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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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Smartphone use proposed to address public grievances

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KARACHI: The Sindh government is considering a proposal to use smartphones for redress of public grievances against police and other departments, it emerged on Sunday. Officials considered a proposal titled ‘Citizen feedback and community outreach through mobile phones’, envisaging interaction between the people and the government which, if implemented, could prove a ‘cheaper and cost-effective […]

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Provincial government decides 3-month ban on social networks for security reason

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The provincial government of Sindh province on October 3 recommended a 3-month ban on messaging and social networks ostensibly for security reason. The provincial government recommended to the federal government a temporary three-month ban on instant messaging and Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services, including Skype, Whatsapp, Viber and Tango, in Sindh to deprive terrorists […]

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Land reforms: Pay attention to women peasants

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By: Ramzan Chandio KARACHI: Women may be left out of land rights at the time o f land reforms as they have no records of land, this was established at a seminar on ‘Land Reforms in Pakistan: A Women Peasant Aspect’ on Sunday. Agriculturists, land reforms and development experts have said that despite three times […]

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Policy to institutionalise women empowerment launched

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KARACHI: Sindh government on Thursday launched comprehensive policy document focused on institutionalising women empowerment and creation of enabling environment for women to realise their potential in all spheres of life. Caretaker Sindh Minister for Women Development, Anis Haroon on the occasion said there was a need to end the cynicism prevalent in certain sections of […]

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Sindh unhappy with centre taking back National Museum

Imtiaz Ali Karachi: The Sindh government appears unhappy over the recent decision to give control of the National Museum of Pakistan and the Central Archaeological Library in Karachi to the federal government as its officials believed that such a move is not only unconstitutional, but also goes against the devolution process, officials said. “The centre […]

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