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At least 18 killed in a deadly road accident in Sindh

At least 18 people were killed when a truck crashed into a parked bus near Hala, district Matiari on Monday. The long haul truck slammed into the back of the bus, which was stopped on the side of the national highway with a flat tyre near Hyderabad. Several passengers were on the side of the…

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One killed, 14 injured in traffic accident near Hyderabad

An accident near Hyderabad claimed one life on Saturday and left 14 people injured. A vehicle travelling on the Tando Muhammad Khan Road from Badin crashed into a bus. Women and children were also among the 14 injured in the accident. The police said the bus was travelling to Hyderabad from Badin.

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Sindh headlines: Minister’s dual nationality challenged, slum areas neglected

SAMAA Digital brings you the major headlines from newspapers across Sindh. 1. Sindh caretaker minister has dual nationality Daily Kawish, Hyderabad The caretaker Sindh minister for culture, Syed Junaid Shah, has a dual nationality, according to a former Supreme Court judge, Justice (retd) Zia Pervez from Transparency International. He has written a letter to the…

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Bilawal vows strict action against non-performing lawmakers

Chairman Pakistan People’s Party chairman, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, continued his election campaign on Tuesday to mobilise workers and masses for July 25 elections. The PPP leader resumed his road caravan on the second day from Hyderabad. He addressed party workers at Latifabad, Qasimabad, Tando Jam, Hala, Matiyari and Shahdadpur. He was welcomed by thousands of supporters…

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Bilawal Bhutto kicks off Sindh election tour

Pakistan People’s Party Chairman, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, addressed his supporters on Monday in different cities, while leading an election rally from Karachi to Hyderabad. The PPP chairman is on three-day visit to Sindh to hold public gatherings in an attempt to reach out to the voters ahead of the general elections. The rally came a…

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Sindh headlines: GDA govt, Hyderabad seats, jiyalas join PTI

Samaa Digital brings to you the major headlines from newspapers across Sindh. 1. GDA to form next govt in Sindh: Pir Pagara Daily Kawish, Hyderabad The Grand Democratic Alliance will win a majority of seats in Sindh and form the next provincial government, said Syed Sibghatullah Shah Rashdi (Pir Pagara), who is also head of…

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Blasts on track halts railway traffic in Hyderabad

Railway traffic was affected for over an hour following two blasts on a railway track in Hyderabad. Police said on Saturday that potholes were caused by the blasts near Gaddo Chowk, which is why trains were forced to stop at different station. Rangers and police arrived at the scene and started gathering evidence. A search…

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No water, no patience: Protests break out in Karachi, Hyderabad

Muhammad Ali Hafeez & Faqir Saleem The taps in many parts of Karachi and Hyderabad have no water. Karachi’s online water tanker service is of no use either. The people headed to the KWSB managing director’s office to protest. “I have been trying to call the water board since 9am,” said one man from Clifton….

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Won’t sit in Sindh Assembly if I’m elected and not given powers, says Kamal

PSP chief Mustafa Kamal said in an episode Khara Sach with Mubashir Lucman that his party were to get 51 seats in the Sindh Assembly like the MQM but if the Sindh government did not grant it powers, then he would peacefully protest with his MPAs and then resign. “I will not sit in the…

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Six of a family die in road tragedy near Jamshoro

At least six people of a family were killed in an accident on M9 Motorway near Jamshoro, Samaa reported Tuesday. According to our correspondent, a vehicle collided head-on with truck on M9 Motorway near Looni Kot. Six people died on the spot while two others were wounded in the deadly road crash. They were rushed…

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Hyderabad: PML-N workers confront Rana Mashhood

Reported by: Fakir Saleem Angry PML-N workers surrounded Punjab minister Rana Mashhood’s car and shouted slogans of ‘Voter Ko Izat Do’ before police stepped in to break up the protest.  Rana Mashhood’s car was stopped by PML-N supporters who threw themselves to the ground and started shouting slogans of ‘Voter Ko Izat Do’. PML-N workers…

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Kidnapped newborn dies after recovery

By Fakir Saleem HYDERABAD: A newborn, who was briefly kidnapped from Hyderabad Civil Hospital yesterday, passed away during treatment on Wednesday, family and police said. The newborn was under treatment after his pre-mature birth before he was snatched by a woman posing to be her aunt on Tuesday afternoon. Hyderabad police recovered the child late…

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NAB to hold ‘Khuli Kachehri’ in Hyderabad

KARACHI: The Director General of National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Karachi, will hold a ‘Khuli Kachehri’ in Hyderabad on April 20 (Friday). It will be held from 11am to 1pm. Officials said people of Hyderabad, Jamshoro and other districts can lodge their complaints in the open public forum of DG NAB Mohammad Altaf Bawany.

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Newborn kidnapped from Hyderabad hospital

By Faqeer Saleem HYDERABAD: A newborn baby was kidnapped from Civil Hospital in Hyderabad on Tuesday, family and police said. The newborn was brought to Civil Hospital on Tuesday morning shortly after his premature birth in a private health facility. “There is no incubator in the hospital, where my son was born. I brought him…

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Two lawyers go missing from Khairpur

Sahil Jogi Two lawyers went missing from Khairpur Tuesday. Advocate Jafar Ali Shah, the former general secretary of the Khairpur District Bar Association, and Advocate Imran Pathan had left Khairpur for Hyderabad in their car early Tuesday morning. At around 10am, their car was found stranded in Kandiaro, Naushero Feroz. Lawyers started to protest in…

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Alliance with Nawaz, Zardari impossible, says Imran Khan

HYDERABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has ruled out the possibility of his party’s political alliance with PML-N and PPP, Samaa reported Friday. “Come what may, we will not make alliance with Nawaz Sharif and Asif Zardari. It’s impossible,” said the PTI chief while speaking to reporters in Hyderabad. Imran Khan is in the city…

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PTI worker loses his cool during Dr Arif Alvi’s presser

A PTI worker lost his cool during Dr Arif Alvi’s press conference in Hyderabad–urging the senior party representative to listen to his case.  “If you don’t listen to me I will hurt myself,” he said to Alvi. ” I have been a worker of PTI for the past 25 years. I am being neglected.” The…

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Four years on, Hyderabad ‘safe city project’ remains incomplete

Reported by: Naveed Rajput HYDERABAD: Only five CCTV cameras have been installed across various areas of the city as part of the Hyderabad safe city project. As a result, criminals in the city continue to carry out nefarious activities with impunity.  It has been four years since Sindh Police announced the project, according to which…

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Students blatantly cheat in first matriculation exam

SUKKUR/HYDERABAD/LARKANA: In the first matriculation exam held across various cities of Sindh, students resorted to blatant cheating in a bid to pass with flying colours.  In one exam center in Larkana, students could be seen using mobile phone with impunity to search for answers or take pictures of solutions as they attempted their paper. In…

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LEAs arrest five suspects in Hyderabad, foil major terror plot

HYDERABAD: Law enforcement personnel foiled a major terror plot on Friday by arresting five suspects before they could carry out an attack.  On the basis of intelligence reports, law enforcement personnel raided a house located near Hatri Bypass. Explosive materials were recovered from the house and five suspects were taken into custody. All five suspects…

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I’m the MQM-P chief, claims Farooq Sattar after intra-party polls

After controversial intra-party elections, Muttahida Qaumi Movement PIB Group’s leader, Farooq Sattar, claimed that he is the only head of MQM Pakistan. He said the workers, through today’s intra-party polls, have authorized him to lead and run affairs of the party. Watch his views…

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