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  • Poor road network in Sindh

    DESPITE investing Rs100bn in road maintenance programmes from 2005 to 2015, Sindh needs to renew its Road Master Plan 1995...

    Some regional economic hubs developed after 2010 also need to be connected with high-quality road links...

  • Sindh govt ignores key traffic safety dept, KWSB in road projects

    KARACHI: The Sindh government’s approach to ignore some important stakeholders and start road-related works in haste in the city may lead to continued sufferings to public even after completion of some projects, it emerged on Sunday...

    In addition, according to sources, important factors such as creation of proper diversions/alternative routes and taking care of existing government assets on the roads prior to initiating road...

  • Sindh govt issues flash-flood warning for lower, urban parts of Sindh

    The Sindh government on Tuesday issued a weather warning, anticipating heavy rains later this week, in which it directed all district disaster management authorities, commissioners and deputy commissioners to ensure that all precautionary measures are taken to avoid any untoward situation as well adopt an effective response mechanism, including issuing an early warning for flash floods...

    The direction, through a "most urgent" letter,...

  • PTI challenges Sindh’s accountability law in Sindh High Court

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf on Tuesday moved the Sindh High Court (SHC) against a new provincial law that repeals the applicability of the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO), better known as the NAB Ordinance, in the province...

    Earlier, two petitions against the repeal of the NAB Ordinance were separately filed by Dr Farooq Sattar of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan and Nusrat Sehar Abbasi of the Pakistan Muslim...

  • Sindh CM wants child protection units set up in women police stations across Sindh

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday ordered that child protection units (CPUs) be established in all women police stations with the responsibility to deal child abuse cases...

    The meeting was attended by provincial ministers Sohail Anwar Siyal and Ziaul Hassan Lanjar, Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon, Sindh IG AD Khowaja, retired Justice Nasir Aslam Zahid, principal secretary to CM Sohail Rajput, education...

  • Sindh Assembly raises alarm over kidnapping, forced conversion of Hindu girls in Sindh

    KARACHI: The issue of kidnapping and forced conversion of Hindu girls in various districts of the province was raised in the Sindh Assembly on Tuesday when opposition Grand Democratic Alliance’s Nand Kumar filed a private resolution seeking protection of the girls of the minority community...

    Mr Kumar’s resolution reads: “This house resolves that [the] provincial government takes notice of recent surge of kidnapping of Hindu girls...

  • Sindh cabinet urges PM to convene CCI meeting to discuss Sindh’s issues

    KARACHI: The Sindh cabinet has urged Prime Minister Imran Khan to convene the meeting of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) to discuss outstanding issues of the provincial government...

    Murad orders police to rid the city of drug peddlers, smugglers; BRTS fare structure approvedEnergy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh pointed out that the federal government was reluctant to approve the alternative energy projects of Sindh and was creating...

  • Sindh governor holds out olive branch to Sindh govt

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Tuesday invited the Sindh government to jointly work with the federation for the sake of development in the province...

    “I invite the Sindh government again to work together with us in order to redress people’s grievances,” he said, while speaking to reporters during his visit to the local office of the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) at Autobhan Road...

  • China’s road through Pakistan

    He has had to deal with those nuisance protesters blocking the road, then play host to the Chinese delegation that flew in for the seventh Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting to finalise the Long Term Plan (LTP) for CPEC...

    Why are the Chinese interested in making the yuan legal tender in Gwadar? What purpose does such a step serve, and how are Pakistan’s interests advanced by it? If this is about helping make the yuan an...

  • China’s new silk road: What’s in it for Pakistan?

    During his visit to Pakistan, China’s president will discuss a raft of energy and infrastructure deals as part of wider ambitions to open new trade and transport routes across Asia...

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Pakistan had already generated a sense of nervous anticipation...

  • A dream Pakistan road trip: Karachi to Gwadar

    Road trips are the best way to discover a land, and Pakistan, with its geographical diversity and opportunities, makes it ideal for a road trip adventure...

    Therefore, I thought that it would be great to share this fabulous part of Pakistan with others...

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