Mehran Express resumes service

KARACHI:Pakistan Railways resumed the Hyderabad-Mirpurkhas destined Mehran Express from City Railway station Karachi Sunday afternoon.   Sabir Qaimkhani, a federal lawmaker from NA-226 Hyderabad-II, saw off the passengers of this much-desired public facility. During the annual DS Special inspection of Hyderabad-Mirpurkhas section exactly two months back on October 20, the local citizens encircled the DivisRead More…

(CITY): Students demand opening of educational institutions in Sindh

LARKANA:Students of various educational institutions of Larkana held a large protest demonstration at Jinnah Bagh of the city on Sunday against closure of schools, colleges and universities across Sindh province on the pretext of COVID-19 pandemic.   They were holding placards and shouting slogans against the provincial government which, according to them, was depriving them of their right to education on Read More…

Centre accused of creating gas shortage in Sindh

KARACHI:Barrister Murtaza Wahab, Spokesperson of Sindh Governments and Advisor to the Sindh Chief Minister on Law, Environment and Coastal Development, said in a statement on Sunday that various areas across Sindh were being deprived of gas supplies amid severe cold.   He said that PTI should not sacrifice its biased policies to the people of Sindh. “The zealous people of Sindh are being punished for rejecRead More…

Minister follows zero-tolerance against illegal hydrants

KARACHI:Sindh Information and Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has been strictly following the policy of zero-tolerance against the menace of illegal hydrants in Karachi.   The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) has been conducting an stern operation against the illegal hydrants in the city on the directives of the Sindh Local Government Minister, according to a statement issued on SuRead More…

MAJU decides to launch new degree programs

KARACHI:Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Karachi will launch new bachelors and masters degree programs of Biomedical Engineering, Information Security, Cyber Security, Islamic Finance and Banking and Entrepreneurship next year, according to a varsity statement issued on Sunday.   Online education will also be continued in the future besides conducting physical classes, it was decided at Academic CounRead More…

COVID-19 in Sindh claims 14 more lives, infects 737 others

KARACHI:Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that 14 more patients died overnight in Sindh, lifting the death toll to 3,333 and 737 new cases emerged when 9,322 samples were tested raising the tally to 204,840.   In a statement issued from CM House on Sunday, he said that 14 more patients died overnight lifting the death toll to 3,333 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.   Shah Read More…

Fisherfolk opposes commercial activities on Charna Island

KARACHI:Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum, showing concern over commercial activities around Charna Island, has said that such activities that would endanger precious marine life were against the national and international laws.   Whales, dolphin, turtles and other marine life was available in abundant near Charna Island, so they should be saved by terming it marine protected area (MPA), demanded PFF Chairman MuhaRead More…

Public transport projects being delaying in Karachi

KARACHI:A deliberate delay in crucial public transport projects of megacity Karachi shows a clear animosity of ruling quarters to Karachi and Karachiites.   Crucial projects of Green Line rapid bus transit, revival of Karachi Circular Railway and purchase of new buses for the megacity are being deliberately delayed by rulers, who do not want to see Karachi as a self-sufficient megacity in commuting sector,Read More…

PEC destroys future of 63 DCET engineers: action committee

KARACHI:Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) has destroyed the future of 63 graduated engineers of Dawood College of Engineering and Technology (DCET) while neither the federal nor provincial governments are ready to redress their issue.   “The affected students have completed their courses and awarded the degrees but the PEC neither enrolled them and nor issued recognition certificates to them while HEC or Read More…

Father, son among three killed over matrimonial dispute

PADIDAN:Three people, including the father and his son, were killed and one other injured over a matrimonial dispute between two groups of Kalhora community near Bhirya City on Sunday.   According to rescue sources, two groups of Kalhora community developed a dispute in village Hamber Wah near Bhirya City in district Khairpur and in the firing, an army youth Abdul Jabbar Kalhoro was killed on the spot whilRead More…