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...
PTI leader Chaudhry Nisar shot dead in Islamabad
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) local leader Chaudhary Nisar was killed in drive-by shooting in the federal capital on Friday. According to police, gunmen on motorbikes ambushed Chaudhary Nisar at Sitara Markat in G-7 Sector. PTI leader Chaudhry Nisar shot dead in Islamabad. The deceased was a hotel owner. Shortly after the... Read more
Seven Major Generals promoted to Lieutenant General: ISPR
Seven Major Generals were promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General on Friday. According to the Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) Pakistan Army has promoted seven Major Generals to the rank of Lieutenant General. Major General Nadeem Raza, he is presently Commandant PMA. Major General Humayun Aziz, he is presently... Read more
PK-661’s left engine malfunctioned, exploded and damaged a wing : CAA Report
The Civil Aviation Authority  (CAA) initial report on PK-661 (ATR-42) that crashed near Havelian states that its left engine malfunctioned, exploded and damaged a wing. The Pakistan Internatio­nal Airlines   (PIA) has not released any report on the cause of the crash. Earlier it had said the real cause... Read more
Nothing to fear, says Ronaldo in tax row
Cristiano Ronaldo shrugged off allegations that he hid millions of euros in tax havens by insisting “he who owes nothing, fears nothing”, Spanish radio reported Thursday. “You believe I am worried? He who owes nothing, fears nothing,” said the superstar after being approached by Portuguese TV station RTP to... Read more
Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger a dad again at 73
Rolling Stones Mick Jagger became a father for the eighth time on Thursday when his ballet dancer girlfriend gave birth to a son in New York, his publicist said. “Melanie Hamrick & Mick Jagger’s son was born today in New York and they are both delighted. “Mick was at... Read more
Fog disrupts flight operations at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore
Dense fog in Lahore caused delays of International and domestic flights. According to Civil Aviation Authority  International and domestic flights were diverted to Karachi and Sialkot. All flights to Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport were closed till 10:00 A.M Friday due to thick mist in the city. Due to closure of... Read more
South Korea’s KIA to start assembling cars in Pakistan
South Korean car maker KIA Motor Co will start assembling cars in Pakistan, according to a local partner that is planning to invest 12 billion rupees ($115 million) to set up a plant and manufacture the KIA vehicles. Karachi-listed Lucky Cement, which is part of the vast conglomerate Yunus... Read more
US designates India as its major defence partner
Even as the Obama administration is on its way out and the newly-elected President Donald Trump gets set to take over the reigns of the country at the White House, the outgoing American Defense Secretary Ashton Carter visited New Delhi on Thursday to expand the bilateral defence cooperation between... Read more
Panamagate case: New Chief Justice of Pakistan proceed hearing from first week of January
The Supreme Court of Pakistan in the Panamagate case hearing on Friday postponed hearing  till first week of January 2017. In today’s hearing the Supreme court declared that instead of a judicial commission, the top court would continue the panamagate proceedings According to details, the Chief Justice of Pakistan said,... Read more