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Zainab’s father claims he wasn’t allowed to complete his talk during presser

LAHORE: Zainab’s father on Tuesday stated that he was not allowed to complete his talk during Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s press conference.  Speaking to SAMAA TV, Zainab’s father said that this was not the occasion for clapping, referring to Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s action of commending police officials who arrested the killer and rapist….

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Watch: Rao Anwar’s failed attempt to fly to Dubai

Karachi police officer Rao Anwar, who was removed from his post as SSP Malir after extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsood, tried to board Dubai-bound flight last night but was stopped by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officials at the immigration counter. Watch this report…

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Citizens demand harsh punishment for suspected child killer

As soon as media broke the story about the arrest of suspected killer of Zainab Ansari and seven other young victims in Kasur, citizens called for handing down the harshest possible punishment to the accused for his heinous crime. According to police sources, Imran Ali, a 23-year-old neighbour of Zainab’s relatives, had confessed to murdering…

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Watch: Zainab’s mother demands execution of suspect

The mother of seven-year-old Zainab, who was raped and murdered a couple of weeks ago, demanded exemplary punishment for the prime suspect in the rape-and-murder case. Speaking to SAMAA TV, Zainab’s mother said that the entire public was with her and voiced her desire to thrash the suspect herself. “I want the police to hang…

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Here is what we know so far about Zainab’s suspected killer

KASUR: Police have come forward with details of the prime accused in the murder case of seven-year-old Zainab, who was raped and killed a couple of weeks ago.  According to police, the name of the key accused in Zainab’s rape and murder case is Imran Ali. The suspect was a neighbour of the victim and…

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Zainab’s suspected killer’s DNA matches that found in seven previous cases

KASUR: Zainab’s suspected killer’s DNA matches that found in eight previous cases in which he raped and murdered girls, according to the medical report.  According to details, the suspected raped and killed eight girls in a span of two-and-a-half years. All heinous crimes were committed within one kilometer. Further details disclosed that the suspect had…

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Terrorists on the run after successful operations: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal Tuesday said the successful operation of Pakistan’s security forces had weakened networks of terrorists, who were on the run. “We made the National Action Plan (NAP) and launched a full-fledged operation against terrorists in the country, which will continue till complete annihilation of terrorists and extremists,” he said….

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COAS inaugurates Army Institute of Military History at GHQ

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa inaugurated working of Army Institute of Military History (AIMH) on Tuesday in a ceremony at the Army Auditorium, GHQ. A large number of senior serving and retired military officers attended the ceremony.  Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa inaugurated working of Army Institute of Military…

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Panama case judges seeking ‘face-saving’, says Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday ridiculed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) saying they should abolish the case against him and his family if they are ‘unable to find evidences’. Talking to media at Punjab House, he accused the judges of Panama Papers case bench of seeking what he called ‘face-saving’. “They are filing a…

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Investigators expose alleged suicide attack on SSP Rao Anwar

KARACHI: Investigators probing the alleged suicide attack on SSP Rao Anwar that took place on January 17 have found faults with the version given by the senior cop.  According to investigators, the alleged suicide bomber was first riddled with bullets by police officers. The police officials had allegedly strapped a suicide vest to the alleged…

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I wasn’t given opportunity to defend myself: Rao Anwar

ISLAMABAD: Controversial police officer Rao Anwar claimed that he wasn’t given the opportunity to defend himself in response to allegations of a fake encounter.  Speaking to a TV channel, Rao Anwar, who was transferred from Malir over his alleged role in the killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud, lamented that he wasn’t trusted by his department. “Four…

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Meet Riffat Shiraz–Pakistan’s first female bike captain

LAHORE: Riffat Shiraz is the first ever Pakistani female motorcycle captain of a transportation network company.  One has to give it up for Riffat Shiraz–considering that she’s the first Pakistani female motorcycle driver (or captains, as they are known) and transports people throughout Lahore to their destinations. So far, the venture has turned out to…

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Video: Maya Ali dazzles everyone with her dance moves

LAHORE: Pakistani actress Maya Ali has amassed a fan following in a short span of time by starring in several hit dramas over the course of years. Recently, a video of the actress went viral over the internet in which she can be seen dancing at a Mehndi.  That Maya Ali is a stellar actress,…

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FATA reforms bill should be enforced at once in all areas: Speakers

ISLAMABAD (Monday, January 22, 2018): PPP leader Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the passage of a bill in the National Assembly, extending the jurisdiction of Supreme Court of Pakistan and Peshawar High Court to FATA, is a historic moment, however, there are two major ambiguities in the bill – one is the central government’s jurisdiction to…

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COAS pays visit to CMH Sialkot, meets citizens injured by Indian shelling

SIALKOT: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Line of Control and Working Boundary in Khuiratta / Ratta Arayan sectors. Local commanders briefed the army chief about Indian cease fire violations specifically targeting civil population across Line of Control / Working Boundary. General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Line of Control and Working Boundary…

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Are Nawaz, Shehbaz embroiled in a cold war?

ISLAMABAD: On the face of it, Nawaz Sharif has endorsed his brother Shehbaz as the party’s next candidate for the post of prime minister. However, keeping in mind the prime minister’s recent statement–one wonders whether Nawaz and Shehbaz re embroiled in a cold war? Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said recently that supporters of PML-N…

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Zardari not patronising Rao Anwar, claims Khursheed Shah

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah, on Monday claimed that PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari was not patronising SSP Rao Anwar.  As the demand to hold SSP Rao Anwar accountable for his alleged fake encounters gathers steam, PPP leader Syed Khursheed Shah came forward and rejected claims that former…

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Watch Alia Bhatt groove to the song ‘Hawa Hawa’

Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt’s recent video from the Sangeet ceremony of her best friend is doing the rounds in which she can be seen dancing to the tune of the famous song ‘Hawa Hawa’.  Fans of Alia Bhatt are well aware that she has taken off some time from her hectic shooting schedule to be…

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Video: Boxer Waseem lashes out at Amir Khan, bemoans lack of support

Boxer Muhammad Waseem, Pakistan’s first ever boxer who has held the WBC title, lashed out at Amir Khan and complained of lack of support from officials as compared to the former.  Speaking to SAMAA TV, Waseem said that it was unfortunate how he had always represented Pakistan whereas Amir Khan had represented Britain. “I take…

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Pakistani man on death row in Indonesia diagnosed with cancer: JPP

Zulfiqar Ali, a Pakistani nation on death row in Indonesia has been diagnosed with stage 4 terminal cancer, a human rights group said. According to a statement issued by the Justice Project Pakistan (JPP), the father of 5 was diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer and has been given 3 months to live. His attending…

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Sialkot: This young man’s stark resemblance to Emraan Hashmi will shock you

SIALKOT: A young man from Sialkot becomes quite often the center of attention owing to his stark resemblance to Bollywood superstar Emraan Hashmi.  Emraan Hashmi is a celebrated actor who has amassed a fan following around the globe after starring in several hit films in Bollywood. Apparently, his doppleganger in Sialkot named Mazdak Jan, has…

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