Tatheer Islam

Tatheer-ul-Islam Siddiqui is Karachi -based journalist and has worked with major news channels of Pakistan. He is currently associated with Samaa TV as Senior Content Editor. His areas of interests include social sector and politics.

Quick claim to fame: Here are ten commoners who got overnight fame

The advent of social media and Internet has changed a lot of from how things used to turned out in past. Now, just a video on any social media platform including YouTube or Facebook may transport you up to the level of celebrity. One ready example is Priya Prakash Varrier. The 18-year-old actor from Kerala…

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🖤💕 #ayeshaxmaybelline #maybellinenewyork #maybellinenewyorkfashionweek #ayeshaomar #makeithappen A post shared by Ayesha Omar (@ayesha.m.omar) on Feb 11, 2018 at 9:42pm PST

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New York Fashion Week overwhelmed with Black Panther fever

NEW YORK: Marvel Studios brought “Black Panther” fever to New York Fashion Week, inviting designers to showcase clothes inspired by the iconic movie, already winning rave reviews ahead of its Friday release in the United States. More than a thousand people packed the Welcome to Wakanda presentation in the West Village that featured the work…

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MQM-P crisis: Dr. Qadri telephones Farooq Sattar

KARACHI: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri telephoned Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Dr. Farooq Sattar and extended good wishes to him over the present crisis facing his party. The two leaders brought into discussion present political situation in the country including the current crisis  the MQM-P is embroiled in. Dr. Qadri expressed solidarity…

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Bilawal enjoys Washington trip on train

WASHINGTON: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is currently having a good time in Washington after he rose to eminence while he attended World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In Washington also, the 29-year-old chairman of the PPP headlined several events including ones at Woodrow Wilson Institute and National Prayer Breakfast, where he…

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It Was Zainab Everywhere

By Tatheer ul Islam Having arrived at home from work yesterday, I was heavy at heart over the incident that took place in Kasur where a minor girl was dishonored. I did not feel a bit like to take my night meal. She was a little girl of seven years. With both my children sitting…

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Open letter from little Zainab

By Tatheer ul Islam Dear world,  I am Zainab. I am seven years old. I was the eighth child of my parents. I live in Kasur. I was assaulted by beasts in human garb who murdered me mercilessly. He said to me he will offer me my favorite candies and will take me to the…

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New breed of billboard appears in Karachi

Supreme Court of Pakistan slapped a ban on billboards to be fixed on Karachi roads. However, the large adverts have surfaced in altogether new way in the mega city in defiance of the apex court’s order. Know more from Aneeb Azam as to what is happening in Karachi.

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PSP-MQM alliance: Battle of Karachi throne begins

With apology to Shakespeare, ‘Uncertainty Thy Name Is Politics’ especially when it comes to Pakistan which saw a U-turn late Wednesday as Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) joined hands for the upcoming elections. Addressing a joint press conference, top leaders of the two parties i.e. Farooq Sattar and Syed Mustafa Kamal…

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Who is Arsala Saleem—Maryam Nawaz’s escort before JIT?

ISLAMABAD: Who is Arsala Saleem—lady police officer who will accompany Maryam Nawaz as she appears before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) tomorrow (Wednesday)? The lady officer came to media limelight during Tayyaba torture case some days ago as she accompanied the little girl to Supreme Court of Pakistan and Islamabad High Court. She has been…

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Fostering Team Work

I along with all fellow workers went to a personal development workshop arranged by our Samaa TV on Saturday at a local upscale hotel. The phenomenally funtabulous funshop under the aegis of Funverks—named Renovate, Innovate—proved immensely fruitful for the participants. The trainer, Mr. Farhad Karamaly possesses special credentials in pulling things off to a complete…

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Open letter from a woman who wails for her children

Can anyone forget the mother who hit the most brutal and most effective slap on the justice system of the country? Standing in front of a judge in a courtroom, the woman appeared the most cognizant of the judicial system that stands subservient to the overbearing political elite, select aristocratic class, and self-conceited clerisy. She…

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Pervaiz Rashid dismissal —a futile govt attempt

The government decided to put on exit control list a journalist hailing from daily Dawn for publishing a report that India and the United States leveraged to malign Pakistan Army as the report wrongly depicted the army in collusion with the banned outfits. The controversial report published in national daily Dawn on October 6 pertained…

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Confusion and waning hopes after Quetta blast

By: Tatheer-ul-Islam Complacency that we arduously weaved around us and that was fast slipping into our belief system, could hardly receive a setback, even in slightest degree, in the aftermath of massive bombing that tore through Civil Hospital in Quetta. A towering death toll in Monday’s bombing could not shake this ‘firm self-satisfactory belief’. The…

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Karachi Kachra

Envisioning Karachi to be built up in the fashion of Paris and London, Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah ordered the city administration to clear the city of all stinking rubbish festering nearly in every locality of the metropolis since ages. Wadday Saeen is quite proficient in dreaming BIG. This time round, he dreamed a…

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