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...
One killed, five injured as car falls into ravine in Diamer
A person was killed and five others injured after a speeding car en-route to Chilas fell into a ravine Friday morning. According to local police and rescue sources, the passengers were on their way to Chilas when the car got out of control and fell into a ravine. The... Read more
Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet for moon sighting today
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet in Islamabad on Friday evening for sighting of the Ramazan moon. The Central Ruet-Hilal Committee led by  Mufti Muneebur Rehman will meet today evening, however, the Pakistan Meteorological Department predicts that there are very little chances of the moon being sighted today. The... Read more
A ‘Pirates’ life for Depp as he sets sail in fifth film
Dead men tell no tales, unless, of course, they are undead decaying pirates seeking mythical treasure in the vast fathoms of the sea in the fifth installment of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, out in theatres worldwide this weekend, sees... Read more
Former incharge OGDCL suspect for NAB escapes police custody
Former store in charge of Oil and Gas Development Company Limited Baluchistan (OGDCL), on corruption charges of Rs 270 million has escaped from police custody. According to sources, Hussain Baksh Narejo managed to flee from the custody of court police on Thursday evening from the premises of a private... Read more
PML-N to present fifth budget today; total outlay at Rs4.8 trillion
Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar will present the fifth federal budget  FY 2017-18 of the ruling party with an estimated outlay of Rs4.8 trillion for the fiscal year 2017-18 today. This is the first time that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government will present a budget for the fifth... Read more
US appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump’s travel ban
In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a US Appeals Court refused on Thursday to reinstate his temporary travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, delivering another blow to the White House in a legal battle likely headed to the Supreme Court. The decision, written by Chief... Read more
Ramazan in Saudi Arabia from today
The holy fasting month of Ramazan is due to begin today in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, religious authorities in both countries announced. The announcements came after religious authorities in the two Gulf Arab kingdoms failed to sight the crescent moon on Thursday night, state media reported.... Read more