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...
Thousands commemorate Palestinian ‘Land Day’
Thousands of Arab Israelis and Palestinians gathered Thursday for annual demonstrations marking Land Day, which commemorates 1976 protests in which six people were killed by Israel. A few thousand protesters raised the Palestinian flag and chanted slogans at a protest in Deir Hanna in northern Israel. Smaller protests occurred... Read more
Sindh govt hands over Bagh-e-Ibne Qasim park to Bahria Town management
Sindh government has handed over Karachi’s Bagh-e-Ibne Qasim Park spanning over 130 acres to Bahria Town Management. In a notification issued by the Sindh Local Government & Housing Town Planning Department on March 30, 2017 Karachi’s biggest park Bagh-e-Ibne Qasim alongwith the Aquarium situated at the Clifton has been handed... Read more
Private funeral held for singer George Michael in London
Born in London in 1963 as Georgios Kyriacos Panayiatou, son of a Greek Cypriot immigrant father and English mother, Michael became one of the best-selling British recording artists of all time. He sold over 115 million records worldwide by the time of his death. In his career with Wham!... Read more
Bizarre Ronaldo statue overshadows airport naming event
Cristiano Ronaldo had an international airport renamed in his honour on Wednesday but it was a newly unveiled bust of him that soon became a major talking point. Five thousand screaming fans, the Portuguese talisman himself and the country’s prime minister and the president were all in attendance at... Read more
Russian military delegation visits North Waziristan
Russian Military delegation headed by Deputy Chief of General Staff ,Colonel General Israkov Sergi Yuryevich visited Miran Shah, North Waziristan Agency today. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Russian delegation was briefed about  Pakistan Army’s efforts to clear FATA from terrorists of all hue and colours. The... Read more
SHC grants protective bail to Sharjeel Memon
The Sindh High Court (SHC) Thursday granted protective bail  to former Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon in two cases involving charges of multi-billion-rupee corruption. SHC in today’s hearing granted protective bail to Memon after submitting security bonds of Rs.4 million in a reference filed against him by the National Accountability... Read more
Afridi unveils ICC Champions Trophy at Edhi Home
The ICC Champion Trophy 2017 was unveiled at Karachi’s Edhi Home on Thursday. Cricketer Shahid Afridi and the Pakistan Ambassador for the ICC championship, unveiled the trophy along with the Edhi Family and the kids at the orphanage. The ICC trophy is on tour around the world and arrived in the... Read more
Hawaii judge extends order blocking Trump travel ban
The US federal judge who halted President Donald Trump’s revised ban on refugee resettlement and arrivals of people from six mainly Muslim countries has extended his order blocking its implementation. US District Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii said Wednesday he had turned his original temporary restraining order into a... Read more
Ali Javed becomes 1st Pakistani American to join NYPD’s ESU
Sergeant Ali Javed has become the first Muslim and first Pakistani American to join the elite New York City Police Department’s Emergency Service Unit. In its tweet, NYPD Muslim Officers Society, said, “Sgt. Ali Javed making history by becoming the first Muslim American and first Pakistani American to join... Read more
Salahuddin Mehsud appointed as IGP KPK
Salahuddin Mehsud has been appointed the new IGP of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police. A summary has been forwarded to Prime Minister House for the approval of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Salahuddin Mehsud, who led the Counter-Terrorism Force for over two years and enjoys good reputation, also held meetings with key government... Read more
Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s. Boasting some of the largest wrap-around screens ever made, the long-awaited S8 is the South Korean technology... Read more
Actor,model Mikaal Zulfiqar gets divorced
Pakistani actor  and model Mikaal Zulfiqar has gotten divorced after a long separation. In a Facebook post published on Wednesday night, he said “Wanted to say this for a while. Finally found the courage to do so. Sad to announce, unfortunately my marriage of 6 years has ended. After... Read more