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...
Intelligence agencies issue threat alert terrorist attack on key individuals in Karachi
Intelligence agencies have issued a threat alert regarding possibility of terrorist attack on at least seven persons. According to the  threat alert, ex-Janood-ul-Fida (JUF)  terrorists are planning to target following individuals in Karachi. The key individuals include a.    SSP Rao Anwar b.    DSP Mehdi Imran (CID) Gulshan-e-Gohar c.    Dr... Read more
Taher Shah announces to release new song ‘Humanity Love’ today
Singer Taher Shah has announced to release new song ‘Humanity Love’ today (Saturday).  Although Shah who fled the country a couple of days ago owing to security reasons  has announced to release a new song on new year’s eve . Taher Shah took Twitter to make the announcement. Shah... Read more
Misbah ponders playing future
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq will contemplate his playing future prior to the third test against Australia and is not ruling out retirement after leading Pakistan to an innings and 18-run defeat on Friday. Pakistan have lost the series after falling 2-0 down with a match to play and Misbah was... Read more
IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi alive, still leading : Pentagon
The Pentagon said Friday it believes that Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is indeed alive, despite repeated efforts by the US-led coalition to take out the militant group leader. Baghdadi has kept a low profile, despite having declared himself the leader of a renewed Muslim caliphate, but last... Read more
Australia kicks off global New Year party defying terror threat
Global terror attacks have cast a pall over New Year celebrations but Sydney was Saturday set to defy the threats and ring in 2017 with a firework extravaganza on the glittering harbour. 2016 has seen repeated bloodshed, most recently a deadly truck attack at a Berlin Christmas market, a... Read more
Justice Mian Saqib Nisar takes oath as Chief Justice of Pakistan
Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took oath as the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan. The oath ceremony  was held at the Aiwan-e-Sadar on Saturday.  The oath taking ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain. Judges of the Supreme Court as well as federal ministers were also present... Read more
Putin to visit Pakistan in May 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Pakistan in May 2017 to inaugurate the US$2 billion Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) pipeline project. According to local newspaper ‘The News’ “The high-level visit is supposed to see the Russian president inaugurate the US$2 billion dollar LNG North-South Pipeline Project from Karachi to Lahore,... Read more
More than 86,000 CNICs blocked in Pakistan
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan says during the re-verification process 86,340 fake CNICs have been identified and blocked in last six months. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Friday evening, he said during the campaign NADRA sent SMS to one hundred and one million citizens. He said... Read more
COAS, CJCSC conferred with Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military)
President Mamnoon Hussain conferred awards to senior military leadership in recognition of their valuable services at a ceremony in Islamabad on Saturday. Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen. Zubair Mahmood Hayat and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa were awarded with Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military). Prime Minister Muhammad... Read more
Nine industrial zones become part of CPEC
Following a meeting of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal on Friday said China and Pakistan were entering a new phase of the agreement under which they would set up nine industrial zones in the country.... Read more
Greek ambassador to Brazil murdered by wife’s cop lover: police
Greece’s ambassador to Brazil was murdered in a plot hatched by his Brazilian wife and her police officer lover, who confessed to the crime, officials said Friday. The envoy, Kyriakos Amiridis, 59, was killed on Monday by the officer, Sergio Gomez Moreira, Rio homicide division chief Evaristo Pontes told... Read more
Justice Mian Saqib Nisar to take oath as CJP today
Supreme Court’s new Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will take oath today (Saturday). Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will be the 25th head of the Supreme Court with effect from December 31, 2016. Former CJP Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali retired on December 30 after serving for 15 months. The oath... Read more