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Girl killed over marriage dispute in Shahdara

Girl killed over marriage dispute in Shahdara

LAHORE – A 14-year-old girl was shot dead on Monday when her parents rejected a marriage proposal in the Shahdara Police Station precincts. The deceased was identified as Kubra Bibi, daughter of Shafat Ali, a resident of Kaiser Town. According to police officials, a family visited Kubra’s house a few days ago with a marriage proposal but her parents turned it down. The boy and his family felt insulted on being rejected.
On Monday, the boy’s family members reached Kubra’s house

Cash-stripped Railways launches marriage train

LAHORE – Pakistan Railways has launched a four-compartment marriage car facility, specially designed for marriage parties wanting to use Pakistan Railways services. Pakistan Railways Public Relations Director Mohsin Yousuf while briefing media here at Lahore Railway Station on Wednesday said that thes new traveling facility includes a ‘mehndi hall’, a dining room with a fridge, a microwave and a separate compartment for the bride and groom.
The train can carry 27 individuals with

Police rescue love marriage couple

FAISALABAD – Police, on a tip off, raided a house and rescued a couple who had recently got married in a court and was illegally detained by the family of the bride. The rescued man, Omar Hayat, told Razaabad police that he married ‘A’ in a court against the wishes of the bride’s family and when her maternal uncle Zahoor came to know about their secret marriage, he kidnapped them and detained them in a house. He further said the bride’s family had hatched a conspiracy to kill them but

Badr’s daughter’s marriage turns into political assembly

LAHORE – The marriage ceremony of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Secretary General Jahangir Badr turned into a gigantic political gathering on Saturday evening. A large number of prominent figures from all spheres of life, including Prime Minister Yosaf Raza Gilani, federal ministers, PPP leaders and politicians from PML-N, MQM, PML-Q, and President AJK Raja Zulqarnain attended the function.
Other prominent personalities present included Saudi Abmassador Abdul Aziz Algadir,

Three women kidnapped over marriage dispute

FAISALABAD – At least six people kidnapped three women when their proposal of marriage was rejected by the victim family of Jhumra Raod, Utility Store area. Rustam Ali reported to the police that his wife Safia Bibi, daughter Eman and sister Rajan Bibi were kidnapped by Liaqat, Ashiq Ali, Nausher, Ashraf, Jaffar and an unidentified accomplice.
He said the accused party was enraged over the rejection of their marriage proposal for his sister. The police, after registering a case

Jang Group sent notice for claiming Zardari’s marriage

ISLAMABAD – The Jang Group of Publications was on Saturday served a legal notice by Mark Siegal on behalf of the Bhutto-Zardari family through Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell Attorney & Counselors, demanding a retraction and apology for the article published on February 2, 2011, entitled “Breaking News: Asif Zardari got married to Tanveer Zamani in Dubai”.
“Unless such a retraction and apology is issued immediately, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP will initiate legal action on

Widow gang-raped for rejecting marriage proposal

SAHIWAL – Two brothers raped a widow when she rejected a marriage proposal from one of them. Reportedly, Ashiq, a resident of Chak No 107/12L, wanted to marry Naseem, the widow of Saeed. On her refusal, Ashiq, along with his brother, abducted Naseem and took her to some unknown place where she was raped by both of them.
SAHIWAL WILL GET MODEL BAZAAR: The Punjab government will establish model bazaars in all big cities of the province to provide essential commodities at cheep

Woman arrested over illegal marriage

DASKA – The city police have arrested a married woman, Farzana alias Faiza, for contracting a second marriage without getting divorce from her first husband. According to the police, Farzana of Gujranwala was married to Humayun, a resident of Daska, 12 years back. She has four children from her marriage. Later, she developed relations with her neighbour, Muhammad Latif, and eloped with him.
“Farzana has admitted that she left her husband, ran away with Latif and contracted

Girl shot dead over rejection of marriage proposal

KASUR – A young girl was killed over a marriage dispute at Kandonagar in the jurisdiction of Chunian Police Station. Reportedly, Waryam and Shaukat came to the house of Tufail and proposed his daughter for marriage to one of their relatives. On his refusal, they killed his daughter Manzooran.
TWO KILLED IN ROAD ACCIDENT: Two people were killed in a road accident in the jurisdiction of Sarai Mughal Police Station. Reportedly, three people were going to their village on their

Marriage of necessity manages to survive… but to what avail?

KARACHI – The PPP-led Sindh coalition government managed to survive yet another year despite political and administrative challenges. However, it became more difficult and troubling by the year end.
In real terms, the so-called coalition government completed another year in which no alliance was witnessed among the partners for collectively handling the province’s political and administrative affairs. Whether it was the PPP, the MQM, the ANP or other parties, each of them went

THE BLACK WIDOWS – Girls loot men after marriage

LAHORE – A group of girls have adopted a novel way to loot people; they marry men, fly abroad seeking refuge supposedly from their family and then deceitfully divorce, appropriating the groom’s money.
MODUS OPERANDI: Senior police official tells about the group’s working: the girls work separately and each member as an individual hunts her prey. The girls are educated and hail from suburban areas of Lahore. The first girl traps the man posing to be in love and then marry him.

‘Child marriage is the bane of society’

LAHORE: Society for Protection of the Rights of Child (SPARC), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), launched a campaign against child marriage on Sunday by organising a press conference at the Lahore Press Club. SPARC Programme Coordinator Imran Javed Qureshi said that the NGO had launched a two-week campaign titled “Stop Child Marriage”, as child marriages were illegal, basic root cause of many family disputes and injurious to the girl’s health owing to early pregnancy and other

There’s no business like the marriage business!

LAHORE: More than dozen businesses are in full boom because of weddings going on in the city, people associated with businesses told Pakistan Today on Monday.
The businesses include marriage halls, tailoring, catering, jewelers, decorators, cooking, rent-a-car, movie making, photography, flowers, generators, chicken, mutton, rice, naan and milk selling. People associated with these businesses said their sales and demand have increased at least three times.
The wedding

Sienna denies secret marriage

NEW YORK
Hollywood actress Sienna Miller has denied reports that she secretly married actor Jude Law earlier this year. The couple took part in a spiritual ceremony in Laos in April.
Many reports suggested the Baci ritual was a cover for a secret wedding. However, Miller insists she did not marry the ‘Sherlock Holmes’ star and just had their relationship ‘blessed’.
“It wasn’t a marriage ceremony at all. It was a blessing from a monk. The whole thing (about a wedding)

‘Marriage is not yet on cards’

MUMBAI
Though she made it official that Kunal Khemu and she are seeing each other, Soha insists that she will take her time to settle down. The actress is the youngest of the siblings and wants her older brother (Saif Ali Khan) and sister (Saba Ali Khan) to settle down first.
Only after that will Soha think of getting hooked. Soha is currently enjoying her work and the movie offers she is been getting. She said, “I am doing all kind of cinema, for me it is not commercial or

Aguilera flies out of marriage troubles

Christina Aguilera has jetted off to Hawaii in a bid to escape the news about her marriage troubles.
The pop star announced the news she had split from her husband, Jordan Bratman, at the beginning of the week and on Thursday she filed for divorce from the music executive.
In search of a distraction, Aguilera and her producer pal Tricky Stewart flew out to Oahu on Thursday night.
She’ll attend the opening of the exclusive Edition Hotel while she’s in Waikiki. A source

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