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...
PTI lawmaker Jamshed Mehmand decides to join PML-N
A major setback for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and PTI Chief Imran Khan as MPA in Khyber Pakthunkhwa  (KPK), Jamshed Mehmand has decided to quit his party and join the rival Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N). According to a source, Mehmand has decided to join the PML-N and a formal announcement is this... Read more
Samuels leads West Indies fight in first Test
Marlon Samuels hit an attractive half-century to lead the West Indies fight on the third day of the first day-night Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Saturday. Samuels was unbeaten on 50 while his partner Darren Bravo was batting on 30 as West Indies still trail Pakistan’s first innings... Read more
Karachi Police arrest 5 students in schoolgirls missing case
Karachi police have arrested five suspects students including a student of seventh on disappearance of three schoolgirls. As many as three female students of ninth class could not be found so far after they had gone missing yesterday as their parents said the girls went to school. The case... Read more
Six killed as car plunges into River Neelum
At least six people lost their lives on Saturday when their car plunged into River Neelum in Muzaffarabad. The deceased were on their way back home after attending a funeral, when they met accident in Muzaffarabad area of Noseri. According to Rescue sources, two people were wounded in the... Read more
Rebellion within IS, 58 ‘rebels’ led by Baghdadi’s close aide executed
Islamic State has crushed a rebellion plot in Mosul, led by one of the group’s commanders who aimed to switch sides and help deliver the caliphate’s Iraqi capital to government forces, residents and Iraqi security officials said. Islamic State (IS) executed 58 people suspected of taking part in the... Read more
Indian government will continue giving visas to Pakistani artistes
India has has no problem in issuing visas to Pakistani artistes, a Union Home Ministry official said on Friday. “Government of India has no problem in giving visa to any Pakistani artiste,” a Home Ministry official told IANS. “We have no problem in granting visas. If a person applies... Read more
Pakistan hands dossier about HR violations in IoK to UK’s special representative
Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Syed Ibne Abbas handed over a dossier on human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir to UK’s Special Representative on Afghanistan and Pakistan Owen Jenkins in London.      The dossier contains details of gross human rights violations by Indian occupation forces in... Read more
Azerbaijan interest in buying JF-17 fighter aircraft
Azerbaijan has shown interest in purchasing Pakistani defence products, including the upgraded version of Pakistan’s JF-17 fighter aircraft. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is on official visit is expected to strengthen cooperation in the military and defence sectors of the two nations. Both sides agree that a high-level delegation will... Read more
Another Constable gunned down in Karachi
Gunmen shot dead a police constable in Karachi in a brought daylight attack on Saturday. According to police officials, four armed men on two motorbikes fired shots on Constable Munawar near his home in city’s North Nazimabad. Munawar was on way to his duty on a bike. His body was... Read more
Bolt announces to retire after Racers Grand Prix in June
Jamaica’s Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will run his last race on home soil at June’s Racers Grand Prix before retiring from competition two months later, he said on Friday. The 30-year-old, who won the 100 metres at this year’s Racers Grand Prix, has already said he plans to... Read more