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...
COAS vows to defend every inch of Pakistan
In the wake of threats by Indian leadership after attack on their army camp in the Occupied Kashmir, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif says Pakistan Army will defend each and every inch of the country at all costs. Gen Sharif while addressing the officers during his visit... Read more
Sheikh Rashid files petition to SC for Nawaz Sharif disqualification
Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rashid filed a petition to Supreme Court of Pakistan to order Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification. Sheikh Rashid filed petition in the apex court to institute a commission on Panama Leaks and stop Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from functioning forthwith. Sheikh Rashid said the... Read more
India signs deal to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets
India signed a formal agreement Friday to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France´s Dassault for a reported 7.9 billion euros ($8.8 billion), one of its biggest defence deals in decades. India´s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian signed the agreement at a ceremony... Read more
Extremist group gives Fawad Khan, Ali Zafar and Mahira Khan 48 hours to leave India
An Indian political group has threatened Pakistani actors particularly Fawad Khan, Ali Zafar and Mahira Khan to leave India within next 48 hours. According to Indian media reports, an Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS)-affiliate on Friday set a 48-hour deadline for all Pakistani artists working in India to immediately leave the country.... Read more
Russian troops arrive in Pakistan for joint military exercises
 Russian army reached in Pakistan on Friday morning to take part in first ever joint military exercises, dubbed as ‘Friendship-2016′. According to statement of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) . The contingent of Russian ground forces arrived in Pakistan for 1st ever Pak-Russian joint exercise (2 weeks) from 24 Sep to... Read more
West Indies face in-form Pakistan in series opener today
The West Indies will hope to forget their off-field turmoil and underline their status as World Twenty20 champions when they face buoyant Pakistan in a three-match series starting on Friday. The supremely talented but troubled side have arrived in the United Arab Emirates after sacking coach Phil Simmons and... Read more
Yahoo hack hit 500 million users, likely ‘state sponsored’
Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) said on Thursday that at least 500 million of its accounts were hacked in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored actor, a theft that appeared to be the world’s biggest known cyber breach by far. Cyber thieves may have stolen names, email addresses, telephone... Read more
No imminent war threat; Pakistan not to be drawn into war talk
Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi Thursday said that Pakistan would not be drawn into the war talk as any such words between the two nuclear powers would be irrational. “India has been beating the war drum in response to the diplomatic pressure (on prevailing... Read more
Magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolts Nawabshah, Hyderabad and outskirts
An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 on the Richter scale shook Nawabshah, Hyderabad, Hala and other areas of Sindh on Friday night. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the epicenter of the earthquake was located 60 km Northeast from Nawabshah at a depth of 20 kilometers. Rescue officals said that at... Read more