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  1. MQM leader briefs McCain on situation in KarachiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Times of India

    WASHINGTON: A top Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader met with Senator John McCain and briefed him about the crackdown on his party members by Pakistan 's security forces in the port city of Karachi. MQM convener Nadeem Nusrat told McCain, who chairs the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee, that liberal and progressive political party MQM is facing state oppression whereas Islamic militant groups are being harbored in Karachi.


  2. Pak Hindu women under constant threat of kidnapping, forced conversion: Media reportRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 |

    Karachi [Pakistan], June 20 : Hindu women in Pakistan are under constant threat of being kidnapped forced into religion conversion and marriage against their wishes. The fear among Hindu families is such that they have stopped sending their girls to schools out of fear that they might be kidnapped, an article appearing in the Express Tribune has said.


  3. Spotlight: How China's Belt and Road is making the world smallerRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    As a high-level forum on the Belt and Road Initiative took place in Beijing on May 14-15, the China-proposed initiative has again become the focus of the world. Proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, the Belt and Road Initiative, comprising the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, aims to build a trade and infrastructure network connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along and beyond ancient trade routes.


  4. Secret China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Document...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Outlook

    Pakistani English-language daily Dawn has acquired exclusive access to the original documents of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor that show Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's top agenda was finalising the long-term plan for the $46-billion project when he travelled to Beijing over the weekend to participate in the Belt and Road Forum. The master plan, kept secret even from Pakistan's provincial governments, reveals an expansive project involving Chinese penetration into Pakistan's agriculture, industry, telecommunications, surveillance and intelligence networks and even leisure and popular culture.


  5. Pakistan army, ISI pushing Sindh towards civil war: Altaf HussainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | The Times of India

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan's army and spy agency ISI are pushing Sindh province towards a civil war, the head of the country's fourth largest party has alleged and sought the intervention of the UN and the international community. In a audio message, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain alleged that Pakistan army and ISI have "virtually taken control" of all Pakistan including Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and all Balochistan.


  6. Two senior irrigation officials removed over - artificial' water shortageRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | World News Report

    HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has removed Sukkur Barrage chief engineer Wali Mohammad Naich and Rohri circle superintending engineer Sardar Shah after an inquiry into alleged artificial shortage of water in the tail-end areas found them responsible for the irrigation department's failure to cope with the situation.


  7. 400 bags of wheat confiscated in LarkanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Daily Times

    LARKANA: Lakhi Assistant Commissioner Ameer Ali Mirani has confiscated 400 bags of Food Department from a shop over complaints of growers on Friday. Mirani told media that all the bags were filled with wheat which the shopkeeper Mor Tanwari had procured and kept in his shop which is located in village Khahi.


  8. Top Pak militant killed in encounterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | The Times of India

    Kamran Jamshed Bhatti, who was affiliated with the Naeem Bukhari faction of Lashkar-i-Jhangvi , was killed by Counter-Terrorism Department officials in an encounter in Sukkur last night. KARACHI: A top militant in Pakistan, who was wanted in several terror attacks including the 2014 Karachi airport attack , has been killed in an encounter by security forces in Sindh province.


  9. With 67 new cases, Larkana has 1545 HIV positive patients09-Apr-1714Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Daily Times

    LARKANA: As many as 67 new HIV positive cases were reported at HIV/AIDS Treatment & Care Center during last three months, raising the number of registered patients to 1545 in Larkana which indeed is very alarming situation for which government will have to take serious efforts to curb it from further spreading. Out of these 67 patients, 12 are women and 55 men.


  10. 120 USAID-funded schools not yet established in Sindh29-Mar-1751Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Daily Times

    LARKANA: Sindh Basic Education Program is a USAID-funded project which is being implemented by the Government of Sindh's Education and Literacy Department in the province of Sindh. This program is worth $165 million out of which $10 million were to be contributed by Sindh government.


