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Pakistani Mother Found Guilty In UK Of Forcing Teen Daughter Into Marriage

The British government’s Forced Marriage Unit says it has issued more than 1,500 forced marriage protection orders since 2008 May 22, 2018 (DESPARDES) — A British jury convicted a woman Tuesday of forcing her teenage daughter to marry a man 16 years her senior in Pakistan, capping a rare criminal prosecution in England for forced marriage. The victim said she was 13 years old when she was forced to enter a marriage contract with the man, became pregnant and had an abortion. She says that as her 18th birthday approachedRead More

Pakistani and Indian Hit $1Mln Jackpot in Dubai

The two online ticket buyers were the latest winners in the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw May 9, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — A Pakistani and an Indian national hit the $1 million (Dh3.6 million) jackpot in the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw held on Tuesday. The two online ticket buyers were announced winners at Concourse D in Terminal 1 of Dubai International Airport, Gulf News reported. Lamia Mustafa, a 34 year old housewife from Karachi, Pakistan bought her second Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire ticket online in Series 270Read More

[TALENT SPOTTED] Pakistan’s Newest 15-Year-Old Speedster in the Making

Meet Nasim Shah, the 15-year-old Peshawar born, who is making rounds on the internet after the video showing him bowling some jaw breaking bouncers went viral. The Pakistani teenager played Pepsi U16 in 2016 from Peshawar and now associated with ZTBL in Grade-2 tournament 2018. He also took 3/22 and 3/29 against Australia U16 in Dubai last year. [TALENT SPOTTED] – Visuals of 15yo fast-bowler 'Nasim Shah' of Peshawar with some sheer bouncers.🔥 Played Pepsi U16 in 2016 from Pesh & now associated with ZTBL in Grade-2.🏏 #PCB #cricket More

FIA Report Reveals 824 Pak Bureaucrats Dual Nationals: ‘614 Have Declared, 210 Concealing It’

(PKONWEB Report) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan was informed on Monday that there were as many as 758 government officials holding dual nationality, that spouses of 824 officials are dual nationals, with 614 officials declaring the same and 210 officials concealing it but detected through different means. Moreover, the spouses of 98 officials are foreign nationals, and 21 officials had concealed the very fact. According to the report presented in the apex court by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), of those concealing their dual national status, 59 are servingRead More