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    Hyderabad Funds Case History

  • Candidate profile: Making history in Hyderabad’s politics

    Hoping to meet requirements of the Elections Act 2018, making it mandatory for parties to issue five per cent of its tickets to woman candidates, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) fielded Sanam as their candidate from this area, making her the first women to contest polls on a general seat in Hyderabad...

    This is how 33-year-old Sanam is making history in Hyderabad’s electoral politics...

  • SHC orders investigation into use of funds by Civil Hospital Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad circuit bench of the Sindh High Court has directed Hyderabad Commissioner Syed Asif Hyder Shah to conduct a thorough probe into utilisation of funds by the Civil Hospital Hyderabad (CHH) between June 2014 and June 2015...

    The court ordered the commissioner to probe use of funds by the hospital and pinpoint areas which needed improvement as the “…development (in hospital) remains only on papers”...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    A newspaper ignited the situation with provocative headlines, because of which riots erupted in Karachi and Hyderabad claiming the lives of many innocent people...

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

  • SHC summons Hyderabad jail chief in detention case

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit bench comprising Justices Mohammad Ali Mazhar and Shoukat Ali Memon on Tuesday directed the additional advocate-general (AAG) to ensure presence of the Hyder­abad central jail superintendent in court at 1pm on May 13...

    The AAG informed the bench that the jail chief, Ejaz Hyder, was appearing in the SHC principal seat at Karachi in his personal case...

  • Hyderabad Police clears Umar Akmal in 'dance party' case

    Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal was cleared by the Hyderabad police on Monday after the 25-year-old was alleged to have been involved in 'unethical activities' at a party in the city...

    “Now that he has been cleared after an inquiry into the Hyderabad incident, he has been included in the squad,” Rasheed said...

  • Hyderabad: the case for a new sabzi mandi

    SHIFTING the wholesale vegetable and fruit market, to its new location, in Hyderabad continues to be delayed owing to Sindh’s tardy pace of implementing projects and habit of accumulating cost overruns...

    ‘The new fruit and vegetable market project’ for Hyderabad – Sindh’s second largest city and gateway to rest of Sindh – was planned near Lined Channel, on 70 acres, in the mid-90s...

  • Hyderabad court orders registration of case against two negligent doctors

    HYDERABAD: The additional district and sessions judge-III of Hyderabad on Saturday ordered registration of an FIR against two doctors in the wake of the death of a woman at their private hospital on an application filed by her heirs...

    The applicant’s wife, Kaz Bano, had died at the hospital in June this year after her case was, according to Mr Khoso, “mismanaged”...

  • SITUATIONER: Detection of case in Hyderabad locality sows fear, panic

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Khaskheli Para, a slum along Makki Shah Road with a maze of labyrinthine lanes, which remains abuzz with hustle and bustle of life even during lockdown because of being overcrowded, appeared eerily silent and scared on Thursday...

    Hyderabad district has had the highest number of coronavirus cases after Karachi until recently though most of the patients hailed from other districts and provinces...

  • ANF seeks Hanif Abbasi's financial history in connection with ephedrine case

    PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi on Thursday moved the Lahore High Court after the Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) sent him a fresh notice for detailed financial records as part of the watchdog's investigation in the 2012 ephedrine case...

    The ANF had registered a case against Hanif and his accomplices in June 2012 under Sections 9-C, 14 and 15 of the Control of Narcotics Substances (CNS) Act, under which an accused may get the death sentence if...

  • SC makes history by hearing case at Karachi registry via e-Court system

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, for the first time in the judicial history of Pakistan, began hearing cases via e-Court — a system based on video-link connectivity, the apex court announced in a press release...

    "The chief justice, while hearing the first case through the technology, remarked that a big milestone had been achieved in the judicial history of Pakistan...

  • PTI seeks time from ECP in funds case

    A four-member bench of the ECP headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza heard the case filed in November last year by PTI’s former information secretary Akbar S...

    Babar who had alleged corruption and violation of laws in collection of donations and managing party funds...

  • Money laundering case: MQM stresses legitimacy of funds in London court

    LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement's (MQM) leader has stressed upon the 'legitimacy' of the money confiscated by the London police during the investigation in the ongoing money laundering case...

    The reply had said that the cash was found when a counter-terrorism unit of police raided Hussain’s office on Dec 6, 2012 under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act in connection with the investigation of Dr Imran Farooq murder case...

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