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...
KPK approves Rs18.232bn ADP for FATA
Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has approved Annual Development Programme (ADP) for FATA worth Rs18.232 billion for the fiscal year 2016-17. Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra in a meeting at Governor House here, approved the FATA ADP and directed officials of the FATA Secretariat to ensure the transparency and quality... Read more
Pakistan extends Afghan refugee registration deadline till December 2016
Pakistan has extended by six months a deadline for Afghan refugees to register with the government, a refugee official said on Wednesday, a day before the deadline was set to expire. Pakistan has the world’s second largest refugee population, with more than 1.5 million registered, and about a million... Read more
Shiv Sena activists disrupt Indo-Pak cultural exchange event in Mumbai
Hindu-right wing party activists disrupted a Pakistan-India cultural exchange event in Mumbai on Tuesday. Shiv Sena activists chanted anti-Pakistan slogans at the Mumbai Press Club, where the event was taking place. Pakistani photographers were invited by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) as part of its Mumbai-Karachi Friendship Forum, for photographers to share their experiences... Read more
Malala and her family are now millionaires, claims a new report
Nobel Prize winning activist, Malala Yousufzai can now add ‘millionaire’ to her list of achievements, according to a British website. The Daily Mail has stated that the company Salarzai Ltd., which was set up to protect the rights to Malala’s life story, has made a pre-tax profit of £1.1... Read more
Qaim directs Commissioner Karachi to monitor cleaning of drains
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah presided over a rain emergency meeting on Wednesday, after monsoon rains in Karachi triggered power outages and other problems. The meeting was also attended by Local Bodies Minister, Commissioner Karachi, Administrator KMC and PDMA authorities. According to the spokesperson for the... Read more
Trailer out: Is Fahad Mustafa’s struggling artist role in Actor In Law inspired by Quaid-e-Azam?
The trailer of the much-anticipated film Actor in Law is finally out and it has all the elements of a “social comedy.” The “story of real and fake” shows the lead actor Fahad Mustafa as an aspiring actor Shan Mirza, who after facing restrictions from his father, played by Om... Read more
BBC journalist called ‘paki’ by Brexit supporter
A high-profile BBC reporter has become the latest target of racist abuse after a string of anti-immigrant xenophobia was reported to police following Friday’s EU referendum result. Sima Kotecha, a reporter for BBC Radio 4 Today programme, was racially abused in her home town of Basingstoke during a discussion... Read more
India’s top court refuses to hear gay-sex ban challenge
New Delhi: India’s Supreme Court refused on Wednesday to hear a petition challenging a law criminalizing gay sex, a setback for gay rights activists battling in the country’s courts to get the ban overturned. A number of well-known lesbian, gay and bisexual Indians  had argued that Section 377 of India’s... Read more
Search operation in Punjab for Owais Ali Shah
Lahore: A search operation was conducted in Punjab on Wednesday for the recovery of barrister Owais Ali Shah, the kidnapped son of Sindh High Court’s Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah. The search operation was conducted by Punjab police to recover Owais Ali Shah. I.G. Punjab said that for the... Read more
Shahbaz Sharif upset at Intermediate paper ‘leak’
Lahore : Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Wednesday said that leaking exam papers was a serious crime and that any such act in the future will not be tolerated. Sharif was presiding over a meeting via a video link. During the meeting, Sharif directed authorities to take action... Read more
PIA offers to fly Turkish Airlines passengers following terror attack at Istanbul airport
In one of the deadliest of four attacks to rock Istanbul this year, a triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Ataturk airport killed at least 36 people, including foreigners. In this time of grief and confusion, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has come forward to extend all out support... Read more
Firebomb attack outside Australian mosque
Sydney: A firebomb attack outside an Australian mosque while worshippers were at prayer was condemned Wednesday by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, with one Islamic leader calling it a “hate crime”. No one was injured in Tuesday night’s blast which destroyed a car parked outside a mosque and Islamic college in... Read more
Game of Thrones what will happen in the end
Those who are crazy about Game of Throne will never go through this piece in any case, and here’s we are not talking about the winter. The HBO hit show’s co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have been quite vocal about their future plans — something that may not go... Read more
Sindh MD forecasts more rain in Karachi
The Sindh Meteorological Department has forecasted more rain in Karachi. On Tuesday rain at least five people were killed in different rain-related incidents following a brief, but highly sought-after spell of rain in Karachi. People in Karachi may face issues of power outage and disruption to travel in the... Read more