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...
Army Chief vows to eliminate all ‘fasaadies’
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Multan Garrison today. COAS was given detailed briefing on operational preparedness of the Corps. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), COAS witnessed training for troops to execute Population Census support plan. COAS appreciated the preparations and said that... Read more
‘Viceroy’s House’ sends timely ‘divide and rule’ message
Gurinder Chadha, whose grandparents lived through the violence that followed the birth of Pakistan in 1947, said it was important for her to mark the milestone with a film like “Viceroy’s House”. “The film is a timely reminder of what happens when politicians and leaders start using divide and... Read more
Erdogan says Turkey emergency rule to continue ‘until everything settles down’
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said emergency rule, government decrees and dismissals of staff suspected of links to last July’s attempted coup will continue until “everything settles down”, NTV and other news channels reported on Thursday. Emergency rule was imposed in Turkey after the failed putsch on July 15, enabling... Read more
Egyptian court acquits Mubarak over killing of protesters
Egypt´s top appeals court found Hosni Mubarak innocent on Thursday of involvement in the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that ended his 30-year rule, in a final ruling that could see the former president walk free. After an all-day hearing, Judge Ahmed Abdel Qawi announced: “The court... Read more
Suspected US drone strike kills two in Kurram Agency
A suspected U.S. drone strike killed two men on Thursday in a Pakistani village near the Afghanistan border, a local government official and a village elder said. U.S. drone attacks inside Pakistan have become rare over the past few years and the latest strike, if confirmed, would be the... Read more
Empowering FATA, AJK and GB collective responsibility of all federating units: PM
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday said it was a collective responsibility of federal government and provinces to come forward for development and mainstreaming of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit Baltistan (GB). “Pakistan belongs to every Pakistani and all areas of the... Read more
Orangi Town Municipal Administration names Orange Line project after Abdus Sattar Edhi
The Orange Bus Line project has been named after late Abdus Sattar Edhi. In an announcement, Orangi Town Municipal Administration announced that Orange Bus Line will be named after Late Abdus Sattar Edhi. The Orange Bus Line will be connected with Green Bus Line project at Board Office Nazimabad. Sindh... Read more
Umar Akmal lands into Excise,Taxation hands over fancy number plate
Pakistani batsman Umar Akmal has created yet another controversy after he scuffled with Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control over fancy number plate. According to Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control official while talking to local news channels alleged that Umar Akmal was stopped near the National Cricket Academy as part of... Read more