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  • 338MW added to national grid from Jhimpir wind cluster

    LAHORE: The newly constructed 220kV transmission line successfully evacuated 338MW from the new Jhimpir wind cluster in Sindh and added it to the national grid on Wednesday...

    The 85km long 220kV transmission line, which has been construc­ted by the National Trans­mission and Despatch Company (NTDC), ori­­­ginates from Jhimpir and concludes at Tando Muhammad Khan Road (Hyderabad) via Jhirk...

  • Reconstructed land record of 56 Thatta dehs found defective

    THATTA: The Sindh Board of Revenue has cancelled almost the entire record of rights (land ownership) of 56 dehs of Thatta taluka reconstructed under the July 17, 2013 Supreme Court order...

    In compliance of the SC order, the Sindh BoR had constituted a supervisory committee to reconstruct the destroyed records of rights in 695 dehs of Thatta district and the process continued till date...

  • Inspectorate orders halt to illegal mining, quarrying in Thatta

    THATTA: The Inspectorate of Sindh Mines and Mineral Develop­ment Department has directed its staff and police to immediately stop illegal mining and quarrying activity in Jherruck and Thatta and take action against all culprits, irrespective of their socio-political status, found involved in the crime...

    Earlier, a report prepared by junior inspector of mines Thatta, Ghulam Muhiyuddin Bughio, on the directives of inspector of mines on...

  • Edhi Foundation’s centre in Thatta sealed over property dispute

    KARACHI: The Edhi Foundation, the country’s top charity, announced on Wednesday that the local administration had shut its Thatta centre on the orders of a local court...

    Speaking at a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, Faisal Edhi, the head of the Edhi Foundation, said that the charity’s Thatta centre had been closed...

  • Thatta resident dies of Naegleria in Karachi

    KARACHI: A 40-year-old Thatta resident died on Friday at a private hospital where he had been under treatment for Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the ‘brain-eating amoeba’, for the past three days...

    Sarfaraz Nawaz, resident of Kheer Bazaar, Sonar Gali, Thatta, had been brought to Karachi three days ago in a critical condition and admitted to a private hospital, the officials said, adding that he died two days after falling into...

  • Four injured as goods train derails near Thatta-Jamshoro district border

    Four people were injured as a locomotive carrying furnace oil rammed into a goods train from behind near the border between Sindh's Thatta and Jamshoro districts, suspending railway traffic from Karachi and Hyderabad for up and down country...

    Pakistan Railways management has decided to start train operations form Hyderabad, where according to station master, Shamsuddin, first upcountry train namely Pakistan would leave Hyderabad at...

  • 11 family members perish in hut fire at island off Thatta's coast

    KARACHI: At least 11 members of a fisherman's family were killed when a fire broke out at an island near coastline of Thatta, Dawn News reported...

    The village is located 35 kilometres off Keti Bandar port in Thatta District and it takes an hour to get there, therefore the rescue personnel faced difficulties in carrying out rescue activities...

  • Nearly 150 spiny-tailed lizards seized in Thatta

    KARACHI: Around 150 spiny-tailed lizards (local name Sandha) were confiscated by the wildlife staff in separate raids on two mountainous areas in Thatta district on Friday...

    The surviving species were found in poor condition as their backs were broken,” said Wajid Sheikh, heading the Hyderabad division wildlife party that raided two places in the mountainous terrain of Thatta district...

  • Over 100,000 flee Thatta areas to escape flooding

    THATTA: Mounting pressure of floodwater in the Indus River caused wide breaches in the dykes of the Right Bank Outfall Drain (RBOD) at four places within the limits of Thatta district on Saturday causing inundation of several thousand acres of farmland and over two dozen villages...

    Officials of the Sindh Irrigation and Drainage Authority (Sida) closely monitoring the flow of floodwater downstream Kotri via Thatta said that around...

  • New aquatic weed surfaces in Thatta

    IT was late 1980s when Ghorabari in Thatta district came under spotlight because of the appearance of a deadly alien disease — banana bunchy top virus...

    Unfortunately again after about three decades, a new highly invasive aquatic weed has appeared in the vicinity of Gharo, Thatta, on coastal highways...

  • Flood control drive meets with violent resistance in Thatta

    THATTA: The provincial government’s efforts to remove obstructions from the natural course of the Indus River in order to contain further devastation by floodwater overtopping its embankments in Thatta and Sujawal districts met with violent resistance from some influential growers who on Monday thrashed officials and workers of the irrigation department after holding them hostage for hours...

    Irrigation superintending engineer of...

  • Swollen storm drains wreak havoc on villages in Thatta, Dadu

    THATTA: As rain continued to lash Thar swollen storm drains wrecked havoc on human settlements, inundating hundreds of villages in Thatta and Dadu, while residents of flooding-hit localities demonstrated against the administration’s failure to drain out rainwater and power outages in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas on Monday...

    In Thatta, hill torrents caused by heavy rains in Khirthar range area for the past four days have cut off about a...

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