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...
lawyers attempt to break into LHC CJ’s courtroom
Lawyers attempted to break a security cordon and enter a courtroom Chief Justice courtroom at the Lahore High Court (LHC). LHC Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah is heading a full bench hearing against the head of the bar association of LHC Multan bench, Sher Zaman Qureshi. The LHC chief justice... Read more
Rajanpur Operation: Seven kidnapped policemen recovered
Seven kidnapped policemen during Rajanpur Operation on Sunday have been recovered in a search operation earlier today. According to Punjab Police officials, the policemen were rescued after the Punjab police launched an operation for their safe recovery. All the seven cops were recovered after a heavy exchange of fire... Read more
Real Madrid ease past Deportivo in La Liga opener
Real Madrid´s winning streak shows no signs of abating as the European champions began their defence of La Liga with a comfortable 3-0 win at Deportivo la Coruna. Gareth Bale, Casemiro and Toni Kroos were on target for the visitors, but Madrid´s night at La Riazor ended on a... Read more
Solar eclipse presents first major test of power grid in renewable era
As Monday’s total solar eclipse sweeps from Oregon to South Carolina, US electric power and grid operators will be glued to their monitoring systems in what for them represents the biggest test of the renewable energy era. Utilities and grid operators have been planning for the event for years,... Read more
Trump set to disclose US strategy on Afghanistan, Pakistan tonight
US President Donald Trump is to lay out the American strategy for the war in Afghanistan in a prime-time television address to the nation Monday night, the White House said on Sunday. A White House statement said Trump will “provide an update on the path forward for America’s engagement... Read more
Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91
Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fundraising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday of “natural causes” at the age of 91, his family said. “Famed comedian, actor and legendary entertainer Jerry Lewis passed away... Read more
‘Hitman’ bumps off ‘Logan’ to claim box-office lead
Two new movies — “The Hitman´s Bodyguard” and “Logan Lucky” — soared to the top three in North American theaters this weekend, with “Logan” scoring well with critics, but “Hitman” far luckier in ticket sales. Lionsgate´s “Hitman” pulled in an estimated $21.6 million to lead the three-day weekend, according... Read more
Bankruptcy fight over Oncor to test Warren Buffett’s discipline
Warren Buffett takes pride in naming his price to buy a company, and not paying a nickel more. But the largest US natural gas distribution utility, an unyielding hedge fund, and a Delaware bankruptcy judge now present one of the biggest challenges to the billionaire’s legendary discipline. The board... Read more