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Pakistan observes Quaid-e-Azam’s 70th death anniversary

Quaid-e-Azam’s life gives us a message of courage, perseverance and hard work

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September 11, 2018


Aligarh University students defend Jinnah’s portrait on campus wall

The students at India’s Aligarh Muslim University staged a sit-in after two Hindu groups barged into the campus to protest the presence of portrait of Mohammad Ali Jinnah. The supporters of Hindu Yuva Vahini and ABVP entered the university and shouted slogans against Pakistan’s founding father, the Indian media reported. They have given the university…

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May 3, 2018


Anupam Kher to play Indian PM in biopic

MUMBAI: Anupam Kher is to play former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in the upcoming biopic, The Accidental Prime Minister. The first look of his character made the rounds on the internet. In the 1990s, Pakistani filmmaker Jameel Dehlvi planned to make a film on Benazir Bhutto. Shabana Azmi was to play the role and…

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April 6, 2018


Malala most searched Pakistani on Wikipedia in 2017

NEWS DESK: Malala Yousafzai, the only Pakistani who has won a Nobel Peace Prize, was the most searched Pakistani on Wikipedia throughout 2017, according to a report of The Wikimedia Foundation. The list is based on Wikipedia searches of Pakistani personalities between January 1, 2017 and December 20, 2017. These are the top 20 celebrities…

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January 2, 2018


Dina Wadia’s last meeting with Quaid-e-Azam–in her own words

Dina Wadia had once penned a note regarding her father Muhammad Ali Jinnah and when she had last met him, describing him as an ‘affectionate’ man.  “My father was not a demonstrative man but he was an affectionate father,” she wrote in the beginning. “My last meeting with him took place in Bombay in 1946.”…

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November 3, 2017


Twitterati pay tribute to Quaid-e-Azam’s daughter following her death

Following her death, Dina Wadia started trending on micro-blogging site Twitter with Pakistani Twitterati paying rich tributes to the daughter of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.  Ms Dina Wadia, 98, only daughter of Muhammad Ali Jinnah passed away. She was born Aug15, 1919, exactly 28 yrs before birth of Pakistan. RIP. pic.twitter.com/CtGWuTi6oe —…

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November 2, 2017


Bilawal pays tribute to Quaid-e-Azam

Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari visited the Mazar of Quaid-e-Azam in Karachi on Sunday to pay tribute to the father of the nation. He laid floral wreath at the Mazar and offered fateha. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Provincial Minister Manzoor Wassan and other members of Sindh cabinet also accompanied him….

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December 25, 2016


What has Careem done now?

By: Noman Naushad Lalani Dubai based multinational transportation network company CAREEM, on Wednesday, has introduced women drivers in Pakistan. They will be picking both, male and female passengers. It is presently functioning in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad but its services will be stretched to about six cities in Pakistan. Cofounder at Careem, Mudassir Sheikh said,…

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December 9, 2016


Salman Ahmed Is Back

By: Omair Alavi Good things come to those who wait and Salman Ahmed of Junoon (formerly of Vital Signs as well) has waited a long time for good times to return. The Jazba Junoon guy has been part of ‘change through music’ for more than 2 decades now and with Door Bohat Door, he makes…

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December 2, 2016


68th death anniversary of Quaid being observed with due solemnity

  ISLAMABAD:  The 68th death anniversary of Father of the Nation, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, is being observed today (September 11) with due solemnity. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Governor Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan along with members of the provincial cabinet visited mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam on Sunday and paid their tribute….

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September 11, 2016


Two die as PIA workers clash with police, Rangers

KARACHI: Two protesting workers of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) lost their lives and at least 18 others were injured during a clash with Rangers and police at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Samaa reported. Water canon was used to disperse the employees who are protesting against proposed privatization of PIA. Reports said Rangers resorted to…

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February 2, 2016


Great struggle of Quaid-e-Azam in pictures

Artists put in strenuous efforts in presenting great struggle by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammed Ali Jinnah in pictures. Fayyaz Mehmood reports from an exhibition of pictures held in Islamabad.

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August 14, 2015


Madar-e-Millat Fatima Jinnah remembered

ISLAMABAD: Madar-e-Millat Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah, the revered sister of the father of nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was remembered on her 48th death anniversary on Thursday. Fatima Jinnah was born in Karachi during the British government in subcontinent on 30th July, 1893. In 1919 Fatima Jinnah took admission in Doctor Ahmed Dental College Kolkata and…

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July 9, 2015


Karachi heat death toll hits 1145

KARACHI: The megacity of Karachi continued to bear brunts of heatwave which killed 15 more affectees in last 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1145 in nine days, Samaa reported Monday. According to Samaa correspondent, the deaths were reported in different hospitals of Karachi where medics said that 15 people who were under treatment…

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June 29, 2015


'Jinnah' actor Christopher Lee dies at 93

LONDON: British actor Christopher Lee, the ultimate movie villain who played Dracula, starred in “The Lord of the Rings” and “Jinnah”, has died aged 93, a local government official told AFP Thursday. Tall, pale and with a deep resonating voice, Lee, whose death was confirmed Thursday, will forever be remembered for his spine-chilling performance as…

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June 11, 2015


M.A Jinnah Road turns into river

A main pipeline of clean drinking water busted along Karachi’s M.A Jinnah Road, turning the area into a river, at times when the city is facing acute shortage of water. Watch this video.

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May 5, 2015


Traders stage sit-in on M A Jinnah Road

KARACHI: Traders Saturday staged a protest demonstration against the hand grenade attack on a shop at Bolton Market that left at least three people injured, Samaa reported. The traders of Bolton Market staged sit-in on M A Jinnah Road against the assault and demanded the government to provide security to them. Earlier, some unidentified outlaws,…

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April 18, 2015


PTI to hold Nov 30 rally at Jinnah Avenue: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, confirmed on Friday that PTI has finally been allowed to hold its promised Nov 30 rally at Islamabad’s Jinnah Avenue, Samaa reported. He said the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) has given permission to PTI for its rally and a formal No Objection Certificate (NOC) in this regard…

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November 28, 2014


Live from Bagh-e-Jinnah: Bilawal's Jalsa Marathon

According to independent sources, one lac people attended PPP's jalsa today. Security sources confirm that there were around a lac or 1.5 lac people in the rally. PPP claims the jalsa was attended by one million people today.  Imran Khan's answer to Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Oct 18, 2014: Bilawal please ask your father and Nawaz…

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October 18, 2014


No more rallies at Baghe Jinnah after PPP show

Baghe Jinnah is on 35 acre land. Several rallies have been held here but this time PPP will showcase its political power and probably this will be the last rally in this ground as federal government has decided to make a theme park here. Watch video to know the details.

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October 17, 2014


Qadri seeks political system based on Jinnah vision

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri said the influential people, in order to save their lands, dynamited the protective embankments and deluged the lands of the poor. Addressing the participants of the Inqilab March sit-in opposite Parliament House, he said the puissant ruined the impoverished in floods by inundating their lands. Mentioning that…

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September 11, 2014