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National Mango Festival begins in Mirpur Khas

MIRPURKHAS: Three-day national mango and summer fruits festival begins today in Mirpurkhas. It will continue till June 10. All arrangements for the festival have been finalised at Sindh Horticulture Research Institute which is scheduled to be inaugurated at 5:00 pm by the minister for agriculture. The mango varieties on the basis of quality will be judged on the second day of the festival. A seminar will also be held on the same day. The experts would read papers on latest developments in techniques for improvement…

Zardari endorses Murad Ali Shah as next chief minister of Sindh

MIRPURKHAS: Pakistan People's Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Friday endorsed Syed Murad Ali Shah as the next chief minister of Sindh. The former president was addressing a public gathering in Mirpurkhas on the occasion of the birth anniversary of PPP founder and former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. "I don't lay any claim to  be Bhutto, but there is a glimpse of Bhutto in me," he said adding that it was auspicious to celebrate Bhutto's ninetieth birthday anniversary with the people. "Benazir was the…

PPP set to hold public meeting in Mirpurkhas today

MIRPURKHAS: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is all set to hold a public meeting in Mirpurkhas on Friday (today) to celebrate the birth anniversary of its founder and former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. All arrangements for the public gathering have been finalized at Gama Stadium of the city with stepped up security. PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and other party leaders will address the participants of the meeting. Party flags and banners depicting the slain PPP leaders alongside PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto…

Karachi Kings talent hunt program ‘Brighto Khilaldi Ki Khoj’ trials held in Mirpurkhas

MIRPURKHAS: The trials for the second phase of the Karachi Kings talent hunt program 'Brighto Khiladi Ki Khoj' were held in Mirpurkhas. A large number of youngsters aged between 16 to 23 appeared in the program showing their cricketing skills in batting, bowling and wicket-keeping. Karachi Kings director Rashid Latif analysed the cricket skills of all players participating in the talent hunt program. The trials will be held in Mirpurkhas for two days and will then move to Umerkot in the third phase. The talent…

Prominent Mirpurkhas politician joins PPP

KARACHI: Prominent political figure of Mirpurkhas district, Syed Zulifqar Ali Shah, along with different regional notables on Monday called on Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) MNA Faryal Talpur at Zardari House and formally announced to join PPP. On the occasion, Zulifqar Shah and other notables expressed complete confidence in the leadership of Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Co-Chairman PPP Asif Ali Zardari. President PPP Sindh Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, provincial ministers Jam Khan Shoro, Suhail Anwar Siyal, Sardar…

HESCO employees caught red handed accepting bribe, selling wires

MIRPURKHAS:  At least two Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) employees were caught on camera accepting bribe to reduce the bills and selling wires owned by WAPDA. There was a man who sold wires, the other accepted bribe to reduces hefty bills and both claimed patronage by higher officials within the department. As shown in ARY News program 'Sar-e-Aam' , an Executive Engineer's  signature were very much there on reduced bills while the SDO Mirpurkhas protected the corrupt officer. LAL CHAND- The man who sold…