Parents bring their new-born to the hospital wrapped in a paper bag

Parents bring their new-born to the hospital wrapped in a paper bag

HYDERABAD: A premature baby was brought inside a cloth bag to Civil hospital Mithi on Thursday, leaving the hospital staff shocked. The baby was born to a labourer, Sanoon Bheel, in Mitthi’s village Malnhor Khanji. Bheel, along with relatives, brought his baby covered with clothes in a bag to keep it...

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Monkey attacks a new-born in India, creates nationwide uproar

Monkey attacks a new-born in India, creates nationwide uproar

NEW DELHI: A monkey has snatched a 12-day-old Indian boy from his mother and killed him, police said. “A group of monkeys entered the victim’s house and one of the monkeys snatched the baby from his mother who was breastfeeding him, and ran away with the baby,” said Ajay Kaushal,...

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Encroachment Drive: Nearly 1000 shops demolished in Karachi’s Saddar area

Encroachment Drive: Nearly 1000 shops demolished in Karachi’s Saddar area

KARACHI: Over a thousand shops have been razed so far during an ongoing operation against encroachments in the metropolis’ Saddar area. During the operation, shops located in the bird market, cloth market and dried fruit market were removed using heavy machinery. According to the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Anti-Encroachment Senior...

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Pakistani pilgrims ace the list for performing Umrah this year

Pakistani pilgrims ace the list for performing Umrah this year

Pakistani pilgrims stayed on top of the list for performing Umrah this year, leaving behind India, Indonesia, Yemen and other countries, Arab News reported. The number of Umrah visas issued by Saudi Arabia has reached 998,670 this year, of which 695,740 pilgrims arrived in the kingdom. Pilgrims from Pakistan topped the list...

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Maryam Mujtaba – PIA’s first ever Kashmiri female pilot

Maryam Mujtaba – PIA’s first ever Kashmiri female pilot

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has proudly announced Maryam Mujtaba as the airline’s first female pilot belonging from Kashmir. The national carrier made this announcement on their official Twitter page with a video interview of the pilot. They titled it the ‘Pride of our nation’ and shared how Maryam became the first female...

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Saddar’s anti-encroachment drive blocks traffic

Saddar’s anti-encroachment drive blocks traffic

A massive anti-encroachment drive has kickstarted in Karachi and seems like the city’s Saddar area is amongst the first to witness an extensive operation. Launched by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and city administration, the anti-encroachment move will remove all illegally constructed shops and stalls from footpaths and pavements. Media reports that KMC,...

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Dr Aafia Siddiqui seeks Imran Khan’s help for her release

Dr Aafia Siddiqui seeks Imran Khan’s help for her release

ISLAMABAD: Dr Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani scientist jailed in US, has requested Prime Minister Imran Khan for her release, diplomatic sources informed media on Tuesday. The Pakistani consul general in Houston paid Aafia a visit on October 9, the sources said, during which she made a request for conveying her...

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Man named Arsalaan Qamar arrested for organizing Facebook’s ‘couple-swap’ campaign in Karachi

Man named Arsalaan Qamar arrested for organizing Facebook’s ‘couple-swap’ campaign in Karachi

KARACHI: Karachi police on Sunday arrested a man accused of creating fake Facebook dance party events to dupe those who attend out of the cover charge. Addressing a press conference a day after making the arrest, Clifton Superintendent of Police Suhaee Aziz said they raided a house in Clifton near Khyber Hotel, in...

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A retired scientist; Dr Yousuf Khilji mysteriously loses Rs 3mn within 17 hours, appeals to Chief Justice Saqib Nisar for fund recovery

A retired scientist; Dr Yousuf Khilji mysteriously loses Rs 3mn within 17 hours, appeals to Chief Justice Saqib Nisar for fund recovery

ISLAMABAD: Dr Yousuf Khilji, a retired scientist living off his pension and gratuity funds, had Rs3 million mysteriously taken out from his bank account. The suspected transactions were carried out on October 25 and 26, within a span of 17 hours. Who took out the money and how? The doctor...

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Jemina reacts to Khadim Hussain’s Twitter account suspension: “Well done Twitter!”

Jemina reacts to Khadim Hussain’s Twitter account suspension: “Well done Twitter!”

KARACHI: Following request of the federal government, Twitter has blocked Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) Chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s official and verified account on “violation of the Twitter Rules”. In a reaction to this news, former wife of Prime Minister Imran Khan, who seems to have been closely observing the unfolding of...

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