19 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 23, 1435

A.B. Arisar

Growers resist Rs10bn water projects

UMERKOT, Sept 8: Perturbed over government’s failure to comply with land acquisition rules and regulations and...

Fire in Umerkot kills girl and 20 livestock

A minor girl was killed and five women received burn injuries, whereas 20 livestock were burnt to death in a fire broke that broke out in Rahal village of Umerkot district.

Strict check may keep voter turnout in Thar region low

UMERKOT, April 26: Voters’ turnout in the Tharparkar region in upcoming general election is feared to be very lower this year because of a stricter check on rigging put in place by the election commission.

Environment: Sea pollution

Allah Dino lives in Kaka Pir village, a fishermen settlement in Karachi. He recalls the good days when his grandfather, Yosuf, used to fish in the Arabian Sea. In his grandfather’s day they used simple and traditional methods of fishing yet they caught pl

Unfeasible mega projects in Thar eat up billions

UMERKOT, March 23: Supply of clean drinking water to the residents of Thar still appears to a distant dream as the government keeps sinking billion of rupees in unfeasible mega projects.