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...
ATC approves police plea to close Azizabad ammunitions recovery case
An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of Karachi has approved police plea to close Azizabad ammunitions recovery case. Investigation Officer (IO) of police had pleaded to make the case A class, which means that it will be closed for now and could reopen after a criminal confesses his involvement into it. The... Read more
Sessions court sentenced man two year for blackmailing girls on social media
A sessions court sentenced two years imprisonment and fined of Rs. 30,000 for cyber crime activities. According to the Federal Investigation Agency, the suspect was proven guilty of uploading private pictures of girls on social media and the internet, which caused immense emotional stress and disrespect to their families.... Read more
Prince to be celebrated at Paisley Park one year after death
Influential pop star Prince will be celebrated over a four-day festival at his Paisley Park Studios compound in Minnesota on the first anniversary of his death, organisers said on Monday. “Celebration 2017” will take place from April 20-23, with tickets starting at $499 for the four-day event that will... Read more
Pakistanis face strict UAE visa policy
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) toughened its visa policy for Pakistanis, particularly for those holding official and diplomatic passports. Official passport holders are required to wait for a longer time to get visas, contrary to the norms that accord priority to such passport holders. This startling revelation was made... Read more
OPF increases concession in tuition fee from 25% to 50%
Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) has increased concession in tuition fee from 25 percent to 50 percent for children of overseas Pakistanis studying in its various educational institutions. Over 2500 children of overseas Pakistanis will be benefitted from this concession, a press release issued here on Tuesday said. The decision... Read more
Six teams wiped out by plane disasters
The plane crash in Colombia involving Brazilian football team Chapecoense Real that killed 76 people is far from the first such tragedy to strike the world of sport. Here is a look at six other disasters: – Italy’s Torino Grande: 1949 –  A plane carrying famed Italian football club... Read more
Seven Indian soldiers killed in attack on army base
Seven Indian soldiers were killed after militants disguised as policemen stormed a major army base on Tuesday, as tensions between the two neighbours ran high after weeks of cross-border firing. Four suspected militants were also killed in the stand-off with security forces inside the command centre in the occupied... Read more
Propaganda against army leadership deplorable: ISPR
Director General ISPR, Lt Gen Asim Bajwa has said that propaganda is being done about new leadership of the army. After the change of command ceremony DG ISPR while talking to media reporters said  “Speculations and propaganda against military leadership are baseless and deplorable. Such negative propaganda against army... Read more
76 dead after plane carrying Brazilian football team crashes in Colombia
At least five people are believed to have survived after a plane carrying 81 passengers, including members of a top flight Brazillian football team, crashed in Colombia, officials said. So far 25 bodies have been recovered and 76 passengers are reported dead. Rescue operations at the site of a... Read more
Iranian vessel points weapon at U.S. helicopter: officials
A small Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard vessel pointed its weapon at a U.S. military helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, two U.S. defense officials told Reuters on Monday, an action they described as “unsafe and unprofessional.” The incident is the latest in a series of similar actions... Read more
COAS Farewell: General Raheel visits Yadgar-e-Shuhada
Outgoing chief General Raheel visited Yadgar-e-Shuhada and laid a floral wreath and offered Fateha. COAS-Designate General Bajwa was also present there. The 16th Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Bajwa will assume command of the army at a ceremony at the Army Hockey Stadium today. Outgoing Army Chief Gen... Read more