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Samar Khan becomes first woman to reach K2 base camp on a cycle

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s cyclist Samar Khan has become the first woman to reach the world’s second-highest mountain K2’s base camp on a cycle. Taking to Instagram, she confirmed that she has covered a long and tough distance to reach K2’s base

Outrage sparked among prisoners after cops beat imprisoned man’s mother

LARKANA: A woman, who came to meet her son in jail, has been allegedly beaten up by police in Sindh’s city, sparking outrage among prisoners. According to details, a mother of a prisoner went to visit her imprisoned son in

Belgian woman died after contracting two COVID variants simultaneously

BRUSSELS: A 90-year-old Belgian woman who died from COVID-19 in March had contracted two variants of coronavirus at the same time, which is believed to be the first documented case of its kind, a scientific congress and Belgian media said.

Policeman caught red-handed secretly filming woman

BHAWALNAGAR: A policeman was thrashed by the area residents after he was caught red-handed secretly filming a woman in a bathroom. A resident filmed the police constable himself committing the depraved act of voyeurism. The cop can be seen sneaking

Woman gives birth outside Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A woman reportedly gave birth to a child at the main entrance of  the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) in Peshawar. A picture of two men covering with a shawl as she gave birthday outside the hospital’s Gynaecology Department went

Indian woman sues Prince Harry for not marrying her, demands arrest

NEW DELHI: An Indian lawyer who claims Prince Harry had offered to marry her has taken him to court for breaking his promise. The woman, identified as Palwinder Kaur, claimed in a petition filed at the Punjab and Haryana High

UAE selects first Arab woman astronaut

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates has selected the first Arab woman to train as an astronaut, as the Gulf country rapidly expands into the space sector to diversify its economy. UAE Vice-President Ruler of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,

Karachi woman commits suicide after being blackmailed

KARACHI: Police have lodged a case on the complaint of a man who claimed that his wife was compelled to commit suicide after being blackmailed by unknown men for several days. Police have confirmed the deceased woman died after hanging

Fatima al-Fihri: Founder of World’s First University

Many including me will be amazed to know that the world’s first-ever university was founded by a Muslim woman, Fatima al-Fihri. In the Moroccan city of Fez, she founded a masjid that developed into the famous al-Qarawiyyin university.   Fatima al-Fihri

Did a woman just get arrested for coughing on Uber driver?

A passenger has been arrested for assaulting her Uber driver and violating COVID-19 SOPs in San Francisco. A viral video captured three women coughing on the Uber driver named Subhakar Khadka, scolding him and tearing off his mask as he

Protests held in London after police officer charged with woman’s murder

LONDON: Police in London clashed with mourners and protesters on Saturday after more than a thousand people gathered to mark the killing of a 33-year-old woman, hours after the police officer charged with her murder appeared in court. Sarah Everard’s

Aurat March responds to ‘slander’ against victims of sexual abuse

LAHORE: The organisers of Aurat March have issued a statement condemning the ‘slander’ against participants of the march on social media. There has been a  concerted hate campaign against the march, inciting violence against the participants on the grounds that

Canada appoints first woman to number two military post

OTTAWA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hailed the first appointment of a woman to Canada’s second-highest military post, which came amid a shakeup of the top ranks over allegations of sexual misconduct. Lieutenant-General Frances Allen has been named vice chief of

Woman’s body found from canal after being killed by husband

UCH SHARIF: The body of a woman, who went missing 28 days ago has been recovered from the Abbasia Link Canal. The woman’s husband allegedly threw her into the Abbasia Link Canal 28 days ago. According to the police, the

Woman protests after being harassed by lawyer in Attock

ISLAMABAD: A woman had staged a protest at D-Chowk in the federal capital alleging that a lawyer had harassed her to gain a favourable verdict. While speaking to MM News, the woman named Shaista said a case has ongoing in

Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala becomes first woman, African to lead WTO

WASHINGTON: Three months after the Trump administration rejected her, former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala received unanimous backing on Monday to become the first woman and first African director-general of the World Trade Organization. She was appointed director-general of the

NADRA fires employee for harassing woman

KARACHI: National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) has terminated the services of an employee who was found harassing a female applicant by sending objectionable messages. A man named Zahid Alam had caught a NADRA employee allegedly harassing his wife handed

Saudi woman activist freed after nearly three years in jail

RIYADH: Saudi authorities released prominent women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul after nearly three years in detention, her family said, in a case that had drawn international condemnation. Hathloul, 31, was arrested in May 2018 with about a dozen other women

Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala set to become first woman WTO chief

WASHINGTON: The United States offered its strong support to Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO), clearing a path for her to become the body’s first female and first African leader. The move marks by President Joe

Woman dies after hospital refuses treatment in Karachi

KARACHI: A young woman died awaiting treatment at the Memon Medical Institute (MMI) hospital in Safoora area of Karachi earlier this week, her family has claimed. The woman, Nazia Solangi, was injured in a traffic accident in Sachal Goth on

Woman, son dead, four injured as roof collapses in Lahore

LAHORE: A woman and her son were killed and four others sustained injuries after the roof of their house fell in Lahore’s Kahna on Monday. The deceased has been identified as 32-year-old Bushra, and her son Rehman. The bodies have

Sheikh Rasheed scandal: Woman calls viral pictures ‘fake’

LAHORE: A woman whose scandalous pictures with Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed went viral on social media has denied having any relation with the politician. While speaking to a journalist, the woman who goes by the pseudonym Zahida, said that

Case lodged against woman for slapping policeman in Lahore

LAHORE:. Police have lodged a first information report (FIR) against a woman for slapping a police officer. A video of the woman slapping policeman in the Lahore Cantt area went viral on social media. The incident reportedly occured on Saturday

Woman accusing Babar Azam failed to provide evidence, say police

LAHORE: Police have declared that a woman who levelled serious allegations against Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam did not provide concrete evidence to support her claims. The investigating officer (IO) probing the allegations submitted a report in the session’s

Woman dies after falling from Islamabad hotel building

ISLAMABAD: A young woman died while another was seriously injured after falling from a hotel building in Islamabad under suspicious circumstances. The women rented a room at a hotel in Bahria Town together with two men last evening, police said.

Blue Origin will take first woman to moon’s surface, says Bezos

WASHINGTON: Billionaire Jeff Bezos has said his space company Blue Origin will take the first woman to the moon’s surface. NASA is nearing a decision to pick its first privately built lunar lander capable of sending astronauts to the moon

Son tortures elderly mother, chops off her hair in Lahore

LAHORE: In an unfortunate incident, a disobedient son injured his elderly mother with a sharp object and also chopped off her hair in Islampura area of Lahore. According to police, Usman Shah, aged 27, attacked his mother with an iron

Singaporean woman gives birth to baby with COVID-19 antibodies

SINGAPORE: A Singaporean woman has reportedly given birth to a baby with antibodies against the disease, offering a new clue whether the infection can be transferred from mother to child. The woman was pregnant when she was infected with coronavirus

Woman killed over ‘honour’ in Sanghar district

SANGHAR: A woman was killed in the name of honour in Khipro area of Sanghar district. The incident occurred in Village Dar Muhammad Shar where a woman Gulshan Shar was shot dead by her husband Juman Shar. The suspect fled

Indian woman registers case after discovering husband’s baldness

MUMBAI: An Indian woman has filed a complaint against her husband for breach of trust after discovering that he is bald. The 27-year-old woman, who is a chartered accountant by profession, had an arranged marriage last month. Police in Naya