on Saturday. Shortly after the nikah, the police managed to arrest the groom and took the minor... Read more
Balochistan’s road link with KP, Punjab remains cut off
Quetta : Road link of Balochistan with Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Afghanistan remained cut off for the second consecutive day on Saturday as transporters observed a strike against kidnapping of Asad Khan Tareen, the son of Local Government Minister Sardar Mustafa Tareen. Armed men had kidnapped Mr Asad two... Read more
Window of goodwill closing, warns Indian defence minister
New Delhi: Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar warned on Saturday that while Prime Minister Narendra Modi had opened a window of goodwill and dialogue with Pakistan, it was now closing as doubts remained about its sincerity in tackling terrorism. “Prime Minister Modi opened a window of opportunities when he... Read more
Karachi: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would meet on Monday for sighting the moon of Ramazan with Mufti Munibur Rehman in the chair. The meeting would be held at the camp office of the Meteorological Department where evidence of moon sighting would be collected. Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees would also hold... Read more
Panama Papers: Govt hands new ToRs to opposition
Islamabad: The government on Saturday handed over four new Terms of References (ToRs) to the opposition for the proposed judicial commission to probe offshore business interests of Pakistanis whose names were revealed in the Panama Papers. According to Geo News, the ToRS incorporate laws concerning income tax, foreign currency,... Read more