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...
Finally Fawad Khan speaks after IMPPA ban
Pakistani Fawad Khan spoken after after escalations between Pakistan and India following Uri attack. Indian media had reported that Fawad Khan had left India after the threats from Indian extremists. Fawad Khan in a message on Facebook, said “I’ve been in Lahore since July as my wife and I had... Read more
Supreme Court disqualifies PML-N MPA Rashida Yaqoob
The Supreme Court on Friday maintained Election Tribunal verdict and disqualified Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Rashida Yaqoob over concealing her assets and ordered re-election in PP-78 Jahng. The verdict, reserved on March 4 was read by Justice Dost Muhammad Khan over four petitions filed... Read more
CTD arrest nine Al-Qaeda, LeJ terrorists in Karachi
Sindh Counter Terrorism Department round up nine suspected terrorists linked with banned terrorist outfits Al Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Jhagvi in a raid in Karachi on Friday. Umar Shahid, a senior CTD officer, while talking to local news channel ‘Samaa Tv’ said that terrorists were planning a major attack on Muharram processions... Read more
Creepy clown hoaxes lead to 12 arrests in US
A series of creepy clown sightings across the United States has caused a wave of hysteria, forcing police and schools to scramble to contain spreading jitters, and even the White House to weigh in. The spooky sightings were first reported in August in South Carolina when police were called... Read more
Facebook’s Oculus pushes virtual reality with new gear
Facebook on Thursday worked to ramp up enthusiasm for its virtual reality line, unveiling new gear including a lower-end wireless headset prototype. The company’s Oculus virtual reality division is set to release in coming months a new “Touch” controller and a more affordable computer for powering virtual experiences using... Read more
COAS lauds troops morale along Working Boundary
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif has appreciated the high state of morale, operational preparedness and vigil being maintained by troops along the Working Boundary and International Border. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military, Gen. Raheel on Friday visited Pakistan... Read more
Saudi grooves to new beat as entertainment opens up
With pumping hip hop beats and electrifying dancers, Saudi Arabia has launched what’s being hailed as an entertainment revolution for the ultra-conservative kingdom, which usually tightly restricts music, dance and theater. Hundreds of men and women, side-by-side, hooted their appreciation and clapped to the beat as New York-based theatrical group... Read more
Twin Rail blasts near Machh leave four dead
At least four people were killed and 16 others were killed when Pakistan Railways (PR) passenger train was hit by two bombs rigged to rail track near Machh district. According to details, an explosions took place at a railway track which caused two bogies of Jaffar Express to derail. The... Read more
Four die as freight train crashes buss in Pattoki
Four people were killed and 18 others were injured when a freight train crashed into a passenger bus at Landa railway crossing in Pattoki town of Kasur district. According to Pakistan Railways, the incident took place when a passenger bus heading from Dholan to Theng Chak No. 7 was... Read more
Govt to set up passport offices in all districts
The Senate was informed on Friday that passport offices will be set up in all districts by January next year. Minister of State for Interior Baligh-ur-Rehman told the Upper House while responding to a call attention notice, moved by Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar, that work in this regard is... Read more
22 Indian airports on high alert after Intelligence warning of terror attack
Intelligence agencies have warned of a possible terror attack at airports in four states as well as Delhi.  22 airports in the four states have been sent detailed warnings and authorities have confirmed high security measures are being implemented. According the intelligence reports, 22 airports in the four states... Read more
French court rejects plagiarism case against Rihanna
A French court on Thursday cleared singing superstar Rihanna of plagiarism in a case brought by a US visual artist who was claiming millions of euros in compensation. The court rejected James Clar’s claim that an installation featured in Rihanna’s 2010 music video “Rockstar 101” was copied from one... Read more
Pro COAS banners reemerge with new slogan in Karachi
The pro Chief of Army Staff banners resurfaced in Karachi, with news slogans, calling upon the Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif to ‘move forward for the sake of Pakistan’. The new emerging banner bearing picture of General Sharif which have been placed alongside various main roads in... Read more
More than 300 dead in southern Haiti from hurricane: senator
Hurricane Matthew killed more than 300 people as it smashed through southern Haiti, a senator from the region said Thursday. Senator Herve Fourcand said that figure is still preliminary, as some areas hit by the powerful storm are still inaccessible. Haiti’s southern peninsula was the hardest hit by the... Read more