Lahore – ‘The Verve’, dramatics society of Beaconhouse School System, A level Gulberg Campus, staged their annual play, ‘One wife too many’, on February 24 and 25 at Alhamra Cultural Complex Hall No 1, Gaddafi Stadium. The play, written by Ray Cooney, an English playwright, is a comedy in two acts. The play was directed by Ijlaal Khan. The actors include Sohail (John), Arsalan Qaisar (Stanley), Tayyaba Waseem (Mary), Zareen Salman (Barbara), Musa Malik (Troughton), Nauma N Bashir
LAHORE – A 27-year-old woman was strangled to death by her husband who suspected her of having illicit relations with other men in the Allama Iqbal Town Police Station precincts on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Saba, a resident of Neelam Block, Allama Iqbal Town. According to details, Saba married Wasim some years ago but her husband always accused her of having illicit relations with other men and repeatedly quarreled with her.
On Sunday, Wasim again quarreled with
KARACHI – Former Pakistan spin bowler Saqlain Mushtaq revealed Wednesday he smuggled his wife into his hotel room and hid her in a cupboard the day before the 1999 World Cup final in London. “It was a double trouble for all of us because the management had barred us from keeping our wives with us and on the other hand people accused us of going out with girls, so I breached the code by asking my wife to stay with me,” Saqlain told AFP.
“My wife Sana was with me in the room when
LAHORE – The wife of one of two Pakistani motorcyclists shot dead by American Raymond Davis has committed suicide, police said. Davis was arrested on January 27 after shooting dead Faheem and Faizan, claiming he acted in self-defence fearing the pair were about to rob him.
A third Pakistani was knocked down and killed by a vehicle from the US Consulate in Lahore that tried to rescue Davis. The American was arrested by police and a case of double murder registered against him.
SAHIWAL – Samdi Bibi of Chak No 85/6R, frustrated by the unemployment of her husband Muhammad Siddiq, committed suicide. Reportedly, her husband had been jobless for several months. On the day of the incident, she took poisonous pills and fainted. She was taken to the DHQ hospital where she died.
POLICEMAN MARTYRED IN LAHORE BLAST BURIED: Constable Asif Nawaz, a resident of Chak No 106/7-R, Sahiwal, who was also martyred in the Lahore suicide blast a couple of days back, was
HAFIZABAD – A man shot her wife dead over a domestic dispute in village Kot Hassan Khan the other day. As per reports, Asghar Ali contracted second marriage to Sameera Bibi. As his first wife was angry with him, he took Sameera to a Dera.
After a few months, differences also arose between Asghar Ali and Sameera who filed a suit in a local court against him. On the day of the incident, Asghar shot her dead. Kasoki police have registered a case against Asghar Ali, Naveed and
LAHORE – A man killed his wife for allegedly having illicit relations in the Ghaziabad Police Station precincts on Tuesday. Police arrested the accused who confessed his crime and admitted that he had also killed his 17-years-old daughter after strangling her neck around five months ago. The deceased was identified as Allah Rakhi, 40, a resident of the Nizamabad Colony, Ghaziabad. According to details, accused Rehmat Ali often suspected her wife’s character and severally thrashed her
RAIPUR – The wife of a medical doctor sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of helping India’s Maoist insurgents said Tuesday she would like to seek asylum in a “liberal democratic country.”
“I am not feeling secure in this country,” Ilina, wife of jailed doctor Binayak Sen, told AFP in Raipur, the capital of the Maoist insurgency-riven state of Chhattisgarh. “I am feeling threatened and if you are being persecuted for your feelings then why would you stay here,” she said.
SYDNEY: Australian spin bowler Shane Warne Monday confirmed he had split from his ex-wife, amid reports of an alleged “affair” with British actress Liz Hurley.
Warne and his former wife Simone Callahan, who have three children together, divorced some time ago but had rekindled their romance and shared a home together in his home town of Melbourne.
But after video and photographs of Warne and Hurley apparently kissing and cuddling together in London last week were published,
LAHORE: A man killed his wife over some domestic issue on Friday in the jurisdiction of Ferozwallah Police Station. Reportedly, 43-year-old Sakeena, a resident of Ferozwallah, married Ramzan twelve years ago and owned four children. Police officials said that the couple used to quarrel over the matters related to money because Ramzan was unemployed for more than four months.
They added that Sakeena demanded money from his husband upon which he started beating her with the wooden
PESHAWAR: Yaqoob Khan, brother of former TTP chief Baitullah Mehsud, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a mountainous region of Mir Ali town of North Waziristan.
Reports from Bannu district said that Khan’s mutilated body was found late on Sunday and had been taken to Shaktoyee area of South Waziristan for burial.
Later on Monday, reports said the body of a woman had also been discovered in area where Khan’s body had been found earlier. She was identified as
China on Friday slammed the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo as a violation of the honour’s ideals, while the laureate’s joyful wife led calls for his immediate release.
Beijing — which has repeatedly branded the 54-year-old writer a criminal following his December 2009 jailing for 11 years on subversion charges — also warned Norway that ties would suffer over the Nobel committee’s decision.
“The Nobel Peace Prize should be awarded to those