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...
Facebook adds food ordering feature
Facebook Inc said users in the United States would be able to order food through the Facebook pages of restaurants starting on Wednesday as part of its efforts to connect users and businesses. Users will also be able to get quotes from businesses, buy movie tickets and book appointments... Read more
Leonardo DiCaprio to bring back Captain Planet
Leonardo DiCaprio is looking to bring pollution-fighting hero Captain Planet to the big screen reports The Hollywood Reporter. The Oscar-winning actor’s Appian Way Productions company is teaming up with Paramount to obtain the rights to the popular 1990s cartoon series. Jono Matt, known for his work on Sons of Anarchy... Read more
2nd  PSL drafting kicks-off in Dubai
The Pakistan Super League (PSL) drafting for 2017 has been kicked-off with five franchises in Dubai. PSL 2017, 414 players, names have been included in the draft list. The top  Platinum category, includes Shahid Afridi, Misbah-ul-Haq and Shoaib Malik from Pakistan whereas foreign players Brendon McCullum, Chris Gayle, Shane Watson,... Read more
Malala urges Muslims to unite for peace
Pakistan´s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, giving a speech Wednesday in the Emirates, urged Muslims to respect the “true message of Islam” and unite against wars in their countries. The 19-year-old, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 after she had publicly advocated education... Read more
Governor Sindh lambasts Mustafa Kamal
Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan lambasted Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chief Syed Mustafa Kamal over allegations levelled by him. Reacting on allegations of PSP chief Sindh Governor has said that no criminal including those involved in May 12 mayhem and Baldia Factory fire will be spared. Governor Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad... Read more
Taliban reject reports of secret talks with Afghanistan
The Taliban on Wednesday rejected reports of secret meetings with the Afghan government in a bid to resume long-stalled peace negotiations, insisting that their hardline policy remains unchanged. Afghan officials on Tuesday said they held two meetings since September in Doha, where the Taliban maintain a political office, after... Read more
Beaconhouse withdraws Punjabi Foul language circular after controversy
The Beaconhouse School System has withdrawn Punjabi Foul language circular after the controversy. Earlier,  Beaconhouse  Sahiwal Boys Campus  in a circular warned students to take disciplinary action policy on speaking Punjabi within and outside the school premises and termed it as ‘foul language’. In a statement today (Wednesday), the Beaconhouse School System has maintained that the... Read more
Losses, arrears of Pak Steel Mills jump over Rs170 billion
The Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) had reached over Rs170 billion. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday was informed that overall losses of Pakistan Steel Mills  (PSM)  have reached to 170 billion. The committee was also informed that even Russia and China had refused to revive the mills, as... Read more
43 Baloch Republican Army militants surrender to FC in Dera Bugti
At least 43 militants surrendered in Dera Bugti district of Balochistan  to security forces. A spokesman for Frontier Corps Balochistan said here 43 militants who belonged to banned militant organization, Baloch Republican Army (BRA), has surrendered in a ceremony in Dera Bugti. “The militants who surrendered have vowed to... Read more
Saudi prince executed for murder
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed a member of the royal family for murder, in a rare case involving one of the thousands of members of the House of Saud. Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was put to death in the capital Riyadh for shooting dead Adel al-Mahemid, a Saudi,... Read more