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...
Nigar Awards 2017 to be held in March
Nigar Awards, are all set to make a comeback this year on March 16th this year after 12 years interval. The first Nigar Awards ceremony was held in 1957, to honour the accomplishments of Pakistani cinema for the year 1958. Following the 46th Annual Nigar Awards in 2002, Nigar... Read more
Trump trade strategy ‘doomed to failure:’ expert
President Donald Trump’s rejection of multilateral trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific in favor of one-on-one deals is “doomed to failure,” a noted US trade expert said Thursday. The Trump complaint that the US gave up too much in the Trans-Pacific Partnership — the regional deal he scrapped immediately after... Read more
Arctic cultures take climate fight to Berlin film fest
They are fighting to preserve their ancient lifestyles and the very ground under their feet as the Arctic ice cap shrinks and the tundra’s permafrost slowly turns to mush. Polar circle film-makers at this year’s Berlin Film Festival are taking a cold, hard look at the plight of the... Read more
Iran beats US in wrestling cup final
As the US and Iran wrangle over sanctions and missile tests, their athletes grappled in the ring on Friday in wrestling’s Freestyle World Cup final, with the Iranians emerging victorious. Iran won the tournament in five out of eight weight categories following three days of bouts in the Kurdish-majority... Read more
Sri Lanka beat Australia off last ball to win first T20
Chamara Kapugedera smashed a four off the last ball to give Sri Lanka a thrilling five-wicket victory over Australia in their first Twenty20 international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. The win kept Sri Lanka unbeaten in four T20 internationals in Australia and followed their 2-1 series win... Read more
CTD arrests handler of Lahore suicide bomber
The Counter Terrorism Department has arrested the alleged facilitator of Lahore suicide bomber. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Addressing a press conference said, “We have apprehended the handler of Lahore suicide bomber, Anwar-ul-Haq.” During the presser, a video in which Anwar, hander of the suicide bomber, confessed the crime was also... Read more
COAS urges Kabul to handover 76 terrorists immediately
Chief of Army Staff, General Javed Qamar Bajwa has demanded Kabul to hand over 76 terrorists hiding in Afghanistan. Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) ins a statement said “Afghan Embassy officials were called to General Headquarters. “Given list of 76 terrorists hiding in Afghanistan. Asked to take immediate action/be handed... Read more
COAS urges US General Nicholson to act on terrorism in Pakistan from Afghan
Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa called US General John Nicholson, Resolute Support Mission (RSM) Commander in Afghanistan and expressed his concerns over continued acts of terrorism in Pakistan with impunity from Afghan soil. nter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said “Most of... Read more
China offers tactical support to Pakistan in terror fight
China has strongly condemned the recent terrorist attack across Pakistan. The statement was issued following terrorist at a Sufi shrine in Sehwan, Sindh province. China has offered full support to Pakistan in its fight against menace of terrorism and extremism. Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Geng Shuang said at... Read more
Pakistan Army killed 100 terrorists in nationwide IBOs
Pakistan Army has killed over 100 terrorists in a nationwide intelligence based operation (IBOs) on militant group in last 24 hours. Pakistan Army started crackdown following order of Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) after a suicide bomber killed more than 80 people at the shrine of Sufi saint Lal... Read more
Trump to unveil overhauled immigration order
US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will issue a new executive order to replace his controversial directive suspending travel to the United States by citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries. At a White House news conference on Thursday, Trump said the new order would seek to address... Read more