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...
PML-N wins Sahiwal NA-162 by-election
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday won by-election for National Assembly Constituency NA-162 in Chichawatni district of Punjab. According to unofficial and unconfirmed results from 280 polling stations out of total 293 showed that PML-N candidate Tufail Butt secured 72,733 votes, defeating Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan People’s Party. PTI... Read more
Pakistan fully prepared to respond to any threat, COAS retorts
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif  reiterated that Pakistan Army us fully prepared to respond to the entire spectrum of direct and indirect threats. According to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement COAS during a corps commander’s conference on Monday said  ” Pakistan Army fully prepared to respond to... Read more
MQM’s Rasheed Godil admitted to hospital after heart attack
Senior Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Rasheed Godil had an heart attack last night and under treatment at a cardio hospital in Rawalpind. Godil’s family members have appealed people to pray for his early recovery. Doctors earlier perform angiography on the patient and decided to conduct angioplasty after his blood... Read more
Thousands flock to Indian Himalayas for rare Buddhist festival
Tundreds of thousands of monks, devotees and tourists have flocked to India’s remote Ladakh region for a rare Buddhist festival, dubbed the “Kumbh Mela of the Himalayas” by promoters. Dancers in bright, silk costumes and striking headgear performed to drum and pipe music as part of the festival being... Read more
Seven killed as van plunges into gorge in DI Khan
At least seven people were killed and four others sustained injuries when a passenger pick-up van plunged into a gorge here on Monday. Police said the incident occurred near Hassankhel at Dara Zinda Road where a speeding passenger pick-up van fell into ravine, killing seven passengers and injuring four... Read more
CJP urges state institutions to work within constitutional limits
Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali has urged the state institutions to work within their constitutional limits. CJP Jamali addressing the opening ceremony of the Judicial Year 2016-17 at Supreme Court premises in Islamabad said that some political parties are backing terrorists to further their party interests. The... Read more
Charmian Carr dies at age 73
Charmian Carr, beloved by fans for her role as the rebellious daughter, Liesl Von Trapp, in the Academy Award-winning film “The Sound of Music,” has died at the age of 73, her family said on Sunday. Carr died on Saturday of complications from a rare form of dementia in... Read more
Rio Paralympics 2016 end with music and relief
Rio said farewell to the 2016 Paralympics on Sunday in a closing ceremony showcasing Brazil’s passion for music and celebrating what many consider to have been a surprisingly successful Games. The famous Maracana football stadium was packed, with the Paralympians themselves seated across the field, as proceedings kicked off... Read more
Putin set to win fourth term in office
Russia´s ruling United Russia party has cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. Sunday´s ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to... Read more
Rao Anwar challenges suspension in SHC
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Rao Anwar has challenged his suspension in the Sindh High Court (SHC). Sindh chief minister Murad Ali Shah suspended Anwar to raid MQM leader Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hasan’s house without the permission of the Sindh Assembly speaker. Chief Minister had asked the Sindh inspector general to suspend Anwar... Read more
Entry of heavy traffic banned at Shahrah Faisal from today
Karachi traffic police has banned the entry of heavy traffic at Karachi’s Shahrah-e-Faisal has completely been banned from 7:00 a.m to 11:00 p.m. The city traffic police have taken action to make Shahrah-e-Faisal gridlock-free and decided to ban movement of heavy traffic with effect from Monday (today). DIG Traffic Ameer Shaikh... Read more
PTI, PML-N to lock horns for Sahilwal NA-162 by-election today
Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf ( PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidates to contest for Sahiwal NA-162 by-election today. The seat fell vacant after PTI MNA Rai Hassan Nawaz Khan was disqualified by the Supreme Court for concealing his assets. A total of 340,347 voters have been registered in the constituency, out... Read more