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  • Journalist working for Sindhi daily whisked away from Badin

    A senior journalist working for a Sindhi-language newspaper was whisked away by men in plain clothes and police uniforms in Sindh's Badin district, it emerged on Thursday...

    Rafaqat Ali Jarwar, who is associated with Daily Koshish, was taken away from a shop in Badin's Tando Bago town on Tuesday by men in civvies and police uniform who arrived in two vehicles...

  • Speakers of both Sindhi and Urdu suffer at PPP govt’s hands: Palijo

    KARACHI: Qaumi Awami Tehreek (QAT) chief Ayaz Latif Palijo has said there is no reason that Urdu- and Sindhi-speaking people of the province clash with each other as both are suffering “atrocities at the hands of the incompetent” Sindh government...

    He criticised Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and Aseefa for tweeting in support of Sharjeel Inam Memon and Anwar Majeed almost daily while completely ignoring the downtrodden people of Sindh... ...

  • Sindhi website

    THERE is an English, as well as an Urdu, website of the Sindh Assembly, but there is no Sindhi website...

    Therefore, there is a need for a Sindhi website of the Sindh Assembly so that Sindhis living in Pakistan and abroad can communicate in their language at the Sindh Assembly website about their problems, history, culture and laws...

  • The struggle of Sindhi newspapers

    DURING the days leading up to the independence in 1947, Sindhi journalism played its role within the larger movement to attain freedom by creating a separate homeland for the Muslims...

    Although newspapers and periodicals started coming out of various cities across the province, Karachi continued to remain the hub of Sindhi journalism well into the 1950s...

  • Killing of labourers in Gwadar seen as attempt to split Sindhi-Baloch unity

    KARACHI: Showing grave concern over the killing of Sindhi labourers in Gwadar earlier this month, leaders and intellectuals from Sindh and Balochistan gathered at Haider Manzil on Saturday to condemn the act of terrorism and demonstrate solidarity with the aim of unmasking the elements behind the attack together...

    They also announced formation of the Sindhi-Baloch Yakjehti Committee...

  • 100th birth anniversary of Sindhi scholar celebrated

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Academy of Letter (PAL) on Thursday celebrated 100th birthday of Sindhi nationalist, writer, scholar and teacher, Mohammad Ibrahim Joyo...

    Senator Sassui Palijo of Pakistan People’s Party said Mr Joyo’s contributions for Sindhi literature were great...

  • Making of the Sindhi identity: From Shah Latif to GM Syed to Bhutto

    In a nutshell, between the 1930s and mid-2000s, the existential narrative that furnished the Sindhi identity in Pakistan was this: Sindhis were of a land and society that was largely shaped by the deeds of hundreds of Sufi saints (especially Shah Abdul Latif), who preached tolerance and co-existence, and were suspicious of those who were stripping Islam of its spiritual essence, while replacing it with a creed based on a rigid worldview and...

  • Eminent Sindhi writer Ali Baba passes away

    Ali Baba was regarded as a prolific and one of a few ‘original’ writers of Sindhi language who wrote in almost all forms of fiction, got fame but remained impecunious for most of his life...

    His short story, ‘Dharti Dhikana’ (Uprooted people) highlighted miseries of the 1947 Partition, while ‘Karoonjhar jo qaidi’ (Prisoner of Karoonjhar) focused on Sindhi freedom-fighter Rooplo Kolhi, who fought against the British in Karoonjhar...

  • Tribute paid to Sindhi poet, writer Maqsood Gul

    LARKANA: Speakers paid rich tributes to prominent Sindhi poet and prose writer Maqsood Gul on his first death anniversary held here on Sunday...

    The gathering was organised by the Maqsood Gul Academy in collaboration with Literature Depar­tment of Arts Council Larkana and was presided over by former secretary of Sindhi Adabi Sangat and prominent Sindhi poet, Dr Adal Soomro...

  • Past present: The exodus of Sindhi Hindus

    Concerned and rather depressed about the communal situation in Sindh, Koli, a Hindu friend of mine from Hyderabad called me up when in 2014 some miscreants burnt a Hindu temple in Larkana and anti-Hindu riots followed in Badin...

    Our textbooks as well as other history books completely ignore the role of Sindhi Hindus before partition...

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