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Wassan hopeful of MQM rejoining Sindh government

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th October 2014

Wassan hopeful of MQM rejoining Sindh government HYDERABAD: Sindh Minister for Anti-Corruption, Jails and Mines Manzoor Hussain Wassan expressed hope that Muttahida Quomi Movement (MQM) will rejoin the government after acceptances of some demands from the government. Since 1988, MQM remained allied with the provincial governments of different political parties including PPP, PML-N and PML (Q) and this time, it is hoped...


Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on Nov 4

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th October 2014

Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on Nov 4 Karachi: The new Islamic year starts October 26, 2014 as the crescent of Muharram-ul-Haram 1436 A.H. has sighted in the Pakistan. The Ashura (the 10th of Muharram) will fall on Tuesday November 4, 2014. It was announced after Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting here at Pakistan Meteorological Department. On the other hand, the Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committee...


Constitution clear on new provinces yet no need bifurcate Sindh: Khuhro

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Constitution clear on new provinces yet no need bifurcate Sindh: Khuhro HYDERABAD: Senior Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said the procedure for the creation of new provinces is clearly mentioned in the Constitution however there is no need to bifurcate Sindh into more provinces. The majority of the members of Sindh Assembly do not want more provinces or administrative units by...


Two gang-war accused gunned down in Lyari raid

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th October 2014

Two gang-war accused gunned down in Lyari raid KARACHI: At least two gang-war accused were reported to be gunned down by the Law enforcement Agencies during a raid conducted in Lyari on Friday night, Aaj News reported According to the reports, both the gangsters were associated with Uzair Baloch group and were claimed to be involved in various crimes including murders and kidnapping...


PTI to hold public meeting in Larkana on Nov 21: Shah Mehmood

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th October 2014

PTI to hold public meeting in Larkana on Nov 21: Shah Mehmood MIRPURKHAS: Vice Chairman Pakistan Tahreek Insaf (PTI), Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that PTI would hold landmark public gathering at Larkana – the hub of PPP on November 21. He said this while speaking on the occasion of Dewali gathering held in solidarity with Hindu community on Friday. He said that since the last seven...


Opposition benches to MQM can’t be allotted till acceptance of resignations: Sharjeel

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Opposition benches to MQM can’t be allotted till acceptance of resignations: Sharjeel KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Information and Local Government Sharjeel Inam Memon has said that the seats designated for opposition parties in Sindh Assembly cannot be allotted to the legislators of MQM unless their resignations are accepted by the Governor. He said that it was the democratic right of any political party either to sit on...


IGP Sindh reviews security arrangements for Moharram

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th October 2014

IGP Sindh reviews security arrangements for Moharram HYDERABAD: The Inspector General of Police Sindh Ghulam Hyder Jamali while emphasizing the need of close coordination with Ulema of all sects, peace committees and other stakeholders has asked officers of the police right from Station House Officers to Senior superintendents of Police to make foolproof security arrangements during the month of Muharram-ul-Haram. Presiding over...


Karachi: Rangers kill two Lyari ‘gangsters’ during a raid

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Karachi: Rangers kill two Lyari ‘gangsters’ during a raid KARACHI: As many as two suspects, allegedly affiliated with a Lyari gang, were killed during a raid conducted by the Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Friday, Aaj News reported. According to the sources in the paramilitary forces, the suspects, identified as Faroorq and Samad, were allegedly involved in the killing of 16 people. The suspects were...


Karachi: Police encounter kills two in Korangi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd October 2014

Karachi: Police encounter kills two in Korangi KARACHI: At least two suspected criminals were encountered by the police authorities in Korangi area on Thursday, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, an exchange of fire took place near the Godown Chowrangi in Korangi, after which the police authorities revealed that they have encountered two suspected criminals during the shootout, who were claimed...


Two teenagers drown in water supply pond

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

Two teenagers drown in water supply pond MIRPURKHAS:  Two teenagers drowned to death in a water supply ponds located near Umerkot Ring Road on Wednesday. The children, Mehad Qureshi alias Sheri, 14, and Muzamil Shaikh, 15,  drowned when they were catching fish from the pond. Local residents, district administration and municipal staff rushed to the spot and after search of an hour...


Sindh govt. bans entry of 30 scholars in the province

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

Sindh govt. bans entry of 30 scholars in the province KARACHI: Sindh Government Home department has banned entry of  30 provocative speakers/scholars of other provinces in Sindh, ahead of the month of Moharram, an official hand out here on Wednesday said. It said that in exercise of the powers conferred u/s 5(1) (a) and (c) of the Sindh Maintenance of Public Order Ordinance, 1960, the...


Diwali-security City police chief ensures security on Diwali

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

Diwali-security City police chief ensures security on Diwali KARACHI: A delegation of Hindu community elders headed by Ram Nath Maharaj called on Additional Inspector General of Police Karachi Ghulam Qadir Thebo in connection with security measures on the eve of Diwali being celebrated on Thursday. The AIGP Karachi briefed him on security measures including police picketing, patrolling, random checking, intelligence collection etc. to...


Woman among four shot dead in Karachi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st October 2014

Woman among four shot dead in Karachi KARACHI: At least four people including a woman were gunned down in different part of the city on Monday, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, some unknown men abruptly opened fire on some men who were busy hoisting flags and political activities in Frontier Colony of SITE area, due to which three of their...


