Saturday, February 4

Day: October 30, 2022

Call to conduct inquiry into relief goods given to PDMA

QUETTA: Chairman, “Haq Do Tehreek Quetta” Bashir Khan Boxer, Senior Deputy Chairman, Hafiz Rehmatullah Khan Nurzai and Central Organizer, Gran Bacha have demanded of the authorities to conduct inquiry into the relief goods provided to the PDMA for distribution amongst the rain and flood affected families of Quetta. In a statement issued here on Sunday, they said that recent rains wreaked havoc in different areas of Pushtunabad, including Bund Mitha Chowk, Nurzai Colony, Muhammad Khair Road, Akhtar Muhammad Jamia Masjid area near Moulana Niaz Muhammad Durrani madrassa, Quetta, but the authorities of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Balochistan have not provided any kind of relief goods to the rain and flood affected families of these mentioned areas. He said that relie...

Black flags will be hoisted on Nov 2 against Arshad Sharif’s murder

KARACHI: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has denoted the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists to Arshad Sharif. The international day to highlight crimes against journalists annually observed on November 02. Arshad Sharif, a renowned journalist, was shot dead in Kenya by the local police on last Sunday night along the Nairobi-Magadi highway. The official police statement later expressing “regrets on the unfortunate incident” said that an investigation was underway. PFUJ in a statement said that black flags will be hoisted on press clubs across Pakistan against the tragic incident that claimed the life of the distinguished media person. “All reporters and anchorpersons of all television channels will tie black armbands while performing their pr...

Hindu Panchyat calls for stopping forced conversion of minors

LARKANA: District Hindu Panchayat, Larkana and Qamber-Shahdadkot has expressed great concern in the meeting held here on Sunday and demanded of the government to stop the forced conversion of minors, constitution of Pakistan and human rights should be respected to end unrest among the local Hindu community. The meeting was held at Dharamshalla under the chairmanship of Seth Santosh Kumar Panjani, in which Mukhis of all the talukas of the two districts participated and elected a new body for the next Panchayat. According to the release, for District Hindu Panchayat Larkana and Qamber Shahdadkot, President Seth Santosh Kumar Panjani, Senior Vice President Lekraj Moto Mill, Vice President Mahraj Ramesh Lal, General Secretary Lok Chand, Joint Secretary Prof. Shaman Lal Kattiyar, Counselo...

Pishin levies captures two suspects, recovers stolen car

PISHIN:Pishin levies claimed to have recovered a stolen vehicle in an operation conducted in Saranan area of district Pishin in Balochistan province on Sunday. Two alleged accused were also arrested during the operation. In compliance with the directives of Deputy Commissioner, Pishin, Dr. Yasir Khan Bazai, staff of Levies Station, Saranan led by Shams-ud-Din, Incharge, Levies Station, Saranan recovered a Pick-up vehicle, which had been stolen from Quetta, in an operation conducted in Saranan area of district Pishin. Two alleged accused namely Saddam Badizai son Mirza Khan Badizai, resident of Spina Teeza and Musa Badizai son of Abdul Bari Badizai, resident of Spina Teeza, were also arrested during the operation. Stolen vehicle and alleged accused were later handed over to Station Ho...

Larkana chamber demands sugarcane rate at Rs300 per 40kg

LARKANA: If the Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) people persist in their stubbornness and the sugar mills do not operate till 15th November and do not pay the appropriate rate, then the farmers too will be left with no alternative but to stop cultivating sugarcane and turn to other crops. This was stated by Sirajul Oliya Rashdi, President, Larkana Chamber of Agriculture (LCA), while talking to the participants who held a meeting here on Sunday to discuss crop cultivation in Sindh. Rashdi said that sugarcane is the only crop in which farmers have to work for 12 to 14 hours a day to earn livelihood, bring labour during its cutting season and leave it at the sugar mill to earn money for supporting his poverty-stricken families. He said God forbid, if fire occurs or the tractor tr...

Rs250 million allocated for Gwadar city: MPA Kalmati

GWADAR: MPA Mir Hamal Kalmati, has said that government had attached top priority to the development of Gwadar. In a statement issued here on Sunday, he said that several development projects reflected in the current PSDP were being executed across district Gwadar, including Gwadar city, adding that handsome amount of funds had been earmarked in the PSDP for the current fiscal year for construction of black top roads in all the Tehsils, Union Councils and streets of Gwadar. He added that Rs250 million for Gwadar city, Rs130 million for Pasni city, Rs80 million for Jewani, Rs80 million for Ormara, Rs50 million for Peshkan, Rs50 million for Sirbund and Rs50 million for construction of blacktop had been reflected in the PSDP for the current financial year, including Rs13 million constru...