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...
SC asks Sharif family to provide money trail or face legal repercussions
The Supreme Court remarked that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family may face legal repercussions if it failed to submit documentary evidence to establish the money trail of London apartments. During the hearing on Momday, apex court judge Justice Gulzar Ahmad remarked “Sharif family has submitted documents in the court and... Read more
Emergency services to remain on high alert to deal with snow
Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri on Monday put administration on high alert to cope with any emergency during snow and rain in the province. In a statement, he directed Chief Secretary Office, Provincial Disaster Management Authority and Home Department to remain open for 24 hours, Radio Pakistan reported. (APP) Read more
Pakistan to host Alpine International Ski Cup
Pakistan to host the first— Alpine International  Ski tournament in Malam Jabba. Following the Alpine International  Ski tournament in Malam Jabba, the winter sport will be held at Naltar in Gilgit-Baltistan. In the Alpine International  Ski tournament around 12 countries are expected to take parts, which are the first of its... Read more
7 latest locomotives reach Pakistan from US
A consignment of seven new modern locomotives have reached Karachi from the United States to reinforce Pakistan Railways’ existing fleet. “Pakistan will receive a total of 55 locomotives in different phases from the US. The remaining 48 are expected to be handed over to the Pakistan Railways by June... Read more
Pakistan to host ECO leaders’ summit in March 2017
Pakistan to host the 13th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in March. According to an official source, ECO will be held in Pakistan in March 2017. Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) last summit was held  in Pakistan in 2012 and  now it is Pakistan’s turn to host the grand... Read more
Dollar down as Trump takes over, most Asian markets up
The dollar retreated against most of its peers Monday, with warnings of wild volatility ahead as Donald Trump began his presidency promising to put America first and hitting out at global trade deals. While trading floors are ravaged by uncertainty over the tycoon´s plans, shares in most Asian markets... Read more
Madonna defends ‘blowing up the White House’ remark
Pop singer Madonna, who said in a profanity-laced speech at Saturday’s Women’s March in Washington D.C., that she had thought about “blowing up the White House,” said on Sunday that she was speaking metaphorically. Madonna’s speech, which was criticized on social media, led some television networks to abruptly stop... Read more
First days of Trump era signal America’s deepening political divide
In the blocks surrounding the White House, signs reading “Love Trumps Hate” and “Build Bridges Not Walls” littered the sidewalks on Sunday, the detritus of the Women’s March protesting the policies of President Donald Trump. Both Trump’s supporters and women and men who took part in the massive march... Read more
Hollywood set for Oscars picks with no big surprises
All eyes will be on Hollywood Tuesday as the list of nominees for this year´s Oscars is unveiled with critical darlings “La La Land,” “Moonlight” and “Manchester by the Sea” set to fare well. But beyond the suspense surrounding the batch of nominees, the announcement is also expected to... Read more