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...
Stage actress Sadaf shot, injured in Jhang
Stage actress Sadaf shot injured in Jhang district of Punjab. According to local new channel ‘Samaa News’, unknown gunmen barged into the house of the actress Sadaf in Jhang and opened five. She has received five bullets and is battling for her life. She was rushed to a local... Read more
Many feared dead as Italy avalanche buries hotel
Several children were among the missing Thursday after a devastating avalanche buried an Italian mountain hotel with more than 25 people believed to be trapped inside. The prospects of anyone being rescued alive from the ill-fated Hotel Rigopiano looked bleak with rescue efforts hampered by heavy snow that had... Read more
Samsung chief staves off arrest, but prosecutor keeps chasing
A South Korean court on Thursday dismissed an arrest warrant against the head of Samsung Group, the country’s largest conglomerate, amid a graft scandal that has led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye. But the reprieve for Jay Y. Lee, 48, may only be temporary, as the special... Read more
Priyanka Chopra wins her second People’s Choice Award
Priyanka won her 2nd award for the favourite dramatic TV actress trophy over for her role in Quantico at the 2017 People’s Choice Awards. According to PTI, Priyanka surpassed bigwigs like Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo and Viola Davis from How To Get Away With Murder to win the award.... Read more
Govt news agency claims BBC is probing ‘stale’ Park Lane flats report
BBC has started investigating the reporter who filed a recent news story on the ownership of Park Lane flats, sources in the British broadcaster have told APP. According to the sources, BBC management has accused reporter Ather Kazmi of playing into the hands of a Pakistani political party and... Read more
CM Sindh approves summary extending Rangers’ powers in Karachi
Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has approved the summary extending Rangers’ special powers in Karachi for 90 days. The summary to extend the powers of the paramilitary force had been sent to Syed Murad Ali Shah by the home minister and the chief minister signed the... Read more
SHC orders to remove Ayyan’s name from ECL
The Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered to remove model Ayyan Ali’s name off the Exit Control List (ECL). Justice Naimatullah Phulpoto issued a short order on an application filed by the model regarding removal of her name from ECL. This is the third time the SHC has called... Read more
Obama defends Manning decision in final conference
President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that former military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning had served a tough prison term and his decision to commute her 35-year sentence to about seven years served would not signal leniency toward leakers of U.S. government secrets. Obama told his final news conference as... Read more
Babar Azam becomes first Pak player to reach 1000 runs in 21 innings
Babar Azam became the first Pakistani player in the history to score 1,000 career runs in 21 innings in one-day international cricket. Besides Babar Azam, Sir Viv Richards (West Indies), Kevin Pietersen (England), Jonathan Trott (England) and Quinton de Kock (South Africa) who reached the milestone of 1,000 runs in... Read more
Pakistan set Australia a target of 264 runs in 3rd ODI
Pakistan set 263-7 in the third One Day International, on Thursday.  Australian captain Steven Smith won the toss and let Pakistan to bat first. Babar Azam’s 84 runs propelled Pakistan score  264/7. Babr Azam fell just 16 runs short of his century when he was dismissed by Hazlewood after getting caught... Read more
CTD Punjab foils plot to assassinate Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif
Punjab Counter-terrorism department (CTD) foiled a plot to assassinate Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. CTD killed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi’s new appointed leader Asif Chotu in an encounter who was hatching a plot to target the Punjab chief minister. CTD team claimed that Columnist Ataul Haq Qasmi was also the target of the terrorists,... Read more