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KARACHI: The legal fraternity on Monday expressed concern over the recent developments in the judiciary regarding taking up years long pending issue of the appointment of Justice Qazi Faez Isa and non-recommendation of senior judges of the Sindh High Court for elevation to the Supreme Court and ...
SUKKUR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Apr, 2018 ):A group of Sindh Assembly members belonging to different political parties Tuesday pledged to work together to improve the functioning of local government councils and to fight against malnutrition in the Sindh province. Addressing a joint press ...

Rejecting the Ithe RSA's claim that Sindh had only faced a 34 per cent shortage of water during the Kharif season, Senator Palijo argued that even today, the low-lying districts of the province like Thatta, Badin, Sujawal and other certain parts of districts were witness of no water even for drinking purpose.
KARACHI: Sindh's sales tax collection in March recorded a growth of over 44 per cent at Rs9.29 billion compared to Rs6.69bn during the corresponding month of last year. The figure for the first nine months of 2017-18 stood at Rs63.93bn as against Rs53.34bn recorded during same period of 2016-17, ...
It has observed that media is frequently using the word “Karachi & Sindh”. However, that is creating misunderstanding between the people of Sindh (people of Karachi & people of rest of Sindh. Unfortunately, this practice is continued after dissolution of One Unit and declaration of Karachi as capital of Sindh ...
The Sindh government has announced a public holiday across the province on Wednesday, April 4, on account of the 39th death anniversary of Pakistan Peoples Party founder and former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. According to a notification issued by the provincial government, all offices, ...

KARACHI: The government of Japan will provide a grant of $1.1 million to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) for supporting Non-Formal Education (NFE) initiative to provide quality alternative education to out-of-school children and adolescents in Sindh. The NFEs centres will be established to ...
LAHORE - PTI Chairman Imran Khan Sunday said his party would make an anti-PPP alliance in Sindh ahead of the coming elections. Addressing party gatherings in various parts of the city, Khan said his party would field strong candidates in the next general elections. He also declared that PTI would ...
KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan has said that it has established 2,585 display centres across the province of Sindh to provide final opportunity to its residents to include, delete, or rectify their names in the electoral rolls for general elections-2018. A press release issued by the office of ...
KARACHI: The Sindh's Anti-Corruption and Enquiries Department (ACED) has unveiled a mega corruption scandal of Rs17 billion in the Schools Education Department (SED) in all districts of the province out of which Rs679.583 million in just one district – Shaheed Benazirabad (formerly Nawabshah), the ...
KARACHI: Sindh Health Secretary Dr. Fazlullah Pechuho has asked the federal government to pay the billions of rupees the Sindh government is spending annually to run three major hospitals in Karachi, including the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Jinnah Postgraduate Medical ...
THATTA: Several hundred children with symptoms of measles have been taken to government and private health facilities in Thatta, Sujawal and other districts as the entire Sindh has been in the grip of sizzling weather conditions over the past week. Facts and figures collected by this reporter from Thatta ...
KARACHI: Sindh government on Monday announced to open a well-equipped “Resource cum Support Centre” for children suffering from autism which will be made functional in Karachi in May this year. The statement came at the occasion of a seminar to commemorate World Autism Day 2018 organised ...
Islamabad - Balochistan has demanded Rs130 billion from Sindh as a compensation on the account of utilization of its allocated share of water since 1991. The province has further demanded an additional discharge of 180 cusecs water downstream Garang regulator to compensate for seven unauthorized ...
SANGHAR: Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has said that Sindh is being deprived of its due share of water, even according to the 1991 Water Accord, although it has reservations against the accord. Speaking at a public meeting after inaugurating a water supply scheme undertaken ...
KARACHI: The Supreme Court Karachi Registry gave a deadline of one week to Sindh government and education department to resolve the matter pertaining to footpath school in Clifton area of the metropolis. The apex court ordered that the matter should be resolved within a week and a detailed report ...
KARACHI: The Sindh government has issued a notification declaring April 4 as a public holiday across the province to mark the death anniversary of ... “The government of Sindh has been pleased to declare April 4, 2018 as Public Holiday throughout the province of Sindh on the occassion of the 39th ...

