Five agents arrested from Ehsas Program Centre

LARKANA:Five people were arrested by Ali Gohar Abad police station on receipt of complaints that deductions are made at DC High School Centre established by the benefit of poverty-ridden women of Ehsas Program beneficiaries here Wednesday. Each poverty-stricken woman is being given Rs12000 but due to delay in payments they are forced to obtain the amount in this massive price hike era through agents who demand handsRead More…

Robber arrested; Villager injured in robbery bid

LARKANA:A villager was shot and injured by robbers on Shah Panju Road near here Wednesday when he tried to resist their move to deprive him of his motorcycle and other valuables. Victim Wazir Ali Siyal told newsmen that he was going to his village Drabo on his bike when robbers shot and injured at Shah Panju Road area when he did not stop and his speeding bike hit one of the looters due to which he was injured. Two Read More…

One killed, two injured as bike rams into tractor-trolley

SHAHDADPUR:A youth was killed and two others were injured when a bike hit a parked tractor-trolley on Daoor road on Tuesday. A bike was on its way to Daoor when it collided with a parked tractor-trolley on the road. As a result, youth Mithal Mashori was killed while Akber Waswano and one other person were injured. The cause of the accident could not be ascertained yet. The body and injured were shifted to a local Read More…

One commits suicide, another electrocuted in Larkana

LARKANA:A youth committed suicide in Larkana over a domestic issue while another was electrocuted in Bakrani twon on Tuesday. Waqar, son of Shamuddin Janwani, allegedly ended his life by shooting him in Larkana while Ali Jan, 24, son of Ghulam Hussain Tunio, was electrocuted in Bakrani town. Both were rushed to Chandka Medical College Hospital but could not survive. Janwari was a resident of Garib Muqam locality of Read More…

13 killed in van-bus collision near Sheikhupura

Sheikhupura:Thirteen people, including women and children, were killed and 16 others injured in a collision between a van and a bus in Narang Mandi on the Narowal Road near Sheikhupura on Monday. According to Rescues sources, a fast-moving van collided with a bus on the Narowal Road near Sheikhupura following which fire erupted due to explosion in van’s gas cylinder after which both vehicles caught fire. As a resultRead More…

National polio eradication drive kicked off in Gwadar

GWADAR:National polio eradication campaign under corona SOPs kicked off in Gwadar and Pak-Iran bordering areas today. Deputy Commissioner Gwadar Major (Retd) Abdul Kabir inaugurated the polio eradication campaign. On the occasion, District Health Officer, Dr. Ghulam Farooq, Medical Superintendent Civil Hospital Gwadar Dr. Abdul Latif Dashti, District Population Welfare Officer Sartaj Gichki, WHO Polio Eradication OfRead More…

World AIDS Day to be observed on Dec 1

LARKANA:The World AIDS Day is being observed on the first December 2020 to show solidarity with people Living With HIV and to renew the commitment to prevent the deadly disease. This was stated by Dr Sharaf Ali Shah, ex-Provincial Program Manager, Sindh AIDS Control Program (SACP), in his message sent to this Scribe on Monday in connection with the World AIDS Day. Dr Shah is recognised globally as an expert on HIV-ARead More…

11 of a family were killed, six injured in road mishap

PANO AQIL:Eleven members of a family, including four women and seven children, were killed and six others injured when a truck overturned within the limits of Sangi police station near Pano Aqil on late Sunday night. A truck carrying a family was on its way from Sadiqabad to Karachi to attend a marriage ceremony when it overturned on the National Highway near Sangi area in Pano Aqil taluka. As a result, 11 members oRead More…

1500 children registered at Ratodero ART Centre

LARKANA:Despite tall claims by the provincial government that it has contended HIV in Larkana, statistics showed Monday that positive cases among the adults continued to emerge on the eve of the World AIDS Day. As many as 2,530 HIV cases were registered till 30th October, 2020 at the HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care Centre, Chandka Medical College Hospital, Larkana, out of which 1885 are males, 581 females, 21 children aRead More…

PPP’s Foundation Day celebrated separately in Garhi Khuda Bux, Larkana

GARHI KHUDA BUX:PPP Larkana District President and MNA Khursheed Junejo accompanied by several party activists cut a cake in Garhi Khuda Bux early Monday morning here to celebrate the 53rd Foundation Day of Pakistan Peoples Party. He was accompanied by general secretary Aijaz Laghari, Arshad Shah Rashdi, Ahad Jamal, Mansoor Soomro and others. They offered prayers at the graves of martyred Bhutto leaders and showeredRead More…