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Cleric who solemnised Dua Zehra’s nikkah arrested



LAHORE: Police on Wednesday claimed that nikkah of Dua Zehra — the 14-year-old woman from Karachi was “bogus” and arrested the cleric who had solemnised the nikkah.

The police stated that the cleric who solemnised the nikkah of Dua Zehra — the 14-year-old woman who had gone lacking from dwelling in Karachi in April below mysterious circumstance. Nevertheless later via a video, she declared that she had eloped from her dwelling to marry 21-year-old Zaheer Ahmed.

In response to the police, cleric Qari Hafiz Ghulam Mustafa carried out a “bogus nikkah” of the minor and her husband as it’s unlawful in Sindh to marry off folks below the age of 18. In the meantime, the age restrict for somebody to get married in Punjab is 16 years.

Police additional revealed that in an effort to interrogate the cleric, who belonged to the Samanabad space of Lahore, he has been shifted to an unknown location.

Two days in the past, in a video message, Dua had claimed that the couple’s life was in peril.

“Whereas the Structure and the legislation of this nation permit me to marry whomever I would like and I can dwell wherever I would like below the legislation, my life is in peril,” she had stated.

Dua had stated that she had recorded an announcement within the court docket in favour of her husband however regardless of that, the Sindh and Punjab police have been “harassing her and her husband” and have been finishing up an “unlawful search.”

“The Sindh police wish to kidnap me and my husband, so if something occurs to us, the Sindh police, Punjab police, and my dad and mom will likely be liable for that.”

Dua additional stated that she is “fortunately married and resides a peaceable life in Lahore,” including that her in-laws have been treating her very effectively.

The daddy of Dua Zahra had approached the Sindh Excessive Court docket for the restoration of his daughter as he claims she was underage.

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The worst of crimes? | Pakistan At present



A weird episode occurred lately in Paraguay, which ought to remind us that we don’t have a monopoly on stupidity, that it exists all through the world. Paraguay, we would recall, is within the south of South America, however not its southernmost. Lately, the chief of employees to its Agriculture Ministry needed to resign after signing an MoU with Swami Nithyananda, who was representing the United State of Kailasa.

There have been two main issues. One was with the MoU, which dedicated the Division to help Kailasa’s admission to the UN. I suppose the chief of employees was fairly assured, as a result of he didn’t discuss with the International Ministry on whether or not Paraguay wished to do that or not. The second was that the state of Kailasa didn’t exist.

Not simply the state, however the very concept. I don’t what that man was smoking, but it surely was in all probability the identical stuff as was utilized by Ras Baraka, the Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, who signed a twinning settlement between Newark and Kailasa. The person selling Kailasa was Swami Nithyananda, who escaped from India in 2019, simply forward of arrest on fraud and sexual molestation fees.

Frankly although, we’re fortunate he didn’t flip his consideration to Pakistan. He appears precisely the type of one that would have been welcomed with open arms by our authorities, whether or not that of Imran or Mian Nawaz. As meals a army authorities, it’s often composed of carpetbaggers, who are available to Pakistan to have their skills acknowledged by being inducted right into a martial-law cupboard, and who depart after elections are held, by no means to come back again. And I hope this episode didn’t create doubts within the UAE and Kuwait, the place caretaker PM Anwarul Haq Kakar was additionally signing MoUs.

However I suppose we’ve got now acquired extra essential issues to take care of than non-existent international locations. Imran Khan has suffered a loss maybe worse than the Prime Ministership, that of the PTI Chairmanship, an workplace he held since 1996. Because the twentieth century in actual fact. Anybody 18 then, would now be 45. Anybody who can keep in mind the 1992 World Cup win would now be 36, assuming that his five-year-old mind might soak up the knowledge that Pakistan had gained the World Cup. I’d suspect it was extra a historic reminiscence, like I keep in mind that England gained the primary Ashes Take a look at again in March 1877. I’ve by no means claimed to have been there, for it occurred a number of a long time earlier than I used to be born. Come to assume, a few a long time earlier than my grandfather was born. However it’s firmly fastened in my reminiscence, as firmly as 1992, and Imran’s World Cup.

Nonetheless, Imran’s alternative as chairman by Barrister Gohar Ali Khan, is the newest improvement. In ran picked a type of tens of millions of PTI supporters who had by no means performed for Pakistan, not to mention been a part of a World Cup-winning group. So it must be clear even to the meanest intelligence that he solely fills the place till such time as Imran will get again on to the identical web page.

By the best way, I see the Israelis have gone again to doing what they do finest: kill Palestinian infants. And so they solely do it by bombing, not sending in floor forces. I had a comparable expertise, as a result of we’ve got the painters in. Due to the robust odor of thinner in my room, I needed to sleep within the TV lounge for a few nights. No possession was displaced. I went on utilizing the identical lavatory. However I felt like a refugee. I couldn’t even start to think about the expertise of sleeping below an odd roof, my residence destroyed by Israeli bombing, having escaped one way or the other with my life, abandoning lifeless kids. These folks have gone by means of greater than I can think about.

I’m reminded of the Tasmanoids, the Aboriginal folks of Tasmania. They’re now extinct/ You recognize why? As a result of they had been all killed. The y had been hunted by British colonists for sport, with rifles. The y used to make searching picnics, the place they might pot the beats who appeared a lot like folks. I ponder how the Tasmanoids felt. Very similar to the Gazans of as we speak. For me, that was maybe the worst crime within the blood-soaked historical past of colonialism.


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Chrysanthemum present that includes a thousand-bloom mum returns for Lahorites at the moment



LAHORE: With a wide selection of colourful flowers on show, the annual chrysanthemum present organised by the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) of Lahore will open at the moment (Monday) in Jilani Park, a spokesperson mentioned.