PTI Chief to address “Diwali Jalsa” in Umerkot on Oct 24

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PTI Chief to address “Diwali Jalsa” in Umerkot on Oct 24 MIRPURKHAS:  Pakistan Tehreek -e-Insaf (PTI) will hold “Diwali Jalsa” on October 24 at Umerkot which  will  be addressed  by Chairman PTI Imran Khan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi and other central and provincial leaders of the party. Member National Assembly of PTI Laal Malhi, talking to media here on Monday, said that a large number of Hindu...


LG polls be held in PKK with consensus of all parties: Zahid

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th October 2014

LG polls be held in PKK with consensus of all parties: Zahid ISLAMABAD: Awami National Party (ANP) spokesman Senator Zahid Khan Sunday said the local government (LG) polls should be held in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa with the consensus of all political parties. Various political parties, including the ANP, had serious reservations on the Local Government Act and might challenge it in the court of law, he said talking...


MQM no more part of Sindh coalition govt: Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th October 2014

MQM no more part of Sindh coalition govt: Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui KARACHI:  Deputy Convenor of Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s Coordination Committee, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Sunday night announced his party’s decision to withdraw the cooperation offered to the Pakistan Peoples Party’s government in Sindh. As per decision made after a long deliberation by the MQM Coordination Committee in London and in Karachi respectively the MQM members...


Rs 20 million armed robbery at Edhi Centre in Mithadar

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th October 2014

Rs 20 million armed robbery at Edhi Centre in Mithadar KARACHI:  Bandits took away Rs 20 million cash, over five kilogram’s gold and other valuables from Edhi Centre in Mithadar locality here on Sunday. Edhi Centre staffer Anwar Kazmi told that more than eight bandits barged into the offices and residence of renowned social worker Maulana Abdul Sattar Edhi in Mithadar and took away cash,...


Rangers guns down gang war accused in Lyari shootout

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th October 2014

Rangers guns down gang war accused in Lyari shootout KARACHI: A gang war accused associated with Uzair Baloch group was gunned down in an alleged encounter with Rangers in Chakiwara area of Lyari, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the accused was identified as Naeem Baloch, who belonged to Uzair Baloch Group. The accused was wanted for more than 7 murder cases, extortion,...


Only Bilalwal can provide true leadership to people

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th October 2014

Only Bilalwal can provide true leadership to people DADU: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said the Pakistan Peoples Party’s Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is the only leader in Pakistan who can provide true leadership to the people. “Bilawal will also create a history like his martyred grandfather Zulfiqar Bhutto and martyred mother Benazir Bhutto,” said the chief minister while addressing...


Driver, Assistant die as Express train hits standing goods train

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th October 2014

Driver, Assistant die as Express train hits standing goods train KARACHI: Lahore bound Business Express train hit a standing goods train in the rear at Ranpathani Railway station some 60 km off here on Tuesday afternoon that resulted in death of Business train’s driver Rafique and his assistant Zakir Hussain Pakistan Railways officials here said. The engine and some bogeys of the Business train also...


Central and Nara jails officials make foolproof strategy for prisons safety

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th October 2014

Central and Nara jails officials make foolproof strategy for prisons safety HYDERABAD:  The officers of  Central Prison Hyderabad and District Jail Nara, Hyderabad with the support of  Rangers and the District Police have prepared a foolproof strategy to combat any untoward situation in the prisons. According to prison sources, after reports of digging of a tunnel in Central Prison Karachi by the inmates, the officers of...


Karachi: Rangers conduct targeted operation, several held

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th October 2014

Karachi: Rangers conduct targeted operation, several held KARACHI: Sindh Rangers detained several accused after launching targeted operation in Patel Para and Lasbela areas of Karachi on Monday night, Aaj News reported. The paramilitary forces closed entrance and exit routes of the areas and conducted search operation. During the action, several suspected people were...


Rangers foil attempt to jailbreak, arrest many suspects

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th October 2014

Rangers foil attempt to jailbreak, arrest many suspects KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) have foiled a plot to help escape some dangerous terrorists from Central Jail Karachi. The Rangers unearthed a tunnel being made in a house in Ghousia Colony adjacent to the jail and busted the terrorist network, said Col.Tahir Mehmood of Rangers (Sindh) while addressing a press conference here on Monday. He...


Sindh govt to launch project to produce 672 MW power from garbage

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th October 2014

Sindh govt to launch project to produce 672 MW power from garbage ISLAMABAD: The Sindh government will launch a project to 672 megawatt (MW) electricity daily from 2,000 tons garbage collected in Karachi. Talking to Radio Pakistan, an official of the Power Department said the feasibility report of the project had been prepared and it would be completed within 30 months. The project is a joint venture...


Explosion at Karachi CNG station injures three

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th October 2014

Explosion at Karachi CNG station injures three KARACHI: At least three people were reported to be injured in an explosion which took place at a CNG station located at Shahra-e-Faisal, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the blast occurred when a CNG compressor tripped and exploded at the CNG station located at Drig Road. The rescue sources revealed that the injured...


CM displeased over police failure to prevent illegal liquor business

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th October 2014

CM displeased over police failure to prevent illegal liquor business KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah taking serious notice of deaths due to consumption of contaminated liquor at Karachi and Hyderabad, has ordered suspension of concerned police and Excise officers. Presiding over a meeting here Thursday, the Chief Minister expressed displeasure over the performance of district and Excise police for their failure in...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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