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SC issues order in case of girl seeking ‘Pakistan’ as her surname

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday, while hearing a case of a teenage girl who sought emancipation from her father, directed the man to pay expenses he owed to his daughter. The girl, identified as Tatheer Fatima, had filed a petition and requested Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar, to remove her father’s name from her birth certificate and all of her educational degrees and other documents. Tatheer wanted her last name removed and changed to 'Tatheer Fatima bint-e-Pakistan' instead. “The name of the man,…

Shoaib, Sania decide surname of their first child

GOA: Tennis star Sania Mirza and her cricketer husband Shoaib Malik have decided that ‘Mirza Malik’ would be the surname of their first child. Sania Mirza made this disclosure at a panel discussion on ‘Gender Bias’ in Goa. She also revealed that her husband actually "wants a daughter". "Today I will tell you a secret. My husband and I have spoken about it and we have decided that whenever we have a child, the child will have Mirza Malik as the surname and not just Malik. So that's where we stand as a family, including my…