Category: Others

Female teacher booked for sexually abusing student

A female teacher has been booked for sexually abusing as well as blackmailing the student with inappropriate videos in Rahim Yar Khan. The student named Zohaib Ahmed registered a complaint against this action at B division police station. According to Zohaib his younger brother, aged 12 was given a sedative,  assaulted sexually and then recorded the odious act through which she blackmailed the boy several times.

Starbucks apologies after Pakistani man’s video goes viral

Starbucks, a renowned coffee house has been forced to issue an apology after a video uploaded by a Pakistani man, Sajid Kahloon who belongs to Gojra has gone viral on social media. According to the details Sajid payed for the homeless man’s bill but he still wasn’t allowed to sit and have food there. The video was viewed by thousands of people forcing the coffee chain to apologise for their staff’s behaviour. 

WeRead App strives to promote the reading culture in Pakistan

Paper books are being replaced with E-books as people depend more and more on technology. Two innovators from Pakistan, Muhammad Zainulabadin Mughal and Sheikh Muhammad Sharjeel want to promote the reading culture in the country by way of their app. WeRead will help encourage the resurgence of a culture of reading and will also help underprivileged students access course books

Boy Beaten up by Politician’s security guards

Najam, a teenager boy from Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Phase 5 was beaten publicly by a Politician’s guards after he was unable to give way for them to pass through.  His mother revealed the suspects as according to her the guards work for Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti (Member of National Assembly). Najam’s mother claimed that despite the unlawful violence no action is taken against anyone by the Police. 

Daughter of truck driver from Chakwal scores highest marks in 173 years

Noshaba Zafar, the daughter of a truck driver, has scored the highest marks in Punjab University’s history of 173 years. Noshaba, who hails from district Chakwal’s tehsil Talagang, is a BSc student from VIP Girls Degree College – an affiliate of Punjab University and has become the first student ever to score 714 marks out of 800 in BA/BSc Examination.

K-P hospitals to set up separate wards for transgender community

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to set up separate wards for transgender persons in all public hospitals in a bid to avoid discrimination and ease medical facilitation for the marginalised community. The K-P CM called for immediate medical services to the transgender community in all government hospitals and other healthcare institutions in the province.

PTI removes Iftikhar Loond as human rights focal person in Sindh

After reinvestigation, Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari announced the removal of Iftikhar Loond as focal person of human rights in Sindh. In a Tweet, Mazari said that ‘new evidence’ have been found and regretted the decision she had made earlier. Loond, who was appointed few weeks ago, has been accused of grievously assaulting one of his employees in Ghotki.

10 Pakistan Army soldiers martyred in multiple terrorist attacks

A total of 10 Pakistan Army’s valued soldiers embraced martyrdom, in two separate attacks on Saturday. The attacks were carried out by terrorits in Baluchistan and North Waziristan. According to the ISPR, the first incident took place when the soldiers were on regular duty patrolling of the border near Gurbaz area of North Waziristan near the Pak-Afghan border.

Heavy rain causes damage to historical Lahore Fort

Continuous downpour in Lahore has adversely affected the historical Shahi Qila. As a result of accumulation of rainwater, the entrance and small gate of the Lahore fort has collapsed. The historical Shahi Qila has been listed among the world heritage sites by UNESCO since 1981. However, the much known piece of architecture from Mughal era has been ignored by the local authorities. 

Man accused of torturing servant appointed as focal person for human rights

PTI’s local leader from Ghotki, Mir Iftikhar Ahmed Lund, has been appointed as the focal person for Human Rights in Sindh. In April, Iftikhar was booked for brutally torturing his driver, Allah Rakhio, with a steel rod after the drivers disagreement with Iftikhar’s cousins. Rakhio received eight stitches after a metal rod was forcefully inserted in his rectum.