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Cracker blast breaks railway track in Sukkur

SUKKUR: A cracker blast on a railway line near Kot Lalu of the city of Sindh province has broken the railway track. According to details, an explosion took place on the railway track near Kot Lalu. Railway sources said that

ECNEC approves construction of Hyderabad-Sukkur motorway

ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved the construction of Hyderabad- Sukkur motorway at the revised PC-1 cost of Rs 191.471 billion. The 306 kilometers six-lane divided, fenced motorway would be constructed on Built Operate Transfer

At least 13 passengers dead as speeding coach overturns near Sukkur

SUKKUR: At least 13 people were killed when a passenger coach overturned due to over-speeding near Sukkur. The passenger coach was going to Karachi from Multan when it crashed on the National Highway near Pano Aqi. At least 13 people

PM announces Rs446bn development package for Sindh

SUKKUR: Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced a mega development package worth Rs446 billion rupees for socio-economic progress of the backward districts in Sindh. The prime minister along with the members of the federal cabinet including Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Asad

PM to announce mega package during Sukkur visit today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to arrive in Sukkur on Friday (today) where he will announce an economic package for Sindh. The economic package estimated at Rs446 million will prove to be a guarantor for the socio economic

Woman killed, 30 injured as train derails near Sukkur

SUKKUR: A passenger was killed and several others were injured when eight coaches of the Karachi Express were derailed near Rohri in the wee hours on Sunday. The train was en route to Lahore from Karachi when it met an

DC Qambar-Shahdadkot sentenced to seven years for corruption

SUKKUR: An accountability court (AC) in Sukkur announced its reserved judgment in the Municipal Corporation Sukkur corruption case. The court awarded seven years imprisonment to Deputy Commissioner Qambar-Shahdadkot Javed Ahmed Jagirani along with eleven others co-accused in the case. The

CTD guns down two TTP terrorists in Sukkur

KARACHI: Two terrorists were arrested in injured condition after an exchange of fire with the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) officials in Sukkur but later succumbed to their wounds.  CTD in-charge Mazhar Shahwani said the law-enforcement agency conducted a raid after receiving

Maryam Nawaz shares a snap as she travels to Sukkur

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice-President Maryam Nawaz has recently shared a picture with other party workers as she is travelling to Sukkur. In a post, she shared, “On our way to Sukkur. ⁦Marriyum Aurangzeb trying to protect the sandwiches

CM Sindh reviews flood situation at Sukkur Barrage

SUKKUR: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah visited Sukkur Barrage on Monday and reviewed the flood situation in the river. Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said that there is a moderate flood situation at the Sukkur Barrage, while

Mentally-ill patient kills 10 family members in Sukkur

SUKKUR: A mentally-ill patient on Wednesday killed ten members of his own family in Pano Aqil. The deceased included six women and four children. The incident took place within the limits of Sukkur Cantt police station. The mother, sister, wife,

Rangers, police conduct seach operation in Sindh’s jails

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh and Police on Friday conducted search operations in three jails in the province over an imminent threat of terrorism. According to a Rangers spokesperson, the paramilitary force conducted search operations in Central Jail Karachi, Hyderabad and

NAB claims to recover Rs10 billion in wheat scam

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) released a report on the wheat crisis in Sindh and claimed to have uncovered Rs10.612 billion in the inquiries of wheat scam against the Sindh Food Departments for theft of wheat Rs15.85 billion. The bureau

Sindh departments issuing development contracts despite lockdown

KARACHI: While there is a province-wide lockdown across Sindh, various government organisations and departments are continuing to release tenders and contracts for development projects behind closed offices. Sources revealed that the Executive Engineer (XEN) at Works and Services Department Sukkur

Sukkur woman ‘sells’ daughter to settle debt

SUKKUR: A debt-ridden woman in Sukkur sold her young daughter to settle a debt with a private money lender. Police received tip-off about a child marriage being carried out in the rural area of Salehpat. They conducted a raid at

Assets Case: NAB to present Khursheed Shah in court today

SUKKUR: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Syed Khursheed Shah will be presented by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) before the accountability court today in the assets case. Syed Khursheed Shah has been under treatment at the National Institute of Cardiovascular

Minor fire erupts in Sukkur Express near Shikarpur

SHIKARPUR: A minor fire erupted on the Jacobabad-bound Sukkar Express today on Friday. According to sources, the fire broke out due to short-circuit and damaged one bogey.  The train started its journey from Karachi and the incident occurred when it

JUI-F Chief to chair Majlis-e-Shoora meeting in Sukkur today

SUKKUR: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman will chair a meeting of the Majlis-e-Shoora on Thursday. The JUI-F Chief reached Sukkur from Islamabad earlier on Wednesday. He was accompanied by Abdul Ghafoor Haidri, Akram Durani and central leadership of the

Anti-govt march: Shehbaz Sharif to meet JUI-F chief on Oct 15

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif is expected to meet Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on 15th October. The PML-N leader told that Maulana Fazlur Rehman has welcomed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s suggestions about Azadi

Four dead due to unhygienic food in Sukkur

SUKKUR: At least four people died on Sunday due to the consumption of unhygienic food in Pano Akil. Taking notice of the incident, the Sindh health minister Azra Fazal Pechuho has formed a 12-member committee and sought a report within

Khursheed Shah remanded in NAB custody till October 14

SUKKUR: Pakistan People Party (PPP) senior leader Khursheed Shah was presented by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) today before an accountability court in assets beyond income case. The accountability court conducted hearing of the case related to the arrest of

Court approves Khursheed Shah’s 10-day physical remand

SUKKUR: An accountability court has granted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) a 10-day remand of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leader Khursheed Shah in assets beyond income case. The NAB had requested for a 15-day remand of the PPP leader. 

Assets Case: NAB presents Khursheed Shah in Court today

SUKKUR: Pakistan People Party (PPP) senior leader Khursheed Shah was presented by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday before an accountability court in assets beyond income case. Khursheed Shah was presented in the NAB court in Sukkur under strict

Assets case: NAB granted Khursheed Shah’s transit remand

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court has approved a two-day transit remand of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leader Syed Khursheed Shah in assets beyond means case. Khursheed Shah was presented before Judge Mohammad Bashir in the Accountability Court today and requested

Railway minister announces Sukkur-Karachi train

SUKKUR: A speedy train has been started between Sukkur and Karachi according to an announcement by Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed. While talking to media at Sukkur railway station, Sheikh Rasheed said, “The present government has started three new trains