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Sindh cabinet opposes draft bill on dowry ban; offers building to Footpath School

KARACHI: The Sindh cabinet in its meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday opposed a draft bill calling for ban on dowry in the province. The Women Development Department brought Sindh Dowry Act 2017 draft for discussion. Under the proposed law, extravagant dowry, presents and bridal gifts in marriage have been fixed at Rs50,000. The draft law said that no person shall give or take or abet the giving of taking of dowry exceeding rupees fifty thousand. No person shall demand…

Rangers adopts homeless child from Footpath School in Karachi

KARACHI: Director General Pakistan Rangers Sindh Major General Muhammad Saeed on Wednesday adopted a homeless child of the Footpath School in Karachi. DG Ranger instructed officials to visit the Footpath School located under the Clifton flyover near the shrine of Abdullah Shah Ghazi on the occassion of the Defence Day of Pakistan. Rangers Wing Commander Lt Col Taufiq Umer visited the school and adopted a poor homeless child . He interacted with the under-privileged children seeking education at the footpath. General…