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...
Contract theory earns pair Nobel Economics Prize
Two US-based academics won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for groundbreaking research on contract theory that has helped design insurance policies, executive pay and even prison management. Oliver Hart, a British-American economist, and Bengt Holmstrom of Finland “have developed contract theory, a comprehensive framework for analysing many diverse... Read more
Emirati model breaks taboos to follow catwalk dream
In a flowing scarlet dress, Rafeea al-Hajsi fulfilled a dream by becoming the first Emirati model to strut the Arab Fashion Week catwalk after years battling social constraints. “It´s amazing to be on the catwalk… a lovely feeling,” she said. “I enjoy it with all my heart.” As she... Read more
General Raheel Sharif inaugurates 4th Pak Battalion
Chief of army staff, General Raheel Sharif visited Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Kakul today. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) , the visit was focused on reviewing the current training regime for cadets and PMA’s capacity enhancement projects including  inauguration of 4th Pakistan Battalion. COAS appreciated ongoing improvements in... Read more
COAS shows concern over media report on national security
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif shown his serious reservations over recent media report about civil and military leaderships and held this report as against fundamental principles of reporting. COAS expressed concern over the publication of a fabricated news story in the paper pertaining to security issues purportedly... Read more
Nawaz Sharif pleas ECP to dismiss all disqualification petitions
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif  has plead the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to dismiss all applications that seek his disqualification over corruption charges mentioned in Panama Leaks. In today’s hearing the former Attorney General Salman Aslam Butt submitted PM Sharif’s reply at the ECP in response to disqualification over charges anchored... Read more
Nawaz chairs central working meeting on PTI Islamabad shutdown call
Prime Minister Nawar Sharif  chairing  the central working committee of PML-N  in Islamabad. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif speaking in the meeting said that his government coming into power faced several formidable challenges and government has gradually overcome the challenges. “The economy has stabilized and the incidents of terrorism have... Read more
Sealed shops in Empress Market robbed despite foolproof security
At least 20 sealed shops by police in Empress Market as part of security measures for mourning processions of Muharram-ul-Haram has been robbed. According to initial report on local news channel ‘Samaa News”, a band of thieves broke into the foul-safe security overnight and made away with money worth over a... Read more
Sheikh Rasheed visits Qadri in London to discuss Islamabad showdown plan
Chief of Awami Muslim League (AML) Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed visited Pakistani Awami Tehrik (PAT) head Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri  in London to discuss PTI’s upcoming Islamabad protest against the government on October 30. According to PAT sources, during the meeting Dr. Qadri discussed all modalities of PTI’s Islamabad protest, however Sheikh Rasheed... Read more
Mobile phone services in KPK to be suspend on 9-10 Muharram
The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) has decided to suspend mobile phone services on the 9th and 10th of Muharram.  According to provincial Interior Secretary Siraj Ahmad, mobile phone services will be suspended in all twelve districts of the province which include Kohat, Hangu, Peshawar, DI Khan, Mansehra, Haripur,... Read more
OGRA proposes hike in gas tariff by 36pc
The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has increased the gas tariff by 36 percent in the current financial year 2016-17. According to local news paper ‘ The News Pakistan’  OGRA  proposed to increase the gas price for the Sui Northern Gas Private Limited (SNGPL) by Rs57.89 per MMBTU and decreased... Read more
Samsung halts production of recalled Note 7
Samsung Electronics has suspended production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, a report said on Monday, a month after a recall prompted by battery explosions and a day after two major overseas distributors halted replacements. Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone maker, declined to comment on the report by South... Read more
Sri Lanka cricket team attack mastermind Qari Ajmal killed in Afghanistan
Qari Ajmal an alleged wanted mastermind of the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore was reportedly killed in Afghanistan. Afghan police officials claimed on Sunday a highly wanted militant linked to a number of high-profile attacks was killed in a joint Afghan-US special forces operation in eastern Afghanistan.... Read more
Trump vows to jail Clinton over emails if he wins White House
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump vowed on Sunday to put his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in jail if he wins the White House next month because she operated a private email server while U.S. secretary of state. Trump said he would appoint a special prosecutor to look into the... Read more