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  • 6,900 acres retrieved from Gorchani, court told

    LAHORE: The Punjab Revenue Department on Thursday told the Lahore High Court that 6,900 acres land of forest department had been retrieved from illegal possession of Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Sardar Sher Ali Gorchani...

    He asked the court to get the land recovered from illegal possession of Gorchani...

  • Gorchani woman defies tribal norms to contest local poll

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Defying tribal norms that do not allow females to even cast vote, a woman of Gorchani tribe chief’s family is contesting direct election for the top slot of Lal Garh union council of Rajan Pur...

    Shaista Bibi, who is also an aunt of Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Sher Ali Gorchani, is vying for chairperson’s slot on a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf ticket, while Shahid Hassan Gorchani is contesting for the vice-chairman...

  • Kidnap case against Gorchani on LHC order

    MULTAN: Rajanpur police have registered a case against Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Sher Ali Gorchani and his father Pervez Iqbal Gorchani for allegedly kidnapping a transporter...

    He said meanwhile Sher Ali Gorchani was elected as MPA from Jampur and both father and son were annoyed with him for he was in their opposition camp...

  • 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...

  • Minor girl raped, killed in Larkana

    A five-year-old girl was raped and killed in Larkana's Naudero town on Monday, police and medical examiners said on Tuesday...

    Police registered a case against the suspect on the complaint of the girl's father under sections 302 and 376 of the Pakistan Penal Code and sections six and seven of the Anti-Terrorism Act...

  • 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...

    According to the met official, the current...

  • SHC stays shifting of Larkana Sweet Homes

    LARKANA: The Sindh High Court’s Larkana circuit bench comprising Justice Nadeem Akhtar on Thursday stayed the shifting of Sweet Homes from Larkana to a place near Karachi and issu­ed notices to the respondents including the Baitul Maal managing director and the official in charge of Sweet Home for May 21...

    Advocate Zulfikar Hyder Abro, the counsel for the petitioners, submitted in court that the Larkana Sweet Homes was established in...

  • Rs8.7 million of BISP ‘snatched’ in Larkana

    LARKANA: Three armed men intercepted a car driven by a cash supplier to the counters of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) near Rasool Abad locality within the jurisdiction of the Civil Lines police station and deprived him of Rs8...

    However, talking to Dawn, Larkana SSP Kamran Nawaz Panjotha expressed doubt over the robbery and said the amount snatched, according to the victim, was Rs6 million...

  • Prof Adib selects venue for SIUT Larkana

    LARKANA: Sindh Insti­tute of Urology and Trans­plantation (SIUT) founder Prof Dr Adibul Hasan Rizvi has selected a building to establish the SIUT Larkana...

    Accompanying his team members, Larkana commissioner, mayor and others, the renowned urologist visited the old building of the Peoples Primary Healthcare Initiative (PPHI) that it had lately vacated and two new blocks constructed adjacent to it and agreed to start the health...

  • Heavy rain lashes Larkana, Qambar-Shahdadkot districts

    LARKANA: A two-hour-long spell of heavy rain, followed by intermittent showers, lashed Larkana and Qambar-Shahdadkot districts on Tuesday causing considerable relief in the otherwise very hot weather conditions that prevailed over the past few weeks...

    Although weather turned pleasant during and after the rainfall, it caused massive electricity breakdown as at least 50 11kV feeders of the Sukkur Electric Power Company (Sepco) in...

  • Karachi beat Larkana

    KHAIRPUR: Karachi beat Larkana by 14-7 in an interesting match of the Sindh Sports Board (SSB) Inter-district Women Softball Championship being played under lights here...

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