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Sindh headlines: Rangers safeguard water bodies, election boycott

SAMAA Digital brings you the major headlines from newspapers across Sindh. 1. Rangers called in to stop water theft in the province Daily Kawish, Hyderabad After requests by irrigation authorities, Rangers have been deployed along different canals, distributaries and channels to stop water theft and ensure the provision of irrigation water to tail-end areas. 2. Growers…

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Steven Gerrard named Rangers manager

Rangers on Friday unveiled former Liverpool and England midfielder Steven Gerrard as their new manager, confirming he would join the Scottish Premiership club this summer on a four-year deal. “I am honoured to become the next manager of Rangers,” Gerrard said in a statement on the club’s website. “I have enormous respect for this football…

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Case records destroyed as fire breaks out at Karachi City Courts

Reporting by Irfanul Haq & Salman Ahmed Files containing case records were burnt as a fire broke out at a Karachi court late Tuesday night. The fire erupted at the warehouse and record room of the City Courts in Saddar at 2:25am. Blasts were heard as explosive material and ammunition were stored at the warehouse….

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PSL: Governor says he kept his promise on Karachi final

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair on Friday said he had kept his promise of holding the final of Pakistan Super League in Karachi. “The final of PSL 2017 was held two weeks after I took charge as Governor of Sindh. I then promised to the people of Karachi that the next final would be held…

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March-past of armed, civil forces in Pakistan Day parade

ISLAMABAD: Contingents of Pakistan’s armed and civil forces performed a march past in the Pakistan Day 2018 parade in Islamabad. Personnel of Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force along with Rangers, Special Services Group and Police performed in the march past. The navy and air force personnel of UAE’s Navy and Air Force also took…

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Arrangements for PSL 2018 matches in Lahore being given final touches

LAHORE: Final touches are being given to the arrangements for the Pakistan Super League 2018 matches in Lahore. Police, Dolphin Force and other security institutions did a flag-march on the route and the areas near the local hotel on Friday. The plan of deployment of Pakistan Army inside the Gaddafi Stadium has been completed. Pakistan…

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Rangers jawan martyred, suspect killed in Lyari shootout

Report by : Kamran Jalil KARACHI: A Rangers personnel embraced martyrdom and a suspect was killed in an exchange of fire in Karachi’s Lyari area on Tuesday evening. Acting on a tip-off about presence of terrorists, police and Rangers conducted a joint operation in Lyari when the attack happened, a police official said. SSP City…

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ECP allows media coverage for Senate elections

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission allowed media to cover the Senate elections on Saturday, Samaa reported. A press release by ECP stated that it has directed the authorities to allow journalists to enter Parliament to cover the Senate polls. The notification instructed reporters to cover the elections from the press gallery. One hundred and thirty five candidates…

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Punjab Rangers kill three terrorists in DG Khan

Punjab Rangers along with Elite Police and Intelligence Agencies conducted IBO at a location in DG Khan. During exchange of fire three terrorists were killed while two Rangers soldiers injured. Prepared IED, Rocket Launcher, AK-47, grenades and ammunition recovered from the slain militants.

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Five injured as situation tense during KDA operation

KARACHI: Five people were injured when law and order situation became tense when Karachi Development Authority (KDA) carried out a crackdown on an illegal mobile market at Surjani Town. According to details, KDA authorities launched an operation to raze an illegal mobile market to the ground at Surjani Town. People gathered at the scene and…

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Funeral of deceased Rangers soldier held in Karachi

KARACHI: Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a Rangers soldier in Karachi on Monday. The shooting took place in Landhi area of the city. The funeral of the deceased paramilitary soldier was held in Karachi and was attended by various Rangers officials, including DG Rangers Major Gen Muhammad Saeed. According to SSP Malir Adeel Chandio, a…

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Rangers man killed in Karachi firing incident

KARACHI: Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a Rangers personnel in Karachi on Monday, SAMAA reported. The shooting took place in Landhi area of the city. According to SSP Malir Adeel Chandio, a Rangers personnel and a policeman were injured in a firing incident. The two were rushed to hospital, where Rangers man succumbed to his…

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Naqeeb murder: Jirga sets up camp at Sohrab Goth

KARACHI: Members of Naqeebullah Mehsud’s family will arrive in Karachi today (Monday). Local people and Mehsud tribes conducted a Jirga earlier to see about arrangements before the family arrive. The Jirga of Mehsud tribes and local people have put in place a camp at Sohrab Goth to make security arrangements before the arrival of Naqeeb’s…

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Punjab Rangers arrest eight suspect terrorists

RAWALPINDI :Pakistan Rangers Punjab along with police and intelligence agencies carried out intelligence based operations (IBOs) in Lahore and DG Khan and apprehended eight suspect terrorists, including three unregistered Afghans. Ammunition, explosive, prepared Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), detonators and weapons were also recovered, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement issued here on Friday.APP

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Three suspected terrorists killed in Karachi operation

KARACHI: Three suspected terrorists were killed in a joint operation carried out by paramilitary Rangers force and counter-terrorism department of the Sindh police in Karachi on Tuesday. According to Rangers’ spokesman, paramilitary force and CTD conducted an intelligence-based search operation in Baldia Qaimkhani Colony. Terrorists holed up in a house opened fire on security personnel, leading…

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Authorities step up efforts to retrieve Uzair Baloch’s foreign assets

KARACHI: Authorities and investigators in Pakistan have stepped up efforts to bring back Uzair Baloch’s foreign assets, SAMAA reported on Saturday.  Uzair Baloch was one of the most feared gangsters in Lyari until he was arrested by Rangers earlier this year. Investigators have found out that the Lyari gang-war leader owns several assets abroad in…

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1,948 terrorists arrested during Karachi operation, military leadership tells Senate

NEWS DESK: As many as 1,948 terrorists were apprehended while another 8,780 suspects were handed over to the police, the Senate was told by the military leadership on Tuesday. The session of the Senate Committee of the Whole House has begun as Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Jawed Bajwa arrived at the Parliament House. He is…

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DG Punjab Rangers distributes cash among Tehreek Labbaik members

Pakistan Rangers Punjab DG Maj-Gen Azhar Naveed hands out envelopes with a token Rs1000 as bus fare to members of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasul Allah who were recently released from detention following the government’s agreement with the protesters.  “Aren’t we also with you?” says Maj-Gen Azhar Naveed when told by a Tehreek-e-Labbaik’s member that his party…

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Nawaz Sharif advised to remove Zahid Hamid, send him abroad: Sources

ISLAMABAD: Close aides of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif have suggested him to take Law Minister Zahid Hamid’s resignation and send him abroad, according to sources. Reports said PML-N stalwarts have advised Nawaz Sharif to accept the demand of protestors regarding removal of Zahid Hamid in a bid to end the current political turmoil. Sources said…

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Tehreek-e-Labbaik announces countywide wheel-jam strike

LAHORE: Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYR) has announced countywide wheel-jam strike on Monday against government’s crackdown on the religious party supporters at Faizabad Interchange, Samaa reported. It was announced by senior leader of TLYR, Ashraf Asif Jalali, at a press conference here. On the other hand, thousands more protesters massed in major cities, including Karachi…

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Army cannot use force against its own people: General Bajwa tells PM Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa told Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday that the military cannot use force against its own people, Samaa reported. The assertion came in a meeting between the two high-ups on how to end the three-week-long protest sit-in of religious parties outside Islamabad. According to our correspondent, the…

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