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  • 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 PMD had intimated, "A strong monsoon...

  • 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...

    The SHC on Friday directed the Sindh and federal governments to respond to the constitutional petitions filed by the two opposition parties against the new provincial law repealing the...

  • 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...

  • Karachi corps commander meets Sindh chief minister

    KARACHI: Karachi Corps Commander Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar called on Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah at the CM House on Thursday...

    Although there was no official word about the outcome of the meeting, analysts are of the view that it took place against the backdrop of delay in extending the stay of Rangers in Sindh and its policing powers...

  • PM assures Sindh govt of Karachi Circular Railway approval

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has assured Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah that he would ensure approval of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) as it has already been included in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects...

    ”Chief minister seeks Abbasi’s intervention in deciding tariff for small power plantsThe chief minister,...

  • Security consultant meets Sindh's CM, police chief as PCB seeks bringing PSL to Karachi

    The security representative of a firm that advises the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Federation of International Cricketer's Association (FICA) met the Sindh chief minister and the province's police chief to discuss the security measures and arrangements regarding the Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches likely to be held in Karachi...

    Later, Dickason met Murad Ali Shah and IG Sindh A...

  • Important information uncovered in relation to Karachi knife attacks, says CM Sindh

    Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Friday said that an important clue had been found in relation to the knife attacks on women in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi, and that police had reason to believe that two suspects were involved in the attacks...

    Speaking to the media on Friday, the chief minister said that there is a reason to believe that two suspects ? one from Sahiwal in Punjab and the other from Karachi ? are...

  • Heated debate in Sindh PA on Karachi water crisis

    KARACHI: The issue of water scarcity in Karachi attracted the attention of the Sindh Assembly on Tuesday when an adjournment motion of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Mohammad Hussain was admitted and Friday was fixed for discussion on it...

    About the reason of water shortage and the measures being taken to improve the situation, Sindh Local Government Minister Sharjeel Memon said the Hub dam that used to supply 100 million gallon of water a...

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