Fresh Locust Attack From Iran Expected Next Month

Locust swarms will enter in Sindh by May 15, Plant protection Department warns Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah orders procurement of pesticides; meeting decides formation of 57 teams to conduct aerial and manual spray of pesticides across the province Karachi: The officials of Federal Government’s Plant Protection Department (PPD) have warned that the locust swarms are […]

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Tableeghis carry coronavirus to Tharparkar

Four of the 191 members of Tableeghi Jamaat members tested positive; lab test of 71 more Tableeghis yet to be conducted The four Tableeghis include a Chinese and three from other provinces; in all 262 Tableeghis from other provinces were staying at mosques in 26 villages By GR Junejo Mithi: The Tableeghis have carried coronavirus […]

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Industrialists support lockdown in Sindh

In a meeting with Industries Minister and Chief Secretary, the industrialists agreed to strictly abide by the SOPs Govt. will conduct inspection before allowing opening of industries to ensure safety of workers Karachi: A representative delegation of industrialists called on provincial minister Jam Ikramullah Dharejo and Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah on Wednesday at […]

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Lockdown in Sindh would be eased out after April 14 – Murad

Chief Minister listens to issues and suggestions of industrialists and small traders Small traders demand payments of salaries to their employees for the lockdown period Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in his meeting with leading industrialists and exporters here on Saturday at CM House said that he would discuss with his cabinet […]

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COVID-19: Govt.-Opposition Polarization Creates Panic Among Public

PM IK’s leaving parliamentary leaders’ meeting without hearing opposition’s opinions and concerns led to an atmosphere of political animosity – FAFEN Islamabad: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has said that political discord at this time delays action and may jeopardize the efforts of health workers, public servants, and civil society to control COVID-19 and […]

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10 Million Daily-Wagers Affected By Lockdown in Sindh

Sindh govt. develops URL to register welfare organizations for ration distribution   Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has established a Sindh Relief Initiative Application with a URL address under which social welfare organizations interested in working with his government would have to get them registered so that ration could be distributed among […]

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Murad orders closure of shops at 5 pm from Saturday

COVID-19 spreading trend in Karachi is alarming as of 168 cases 102 were caused by local transmission Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the local transmission of coronavirus cases has become 10 percent of the total tested cases, which is a dangerous trend and therefore needs to be contained it […]

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COVID-19: Scores of prisoners expected to be released from Sindh jails

Currently around 16000 inmates are lodged in province’s jails CM Murad orders preparation of lists of prisoners including women, juvenile, sick, under-trial etc. Sindh government will pay the amounts of fine for those languishing in jail who have completed the term but have no money Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has assigned […]

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Lockdown Tightened in Sindh: Night-long closure of shops ordered

All shops including groceries will remain shut from 8 p.m to 8 a.m; hospitals, medical stores and doctors exempted CM Murad also orders closure of big industries and opening of only selected bank branches Karachi: Lockdown: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Tuesday that the lockdown needed to be made stricter. “People […]

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Bid to smuggle thousands of wheat bags from Sindh to Punjab foiled

Twenty trailers loaded with wheat bags seized at border near Ubauro during night long operation Wheat was being transported from Hyderabad, Sakrand and Nawabshah to Multan; Ghotki administrations timely action on a tip off By Nazir Malik Ubauro: The district administration of Ghotki has foiled a bid to smuggle out wheat from Sindh to Punjab […]

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