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Revised draft of health control ord cleared


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Under the proposed ordinance an accreditation and licensing authority will be established in the case of hospitals, clinics, laboratories, physiotherapy centres, pathologists, nursing homes, maternity homes, diagnostic clinics and other health providers, including hakeems operating in the Sindh province, said official sources.CM Dr Arbab Ghulam Rahim gave ascent to the a fresh ordinance draft during […]


Fishermen want licence system enforced


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The fishermen Pir Bux Mallah, Rasool Bux Mallah and Ramzan Mallah said that the Sindh government had implemented licence system at Keenjhar, Manchhar and other lakes of the province. But in Sanghar district the contract system was still in force at Chotiyarioon, Bhakkar, Seri, Awadh and Wadhki lakes and Ranto canal, they said. They complained […]


Rohri nazim quits over allegations


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He told a press conference that he was quitting his charge for 10 days to facilitate an impartial inquiry into the allegations levelled against him.He said that the nazims and ADP members were busy spreading negative propaganda against the district nazim and DCO. Since their party was seeing defeat in the coming general elections its […]


SHC admits plea seeking night train for Larkana


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The petitioners, DBA president MPA Ayaz Soomro and general secretary Abdul Hamid Bhurgri, invoking the extraordinary constitutional jurisdiction of the SHC, requested the court to direct the respondents to arrange proper train service for Larkana residents by running daily night coach and express service to Karachi.The petitioners said advocates from Karachi travelled to Larkana to […]


Sindh govt likely to have FM radio next month


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This radio station, on which fast-pace work is in progress, besides entertainment programmes would be used to keep people updated about traffic situation on main arteries of the metropolis.This was disclosed by Adviser to Chief Minister on Information Technology Muhammad Noman Saigal while addressing a press conference at the committee room in the New Sindh […]


Saddar Town school saved from land mafia


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The officials City Education Department issued orders two months ago to evacuate the school premises of Government Model School, Haqqani Chowk, which is in a prime location and hand it over to a private individual.The City Education Department on the basis of a court order evacuated the school building, built on more than 800 square […]


Public appalled at local government’s priorities : District nazim’s new office


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District Officer (Planning) Mushtaq Tariq told Dawn that the nazim’s office building would be constructed at a cost of Rs8.2 million by end of June this year. He said the offices of the district nazim and naib nazim were already functioning in the district council building, but the Punjab government had planned to construct a […]


Public appalled at local government’s priorities : District nazim’s new office


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District Officer (Planning) Mushtaq Tariq told Dawn that the nazim’s office building would be constructed at a cost of Rs8.2 million by end of June this year. He said the offices of the district nazim and naib nazim were already functioning in the district council building, but the Punjab government had planned to construct a […]


Larkana council members to get equal funds


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“Equal share will be given to each member of the district council in the next budget while planning the development schemes,” the Nazim announced in a council session held on Tuesday.He informed the council that reasonable share has been given to each Taluka in the 2006-07 budget. Giving details of new and old development schemes […]


Sindh govt to brief media on islands today


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According to a spokesman of the advisor to the Sindh chief minister on fisheries and livestock, Jadim Mangrio, the advisor would be there and present a briefing to the journalists about the development of the projects. He said that the people from the fishing community would also be present to talk to the media in […]


SRDP to be completed by 2010


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This was stated by Sindh Rural Development Project Director Fazal A Nizamani, while addressing the 4th session of a 15-day training programme on Monday, organised for the capacity building of Supervising Tapedars and Revenue Department Tapedars at the Sindh Civil Services and Local Government Academy Tandojam.Fazal said the project has been launched with the financial […]


Ombudsman office plans awareness campaign


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The campaign, which will be launched formally in February by the governor, will comprise of a series of meetings with different organisations, seminars and workshops in 10 cities.The cases being submitted to the Sindh Ombudsman offices showed that 70 per cent of public complaints were genuine, but the government officials were not taking interests to […]


Nazim leaves for Davos


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Addressing a press conference at his secretariat before leaving for Davos on Monday, Mr Kamal said it was an honor not only for Karachiites but also for the whole Pakistan that Karachi had been selected out of 25 major cities as a mega city.“We have repeatedly said that Karachi is viable for foreign investors who […]


Towns take measures to improve civic facilities


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Malir Town Nazim Ansar Ahmed Shaikh paid a detailed visit to different areas of the town including Kala Board, Muhammadi Dera, Saudabad, Jaffar Tayyar, Jinnah Square, Khokhrapar and Liaquat Market and inspected functioning of street lights, sewerage and water lines.He issued directives to XEN Sewerage Abdul Ghaffar Shaikh to immediately address complaints regarding choking of […]