Sindh

Sohail Anwar Siyal re-appointed home minister of Sindh

Sohail Anwar Siyal re-appointed home minister of Sindh

The Sindh government on Tuesday issued a notification for the reshuffling of portfolios in the provincial cabinet, announcing Sohail Anwar Siyal’s appointment as the new provincial interior minister. Siyal will retain the portfolios of the Agriculture and Supply and Prices ministries in addition to his recently allocated portfolio, the notification said. A copy of the […]

SHC extends interim order restricting Sindh govt from removing IGP A.D. Khawaja

SHC extends interim order restricting Sindh govt from removing IGP A.D. Khawaja

Special Corr The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday extended until April 19 an interim order restraining the provincial government from removing Inspector General Police (IGP) AD Khawaja from his post. A two-member SHC bench headed by Justice Munib Akhtar put off the hearing as the applicant’s counsel failed to turn up due to an […]

Summary for Rangers special powers extension sent to Sindh CM Murad Shah

Summary for Rangers special powers extension sent to Sindh CM Murad Shah

The Sindh home department on Monday submitted a summary to the provincial chief minister’s office proposing a 90-day extension in the policing powers granted to the Rangers in Karachi Division. The special policing powers granted to Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, by the Sindh government under the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1997 to carry out raids and arrest […]

Sindh IGP A.D. Khawaja orders enquiry into Karachi heritage building demolition

Sindh IGP A.D. Khawaja orders enquiry into Karachi heritage building demolition

Our Correspondent Sindh Inspector General Police A.D. Khawaja on Monday launched an enquiry into the demolition of a 100-year-old building inside Jufelhurst School in Karachi’s Soldier Bazaar as citizens and activists are up in arms against the move. The IGP has ordered that a discreet enquiry into the suspected involvement of police officials in the […]

SHC suspends Sindh govt move to hand over iconic Karachi park to Bahria Town

SHC suspends Sindh govt move to hand over iconic Karachi park to Bahria Town

The Sindh High Court on Monday suspended a provincial government notification to hand over Karachi’s iconic park, Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim, to real estate giant Bahria Town for 10 years. A special bench of the SHC was hearing a petition filed by Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader and Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar. Akhtar’s petition followed a notification […]

Sindh govt announces public holiday on April 4

Sindh govt announces public holiday on April 4

  Agency KARACHI: The Sindh government has announced a public holiday across the province on Tuesday, April 4, to mark the 38th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.Bhutto, the founder of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), was executed in 1979.According to a notification issued by the provincial government, all government offices, semi-government, autonomous bodies, corporations […]

IG Sindh services surrendered to federal govt

IG Sindh services surrendered to federal govt

KARACHI: Sindh government has finally decided to surrender the services of Sindh IG Allah Dino Khawaja to the federal government. The provincial government sent a letter to the federal government on Friday and surrendered the services of IG Sindh, while also recommending three names for the post. “I am directed to refer to the subject noted […]

‘How can the Sindh govt handover the park without involving the mayor?’

‘How can the Sindh govt handover the park without involving the mayor?’

KARACHI: Reacting to the agreement of handing over of Bagh Ibne Qasim for 10 years to Bahria Town, Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar said the city government will not let the deal take place. Akhtar termed the deal an ‘injustice’ towards the residents of Karachi. Addressing the media at the Kothari Parade, Akhtar called the decision to […]

No Da’ish network in Sindh, says IG

No Da’ish network in Sindh, says IG

By Our Correspondent Sindh IG Allah Dino Khawaja said some seminaries that are suspected of facilitating terrorism or promoting extremism will also be included in the Fourth Schedule list under the Anti-Terrorism Act. PHOTO: EXPRESS HYDERABAD: Sindh IG Allah Dino Khawaja rejected the likelihood that the Iraq and Syria-based terrorist outfit, Da’ish, has established a network in […]

Acute water shortage expected from next week in Sindh

Acute water shortage expected from next week in Sindh

  Acute water shortage expected from next week in Sindh By Agency Kotri Barrage is the last barrage on River Indus in Sindh before the river ends in the Arabian Sea. Its four canals are an irrigation and drinking water source for Karachi, Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Thatta, Tando Muhammad Khan and Badin districts. PHOTO: FILE HYDERABAD: The […]

SC declares Sindh public service exam 2013 void

SC declares Sindh public service exam 2013 void

SC declares Sindh public service exam 2013 void By MONITORING DESK ISLAMABAD: The top court on Monday declared null and void all written tests and interviews held for Combine Competitive Exam (CCE)-2013 under Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC) and directed the provincial government to appoint chairman SPSC. A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim […]

CM Sindh approves hiring of 6,000 teachers

CM Sindh approves hiring of 6,000 teachers

KARACHI: The hiring of 6,000 teachers in the schools of Sindh was approved by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday. “The teachers will be appointed on merit,” he said while heading a meeting on education development portfolio. On the occasion, the chief minister told officials of the education department to open 2,000 schools in […]