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...
Indian efforts to separate ‘conjoined twins’ – Pak-Afghan – to go in vain: Sartaj
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz Sunday said India could not succeed in its attempts to damage Paksitan’s relations with Afghanistan and creating differences between the two brotherly states. “Indian attempts cannot impact our relations with Afghanistan, which are based on strong links of religion,... Read more
MQM-Pakistan sacks Ali Raza Abidi
Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) cancelled the party’s basic membership of its member of National Assembly (MNA) Syed Ali Raza Abidi. According to a press release issued by MQM-P, Abidi has been sacked for violating the organizational policies. It read that he has been asked for the past three months... Read more
Iulia Vantur opens up about her relationship with Salman Khan
Iulia Vantur has revealed about her relationship with Salman Khan. The Romanian beauty, Iulia Vantur, who is rumoured to be dating Khan for some time finally broke her silence on all the link-up speculations and termed her relationship with the superstar as a friendly one and nothing more. Walking into... Read more
US woman alleges gang-rape in Delhi
A US woman has told police she was gang-raped at a top hotel in the Indian capital during a visit earlier this year — the latest in a series of alleged sexual assaults against tourists. Delhi police launched a formal investigation Saturday after receiving a direct complaint from the... Read more
Bilawal warns govt of hit streets if his 4 demands are not met
Pakistan Peoples party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari warned the government that if his four demands were not met, then he would be forced to take to the streets in protest.  Addressing a large gathering, Bilawal said that in 2018, if the people supported him, he would be the next Prime... Read more
OPEC deal could lead to US shale surge
With this week´s deal to cut output, OPEC is creating incentives for American shale producers to boost output just as the incoming Trump administration vows measures to promote US oil development. The deal, announced Wednesday by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, will cut the cartel´s output by... Read more
‘Film industry plays significant role in projecting culture’
Minister of State for Information Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb Saturday said the film production and broadcasting industry played a vital role in highlighting and in many cases determining the culture and values of a society. It had the power to challenge social taboos, give voice to the... Read more
Heart of Asia: Pakistan urges India, Afghanistan to have objective view of terrorism
Pakistan has advised India and Afghanistan to have an objective view of the terrorism issue and work for the peaceful resolution of disputes. Addressing the Heart of Asia moot in Indian city of Amritsar, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said we need to have an... Read more
India beat Pakistan by 17 runs to win Women’s Asia Cup
India women’s cricket team won the Asia Cup T20 after beating arch-rivals Pakistan in the final of the regional tournament by 17 runs. Played in Bangkok, India had beaten Pakistan in the group stages too and made it two-in-two in the final on Sunday. The win stretches India’s unbeaten run in... Read more
Javed Khanani commits suicide from under construction building
Businessman Javed Khanani reportedly committed by jumping off a building in Karachi on Sunday. According to SSP East Faisal Chacahar said Khanani fell from the 8th of an under-construction building in the city’s Mohammad Ali Society. He was rushed to the Liaquat National Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.... Read more
Up to 40 feared dead in blaze at California party
Up to 40 people were feared dead in a huge fire that tore through a rave party in a warehouse near San Francisco, as authorities warned Saturday of a prolonged search and recovery effort. The building in Oakland lacked permits for people to live and work as a group... Read more
Sindh Culture Day being celebrated today
Sindh Culture Day is being celebrated on Sunday with traditional enthusiasm to highlight the centuries old rich culture of Sindh.   Various political, social, religious, governmental and non-governmental organizations have arranged programmes to celebrate the day in befitting manner. The history of traditional Sindhi Cap and Ajrak with specific... Read more