SAMAA News Alerts

Malik hopes long march to remain peaceful

Jan 14, 2013 05:27:52 PM

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Monday that no deadline was given to end the long march being led by Tehreek Minhajul Quran (TMQ) chief Dr. Tahir ul Qadri to Islamabad. Speaking to reporters here, Malik expressed the hope that Ta....

Anti-Pakistan protests threaten to derail Indian hockey league

Jan 14, 2013 05:17:27 PM

MUMBAI: A new franchise-based Indian hockey league faces the prospect of being forced out of Mumbai after heightened regional political tensions led to protests against Pakistani players competing in the IPL-style event on Sunday. Following the latest outbreak o....

Qadri-led long march getting closer to Islamabad

Jan 14, 2013 04:47:55 PM

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Thousands of supporters of the Tehreek Minhajul Quran (TMQ) led by Dr. Tahirul Qadri continue their march on Islamabad, SAMAA reports. The march comprising hundreds of cars, buses, mini buses, motorcycles and other vehicles has reached ....

Pakistan strongly protests Indian LoC violations

Jan 14, 2013 04:10:06 PM

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan strongly protested with Indian military authorities during a Flag Meeting over continuous cease fire violations by Indian troops on Line of Control (LOC) during last one week. A Brigadier Level Flag Meeting was held at Chakan da Bagh in Poon....

Quetta tragedy: Karachi sit-ins peacefully end

Jan 14, 2013 03:00:33 PM

Staff Report KARACHI: The sit-in convened in different places in the city on call by Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen and Shia Ulema Council, has been brought to end after 42 hours after the four-day protest formally called off in Quetta, SAMAA reported Monday. It shou....

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