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A Rs.1 billion medicine scam unearthed in Sindh


August 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) A huge scam involving purchase of drugs worth Rs.1 billion has been unearthed in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo News reported.An audit report for the 2012 financial ... Read more...

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Eight killed in stampede at Pakistan shrine


August 20th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Monday in a stampede at a dargah in Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said.The stampede at the Pir Jo ... Read more...

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Pakistani province has dead employees still on rolls


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) There are 338 dead employees on the rolls in Pakistan's Sindh province, leading a daily to wonder: "Governance? A troupe of performing parrots would do a ... Read more...

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167 peacocks dead in Pakistan


August 1st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) A total of 167 peacocks have died in Pakistan over the past three weeks, including five of them dying of viral disease, in the latest incident ... Read more...

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Teachers rent out Pakistani school during vacation


July 30th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Teachers of a government school in Pakistan's Sindh province gave the institute premises on lease to tailors, mat-weavers and vegetable vendors, and permitted paid parking for ... Read more...

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83 peacocks die of viral disease in Pakistan


July 29th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) A viral disease called "Ranikhet" has led to the death of at least 83 peacocks in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo News reported.The disease in Tharparkar district ... Read more...

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Three Hindu traders abducted in Pakistan


July 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) At least three Hindu traders, including president of a local Hindu council, have been kidnapped by unidentified people in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Online news ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s help but passengers miffed (Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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Air India passengers relieved to get home, some miffed with Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Back home after a 12-hour ordeal, some passengers of the Air India flight that made an emergency landing in Pakistan's southern Sindh province early Monday ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s cooperation (Evening Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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Emergency landing: India in touch with mission in Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai is in touch with the Indian High Commission in Islamabad over an emergency landing by an Air India flight in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Air India flight makes emergency landing in Pakistan (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) An Air India flight bound for New Delhi from Abu Dhabi with 122 passengers and six crew members made an emergency landing in Pakistan early Monday ... Read more...

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Pakistani kills wife, four kids


June 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) An unemployed man strangled his wife and four children in a village in Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said.Khushi Muhammad Lashari killed his wife Wilayi, ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pakistan clash


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) At least five people were killed and nine others injured Friday in a clash over the ongoing power crisis in Pakistan's Sindh province, police said.The clash ... Read more...

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Gilani visits Benazir grave


June 21st, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who was ousted from power by the Supreme Court, Thursday visited the grave of Benazir Bhutto to pay ... Read more...

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A marshy dispute: Sir Creek factfile


June 19th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sir Creek: A marshy dispute( Q and A.Factfile) Factfile on the India-Pakistan dispute on the Sir Creek marshlands on which the two countries concluded two days of talks in New Delhi ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan discuss Sir Creek; no headway


June 19th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday wrapped up their two-day talks on the Sir Creek marshlands without much headway, but agreed on finding "an amicable solution" to ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan begin talks on Sir Creek dispute


June 18th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Seeking a lasting solution to the decades-old maritime boundary dispute over Sir Creek in the Rann of Kutch marshland, India and Pakistan Monday began a ... Read more...

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Pakistan to release 23 jailed Indian juveniles


June 14th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) A total of 23 Indian juvenile prisoners lodged in Sindh province's jails in Pakistan will be released soon, according to a provincial minister.Sindh Law and Prisons ... Read more...

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27 kids die of measles in Sindh: WHO


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) At least 27 children under five years have died due to measles in Pakistan's Sindh province, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.The provincial health minister, ... Read more...

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TV reporter shot dead in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A TV reporter, his brother and a friend were gunned down in Pakistan's Sindh province Thursday night, a media report said Friday.Aurangzeb Tunio, reporter of a ... Read more...

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Two Chinese power projects to energise Pakistan


May 8th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) China will set up two wind power projects in Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said Tuesday.The two countries are to sign agreements for setting up ... Read more...

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Six hurt in 15 blasts across Pakistan province


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) At least six people were injured in 15 blasts across Pakistan's Sindh province Wednesday, a media report said.Four blasts targeted the ATM machines of National Bank ... Read more...

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Baby with six legs born in Pakistan


April 18th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) A baby born in Pakistan's Sindh province has six legs, with a doctor assessing that the removal of the parasitic limbs could be a "serious and ... Read more...

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Seven policemen killed in Pakistan


March 14th, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) At least seven policemen were shot dead by militants in Pakistan Tuesday.Three policemen were killed in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province, while four others ... Read more...

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Honour killing: Woman shot dead in Pakistan


March 7th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) A woman was shot dead in Pakistan's Sindh province after a tribal assembly ordered her killing for dishonouring the tribe's name.The incident took place in Shikarpur, ... Read more...

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Slap heard in Pakistan’s Supreme Court


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday began hearing an incident in which a political party's woman candidate slapped a polling officer during voting in an assembly by-poll, ... Read more...

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Blasts target rail tracks in Pakistan


February 27th, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Fourteen low-intensity bombs were detonated on rail tracks in southern Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said Monday.The explosions took place in eight districts of Sindh, ... Read more...

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One killed in Pakistan as militants attack rail tracks


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) At least one person was killed and train services were affected in Pakistan's Sindh province as rail tracks in many places were blown up by unidentified ... Read more...

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More needed for neglected Mohenjo-Daro: Pakistani daily


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) The magnificent ancient site of Mohenjo-Daro has been badly neglected, a leading Pakistani daily observed Wednesday, pointing out that much more needs to be done even ... Read more...

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Kaneria not cleared, say ICC and PCB


February 20th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said Monday that leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was never cleared for his alleged involvement in match-fixing ... Read more...

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Five gunned down in Pakistan


February 15th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Militants ambushed a car in Pakistan's Sindh province and rained bullets at the vehicle, killing all five occupants, a media report said.The attack took place on ... Read more...

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Mainpuri tobacco causing cancer?


January 28th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 28 (IANS) Pakistan's Sindh province is reported to have banned the "Mainpuri tambakoo". And Indian doctors and activists too are talking of an alarming rise in the number ... Read more...

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Jobless Pakistanis to get loan through lucky draw


January 27th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Sindh province will disburse interest-free loans to jobless youths through a draw of lots.The Sindh government has provided Rs.12 billion to give interest-free loans of ... Read more...

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Alarming HIV/AIDS surge among Pakistan’s drug addicts


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) There is an alarming surge in HIV/AIDS cases among injecting drug users (IDUs) in Pakistan, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) says.HIV/AIDS prevalence among IDUs in ... Read more...

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