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...
only ‘meeter’ or ‘greeter’ allowed at airports: CAA
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), in wake of the recent spate of terror incident has augmented the security at all the country’s airports. According to the Spokesperson Ms Fareeha Shah here on Saturday, the CAA has decided to allow entry of one meeter/greeter at the airport for greeting the... Read more
Indian IT industry faces twin challenges of Trump, automation
Automation and the new U.S. administration were the big unknowns at the Indian tech sector’s annual shindig this week, with machines threatening to take away thousands of jobs and concerns over possible visa rule changes in the key American market. But senior executives from the $150 billion industry, which... Read more
Ethical qualms make UK police cameras a mixed success
With accusations of police misconduct raging on both sides of the Atlantic, Britain has taken the lead in supplying officers with body cameras despite worries about ever-increasing surveillance by the authorities. London’s Metropolitan Police Force is currently providing over 22,000 officers with Body Worn Video (BWV), saying it will... Read more
PCB charge sheet Khalif Latif, Sharjeel Khan in match fixing
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday has charge sheeted suspended cricketers Khalif Latif and Sharjeel Khan for violation of anti-corruption code. Khalif Latif and Sharjeel Khan were called in PCB office Lahore and both player were handed over the charge sheet. According to the PCB, two players have been... Read more
Kraft Heinz bids $143 billion for Unilever in global brand grab
U.S. food company Kraft Heinz made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever in a bid to build a global consumer goods giant, although it was flatly rejected on Friday by the maker of Lipton tea and Dove soap. A combination would be the third-biggest takeover in history and... Read more
Trump terms NYtimes, NBCNews, ABC, CBS, CNN ‘enemy of the American people’
Donald Trump ratcheted up his attacks on the media Friday, describing the press as “the enemy of the American people!” in a tweet. Shortly after landing at his holiday home in Mar-a-Lago, Florida — where he is spending a third consecutive weekend — the president lashed out in 140... Read more
Secret Service probes object thrown at Trump motorcade
The US Secret Service launched an investigation Friday, after an object was hurled at Donald Trump’s motorcade as it traveled to his Florida resort. As Trump’s motorcade was moving from the airport at West Palm Beach to his Mar-a-Lago home earlier Friday, an object appears to have been thrown... Read more
Ed Sheeran soars to top of Spotify
English pop star Ed Sheeran has become the most popular artist at the moment on Spotify, as he prepares to release his next album. Data on the world’s most popular streaming service, on Friday, showed Sheeran with 42.2 million monthly listeners – meaning nearly half of Spotify’s 100 million-plus users... Read more
Afghanistan rejects attacks planned, executed from Afghan soil
Afghanistan has rejected Pakistan’s stance that the recent suicide attacks in Pakistan was masterminded from Afghanistan soil. According to ‘Tolo News’, the presidential palace said in a statement Afghanistan has proven its honesty in fighting terrorism and now it is Pakistan’s turn to destroy terrorist safe havens on its own... Read more
Security forces arrest brothers of Lahore blast facilitator
Security forces have arrested brothers of the alleged facilitator of the Lahore bomb blast. According to details, security forces in a targeted operation in Tehsil Mohmand arrested  two brothers of the alleged facilitator of the Lahore bomb blast. Pakistan Army and law enforcement agencies kicked off intelligence based operations in... Read more
Pakistan Army sets up helpline to combat terror
Pakistan army, has launched a helpline for public to report suspicious activities amid terror attacks. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a press release has asked the people of Balochistan, Punjab and Sindh to report suspicious activities at telephone number 1135 and in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal areas... Read more
Pakistan Army targets Jamaatul Ahrar camps in Afghanistan
Pakistan security forces conducted surgical strikes at the camps of Jamaatul Ahrar camps across the border in Afghanistan on Friday night and destroyed four camps and a training compound. Pakistan Army conducted the strikes after Afghan Embassy officials were summoned to the Pakistan Army’s General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi, where they... Read more