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Parents protest tuition fee for summer vacations

Scores of parents braving scorching summer heat gathered outside Karachi Press Club Tuesday afternoon to protest against alleged harassment and unjustified demand for June-July tuition fee and other unfair rules by a private school in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area. The protesting parents, carrying placards and raising slogans against the school administration, ...

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Electables joining PTI due to my vision, says Imran Khan

Imran Khan has defended his decision to take electables in his party, claiming that PTI’s vision is attracting lawmakers of rival political parties. “My vision is Naya Pakistan─an Islamic Welfare State”, Imran Khan told SAMAA anchorperson Nadeem Malik on Tuesday. “When I first contested elections in 1997, I had no ...

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Shehbaz criticizes PTI over 100-day agenda

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has criticized Imran Khan and Asif Zardari for what he calls their politics of sit-ins and name calling. “The people are fed up of their politics of deceit and allegations,” he said. “We have selflessly served the masses day and night” The Punjab Chief Minister ...

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Sikhs treat Muslims to iftar in Peshawar

In an excellent example of inter-faith harmony, Peshawar’s Sikhs treated Muslims to iftar at the Lady Reading Hospital on Monday.  Scores of Muslim patients and their relatives were treated to delicious iftar organised by the Sikhs at the Lady Reading Hospital. “We have arranged iftar for Muslim patients who come ...

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General election to cost Rs20b: ECP

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday released estimates of the various costs of the 2018 general elections. Out of the total Rs20 billion that the ECP estimates will be spent on the election, an estimated Rs6 to 7 billion will be spent on the salaries of election officers, ...

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