14 more Covid patients die in Sindh

KARACHI:Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the coronavirus situation in the province was worsening with increasing current detection rate which had reached to 6.4 percent when 11,146 tests were conducted and 14 more patients lost their lives.   “We all have to bring change to our lifestyle by making SOPs as part of our day to day life; otherwise, the government will have no option butRead More…

500,000 pneumonia cases in Sindh recorded this year

KARACHI:Provincial Health Department has registered more than 500,000 pneumonia cases in Sindh province since 1st January to 31 October 2020, PPI learnt Saturday.   As per statistics issued by District Health Information System, upto 500,000 pneumonia cases had been reported in Sindh province till date out of them 300 died so far.   The number of pneumonia cases are on the rise in the province aRead More…

Youth’s nose cut over Karo-Kari charge

GHOTKI:The nose of a youth was cut over the notorious tradition of Karo-Kari in Khanbhra locality near Ghotki on Saturday.   According to local police, accused persons held youth Ali Khoso and cut his nose with a sharp edge devise after leveling the charge of Karo-Kari against him.   The people present on the occasion captured two accused Arsalan and Ahmed Khoso and handed them over to the policRead More…

Tahir and Zeeshan take five-fers in National U19 Three-Day

KARACHI:Southern Punjab’s Tahir Hussain and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Zeeshan Ahmed took five wickets each in the third round matches of the National U19 Three-Day on Saturday.   Resuming their first innings on 78 for two in 18 overs at Country Club in Muridke, Sindh were bowled out for 207 in 49.3 overs. Adeel Meo top-scored with a 52-ball 53, hitting seven fours and a six. Saim Ayub was other notable run-Read More…

Girl gang-raped near Jati

SUJAWAL:A girl was gang-raped in Deh Phuli area near Jati on Saturday.   According to the victim family, the girl was kidnapped, gang-raped and then abandoned in unconscious condition by the accused at an isolated place.   She was shifted to a Sujawal hospital for medico-legal formalities. The police have arrested suspect Wikio Jat and started a probe into the incident. The incident has shocked Read More…

(Dist): Elderly man commits suicide near Hyderabad

HYDERABAD:An elderly man committed suicide at a locality near Hyderabad on Saturday.   The 65-year-old victim, identified as Abdul Hakeem Brohi, reportedly committed suicide at his house near Hyderabad. The cause behind the suicide could not be ascertained yet.   The body was shifted to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handed over to the heirs. The police have started a prRead More…

Buzdar condemns Indian shelling

LAHORE:Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has strongly condemned the incidents of unprovoked firing and shelling by the Indian army on the civilians on Line of Control (LoC).   In a statement on Saturday, Buzdar expressed a deep sense of sorrow and grief over the martyrdom of four citizens and Jawan and extended heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family members and prayed for the early recovery Read More…

Buzdar pays surprise visit to Multan city

LAHORE:Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on his way back from Turbat paid a surprise visit to Multan City without any protocol on private car.   According to a handout issued on Saturday, Buzdar began the visit with Nishtar Hospital Multan. Administration and police officials were unaware about CM’s surprise visit. Usman Buzdar reviewed the cleanliness situation of Multan and other civic amenitieRead More…

Zardari announces engagement of Bakhtawar

KARACHI:President Asif Ali Zardari has announced the engagement of his elder daughter Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari with Mahmood Chaudhary on November 27, 2020.   Credible sources told PPI on Saturday as saying: “President Asif Ali Zardari is pleased to announce, with the grace of God, the engagement of his and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto’s daughter Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari with Mahmood Chaudhry on NovemberRead More…

(National): Punjab CM congrats Hindus on Dewali

LAHORE:Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has congratulated the Hindu community of Pakistan on the occasion of Dewali and said participating in the festivals of other communities is the culture and tradition of Punjab.   He said that Hindus and other minorities enjoy equal rights in Punjab. He further maintained that equal opportunities for education were being provided to minorities in the provinceRead More…