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...
50 Afghan soldiers killed, over 100 injured: IG FC Balochistan
Over 50 Afghan soldiers were killed and more than 100 injured when Frontier Corps retaliated to unprovoked firing and shelling by Afghan forces at Chaman border. Balochistan Frontier Corps Inspector General Major General Nadeem Ahmed addressing a press conference on Sunday said “We are not pleased to announce this but the Afghan... Read more
Bangladeshi dies in clash over IPL bet
Bangladeshi man has died after a clash over illegal betting on an Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament match, police said Saturday. Santosh Kumar, 33, died in a hospital on Friday night, two days after the incident in the northern Lalmonirhat district. “He bet taka 50 (62 cents) with some... Read more
Extreme hot weather forecast in upper Sindh, south Punjab: MET
A shallow westerly wave persisted in the upper areas of the country, the Pakistan Meteorological Department reported on Sunday. Hot and dry weather is expected in most plain areas of the country; while very hot weather is likely in upper Sindh and south Punjab in the next twenty-four hours.... Read more
Ustad Raees Khan passes away
Legendary sitarist Ustad Raees Khan passed away on Saturday. He was 77. According to reports, he had been ill for some time. Ustad Raees was born in 1939 in Indore, India in a family of musicians. Ustad Raees belonged to the Mewati Gharana of Indian classical music. His maternal grandfather... Read more
‘Alien’ director Ridley Scott ‘heads for wider universe’ in latest installment
Ridley Scott, the English director of three of the sci-fi horror “Alien” films, says he is heading into a wider universe with the latest in the series: “Alien: Covenant.” The franchise has produced nearly 40 years of sequels and prequels, numerous books, toys and video games. The 2012 prequel... Read more
Macron, Le Pen face off as France elects president
French voters will pick a new president on Sunday, choosing between young centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a watershed election for the country and Europe. Polling day follows an unprecedented campaign marked by scandal, repeated surprises and a last-minute hacking attack on Macron, a... Read more