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A bill calling for heavy fines and punishments for theft of potable water will soon be introduced in the Sindh Assembly, according to provincial local government and information minister, Sharjeel Inam Memon.
Speaking at a meeting ...
 
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M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
In a move that would make motorcycles costly, city police chief Ghulam Qadir Thebo has suggested that new motorcycles without a tracking device should not be registered in the city.
Citing the theft and snatching of around 22,474 ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
If the Sindh government led by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) wants to build a consensus for the passage of the annual budget next month in the Sindh Assembly, it should begin taking the opposition parties into confidence about matters ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Shuhada Committee on Thursday accused the Sindh chief minister and the government of not fulfilling the promises made to heirs of the martyrs of the Shikarpur blast.
Addressing the press conference at Karachi press club on ...
 
 

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The Sindh Assembly’s recently formed minority caucus has been actively engaged in modifying the Hindu Marriage Act to afford protection to couples against any exploitation, according to Sindh Assembly Deputy Speaker Shehla Raza.
The ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
The Sindh High Court directed the chief secretary on Thursday to submit a report explaining what action the chief minister had taken against police officials responsible for the May 23 siege during a police operation outside the high ...
 
 

Karachi
The Sindh Assembly’s 19th session that started on April 6 and ended on May 21 passed a total of 20 bills. 18 resolutions were also adopted by the MPAs.
This was observed in a report of the Sindh Assembly proceedings conducted by the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The 72-inch water pipeline from Dhabeji pumping station burst on Thursday morning resulting in shortage of 50 mgd supply to Karachi and making the already acute water crisis worse.
According to Karachi Water and Sewerage Board, the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The world’s largest single environmental health risk is air pollution and the broad impact of the air pollution is not only on human health, but also on agriculture and climate and contributes significantly to global warming.
Lungs ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The University of Karachi’s Board of Advance Studies and Research (BASR) has awarded 19 PhD and four MPhil degrees in various disciplines, announced KU Registrar Professor Dr Mozzam Ali Khan.
The MPhil degrees were awarded to Suneeta ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The K-Electric signed an accord with the I Am Karachi youth peace campaign on Tuesday to enhance public awareness and bring the civil society together through social and cultural activities.
A signing ceremony was held at the KE House ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Thursday awarded 21 years’ imprisonment to two men for possession of illegal weapons and explosive materials.
Shahbaz Khan alias Abdul Khaliq and Gul Badeen were arrested on June 26 last year from ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Several important documents pertaining to the hospital’s management, as well as patients’ records, were burnt to ashes as the record room of the Civil Hospital’s Surgical Ward caught fire, allegedly due to a short-circuit, on ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Radiation Safety Committee (RSC), Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ziauddin University Hospital (ZUH), organised a symposium titled “Radiation and Health Imaging: Hazards to Healthcare Workers” to spread knowledge about hazards and ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The city employees of National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) staged a demonstration here at the press club on Thursday to press their demand for regularisation of their services.
The protest was continuation of a hunger ...
 
 

Karachi
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Thursday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for an investigating officer (IO) Inspector Ismail Lashari over his extended absence in an explosive materials case.
The court directed the police higher ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Law enforcement agencies, along with teams of K-Electric, raided different areas on Thursday and removed around 6,700 illegal connections.
The areas raided included North Nazimabad, North Karachi, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, FB Area, Shah ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
Karachi
The Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q), whitewashed in Sindh in the May 2013 general election, has geared up its political activities and is on the brink of forging an alliance with the Majlis Wahdat-e- Muslimeen (MWM) and Sunni ...
 
 
Anil Datta
Karachi
Among the main reasons for the Arab Spring of 2011 were the aging leadership and the negative effects of privatisation. It was a popular uprising against the status quo and the utter lack of democracy and dictatorship, a common feature ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The staff of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) boycotted work in the largest healthcare facilities of the province on Thursday against non-payment of their health ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Three people were killed while two others were injured in separate incidents on Thursday.
An unidentified boy, appearing to be 17 years old, was killed while Muhammad Iqbal, 68, and Jalal, 15, were injured when their motorcycles ...