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Watch: Plaster falls off an elevated Metro Bus track in Multan

A video has gone viral on social media showing plaster falling off the elevated Metro Bus track near 14 No Chowk in Multan. Locals confirmed that it happened and said they fear someone could get hurt.

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PTI seeks PPP support for creation of South Punjab province

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government needs the support of Pakistan People’s Party in creation of a new province in Punjab, said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday. “Two-third majority is required in the parliament for creation of a South Punjab province. We hope that PPP will support us,” said Qureshi, a senior PTI leader, while talking…

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PTI’s MPA in Punjab Assembly, Ghulam Abbas Khakhi, passes away

Ghulam Abbas Khakhi had won a Multan seat with 47,429 votes, defeating PML-N candidate Mehdi Abbas Langah

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Manzoor Hussain becomes Multan’s first transgender person to open a bank account

A transgender person has opened a bank account with their identity card in Multan for the first time ever. Manzoor Hussain has become the first transgender person to open a bank account in Multan. She said that people at the bank were very helpful when she was opening her account.

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Faisalabad, Quetta, Karachi, FATA, Peshawar, Sialkot, Hyderabad win in Inter Region U-19 ODI tournament

Faisalabad, Quetta, Karachi Whites, FATA, Karachi Blues, Peshawar, Sialkot and Hyderabad won their respective match in the Inter Region Under-19 One Day Tournament 2018-2019 on Sunday

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Dozens of luxury buses in Multan cater to only a handful of passengers

Dozens of air-conditioned buses have been operating in Multan for the last year but are only transporting a handful of passengers. The reason for this is that commuters do not have the smartcards needed to use the luxury buses and the authorities are not interested in properly utilising this facility, reported SAMAA TV correspondent Khizar Abbas….

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PTI candidate remains victorious after vote recount in Multan’s NA-154

Abdul Qadir Gillani boycotted the recount exercise, saying that they would approach an election tribunal

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Ballot papers are being recounted in nine constituencies

Recounts are under way in nine constituencies after candidates have raised objections. In Lahore’s NA-131, PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique has challenged PTI chief Imran Khan’s victory and a recount is under way. Imran won by less than 1,000 votes. In Multan, former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s sons have asked for a recount, reported…

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Two children killed in cylinder explosion in Multan

The explosion took place in a hotel in Gulshan Market

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Residents of Multan rejoice, the mango festival is back in town!

Residents of Multan have a treat in store for them – the city is playing host to a mango festival. The Agriculture University and Mango Research Centre organised a three-day festival in the city. Over 100 types of mangoes are on display at the festival, which is being hosted at the university. Chaunsa, sindhri, langra…

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Rickshaw Jatt tours Multan

SAMAA TV’s Rickshaw Jatt took a tour of Multan to see whether voters are happy with their elected representatives or whether they want a change.

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This candidate has something sweet to offer the voters of NA-155

While most other candidates are offering false promises to voters, one candidate in Multan is offering sweet treats. An independent candidate for NA-155, Mazhar Abbas, has found an easy way to get votes – feed people mangoes. Abbas is contesting against PTI candidate Aamir Dogar and PML-N candidate Tariq Rasheed. He said that people are…

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Lawyer on a bike: Meet ANP’s first female candidate in Punjab

Nosheen Jatoi is Awami National Party’s first female candidate in Punjab. She is contesting the July 25 election from Multan’s NA-155. She uses a motorbike to move around the city during her election campaign. “If I’m elected, my first priority will be infrastructure and drainage system of this area,” she told SAMAA TV. Jatoi, a…

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‘SAMAA Eye’ on NA-155 Multan

Here are some facts about Multan’s National Assembly seat, NA-155. The general elections will be held on July 25.

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Video: PML-N workers protest in Multan

Supporters of the PML-N protested in Multan after an accountability court sentenced party leader Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison on corruption charges. Nawaz’s daughter Maryam received a seven-year sentence, while his son-in-law, Captain (retd) Safdar was given a one-year sentence in a verdict that came as a serious blow to PML-N’s campaign ahead…

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PTI protest in Multan leaves three women injured

A protest by PTI workers in Multan turned ugly when female workers physically fought each other outside Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s house. After protesting outside Imran Khan’s Banigala residence, angry workers of the PTI have now started surrounding the houses of other party leaders over distribution of election tickets. On Sunday, more than a dozen female…

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PTI Multan workers end sit-in after talks with Imran Khan

The PTI Multan workers have ended their sit-in outside Imran Khan’s Bani Gala residence after the party chairman assured them that their grievances will be addressed. The aggrieved workers were protesting outside Imran Khan’s residence for the past four days over ‘unfair’ distribution of party tickets in Multan. On Friday, Imran Khan spoke with the…

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PTI workers’ sit-in outside Khan’s residence enters 3rd day

The PTI workers from Multan have refused to end their sit-in outside Imran Khan’s Bani Gala residence. The aggrieved workers are protesting against the ‘unfair’ distribution of party tickets for the upcoming elections. They have been sitting outside Mr. Khan’s residence for last three years and have told the leadership that they won’t end their…

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Yousuf Raza Gilani to contest elections from NA-158 Multan

Former prime minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani will be contesting the general elections from the NA-158 Multan constituency. The Pakistan Peoples Party leader has submitted his nomination papers to contest the elections. Fomer PM Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani submits nomination papers from NA-158 for upcoming general election #GE2018 pic.twitter.com/pOy4vIVlmj — TeamGilani (@team_gilani) June 8, 2018…

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Novelist Mazhar Kaleem, known for ‘Imran Series’, laid to rest

A famed Urdu novelist Mazhar Kaleem M.A, known for his spy novels ‘Imran Series’, passed away after a prolonged illness in Multan on Saturday. He was 75. His funeral prayers at Multan’s Abdali Mosque were attended by numerous renowned personalities belonging to different segments of the society including poets and lawyers. Kaleem was laid to…

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Fire at Multan house kills three people

A fire broke out at a two-storey house on Multan’s Vehari Road, killing three people. According to rescue workers, the three people died due to suffocation in the fumes. The deceased belonged to the same family. Eight firefighters doused the flames.

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