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...
US suspends fast processing of high-tech H-1B visa applications
Foreigners aiming for temporary jobs at high-tech U.S. companies will undergo a longer visa approval process after the Trump administration announced it will temporarily suspend expedited applications for H-1B visas. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said on Friday that starting April 3 it will suspend “premium processing”... Read more
Darren Sammy, Javed Afridi, Zalmi players to shave their heads if they win PSL final
Captain of Peshawar Zalmi Darren Sammy announced to shave head, including owner Javed Afridi and the entire team players if Peshawar Zalmi wins the final. In a video showing the Zalmi skipper in his usual cheerful mood, he bluntly says his team mates including himself will shave their head... Read more
Three killed during 15-hour firefight in Indian-occupied Kashmir
A police officer and two rebels were killed in Indian-occupied Kashmir during a fierce 15-hour gunfight overnight, an official said Sunday, triggering clashes between protesters and government forces. The firefight erupted late Saturday when Indian soldiers and counter-insurgency police, acting on a tip-off, surrounded a home believed to be... Read more
Karan Johar becomes father to twins via surrogacy
Popular Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar on Sunday announced he has become a father to twins via surrogacy. He says they are now his world and priority. The daughter has been named Roohi — a rearrangement of Karan’s mother’s name Hiroo and the son has been christened Yash — on... Read more
Trump claims Obama wiretapped him during campaign
President Donald Trump on Saturday accused Barack Obama of tapping his phones during last year’s White House campaign, charges that his predecessor denied as “simply false.” “I’d bet a good lawyer could make a great case out of the fact that President Obama was tapping my phones in October,... Read more
Blair remains quiet over crucial meeting with Trump administration
A spokesman for Tony Blair refused to be drawn on a report Sunday that the former British prime minister wants to become US President Donald Trump’s advisor on the Middle East. According to The Mail on Sunday newspaper, Blair met with Trump’s son-in-law and key advisor Jared Kushner last... Read more
Shoe hurled at Sheikh Rashid Ahmed as he arrives in Lahore
A man thrown a show at the Chief Awami Muslim League, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed as he arrived Lahore Railway Station to attend the final of Pakistan Super League. The chief of Pakistan Awami Muslim League arrived Lahore was given a warm welcome by Railway authorities at  the station where he was hit by... Read more