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...
France elects first woman football chief
French football´s ruling body the Professional Football League (LFP) on Friday elected their first woman president with Nathalie Boy De La Tour winning a four-year term. Boy De La Tour who previously held a position with the “Football Foundation” which promotes the game in the community takes over from... Read more
Saudi Arabia to pay billions as oil revenues collapses
Saudi Arabia is working to pay billions of dollars owed to private firms after oil revenues collapsed, the kingdom’s new finance minister said on Thursday. The arrears have left tens of thousands of foreign workers, chiefly in the construction sector, struggling for months while they await back wages. “I... Read more
Trump win opens way for China to take climate leadership role
The election of climate change skeptic Donald Trump as president is likely to end the US leadership role in the international fight against global warming and may lead to the emergence of a new and unlikely champion: China. China worked closely with the administration of outgoing President Barack Obama to build... Read more
PP-78 by-elections: LHC disqualifies Rashida Yaqoob, Ahmed Ludhianv
A Lahore High Court division bench on Friday disqualified Rashida Yaqoob and Maulana Ahmed Ludhianvi to contest by-elections from PP-78, Jhang, which were scheduled to be held on December 1, 2016. The bench headed by Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan heard the appeals filed by Sheikh Sheraz Akram and Azhar... Read more
COAS lays foundation of Swat cantonment
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has laid foundation of Swat Cantonment. In a press release Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated that the COAS has laid foundation of Swat cantonment and chief minister and governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) were also present. Formal approval for establishment of... Read more
Legendary poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at 82
Leonard Cohen, the storied musician and poet hailed as one of the most visionary artists of his generation, has died at age 82, it was announced on Thursday. “It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away. We have lost one of music’s... Read more
Sindh govt announces public holiday on Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai
The Sindh government has announced public holiday on November 15, on account of annual Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. According to a notification, the 14th Safar (1438 A.H), November 15, 2016 will be a public holiday throughout the province. All educational institutions, provincial offices, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies,... Read more
Fresh protests in US cities over Trump win
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in several US cities for a second night of nationwide protests on Thursday over the stunning election of Donald Trump to the presidency. Shouting “Not my president!” and carrying placards that read “I did not elect hate for president,” some 300 people... Read more
Ishratul Ebad Khan leaves for Dubai
Former Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan has left for Dubai.  Former Sindh Governor traveled to Dubai via Emirates flight EK-605 from Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport in the wee hours of Friday. Ebad Khan was removed as Governor on Wednesday after gaining the distinction of becoming the longest-serving governor... Read more
Justice (R) Saeed-uz-Zaman sworn in as Sindh Governor
Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui was sworn in as the 30th Governor of Sindh today. Siddoqui has replaced the longest-serving governor in Pakistan’s history Dr Ishratul Ebad. The oath taking ceremony was conducted at the Governor House in Karachi in the presence of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad... Read more