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LG constituencies' delimitation in accordance with Constitution KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Sharjeel Inam Memon on Sunday defended the recent delimitation of Local government constituencies in the province and described it as in accordance with the Constitution and the law.He maintained that Pakistan Peoples Party Government had taken into confidence all the political parties, being stakeholders in the province, including Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) during the process of delimitation.Memon was addressing a press conference in his office to explain his party's position on this account. President PPP, Karachi Division Abdul Qadir Patel and Senator Saeed Ghani were also present.He said PPP is the only national political party which has due representation of all the communities speaking different languages and belonging to different religions.He said it is for the first time that the local Government elections were being held on party basis.He maintained that due consultation was made with all the political parties including MQM, ...

Dry weather with cool night, hazy morning expected in city KARACHI: Dry weather with cool night and hazy morning is expected in the city over the next 24 hours.The minimum temperature will remain between 10 and 12 degrees centigrade, said a statement from local Met Office here on Sunday.Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas divisions will experience dry weather with cool/cold night and hazy/misty morning. Sukkur and Larkana divisions will have dry weather with cold night and misty or foggy morning.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...
Light rain likely in Malakand, Hazara Divisions, GB ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday forecast light rain with snowfall over the hills in Malakand, Hazara divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan during next 24 hours.Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Balochistan and Kashmir during the next 24 hours.According to the synoptic situation, a shallow westerly trough was affecting northern parts of the country and likely to persist during the next 24 hours.The lowest minimum ...
Lowari tunnel closes due to Heavy snowfall ISLAMABAD: Lowari tunnel the only road communication liking Chitral with other parts of the country has once again closed after heavy rain and snowfall on Sunday.With heavy snowfall in the district, the communication system has been badly affected and most of the link roads including Lowari tunnel have closed for all types of vehicular transportation, causing much inconvenience to the commuters, private news channel reported.Scores of vehicles including passenger carriers with men, women and children ...
Saad offers to run special train on BB death anniversary ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has offered to run special train on the death anniversary of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto to facilitate people who wanted to attend it.Talking to media, he said, "I have extended offer as goodwill gesture to opposition leader in National Assembly Syed Kahursheed Shah and Qamar Zaman Kaira for running special train on death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto.He said Shaheed Benazir Bhutto was not the leader of Pakistan ...
Sindh CM to inaugurate Long Range Shooting Contest, distribute prizes LARKANA: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah is arriving on a day's visit to Kamber-Shahdadkot district on Sunday.According to the programme, the Chief Minister will be the chief guest at the Third Late Nawab Shabir Ahmed Khan Chandio Long Range Shooting Competition at Kot Nawab (Ghartal) in District Kamber-Shahdadkot at Kamber on Sunday at 2:00 PM.He will distribute prizes among the winners on the occasion.The Sindh Chief Minister will also attend a dinner hosted ...
Police arrest 62 accused in last 24 hours KARACHI: The Karachi police in their ongoing drive against criminals, arrested 62 accused from different parts of the metropolis during the past 24 hours.A police official on Saturday said that those arrested included 14 absconders/proclaimed offenders besides those allegedly involved in dacoities, robberies, extortions and other crimes.One Kalashnikov and 16 pistols/revolvers/mousers were also recovered from their possession. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...


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