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...
NADRA launches re-verification of families via SMS
National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has formally launched campaign for re-verification of registered families to identify illegal registered people in families. Nadra is issuing SMS from 8008 to heads of families to get confirmation of their registered members. A citizen can also get verified his family sending his... Read more
COAS vows to clear Karachi off terrorists
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif reiterated to rid the Karachi city off terrorists. The COAS in a day visit along with the Interior Minister while addressing a high-level meeting at Rangers headquarters today. The COAS visit to Karachi comes in the wake of killing of renowned qawwal Amjad Sabri... Read more
PM Nawaz seen at Harrods Store
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was seen at Harrods department store in London ahead of Eid-ul-Azha and his impending return to the country. Nawaz Sharif is in London since the last one month rehabilitating after undergoing an open heart surgery. Nawaz will visit Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah before returning back to... Read more
Bajirao Mastani sweeps ‘Bollywood Oscars’
Indian historical epic “Bajirao Mastani” swept the “Bollywood Oscars” early Sunday, taking home awards for best director, best supporting actress and best male actor for leading man Ranveer Singh. The movie, which sees Singh play an 18th century Maratha warrior, picked up nine other technical awards at the International... Read more
Ticket anger clouds France vs Ireland match
Don’t call it revenge, but a Thierry Henry handball in 2009 means there will be more than a Euro 2016 quarter-final place at stake when France take on the Republic of Ireland on Sunday. Germany also have a point to prove when they face little Slovakia in their last... Read more
World Anti-Narcotics Day is being observed today
World Anti-Narcotics Day will be observed across the country including the provincial capital on Sunday to renew pledge for fighting against narcotics and to raise public awareness about negative effects of drugs. Excise Taxation and Narcotics Control Department Punjab has arranged many programmes in this regard. It would organize a... Read more
MQM Waseem Akhtar claims Amjad Sabri was receiving calls from Pak Sarzameen Party
Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Waseem Akhtar claimed that Amjad Sabri was receiving threat calls from a certain quarter operating from Pak Sarzameen Party attend their iftar party on June 25, 2015. MQM leader while speaking in the ARY News programme Sawal Ye Hai hosted by Mansoor Ali Khan said Sabri whispered... Read more
Quaresma heads Portugal into Euro 2016 quarters
Ricardo Quaresma headed Cristiano Ronaldo´s Portugal into the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 three minutes before the end of extra-time to break Croatian hearts with the only goal in Lens. Ronaldo was denied matching Michel Platini´s record of nine goals in European championship finals by a fine save from Danijel... Read more
Firefighters control fire incident in Karachi, kills security guard
One person was killed in fire that erupted early on Sunday in a multi-storey building was brought under control after a three-hour long struggle in Clifton. According to fire brigade officials said, a security guard identified as Rashid is taken out in a dead state from the eighth floor of the commercial building in Clifton Block... Read more
MD forecasts hot, dry weather in next 24 hours
The Pakistan Meteorological Department has expected hot and dry weather in the country during next 24 hours. However, scattered rain, dust-thundershowers with strong winds is expected in Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad, Kalat, Makran, Bahawalpur divisions, while at isolated places in Karachi, Sukkar, Larkana, Zhob, Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Bannu, Kohat, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, D.G.Khan,... Read more
Iraq screening 20,000 people to stop IS infiltrators
Iraq is screening 20,000 people leaving the Fallujah area to stop jihadists of the Islamic State group escaping among civilians displaced by fighting, the army said on Saturday. Tens of thousands of people have fled as government forces fight to oust IS from Fallujah, a city 50 kilometres (30... Read more
LEAs arrest eight suspects, rescued kidnapped woman in Sukkur
Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) arrested eight suspected criminals and rescued an abducted woman in Karachi. According to details, five persons were arrested in a raid which took place at Liaquatabad area of the metropolis. Sukkur Police rescued a woman that was abducted from Sukkur a month ago. The female’s abductor... Read more
Five killed in road accident at Indus Highway
Five persons were killed and 30 others were wounded in a road accident at Indus Highway. According to rescue sources, a passenger coach overturned due to excess speeding near Dadu area of Aamri at Indus Highway due to which three passengers were killed on the spot and more than... Read more
Morgan Freeman death merged by internet hoax
Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman’s death spread causing concern among fans across the world. However the June 2016 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Earlier this week rumors of the actor’s alleged demise gained traction on... Read more