Punjab CM shocked over death of four army jawans

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Sunday expressed a deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of four army jawans in a road accident of a vehicle allocated for election duty in Azad Kashmir. The CM expressed heartfelt sympathies and condolences with the heirs of martyrs and prayed for the early recovery of the injured persons. Buzdar said that he equally shares the grief of family membersRead More…

CM says LG polls ahead of general elections

SEWHAN: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Sunday said that local bodies elections in Sindh would be held on the basis of political parties ahead of the general elections. Talking to media at Ali Hassan Shahani village, he said: “There are objections to the census the evidence of which is presented in the CCI.” Shah added that the Sindh government had written a letter seeking constitutional right to conRead More…

COVID claims 19 more lives in Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said Sunday that as many as 19 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight in Sindh, lifting the death toll to 5,833 and 2,343 new cases emerged when 18,122 tests were conducted. This he stated, he added that 19 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 5,833 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Shah said that 18,122 samples were teRead More…

Increased rents putting additional burden on masses

ISLAMABAD: Former President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Dr Shahid Rasheed Butt said in a statement on Sunday that continued hike in the price of construction material had not only damaged government and private projects but also increased house rents. “The construction of houses has become costly, therefore, investors are seeking more rent which is contributing to inflation. The cost of Read More…

Teenage boy commits suicide near Larkana

LARKANA: A teenage boy committed suicide in Badeh town of Larkana district on Sunday. After being dejected over a domestic issue, Naeem Ali Mangi, 17, took a poisonous substance in Dargah Mohalla of Badeh town. As a result, his health deteriorated. He was brought to Chandka Medical College Hospital Larkana where doctors pronounced him dead. A mourning atmosphere was prevalent at the victim’s Mohalla in the toRead More…

Qamar sees PPP’s victory in Azad Kashmir polls

KARACHI: Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar, Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Sindh, visited the polling stations set up in connection with the general elections in Azad Kashmir in Tando Allahyar district and reviewed arrangements made for the voters there. He was accompanied by Member National Assembly Zulfiqar Sattar Bachani, former Provincial Minister anRead More…

Marri sees rigging in Kashmir polls

KARACHI: Central Information Secretary Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians and the Member of the National Assembly Shazia Atta Marri has said that it is learnt that the federal ministers of rulling party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf were present in the different polling stations during Kashmir polls and they were being harassing the voters, which was highly a condemnedable act of this incompetent and incapable goveRead More…

Bike lifter overpowered; man bitten by snake dies

Naushehro Feroze: Villagers overpowered a bike lifter within the limits of Kandiaro police station near Naushehro Feroze on Sunday. According to police, robbers were snatching a bike from Humer Baladi when villagers rushed to the scene and captured a robber identified as Ajeeb Baladi near village Lundo Mori in district Naushehro Feroz. However, his two accomplices managed to flee. The arrested robber was taken iRead More…

Minister sees political orphans meeting in Khangrah

KASHMORE: Jam Ikramullah Dharejo, Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce, Cooperative Department and Anti-Corruption, Sindh, while giving his reaction over ‘Minus PPP Ittehad meeting’ in Khangarh, said Sunday that majority of the people gathered at the meeting were people of the political orphans rejected by the party. In the coming local body elections, the PPP will emerge with the people’s power as itRead More…

Man gunned down over notorious rite of Karo-Kari

SHIKARPUR: A youngster was shot dead over notorious rite of Karo-Kari in village Habib Jatoi within the jurisdiction of Rustam police station on Sunday. According to reports reaching here, Arbelo Atrani Jatoi suspected that his wife Shamshad alias Arbeli had illicit relations with his cousin Ghulam Rasool Atrani Jatoi following which Arbelo shot dead his cousin Ghulam Rasool Atrani Jatoi with a double barrel gunRead More…