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    Larkana Mohenjo Daro History

  • Opinion: Save Mohenjo-daro

    One of them was Mohenjo-daro, or “The mound of Dead”, a metropolitan city of the Indus Valley which is located in Larkana, Sindh...

    I got an opportunity to visit Mohenjo-daro in February 2017 when an international conference was held there, attended by many foreign archaeologists and historians who presented their papers...

  • NAB begins inquiry into spending in Moenjo Daro festival

    ISLAMABAD: The National Account­ability Bureau (NAB) has started an investigation into alleged irregularities in a festival organised by PPP-led Sindh government at Moenjo Daro historical site last year...

    The PPP-led Sindh government organised the two-week mega festival on the ruins of Moenjo Daro in Feb 2014 which was inaugurated by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardrai...

  • French experts discover artefacts at Chahun Jo Daro

    NAWABSHAH: Consul General of France in Karachi Francois Dall’Orso on Friday visited Chahun Jo Daro — a site where traces of a 4,500-year-old civilisation similar to Moenjodaro were discovered in 1930 — to meet a team of experts from his country who have been excavating a specified piece of land for the past two weeks...

    Mr Dall’Orso observed that Chahun Jo Daro had some resemblance with Moenjodaro which served to indicate that the...

  • Book launched on history of education in Larkana under Talpur, British rules

    THATTA: Academicians and writers highly commended the launch of History of Education in Larkana - Talpur and British Period authored by Dr Ghulam Ali Sangi at a ceremony held here at Makli Gymkhana the other day...

    They said the book on the history of education would benefit the new generation in particular as it was an in-depth research on history which would be a source material for those who intended to do doctorate on education......

  • Two books on Larkana history launched at conference

    LARKANA: The ‘Sixth Larkano History Conference’ was held under the aegis of the Larkano District Historical Society (LDHS) at the Govt Girls Higher Secondary School here on Sunday...

    It was presided over by LDHS chairman Mohammad Yousuf Shaikh while Javed Ali Jagirani Deputy Commissioner Larkana and patron-in-chief of the historical society was its chief guest...

  • 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...

  • 20 ‘gangsters’ picked up in Rangers-police action in Larkana village

    LARKANA/HYDERABAD: A tense situation prevails at and around the residence of Home Minister Suhail Anwar Siyal here since Friday, when Rangers personnel made deployment in the neighbourhood and started snap-checking hours after the dramatic escape of Asad Kharal, said to be a close associate of the Siyal family, from the custody of law-enforcers late on Wednesday evening...

    All of them were picked up in Pathan Abro village, not far...

  • Man, woman facing honour killing rescued near Larkana

    LARKANA: Police on Thursday claimed to have saved the lives of a man and a woman from the wrath of their relatives who were allegedly planning to kill them in the name of honour in Naudero town, 19 kilometres from here...

    He said the woman had been taken into protective custody and kept at women’s police station in Larkana...

  • Sikh yatris stranded at Larkana station due to 10-hour delay in train’s arrival

    LARKANA: Hundreds of Sikh yatris (pilgrims) from Sindh and Balochistan were stranded at Larkana railway station on Thursday due to inordinate delay in the arrival of the train they had booked in advance for pilgrimage to Nankana Sahib to attend the 549th birth anniversary celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikh faith...

    Frustrated over the long wait the pilgrims who had started arriving at the railway station early in the...

  • Eight dead, 19 injured in bus accident near Larkana

    Eight people including three children died while 19 others were injured in a road accident on Waghan road on Malghani turning point near Larkana on Tuesday night, police said...

    According to Larkana Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kashif Ali Teepu, the bus that was on its way to Larkana overturned in a ditch when the driver lost control while trying to save a motorcyclist who was coming from the opposite direction...

  • Mercury shoots up to 48oC in Larkana; two die in Dadu district

    KARACHI: At least two people died owing to the heatwave while many others fell unconscious in different parts of Dadu district as the mercury climbed on the scale and touched 48 degrees Celsius in Larkana making it the hottest place in the country on Sunday, said a meteorological department official adding, that the weather was expected to remain the same on Monday as well in these areas...

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