“The government of Sindh is pleased to re-designate or rename the Women Police Stations as Women and Children Police Stations with a strength shown against each in terms of clause(s) of sub section (I) of Section (4) of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1898, with immediate effect,” read a notification ...
HYDERABAD: Nawaz Sharif's stance over the judgment that disqualified him from the prime minister's post is gaining popularity even in Sindh. This was stated by Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed during a press conference on Thursday at the residence of Qaumi ...
Residents and volunteers search for victims in the debris of a collapsed warehouse in Rohri district of Sindh province. Text Size: A A A. AFP/Karachi. Eleven people were killed and nine injured when the roof of a warehouse collapsed onto workers in southern Pakistan on Wednesday, officials said.
KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed Sindh Chief Secretary, anti-corruption chairman, Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP), Advocate General, government of Sindh to protect the members of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General (DG) Basheer Ahmed Memon's family from any ...
The Sindh government on Thursday issued a notification declaring April 4 as a public holiday province-wide to mark the death anniversary of Zulfiqar Ali ... “The government of Sindh has been pleased to declare April 4, 2018 as Public Holiday throughout the province of Sindh on the occassion of the 39th ...
KARACHI: Ministers belonging to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have asked the provincial government of Balochistan to withdraw its claim of Kute Ji Qabar, a peak located in the Kirthar mountain range, according to reports. The ministers noted that the peak historically belongs to the people of Sindh, ...
Sindh Cabinet which met at New Secretariat under the chairmanship of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has approved amendment in the West Pakistan Highways Ordinance (WPHO) to the extent to provide for construction of any permanent or temporary structure within 50 meters from the middle ...
KARACHI: The Sindh government has declared April 4 as a public holiday throughout the province of Sindh, on the account of 39th martyrdom anniversary of former prime minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. According to a statement issued here on Thursday, the holiday is declared for all offices, autonomous, ...
The government of Sindh in Pakistan has prepared a framework to address the potential environmental, resettlement, and social impacts associated with its major solar initiative, for which it is seeking World Bank funding. The Sindh Solar Energy Program (SSEP), a pioneering scheme in Pakistan, aims to ...
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 05th Mar, 2018 ):Iftikhar Ali Shallwani, an officer of Pakistan Administrative Service (BS-21), has relinquished the charge of the post of Secretary, Sindh Law and Parliamentary Affairs, with immediate effect. The Services, General Administration and Coordination ...
KARACHI - The Sindh Assembly Monday once again took up the issue of water shortage in the province when Pakistan Muslim League-Functional lawmaker Saeed Khan Nizamani raised the issue on point of order in the house. The assembly session began an hour late from the scheduled timing.
According to Express News, the polling began for PS-7, the seat of Sardar Ahmed Patafi, which was left vacant after his death. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Member of Provincial Assembly's (MPA) seat is being contested by a PPP candidate, an independent candidate and one from the Muslim ...
KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan has almost completed the delineation of electoral constituencies for the national and provincial assemblies in Sindh. A formal announcement in this regard is expected to be made today (Monday). The new delimitation, however, has not changed the total ...
The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday barred private schools in the province from slapping on late fee surcharges and additional fees onto existing school fees. The court issued the ruling on a petition against a government notification on a five to 10 per cent hike in private school fees in the province.
KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday issued a ruling on private schools in the province from imposing late fee surcharges and additional fees in addition to the regular tuition fee. Private schools recently increased their fees from five to ten per cent. This petition was filed in December 2017 by ...
HYDERABAD: Expressing love for the land, speaking against oppression and raising a voice for their rights are the most well known characteristics of the poets of Sindh. The session, 'Poetry of the Troubled Land' at the Lahooti Melo 2018 held on Sunday at the Hyderabad Club, discussed in detail the ...
