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...
Neha Junaid’s mortal remains handedover to family
The mortal remains of Junaid Jamshed’s wife, Neha Junaid, has been handed over to family on Monday.  The body of Neha Junaid was received by her mother Dr. Yasmeen at PIMS. Neha Junaid was also one of the passengers of the ill-fated PK-661, which crashed at Havelian as it was making... Read more
´Moana´ atop North American box office again
The animated sea-faring musical adventure “Moana” triumphed for its third straight weekend, topping the North American box office with $18.9 million, industry data showed. The Disney film about a brave Polynesian teenage girl on a risky mission to save her people has raked in $145 million since its opening... Read more
Sydney New Year fireworks to be live streamed on Facebook
Sydney´s famous New Year´s Eve fireworks, which traditionally kick off the world´s major celebrations, are set to be streamed live on Facebook for the first time, officials said Monday. The visual extravaganza in Australia´s biggest city is already watched by more than a million people at Sydney Harbour and... Read more
‘La La Land’ expected to lead Golden Globe nominations
The nominations for the Golden Globes will be unveiled Monday, with critics expecting musical “La La Land” to lead the pack ahead of “Moonlight,” “Manchester by the Sea” and “Lion.” In a departure from last year’s awards calendar, the announcements come before the influential Screen Actors Guild nominations, making... Read more
Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) being celebrated today
Eid Miladun Nabi is being celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm throughout the country today (Monday). Mehfil-e-Milads are being organized while processions will be taken out across the country to celebrate the birthday of the Hazrat Mohammad (S.A.W). The day dawned with 31 gun salute in the federal capital... Read more
Overseas Pakistanis remit $7.8b in first five months of FY16-17
Overseas Pakistanis (OPs) have remitted US $7874.49 million in first five months (July to November) of Fiscal Year 2016-17, compared with US $8072.21 million received during the same period in the preceding year. According to the Ministry of Overseas and Human Resource Development, during November 2016, the inflow of... Read more
India demolish England to clinch Test series
Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tore through England’s lower order Monday as the hosts won the fourth Test in Mumbai by an innings and 36 runs, clinching the series 3-0. England started the final day at the Wankhede Stadium trailing by 49 runs with four wickets remaining and required something... Read more
Syrian rebels get proposal to quit Aleppo, IS retakes Palmyra
Syrian rebels have received a U.S.-backed proposal to leave Aleppo along with civilians under safe passage guaranteed by Russia, rebel officials said as government forces closed in on Sunday, but Moscow denied a deal had been reached. If the proposal were to be taken up by all sides, it... Read more
Junaid Jamshed’s funeral prayers to be offered on Wednesday
The funeral prayer for Junaid Jamshed will be offered at National Stadium Karachi on Wednesday. According to Junaid Jamshed’s brother, Humayun Jamshed, the funeral prayers will be offered at National Stadium on Wednesday. Humayun Jamshed visited the stadium today and discussed arrangements with the stadium authorities. Read: Neha Junaid’s mortal... Read more
Five killed in Lahore wagon-dumper collision
Five people killed  when a wagon-dumper collision in Lahore on Monday. According to police and rescue sources, five people were killed and 15 other were injured when a wagon crashed into a dumper at Babu Sabu area of Lahore. The deceased were identified as 35-year old Hassan Raza, 24-year... Read more
COAS appoints Lt. Gen. Naveed Mukhtar new ISI chief
Corps Commander Karachi, Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, has been appointed director-general of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). In a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) the major transfers and postings, two weeks after Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa assumed charge as Chief of Army Staff.According to details, appointments and transfers... Read more
PIA grounds ATR 42

PIA grounds ATR 42

LatestPunjab December 12, 2016 0

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has grounded an ATR 42 after the aircraft developed a “technical fault” as it was to fly as PK 581 from Multan to Karachi.  In a statement issued by the PIA said that  ATR 42 has been grounded as a precautionary measure and that a... Read more