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...
Saudi, UAE pledge $100 mln to Ivanka Trump womens’ fund
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged $100 million to a women’s business fund supported by Ivanka Trump, daughter of the president who Monday wound up a visit to Riyadh. World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the donation from both oil-rich Gulf states on Sunday, during... Read more
Drake breaks record at Billboard Music Awards
Drake proved his dominance of the music industry once again by winning a record 13 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. The music magazine’s televised gala in Las Vegas hands out awards based on the year´s chart performances, leaving little suspense about who will end the night well —... Read more
PSX welcomes inclusion of EFG-Hermes
Egyptian investment firm EFG-Hermes has been in the Pakistan Stock Exchange as a broker. A ceremony was held to at Pakistan Stock Exchange, Karachi to welcome the FG-Hermes in the Pakistani market. Talking to the media, EFG-Hermes Group CEO Karim Awad said, “We believe we can play a big... Read more
PIA vigilance team recovers 21kg heroin at Islamabad airport
 The Pakistan International Airlines’ vigilance team has concealed 21kg heroin from PK-785 at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Monday. According to sources, a bid to smuggle heroin was foiled when 21 kilogrammes was seized from a London-bound flight of the national carrier. The plane was cleared to fly to... Read more
Abdul Wali Khan University reopens after Mashal’s killing
Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan reopened on Monday after 40 days. Abdul Wali Khan University was closed for over 4o days following the lynching of student Mashal Khan on accusations of blasphemy. Students reached the varsity in the morning amid tight security. University Administration has banned political activities have... Read more
Djokovic names Agassi as coach at French Open
Novak Djokovic revealed on Sunday that American great Andre Agassi would be his new coach, but said they did not yet have a “long-term commitment”. “I spoke to Andre the last couple weeks on the phone, and we decided to get together in Paris. So he´s gonna be there.... Read more
NASA plans emergency spacewalk on International Space Station
A pair of astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Tuesday for an emergency spacewalk to replace a failed computer, one of two that control major US systems aboard the orbiting outpost, NASA said on Sunday. The primary device failed on Saturday, leaving the $100 billion orbiting... Read more
‘Alien: Covenant’ slides past ‘Guardians 2’ to win weekend with $36 million
As this weekend approached, the question lingered if Alien: Covenant would be able to unseat Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 from the top spot at the domestic box office. Now, we have an answer. As of Sunday morning, Covenant, from 20th Century Fox and Scott Free Productions, looks to... Read more
N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un says need to move forward with diversifying nuclear capability: KCNA
North Korea said on Monday it has successfully tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile to confirm the reliability of the late-stage guidance of the nuclear warhead, indicating further advances in the ability to hit US targets. The North’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said leader Kim Jong Un supervised the... Read more