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Three cases of dog bite reported in Shikarpur

Parents claim there are no vaccines in hospitals

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October 1, 2019


Sindhi singer Jigar Jalal, four others rescued from Shikarpur

He was kidnapped five days ago

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August 23, 2019


Eight-year-old shifted to hospital after suspected rape in Shikarpur

The police are investigating the case

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July 30, 2019


Man murders HIV-positive wife in Shikarpur

He accused her of having an extramarital affair

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May 29, 2019


10 people killed in Shikarpur accident

Eight people have been injured

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May 20, 2019


Three gunned down over feud

Two others were injured

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May 6, 2019


Four Daish members arrested in Shikarpur encounter: police

Police say they were also involved in a string of attacks in rural Sindh

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March 20, 2019


Sehwan bombing: Prime suspects from Daesh killed in Shikarpur encounter, says police

The suspected militants were also involved in the Shikarpur suicide attack in 2015

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February 28, 2019


Eight-year-old dies after being electrocuted in Shikarpur

Another young man died after being bitten by a snake

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October 2, 2018


No ambulance for murdered lady health worker in Shikarpur

SHIKARPUR: The city’s sole lady health worker was allegedly murdered in cold blood. As per reports, an ambulance was not even provided for the funeral of the woman.  According to details, Mehtab, Shikarpur’s only lady health worker, died after being in coma for a total of five days. Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has…

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November 28, 2017


Mobile phone services suspended across major cities of Pakistan

KARACHI/LAHORE/PESHAWAR: Cellular services were suspended across the major cities of Pakistan on Saturday to in accordance with security arrangements for the 9th Muharram rallies being taken out in several cities of the country.  A notification by the Home Department of Sindh had on Friday stated that cellular services across several cities of Sindh which included…

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September 30, 2017


12 killed, 20 injured as two armed groups clash in Shikarpur

SHIKARPUR: A bloody conflict in Shikarpur between two groups on Monday claimed the lives of 12 people.  According to details, the clash took place between two groups of the Jatoi tribe on a longstanding issue. Firing could still be heard in the area, which according to a SAMAA correspondent, had turned into a no-go area….

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July 3, 2017


Another bid for child marriage foiled

Parents who were holding the marriage of their minor children in Shikarpur, have been arrested and their children have been shifted to Women Protection Cell. Watch this video report.

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January 18, 2017


Poor woman gives birth to baby in hospital lawn

SHIKARPUR: A poor woman gave birth to her child in hospital lawn after doctors reportedly refused to admit the pregnant lady in the medical facility at Shikarpur city of Sindh. The incident exposes shameful situation in government-run hospitals of Sindh where pregnant women lack adequate facilities for birth, most of them die of labour pain….

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January 14, 2017


Four killed as Karachi-bound bus collides with truck

KARACHI: Four persons were killed and several others wounded on Thursday night in a collision between a Karachi-bound passenger bus and a truck on the highway near Shikarpur, rescue officials said.

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December 23, 2016


PPP wins Shikarpur by-election

SHIKARPUR: PPP candidate Imtiaz Sheikh on Thursday won the by-election of PS-11, Shikarpur, unofficial results show. Sheikh, who recently quit the PML-F and joined the ruling PPP, bagged 36, 178 votes against JUI-F’s Nasir Mahmud Soomro, who stood second with 27, 292 votes. – SAMAA

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October 20, 2016


PS-11 by-poll underway in Shikarpur

SHIKARPUR: Polling for by-election is in progress in Sindh Assembly constituency, PS-11 Shikarpur. The polling will continue till 5.00 pm without any break. A total of five candidates are in the run, but the main contest is expected between Pakistan Peoples Party’s Imtiaz Ahmad Shaikh and Maulana Nasir Mehmood Soomro of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl. The…

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October 20, 2016


Imtiaz Sheikh gets PPP ticket for Shikarpur by-election

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has awarded its ticket to Imtiaz Sheikh for contesting upcoming by-election in Shikarpur district of Sindh. The by-election on the provincial assembly seat will take place on October 20. Sheikh has recently resigned as member of Sindh Assembly and joined the ruling PPP. He was previously elected on PML-F’s ticket….

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September 17, 2016