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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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Video: Lahore’s little girl goes viral on Indian media

“Let’s join hand to make a bridge of peace” was the sentence uttered by little Aqeedat Naveed of Lahore that went viral on Indian social media. The little girl wrote a letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, “Uncle, leave bullets, buy books.” Watch this video report.

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Adnan Siddiqui reveals the first look of his upcoming Bollywood movie

By Zeresch Gill Pakistani actors Adnan Siddiqui and Sajal Aly are going to be seen in an Indian flick named MOM (mother). The picture below is the first revelation of the movie’s first poster. The project has been produced by the Indian actress Sri Devi who is also appearing in the movie in the lead…

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Indian ATM dispenses dummy ‘children bank’ currency

An ATM in Delhi spewed dummy 2,000-rupee notes issued by the ‘Children Bank of India’, prompting an investigation into the embarrassing lapse, police said Wednesday, months after the government’s shock cash ban triggered painful shortages. A customer care executive claimed he had been taken for a ride after the automatic teller machine run by the…

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India win toss, bat in Bangladesh Test

HYDERABAD: Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Bangladesh in the one-off Test in Hyderabad on Thursday. The hosts have brought back fit-again Ajinkya Rahane in place of Karun Nair, who scored a triple century in India’s last Test against England in December. India have opted for three fast bowlers…

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Raees likely to release in Pakistan

The much awaited Bollywood movie Raees releases in India, USA, UK and UAE today, but the moviegoers in Pakistan have to wait for another two days to see if Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira khan film is allowed in Pakistani cinemas. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif formed a committee with a given mandate to decide whether…

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Indian soldier kills four colleagues: police

A paramilitary soldier from one of India’s elite security units shot dead four of his senior officers on Thursday in an apparent row over leave, police said. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) soldier fired indiscriminately at the officers at the barracks in Aurangabad district in eastern India’s Bihar state before trying to flee. “Three…

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Indian hostile policy may destabilize regional peace: FO

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Saturday said India’s hostile policy towards Pakistan could lead to destabilization of the region. Talking to the state radio’s Current Affairs channel, Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria said India’s irresponsible face has been fully exposed to the international community. Nafees Zakaria said Hindu extremist organizations like Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) are involved in…

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Indian nuclear-capable cruise missile test fails for the fourth time

The fourth test of India’s land-attack cruise missile “Nirbhay”, designed to carry nuclear or conventional warheads failed on Wednesday, local media reported. According to the Times of India, all the four tests of the subsonic missile, with a strike range of 1,000km, have failed to achieve the required test parameters. “The test was an utter…

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Ban lifted on Bollywood movies?

By: Syeda Sarah Hasan Seems like the Pakistani Film Industry has given up already, isn’t it? Merely “Raees” could not be the reason they would lift this ban, if it is so, is it safe to assume the ban would be re-imposed later on? Or could this be taken as the long awaited excuse by…

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India says identities of eight diplomats in Pakistan exposed

India said on Wednesday that the identities of eight of its diplomats in Pakistan had been revealed in the local media, amid continuing tensions between the nuclear-armed South Asian neighbors. Vikas Swarup, spokesman of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, declined to comment when asked whether the eight diplomats stationed in Islamabad would be withdrawn….

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India once again violates LoC at Bhimber sector

RAWALPINDI: Indian border security forces once again resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling across the Line of Control in Tuesday’s dark hours which lasted for two hours. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian troops targeted Pakistani positions at Bhimber sectors including Khanjar and Baroh, and resorted to indiscriminate fire. The shelling continued from…

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Pakistani dark comedy Jeewan Hathi to release November 4th

KARACHI: The trailer of Pakistani film Jeewan Hathi was officially unveiled today in Karachi, by Matteela Films & Footprint Entertainment at an exclusive event with the cast of the movie along with the respective press and media. The movie is set to release across Pakistan on November 4th, 2016. According to the official press release,…

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