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3 dead, several injured as Jinnah Express hits freight train near Hyderabad 3 dead, several injured as Jinnah Express hits freight train near Hyderabad
Three people were killed and several others injured when a passenger train, the Jinnah Express, hit a freight car near Hyderabad on Thursday. One of the deceased was identified by a colleague as the driver of the Jinnah Express, Aslam Chandio. The other two were identified as Syed Noman Ali and Yasir Bashir. The injured were shifted to Liaquat University Hospital's city branch for treatment....
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SHC stays CM’s orders to suspend Sindh University VC SHC stays CM’s orders to suspend Sindh University VC
The Sindh High Court has put in abeyance Sindh chief minister’s May 31 suspension order of Sindh University (SU) Vice Chancellor Prof Fateh Muhammad Burfat. Hyderabad Circuit Bench also debarred on Monday the provincial government from conducting inquiry, which was notified on May 30, against Prof Burfat’s alleged misconduct, inefficiency, corruption, violation of budgetary provision and maladmini...
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SHC rejects Hyderabad eateries’ petitions for exemption from Ehteram-i-Ramazan Ordinance. SHC rejects Hyderabad eateries’ petitions for exemption from Ehteram-i-Ramazan Ordinance.
HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad circuit bench of the Sindh High Court announced its reserved verdict on Monday, rejecting 262 petitions that sought exemption for their hotel businesses from the operation of the Ehteram-i-Ramazan Ordinance 1981. The division bench of Justices Mohammad Iqbal Kalhoro and Justice Faheem Ahmed Siddiqui had heard counsel of the petitioners on May 2 and reserved the order. ...
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Four flour mill owners jailed. Four flour mill owners jailed.
HYDERABAD: Hyderabad accountability court on Wednesday awarded five years’ imprisonment to four owners of a flour mill and imposed on them a fine of Rs21.985 million each in a case relating to wheat procurement. According to the reference filed against the mill’s owners Arif Iqbal, Atif Iqbal, Noor Mohammad and Iqbal Ahmed, the mill management used 34,000 out of the 82,000 bags kept in it after...
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Nauman, Hasnain, Ibtisam keen to do Hyderabad proud in Pakistan Super League. Nauman, Hasnain, Ibtisam keen to do Hyderabad proud in Pakistan Super League.
HYDERABAD: Thirty two-year-old first-class cricketer Nauman Ali is quite excited to perform in the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) starting on Feb 14 in Dubai for his team Multan Sultans as well for his home city, Hyderabad. The fact that three players from Hyderabad would be featuring in the latest edition of PSL is no less an honour for the cricketers of this city. Besides Nauma...
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Committees formed to identify encroachments on forest land. Committees formed to identify encroachments on forest land.
Following Sindh government’s cancellation of leases of forest land, Board of Revenue Senior Member Muhammad Hussain Syed has formed committees to survey forest land and identify encroachments. Syed told a meeting in Hyderabad on Wednesday that district-level committees will be headed by deputy commissioners and district forest officers. “The committee will survey the land which comes under the ...
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Commuters travelling between Karachi, Hyderabad to be charged once only. Commuters travelling between Karachi, Hyderabad to be charged once only.
ISLAMABAD: After recommendations from legislators, the National Highway Authority (NHA) has decided that commuters travelling in small vehicles between Karachi and Hyderabad would pay toll tax once instead of being charged twice. The Senate Standing Committee on Communications met on Thursday to discuss the issue of toll tax collection, which was raised by Senator Moula Bux Chandio in the house...
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Campaign planned to highlight women’s issues in Hyderabad. Campaign planned to highlight women’s issues in Hyderabad.
HYDERABAD: In an atte­mpt to spread awareness about women rights in Sindh, the provincial women development depart­ment in collaboration with non-governmental organisa­tions (NGOs) has planned a 16-day campaign from Nov 25 to Dec 10. Addressing a press conference held at the local press club on Friday, Sindh Minis­ter for Women Development Shehla Raza said society could not be uplifted without ...
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A midnight escape to Pakistan from Hyderabad Deccan on a plane with one engine on fire. A midnight escape to Pakistan from Hyderabad Deccan on a plane with one engine on fire.
Partition. A simple word used to capture the seismic change in the Indian subcontinent in 1947. The word feels sterile, devoid of emotion, whitewashing over the atrocities committed, the thousands slaughtered in the name of religion as boundaries were hurriedly and crudely drawn by the British, their great imperial country left ravaged and bankrupted by war. How aware were the powers that be...
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HESCO XEN, three line officials booked for corruption. HESCO XEN, three line officials booked for corruption.
HYDERABAD: As rampant power theft in the jurisdiction of Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) in connivance with the company’s staff continues, in a rare action, HESCO has booked its own executive engineer and three staff members in separate FIRs. HESCO Qasimabad Executive Engineer Zafar Ali Solangi, Lineman Shahab Khokhar, Assistant Lineman Shahid Narejo and Line Superintendent Rafique Sh...
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