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ASWJ stage protest rallies for arrest of slain leader’s killers

A large number of ASWJ leaders and activists attended protest rallies in many cities including Lahore, Faisalabad, Chicha Watni, Toba Tek Singh, Bahawalpur while complete strike was observed in Sargodha city of Punjab on Sunday. The protesters chanted loud slogans against murder of their slain leader, saying the regime has completely failed in providing security to the clerics and religious ... Read More »

Sindhi culture day being celebrated with zeal

Cultural activities are being organized by various political, social organizations, schools, colleges and universities of Sindh, as towns are decorated with Sindhi Ajrak to highlight the cultural values of Sindh. Rallies, seminars, debates, folk music programmes, drama and theatric performances, tableaux and literary sittings are also being held to highlight Sindhi culture, history and heritage at the events. The Sindhi ... Read More »

LB polls: Polling ends, votes count underway in Balochistan

Balochistan CM has said in a media briefing in Quetta few moments ago that he has accomplished the task of holding peaceful local bodies polls in the province and now its responsibility of the Election Commission to complete remaining all proceedings of the LB polls. The initial unofficial results are showing mixed trends of victory; all political parties are gaining ... Read More »

LB polls: Sindh CM convenes emergency cabinet meeting

The cabinet members will exchange views and present their opinions, over holding of the LB polls on January 18 or otherwise, during the meeting led by the Chief Minister today. The meeting would also ponder over Thar Coal Project, surplus employees, with law and order situation of the province. The meeting will start at 11.00am under chair of CM Qaim ... Read More »

Two bullet-riddled bodies recovered from Lyari

Bodies of two unidentified men were stuffed in a sack, which were shifted to Civil Hospital. Panic gripped the area afterwards. Police said that on-going gang war fighting might have been behind the killings Read More »

Karachi: Four gang-war criminals killed in Lyari

KARACHI: Four criminals hailing from Lyari gang-war were killed in an armed encounter with the rangers and a security man was injured during the action, Springing into action over a tip-off, personnel of the paramilitary force began sting action in Lyari area of Saifi Lane and were assaulted by the gang-war criminals. Four gang-war miscreants were killed and a rangers ... Read More »

Balochistan LB polls: Ballot papers’ printing, delivery to 14 districts completes

Over 6.5 million ballot papers have been printed, in different printing facilities of Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad, for local bodies’ polls on December 7 in Balochistan but delivery to Quetta is delayed by one day, told the provincial Election Commissioner, Syed Sultan Bayazid, on Sunday. The polling material and required ballot papers have been delivered to 14 districts while bundles ... Read More »

Karachi: Anti-‘target killing’ protest causes traffic mess at Numaish

Mudabir Raza and Hyder Raza, residents of Guru Mandir area were shot dead apparently in a sectarian attack on the main M.A Jinnah Road late on Sunday. On Monday, infuriated heirs of the victims gathered on main Numaish Chowrangi and staged protest against what they called ‘target-killing’, suspending the flow of traffic on various roads, including the M.A Jinnah Road ... Read More »

LB polls: Sindh seeks time till March 2014

“It’s not possible for Sindh to hold elections in January, we therefore require more time. The elections should be held in March 2014, instead of January, the granting of more time is necessary for free and fair elections,” said Memon while addressing a press conference here. He also suggested that the polls should be held in the country on a ... Read More »

Sindh govt cancels licenses of 46 arms dealers in Karachi

According to our correspondent, the provincial home department had sought details and record about arms and ammunition that was sold by around 120 dealers operating in Karachi. Out of those, 46 dealers failed to provide details and record of selling various types of arms and bullets. Sindh home department subsequently cancelled licenses of those 46 dealers with immediate effect Read More »

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