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Karachi policeman suspended for misbehaving with a labourer who couldn’t pay for his traffic challan

The officer can be seen kicking and pushing the man off of him and riding away on his motorcycle

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February 1, 2019


Civil Aviation Authority restores licences of 15 pilots

The pilots have been allowed to fly aircrafts now

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January 5, 2019


Train services temporarily suspended in Lahore, Rawalpindi

Trains will resume operations once the situation improves

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October 31, 2018


Indian bus driver suspended for letting a monkey ‘drive’

There were around 30 passengers on the bus

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October 6, 2018


Mobile phone service suspended in Islamabad, traffic plan issued

PHOTO: FILE Mobile phone service was suspended in some parts of Islamabad and Rawalpindi as part of security preparations for Pakistan Day parade’s rehearsal The rehearsal for the final parade on March 23 begins today (March 21). Alternative routes Traffic plan for the day has also been issued. The road from Express Highway Khanna Bridge…

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March 21, 2018


Karachi policewoman suspended for demanding bribe

A policewoman in Karachi was suspended for demanding bribe. Another officer was also suspended for abetting. The suspended officials worked in the Gabol police station. Watch:

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March 12, 2018


BBC 5 Live sports presenter suspended over sexual harassment charges

NEWS DESK: Radio 5 Live presenter George Riley has been suspended by the BBC following claims of sexual harassment, according to reports. According to The Independent, Riley was absent from the coverage of the Wales match against Papua New Guinea yesterday despite covering previous Rugby League World Cup events for the station. The sports presenter…

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October 30, 2017


Canadian judge suspended for wearing Trump hat

OTTAWA, CANADA: A Canadian judge was suspended for 30 days without pay Tuesday for wearing a ‘Make America Great Again’ cap in court the day after Donald Trump’s election, reported AFP. Ontario Court Justice Bernd Zabel, 69, ‘breached the standards of judicial conduct’, according to a judicial conduct review panel. The panel met last month…

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September 15, 2017


After Islamabad United duo, PCB suspends Nasir Jamshed

DUBAI: Pakistan Cricket Board Monday provisionally suspended Nasir Jamshed from all forms of cricket for violating its anti-corruption code, Pakistan Super League Chairman Najam Sethi announced. In a Twitter message, Najam Sethi wrote: “PCB has provisionally suspended Nasir Jamshed from all forms of cricket for violating its anti-corruption code @TheRealPCB”. PCB has provisionally suspended Nasir…

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February 13, 2017


Yasir Shah suspended for doping

DUBAI: Pakistan’s leg-spinner Yasir Shah was on Sunday provisionally suspended for failing a dope test by the International Cricket Council (ICC). “Shah has been charged with an anti-doping rule violation on a sample he provided in an in-competition test,” an ICC statement announced. “The test, conducted on 13 November 2015, was found to contain the…

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December 27, 2015


Mobile phone service suspended in Karachi

KARACHI: Authorities on Friday suspended cellular phone services in different areas of Karachi as part of security measures for Muharram processions and majalis being held across the country, Samaa reported. According to our correspondent, the cellular networks were switched off at around 1pm in Federal B. Area, North Nazimabad, Nazimabad, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Sadar, Soldier Bazaar, Old…

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October 23, 2015


MPA Rauf Siddiqui suspended from MQM membership

KARACHI: Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) suspended its Sindh MPA Abdur Rauf Siddiqui from the party’s organizational membership. The Muttahida's Coordination Committee took up this decision in its simultaneous meetings in Karachi and London, saying, “Rauf Siddiqui is thoroughly paralyzed mentally and ideologically. Hence, he is suspended from the party's organizational membership.” The MQM’s central decision-making…

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August 8, 2015


Cellular services to remain suspended in Karachi tomorrow

KARACHI: Sindh government on Wednesday decided to shut down cellular services in Karachi and parts of interior Sindh on Thursday to ensure maximum security during the processions of Youm-e-Ali, Samaa reported. Government made the decision due to security threats looming over the processions of Youm-e-Ali, the day which marks the martyrdom of Islam's fourth Caliph….

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July 8, 2015


Zimbabwean skipper Chigumbura suspended for two matches

LAHORE: Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura will miss the rest of the one day series with Pakistan after being suspended for two matches for maintaining a slow over-rate, the sport's governing body the International Cricket Council (ICC) said Wednesday. Chigumbura-led Zimbabwe were three overs short in the first one-day international against Pakistan in Lahore on Tuesday….

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May 27, 2015


Flights suspended to Yemen's Aden after fighting breaks out

ADEN: Air traffic to Yemen's main southern city of Aden was suspended early Thursday after fighting broke out between supporters and opponents of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, an airport source told AFP. “Air traffic at Aden airport was suspended and flights cancelled,” the source told AFP after the clashes between special forces led by a…

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March 19, 2015


Health officials suspended for wasting vaccines worth $3.7 mn

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities have suspended two health officials after $3.7 million worth of vaccines donated by UNICEF to protect children from deadly diseases were wasted, officials said Tuesday. The pentavalent vaccines, which protect against five diseases with a single shot, spoiled because they were not stored at the proper temperature, officials said. “An inquiry commission…

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March 3, 2015


Lahore: Flight operation suspended after crash landing

LAHORE: Crash-landing of a PIA flight at Lahore airport suspended flight operations for more 22 hours, Samaa reported Wednesday. According to Samaa correspondent, PIA flight PK758 coming from London made an emergency landing at Allama Iqbal International Airport on Tuesday after its landing gear did not open. The crash landing caused no loss of life;…

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December 31, 2014


Two Pakistani players suspended for celebrations

BHUBANESWAR: Acting on Indian pressure, Federatin of International Hockey (FIH) today slapped a one-match ban on two Pakistani players for their celebrations following the 4-3 win over arch-rival India in the semifinals of the Champions Trophy field hockey tournament. Both players Muhammad Tousiq and Ali Amjad have been handed one-match bans. They will miss the…

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December 14, 2014


Pipeline blast: Gas supply suspended to Karachi

DERA BUGTI: The gas supply has been suspended to Karachi and interior Sindh areas after a pipe line was blown up in Sunday’s wee hours, SAMAA reports on Sunday. According to details, some unidentified miscreants blew up a 20-inch diameter gas pipeline in Gobpat area of Sui that suspended the gas supply to the several…

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December 14, 2014


Hafeez suspended over bowling action – ICC

DUBAI: All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez was suspended for an illegal bowling action the International Cricket Council said Sunday, becoming the second Pakistan player after Saeed Ajmal to face sanction in the past three months. Hafeez, 34, had his action reported during the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi last month. “The ICC confirmed that…

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December 7, 2014


Cellular services suspended in various cities

KARACHI/LAHORE/PESHAWAR: As a security measure against probable terrorist attacks during Ashura, cellular networks have been switched off in the select sensitive cities of Pakistan, Samaa reported. The services are likely to remain suspended till 6pm and in many cities till 10pm, officials said. Reports said the cellular phone services were suspended in Karachi, Rawalpindi, Quetta,…

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November 4, 2014