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...
Marvel brings hammerless Thor, new king Black Panther for Comic-Con
Thor has lost his invincible hammer and Black Panther shoulders the responsibility of being a new king, in exclusive scenes shown from Disney´s Marvel studios´ upcoming superhero movies at San Diego´s Comic-Con. One of the most high-profile draws of the annual convention for pop and nerd culture fans, Marvel´s... Read more
Aisam wins Hall of Fame Doubles Championship
Pakistan’s tennis star Aisam ul Haq has clinched the doubles title of the ATP Hall of Fame Tennis Championship. The top duo, Aisam and Rajeev Ram defeated Matt Reid and John Smith in a thrilling final that lasted 75 minutes. Aisam and Rajeev Ram won the first set without... Read more
FC soldier martyred in explosion in Khyber Agency
One Frontier Corps (FC) personnel was martyred while another was injured when an explosion occurred near the border between Peshawar and Khyber Agency Sunday morning. The martyred FC personnel has been identified as Riaz while the injured as Saqib. Read: Two FC personnel killed in Balochistan According to sources, the... Read more
Two FC personnel killed in Balochistan
Two Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were targeted by unidentified assailants in Dawoodabad area in Chagai District, Balochistan, on Sunday. According to security sources, two FC personnel  were targeted near Dawoodabad. Following the attack, Security forces cordoned off the area soon after the incident and started a search operation in... Read more
Actor John Heard, the ‘Home Alone’ dad, dead at 72
Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the hit 90s-era Home Alone films, has died, according to US media. He was 72. Entertainment website TMZ said the actor was found dead in a Palo Alto, California hotel where he was recuperating following back surgery. Heard’s representatives did not... Read more
Ronaldo will remain Real player ‘2-3 more years’, says Zidane
Cristiano Ronaldo will remain a Real Madrid player for “the next 2-3 years”, coach Zinedine Zidane said Saturday, ending talk the Bernabeu superstar might depart for Manchester United. On the eve of Real’s pre-season friendly against United at Santa Clara, California, Zidane spoke in Los Angeles about the 32-year-old... Read more
Mild earthquake jolts Mastung district of Balochistan
A mild earthquake tremors were felt in Mastung district and adjoining areas Sunday morning. According to National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the earthquake was measured to be 4.4 on the Richter scale, which emerged from Kalat. People rushed out of their houses and shops in fear as soon as the... Read more
Swiss couple found on glacier after 75 years buried at last
The remains of a couple – found on a receding glacier in the Swiss Alps 75 years after they had disappeared – were at long last buried on Saturday near their native village. Their two surviving daughters were present at the funeral service in the church at Saviese in Valais canton,... Read more
Marvi Memon awarded French National Order of Merit
State minister and chairperson of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Marvi Memon  has been awarded the prestigious French National Order of Merit by the French Embassy on Friday. French Ambassador to Pakistan Martine Dorance conferred the award to Memon in a ceremony held in Islamabad. Tonite on my... Read more
SSG commandos capture Brekh Muhammad Kandao mountain
Pakistan Army on Saturday announced the successful completion of the first phase of Operation Khyber-4. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, SSG commandos captured Brekh Muhammad Kandao mountain which is an important location from where militant activities can be monitored. ISPR press release reiterated that operation... Read more