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...
After losing two points, Pakistan still second in ICC Test team rankings
Pakistan lost two points in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) team rankings for Tests after a loss in the final match against West Indies in Sharjah but they were able to retain their second position on the table. Pakistan went to the top of the rankings after drawing four-match... Read more
Meryl Streep to get Golden Globes lifetime award
Meryl Streep, regarded as the finest actress of her generation, will get the Golden Globes lifetime achievement award at the annual ceremony in January, organizers announced on Thursday. Streep, a three-time Oscar winner, will be presented with the Cecil B. DeMille award in recognition of her 40 years in... Read more
Sharbat Gula sentenced 15-day jail, deportation
Nat Geo’s famed Afghan girl, Sharbat Gula, to be deported to Afghanistan after serving a 15-day jail sentence and paying a fine of Rs.110,000 for holding fake Pakistani documents. A special anti-corruption and immigration court issued orders after the lady confessed to holding fake Pakistani passport and ID card.... Read more
Windies defeat a ´wake-up call´ for Pakistan: Mickey Arthur
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said his team had been given a wake-up call for their tours of New Zealand and Australia after they became the West Indies´ first Test victims in 18 months. Pakistan had already clinched the series by winning the first two Tests, but Kraigg Brathwaite´s heroics... Read more
Eight killed, over 100 wounded by PKK bombing in southeast Turkey
Eight people were killed, including two police, and over 100 wounded in a car bombing by Kurdish militants in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Friday, updating an earlier toll. The blast, which Yildirim said was carried out by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party... Read more
Supermoon would appear in Pakistan
The supermoon will be visible in Pakistan and  on November 14. According to scientist, the supermoon that will appear will be the biggest so far of the 21st century. which will again appear in 2034. Moon spotters in Asia are perhaps the best placed to catch the moon at its absolute largest,... Read more
Pakistan decides to stay away from tobacco conference in India
Pakistan will not attend a global tobacco-control conference in India next week, a government minister said on Friday, in the latest fallout of strained diplomatic ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors. India is hosting the biennial conference of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the only global treaty... Read more
Jahangir Tareen files Rs30 bn defamation suit against Shahbaz Sharif
The  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Secretary General Jahangir Tareen has filed a 30 billion defamation suit against Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif. A court in Islamabad on Friday issued notice to Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif to submit his response in a case of Rs.30 billion defamation suit against him filed.... Read more