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Pakistan issues visas to 220 Hindu pilgrims from India

They will visit a temple in Sukkur

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December 5, 2018


Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth: PPP senator gifts Asif Ali Zardari a high-bred horse

He was gifted the horse in Sukkur on December 1

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December 2, 2018


Police slap two Sukkur residents after roadblock altercation

The road was blocked for the entry test for the Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College

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October 28, 2018


Three killed in car accident near Sindh’s Pano Aqil

The car was travelling from Sadiqabad to Karachi

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October 28, 2018


Nine children killed after wall collapses in Sukkur

Two children were also injured

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October 11, 2018


Careem launches service in Sukkur

Sukkur is the third largest city in Sindh and home to 500,000 people

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September 4, 2018


A man has been arrested for throwing acid on a 20-year-old woman in Sukkur

The police have arrested a suspect in an acid attack case in Sindh’s Sukkur district. They are still looking for the second suspect. SAMAA TV correspondent Sahil Jogi reported that a man threw acid on a 20-year-old woman for rejecting him. The incident occurred in the Islam Colony area, in the jurisdiction of the New…

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August 27, 2018


NA-206, Sukkur: PPP’s Khursheed Shah leads …

NA-206, Sukkur: The former National Assembly leader of the opposition, Khursheed Shah of the PPP is leading with 48,103 votes followed by Tahir Hussain Shah of the PTI who bagged 31,054 votes as of 2:30 a.m. Other candidates: Muhammad Saleh Indhar of the MMA. Naheed Begum of the PSP. Habibullah Siddiqui is an independent. Profile: 164021…

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July 23, 2018


Hajj flights start on Saturday

The Ministry of Religious Affairs has announced schedule of Hajj flights. First Hajj flights from Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Sukkur and Karachi would depart on July 14 (Saturday). Post-Hajj flight operation would begin from August 28. From Karachi, the first PIA Hajj flight would depart at 2.25 a.m. and from Islamabad at 7.00 a.m, according to…

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July 9, 2018


Sukkur: Women organise sit-in protest against water shortage

Reported by: Sahil Jogi A group of burqa-clad women organised a sit-in protest in Sukkur against water shortage, on Monday.  “We have to face more hardships than men because we have to do chores in houses,” said an angry woman. “With no water in our houses, how can we wash clothes and bathe our children?”…

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May 7, 2018


Residents in Sukkur take to the streets to demand clean water

Reported by: Sahil Jogi SUKKUR: A large crowd held a demonstration in provincial minister Nasir Shah’s constituency to protest against lack of clean water and hygiene in the city.  Residents stood in unclean water with placards to highlight the grave situation of unhygienic water in PS-2 constituency. Angry residents burned effigies of provincial minister Nasir…

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April 16, 2018


MQM’s Sukkur MPA jumps ship to PSP

An MQM MPA from Sukkur, Saleem Bandhani, defected to Mustafa Kamal’s PSP Monday. Bandhani was elected as a member of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) when the Farooq Sattar-led group held its intra-party elections in February. “Five MPAs and four MNAs joined our party in 11 days,” said the PSP chief at a press conference…

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April 9, 2018


Bilawal confident of PPP’s victory in next elections

Thatta: Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari claimed that his party would win the next general elections and form government in the centre. He was addressing a party event in Thatta on Thursday. Bilawal said the PPP was well aware of the people’s issues and would work to resolve them. The young PPP leader…

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March 29, 2018


Sukkur date market roof collapse, 12 dead

Report by Sahil Jogi SUKKUR: Four women and three children were among 12 people who were killed when the roof of a date market collapsed Wednesday. The roof of a godown caved in after a boiler exploded. Dozens of labourers were trapped. Edhi and other rescue organizations, with the help of labourers, retrieved at least…

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March 28, 2018


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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March 27, 2018


The teen brides of Sukkur

Report by: Sahil Jogi SUKKUR: Underage girls aged between 12 to 13 years are still being married off in Sukkur’s surroundings. The age-old tradition of watta-satta (barter) marriages is still practiced in Panjaghar, a village in Sukkur, Sindh. The law has practically no hold in the area as personnel from Sadhuja police station dread stepping…

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March 15, 2018


People use Islam for achieving political objectives: Khursheed Shah

SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly (NA) Syed Khursheed Shah has said that people use Islam for achieving political objectives, Samaa reported. He made the statement while addressing a public meeting in Sukkur on Saturday. “It is unfortunate that Islam is used for political purposes here,” Shah said. He said that the people…

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December 16, 2017


Sindh seeks closure of cellular, internet services on Friday

KARACHI: In a letter to the Federal Ministry of Interior, the Sindh government has requested for closure of internet and cellular phone services on Friday (Dec 1) on occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (P.B.U.H), Samaa reported. The requested has been made keeping in view the possibility of any terrorist attack on religious gathering in the city….

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November 30, 2017


Two endangered Indus River dolphins rescued, released in Indus River

Karachi, 16 November: A WWF-Pakistan and Sindh Wildlife Department joint team with support of local community safely rescued and released two stranded adult female Indus river dolphins today in the Indus River. One of the dolphin was about 7.6 feet long and weighted 110 Kg and other one was 7.2 feet long and weighted around…

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November 17, 2017


Why were college girls called on holiday?

A college situated in Sukkur called its female students on arrival of PPP leader Khursheed Shah at the college. Girls waited for the political leader since 7am in the morning. Know more from Imdad Phulpoto.

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November 4, 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