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15th International Cardiac Electrophysiology Conference held at AFIC, NIHD

RAWALPINDI: 15th International Cardiac Electrophysiology Conference was held at Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology and National institute of Heart Diseases (AFIC & NIHD) Rawalpindi. President of Pakistan, Mr Mamnoon Hussain was the chief guest on inaugural ceremony today. President of Royal College of Physician Edinburgh UK, Professor Derrek Bell along with his team and delegates from…

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Islamabad through to National One Day Cup final

RAWALPINDI: Islamabad beat Rawalpindi by 13 runs on Friday in the second semifinal of the National One Day Cup– Regions 2017-18 at Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi. Put into bat, Islamabad Region piled up a total of 380 runs for 2 in 50 overs. Shan Masood was the pick of the batsmen scoring an unbeaten182 runs…

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Chairman EU Military Committee meets General Bajwa

Rawalpindi: General Mikhail Kostarakos, Chairman European Union Military Committee called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa today at GHQ. During the meeting, regional security issues and matters of mutual interest were discussed. The visiting dignitary appreciated the resolve of Pakistan Army and its continuing efforts towards fighting terrorism and bringing peace…

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Video: The rise of Shadab Khan and Islamabad United’s second song

ISLAMABAD: The second song from Islamabad United’s album has been released and it’s magnificent! Catch the latest episode of Baajay Aur Ballay as Islamabad United takes you through the rise and fall of Shadab Khan, the ace spinner, from his school days to the final of the Champions Trophy.  Tou @irfanjunejo mere bhai, scenes kuch…

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CCTV: Robbers storm bakery in Rawalpindi

A gang of robbers looted a bakery in Rawalpindi and fled with cash and cell phones of at least seven people, including some customers. Watch this CCTV footage…

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Social media erupts in praise of judiciary as Shahrukh Jatoi gets arrested

ISLAMABAD: After Shahrukh Jatoi and two other suspects in the Shahzeb murder case were arrested a day earlier, social media on Friday heaped praise on the judiciary for ordering the rearrest of the suspects.  After the Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered the rearrest of all suspects in the Shahzeb Khan murder case after the high…

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Zainab murder case–Suspect Imran Ali had kidnapped a woman last year: report

ISLAMABAD: The main suspect in the Zainab rape and murder case, Imran Ali, had abducted a married woman last year before he was pardoned by the family, according to a report in The Nation.  According to a notification by the SSP Police Operations dated 31st August 2017 to the DPO/DSPO Waris Ali Khan, the former…

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Gas leakage blast in Rawalpindi injures four

RAWALPINDI: Four people were wounded due to an explosion caused by gas leakage here on Friday. According to details, gas filled inside the house which was located at Tasla Chowk. The blast took place when the family switched on a power switch. Four people living inside the house sustained injuries. The wounded were identified as…

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Now, it is time for Pindi girl to go viral

The run of Pindi boy is known to all. Now, it is turn for brave Pindi girl who chased the robbers, put them to ground, thrashed them and handed them to police. Samaa pays tribute to the courageous girl. The roadside snatching will become a rare phenomenon if we have girls and woman like this…

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CCTV: Brave girl knocks down street robbers

Watch this CCTV video showing a brave girl encountering two bike-riding robbers after a failed snatching attempt in Rawalpindi.  

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Doctors’ negligence claims lives of woman, her unborn child  

RAWALPINDI: A woman and her unborn child passed away owing to the alleged negligence of doctors at Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Samaa reported on Wednesday. The exasperated members of the victim’s family mounted protest on Murree Road. Talking to Samaa, the aggrieved family said  the death was caused after a wrong injection was administered. The family…

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Shocking confessions of a serial knife attacker

Serial knife attacker, Muhammad Ali, who had stabbed at least 17 women and killed one in 2016, was awarded life sentence in Rawalpindi on Friday. Read his confessional statement: Ali admitted that he felt satisfaction after stabbing women because he hated them. According to his statement, Ali had said his mother was mistreated by her…

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Serial knife attacker gets life sentence

RAWALPINDI: A serial knife attacker who had stabbed at least 17 women and killed one in 2016 was awarded life sentence in Rawalpindi on Friday. The convict, Muhammad Ali, 24, had attacked working women in the city during few months. Most of the attacks were carried out during night particularly in load-shedding hours. Rawalpindi Additional…

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Peace vital for economic and industrial progress: Marriyum Aurangzeb

RAWALPINDI: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Marriyum Aurangzeb said peace and stability is vital for economic and industrial progress. She was addressing the inaugural ceremony of Rawal International Expo-2018 in Rawalpindi on Thursday. The Minister of State said that the PML-N government has always given priority to the industry and the economy of…

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Drug addict shoots dead father-in-law after holding family hostage

RAWALPINDI: A drug-addict shot dead his own father-in-law after holding his family members hostage on gunpoint here in Rawalpindi on Saturday, Samaa reported. According to details, drug addict named Abdul Raheem held his family members hostage in the jurisdiction of Morgah Police Station after they stopped him from committing suicide. He also shot dead an…

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DG ISPR reacts to Maryam Nawaz’s statements on ‘conspiracy’

RAWALPINDI: DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor on Thursday reacted to PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz’s allegations of a conspiracy being hatched against the government.  In response to a reporter’s question pertaining to Maryam’s recent allegations that a conspiracy was in the works against the elected government, the DG ISPR termed it a political question. “Though…

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Saad Rafique’s statement was an irresponsible one: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Director-General ISPR Major-General Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday that the statement given by federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique was unwarranted and irresponsible. In response to a question asked by a reporter pertaining to the recent statement made by Khawaja Saad Rafique in which he indirectly hinted towards the mischief of those who…

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Twitterati pay homage to Benazir Bhutto on 10th death anniversary

ISLAMABAD: On the occasion of slain former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s 10th death anniversary, Twitter users in Pakistan and throughout the world paid glittering tributes to her.  When I think of a strong woman, I remember #BenazirBhutto what a strong woman, it’s been a decade but you still live in the hearts of millions ….

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Nawaz responsible for weakening Kulbhushan case: Sheikh Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmad on Monday leveled serious allegations against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, accusing him of deliberately weakening the case against Indian spy Kulbhushan Jhadav. The AML chief made these accusations on SAMAA TV’s program Khara Sach. Sheikh Rashid said that Nawaz Sharif had never taken the name of…

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Army Chief attends Christmas ceremony in Rawalpindi church

  RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa joined Christian community at Christ Church, Rawalpindi to take part in Christmas Celebrations. The congregation welcomed COAS and thanked him for sharing the festivity. COAS wished Merry Christmas to entire Christian community in Pakistan. He acknowledged role of Christian brethren not only towards creation…

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PTV’s Director IT, wife found dead in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: PTV’s Director Information Technology, Fakhar Hameed and his wife were found dead under mysterious circumstances, on Wednesday. According to details, bodies of the husband and wife were found from their house in Rawalpindi. Police stated that there were no torture marks on both bodies after a post-mortem had been conducted. Police further stated that…

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