Grand Anti-Encroachment Drive begins in Hyderabad

Following the directives of Sindh High Court, a grand anti-encroachment drive was launched in Latifabad, Hyderabad on Friday under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner Faraz Ahmed Siddiqui. During the operation carried out in Latifabad Unit-8, encroachments including constructions at footpaths and roads, cabin-like metal shops etc. of over 300 shops in and around cloth-market. The […]

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Transfer of Assets and Funds: Sindh refuses to accept PTDC’s unconstitutional decision

Staff Report Karachi Rejecting the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation’s (PTDC) decision of paying only ten percent of the profit of assets, which were to be devolved under 18th constitutional amendment, Sindh has refused to accept such decision terming it ‘unconstitutional’. “Sindh has been demanding its constitutional rights, as according to 18th amendment, all the PTDC […]

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Setting up family planning desk at private hospitals made mandatory

Karachi Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Murad Ali Shah has said that the current total fertility rate (TFR) of the country is 3.6 and his government was committed to bring it down to 2.8 in 2025 and 2.2 in 2030. This he said on Friday while presiding over the 2nd meeting of Sind Population Taskforce […]

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Public Safety Commission passes resolution against IGP Sindh for not attending meetings

Karachi The Provincial Public Safety and Police Complaints Commission in its third meeting passed a resolution unanimously to express their displeasure on the absence of Inspector General of Police Dr. Kaleem Imam from the second consecutive meeting. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah here at CM […]

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14 polio cases detected in Sindh during 2019

(File Photo) Karachi Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah was informed in a meeting on Friday about the detection of 14 polio cases in the province during 2019. Six of such cases were reported in Karachi alone. Showing his utter displeasure, Murad directed health department to launch the campaign afresh with new strategy and […]

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Stoning to death case: Girl’s mother says they have been implicated in fake case

By Allah Bux Khushik Dadu Ms. Lailan Rind, mother of deceased girl Gull Saman Rind, has appealed Chief Justice of Supreme Court, Chief of Army Staff and Prime Minister to take serious notice of her daughter’s case who died accidently but some elements aired fake news that her daughter was stoned to death on the […]

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Rani Mukerji launches awareness campaign on crimes against women committed by juveniles

Monitoring Desk Mumbai Actress Rani Mukerji is all set to make her debut as a real life news anchor on one of the TV channels to present cases of juvenile crimes. This is a part of the promotional campaign for her upcoming film Mardaani 2, reports IANS. “Mardaani 2 is aimed at raising awareness about […]

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Syrian Kurds: A short political history (1918-2019)

By Hemn Saydi The Kurds had their own de facto autonomy for four centuries within the Ottoman Empire. They also maintained their self-government system for a while after the First World War. The Treaty of Sevres between the Allies and representatives of the Ottoman Sultans in 1920 promised the creation of a sovereign Kurdish state […]

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China to provide jobs to youths of Sindh

(File Photo) Karachi A delegation of Chinese labour ministry held meeting with Provincial Minister for Information, Archives and Labour Saeed Ghani on Wednesday and discussed the matters related to providing jobs to the youths of Sindh in Chinese companies working in Pakistan as well as in China. “Sindh government is glad to know that China […]

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Law soon to protect journalists in Sindh – Nida Khuhro

Karachi Sindh Assembly’s SDG Taskforce on Wednesday formed an especial committee on freedom of expression and safety of journalist as part of national SDGs implementation agenda. During consultation organized by Peace & Justice Network, PCHR and National Parliamentary Taskforce on SDGs at Sindh Assembly, MPA Ms. Nida Khuhro said that provincial government will soon be […]

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