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...
Recipients of military awards on Pakistan Day
The recipients of Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) included: 1) Air Marshal Muhammad Iqbal; 2) Lt Gen Asif Mumtaz Sukhera; 3) Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan; 4) Air Marshal Arshad Mahmood; 5) Lt Gen Sher Afgun; 6) Lt Gen Qazi Mohammad Ikram Ahmad; 7) Lt Gen Bilal Akbar; 8) Maj Gen Amjed... Read more
Movies draw record $38.6 bn at box office in 2016: MPAA
The global box office for films took in a record $38.6 billion last year, industry figures showed Wednesday, although receipts outside North America declined for the first time in 12 years as the Chinese market slowed. The worldwide figure, bolstered by globe-striding behemoths like “Captain America: Civil War” and... Read more
Death toll in London attack rises to five: police
Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car ploughed into pedestrians and a suspected attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain’s parliament. The dead, in what police called a “marauding terrorist attack,” included the assailant and the policeman he stabbed. The other... Read more
Pakistan’s nuclear, conventional capabilities meant for global, regional peace: President
President Mamnoon Hussain Thursday terming Pakistan’s defence as “impregnable” said the country’s conventional and nuclear capabilities were meant to ensure global and regional peace. Addressing at the Pakistan Day parade here at the Shakarparian Parade Ground, the President said the country’s defence was strong and expressed resolve to make every... Read more
Two dead, others injured in UK parliament “terrorist” attack
At least a dozen people were injured and two reported dead in London on Wednesday after a car crashed into pedestrians near the British parliament and an assailant stabbed a policeman in what police called a terrorist incident. The knifeman was then shot by police in the shadow of... Read more
Nation celebrates Pakistan Day
The nation is celebrating 77th Pakistan Day with zeal and fervour. The celebrations, which started with a 31-gun salute in the Federal Capital and 21-gun salute at the provincial capitals early Thursday morning, continued across the country. March 23 is observed in remembrance of adoption of the historic Lahore... Read more