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...
Islam has ‘no place’ in my country, says next EU president
Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico is one of the most outspoken European leaders on the subject of Muslim immigration and is also known to hold the Islamic faith in barefaced contempt. “Islam has no place in Slovakia,” Fico told reporters in May. Warning that “migrants change the character of our... Read more
Mohenjo Daro trailer out: Hrithik Roshan shines in this Game of Thrones inspired epic drama
We’ve waited a long time for this one. The trailer for Hrithik Roshan’s upcoming epic saga, Mohenjo Daro is finally here! The three and a half minute teaser features stunning visual effects, action sequences and even a hint of romance. Watch it here: Starring Roshan and Pooja Hegde in... Read more
Without border management, there won’t be peace in FATA: Sartaj Aziz
Islamabad: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz stated on Tuesday that peace would not prevail in FATA till border management was not done. Sartaj Aziz also said that border management with Afghanistan was necessary. He went on to say that Pakistan had no favourites in... Read more
Court extends Khalid Lango’s remand by 14 days
Quetta : An accountability court on Tuesday granted NAB the custody of Mir Khalid Lango for an additional fourteen days after extending his remand. According to details, a proceeding of the Balochistan mega corruption case was held on Monday in which NAB was granted an additional fourteen days’ custody of... Read more
Man arrested at Trump rally said he wanted to shoot candidate
Los Angeles: A 19-year-old British man has been charged for trying to grab a police officer’s gun at a Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas in an apparent bid to kill the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. According to a complaint filed in federal court in Nevada, Michael Sandford tried to disarm... Read more
LRH top officials held responsible for mistreating transgender person
Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department has asked the Board of Governors of Lady Reading Hospital to take action on the findings of an inquiry conducted into the alleged mistreatment of a transgender person, Alisha, who died of gunshots on May 26 at the hospital. “The inquiry has found... Read more
Multan: Man subjected to acid attack by woman, passes away
Multan: A man who had been subjected to an acid attack by a woman for not marrying her, passed away on Tuesday at Nishtar hospital. Sadaqat had been brought in to the Nishtar Hospital on June 16 after the woman he had been allegedly been having an affair with,... Read more
Karachi: Police kill 3 suspects in alleged encounter
Karachi: Police killed three suspects in the city’s different areas in alleged encounters on Monday night. According to details, police killed two suspects in an alleged encounter at Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Maymar area. The Counter Terrorism Department had raided a farm house in Karachi after receiving information of the presence of... Read more
PCB chief to request ICC for setting up special fund for Pakistan
Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan on Monday said he would request the International Cricket Council (ICC) to set up a special fund for Pakistan to compensate for the heavy revenue losses it bears due to the absence of international cricket in the country. With no international... Read more
UK to support new motorway construction
The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) on Monday signed an agreement with the Government of Pakistan for a $34 million grant to build the remaining 64-kilometre section of the motorway (M-4) connecting Shorkot and Khanewal in Punjab province. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will administer the UK’s... Read more
China snubs India over NSG
New Delhi: China has said that India’s admission to the elite Nuclear Sup­pliers Group (NSG) is not on the agenda of the grouping that started a plenary session in Seoul on Monday. India’s NDTV news channel described China’s comments by foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chuny­ing in Beijing as a... Read more
Nisar reacts to Sushma’s ‘surprising’ remarks
Islamabad: Pakistan’s security czar has strongly reacted to a ‘surprising’ statement of the Indian foreign minister who reportedly said on Sunday that the prime ministers of the two countries enjoyed good relations but some forces didn’t want normalisation of bilateral ties. “The warmth and ease in relationship between Prime Minister... Read more
SHC CJ’s son Owais Shah goes missing from Clifton Karachi
Advocate Ovais Ali Shah, the son of Chief Justice of Sindh High Court (SHC), Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, has been missing since Monday afternoon and the police suspect that he might have been kidnapped. A spokesman for Karachi Police, in a statement here on Monday night, said that Owais... Read more
Country on the path to progress and development: Shahbaz Sharif
Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif paid glowing tributes to the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday and said that the country was on the path to progress and development. Speaking to Members of the Punjab Assembly, the Chief Minister of Pakistan’s largest province stated that welfare... Read more