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Rs9bn plea bargain approved against Bahria Town director

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court of Islamabad has approved plea bargain of Bahria Town’s director Zain Malik for over Rs9 billion plea with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). NAB Chairman Javed Iqbal chaired a meeting to review the performance of NAB

Woman raped in front of minor son inside car

ISLAMABAD:  A woman was sexually assaulted in front of her minor six-year-old son inside a car. The woman named Kiran, who hails from Lahore came to the federal capital sixteen days ago to seek a job and brought her minor

PSL matches shifted to Karachi, Rawalpindi due to smog in Lahore

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to relocate scheduled matches from Lahore to Rawalpindi and Karachi for the well-being of professional athletes and match officials due to the recent deterioration in the air quality caused by an early onset

Woman exposed impersonating as lawyer for eight years

RAWALPINDI: A woman had been working at the District Court Rawalpindi and impersonating her as a lawyer for the past eight years. The woman had been posing as an advocate and deceiving complainants and other lawyers for over eight years.

Minor domestic worker brutally tortured in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A 12-year-old domestic worker was severely tortured and beaten up by his employer. According to the police, the child hailed from Okara and had been working at Muhammad Shehzad’s house in the Gulraiz neigbourhood for over three years. In

Wholesale price of sugar in Rawalpindi rises by Rs9 per kg

RAWALPINDI: The wholesale price of sugar in Rawalpindi has gone up by Rs 9 per kg. According to sources, the price of sugar in the wholesale market of Rawalpindi reached Rs 107 per kg while the price of sugar in

PTI office-bearers to take oath tomorrow in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Rawalpindi District Shehryar Riaz has the party reorganisation process has been completed and new office-bearers will take oath tomorrow. The oath-taking ceremony will be held at 2PM in Liaquat Bagh on 10th October. This event

Nepotism at Benazir Hospital, Director appointed in violation of rules

RAWALPINDI: Benazir Bhutto Hospital administration has ignored seniority in the appointment of a director and favoured a junior officer for the position. Former director of the Emergency Department Dr Rafiq had resigned from his position and was replaced by Dr

Punjab hits grim milestone of 100,000 coronavirus cases

LAHORE: Punjab has crossed the 1,00,000 mark of coronavirus with 92 new cases in the province during the past 24 hours. Overall cases of the coronavirus in Punjab have reached 100,033, a provincial health department spokesperson said in a statement.

Rawalpindi locality faces water shortage due to faulty tubewell

RAWALPINDI: The tubewells of various localities in Rawalpindi are in a state of disrepair leading to a severe water shortage. The tubewell of Union Council 31 on Zafar-ul-Haq Road had stopped functioning within a day after it was repaired, affecting

New born baby goes missing from Rawalpindi hospital

RAWALPINDI: A newborn child has gone missing from the labour room of the Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi. Usman Arif, a resident of Gujrat, brought his wife for childbirth after she suffered from maternity complications at District Headquarters Hospital in

Citizens irked by piles of garbage in Rawalpindi locality

RAWALPINDI: Huge piles of garbage can be witnessed in Qasimabad area of Rawalpindi Cantonment, causing immense discomfort to local residents. The area is located on Main Peshawar Road, a few steps away from Rawalpindi Cantonment Board. Residents have complained over

Couple arrested for smuggling weapons in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Police on Tuesday arrested a couple for smuggling weapons in Rawalpindi. Racecourse police station foiled an attempt to smuggle weapons and has taken the couple into custody. They also recovered illegal weapons, huge rounds of ammunition, and gun magazines

PPP local leaders express concerns over rising crime rates

RAWALPINDI: Local leaders of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have expressed concerns over the rising crime rates and state of lawlessness in the country. In an exclusive conversation with MM News, PPP leader and former federal minister Sardar Saleem Haider

Police fails to locate missing girl in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Police have failed to locate a girl who went missing from Pindora area of Rawalpindi three days ago. The girl’s father, Muhammad Shafi, said that his daughter was employed as a domestic maid at the resident of Dr Muhajid.

