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...
Polio worker killed in Jamrud: officials
A polio worker was gunned down Wednesday as he was administering vaccines to children in Jamrud, officials said, the latest casualty in the country´s long campaign against the crippling disease. The incident occurred in Jamrud area of the tense Khyber tribal district that borders Afghanistan and was once a... Read more
No ban on pushups, Sethi urges media not to politicise cricket team
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Najam Sethi advised media not to ‘politicize the team’ on pushup issue. Following the media reports on ban of performing celebratory push ups, Sethi on Twitter rejected such news and commented that there is no ban on players doing push up, whereas he... Read more
Bonistan Football Club player Mehboob Baloch among martyred in Quetta attack
Bonistan Football Club footballer Mohammad Mehboob Baloch among 61 died in the attack on Police Training Centre in Quetta on Monday. Baloch was one of the best players in Bonistan Football Club and represented  club in all major tournaments in the province. Baloch was recuited in Balochistan police based on... Read more
Russia unveils most powerful ‘Satan 2’ missile
Russia has released the first image of its new nuclear missile, a weapon so powerful that it could wipe out nearly all of the United Kingdom or France. The RS-28 Sarmat thermonuclear-armed ballistic missile was commissioned in 2011 and is expected to come into service in 2018. The first... Read more
Six face trial in France over topless photos of British royal Kate
Six people including photographers and senior media industry officials are to face trial in France under privacy laws over the publication of photographs of Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton topless in 2012, according to French media reports. The reports, citing French national news agency Agence France Presse and... Read more
FIA arrests NAT Geo ´Afghan girl´Sharbat Bibi
An Afghan woman immortalised on a celebrated National Geographic magazine cover as a green-eyed 12-year-old girl was arrested Wednesday for living in Pakistan on fraudulent identity papers. The haunting image of Sharbat Gula, taken in a Pakistan refugee camp by photographer Steve McCurry, became the most famous cover image... Read more
SNGPL, SSGCL to print meter-reading photos on utility bills
The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) and Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) will print photos of meter-reading on utility bills, like electricity bills, to facilitate consumers and end excessive billing complaints. “Following directives of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Resources, the gas companies... Read more
Following expressing concern in NA Standing Committee Cricketers barred from performing push-ups
Pakistan cricketers barred from performing the celebratory push-ups after it came under discussion in a meeting of Senate Standing Committee where lawmakers expressed their ‘concerns’ over cricketers’ unique style to rejoice the win in the ground. According to local news channel ‘Samaa News’, the matter unexpectedly came under discussion in Senate... Read more
Doing Business Report 2017: Pakistan among 10 ‘most-improved’ countries
The World Bank, in its annual “Doing Business 2017” report has concluded that Pakistan is among the 10 ‘most-improved’ economies out of 190 reviewed by the bank. The report said Pakistan’s performance has improved, indicating that the country is now more business-friendly for small and medium size enterprises. The... Read more
PTI Islamabad protest Pakistan’s internal matter: USA
The United States of America said on Tuesday that the upcoming Islamabad protest and sit-in was Pakistan’s internal matter, stating that USA supported the democratic process in Islamabad.  Spokesperson for United States Department of State John Kirby said that United States considered the upcoming movement as well as the... Read more
BlackBerry launches new Android DTEK60 phone
BlackBerry Ltd launched its third Android-based phone on Tuesday, the last device whose success will be the company’s financial responsibility, opting to price its top-end device well below Apple Inc’s iPhone 7. The Canadian smartphone pioneer, which has lost most of the market to Apple and others, last month... Read more
Four killed, one injured in Mastung firing
At least four men shot dead and one injured near Bus Stop area of Mastung district on Tuesday. According to police sources, the victims were near the Bus Stop when armed assailants opened fire at them and fled away from the scene. As a result, four men died on... Read more
PILDAT ranks KPK Government at top in quality of Governance
The Provincial Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has secured popular support for its performance in Governance, with reception of positive Approval Ratings in 18 out 28 Governance Indicators. These public views are part of a Nationwide Public Opinion Poll conducted by PILDAT on Quality of Governance in Pakistan at the... Read more