Now Holi is a public holiday in this province of Pakistan

Now Holi is a public holiday in this province of Pakistan

Pakistan`s Sindh province has declared a public holiday on March 24 as a public holiday to mark the occasion of Holi - a religious festival of the Hindu community, the media reported on Sunday.

Over 100 infants died in Pakistan's Sindh of viral diseases

Over 100 newborn babies and several women have died in Pakistan's drought-hit southern Sindh province this month of water-borne and viral diseases, according to health officials.

Pakistan detains 6 women involved in arranging wives, funds for IS

The police said the suspicious activities of the network came to light when they detained the wives of two wealthy men who facilitated the killing of 45 Shia Muslims in a passenger bus in May.

Pakistan provinces vote in local government polls

Voters lined up outside polling stations on Saturday as voting for the first phase of the much-delayed local body polls in Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces.

Pakistan's Shi`ites mark Ashura amid tight security after bombing

Shi`ites in Pakistan on Saturday demanded more protection from the government even as they observed Ashura amid tight security, a day after militant group LeJ carried out a suicide bombing on a Muharram procession in the Sindh province that claimed 24 lives.

Pakistan's Sindh fast becoming a terrorist safe haven: Report

Pakistan's Sindh province is fast becoming a terrorist safe haven with jihadi outfits running a large number of madrasas and the country's leadership lacking a political will to take actions against them, a report released by a US-based Sindhi organisation claimed today.

Moderate earthquake rocks Pakistan

An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked parts of Pakistan`s southern Sindh province on Friday afternoon, the Met office said.

'Forced conversion an issue in Pak's south Sindh province'

A leading Pakistani Hindu group has expressed concern over the forced conversion and marriage of young Hindu girls to Muslim men in the country's southern Sindh province.

Heatwave in southern Pakistan kills 260

Heatwave in southern Pakistan kills 260

An intense heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province has killed at least 260 people in the country's worst heatstroke in more than a decade, triggering an emergency situation in major hospitals here on Monday.

Heatwave kills 207 in Karachi

 At least 207 people have died over the weekend in Pakistan`s port-city of Karachi following a heatwave that has gripped Sindh province during the last three days, media reported on Monday.

Heat wave kills 10 pilgrims at Pakistan shrine

Islamabad: At least 10 pilgrims died in Pakistan due to the heat during the 763rd Urs celebrations of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar on Saturday.

Pak Hindus protest harassment by Muslim clansmen

 The Hindu community in a town in Pakistan's Sindh province staged a protest against alleged harassment by a local Muslim clan who have hindered performing their religious rituals, a media report said today.

Power crises: Pakistan plunges into darkness

Pakistan faced a major power breakdown early Sunday and most of the cities including Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta witnessed a large blackout.

Asia's largest reverse osmosis plant inaugurated in Pakistan

 Asia's largest reverse osmosis plant, having a capacity to produce two million gallons of water daily, was inaugurated today in Pakistan's drought-ridden Sindh province.

Four new polio cases surface in Pakistan

At least four new polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan with the total number of cases rising to 287, media reported Thursday.

Over 900 new HIV cases in Pakistan

At least 994 new HIV/AIDS cases have been detected across Sindh province in Pakistan this year, according to a media report.

Toxic liquor kills 17 in Pakistan

At least 17 people have died in the last four days after consuming toxic liquor in Pakistan's Sindh province, media report said Friday.

Ninth polio case detected in Pakistan

A five-year-old child has been detected with polio in Pakistan`s Sindh province, making him the ninth confirmed case this year in the area, officials said.

Three killed, 20 injured as Karachi-bound train derails in Pakistan

Three persons were killed and 20 others injured when an engine and three bogies of a Karachi-bound train derailed in Pakistan`s Sindh province.

Hindu temple broken into, set on fire in Pakistan

A Hindu temple has been desecrated and set on fire by three unidentified miscreants in Pakistan`s southern Sindh province, two weeks ahead of an annual fair at the temple.