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...
NSC for formulating mechanism to counter new US policy on SA
The National Security Committee (NSC) Wednesday agreed on a robust response to the new US policy on South Asia by formulating a mechanism to suggest specific proposals to deal with Trump’s Policy on South Asia and Pakistan’s way forward. The National Security Committee meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi while... Read more
PM appoints Ali J. Siddiqui as special assistant to PM
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi appointed Ali Jahangir Siddiqui as his special assistant on Wednesday. Ali Jahangir Siddiqui, who is currently the chairman of JS Bank Ltd and the son of business tycon Jahangir Siddiqui, the founder of JS Group of companies. The special assistant will have the same status... Read more
At least 18,500 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh as Rakhine unrest rages
At least 18,500 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh since fighting erupted in Myanmar’s neighbouring Rakhine state six days ago, the International Organization for Migration said Wednesday. Plumes of smoke billowed from several burning villages in the worst-hit section of the state, according to an AFP reporter on a government-led... Read more
12 BRA terrorists surrender to LEAs in Balochistan
12 Baloch Republican Army (BRA) terrorists including 2 mid tier terrorists Wali Khan,Dist Kohlu and Karghani,  Sui area surrendered to security forces at Noshki along with weapons and ammunition. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Punjab Rangers along with Punjab Police and Intelligence Agencies conducted IBOs  in Faisalabad,... Read more
Malaysia’s Axiata to buy Pakistan telecom towers for $940 million
Malaysian telecommunications group Axiata Group Bhd on Wednesday said it will buy communications towers in Pakistan for $940 million in partnership with local conglomerate Dawood Hercules Corp Ltd. Axiata said its telecommunications infrastructure services unit, edotco Group Sdn Bhd, and Dawood Hercules will buy 13,000 towers from Pakistan Mobile... Read more
Sharjeel Khan banned for five-year over PSL spot fixing
Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) on Wednesday imposed a five-year ban against opening batsman Sharjeel Khan for spot fixing in Pakistan Super League (PSL). In a short order, PCB’s anti-corruption tribunal Khan imposed a 5 years ban, in which he will not be allowed to play domestic and international cricket... Read more
Houston native Beyonce pledges to help Harvey relief
Beyonce, one of the most famous natives of Houston, has pledged generous but unspecified aid after the fourth most populous US city was ravaged by mega-storm Harvey. The pop superstar, in a statement to the Houston Chronicle, said she was working out details with her team and her Houston... Read more
The Syrian War and The American Administration Today (Part-I)
The terrible war in Syria has bought arguably more misery than most other conflicts of either this or the last century, barring only a few even more terrible wars such as the second world war and the Vietnam conflict. However, like the great wars that took place early on... Read more
3 methods of using the Debt Snowball Strategy to Eliminate Multiple Credit Card Debts Successfully
The somewhat unusual sounding ‘debt snowball’ strategy is a method many chronically indebted person use as a means to help reduce their overall debt burden over an extended period of time. This method is not all that difficult to master one you are able to understand it completely. Basically,... Read more