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...
Its Official: Karisma Kapoor, Sunjay Kapoor are officialy granted divorced
A Mumbai court earlier yesterday June 13 has finally granted divorce to the well known Bollywood actor Karisma Kapoor and Sunjay Kapur. According to reports, the custody of the couple’s children, Samaira and Kiaan, has been given to Karisma, while Sunjay has been granted access to the kids for two weekends... Read more
Khyber Pass border: Pakistan fires heavy artillery salvoes at Afghan forces
Pakistani army troops fired salvo after blistering salvo of heavy artillery at Afghan forces at their main Khyber Pass border crossing earlier today, the Pakistani military said, in a major  escalation after days of clashes that have killed four people and stranded thousands on both sides. Relations between the U.S. allies... Read more
Zarb-e-Azb completes two years: DG ISPR addresses press conference
Director General Inter-Service Public Relations Lt-Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa addressed a press conference earlier today, in a ceremony marking the second anniversary of operation Zarb-e-Azb. “June 15 is a historic day for us. Before Zarb-e-Azb, the country, including North Waziristan was plagued with terrorism.” “Over a period of two years, an... Read more
Earthquake jolts parts of K-P, including capital city of Peshawar
A mild earthquake shook parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), including Peshawar and Swat earlier today. The magnitude and epicenter of the earthquake is not yet known. Tremors were felt in Bunir, Malakand, Swat and Peshawar. At least six people were killed when a powerful earthquake rocked parts of Pakistan in April. Five people... Read more
Hindu Sena celebrates birthday of ‘saviour of humanity’ Trump
A Hindu extremist fringe group celebrated the 70th birthday of Donald Trump in the Indian capital of New Delhi earlier yesterday, calling the US presidential contender the “saviour of humanity” who could end the global threat posed by Islamist militants. About 20 members of the far-right Hindu Sena, or... Read more
Pakistan gets MSCI upgrade,  Stocks rise to all-time high
Pakistan’s benchmark index jumped as much as 3 per cent in early trading earlier today, climbing to a record high after the country’s stock market was reclassified overnight and included in the MSCI’s emerging market index category. By 10:55am, the KSE-100 index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) was... Read more
Model Ayyan Ali may fly again, SHC orders to remove from ECL
Model Ayyan Ali’s name has been removed from Exit Control List (ECL). The Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered the removal. Earlier model Ayyan Ali’s counsel had filed an application in the SHC for putting out her name from the ECL. The  Sindh High Court (SHC) earlier yesterday gave a... Read more
Pakistan: US Senate proposes newer reimbursement mechanism
The US Senate earlier yesterday passed a $602 billion defense authorization bill, which has also proposed a new reimbursement mechanism for Pakistan to expedite security enhancement activities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and the FATA region. The provision pertaining to Pakistan is called “Pakistan Security Enhancement Authorization” and authorizes $800... Read more
Pakistan proves difficult target for the ISIL
Even as investigators probe connections between the Orlando killer and the Islamic State group, analysts claim the jihadists are struggling to gain a foothold in one country repeatedly linked to their high-profile attacks: Pakistan. White House hopeful Donald Trump mentioned Pakistan in a speech this week in New Hampshire as... Read more
Iceland hold Ronaldo’s led Portugal to a draw
Soccer minnows Iceland earned a 1-1 draw with Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal on their European championship debut as the megastar forward failed to score as he equalled his country’s apparence record. A superb finish by Nani gave Portugal the lead before Iceland’s industrious midfielder Birkir Bjarnason levelled for the Scandinavians... Read more
US asks Kabul, Islamabad to end border tension
The United States has urged Afghanistan and Pakistan to peacefully resolve their tension, after a Pakistani military officer was killed in firing by Afghan forces during a clash on Torkham border. “We are all watching the tensions very closely,” US State Department spokesman John Kirby said at a regular briefing... Read more
Propaganda against paramilitary force:Rangers lodge FIR against MQM Media Cell in-charge Amin-ul-Haq
An FIR has been formaly lodged against Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s leader Amin-ul-Haq for allegedly spreading propaganda against Rangers on social media. According to sources, Karachi Rangers lodged an FIR at the Azizabad police station stating that MQM Media Cell in-charge Amin-ul-Haq was spreading propaganda against Rangers through social, print and electronic media. Rangers... Read more
FIR lodged againt JUI-F Senator Hamdullah for verbal  assault on Marvi Sirmed
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) Senator Hafiz Hamdullah has been booked for allegedly threatening and manhandling the renowned women rights activist and journalist Marvi Sirmed on a live television show. The First Information Report (FIR) was lodged at Kohsar police station in Islamabad. Marvi in a Twitter message said  “I’ve been informed by... Read more
Tahir-ul-Qadri  wants anti-govt alliance, demands justice for Model Town tragedy
The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has arrived in Lahore early this morning. Before his departure to Pakistan, talking to media at Heathrow airport London, PAT chief said the duration of Lahore sit-in that he announced to take place on June 17 on Mall Road will be announced... Read more