The Leaders of the House, Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Ahmed, former Sindh chief minister Arbab Ghulam Rahim, senior parliamentarian of PPP Makhdoom Jamil-uz-Zaman, Provincial President PPP and MPA Nisar Ahmed Khuhro cast their votes.
KARACHI: PSP chief Syed Mustafa Kamal said on Friday that the next chief minister of Sindh would be from his party. Kamal claimed that his party would win 20 MNA and 42 MPA seats from Sindh in the next election. “PSP will clean sweep the next election,” he said. “The next chief minister of Sindh will be ...
KARACHI: Amid the bustle of lawmakers outside and inside Sindh Assembly due to Senate elections, people with disabilities once again protested for the increase in job quotas reserved for them. During the protest, two people fell unconscious while others engaged in a confrontation with police deployed ...
KARACHI - Provincial Minister for Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla said that Sindh Excise Department will establish Taxation Court in order to trial tax defaulters. This he said while presiding over a meeting at his office on Thursday. He asked the director taxes to hire a suitable ...
The Sindh Assembly on Wednesday passed 'the Sindh Sales Tax on Services (Amendment) Bill 2018 with a majority vote to entangle landlords in tax net, as the opposition termed the legislation 'biased'. The bill has been fashioned in a way to target only urban centers of Sindh, including Karachi. Now, the ...
Sindh Education and Literacy Minister Jam Mahtab Hussain officially launched the Sindh Non-Formal Education Policy (NFE) on Wednesday. The NFE was earlier approved by Sindh Cabinet on October 5, 2017. School Education and Literacy Department (SELD) Secretary Iqbal Durrani, USAID Deputy ...
KARACHI: Sindh government has yet to make any headway in a request for funds and machinery submitted by Karachi three civic entities. On February 23, the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and the Karachi Development Authority had written to the Local Government Department (LGD) seeking funds to ...
He observed this while heading a three-member Supreme Court bench comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ehsan, which was hearing an appeal of the Sindh government against a Sindh High Court (SHC) verdict restricting the provincial government from replacing Inspector General ...
KARACHI: The Sindh Excise department will establish a taxation court to hold trials of tax defaulters. This was stated by Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control Provincial Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla while presiding over a meeting here at his office on Thursday. Excise Secretary Abdul Haleem Shaikh, ...
The Sindh government has announced a holiday for all of its Hindu employees today on the occasion of the Holi festival. The chief secretary announced the holiday for the community in a notification issued on Thursday. As per the notification, Hindu employees in all offices of the Sindh government as well ...
Sindh has been facing various problems including poverty, unemployment, corruption and terrorism. The weak and unstable economy of Sindh province requires active participation of educated people in the development. Women make more than half of the total population in Sindh and accessibility of ...
HYDERABAD: Hindu community of Hyderabad is celebrating the religious and colourful festival of Holi for two days with religious and traditional fervour. To celebrate the festival, a special prayer and Holi procession are being held in temples across the province. Talking to APP on Wednesday, a member of ...
The Sindh Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution condemning the Indus River System Authority (IRSA) for “illegally opening” two canals in Punjab despite protest from Sindh, depriving the province of its due share of water. MPA Nand Kumar Goklani of the Pakistan Muslim ...
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Feb, 2018 ):The new building of the Government High School, Numaish Colony Sukkur, was formally handed over to the Sindh Rural Support Organisation (SRSO) on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, Naimatullah Shaikh, Senior Manager of Social ...
HYDERABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Feb, 2018 ):The Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) has cancelled licenses of 2 builders and advised the public against investing in their projects. According to a press statement issued here on Wednesday, the SBCA took the action after ...
KARACHI: Sindh Inspector General (IG) AD Khowaja has written to his Punjab counterpart seeking details of the two persons who were killed along with Naqeebullah Mehsud in a fake encounter in the city. The details of the arrest of two persons, Mohammad Ishaq and Mohammad Sabir, who were arrested ...
KARACHI: Sindh government on Wednesday announced the ban on selling of Chinese salt called 'Ajinomoto' due to its hazardous effects on human health. In this regard, Sindh Home Ministry issued a formal notification. Earlier, Punjab Food Authority (PFA) also banned Ajinomoto. According to the ...


 

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