Teenage girl kidnapped, sexually assaulted in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A fourteen-year-old girl was kidnapped and sexually assaulted in the street when she was going to give food at her brother’s house. The victim’s mother said her daughter Rimsha Bibi was going to her brother’s house at 11 AM

Minor girl raped in Rawalpindi, suspect arrested

KARACHI: A seven-year-old minor girl was sexually assaulted in Rawalpindi, while a medical report has confirmed the heinous incident. The victim’s mother Bushra Bibi said her daughter Noor Fatima was sexually assaulted by Taufiq alias Koko Butt on 8th September.

Award-winning cyclist Samar Khan harassed while cycling

RAWALPINDI: Award-winning cyclist Samar Khan has claimed to have been harassed while cycling in Islamabad. In a video in which she filmed herself in the middle of a road, Samar Khan termed cycling for women in Pakistan ‘not safe’ at

Commercial activities continue in 200 residential areas in Rawalpindi

ISLAMABAD: Commercial activities including the establishment of small industries and workshops continue unabated in more than 200 residential areas of Rawalpindi, increasing the woes of local residents. The lack of town planning and enforcement by local authorities has led to

Artificial flour shortage ensues in Islamabad, Rawalpindi

ISLAMABAD: An artificial flour crisis has ensued in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi as people struggle to get the basic commodity. The flour mills’ owners have increased the prices in many adjoining areas of the city including Sarai

NHA Chairman inspects work on N-5 Pindi-Lahore section

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Highway Authority (NHA) Captain retired Sikander Qayyum along with senior officers on Thursday inspected the Rawalpindi-Lahore section of National Highway N-5, The purpose of the visit was to check the condition of Rawalpindi-Lahore section of N-5, alignment

WASA pipelines rusted, defective across Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: The pipelines of Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) in inner Rawalpindi are in a delipidated state, forcing residents to consume hazardous water. Residents have complained that the pipelines of tubewell are rusted and leaking, due to which sewage is

Metro bus service restored in Punjab’s cities

ISLAMABAD: Metrobus service in Lahore, Rawalpindi, and Islamabad has been restored. The administration has restored the services under Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)s. Standing on the metro bus service will be prohibited. Passengers will be required to wear a travel mask,

RMC officer probed for demanding bribe to reopen market

RAWALPINDI: An inquiry has been initiated against the deputy director of the Rawalpindi Metropolitan Corporation (RMC) and another suspect for allegedly demanding bribes to reopen a market during the coronavirus lockdown. The complaint was lodged by Traders Old Autoparts at

Teenage girl stripped, filmed publicly in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A group of men have been accused of filming a 17-year-old girl publicly after stripping off her clothes and posting the video online. As per sources, the girl was allegedly ganged rape by the group before being stripped on

Ghost employees detected in RCB’s sanitation dept

RAWALPINDI: The sanitation department of the Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has hundreds of ghost employees working on daily wages, it has been revealed. Sources informed that Sanitation Department in-charge Waris Bhatti along senior officers are allegedly receiving vast sums over

Police reunite lost child with family in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Police have safely returned a child to his parents who was lost on the streets in Rawalpindi. Assistant Superintendent Police (ASP) Beenish Uzair found the child on the road and field officers made efforts to locate his parents. Meanwhile,

Case lodged against harassing transgenders in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi police have taken notice after a group of transgenders were harassed in a viral video on social media. Rawalpindi CPO Ahsan Younis has taken notice of the incident in a group of men can be seen harassing transgenders.

Case lodged against man torturing mother, sister in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A man severely thrashed his mother and sister in Sadiqabad area, prompting outrage on social media after a video went viral. Social media users are demanding justice for the woman Gulnaz Bibi who was brutally attacked by her son.

RCB officials demand bribes from pushcart vendors

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Cantonment Board officials have been harassing pushcart vendors and hawkers and have demanded extortion and bribes. Mohammad Sher Khan, a fruit seller who hails from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said his business has been affected nowadays due to the lockdown