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...
New Zealand coach tells Pakistan how to beat Australia
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has said if Pakistan’s seam bowling attack can get the ball swinging and their batsman can pile on the runs they can bag their first-ever series against Australia. New Zealand arrived in Australia for a three-match Victoria Bitter ODI Series having just beaten Pakistan... Read more
Sindhi Culture Day to be celebrated on Sunday
Sindhi Culture Day will be celebrated on 4 December with traditional enthusiasm to highlight centuries old rich culture of Sindh. Various political, social, religious, governmental and non-governmental organizations have arranged programmes to celebrate the day in a befitting manner. Rallies, seminars, debates, folk music programmes, drama and theatrical performances,... Read more
Abdul Rehman alias Bhola is PSP member
Abdul Rehman alias Bhola, the key suspect of 2012 Karachi Baldia factory fire arrested in Bangkok, is a member of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP). Local news channel ‘Samaa News’  claimed having a membership farm of Abdul Rehman showing his association with the Karachi-based party led by former Karachi mayor... Read more
Trump breaks US policy stance with direct Taiwan call
President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of cautious US diplomacy to speak with the president of Taiwan, at the risk of provoking a serious rift with China. It was not immediately clear whether Trump’s telephone call with President Tsai Ing-wen marked a deliberate pivot away from Washington’s official “One... Read more
House adopts massive defense bill, sees changes under Trump
The US House of Representatives passed a defense policy bill on Friday without some controversial provisions that had worried Democrats, but Republican lawmakers said they expect to revisit the issues once Republican Donald Trump is in the White House. The National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) passed by 375-34, sending... Read more
Shell Pakistan launches first performance fuel V-Power
Shell Pakistan has unveiled its new global fuel offering Shell V-Power. The launching ceremony was led by the Federal Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Jam Kamal Khan Minister of State for Petroleum. Shell V-Power Unleaded is an innovative new premium formulation designed to protect... Read more
Jolie, Pitt may lose custody of adopted sons
Estranged Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt may lose custody of their adopted sons Maddox, 15, and Pax, 13.  Jolie and Pitt, who are currently battling for custody of their six children, will reportedly have to send back Maddox and Pax to their biological parents, reports radaronline.com. The... Read more
ECP declares Masroor Jhangvi successful candidate
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has declared official result of by-election in PP-78, held on Thursday, December 1. As per results, an independent candidate Maulana Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi has been declared successful with 48,563 votes. PML-N was second in terms of votes while the PPP, PTI and PAT... Read more
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child plans 2018 Broadway debut
After a hit debut on London’s West End this summer, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is in talks to move to New York’s Broadway in 2018, producers said on Friday. The play, based on author J K Rowling’s popular boy wizard character, is being planned for Broadway’s Lyric... Read more
Bangkok police capture key suspect in Baldia factory fire
Abdul Rehman suspected of starting a devastating Baldia factory fire in Karachi four years ago that killed 255 people has been arrested in Bangkok, Thai police said Saturday. Abdul Rehman, 46, was detained at a hotel in the red light district Nana area of the capital on Friday evening,... Read more