In response to the spokesperson, in the course of the two-week lengthy occasion, greater than 50 colourful chrysanthemum varieties, a few of them unique, will probably be on show. The principle attraction is the revolutionary use of flowers to craft topiaries of animals corresponding to peacock and giraffe.

Celebrated because the “Competition of Happiness” in Japan, the demanding exhibition dates again to its institution in 910 AD throughout historic instances when odd numbers held significance as symbols of fine luck.

Over the weekend, because the occasion setup entered its last phases, Jilani Park witnessed a gentle stream of holiday makers arriving to find another world of blooms of uncommon measurement, coloration, and kind.

The blooms vary from delicate, threadlike flowers suggesting spreading tentacles of coral to monumental globes of feather-like petals.

In response to the spokesperson, the PHA had adorned round 35,000 vegetation, together with Marigold, on the Jilani Park premises. He talked about that the exhibition is the one time of the 12 months when so many sorts of chrysanthemums are on show in a single place.

The PHA has additionally arrange a store at Jilani Park to allow guests to buy vegetation at authorities costs.

Director Common Muhammad Tahir Wattoo mentioned the annual exhibition had grow to be a trademark of PHA, serving to it revive the golden custom.

He additionally lauded the organising committee, headed by Administration Director Muhammad Musa Ali Bokhari, for “working day and night time” to current a beautiful chrysanthemum show.


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Ahmedabad Apocalypse | Pakistan At present



I by no means thought the day would come once I would really feel sorry for Narendra Modi, however I did. Regardless of that the match was within the ebook, or perhaps not. The whole lot was predicated on India profitable the cricket World Cup. They didn’t. In actual fact, they received crushed fairly badly. Not simply by six wickets, which is a substantial margin, however in 43 overs, which meant that it was carried out at leisure. Nicely, India learnt the onerous means that you simply don’t set Australia a complete of 241 and get away with it.

It was that complete which appeared that the match was within the ebook. However then, would even the Mumbai Matchfixers put the match within the ebook with Modi there to look at the ultimate, which was taking place in Ahmedabad, not precisely the centre of the cricketing world, however Modi’s house constituency, which he represented as an MLA after which CM. It was additionally a part of his Lok Sabha constituency in 2014. However he additionally contested in Varanasi in UP, and you’ll hardly discover a safer BJP seat, gained it, retained it, and gave up the Vadodara seat. He contested solely Varanasi in 2019, and gained. It appears in India there’s none of that nonsense in regards to the chief contesting a seat in each province. I imply, there are 28 states, so it could certainly be an uphill activity to struggle 28 seats.

Which reminds of the character again within the final century who gilded papers in each seat. After which threatened to commit suicide. Except the opposite candidates paid him one thing. You see, if a candidate dies, the ballot is cancelled, and a brand new date introduced. There was no suicide, in any other case you’d have had a contemporary election date for the entire nation.

It was purported to be a grand climax, going down within the Narendra Modi Stadium, which was not a brand new stadium (the BJP was too tightfisted for that), however simply the Vallabhai Patel Stadium renamed.

That jogs my memory of the renaming in FC Faculty of assorted motels. The scholar chief doing the renaming of all of the ‘overseas’ names ran out of an acceptable ‘Islamic’ title for the Ewing Memorial Library. Ewing was an outdated Principal of the Faculty, so the suggestion from the crows of the Mir Yaqub Memorial Library was not all that unhealthy, for Mir Yaqub was a Principal, however being very a lot alive, the ‘Memorial’ was unkind. The scholar making the suggestion proposed that Mir Yqub be scragged, in order that the ‘Memorial’ may very well be retained.

Equally, earlier than Modi has a stadium named after him, he ought to not be with us. In fact, he may need one thing to say about it. The FC Principal selected life, and the Library remained the Ewing Memorial Library. Mauve Modi will assume for the larger good of India? I’m certain the Mumbai Matchfixers can work out one thing. Assassinations are usually not one thing they routinely deal in, however they will handle if they should.

However Modi tried so onerous. I imply, the entire level of getting henchman Amit Shah’s son, Pleasure Shah, develop into BCCI secretary was so he would do the raszzledazzle with the wickets. It didb’t assist, for rhe Aussies steamrollered India.

I suppose Modi’s resolution must be have a Kshatriya captain, although at a pinch, a Vaisya would do the trick. The Brahmin boy, Rohit Sharma, received rolled over. It was a Jat who received India its first Cup again in 1983, Kapil Dev Nikhanj, a Punjabi Jat, whose father had migrated to India from Dipalpur in Okara. The subsequent winner was M.S. Dhoni, who was a Rajput from Uttarkhand. Jadeja is sweet, as a result of his spouse is a BJP  MLA. He would have had some regard for Modi’s honour.

He solely made 9 and didn’t take a wicket, one thing which that traitorous Muslim Muhammad Shami and that no-good Sikh Jasprit Bumrah did. Apparently Australia was concerned in some type of conspiracy in opposition to Modi, throwing its wickets away on the treasonous, and carting caste Hindus everywhere in the floor.

Modi’s  hopes of contesting subsequent yr’’s election on the idea of the World Cup have been dashed, however we shouldn’t get too happy about it, as a result of his subsequent go-to possibility is a warfare scare with Pakistan. The one hope now we have is that he doesn’t truly need to win something. Modi is aware of that warfare is an costly enterprise, and India doesn’t have the cash. Nor can we, however then we’re not going to warfare. If attacked, in fact, we’ll need to ante up, however Modi is aware of that.

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