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...
Sindh govt bans sale of toy guns in Karachi
Sindh government has banned the sale of toy guns in the Karachi for two months. In a notification issued by the Sindh home department following a request for the ban was sent by Karachi Commissioner Ejaz Ahmed Khan, the Sindh government has banned sale of toy guns for two months.... Read more
Jamshed Dasti transferred to Multan jail
Member of National Assembly (MNA) Jamshed Ahmed Dasti and Meharpur Union Council (UC) Chairman Malik Ajmal has been transferred to Multan Jail. Dasti and Ajmal were arrested earlier on Friday  by the Punjab Police for forcibly opening a canal in Muzaffargarh on May 28. The irrigation department lodged a... Read more
KPK forms special force to facilitate tourists at scenic spots
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government has formed special force to protest and facilitate tourist at scenic spots. According to the police officials, the personnel included in the tourist police force have completed their 14-day training of dealing with untoward incidents and to help tourists. The new force has also been... Read more
#UKelection: British PM loses majority, faces pressure to resign
British Prime Minister Theresa May faced pressure to resign on Friday after losing her parliamentary majority, plunging the country into uncertainty as Brexit talks loom. The pound fell sharply amid fears the Conservative leader will be unable to form a government and could even be forced out of office... Read more
IS says it killed two Chinese teachers kidnapped in Pakistan
Islamic State has killed two Chinese teachers it kidnapped in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province last month, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said on Thursday, in a blow to Islamabad’s efforts to safeguard Chinese workers. Armed men pretending to be policemen kidnapped the two language teachers in the provincial... Read more
Power breakdown hits Lahore after rain
Electricity supply in Lahore affected after heavy rain in the wee hours of Friday caused over 200 feeders to trip. According to the Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) spokesman, over 200 feeders tripped due to the heavy rain in Lahore. LESCO authorities has also confirmed that the process of restoring the... Read more
Sterling sinks after May seen falling short of majority
Sterling suffered its biggest fall in eight months, sliding more than 2 cents against the US dollar after an exit poll unexpectedly showed Prime Minister Theresa May falling short of an overall parliamentary majority in Britain’s election. As the shock projection raised questions about how Britain will advance with... Read more
May ahead but set to lose majority in UK election: exit poll
Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives are set to lose their overall majority after Britain’s general election, an exit poll showed on Thursday after voting closed. The Conservatives were set to win 314 seats, followed by Labour on 266, the Scottish National Party on 34 and the Liberal Democrats on... Read more
India are not invincible, says Kohli
India captain Virat Kohli said his team were not invincible after the defending champions allowed Sri Lanka to chase down a target of 322 to win a pulsating Champions Trophy match at The Oval on Thursday. India, inspired by Shikhar Dhawan’s superb 125, racked up a healthy total of... Read more
Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked ‘terrorism’ list
Saudi Arabia and allies have issued a list of individuals and entities they say are linked to Qatar over “terrorism”. “This list is connected to Qatar and serves suspicious agendas in an indication of the duality of Qatar policies,” said the statement from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt... Read more
Mathews joy as Sri Lanka rock India
Angelo Mathews saluted Sri Lanka´s underdogs after they staged a brilliant run chase to stun Champions Trophy holders India by seven wickets on Thursday. Mathews’ side were written off by many experts in the build-up to the crucial Group B clash at The Oval, but they ignored the doubters... Read more