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Villagers to get ownership rights

The minister said, while speaking at a sanads distribution ceremony in Malanhore Veena village near Mithi on Saturday that though a large number of rural populace had been living in villages for centuries but most of them had no documents to prove they owned the land on which they had their homes.The revenue department under […]

City govt wants traffic police control

The federal government had established the National Road Safety Secretariat under the Ministry of Communication to control the increasing number of road accidents and enhance the importance of Road Safety Programme. He cited the presence of pushcarts and other vendors on roads, boarding of passengers on buses in the middle of roads and violation of […]

Cabinet to consider anti-dowry law in two weeks

Date 21, Jan , 07 While discussing an assurance by the Leader of the House in the Senate Wasim Sajjad on behalf of the religious affairs minister, the secretary said initial approval from the prime minister had been obtained. Discussing an assurance by Health Minister Muhammad Nasir Khan regarding illegal medical colleges, the health secretary […]

British envoys call on nazim

Mustafa Kamal briefed the envoys about ongoing development projects in the city stating that first time in the history of Karachi the development process has been initiated with such a speed. “All the towns and union councils have been released development funds on equal basis and without any discrimination. “The development works are underway round […]

Sindh sets up ‘focal group’ to frame rules for public procurement

Addressing workshop on ‘Sindh Procurement Reforms’, Mahr on behalf of Chief Secretary Sindh announced names of focal group members. They were Shafiq Mausvi DG Works and Services Department, Ms Naheed Shah of S&GAD, Aziz Uqaili Add. Secretary Finance, Capt Majid Khan Add Health Secretary, Ms Uzma Sadaf procurement specialist of World Bank, Adil Geelani of […]

Sukkur Council session adjourned amid uproar

SUKKUR: The session of the District Council Sukkur was adjourned amid uproar by the Nazims of the Awam Dost panel on Saturday. Reports said as soon as the council session started under the chairmanship of convener Abdullah Ghumro, the Nazims of the Awam Dost panel, led by Nazim UC-5 Yousuf Jagirani, stood up and started […]

Growers protest against Motorway police

Hundreds of the growers and cultivators of Khairpur, Gambat and Khuhra towns agitated strongly against the Motorway Police. They alleged the Motorway Police was imposing heavy fines on the sugarcane loaded vehicles, which was illegal and annoying as there was no other way to transport the cane to the sugar mills. The protesters were chanting […]

Papers filed for naib nazim post

LARKANA, Feb 19: The nominees of Khushhal Pakistan Panel (KPP) and Awam Dost Panel (ADP), Ali Raza Shah and Nisar Bhutto, respectively, filed nomination papers for the seat of Larkana district naib nazim. Supporters of both the candidates reached at the office of the returning officer in processions.The seat has fallen vacant after Munawwar Abro […]

Cops told not to allow sale of “Gutka”

Wasim Akhtar issued the warning following receipt of reports about preparation and sale of “gutka” in various parts of the Province and :Karachi despite his clear directives against this re issued the directive against police officials in this regard. Advisor Home said “Gutka” is a poison which is devouring our younger generation and men,women and […]

Council calls for remodelling LBOD

The council through a number of resolutions passed unanimously sought to ensure attendance of district government officers in its sessions and urged the Hyderabad Electric Supply Company to put off load-shedding at least till the end of Muharram. The meeting chaired by Convenor Dr Zafar Kamali was unanimous in its demand for ending council members […]

MMA holds protest demo against price-hike

The participants said that the rise in petroleum prices hit the prices of all commodities, they demanded that the fuel prices be lowered significantly so that prices of essential commodities could come within the reach of common man. They said prices of all the essential commodities had gone up between 100 per cent and 250 […]

Uplift bodies revived

KARACHI, Jan 16: Sindh Chief Minister Dr Arbab Ghulam Rahim on Tuesday approved the revival of the Larkana and Sehwan development authorities. Their board of governors will be formed and officials selected soon. While addressing a public meeting in Larkana recently, the chief minister had announced the revival of the Larkana Development Authority and completion […]

Nazim for speedy disposal of revenue cases

MIRPURKHAS- District Nazim Dr Sughra Junejo has directed the Revenue officers to dispose of cases on merit and avoid issuing long dates so that people could get justice soon. She was speaking at open Kachehry held on Tuesday at the district Nazim secretariat lawn. On the complaint of citizens, she directed the TMO to remove […]

SHC dissatisfied with govt assurances: ‘Missing’ people

KARACHI, Jan 16: The Sindh High Court expressed its dissatisfaction with the assurances made in respect of the ‘missing’ people on behalf of the federal and provincial governments on Tuesday and asked the attorney-general and the advocate-general to appear personally on January 24. Former student Affan Leghari, who was picked up in December 2005, has […]