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...
Eid-ul-Fitr to be on July 6, Met dept predicts
The Pakistan Meteorological Department predicted that Eid-ul-Fitr will be on July 6. The Met Dept said the chances of Eid moon being sighted on July 5 are extremely high. The Eidul Fitr moon will likely be visible in Balochistan’s Jiwani and Pasni coastal lines. Following the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee’s... Read more
Wales beat Northern Ireland 1-0 in Euro 2016 last 16
Wales reached the quarter-finals of a European Championship for the first time in their history on Saturday as Gareth McAuley’s own goal handed the Welsh a 1-0 victory over Northern Ireland. McAuley diverted the ball into his own net from Real Madrid striker Gareth Bale’s pacy cross in the... Read more
Bollywood stars gather in Madrid for ‘Bollywood Oscars’
Bollywood stars gathered in Madrid Saturday for the “Bollywood Oscars”, a star-studded award show being held in Spain for the first time that will be watched by up to 800 million people worldwide. The award show, which celebrates the Hindi language film industry known as Bollywood, takes place in... Read more
Qaim Ali Shah briefs BBZ on law and order in Karachi
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah called on PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (BBZ) at Bilawal House and briefed him about the law and order situation in Karachi.  On the occasion, BBZ stressed that law and order situation should be the first priority of the government and any... Read more
Sindh govt imposes ban on Pillion riding for three days on Youm-e-Ali
Sindh government has imposed a three-day ban on pillion riding  in Karachi to beefup security arrangements for Youm-e-Ali. According to a notification issued by the Home Department, children, women, elderly citizens and journalists have been exempted from the ban. The ban will be effective from June 26 to 28. The martyrdom... Read more
JUP leader Aqeel Anjam survives gun attack in Karachi
Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan (JUP) leader Aqeel Anjam survived an attempt on his life in Karachi. According to the police, unknown gunmen on motorbikes opened fire on Aqeel Anjum’s car, but he escaped unhurt. The attack took place in Orangi Zaman Town. The JUP leader was targeted at a time when... Read more
Euro 2016: Poland beat Switzerland on penalties
Poland beat Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shootout in the first Euro 2016 last 16 clash on Saturday with new Arsenal star Granit Xhaka missing a crucial kick for the Swiss. The match ended 1-1 after extra time with Poland winger Jakub Blaszczykowski putting Poland ahead in the first... Read more
Roger Federer hopes for Wimbledon tonic after troubled year
Roger Federer admits Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are clear favourites for the Wimbledon title as the Swiss star tries to salvage an injury-plagued year by winning his favourite tournament for a record eighth time. For the first time in 15 years, Federer arrives at the All England Club... Read more
Karachi Police detain Amjad Sabri’s friend Saleem Chanda for interrogation
Saleem Chanda, a close friend of Amjad Sabri and an eyewitness in the murder case of the Sufi singer, has been taken into police custody for the purpose of interrogation. According to local news channel ‘Samaa Tv’, Karachi police has arrested Sabri’s friend who is also an eyewitness in the... Read more
Over one million people sign UK petition for second EU vote
More than one  million people have signed a petition calling for a second referendum, after “Leave” voters won a shock victory to pull Britain out of the European Union, an official website showed earlier today. The website of the parliamentary petition at one point crashed due to the surge of... Read more
Karachi: Gulbai factory fire finally under control after passage of almost 24 hours
The factory fire that erupted in the Gulbai area of Karachi  has been brought to control after nearly 24 hours. The fire exposed the inefficient and rather dismal abilities of the administrative and fire-fighting departments to handle emergencies and such incidents. The tyre warehouse was completely burned down to the ground... Read more
Punjab govt finally allows Chinese companies to hire private security guards
The Punjab government has allowed the Chinese Companies in Punjab to hire private security guards for their personal safety and security. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif held a meeting pertaining to security arrangements for the Chinese citizens working in various projects of the province. However, these Chinese companies have... Read more
Fitrana fixed at Rs 100 per head for year 2016: Mufti Muneebur Rehman
The minimum amount of Fitrana has been fixed at Rs 100 per head this year, according to Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman. Talking to APP, he said according to the market price of 2.25 kilograms of flour, the amount for Fitrana is calculated as Rs 100 per head.... Read more
Afghan spy arrested in Taxila
Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) have arrested yet another Afghan agent in Taxila According to sources, an operative of the Afghan National Army, identified as Noor Agha was arrested from Mashriqi Abad area of Taxila. The accused, who was carrying a fake computerized national identity card, was staying in the area for long.... Read more