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...
Your battery status is being used to track you online
A little-known web standard that lets site owners tell how much battery life a mobile device has left has been found to enable tracking online, a year after privacy researchers warned that it had the potential to do just that. The battery status API was introduced in HTML5, the... Read more
12 killed in Jamshoro road accident
At least twelve people were killed and 35 others injured after a bus collided with a truck near Thermal Power Jamshoro on Tuesday morning. According to rescue sources, accident took place at Indus Highway when the bus, traveling from Dera Ismail Khan to Karachi, crashed into a truck after which... Read more
Hit musical ‘Cats’ returns to Broadway
“Cats”, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical based on poet T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats”, has returned to Broadway after 16 years. The revival show, starring singer Leona Lewis, had its official opening on Sunday at the Neil Simon Theater. “Cats” debuted in London’s West End... Read more
Olympics: Depleted Pakistan make up the numbers in Rio
When 206 nations march past during the Rio Olympics opening ceremony, a mere seven-athlete team will represent Pakistan — one fewer than the contingent sent by tiny Atlantic island Bermuda. Despite producing world-class cricketers, hockey players and squash champions in 68 years since independence, Pakistan’s Olympic medal tally is... Read more
Ankara has Pakistan’s full cooperation against ‘Fethullah Terror Organisation’: Turkish FM
Pakistan and Turkey agreed to transform warm relationship into a durable strategic and economic partnership. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday  said  Ankara had Pakistan’s “full cooperation” on taking action against what Turkey calls the Fethullah Terror Organisation (Feto) – headed by Fethullah Gulen, who Turkey... Read more
FIA presents proposals to deal with cybercrime
The Federal Investigation agency (FIA) has proposed to establish a special tribunal, purchase of (IT-related) equipment and extensive training of officials of all departments of law enforcement agencies to deal with the new challenge. An FIA official told local daily newspaper ‘Dawn’ “The FIA has proposed to the interior ministry... Read more
Lahore High Court allows Shia women to perform Haj without Mehram
Lahore High Court directed the religious affairs ministry on Monday to allow Shia women to perform Haj without Mehram. Justice Ayesha A. Malik granted the interim relief to Shia women after the ministry’s counsel sought more time to disclose the name of the official who had decided to follow... Read more
US warplanes launch bombing campaign on IS in Libya
U.S. planes bombed Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday, responding to the U.N.-backed government’s request to help push the militants from their former stronghold of Sirte in what U.S. officials described as the start of a sustained campaign against the extremist group in the city. “The first air... Read more
Nadal still doubtful over Rio participation
Rafael Nadal has conceded he is not yet sure that he will be able to represent Spain at the Rio Olympics as his fitness concerns linger. The 2008 gold medalist withdrew from the French Open with a wrist injury and missed Wimbledon. “I will not be at the best... Read more
Trump campaign asks Capitol Hill for backing in Khan controversy
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign appealed to Capitol Hill for support on Monday as his attacks on the Muslim parents of a decorated U.S. soldier killed in Iraq drew sharp rebukes from fellow party members. Trump’s criticism of Khizr Khan and Ghazala Khan, who took the stage at... Read more
FC kill three terrorists in Turbat
Frontier Corps (FC) gunned down three terrorists during a raid near Khoshab area in Turbat. According to FC spokesman said the terrorists belonged to a banned outfit and the dead were involved in attacking security forces. FC has also seized huge cache of weapons and fou hideouts were destructed,... Read more
Nisar warns foreigners to surrender Pakistani CNICs before August 31
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has warned to action against foreigners holding fake Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) after August 31. Nisar Ali Khan  addressing a press conference in Islamabad on Monday warned the foreigners holding fake CNICs to surrender their cards before the end of this month, adding that... Read more
France shut around 20 mosques since December: minister
French authorities have shut down around 20 mosques and prayer halls considered to be preaching radicalism since December, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday. “There is no place … in France for those who call for and incite hatred in prayer halls or in mosques, and who don’t... Read more
Capital Police alert about Girlfriend group
Capital City Police have warned against a gang of girls defraud boys by luring them to be girfriend. Islamabad police alerted citizens against the Girlfriend Group after a Islamabad resident Shafqat Mehmood, was robbed. According to details, a local girl stole credit card from Mehmood and did shopping worth Rs.1.6... Read more