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...
The Champions Trophy: The Ultimate Eid Present!
It was on a warm autumn day a few years back that Pakistan lost to their hosts and the minnows of worlds cricket Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club. As the Zimbabwean home crowd cheered in ecstatic delight, an utterly dejected Pakistani side realized that they had sidled all... Read more
PM Nawaz Sharif owns offshore company
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has unearthed an offshore company which it said was being managed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.   According to the JIT report, the prime minister owns an UAE based offshore company, namely Capital FZE. As per JIT reports, during the interrogation Hussain Nawaz  claimed that,... Read more
PSE down 1,800 points
The Pakistan Stock Exchange shown a negative trend on Tuesday morning following the Panama report against the prime minister and his family. The KSE 100-index dropped by 1,800 points, reaching 44,431 points around noon on Tuesday. On Monday, the day the JIT report was submitted, the KSE-100 index experienced... Read more
Qateel Shifai being remembered today
The 16th death anniversary of Urdu poet Qateel Shifai observed today across the country. Muhammad Aurangzeb, known as Qateel Shifai through his pen name, was born in Haripur in 1919 and passed away on July 11, 2001. Besides ghazals and geet, Qateel also penned film songs. He was given... Read more
MET forecasts rain, thunderstorm in next 24-hours
The Pakistan Meteorological Department  forecaster a seasonal low lies over north-west Balochistan on Tuesday. Monsoon currents are penetrating in upper parts of the country and likely to continue during the next few days, tsaid. Rain/thunderstorm with isolated heavy falls are expected at a number of places in upper Punjab... Read more
Sting donates Swedish music prize money to refugees
British rock star Sting said on Monday he has donated the prize money from a prestigious Swedish music award to a non-profit project which helps young refugees in Sweden integrate through music. Known for promoting human rights through his music, the 65-year-old singer and US jazz star Wayne Shorter... Read more
Donald Trump Jr. hires New York lawyer for Russia probes
Donald Trump Jr., the president’s son, has hired New York lawyer Alan Futerfas to represent him in connection with Russia-related investigations, the lawyer and Trump Jr.’s office said on Monday. Futerfas – a sole practitioner who specialises in criminal defence – would not say when he was retained or whether... Read more
Twitter now lets users mute notifications from unknown accounts
Twitter Inc, in its latest step to curb abusive behaviour on its platform, rolled out new features on Monday to help users disable notifications from accounts that they want to avoid. The microblogging website said its “advanced filter settings” will now have options for users to mute notifications from... Read more
Nadal stunned by Muller in Wimbledon epic; Murray, Federer coast
Rafael Nadal’s bittersweet relationship with Wimbledon endured another twist Monday when he was knocked out in a five-set, fourth round epic by Luxembourg journeyman Gilles Muller. Nadal’s stunning 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 15-13 defeat came after defending champion Andy Murray and seven-time winner Roger Federer had cruised into the... Read more