Boy dies; herdman injured near Shikarpur

SHIKARPUR: A minor boy, Atif Ali Kakepotto, died when he fell down from a loader rickshaw near his village Maroon Kakepotta within the jurisdiction of Garhiyaseen police station on Thursday. The incident has created a mourning atmosphere in the village. Separately, a herdman was injured and two buffaloes were killed in a road accident along Labano minor within the jurisdiction of Lakhi police station. According to Read More…

Hyderabad police capture two bandits in encounter

HYDERABAD: Hyderabad police claimed to have arrested two dacoits in injured condition during an encounter and seized arms from their possession on Thursday. The Site police said that they were on patrolling when they had an encounter with a gang of two dacoits riding a bike in Hashmi Colony of the city and after a crossfire for some time, they arrested both in an injured condition, who were identified as Ahmed Raza Read More…

JEST-PST candidates hold demo, demand fixing of 40% passing marks

LARKANA: The candidates, who appeared in the recently held IBA test for the posts of JEST and PST, held a protest demonstration at Jinnah Bagh here on Thursday against Sindh Cabinet decision fixing passing marks of 55% for male candidates, 50% for females and 33% for differently abled persons which is a discrimination. Protesters, including Syed Zafar Shah Sadam Junejo, Arbab Areejo, Jawad Bhayo and Alam Jagirani alRead More…

Woman along with two kids jumps into Nusrat Canal

PADIDAN: A woman, along with her two children, jumped into Nusrat Canal near Padidan on Thursday, however, people present at the scene saved the woman and his one child, but other child could not be found yet. Police said woman Saima Rajpar, along her two sons Umar Farooq, aged 4, and Abu Bakar, 3, jumped into Nusrat Canal near Padidan. The onlookers rushed to the scene and pulled out the woman and his one child AbuRead More…

Woman injured over Karo-Karo rite in Jacobabad

LARKANA: A mother of two children was shot and injured allegedly by her husband over Karo-Kari allegation in Muhammadpur Odho village of Jacobabad district on Thursday. An irate man, Zahid Dasti, shot and injured woman Reba Khatoon in Muhammadpur Odho village of Jacobabad district. The cause behind the incident was stated to be Karo-Kari, a notorious rite of Sindh. The injured was shifted to the Emergency DepartmenRead More…

Five gunned down in Kambar over bike snatching attempt

LARKANA: Five people of Chandio and Brohi communities were gunned down and two were injured in the limits of Drigh Police Station on Monday night in Kambar taluka over an issue of motorcycle snatching which also included a policeman. The dead include Muhammad Alam Brohi, Nadir Brohi, Bhooral Brohi, Mashoque Chandio and Khalid Chandio. The injured included police head constable Imdad Ali Chandio and Naveed Brohi. AcRead More…

JUI-F Larkana to take out March, stage sit-in on 2nd Nov

LARKANA: A meeting of JUI-Fazal, Larkana district, was held here on Wednesday under the chairmanship of its district president, Maulana Nasir Mahmood Soomro, which was also participated by provincial general secretary of the party Maulana Rashid Mahmood Soomro among others. The meeting decided to take out a very big March from Jamia Islamia on 02nd November as per decision of the PDM and stage a massive sit-in at JiRead More…

44 cops punished for failing to maintain peace

LARKANA: The SSP Larkana has awarded different punishments to 44 cops, including 14 SHOs of Larkana district, on Wednesday for their failure to curb crimes and maintain peace and tranquility in their respective jurisdictions. These SHOs include Badah, Market, Sachal, Airport, Veehar, Bakrani, Rashid Wagan, Baqapur, Fatehpur, Hatri Ghulam Shah, Garello, Kanga, University Road and Darri police stations. Their names inRead More…

NATO’s senior official calls on COAS Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Stefano Pontecorvo, Senior Civil Representative NATO, called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), at GHQ, today. During the meeting, matters related to mutual interest, peace and stability in the region and Afghanistan situation were discussed. COAS said that there is a need for global convergence on Afghanistan to avoid humanitarian crisis. The visiting dignitary appreciated PakistRead More…

Two criminals arrested in injured condition after encounter: Larkana police

LARKANA: Market and Waleed Police Station authorities arrested two accused in injured condition in their respective jurisdictions after brief encounters namely Arslan son of Ghulam Umar Jatoi and Waheed alias Koral son of Muhammad Hassan Khoso and recovered weapons from their possession, police said Wednesday. They were alleged to be involved in criminal cases and activities in Larkana and elsewhere. According to poRead More…