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A Sialkot hotel is giving away free ‘flag drinks’ on Independence Day

Each glass is served with a small star carved out of lemon peel

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LHC orders vote recount in NA-73, stops Khawaja Asif’s victory notification

The Lahore High Court has barred the ECP from issuing a notification declaring PML-N leader Khawaja Asif the winning candidate from NA-73 Sialkot. The LHC also ordered the ECP to recount the votes in NA-73 on PTI candidate Usman Dar’s petition. Dar’s lawyers, Tajammul Gondal and Anis Hashmi, told the court that the returning officer…

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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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PTI candidate to approach Election Commission against NA-74 results

The PTI candidate rejected the results and said he would approach the Election Commission

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NA-73 Sialkot: In a close fight with PTI, Khawaja Asif falling behind…

A total 488,393 voters were registered in the constituency

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FIFA World Cup 2018 ball designer honored in ceremony

Masood Akhtar, the designer of the official FIFA World Cup 2018 ball Telstar, was honored in a ceremony organized at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce.

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Imran Khan ‘quietly confident’ he will be PM

“What Pakistan has to do is follow China’s example where they lift people out of poverty,” Imran Khan said

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Will elections change Sialkot’s fate?

The official footballs for world cup tournaments are manufactured in Sialkot every year but despite the international fame, the city is struggling to overcome its various civic and political issues. SAMAA TV’s senior anchor Nadeem Malik raises this question: Will the general elections change Sialkot’s future?

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Will win elections on Nawaz Sharif’s ‘Vote Ko Izzat Do’ narrative, says Khawaja Asif

  Former Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said the PML-N is still a frontrunner in the election and it will win the elections on its “Vote Ko Izzat Do” narrative. The PML-N leader said his party had no issues with the establishment but it wants the rule of law and the constitution in the country. “We…

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Ahmed Raza to represent Pakistan in Brazil’s World Cup match tomorrow

A Pakistani teenager will conduct the coin toss in Friday’s World Cup match between Brazil and Costa Rica, Radio Pakistan reported on Thursday. Ahmed Raza, a 15-year-old boy from Sialkot, will conduct the coin toss for the Brazil-Costa Rica match on June 22 at 4:45pm (PST). Ahmed Raza’s family has been crafting hand-stitched footballs for…

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Mob vandalizes 100-year-old minority Ahmadi worship place in Sialkot

A mob led by right-wing clerics tore down the dome and minarets of a 100-year old Pakistani worship place belonging to the Ahmadi community, officials and the community said on Thursday. Saleemuddin, a spokesman for the Ahmadi community, said a mob stormed the complex in Sialkot overnight. He put the number at several hundred. He…

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Umrah package scam: FIA recovers 1500 more passports from suspects

FIA recovered 1500 more passports from the suspects involved in the fake umrah packages scandal, on Thursday.  According to details, the FIA conducted a raid at the suspects’ house and took into custody 1500 more passports that were found. The passports were recovered after the suspects confessed to being involved in the scam. Three days…

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Sikhs host Iftar dinner for Muslims in Sialkot

The Sikh community hosted an Iftar dinner for Muslims at the historical and ancient Gurudawara Baabey Di Beri in Sialkot. Sardar Jaskaran Singh, the caretaker of Gurudawara said that the aim of hosting an Iftar dinner was to promote inter-faith harmony. He said that minorities in Pakistan were enjoying a complete religious freedom and the…

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Terror bid foiled in Sialkot as CTD arrests two TTP terrorists

As many as two terrorists hailing from outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan have been arrested from Sialkot hours before religiously important night is going to be today (Tuesday). The terrorists were nabbed from the city area of Orah Chowk, said the Counterterrorism Department of Punjab police. “The detained saboteurs wanted to launch a terrorist activity on Shab-e-Bara’at,”…

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Nawaz Sharif is not disqualified for life, says Maryam

By Shahzad Ahmed SIALKOT: PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz has said Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification is not going to last forever but it will be overturned after the ‘current decision makers’ leave their seats. “This is not the first time Nawaz Sharif is being punished but his opponents have been trying to oust him for last 35…

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CJP takes notice of journalist’s murder in Sialkot

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of the murder of a journalist in Sialkot and asked Punjab IG to submit a report within 24 hours. The notice was taken on a plea submitted in Supreme Court’s human rights cell by the journalists on Wednesday. Zeeshan Butt, a reporter for Urdu daily Nawa-i-Waqt was allegedly…

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Woman, son murdered in Sialkot

Report by: Shehzad Ahmed DASKA: An elderly woman and her son were murdered in Daska tehsil of Sialkot, Samaa reported on Tuesday. Police recovered bodies of the victims from their house in Younisabad Muhallah of Daska, according to our correspondent. They were identified as Majeedan Bibi and Waheed. Area residents told Samaa that they called…

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Medicines, drips being stolen from Sialkot hospital

Shahzad Ahmad Medicines and medical drips are being stolen from Government Civil Hospital Daska, Sialkot, revealed Samaa Saturday. The drips are placed in large bin bags to be moved out of the hospital. Once dumped at the garbage point, the drips are transported out to be sold away. The words ‘Government Property’ and “Not For…

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Three injured as car hits protesting students in Sialkot

Reported by: Shehzad Ahmad SIALKOT: Three female students were injured when a car hit them on Monday outside a college in the city. The students were protesting against the principal of the college when the incident occurred.  The students had blocked a route near the college and burnt tyres as they protested. Unidentified persons told…

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#SpeakUp: College students in Sialkot protest against ‘harassment’

SIALKOT: Students of a female government college in Sialkot are protesting against “harassment” taking place in the institute. The pupils of Govt. Shahbaz Sharif Degree College for Women, Jamkey Cheema protested against “harassment” by principal and security guard. “Our dupattas are pulled from our heads in front of male employees,” the  students said. “Street language is…

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Asif sees Nawaz becoming PM again

SIALKOT: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday predicted that ousted premier Nawaz Sharif would become the country’s prime minister for a fourth time. Speaking at a workers’ convention in his home-town, the foreign minister said: “I have a strong conviction that Nawaz Sharif will be elected as our prime minister for the record fourth time.”…

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