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Shaniera Akram joins marathon to support Special Olympics in Pakistan

KARACHI: Shaniera Akram participated along with several other celebrities in Karachi a couple of days earlier to show her support for the Special Olympics Pakistan (SOP).  Shaniera posted pictures and a video from the marathon on her Twitter and Instagram in which she can be seen participating at the marathon. Shaniera can be seen at…

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Young cricketer from Karachi commits suicide after being dropped

KARACHI: A Karachi-based cricketer committed suicide on Tuesday after he was dropped from the Under-19 team.  According to details, Mohammad Zaryab, son of former international cricketer Amir Hanif, committed suicide after he was dropped from Karachi’s Under-19 team for being older than the standard requirement. Zaryab did not take well news of his expulsion from…

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Zardari’s remarks are admission he authorised Rao Anwar to kill Mohajirs: Farooq

KARACHI: MQM-P’s Dr Farooq Sattar said on Monday that PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari’s remarks that Rao Anwar was a ‘brave kid’ was, in a way, his admission that he had provided the cop with the license to kill Mohajirs.  Speaking to media personnel, Dr Farooq Sattar said that Asif Zardari’s remarks in support of…

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English cricketer Ravi Bopara poses with Rangers personnel

English cricketer Ravi Bopara posed with Pakistani Rangers personnel on Monday, a picture that was shared from his official Twitter account.  Pakistan has pledged to provide international cricketers with foolproof security ahead of the PSL final that will be played in Karachi next month. Ravi Bopara thanked Rangers personnel in Karachi for providing him with…

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Sweets and bhangras: PTI workers in Gujranwala celebrate Imran’s marriage

GUJRANWALA: As news broke of PTI chief Imran Khan’s third marriage, supporters of the cricketer-turned-politician took to the streets of Gujranwala and danced to the beat of the drums.  Imran Khan’s marriage is always a cause of celebration for those who support him. PTI workers distributed sweets and did the bhangra after hearing news of the former…

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I’m the MQM-P chief, claims Farooq Sattar after intra-party polls

After controversial intra-party elections, Muttahida Qaumi Movement PIB Group’s leader, Farooq Sattar, claimed that he is the only head of MQM Pakistan. He said the workers, through today’s intra-party polls, have authorized him to lead and run affairs of the party. Watch his views…

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Watch: Rigging in MQM-P intra-party polls

Samaa has reported rigging during Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s intra-party elections in Karachi. Watch this report…

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MQM-P intra-party polls are illegal: Bahadurabad group

KARACHI: The Bahadurabad group of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has dubbed today’s intra-party polls ‘illegal’. A statement, the group alleged that the party polls — announced by Dr Farooq Sattar — were a ‘condemnable effort to divide loyal party workers.’ “Only the Rabita Committee can make policy decisions,” the statement said. On the other hand,…

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Will disclose important secrets after February 18: Kamran Tessori

ISLAMABAD: MQM-P leader Kamran Tessori said on Saturday that he would disclose important secrets pertaining to the party and the prevalent crisis it was facing after February 18.  Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV, Kamran Tessori said that ever since he had come to Islamabad he had not talked to Dr Farooq Sattar. “I’m not upset…

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Patients at JPMC put forward their complaints during CJP’s visit

KARACHI: Patients undergoing treatment at the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) put forward their claims to Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on the occasion of his visit to the hospital, on Saturday.  Stringent security measures were put in place before the arrival of the chief justice. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar visited the various departments…

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‘Bahadurabad group’ reacts to Farooq Sattar’s offer – Watch

Watch reaction from the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s ‘Bahadurabad group’ after Dr. Farooq Sattar announced his withdrawal from selection of candidates for upcoming Senate election.

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Farooq Sattar spreading confusion, says Waseem Akhtar

While addressing a large gathering of workers, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s senior leader Waseem Akhtar claimed that Dr. Farooq Sattar ‘is creating confusion’ by announcing his withdrawal from selection of candidates for upcoming Senate election.

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Webology Episode 5: Where is Rao Anwar?

In the latest Webology episode, Shahjahan Khurram and Owais Ahmed Khan discuss the whereabouts of suspended Malir SSP Rao Anwar, who remains at large. Karachi’s most feared cop dubbed as encounter specialist went into hiding after the killing of Naqeebaullah, a 23-year-old Waziristan resident, in a staged encounter. The killing sparked a national outcry, which led…

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Farooq Sattar backs down; withdraws from selection of Senate candidates

KARACHI: Backing down in the party dispute over Senate candidates, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s recently ousted party head Dr. Farooq Sattar has withdrawn from selection and nomination of candidates for upcoming election of Parliament’s Upper House, Samaa reported Friday. “The dissolved coordination committee may forward four names of candidates to me. We will accept the names…

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Amir Khan calls Farooq Sattar a ‘cheat’ in Samaa program

KARACHI: Senior MQM leader Amir Khan on Thursday leveled serious allegations against MQM-P chief Dr Farooq Sattar, calling him a cheat.  Speaking to Samaa anchor Shehzad Iqbal, Dr Farooq Sattar admitted that he had made the biggest mistake of his life which was as a result of his foolishness. “I’m admitting that I made the…

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Chocolate Festival: Bars, cakes and even fountains enthrall Karachiites

KARACHI: Mouthwatering chocolate cakes, beans, bars and even fountains were displayed at a recent event held at a hotel in the city on Thursday as part of the three-day Belgian Chocolate Festival.  Scores of people attended the event, marveling at the display of chocolate cakes, beans, fountains and bars that were hand-crafted by the Belgian…

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Good News: Chocolate festival begins in Karachi

It was a delicious opportunity for the chocolate crazy people of Karachi who had it to their fill. International chef stunned every bon vivant. Belgian Chocolate Festival kick-started at a private hotel in Karachi where everything food item was made up of chocolate. Know more in Najia Niazi’s report.

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Aleena Khan demands protection from govt against Salman Baloch

KARACHI: Aleena Khan, the woman who has accused MQM’s Salman Mujahid of sexually assaulting her, demanded protection from the government against the lawmaker on Tuesday.  Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV, Aleena Khan said that Salman Mujahid used to stalk her and had kidnapped the guards near her home and had them assaulted. “He asks them…

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PTI, PSP form Coordination Committee

As the political temperature rises in Karachi ahead of Senate elections, two major political parties – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) – have decided to bridge the gulf and end their differences in the wake of current scenario.  

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Salman Mujahid: The ‘bad boy’ of MQM?

It should not be incorrect if Salman Mujahid Baloch is dubbed as the ‘bad boy’ of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan. He is in media spotlight nowadays for his return to the party after joining Pak Sarzameen Party, and secondly for being accused of assaulting a woman, who has filed a police complaint against the MNA. Watch…

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PCB disowns concert news

Lahore February 14: The PCB strongly rejects the news circulating on social media about a concert at Karachi’s National Stadium on February 24.  The stadium is heading towards the Pakistan Super League final and any activity at the venue is barred. PCB hopes that the organizers of the event will abstain from spreading rumours that are only…

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