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...
´Beauty´ stays on top, ´Rangers´ shows box-office power
Disney´s “Beauty and the Beast” continued its blockbuster ways this weekend, dominating North American movie screens with a three-day take of $88.3 million, according to an estimate from the specialized Exhibitor Relations. In just its second week, the film´s cumulative North American take of $317 million is the best... Read more
´No evidence´ of London attacker link to jihadist groups: police
British police said Monday they had found no link between the man behind last week´s terror attack outside the British parliament and the Islamic State group, which had claimed him as one of its “soldiers”. “Whilst I have found no evidence of an association with IS or AQ (Al-Qaeda),... Read more
Top Trump aide Kushner to face Russia investigation panel
Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner will appear before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the US election, the White House said Monday. Kushner, 36, was Trump’s main intermediary with foreign governments during the 2016 election campaign and now plays that role in the White House.... Read more
Air chief praises soldiers fighting against terrorism
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman paid rich tribute to the sacrifices of the soldiers fighting against terrorism during the two day symposium “Kuwait International Air Power and Air Defense” (KIAPADS), held under the patronage of the Kuwait Ministry of Defence and Kuwait Air Force in Kuwait city. Air Chief... Read more
PM announces mega development schemes for Hyderabad
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif ON Monday announced the establishment of a university, launch of his Healthcare Insurance Scheme, an international airport and metro bus service for Hyderabad city. Addressing a jam-packed gathering of enthusiastic workers at a party convention here, the prime minister also announced Rs 500 million... Read more
SBP clarifies authenticity of Rs. 500 notes
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has clarified the authenticity of Rs 500 Banknotes without OVI. Apropos the news circulating in some sections of social media regarding authenticity of Rs 500 banknotes without OVI flag, it may be recalled that the State Bank had introduced new design banknotes of... Read more
Nisar orders Centralized Digital Databank for visa issuance to foreigners
Interior Minister Chauhdry Nisar Ali Khan Monday directed National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to establish a Centralized Digital Databank for the issuance of visa to foreigners through Pakistan’s Missions across the world. The mechanism would help the foreigners to get an online visa appointment for any category of... Read more
Ronaldo tops Messi in earnings – report
Real Madrid’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2016-17, with 87.5 million euros ($95.3m) in earnings, ahead of his Argentinian rival at Barcelona, Lionel Messi (76.5m), according to figures to appear in Tuesday’s edition of France Football. Messi’s Brazilian teammate Neymar is third with 55.5... Read more
Iran to sanction 15 US companies for Israel ties
Iran said Sunday it will impose sanctions on 15 US companies for supporting Israel’s “terrorist actions” as part of reprisals for the increasing pressure being announced by Washington lawmakers. The decision, which is largely symbolic since the firms do not do business with Iran, come two days after the... Read more