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Yaseen Hashmi

Yaseen Hashmi

Correspondent MM News (Islamabad)

Murree tragedy: Six of a Pindi family laid to rest

RAWALPINDI: Amid heart-rending scenes, an ill-fated family of six from Rawalpindi who lost their lives in the Murree blizzard tragedy were laid to rest on Sunday. According to M.M News, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers held at Curry

Murree snowfall: At least 22 tourists died as rescue operation underway

RAWALPINDI: At least 22 tourists stranded in their vehicles succumbed to the extreme weather during a snowstorm in Murree as the federal government deployed personnel of the Pakistan Army and other civil-armed forces for rescue operations. Divisional Emergency Officer Rescue

PTI hid funds worth Rs320 million in five years, reveals report

ISLAMABAD: A report of scrutiny committee in Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) illegal funding case has revealed that income and expenses of the party during the period of 2009 to 2013 do not match. According to the report, PTI did not disclose

Student of Islamabad’s private university found dead in washroom

ISLAMABAD: A student of a private university was found dead at the washroom of a university’s hostel in Islamabad. Identified as Mohammad Usman, the student was a resident of Sargodha and staying at a private university’s hostel located in the

Thar’s residents protest in Islamabad against cutting of Karonjhar mountain

ISLAMABAD: Residents of Sindh province have reached the federal capital Islamabad to protest against the cutting of Karonjhar mountain in Tharparkar. According to details, Dilip Doshi, Abbas Khoso and others from Tharparkar demanded to declare Karonjhar mountain as national heritage.

Senate employee booked for harassing woman

ISLAMABAD: A case of harassment of women by a Senate employee after making obscene videos has come to light in Islamabad. In a video, which went viral on social media, a woman can be seen lashing out at a man

Islamabad police register case against step father who fled after raping daughter

ISLAMABAD: Police have registered a case against a stepfather who fled after raping his daughter in the federal capital. The police started an investigation against the stepfather who raped his daughter in the forest area of Allama Iqbal Open University. 

This Rawalpindi woman sells unique “Matka Pizza”

Who thought we would witness a day when we would try every kind of dish in our traditional handi? After preparing Matka tea, Matka Biryani, our beloved Pakistanis have come up with Matka Pizza. Mrs Ali has opened a new

Traders from across the country protest at Islamabad’s Serena Chowk

ISLAMABAD: Traders from all over the country are protesting at Islamabad’s Serena Chowk, while the area has been sealed by the local administration by placing containers. The business community is saying that the device cannot be allowed to be installed

Islamabad man starts selling homemade macaroni amid ‘rising inflation’

ISLAMABAD: Rising prices and a weakened currency are straining households in Pakistan. Today, not only the poor but also the white-clad class in the country is anxious for a two-time bread. However, even today there are countless people who, instead

Containers being removed after agreement with TLP

RAWALPINDI: Following the agreement with the outlawed Tehreek-I-Labbaik, the government has started removing containers from bridges over River Jhelum which was dubbed as the last defence line to stop the Islamabad marchers and GT Road. As many as 4,000 policemen

PML-N, JUI-F workers stage protest demonstration in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islamabad-Fazl have staged a protest rally against rising inflation and unemployment in the country. The workers of the PML-N and JUI_F reached Murree Road after crossing police barricades and observed sit-in. The protestors

FIA arrests man impersonating as PM House officer

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Anti-Corruption Department has arrested a man accused of taking money posing as a fake officer of the Prime Minister’s House. According to the FIA, Mustafa Ansari used to portray himself as a section officer

Islamabad youth shot dead in Sahala PS limits

ISLAMABAD: A youth was shot dead in firing of unidentified armed men in the limits of Sahala police station in Islamabad. As per details, the incident took place near Gulzar Abbasi Hotel, which resulted in death of the youth named

Federal cabinet partially approves proposals for new census

ISLAMABAD: Federal cabinet has partially approved recommendations regarding conducting seventh census. As per sources, the federal cabinet meeting held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan in chair deliberated on nine-point agenda including recommendations for the new census.  The meeting

