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...
Bilawal Bhutto extends greetings on Christmas
Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has extended greetings to the Christians on the eve of holy annual festival of Christmas. On the eve of holy annual festival of Christmas being celebrated tomorrow to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ Bilawal in a statement said “PPP is the political... Read more
Omni Group denies its offices raided by Rangers
The Omni Group of Industries rejected claims that Karachi Rangers raided on Friday. In a statement, Omni group rejected Rangers claim that arms and ammunition cache were recovered from its offices. The statement also added, of the five person arrested mentioned in the press release issued by the Rangers, only two were... Read more
FC Kohistan shot dead a 23 year old man
Frontier Corps (FC) personnel  shot dead a 23-year-old man in Kohistan on Saturday. According to initial reports, FC personnel and locals clashed over the alleged assault of a taxi driver. An FC convoy on routine patrol at the Karakoram Highway reportedly hit a taxi leading to an argument between... Read more
US approves night vision equipment to Pakistan
The US Department of Defence has approved a USD 284.6 million contract to Lockheed Martin to produce infrared target sight systems for the US Navy and Pakistan. AAccording to media reports, Lockheed Martin will support production efforts for the Navy as well as the government of Pakistan under the... Read more
Petra Kvitova determined to play again after knife attack
Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova said on Friday she would do everything she could to return to tennis after suffering a hand injury in a knife attack that will keep her out of the sport for at least six months. Kvitova was wounded on Tuesday when she fought off... Read more
Scans unveil secrets of world´s oldest mummies
The world´s oldest mummies have just had an unusual check-up. More than 7,000 years after they were embalmed by the Chinchorro people, an ancient civilization in modern-day Chile and Peru, 15 mummies were taken to a Santiago clinic last week to undergo DNA analysis and computerized tomography scans. The... Read more
´Star War´ actress Carrie Fisher suffers mid-air heart attack
Hollywood star Carrie Fisher was fighting for her life Friday after suffering a massive heart attack on a jetliner, emergency workers and a witness said. The 60-year-old “Star Wars” actress was flying from London to Los Angeles when she suffered cardiac arrest, and was given cardiopulmonary resuscitation by an... Read more
After Israel vote, Trump promises change at UN
US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday vowed that the country’s policies at the United Nations will change after he takes office. “As to the UN, things will be different after Jan 20th,” he said on Twitter, referring to the date of his inauguration. The tweet came after the United... Read more
Rockettes to perform at Trump inauguration
The Radio City Rockettes dance troupe and a Mormon choir will perform at Donald Trump´s inauguration next month, the president-elect´s team said, insisting the show is on for the January 20 event. Only a smattering of artists backed Trump´s election bid, and the Republican has struggled to pin down... Read more
Zardari meets PPP leaders at Bilawal House
Pakistan Peoples Party c0-chairman, former President Asif Ali Zardari met the party leaders at Bilawal House on Friday evening. Addressing the meeting, Zardari urged party leaders to stay united, focus and no need to worry about anything. During the meeting the matters pertaining to current political situation and the... Read more
PEMRA issues show-cause notice to Bol TV
Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has issued a show-cause notice to Bol TV’s management. Quoted Sindh High Court’s order states: “In the circumstances, the first petition bearing Const. Petition No. D-2867 of 2013 being premature without cause and therefore, is dismisses. However in the circumstances, we direct Ministry... Read more
Double Olympic champion Yifter dies, aged 72
Double Olympic champion Miruts Yifter of Ethiopia has died at the age of 72, the International Association of Athletics Federations said on its website on Friday. Yifter, who had been suffering from respiratory problems, died in Toronto where he had lived since 1998. His 5,000 and 10,000 metres double... Read more