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...
Iran shuts 800 shops for selling ‘unconventional’ coats
Iranian police said they had closed more than 800 clothes shops to stop them selling “unconventional” women’s coats, state media reported on Monday. A further 3,000 shops have been sent warnings, the IRNA news agency reported. A new fashion for women’s coats — known as “manteaux” in Iran —... Read more
Over 1,000 flee wildfire on Spain´s Costa Blanca
More than 1,000 people were evacuated after a wildfire fuelled by intense heat roared through brush surrounding a popular tourist resort on Spain´s Costa Blanca, officials said Monday. The blaze which broke out on Sunday near the Mediterranean resort of Javea, up the coast from the popular holiday spot... Read more
Defending champ Djokovic into US Open quarter-finals
Novak Djokovic steamed into the quarter-finals of the US Open with a 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 victory against 84th-ranked Briton Kyle Edmund. Edmund, playing in a Grand Slam fourth round for the first time, barely got a look-in during the first two sets against the world number one and defending... Read more
Twin Taliban suicide blasts in Kabul kill at least nine
At least nine people were killed Monday when two Taliban suicide bombers on foot struck close to the defence ministry in Kabul during late afternoon rush hour, the latest assault on the Afghan capital. Around 30 others were wounded in the assault, which comes as the Taliban intensify their... Read more
57 students injured as earthquake jolts Battagram
Peshawar: At least 57 students were injured during a stampede in a local school in Battagram . According to Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), a 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province early on Monday morning resulting 57 students were injured, three children who received serious injuries were shifted to district hospital for emergency medical... Read more
Senate body concerned over 21% reduction in PIA revenue
Senate Special Committee on Performance of PIA Monday expressed concern over 21 percent decrease in revenue of the national flag-carrier registered in a six month period from January to June 2016. The committee meeting, chaired by Mushahid Ullah Khan, directed the management of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to give... Read more
“Jo Quaid-e-Tehreek ka ghaddar, who maut ka haqdar”, threatening banners placed in Karachi
Unknown persons placed threatening banners in different parts of Karachi supporting Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) disowned London based leader. The banners chanted a slogan in support of MQM disowned leader and for those who quit the party.“Jo Quaid-e-Tehreek ka ghaddar, who maut ka haqdar (Quaid’s traitor deserves death),” It is not... Read more
PTI files appeal in SC against Panama Leaks plea rejection
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has filed an appeal in the Supreme Court after registrar office had rejected petition submitted for investigations over allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over the Panama Leaks. Speaking to media after filing the appeal, PTI counsel Barrister Hamid said that the Registrar has no powers to... Read more
Syria bomb blasts claim 43 lives
A string of bomb attacks hit across mostly government-controlled areas of Syria Monday, killing several dozen people including at least 30 in President Bashar al-Assad’s coastal stronghold of Tartus, state media said. At least 43 people died in the blasts, and 45 were also wounded in the double bombing... Read more
Speaker NA rejects all references against PM
Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has dismissed all references against the disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption charges anchored in Panama Leaks, sources revealed on Monday. Sadiq hasalso  rejected the reference filed by Awami Muslim League (AML) leader Sheikh Rashid for disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Sheikh Rashid... Read more
Murad Ali Shah arrives Lahore to convey a special message of Zardari
Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah landed in Lahore last night from Dubai to meet governor and chief minister of Punjab. Political pundits have termed the visit ‘important’ in the backdrop of recent momentum in opposition ranks after PTI and PAT protests against the government. Murad Ali... Read more
Five family members killed in Gujrat
 Five members has been killed over a personal enmity in Gujrat. According to police, the assailants on night between Sunday and Monday barged into the house located in the city area of Moeenud Dinpur and opened firing killing all the family members on the spot. The deceased Tasawwur Shah worked... Read more
Senate to discuss important national issues today
The Senate will begin its 252nd session in Islamabad today at 3PM. Besides carrying out legislative business, the House will also discuss important national issues during the session. The Upper House will also transact private members business. Meanwhile, the National Assembly is resuming its session in Islamabad today at... Read more
Eid-ul-Adha Holidays: Govt announce 3 days holidays
The federal government have announced 3 day public holidays for the annual festival of Eid ul Adha from September 12 to September 14. The government today announced three public holidays for the event of Eidul Azha to be celebrated on September 13, 2016. According to a notification issued by the... Read more