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...
PEMRA decides to crackdown against illegal Indian channels
Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to launch a crackdown against illegal Indian channels in all major cities of the country. According to PEMRA sources, the crackdown on illegal Indian channels would be launched from October 15. Following a meeting between Chairman Pemra Absar Alam and Chief Minister Punjab... Read more
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 jolts northern areas of Pakistan
An earthquake  5.5 on the richter scale was felt in northwestern upper parts of the country. According to National Seismic Monitoring Centre of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the tremors of the earthquake were measured magnitude 5.5. Reports said the jolts were felt across Malakand Division, Abbottabad district, Peshawar,... Read more
Pakistan Army ready for war at every place : DG ISPR
Pakistan is absolutely geared up to war at every place, if it was imposed. Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt-General Asim Salim Bajwa holding a press briefing in Baghsar for journalists who were taken to Line of Control (LoC) to inspect the situation there, he said Pakistan had... Read more
44 Kashmiris martyred in Occupied Kashmir during September
In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism martyred 44 Kashmiris including 12 teenagers and a woman during last month. According to the data issued by Research Section of Kashmir Media Service on Saturday, eleven of those martyred were killed in a fake encounter. During... Read more
Nobel Literature Prize announcement pushed back to October 13
Good things come to those who wait, and the saying may ring true for the next Nobel literature laureate as the prize will be announced on October 13, a little later than usual, the Swedish Academy said Friday. The prestigious Nobel Literature Prize, first awarded in 1901, has traditionally... Read more
India resorts to unprovoked firing at LoC yet again
Indian forces once again resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling across the Line of Control on Saturday morning which lasted for four hours. According to details provided by sources, unprovoked shelling by the Indian border forces took place at the Chamb sector. Pakistani troops returned fire and responded befittingly... Read more
Pakistan thrash West Indies in first ODI
Babar Azam hit his maiden century while spinner Mohammad Nawaz grabbed four wickets as Pakistan thrashed the West Indies by 111 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method in the first day-night international on Friday. Azam’s rapid-fire 139-ball 120 helped Pakistan post a challenging 284-9 in a match reduced to 49... Read more
Imran announces Islamabad shutdown post Muharram
Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has given ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the state institutions, threatening that he will not allow the PML-N government to function after Muharram if the premier did not present himself for accountability and the state institutions failed to take any... Read more