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...
Box Office: ‘Madea Halloween’ edges out ‘Jack Reacher 2’ with $27.6 million
It was a battle of the sequels at the multiplexes this weekend, as “Boo! A Madea Halloween” narrowly edged out “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” to claim first place at the domestic box office. The latest film in the long-running Madea series racked up $27.6 million. Comedian Chris Rock... Read more
Dollar at nine-month high on bets for Fed hike, Clinton victory
The dollar hit a nine-month high against a basket of currencies on Monday, buoyed by expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates this year and that Donald Trump will not become the U.S. president. After three straight weeks of gains, the dollar index – which tracks... Read more
India police kill 24 Maoists in shoot-out
Indian police on Monday killed 24 rebels in a shoot-out in eastern India, one of the heaviest casualties inflicted in recent years on the Maoists who are waging a long-running insurgency. Police said one commando was also killed after they ambushed at least 40 Maoist rebels gathered at a... Read more
1,510 dengue cases reported in Karachi
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed health department to take necessary measures to provide dengue kits to Tharparkar and Karachi for timely cure in increasing cases of dengue. He was presiding over a meeting on health services here at the CM House. The meeting was attended... Read more
SC bars NAB from exercising ‘voluntary return powers’
The Supreme Court of Pakistan and advised the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to stop from using its powers for voluntary return and plea bargain deals.  In today’s hearing the SC has stopped the NAB from using its powers under which the anti-corruption watchdog can drop charges against unscrupulous through voluntary return... Read more
Two Pakistanis citizen martyred in Indian firing at Sialkot sectors
At least two people including a minor girl were martyred and seven others wounded when Indian border force opened unprovoked firing at Harpal and Chuprar sectors of Working Boundary in Sialkot district. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), due to Indian unprovoked firing at working boundary last night a civilian Muhammad... Read more