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...
Tupac Shakur to join  Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Janet Jackson rejected
Slain rapper Tupac Shakur will join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Organizers said on Tuesday, keeping the strength of his influence 25 years after his death and the growing acceptance of hip hop as a force in mainstream music his name... Read more
Big Bash bans Russell´s black bat
Cricket officials Wednesday banned a black bat used by West Indian Andre Russell in Australia´s T20 Big Bash League because its colour marks the ball. The Sydney Thunder star used the bat with a black blade and pink handle during Tuesday night´s opening BBL match against the Sydney Sixers... Read more
Commander Southern urges India to stop covert activities and join CPEC
Commander Southern Command Lt General Amir Riaz has asked India to join the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and rather operating covert operation against Pakistan. Speaking at an award distribution ceremony at the Balochistan Frontier Corps (FC) headquarters on Tuesday, he said India, like Iran, Afghanistan, China and Central Asian... Read more
CM Sindh, newly appointed Corps Commander Karachi discuss Karachi operation
Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Lieutenant General Shahid Baig Mirza discuss the operation against terrorism in Karachi.   The newly appointed Corps Commander Karachi, Lt. Gen. Shahid Baig Mirza met Sindh Governor Justice (Retd) Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui. and CM Sindh. According to spokesperson, during the meeting, strategies to continue operation... Read more
Orlando nightclub victims’ families sue Twitter, Google, Facebook
The families of three men killed at Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub have sued Twitter Inc, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc in federal court, accusing the companies of providing “material support” to the self-radicalized gunman. The gunman, 29-year-old Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people and wounded 53 in the... Read more
SSP Malir Rao Anwaar acquitted of all charges
SSP Malir Rao Anwaar has been given clean chit of all the charges in an inquiry ordered by the Sindh Chief Minister for misuse of power. The police officer was suspended following the arrest of Leader of the Opposition in Sindh Assembly Khwaja Izharul Hassan from his home on 16... Read more
From Panama Papers to impeachments: 2016 rocked by corruption scandals
From the Panama Papers to the impeachments of the presidents of Brazil and South Korea, 2016 was a year marked by corruption scandals, and by rising public outrage over graft. The question is, will that translate into a lasting demand for cleaner politics? “A new phenomenon” is being seen,... Read more