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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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Ink attack on Khawaja Asif condemned

Politicians have deplored ‘ink attack’ on senior PML-N leader Khawaja Asif, who was hit by black ink during the party’s workers convention in Sialkot. Watch this report…

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Ink thrown at Khawaja Asif in Sialkot

SIALKOT: A ‘workers convention’ organised by PML-N in Sialkot witnessed high drama when a man threw black ink at Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif during his speech, Samaa reported Saturday. After the black ink fell on Khawaja Asif’s face and cloths, the function turned messy; however, the minister continued his speech. The incident occurred in Sialkot,…

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Imran can go to any length to gain power: Khawaja Asif

SIALKOT: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Saturday said the prevailing political scenario in country was bringing to light the real faces of politicians and exposing their personal designs. He was talking to the media after inaugurating the newly established Executive Passport Office in Sialkot. The foreign minister lashed out at PTI Chairman Imran Khan…

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Under-construction stadium in Sialkot goes to waste after contractor flees

Reported by: Shahzad Ahmad Cameraman: Azik SIALKOT: An under-construction cricket stadium in Sialkot has gone to waste after the contractor who was supposed to build it has fled.  Pasrur’s Choonda Stadium has been withering away as the contractor responsible for building it has abandoned the project. The under-construction stadium has been seized by influential persons…

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PTI workers rejoice as Sharif disqualified – Watch

Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Sialkot city of Punjab celebrated the Supreme Court’s ruling against PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif. Watch this video…

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Four sisters injured in Sialkot acid attack

SIALKOT: Four sisters were wounded on Thursday when unidentified persons threw acid on them in the jurisdiction of Muradpur Police Station, rescuers said. According to police and Rescue 1122, unidentified assailants barged into the house of the victims and threw acid on them. As a result, Afshan (20) suffered critical injuries while Amina (8), Jannat…

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FIFA World Cup 2018 to see footballs made in Pakistan’s Sialkot

ISLAMABAD: The Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Dedov confirmed that Sialkot-made footballs will be used in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is slated for later this year.  Pakistanis will have their special moment of joy when they see footballs made in their own country being used to score goals in the international-level event. The…

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Sialkot: Wife tortured by husband, in-laws for giving birth to girl

SIALKOT: A woman from Sialkot was allegedly subjected to brutal torture by her husband and in-laws on Tuesday for giving birth to a female.  According to 22-year-old Urooj, her husband Zaheer and his parents beat her profusely for once again giving birth to a girl. This was the second time that Urooj had given birth…

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Dense fog disrupts road, air traffic in Punjab

LAHORE: Dense fog continued to engulf parts of Pakistan on Saturday night, reducing visibility to zero and affecting road, road and air traffic. According to spokesperson of Motorway Police, motorway has been closed for traffic from Gojra to Faisalabad and Khanewal to Multan due to thick fog. The bad weather also disrupted air traffic in…

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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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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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‘Three daughters raped’: Drop scene of a father’s claim

A heartbreaking video of a Sialkot man camping outside Lahore Press Club demanding justice for ‘rape’ of his three daughters had gone viral a few days back. To help him in his ‘search for justice’, Samaa highlighted ordeal of the man, Khurram Shehzad Victor, who had claimed that his three daughters aged between 9 and…

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Unprovoked Indian attack claims lives of three Pakistani women

RAWALPINDI: At least two women were martyred and five others including two women wounded when Indian border forces launched unprovoked fire on the populated area along the Working Boundary, Pakistan Army’s public affairs department said on Thursday. According to a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), India continues unprovoked CFV overnight and targeted civil population…

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