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Over 900 children went missing in Sindh in 2017

KARACHI: Adviser to the CM on Social Welfare Shamim Mumtaz has informed the Sindh Assembly that more than 900 children went missing from Sindh in 2017. The children disappeared for a number of reasons, including kidnapping for ransom and running away from home after developing differences with elders. She said police managed to recover 650…

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Zainab murder: Film, TV stars hold protest

KARACHI: Dozens of film and TV actors on Friday staged a protest in front of Sindh Assembly against the rape and killing of seven-year-old Zainab in Kasur. The demonstrators mostly people from showbiz industry were first denied entry to the Sindh Assembly, but on insistence they were allowed to record their protest. “For how long…

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Nusrat Sehar Abbasi condemns ‘Black Friday’ term

KARACHI: PML-F MPA Nusrat Sehar Abbasi said on Monday that using the term ‘Black Friday’ should be condemned since Friday was an auspicious and revered day for Muslims around the globe. The PML-F leader gave a speech on Monday during a session of the provincial assembly during which she denounced the ‘Black Friday’ title. “Why…

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PPP to sweep next general election in Karachi: Durrani

NAWABSHAH: Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani has said that in upcoming general elections, people of Karachi would exercise their right to vote without any fear and they will elect genuine representatives. While addressing a large gathering of Pakhtoon community and later on talking to media persons here on Saturday, the Speaker Sindh Assembly said…

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Laugh yourselves silly with this humorous exchange between SA MPAs

KARACHI: The focus of discussion during a Sindh Assembly session turned towards cars and gas cylinders, inciting laughs among those present, on Friday.  The discussion during a session of the Sindh Assembly turned informal when MPA Deewan Chawla asked where are gas cylinders fitted inside cars? Provincial minister Nasir Shah, containing his laughter, asked Chawla…

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Sindh Assembly adopts resolution to revive student unions

KARACHI: The Provincial Assembly (PA) of Sindh Monday passed a resolution to get revived students union in educational institutions here. The resolution was tabled by PPP-MPA Abdul Sattar Rajpar. He said that the ban on Student Unions was imposed by a dictator and democratic government should lift it. PPP-MPA Khairunisa Mughal said that student unions…

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Watch: Lawmakers speak on stray dogs roaming in Sindh Assembly premises

Members of the Sindh Assembly commented on stray dogs roaming in the premises of the Parliament.

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Disabled persons protest outside Sindh Assembly

KARACHI: A protest was staged outside Sindh Assembly on Monday by disabled persons who sought jobs from the government.  Police instantly sprang into action when a group comprising of disabled persons from all over the province staged a protest outside Sindh Assembly. “We’ve come from all over the province and won’t leave till we are…

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Sindh Assembly resolution condemns PTI’s demand of early polls

KARACHI: Sindh Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Tehreek-i-Insaf leadership’s demand for early elections and dissolving the democratically elected assemblies. The resolution reads: “This state of mind tantamounts to disregard the right of citizens of the country who elect their representatives for five years in accordance with the constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.”…

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Dina Wadia’s death: Sindh Assembly observes a minute of silence

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Friday observed a minute of silence for remembering the late Dina Wadia, the daughter of father of the nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The business of the day on the floor of the provincial assembly seized up for a minute in respect of her. The assembly members also prayed and…

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Govt, opposition agree to retain number of National Assembly seats

ISLAMABAD: The federal government and opposition has agreed to retain the number of seats in of the National Assembly (NA), Samaa reported. The decision was made in a NA session presided by Speaker Ayaz Sadiq. The government and opposition members also reached to a consensus on new delimitation and revision of the number of seats…

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Sindh Assembly approved resolution to rename Civil Hospital after Dr Adeeb Rizvi in 2015

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly had approved a resolution two years ago in 2015 to rename Civil Hospital after the founder and director of SIUT Dr Adeeb Rizvi.  According to details, the resolution was presented in Sindh Assembly on April 28, 2015 by PML-F’s Saeed Nizamani. On Saturday, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah announced…

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Sindh Assembly passes resolution calling for PM’s resignation

NEWS DESK: A resolution was passed in the Sindh Assembly session on Tuesday demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down. According to the resolution tabled by PPP lawmaker Khairunisa Mughal, a majority of Sindh Assembly members – including Nisar Khuhro, Ghulam Qadir Chandio and Dr Sikandar Mandhro – demanded that the prime minister should…

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Sindh Govt institutes new accountability institution

SUKKUR: Sindh Government has instituted a new accountability institution after which it recently passed a bill to repeal the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Ordinance 1999. Sindh’s Information Minister Nasir Shah made the announcement while speaking to Samaa TV at Sukkur Airport. Shah said that the new institution will be independent and hold accountability process in…

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NAB loses right to take action against Sindh govt’s officers, institutions

KARACHI: Sindh Assembly passed a bill on Monday to repeal the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Ordinance 1999 under which the bureau loses its right to take action against the provincial government’s institutions and officers.  Amid a rowdy protest from the opposition benches in a session of Sindh Assembly, the bill to repeal NAB’s powers was presented…

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Video: PPP, MQM leaders indulge in war of words

KARACHI: MPAs belonging to the Pakistan Peoples Party and Muttahida Quami Movement once again clashed on Thursday and exchanged hot words after the former criticised the latter for not performing despite being in government for the past nine years.  According to details, MQM’s MPA and Leader of Opposition in Sindh Assembly Khawaja Izharul Hasan spoke out…

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ECP seeks Imran Khan to respond in disqualification case

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Tuesday restored the petition of Hashim Ali Bhutta regarding disqualification of PTI Chief Imran Khan and summoned response from him. Heading a five-member bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sardar Raza heard the petition about the disqualification of Imran Khan. The Commission has also ordered PTI Chief…

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Video: Imdad Pitafi attains the spotlight again for all the wrong reasons

Imdad Pitafi, a PPP MPA from Sindh Assembly, once again attracted media glare for reasons not as much seemly. Faced with ear-deafening furor at the provincial assembly, Imdad Pitafi had to blast his sound out of proportions to be heard. Watch what he said.

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Sindh Assembly adopts resolution against Imran Khan

KARACHI: Lawmakers belonging to PML-N and MQM-Pakistan (MQM-P) passed a resolution against PTI Chief Imran Khan for his “irresponsible, non-political and misguiding attitude” to the nation. MPA Sorath Thebo tabled the resolution which reads “The august house condemns the irresponsible, non-political and misguiding attitude, behavior of Imran Khan as he is continuously misguiding the nation…

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Sindh Assembly pays tributes to Cricketer Younus Khan

KARACHI: Sindh Assembly Monday paid tremendous tributes to Pakistan Cricketer Younus Khan on reaching the scalp of 10,000 runs in Test Cricket. PTI MPA Khurrum Sher Zaman tabled a resolution to praise Younus for becoming first Pakistan batsman to score such a land mark in the test cricket. The assembly lauded his services in the…

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Sindh PA renames two universities

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly Monday unanimously passed two bills into law by making amendments to renaming two universities as Abdul Sattar Edhi University Karachi and Mohtrama Fatima Jinnah University Hyderabad. A motion was moved by the Sindh Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Food Nisar Ahmed Khuhro here for supplementary agenda to introduce some bills including…

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