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...
Over 2, 000 KPK police officers complete IT training
Over 2, 000 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa  (KPK) police officials have received Information Technology (IT) training at Police School of Information Technology, Peshawar. According to the KPK Police press release, to cater for the training needs of the police officers / officials working on the IT tools throughout the province, KP police established... Read more
Federer makes smooth return to action in Hopman Cup
Roger Federer showed no signs of rust in his first competitive match for six months when he outclassed Dan Evans 6-3 6-4 at the Hopman Cup on Monday. The 17-times grand slam winner underwent knee surgery in February and, after missing the French Open with a back injury, announced... Read more
60 inmates killed, many beheaded, in Brazil riot
Rio de Janeiro: Rioting inmates in Brazil decapitated and brutally assaulted their rivals, killing at least 60, when fighting erupted between two gangs at a prison in the Amazon region, officials said Monday. The 17-hour riot broke out Sunday afternoon and lasted through the night at a prison on... Read more
West Indies cricket team likely to tour Pakistan in March 2017
West Indies cricket board has agreed to send team to Pakistan. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited the West Indies team to play two T-20 Internationals in Pakistan in March 2017. PCB Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi said the Board is trying hard to end the drought of international... Read more
Senate body passes `The Hindu Marriage bill, 2016′
Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights unanimously passed ‘The Hindu Marriage bill, 2016’. Senator Sitara Ayaz, Muhammad Mohsin Khan Leghari, Mufti Abdul Sattar, Nisar Muhammad, Aitzaz Ahsan, Farhatullah Baber, Dr.Ashok Kumar, Dr.Ramesh Kumar Vankwani and Dr.Darshan also attended the meeting. Now Hindu marriages would be registered and separation cases... Read more
Hollywood sign changed to ‘Hollyweed’
A prankster managed to change the iconic sign overlooking Los Angeles early Sunday to read “Hollyweed,” said L.A. Police Officer Christopher Garcia, who works in the agency’s security service division  Los Angeles police said unidentified thrill-seekers had climbed up and arranged tarps over the two letter “O’s” to make... Read more
Sri Lanka’s Lakmal takes first Test wicket of 2017
Sri Lanka seamer Suranga Lakmal had the honour of claiming the first Test wicket of 2017 when he dismissed South Africa opener Stephen Cook in the first over of the second Test on Monday. Bowling on a grassy pitch and under an overcast sky, the 29-year-old right-armer enticed Cook... Read more
Sindh resolves to kick off action against street crimes
Sindh Apex Committee decided to carry out crackdown against street crime and drug mafia in Karachi. The Apex committee chaired by Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah held at chief minister’s house in Karachi today. According to spokesman of Chief Minister’s house, Secretary Home Shakeel Mangnejo informed that... Read more
Seven killed, 21 injured in Kandhkot road accident
At least seven people were killed and 20 others were injured when vehicles collided at a Toll Plaza near Kandhkot on Monday. According to details, two passenger coaches collided head-on at a toll plaza near Kandhkot after which a car and a truck which were coming behind also collided... Read more
SC revokes bench hearing Orange Line project
Supreme Court of Pakistan bench hearing Orange Line project has revoked after Justice Amir Hani Muslim excused from hearing the case on personal reasons. According to sources, Justice Amir Hani Muslim has excused hearing the Orange Line Project on personal reasons. Read: SC directs Punjab government to file names of technical experts... Read more
Samsung to reveal ‘Galaxy Note 7’ probe results in January: reports
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) will announce this month the results of an investigation into what caused some of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire, the JoongAng Ilbo newspaper reported on Monday citing unnamed sources. The South Korean firm said in October it was examining all aspects... Read more
Hyundai, KIA aim to grow 2017 sales to 8.25 million vehicles globally
Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate KIA Motors said on Monday they aim to increase their combined sales to 8.25 million vehicles globally in 2017, despite rising competition. The 2017 target is slightly higher than their 2016 goal of 8.13 million vehicles. The South Korean automakers’ final sales figures for... Read more
Indian army won’t shy away from flexing muscles: New Indian Army Chief
New Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said that the role of the force is to maintain peace and tranquility at the border but it will not “shy away from flexing its muscle, if the need be”. According to local media reports, eastern Army commander Lieutenant General Praveen Bakshi and Southern... Read more
19 Pakistanis stranded at Muscat airport
At least 19 Pakistanis are stranded at Muscat airport over 28 hours. According to sources, at least 19 Pakistani are stranded at Muscat Airport following travelling back to Karachi after performing Umrah as the passengers were issued  incomplete boarding passes. The footage aired on local news channel ‘Samaa Tv’, the passengers... Read more