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Day: January 8, 2023

Glowing tribute paid to noted journalist Anwar Pirzado on his death anniversary

Metropolitan Cities
KARACHI: A glowing tribute was paid to renowned journalist and intectual of Sindh, Anwar Pirzado, on his 16th death anniversary observed at Karachi Press Club, where senior journalists and intellectuals applauded his services in the field of journalism and said that his thought-provoking write-ups in the newspapers, including English and Sindhi, were widely hailed. Addressing the ceremony, Zaid Pirzado said that Anwar Pirzado’s journalism was an innovative and thought-provoking and such journalism is not available in this era. "The anniversaries of great men are observed to learn lessons from them, understand their ideas and extend their thoughts," he added. Sultana Waqasi said that Anwar Pirzado understood women as human beings and that was why he always accorded them importance of ...

Shortage of flour in Sukkur, robbers loot 25 bags from public stalls

SUKKUR: After intensified a flour crisis in Sukkur, dacoits looted more than two dozen flour bags from the government stalls established to sell flour at low prices in the city. According to a report on Sunday, the shortage of flour has increased in Sukkur city and it is even not available at high rates at the shops. The robbers attacked cheap price flour stalls and looted Rs45,000 in cash and 25 flour bags of 20-kilogram. District Food Controller (DFC) Sukkur Vishan Das told the media that three robbers looted the cash from a flour stall installed near the public school at gunpoint two days ago and yesterday at least eight robbers attacked a stall and snatched many bags from the staff. He said that some employees of a private flour mill company were stationed at the temporary flo...