  11. Pakistan passes landmark Hindu marriage billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Fishermen row their boats as they catch fish on the river Indus at Sukkur Barrage in Sukkur, Pakistan, March 19, 2017.


  12. Priests not involved in unwanted activities, request Pak to free...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | DNA India

    After it emerged that the two missing Indian clerics of Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah were in the custody of Pakistan's intelligence agency over their alleged links with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement , the son of the head priest has said that the priests were not involved in any unwanted activities. "I came to know through the media, of ISI link.


  13. 16 bandits surrender to Rangers in northern Sindh10-Mar-1788Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Daily Times

    KANDHKOT: Sixteen bandits belonging to the Nandwani community and residents of the village of Murad Khan Nandwani of Kashmore-Kandhkot district, surrendered at the Sindh Rangers Headquarters in Sukkur on Thursday morning. According to a statement issued by Pakistan Rangers Sindh Sukkur, sixteen notorious bandits - namely, Muhammad Iqbal Nandwani, Makhino Khan Nandwani, Saifuddin Nandwani, Muhammad Siddique Nandwani, Kehar Ali Nandwani, Ghulam Muhammad Nandwani, Noor Hassan Nandwani, Muhammad Yaqoob Nandwani, Jaffar Khan Nandwani, Meer Hassan Nandwani, Dost Ali Nandwani, Atta Muhammad Teghani, Muhrab, Bashir Ahmed, Pathan and Fazal Muhammad - surrendered before Pakistan Rangers Sindh at the Rangers Headquarter in Sukkur.


  14. 13 officials of Punjab Police arrested for conducting a raid in Sindh07-Mar-17134Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Daily Times

    KHAIRPUR: Sindh police on Monday arrested 13 officials of Punjab police for conducting raids in Sindh without obtaining permission. A team of 13 officials of the Punjab police from Rahimyar Khan raided the village Khoso near Sukkur airport late on Sunday night without informing the Sindh government.


  15. Growers call for early establishment of wheat procurement centreRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | World-Grain

    Abadgars have called upon the Sindh government to immediately setup wheat procurement centers in Mirpurkhas division due to early wheat crop than other areas of the province and also provide bardana to them to acquire government official price . They further demanded the government to improve the irrigation system by removing mismanagement of water particularly in Nara canal system.


  16. Blast hits Pakistan's Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sufi shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Al Jazeera

    At least 75 dead, including children and women, as ISIL claims blast at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sufi shrine in Sindh. Hundreds of others were also wounded in Thursday's attack as they performed a ritual at the famous Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan in Sindh province.


  17. Pakistan boat capsizes and pilgrims drown in Indus RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Daily Mail

    At least eight pilgrims drown after an overcrowded boat crammed with 30 people heading to a religious shrine capsizes in Pakistan At least eight bodies have been pulled out of the water and four people are reported missing after an overloaded boat capsized. The incident occurred in southern Pakistan 's Larkana district when a small boat crammed with 30 odd passengers and some motorcycles was attempting to moor at a river bank.


  18. Government focusing on development of people of Sindh: Nawaz SharifRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 |

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 13 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that his government is focusing on development for the people of Sindh. He was talking to the Member of the National Assembly from Thatta Syed Ayaz Ali Shah Shirazi who called on him at the head of a delegation in Islamabad on Monday, said an official release.


  19. Minority Consultation moot to mark 20th anniversary of carnage of Christian village...Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2017 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Khanewal, Pakistan: February 10, 2017. The religious nature of Pakistani state coupled with repeated experiences of non-democratic and military regimes have systematically isolated and alienated the minorities socially, economically and politically.


  20. Nab KP shows 94.8% operational efficiency in 201609-Feb-1753Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry on Wednesday visited the KP Regional Bureau to review its performance on the basis of annual inspection conducted by the Chairman's Inspection and Monitoring Team . The inspection team was deputed to conduct annual inspection of KP Regional Bureau for the year 2016.