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...
Installation of gates at railway crossings responsibility of provinces: Railways Minister
Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Sunday urged the provincial governments to make payments as per law and rules to the railways to convert unmanned level crossings into manned ones. Speaking at a press conference here at Railways Headquarters, he said today six people had lost their precious lives... Read more
Trump tweets criticism over US protests
President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Sunday to needle the estimated two million people who marched in women-led mass protests against him a day earlier, including celebrities who took part. “Watched protests yesterday but was under the impression that we just had an election! Why didn´t these people... Read more
Growing threat of cyber warfare turns India to AI
In the darkened offices of a tech start-up, a handful of computer engineers sifts through a mountain of intelligence data that would normally be the work of a small army of Indian security agents. “We use artificial intelligence (AI) to look for patterns in the past to predict future... Read more
More TV networks follow Netflix to binge-watching model
Traditional TV networks are following Netflix Inc’s lead by releasing all new episodes of a series at the same time, a step to win over binge viewers who do not want to wait a week for the next installment. The move poses a direct challenge to Netflix and a... Read more
COAS praises support of tribal people in combating terrorism
Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has lauded the support of tribal brethren in combating terrorism and acknowledged their sacrifices for maintaining peace. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the Army Chief visited Parachinar, Kurram Agency on Sunday to meet the injured of Saturday’s blast. He also... Read more
Interior Ministry issues notification to establish Special Security Division for CPEC projects
The Interior Minister has issued a notification to establish a Special Security Division for the security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). According to a Radio Pakistan a notification issued by the Interior Ministry said the security division, assigned with the duty of protecting projects under the CPEC and the... Read more
Partly cloudy weather forecast for Karachi
The Meteorological Office Sunday forecast fair/partly cloudy weather with cool night and hazy/misty morning for Karachi for the next 24 hours. An official of the Met Office said that the minimum temperature in the metropolis is expected to range between 12 and 14 degrees Centigrade during the period. He... Read more
Mayor urges CM Sindh to help solve Karachi issues
Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar has urged the Sindh government to solve civic issues and help Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) to address citizen’s woes. He asked Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah to seriously address issues in Karachi or else he will move the court to get relief. Mayor of... Read more
Mickey Arthur lambasts Pakistani player over blunders as Australia take ODI series
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur blasted his players after their blunders helped Australia secure their one-day series at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday, taking a 3-1 lead in the five match series. Set an imposing 354 to win, Pakistan were never really in the hunt. After Australia made 353 for... Read more
Six family members die as Shalimar Express hits car in Toba Tek Singh
At least six people killed when Shalimar Express hit a car near Gojra in Toba Tek Singh on Sunday.   According to police and rescue officials, Shalimar Express collided with a car at a railway crossing near Gojra in Toba Tek Singh. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif expressed profound grief... Read more
Rocky start for Trump White House on Day One
Donald Trump´s White House came under fire Sunday for falsely accusing media of misreporting inaugural crowd numbers, after millions took to the streets in protest against the new president. The brash billionaire and his chief spokesman launched a startling assault on the media on Saturday, Trump´s first full day... Read more
Women´s marches draw millions in resistance to Trump
More than two million people flooded US cities on Saturday as women opposed to Donald Trump led a peaceful, stunning rebuke against the new US president that was echoed in sister protests around the world. As a sea of demonstrators brought downtown Washington to a standstill, streaming past the... Read more
Australia secure ODI series against Pakistan
Australia secured the one-day series against Pakistan with a commanding 86-run win at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday, taking a 3-1 lead in the five match series. Set an imposing 354 to win, Pakistan were never really in the hunt. After Australia made 353 for six on the back... Read more