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...
Tennis star Serena hints at pregnancy with ´20 weeks´ post
Tennis great Serena Williams hinted Wednesday that she´s expecting her first child, posting a photo of herself on Snapchat captioned “20 weeks”. The photo, captured by US media, shows Williams in a yellow swimsuit with what appears to be a baby bump. The timing means that the 35-year-old American... Read more
COAS confirms death sentences of 30 hardcore terrorists: ISPR
Chief of Army Staff  (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday has signed  death sentences of  30 hardcore terrorists. Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) in a press release “The process expedited during Op Radd-ul-Fasaad. These terrorists were involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism including attack on APS Peshawar,... Read more
CJP takes notice of assault on female passengers by FIA at Islamabad airport
Chief Justice of Pakistan  (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday took suo moto notice of assaulting passengers by an FIA personnel at the Islamabad airport. The Chief Justice has directed the interior secretary and DG FIA to submit a report on the incident within three working days. According... Read more
Julia Roberts named People´s ´most beautiful´ for record 5th time
Julia Roberts was named People magazine´s world´s most beautiful woman for a record 5th time on Wednesday, but the actress said she thought her best years were yet to come. Roberts, 49, was first given the annual honor in 1991, a year after she skyrocketed to fame in the... Read more
Those who failed to deliver in Sindh be ready to face music: PM
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said it was Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)’s right to carry out political activities in Sindh and those, who had failed to deliver in the province, should be ready to face the music. Chairing a meeting of the PML-N Sindh chapter, the prime minister... Read more
President Trump signed an executive order to restrict flow of foreign labor
President Trump signed an executive order making changes to H1-B visa program to restrict the flow of foreign labor, a move that will hit hard the Indian IT sector which has a lion’s share in workers making it to the United States every year under the program. Citing background... Read more
Alibaba Group president meets PM Nawaz
 President of Alibaba Group,Michael Evans, called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday. Michael Evans following said that improved IT and telecommunications development provided a vital base for expansion of e-commerce in Pakistan. Evans said that he was very confident that Alibaba’s e-platform would provide significant stimulus for growth of... Read more
Ronaldo hat-trick fires Real into semis
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to become the first man to reach 100 Champions League goals as Real Madrid overcame 10-man Bayern Munich 4-2 after extra time in Tuesday’s quarter-final second leg to advance 6-3 on aggregate. The holders will be in Friday’s semi-final draw for a record seventh... Read more
China names areas in India to assert claims
China has issued standardised spellings of the names of six places in Arunachal Pradesh, a region disputed with India, in what China’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday was an assertion of sovereignty. China was upset when exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, whom it considers a dangerous separatist,... Read more
Goldman Sachs shares fall as profits up less than expected
Goldman Sachs reported sharply higher first-quarter profits Tuesday, but they lagged analysts’ expectations following a sluggish performance in trading, in contrast with other large banks that saw trading boom. Wall Street responded harshly to the report, which stood out as surprisingly weak link in the sector after others reported... Read more
PML(N) wins by-polls in PP-23 Talagang
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has won PP-23 Talagang  by-election for Punjab Assembly’s constituency. According to unofficial results, PML-N candidate Malik Shehryar Awan emerged victorious in the by-polls held on Tuesday bagging 72071 votes, according to unofficial and unverified results from all 198 polling stations in the constituency. He was followed... Read more
France arrests two over attack plot days before vote
Police arrested two men in Marseille Tuesday on suspicion of planning an “imminent” attack, finding guns, explosives and a Daesh flag just days before the first round of France’s presidential election. The foiled plot sparked fears that the closing days of the campaign could be a target for extremists... Read more