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...
Abb Takk host Sana Faisal poisoned by a ‘minor fan’
Abb Takk television host Sana Faisal was allegedly poisoned by a fan on Sunday. Abb Takk’s ‘Khufia’ programme host was allegedly approached by a minor ‘fan’ and asked the host for a selfie and an autograph, after which he gave her an ice cream. After eating the icecream sana was admitted... Read more
Unresolved Kashmir dispute fans regional culture of conflict: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Monday said India was unwilling to address historical disputes like Kashmir that directly fanned misunderstanding and fed into persistent regional culture of conflict. Addressing a US CENTCOM Conference in Germany, General Raheel offered to benefit from Pakistan’s initiative and experiences in... Read more
ECC approves reduction in price of imported urea
The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet here on Monday has approved the reduction in price of imported urea fertilizer and fixed its price at Rs. 1,200 par bag. The ECC which met here with Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar in chair approved the reduction... Read more
India begins campaign at United Nations to isolate Pakistan
India began a campaign to isolate Pakistan at the United Nations on Monday, telling the 193-member General Assembly it was time to identify nations who nurture, peddle and export terrorism and isolate them if they don’t join the global fight. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said the arrest of... Read more
Pakistani professor selected for Int’l Olympiad steering committee
The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) has selected a senior Pakistani professor as a member of the IChO’s steering committee. Prof. Dr. Khalid M. Khan, who is serving at International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, has been selected from the outsized pool of officials belonging... Read more
Emirates may operate domestic flights in Pakistan
Emirates airlines has denied a news report claiming that the carrier was planning to launch domestic flights in Pakistan. Emirates Airlines management in a statement denied such news and said “It has been misquoted,” A Pakistani daily newspaper, quoting an interview with Jabr Al Azeeby, Country Manager Pakistan Emirates Airline, said... Read more
Coke Studio sensation Momina Mustehsan gets engaged
Coke Studio sensation Momina Mustehsan engagement has left many heartbroken after she disclosed about her engagement. Momina wrote on her Twitter account with her fiancé in the engagement ceremony “Meet my fiancé, Ali Naqvi.We first met less than a month ago,our families really liked each other & now we’re engaged,”... Read more
Govt compensates families of 5300 stranded in Saudi Arabia
Chairman Board of Governors Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF), Amjad Malik Monday said around 5,300 families of Pakistani workers stranded in Saudi Arabia had been paid Rs 50,000 per family as compensation, as per data available in the Pakistani embassy. He said the compensation amount was being paid to the... Read more
Girl’s body found from gunny bag in Islamabad
 Two dead bodies were found stuffed in gunny bags from the outskirts of Islamabad near Thana Sabzi Mandi. The victims was identified as Anam Saleem, who had recently returned to Islamabad from United Arab Emirates. Her dead body was found dumped in the jurisdiction of Thana Sabzi Mandi. According... Read more
New development in Charlotte shooting case
Charlotte authorities have released footage of the deadly police shooting of a black man, but the images were inconclusive on the question of whether he was carrying a gun and peaceful protests soon resumed in the restive southern city. Protesters marched through downtown Charlotte to police headquarters late Saturday,... Read more
Nine injured in Charsadda bomb blast
Nine injured in a remote-controlled bomb blast in Shabqadar area of Charsadda on Monday. According to security forces, the terrorists detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) in Mian Kalay area of Shabqadar targeting a police van. The remote controlled bomb device was planted along the road, which was detonated... Read more
Two brothers killed in Kandhkot robbery
At least two brothers were killed and a woman wounded in a firing incident by dacoits in Kandhkot on Monday. The shooting took place overnight in Kandhkot area of Ghospura where ten dacoits barged into a house at gun-point. The robbers started spraying bullets when the inmates tried to resist them,... Read more