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Video: When Asma Jahangir raised her voice for the oppressed Kashmiris

LAHORE: Human rights activist and former President of the Supreme Court Bar Association, Asma Jahangr had taken part in protests for the rights of the people of Kashmir.  Watch how she speaks out against the atrocities being committed by the Indian army and supports the movement for Kashmiris’ right to self-determination. Asma Jahangri passed away…

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Indian army chief remarks cannot help to preserve peace of border area: China

BEIJING: Taking a strong note of remarks by the Indian army chief about China and the Donglong border area, a Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Monday said the negative remarks by a senior Indian official were against the consensus reached between the heads of the state of two countries and it could not help to preserve…

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Indian teen sets herself on fire over dark skin taunts

NEWS DESK: A 14-year-old girl succumbed to her burns in Hyderabad, India, on Monday, after she was allegedly harassed by her classmates over her dark skin, reported The News Minute. M Lavanya, who was studying in class nine, set herself on fire on January 2, after she was taunted by her classmates for being dark-skinned…

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Indian cricketers in Cape Town told not to spend over 2 minutes in shower

NEWS DESK: Everybody in Cape Town, including Indian cricketers, has been officially asked to not use the shower for more than two minutes, reported Indian Express. It’s one of the several water conservation messages that the Indian cricketers came across on reaching their hotel after a sweaty and tiring day under the relentless sun. With…

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Indian pilots grounded after ‘mid-air row’

NEWS DESK: An Indian airline said Thursday it had grounded two pilots over allegations they had a fight and both briefly stormed out of the cockpit during a New Year’s Day flight from London to Mumbai, reported AFP. Jet Airways is investigating claims that a male pilot slapped his female colleague during a heated argument…

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Pakistani stars shone in 2017 in BollywoodSAM

A lot of Pakistani actors won hearts of Indians by working in Bollywood movies. Pakistani stars especially Mahira Khan shone in Bollywood during 2017. Know more in this video report.

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Obama refused to answer this Indian journalist’s question

NEWS DESK: Former US President Barack Obama shot down an Indian journalist’s question at the Town Hall organised by the Obama Foundation in Delhi for about 300 young leaders in India. Why? Because she was a journalist. Later, the journalist, Nidhi Razdan, expressed her disappointment over Obama’s refusal to even hear her question in tweets and…

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Indian couple plants 101 trees in their baby girl’s name

PUNE: The Naiks decided to upturn norms of an ostentatious party for 1.5-month-old Alisha; instead Malshiras village was gifted a host of plants, including 51 saplings for local school students, at a cost of Rs50,000, reported Times of India. As our civic authorities grapple with accusations of indiscriminate tree-cutting for development, and not compensating for it by replanting enough…

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Pakistan lodges protest with India over cross-border shelling on civilians

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Fridya summoned the Indian High Commissioner and strongly condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian occupation forces in Charwa Sector, Bini Sulariyan Village, on Thursday that resulted in the Shahadat of 6 civilians, including 4 females, and injuries to 26 others, including 15 females and 5 children. According to a Foreign Office…

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Under-17 Indian cricketer drowns in Sri Lanka

NEWS DESK An under-17 Indian cricketer allegedly drowned in a swimming pool in Sri Lanka. According to a foreign news website, the victim – identified as 12-year old Monath Sona Narendra – along with three other players were in the swimming pool of a hotel located at Sri Lanka’s Pamunugama on Tuesday evening when tragedy…

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Man with throat cancer kills colleague who introduced him to smoking

NEWS DESK: An Indian man diagnosed with throat cancer allegedly shot dead the colleague who introduced him to cigarettes, reported The Independent. Mustakeem Ahmad is said to have been consumed with rage at his co-worker after a doctor attributed the disease to his smoking habit. The pair, both 25, worked as chefs at a restaurant…

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Indian Muslim woman ‘raped and murdered in honour killing’ after starting relationship with Arab man

NEWS DESK: An Indian Muslim teenager involved in a relationship with an Arab man was kidnapped, raped and murdered in a suspected ‘honour killing’ in London, a court has heard. The body of Celine Dookhran, 19, was found stuffed in a fridge with her throat slit after a second woman who was also attacked raised…

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Indian editors decry order to arrest journalists

India’s top journalists have accused a state parliament of “a gross misuse of powers and privilege” by ordering that two editors be arrested for allegedly defaming local lawmakers. Police in India’s southern Karnataka state said the editors — both from tabloid newspapers in the capital Bangalore — had evaded authorities since the state assembly issued…

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Baby on board: Indian gives birth at 35,000 feet

MUMBAI: An Indian woman gave birth to a baby boy on an international commercial flight as it flew at 35,000 feet, the airline said on Monday. The unnamed woman, in her 20s, went into premature labour on Sunday’s Jet Airways flight between Damman in Saudi Arabia and Kochi in the southern Indian state of Kerala….

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Ten Bollywood actresses who became film producers

Bollywood actresses have always proved their mettle in the film industry and have gone to become film producers Sushmita Sen Sen intended on releasing her first production named “Jhansi Ki Rani” but the project was delayed. Preity Zinta Preity Zinta made her debut as a film producer with “Ishkq In Paris” but the film could…

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Indian national arrested from Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: An Indian national was arrested from the federal capital on Sunday, Samaa reported. According to details, he was arrested from F-8 area of Islamabad over possessing incomplete travel documents. A case has been filed against him under Article 14 of the Foreign Act. The Indian national has been sent to jail on judicial remand.

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India top court examines triple talaq

India’s highest court Thursday began considering the legality of an Islamic practice that allows men to leave their wives instantly by reciting the word “divorce” three times. “Triple talaq” is legal for Muslims under the Indian constitution but it has come under scrutiny with reports emerging of men divorcing their wives via letters, Skype and…

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Twitter users pay their respects to Vinod Khanna

Twitter users paid their tributes to Indian actor Vinod Khanna on his demise. It should be noted that Khanna passed away on Thursday due after suffering from bone cancer. Heartfelt condolences on. the passing away of Shri Vinod Khanna, a highly talented and acclaimed actor & MP # PresidentMukherjee — President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) April…

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Rajhdhani delights – the authentic Rajistani cuisine

By: Filza Jawad Hai Rajhdhani delights located in Clifton block 7, Marine Pride, Khayaban-e-Iqbal, has spread its aroma around the city with their authentic Rajistani delicacies. Although there were various places in Karachi that served thalis but they mostly killed the purpose of it. Rajhdhani has legit Indian/Gurati cuisine with the concept of unlimited refills…

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays Manto in an Indian film

By Zeresch Gill Bollywood’s method actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is all set to play the character of South Asia’s infamous writer Sadat Hassan Manto in a film directed by Nandita Das. After the huge success of Sarmad Sultan Khoosat’s Manto, fans are going Ga Ga over another piece of art associated with the works of this…

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Video: Let’s talk to little girl who wrote Modi letter

Samaa reporter Arshad Virk talked to Aqeedat Naveed who wrote a letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for peace in the region. Let’s lend ear to her innocent chit-chat.

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