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...
Pakistan welcomes Trump offer to make peace with India
Pakistan on Thursday welcomed an offer by US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to ease tensions with nuclear-armed rival India over ongoing unrest in Kashmir, which both claim as their own. In an interview with Indian newspaper Hindustan Times last week, Trump said he would be pleased to be... Read more
Pakistan Army secures gold medal at Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2016
Pakistan Army team won a gold medal in recently concluded Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2016 where about 120 renowned armies of the world participated in the exercise. The exercise is one of the most arduous and prestigious military events, testing candidates leadership, field craft, discipline and both mental and physical... Read more
35 pc of population of Pakistan is aged 0-14 years
Thirty five percent of the total population of Pakistan is aged 0-14 years, out of which 2 million are 10 year old girls. “State of World Population Report 2016” was launched on Thursday and this year’s theme is “how our common future depends on a girl at this pivotal... Read more
Nintendo to release teaser video of next-generation console
Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd said it will release a short video later on Thursday of the next-generation game console it plans to launch globally in March – an announcement that sent its shares up more than 4 percent. The Kyoto-based games company has disclosed few details of the console... Read more
Indian court acquits 14 over 2002 massacre of Muslims
An Indian court on Thursday upheld appeals by 14 Hindus convicted over the massacre of 33 Muslims burnt alive during some of the worst religious unrest the country has seen since independence. The victims had crowded into a small house seeking shelter during a wave of anti-Muslim violence in... Read more
Kumar Sangakkara to lead Karachi Kings
Karachi Kings has announced former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara as new captain of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The announcement was made in a function of Karachi Kings held at Dubai. Chris Gayle, on the occasion, said that he will be fit for the next season of the league... Read more
COAS inaugurates Cadet College Spinkai’s new building
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Thursday inaugurated a newly constructed state-of-the-art building of Cadet College Spinkai in South Waziristan Agency. COAS while talking to the tribal elders and cadets said that the future of our country can only be secured through an educated and passionate youth.... Read more
NEPRA approves K-Electric’s plea for hike in power tariff
National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved the request of K-Electric, Karachi’s power utility, for hike in power tariff. NEPRA has agreed to increase the power tariff by Rs. 0.15 per unit, whereas the per unit power cost for August has been hiked by Rs. 0.23. The rates have been... Read more
SC rejects petition seeking restrain PTI to lock down Islamabad
The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ejected a petition to restrain the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) to lock down the Islamabad on November 02. The supreme court in the decision maintained that it must not interfere in political issues unless it was really required. The Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Anwer Zaheer Jamali... Read more
Six family members killed in Kashmore road accident
Six members of a family were killed when a tractor-trolley overturned near Guddu Barrage in Kashmore district of Sindh. According to details, a tractor trolley, carrying a number of people, overturned due to reckless driving leaving six people, including a woman dead, while seven others were wounded in the... Read more
Iran steps up weapons supply to Yemen’s Houthis via Oman
Iran has stepped up weapons transfers to the Houthis, the militia fighting the Saudi-backed government in Yemen, US, Western and Iranian officials tell Reuters, a development that threatens to prolong and intensify the 19-month-old war. The increased pace of transfers in recent months, which officials said include missiles and... Read more
In Final debate, Trump suggests he may reject election result
Republican candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested he might reject the outcome of the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election if he loses, a possibility his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton called “horrifying.” In their third and final presidential debate, Trump said he would wait to decide whether the outcome was... Read more
Supreme Court issues notices to PM Nawaz, others
The Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued notices to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the parties concerned on Thursday in  the Panama Papers Leaks Case. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard five identical pleas, clubbed together, filed under Article 184 of the Constitution,... Read more