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  • Judge brings up Qandeel Baloch in Haj scandal case

    ISLAMABAD: The recent scandal of Mufti Qavi and Qandeel Baloch echoed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) when the defence counsel in the Haj corruption case asked the court for concession for the former religious affairs minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi for being a religious scholar...

    Though the IHC chief justice did not name Qandeel and Mufti Qavi, the defence counsel Advocate Khosa, who belongs to Balochistan, guessed whom he was...

  • Qandeel Baloch seeks security

    ISLAMABAD: Facebook celebrity Qandeel Baloch has written to the interior minister, the director general of the Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) and the senior superintendent of Islamabad asking them to provide security to her and has requested action against those who made her identification documents public via social media, police officials told Dawn on Monday...

  • THE PHENOMENA OF: QANDEEL BALOCH

    Women who step out of the ever-narrowing bounds of patriarchal norms often pay a heavy priceBy Faiza Sultan KhanPakistan, as we were reminded with the sorrowful news of Qandeel Baloch’s murder a few weeks ago, is not a country that rewards women for taking an active role in their destiny...

    Few countries are, mind you, but Pakistan can be more brutal, more flagrant in its utter contempt for women than most...

  • Qandeel Baloch murdered by brother in Multan: police

    MULTAN: Popular social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch has been killed in Multan, becoming the latest victim in the spate of "honour killings" that plague the country...

    Qandeel's brother had been threatening her to stop posting photos and videos on Facebook, police added...

  • Of Qandeel Baloch & Burhan Wani

    But who will assure anyone that the sacrifices of lives such anger always summons will not again dissipate into a tame agreement between India and Pakistan, short of azadi...

    In many ways, Qandeel Baloch reminded me of Amy Winehouse, the troubled young singer also with a failed marriage who died tragically five years ago when she was just 27...

  • Pemra issues show cause notice to channel for airing Qandeel Baloch's comments

    KARACHI: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Monday issued a show cause notice to a private news channel for airing 'inappropriate' and 'immoral' comments by Qandeel Baloch, a self-styled social media personality, regarding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...

    "As is noticed that on May 1 2016, 5:58PM, SAMAA television aired a woman Qandeel Baloch's inappropriate and immoral comments about the elected prime minister...

  • Cleric's Ruet-i-Hilal membership suspended after viral selfies with Qandeel Baloch

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Yousaf on Wednesday suspended Mufti Abdul Qavi’s membership of Ruet-i-Hilal Committee after pictures of him with model and Facebook celebrity Qandeel Baloch surfaced on social media...

    On Monday, Pakistan's infamous social media sensation Qandeel Baloch uploaded selfies on her Facebook and Twitter accounts with Mufti Abdul Qavi, which went viral...

  • Troubling times for Qandeel Baloch’s parents

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Azeem Khan is badly missing his daughter, social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch...

    “Had she been alive, Qandeel would have taken me to Karachi to treat my tuberculosis and get me a prosthetic leg,” said Azeem, who recently shifted to his native town of Saddaruddin, a suburban town of Dera Ghazi Khan, from Multan...

  • Qandeel Baloch murder trial stalls as lawyers strike in Multan

    Qandeel Baloch's brother, Waseem, who confessed to strangling his sister in a so-called 'honour killing' was due to be brought to court with two alleged accomplices on Thursday, but the trial was postponed because of a lawyers' strike...

    Model Qandeel Baloch, who shot to fame for her provocative selfies, was strangled in July by her brother Waseem Azeem...

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