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Phone data suggests Rao Anwar was in contact with encounter team: Lawyer  

ISLAMABAD: A lawyer representing the father of Naqeebullah Mehsud, who was killed in a “staged encounter” in Karachi, said that evidence collected from Rao Anwar’s phone data suggests he was in contact with the encounter team. Mehsud, 23, a resident of Waziristan, was killed in a suspected police encounter at Malir in January this year….

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Helicopter hovering above ground, kids enjoying charged atmosphere inside Gaddafi stadium

By Arshad Virk LAHORE: The kids are enjoying the charged atmosphere inside Lahore’s Gaddafi stadium where the Peshawar Zalmi and Karachi Kings are going to face each other in a must win match. A helicopter, which was being used to dry the wet outfield, has also become the center of attraction for the kids –…

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Video: PSL players on Karachi’s University Road

While the PSL finale in Karachi is on Sunday, cardboard cutouts of the players have been installed on University Road The players whose cutouts have been fixed on the median separating the two-way University Road include Shahid Afridi, Darren Sammy and Wahab Riaz. Youngsters have been taking selfies with the cutouts. Watch here:

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Karachi teenagers falling prey to a new drug

KARACHI: Teenagers in the metropolitan city have fallen prey to a new drug – ecstasy. SAMAA has obtained footage of a dance party where the teenagers are dancing after taking tablets of ecstasy. The dance parties are held in farm houses situated in Karachi’s Defence and Super Highway areas where the youngsters were seen using…

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Maulana Fazal elected President as MMA revived

KARACHI: Ameer of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman and other leaders of religious parties on Tuesday formally announced restoration of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) in Karachi. With revival of the religious parties’ alliance, the JUI-F chief was elected as its President and Liaquat Baloch of Jamaat-e-Islami as General Secretary. Talking to media, Maulana Fazal said all the…

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Guidelines for PSL 2018 final in Karachi

NEWS DESK Pakistan Super League 2018 final will be played on March 25 at Karachi’s National Stadium. Here are the rules which need to be followed by the fans before coming to the match. Spectators will be allowed to enter the stadium from noon. The entry will be closed 5 pm. No one will be…

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I can no longer support or justify Imran Khan: Salman Ahmad

Junoon singer Salman Ahmad said on Monday that he could no longer support PTI chief Imran Khan. Salman Ahmad stated this on Twitter after Imran Khan welcomed television host and anchor Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain to PTI. Also read: Dr Aamir Liaquat joins PTI In an indirect reference to Dr Aamir Liaquat, Salman stated, “I fear…

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Aamir says impressed with Imran’s passion for Karachi

ISLAMABAD: TV personality and former MQM leader Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain said that he was impressed with PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s passion for a change in Karachi. “I was a bit confused two months back. But when I saw Imran Khan visiting party’s camps in Karachi, I made up my mind to join his party,”…

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Aamir Liaquat met Nawaz Sharif in Karachi: Interior Minister

KARACHI: TV personality Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain met ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Karachi and called him a true leader of Pakistan, said Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday. This came shortly after Hussain met Imran Khan in Karachi and announced his decision to join the PTI. “I am joining PTI to fight the…

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Imran smiles as a trader speaks out against Dr Aamir Liaquat

KARACHI: PTI chief Imran Khan smiled as a trader spoke out against Dr Aamir Liaquat at an event on Monday.  The cricketer-turned-politician was invited to an event wherein he addressed traders. Chairman of the Federal B Area Association took to the mic and hit out indirectly against Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain. “You are known to…

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Two ships collide at Karachi East Wharf

KARACHI: Two ships at Karachi East Wharf collided with each other on Monday, causing several containers to fall into the sea.  Initial reports indicate that no lives have been lost in the incident. The collision occurred at the East Wharf South Asia Container Terminal. KPT and the terminal’s administration have initiated rescue activities.

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Dr Aamir Liaquat joins PTI

KARACHI: Imran Khan, the PTI chairman on Monday welcomed the controversial media personality Dr. Aamir Liaquat in his party. He was addressing a press conference with Dr. Aamir Liaquat Hussain at party leader Imran Ismail’s residence in Karachi. Imran Khan said the PTI needed Aamir Liaquat’s voice to project party’s ideology on the media. Dr…

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Misbah ul Haq ruled out of PSL final

LAHORE: Islamabad United skipper Misbah ul Haq has been ruled out of action for four weeks due to a hair-line fracture in his wrist. “It is unfortunate for Islamabad United that Misbah will not be available for the grand finale of the league in Karachi,” an Islamabad United official told APP. A ball from Tymal…

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KU teacher accused of harassment records statement

KARACHI: The University of Karachi teacher accused of harassing a student recorded his statement with the varsity’s Anti-Harassment Committee on Monday.  According to details, the accused appeared before KU’s Anti-Harassment Committee. Details of the proceedings have not been made public. BACKGROUND A student at the University of Karachi had said that a professor offered to pass her with flying colours if…

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Traffic plan for PSL final in Karachi unveiled

KARACHI: The traffic plan for the PSL 3 final to be held in Karachi was unveiled on Monday by police authorities and Sindh information minister.  Authorities disclosed that on the day of the final, routes leading to and from Hassan Square and New Town would be closed for traffic. A shuttle service would be started…

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Imran laments control of ‘mafia’ over the country

KARACHI: PTI chief Imran Khan said on Monday that Pakistan was under the control of a ‘mafia’ that his party would fight in the upcoming election.  Speaking to traders at an event in Karachi, the cricketer-turned-politician said that PTI would be up against a mafia that had seized control over the country. “We don’t have…

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Karachi’s rulers are not based in the city: Imran Khan

  Karachi suffers because the party elected to the assemblies to represent the city is not based here and just uses the city to mint money, said Imran Khan The PTI chief was speaking to the media at Karachi Press Club on Sunday. He arrived today on a two-day visit to oversee PTI’s membership campaign…

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Ask your father about wealth sources, Imran to Bilawal

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari should ask his father about the source of his wealth, said Imran Khan as he arrived in Karachi He was speaking to the media at the airport. “Bilawal should tell us what his party’s government has fixed in the past 10 years,” said the PTI chief. Imran said the residents of Karachi…

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Citizens complain on road closure for MQM’s foundation day

Reporting By: Shahbaz Khan KARACHI: Citizens of Karachi are facing problems due to blockade of roads on account of Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s foundation day. The road from Ayesha Manzil to Mukka Chowk was closed on the occasion. “All roads have been closed. How will we reach our homes?” asked a citizen. “We have no issues…

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Water supply to Karachi suspended due to power breakdown

PHOTO: FILE Water supply to Karachi was suspended due to power breakdown at Dhabeji pumping station in Thatta All the water pumps were closed as power supply to the pumping station was cut off.

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Imran Khan to visit PTI membership camps in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan is due to arrive in Karachi on Sunday on a two-day visit. According to schedule released by the party, Khan will arrive in the city at around 12pm on Sunday. On the first day, he has been scheduled to visit an eye hospital in Clifton and address ‘Meet the…

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