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...
Panama JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5. According to local news channel ‘Geo News’, Panama JIT has summoned Maryam Nawaz on July 5, whereas Hussain Nawaz has been summoned on July 4 and his younger brother, Hasan, on... Read more
Transformers 5 tops box office, opens at franchise low
Transformers: The Last Knight smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, data showed Monday, but it was comfortably the weakest opening the franchise has seen. The fifth installment of the blockbuster series took in $44.7 million in its debut weekend, the first Transformers movie... Read more
MET forecastes rainfall in upper Punjab on Tuesday
Rain and dust-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) with strong gusty winds are expected at scattered places in upper Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Kashmir, according to the Pakistan Meteorological (Met) Department. Moreover, rainfall is also expected at isolated places in south Punjab, Zhob, Kalat,... Read more
St Petersburg pitch damaged but being prepped for Confed Cup final: FIFA
FIFA on Monday said the re-laid pitch at the St Petersburg stadium had sustained damage but was being treated before it hosts the final of the Confederations on Sunday. The 68,000-seat stadium, the home of Russian football powerhouse Zenit, will be a flagship venue at the 2018 World Cup.... Read more
US-India ties have ‘never been stronger’: Trump
US President Donald Trump declared Monday that ties between Washington and New Delhi had “never been stronger” after holding his first talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As Modi hailed the US as his country’s primary partner in its rapid social and economic transformation, Trump paid tribute to... Read more
Facebook to produce own TV series, games
Facebook is starting production on high-quality television series and gaming shows to be broadcast on its platform, one of the social media giant’s executives said on Monday. The online platform, which has around two billion monthly users worldwide, is working on the project with a small group of partners... Read more
US sanctions Kashmiri leader Syed Salahuddin
The US State Department imposed sanctions Monday on Syed Salahuddin, the senior leader of the Kashmiri group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen. The move means the United States now considers Salahuddin, also known as Mohammad Yusuf Shah, a “Specially Designated Global Terrorist,” the State Department said in a statement. The designation slaps sanctions... Read more