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Coastal areas brace for cyclone Nilofar

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KARACHI: The country’s coastal areas braced on Wednesday for cyclone Nilofar which may cause heavy rain and thunderstorm over the next 24 hours and the Sindh government termed the situation ‘serious’ and declared an emergency in six districts. The authorities claimed to have vacated government buildings and schools in several areas to house the affected […]

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Media creates hype on Thar issue: Qaim

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KARACHI: Denying the allegations of slackness and incompetence on the part of government in dealing with the situation in Tharparkar, Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah accused the media of creating hype on the issue. He claimed that government has taken prompt action in dealing with the drought. “I personally visited village to village and […]

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Media misleading nation over Thar situation: Qaim

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SUKKUR: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Saturday set aside the rumours of a probable forward bloc in the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). Talking to media men at Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, he said that the PPP’s Sindh council had met on Friday in Karachi and lauded the performance of the Sindh government as […]

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Sindh government to devise plan to block illegal SIMs

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KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided to devise a strategy to curb the use of illegal SIMs, after having failed to receive an adequate response from the federal government. The strategy was discussed at a law and order meeting at the CM House on Wednesday. The meeting, chaired by chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, […]

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Govt announces to celebrate cultural week

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KARACHI: The Sindh government has planned to celebrate a cultural week throughout the province in February. The government plans to invite foreign diplomats to participate in the celebrations. Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, while speaking to the consul-general of the Kingdom of Jordan Yousuf Farruk on Tuesday, said that such activities and participation in each […]

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PPP signs 15-point human rights pledge

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KARACHI: While commemorating the Universal Human Rights Day, Pakistan Peoples Party patron-in-chief Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Tuesday vowed never to compromise on people’s right to liberty, equality, non-discrimination, assembly and free speech. He was speaking at a ceremony held at the CM House to sign 15-point PPP’s human rights pledge solemnly undertaken to strive to create […]

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Diversion of water: Badin farmers approach SC’s Human Right Cell

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ISLAMABAD: After five years of consistent protest, the farmers of over 200 villages of Sindh have complained to the Supreme Court Human Rights Cell that they faced severe shortage of water due to unlawful diversions made by influential landlords. In their application, the farmers stated that certain influential people had taken direct connections from canals, […]

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