PIA’s London-bound flight cancelled after engine leak: sources

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) flight scheduled for London failed to take off from Islamabad International Airport due to a technical fault in the aircraft.  As per details, PIA’s flight no. PK-9785 was scheduled to take off for London’s Heathrow

This deaf and mute youth sells biryani in Islamabad with an all deaf staff

ISLAMABAD: Talha Khan, who is deaf and mute, has become an inspiration for many others by selling homemade biryani at I-8 Markaz in the federal capital. The most interesting thing about his startup is that not only he, but all

Three suspects arrested in Okara girl gang-rape case

OKARA: Police on Tuesday have arrested three suspects for allegedly raping an 18-year-old girl in Okara when she was travelling in a rickshaw. Police said that the accused were traced and arrested within 12 hours with the assistance of CCTV

Father of mysteriously handicap children urges govt for help

ISLAMABAD: Father of three mysteriously handicap children has demanded of the government of Pakistan and philanthropists to help him in getting treated his ill children. Talking to MM News, Raza Muhammad, resident of Bakhar said he is a a labourer,

MBA degree holder runs a gola ganda stall in Rawalpindi

Abdul Rauf, a young man who is a qualified MBA, has been selling delicious gola gandas in the commercial market of Rawalpindi. According to the details, after completing his Masters in Business Administration, Abdul Rauf introduced various flavors of gola

Islamabad admin received Rs7.862mn ‘unauthorized’ collection for arms licenses

ISLAMABAD: The district administration of the federal capital collected Rs 7.862 million unauthorized charges for the issuance arms licenses, domiciles and international driving licenses from citizens. According to a report released by the Auditor General of Pakistan, the Office of

73-year-old man delivers food in Islamabad to earn

ISLAMABAD: Fayyaz Akhtar Faizi, a 73-year-old resident of Sector I-11, has started working as a delivery boy in Food Panda due to domestic circumstances. Fayyaz Akhtar has served in the Ministry of Finance for 27 years. However, due to overburdening

Female doctor accidently decapitate newborn’s head during birth in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A female doctor named Naila at Razi Hospital accidentally decapitated a newborn’s head by cutting his throat during childbirth. The pregnant woman was shifted to the Razi Hospital based in Rawalpindi last night due to deteriorated health. Sources said

Qambar-Shahdadkot Hindu family forced to leave village after threats from land mafia

ISLAMABAD: A Hindu family in Qambar Shahdadkot district of Sindh was forced to leave its village following alleged threats from local land mafia, according to the victims Kailash Kumar and his mother Sri Bai. Talking to M.M News, Sri Bai

Over 300 Islamabad passengers barred from boarding Dubai-bound flights

ISLAMABAD: More than 300 passengers from Islamabad were barred from boarding a flight to Dubai for not possessing a PCR test taken no more than six hours. According to airport authorities, the condition for what a “rapid PCR test” has

FGE Housing Authority hires 24 drivers in rules violation

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Government Employees Housing Authority (FGEHA) has recruited 24 drivers (BS 05) and two dispatch riders in violation of rules and merit, it has been revealed. While the FGEHA is mired in serious financial irregularities in land acquisition,

University student sexually assaulted in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A student of the Quaid-e-Azam University was allegedly molested and sexually assaulted by a group of students and employees at the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI). According to reports, the student of Quaid-e-Azam University was staying in the hostel

Rape victim seeks safety from abusive father

RAWALPINDI: A girl from Rawalpindi has accused her father of sexually abusing her. According to details, a victim named Mehreen Bibi, said her father is a drug addict. As a child, Mehreen revealed that she memorised Quran and studied up

Islamabad police solve murder case after nine years

A murder case of a dead student found in a sack took nine years to get solved due to the slow investigation of Islamabad police and their non-cooperation behaviour with the deceased family. According to details, the body of a

Dozens of school children faint due to intense heat in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: At least 25 students fell unconscious on Wednesday due to prolonged load shedding at a government school due to the intense summer heat. The students of a school in Milpur area suffered immensely due to the sweltering heat and