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  • Makli residents made to drink contaminated water

    THATTA: About 150,000 residents of Makli and its adjoining villages are forced to consume highly contaminated water as the pipeline supplying water to the town has developed ruptures at a number of places and its water gets mixed up with sewage, Dawn learnt on Sunday...

    Feeder Lower to Allah Bux Gandhro reservoir has developed leaks near Makli-Thatta bypass where it runs parallel to main sewer of Thatta draining out sewage to the...

  • Unesco body gives govt one more year to ensure protection of Makli necropolis

    THATTA: The world heritage committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) in its recently concluded conference in Istanbul expressed serious concern over the fast crumbling Ramsar Site, the Makli necropolis, mainly due to neglect and unchecked encroachment...

    However, it granted the government of Pakistan one year’s time to take appropriate measures to avoid such an action...

  • Woman, her two young children found strangled at Makli tomb

    THATTA: A woman and her two young children were found strangled under mysterious conditions at the tomb of Shaikh Jiyo — a spiritual leader having his mention in the history of Arghoon and Tarkhan dynasties — in the Makli necropolis on Tuesday...

    The incident sent a wave of shock and grief among residents of Makli town who in large crowds rushed to the shrine...

  • Dialysis centre at Makli Civil Hospital may be closed down

    THATTA: The only dialysis centre catering to the specialised treatment needs of hundreds of patients coming to the Makli Civil Hospital from Thatta, Sujawal, Badin, Tando Mohammed Khan and some other districts is on the verge of closure for want of continued funding and better management...

    Managed by the Thatta district administration, the dialysis centre was established by two corporate concerns, the Oil and Gas Development...

  • Public representatives occupy Makli necropolis land, Sindh Assembly told

    KARACHI: Some land that fall within the demarcated area of centuries-old Makli necropolis, listed among the world heritage sites, has been occupied by influential public representatives and the government is making efforts to recover it in an amicable manner, according to Sindh chief minister’s special assistant on culture, Sharmila Farooqi...

    Muttahida Qaumi Movement legislator Heer Soho had raised the issue of Makli land occupied by...

  • Probe confirms damage to 15th-century tomb at Makli

    THATTA: An inquiry committee has confirmed damage to the tomb of Mir Sultan Ibrahim (1556-1592AD) because of unprofessional handling of conservation work by M/S Heritage Foundation Pakistan at Makli necropolis, the world heritage site, and recommended that the conservation work be withdrawn from the contractor...

    Olson on Sept 16, 2014 at the Makli necropolis...

  • Federal govt tells culture dept to dismantle structures at Makli heritage site

    THATTA: The ministry of information, broadcasting & national heritage has advised the Sindh culture, tourism & antiquities department to take immediate steps for the removal of “bamboo huts” built within the buffer zone of the world heritage site, Makli necropolis...

    1-10/2016-Makli) addressed to the secretary of the culture, tourism and antiquities department, the ministry observed that “buffer zones are clearly delineated areas...

  • Debris dumped at Makli tomb on eve of Unesco team’s visit

    THATTA: A Unesco (Uni­t­ed Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Orga­n­isa­tion) team on Wednesday visited the 15th-century tomb of Mir Sultan Ibrahim in the Makli necropolis to inspect the restoration and preservation works, allegedly botched up by unqualified professionals and unskilled labourers causing damage to the historical monument...

    They included historian and former director general of cultural department Dr...

  • Huge bamboo structure at Makli necropolis collapses

    THATTA: Four labourers were injured when a huge bamboo structure being erected close to the mausoleum of Abdullah Shah Ashabi within the boundaries of the world heritage site of Makli necropolis collapsed on Sunday...

    The injured labourers were rushed to the Makli Civil Hospital for treatment...

  • The grandeur of Makli

    KARACHI: To highlight the importance of restoring cultural heritage to its past glory, an exhibition titled Grandeur of World Heritage Makli is under way at the Foundation of Museum of Modern Art (Fomma), DHA...

  • 15th century Jam Nindo tomb at Makli crumbling

    THATTA: The 15th century architectural marvel, the shrine of Samma ruler Jam Nizamuddin II alias Jam Nindo (1439-1509), at Makli necropolis has developed large cracks and may vanish into oblivion if the authorities concerned fail to take steps on a war footing to preserve the heritage site, fear conservationists...

    His capital was Thatta and his reign was considered the golden age of Sindh...

  • Two children die as water tank crashes in Thatta village

    THATTA: Two children died and six other people were injured when a concrete-made water tank built about eight feet above the ground burst and crashed minutes after its inauguration in Haji Mubarak Jokhio village near Shora Mori town on Monday evening...

    Two sisters, Zehra Jokhio and Fatima Jokhio, were among the other injured who were provided treatment at the Makli Civil Hospitals...

  • 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...

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