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...
Accountability Court issues Non-bailable warrant of Sharjeel Memon
An accountability court in Karachi on Saturday  issued non-bailable warrants of the former Minister for Information Sindh Sharjeel Memon. During the hearing, the lawyer of Sharjeel Memon informed the court that memon is not feeling well and discharged from the hospital last day. NAB’s representative requested the court to issue... Read more
Human rights activist Salman Haider missing from Islamabad
Human rights activist Salman Haider was reported missing from the federal capital. Salman Haider who is professor at the Fatima Jinnah University went missing from Bani Gala on Friday night and his car was recovered by the police from Koral Chowk. According to sources a text message sent form Salman... Read more
US Marines to return to Afghanistan´s Helmand province
Some 300 US Marines will head to Helmand province in Afghanistan this spring to help a NATO-led mission to train Afghan forces, the Marines said Friday. The move puts Marines back in Helmand, who left in 2014 as NATO withdrew its forces and let Afghan troops lead the fight... Read more
‘Ratings machine’ Trump raps TV successor Schwarzenegger
As Donald Trump readies  to move into the Oval Office, Arnold Schwarzenegger has stepped into his old shoes — as host of the reality show “Celebrity Apprentice” — and the president-elect is not impressed. In a pair of early morning tweets Friday, Trump ripped into the “Terminator” actor-turned-politician, mocking... Read more
Lawyer Abdul Hafeez Lakho passes away
Lawyer Abdul Hafeez Lakho has passed away on Saturday. Lakho was the counsel of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in a landmark case. His funeral prayer will be offered at Karachi’s Masjid Sultan after Zuhr prayer today. Karachi Bar association has requested to hold all judicial affairs in Karachi’s City Court.... Read more
Parts of country receive rain, snowfall
Rain-thunderstorm with snow over the hills occurred in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Dera Ismail Khan divisions and Kashmir in the last twelve hours. Rawalpindi received twenty-six millimetre rain, Kotli sixteen, Muzaffarabad fifteen, Islamabad eleven, Lower Dir ten, Murree nine and Saidu Sharif eight millimetre. In the next... Read more
PIA’s Director Tabassum A. Qadir quits over management presenting manipulated figures
Director Customer Services Tabassum A. Qadir has submitted her resignation to PIA chief Bernd Hildenbrand on Thursday . According to sources, Tabassum A. Qadir resigned claiming that the management manipulated a Senate committee and did not present a clear picture of the airline’s losses in the current year, it was learnt on... Read more
Israel cuts UN funding over settlements resolution
Israel has cut down United Nations funding in 2017  by 6 million in protest against a U.N. Security Council resolution that demanded an end to Israeli settlement building on land Palestinians want for an independent state. The United States abstained from the Dec. 23 vote, allowing the 15-member Security Council... Read more
Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: At least five dead
Wearing a Star Wars T-shirt, the shooter reportedly opened fire at the baggage carousel in Terminal 2  at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday, killing at least five people before being taken into custody, officials and witnesses said. Five people died and eight more were wounded in the incident,... Read more
Australia beat Pakistan to sweep Test series
Australia crushed Pakistan by 220 runs to sweep the Test series 3-0 in Sydney on Saturday. The Australians dismissed the tourists for 244 just before tea on the final day to wrap up another emphatic victory. It was Pakistan’s 12th straight Test defeat in Australia. Australia completed a series... Read more