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.

Singer Abhijeet’s Twitter account suspended over anti-women tweets

MUMBAI: The micro-blogging site Twitter suspended singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya’s account after he posted a string of ‘offensive’ tweets, especially against women. The move by the micro-blogging site came after social media users accused the 58-year-old singer of using ‘inappropriate’ and ‘insulting’ language. “Account Suspended: This account has been suspended…,” stated the message from Twitter on…

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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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Ramzan Timing