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Larkana

(lärkä`nə), city (1998 pop. 270,366), S central Pakistan, on the Ghar canal. Famous for the quality of its rice, it is an important grain market and a trading center for silk and cotton goods. Brass and other metalware are manufactured. The city has two colleges affiliated with the Univ. of Sind. Larkana, named for the Larak tribe that inhabited the neighboring area, is the birthplace of former Pakistani prime minister Zulfikar Ali BhuttoBhutto, Zulfikar Ali
, 1928–79, Pakistani political leader. Member of a wealthy landowning family, he entered politics as the protégé of General Ayub Khan. Bhutto joined the cabinet in 1958, becoming foreign minister in 1963.
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. Remains of the ancient city of Mohenjo-Daro (see Indus valley civilizationIndus valley civilization,
ancient civilization that arose about 3300 B.C. in the valley of the Indus River and its tributaries, in the northwestern portion of the Indian subcontinent, i.e., present-day Pakistan, and was at its height from about 2600 B.C. to about 1900 B.C.
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) have been uncovered c.15 mi (24 km) S of Larkana.

Larkana

 

a city in Pakistan, Sind Province, on the southern bank of the Ghar Canal in the Indus Valley. Population, 48,000 (1961). A railroad station, Larkana is a trade-handicraft center in the important agricultural region, irrigated by the Sukkur system.

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They said at the seminar organised by Larkano District Historical Society (LDHS) that Dokri was rich in historical and archaeological places like Moenjodaro, a once flourishing city of Indus civilisation, ancient villages and educational institutions which had produced great personalities.
I could see and hear people in my lovely Larkano, now robbed and ruined, cursing them.
Hamza Shafqaat has earlier served his duties Additional Deputy Commissioner Islamabad, Director Municipal Administration in Capital Development Authority (CDA) Assistant Commissioner Sukkur, Ghotki and Larkano.
Last month, I have had an opportunity to visit my home district Larkano, one of the most inexpensive cities of fruit, fish, vegetables and other daily usable commodities in the world, where I could see and experience that air pollution in the city has become an increasingly serious issue.
Leprosy in Larkano region; an analysis of 102 cases from 2001-2011 at leprosy centre Larkano, Sindh, Pakistan.
On the other hand, Muslim Bughio also called on PPP Chairman and discussed with him political situation and Party preparedness for Local Bodies elections in Larkano.
One must visit not other districts but my home district Larkano and its Taluko Dokri to ascertain the reality of enforcement.
1951 Census records Mohajirs in the cities of Karachi 56 per cent, Hyderabad 66, Sukkur 54, Mirpurkhas 68, Nawabshah 55, Larkano 35 per cent, Religion-wise, Karachi Corporation area in 1941 comprised of 42 per cent Muslims, 48 per cent caste Hindus, 3.
e Dadu, Larkano, Jamshoro , Matiyari , Mirpur Khas, Sujawal, Tando Allahyar and Tando Mohammad Khan.
LARKANA -- Research papers on different topics related to the history of Larkana were presented here at the Seventh Larkano History Conference convened by Larkano District Historical Society held at Arts Council of Pakistan the other day.
PC on movement of buffaloes/ cattle to and from swimming of children in Rice Canal, Dadu Wah and other canals passing through the Larkano city in District Larkano for a period of (60) days with immediate effect.
Karachi -- Sindh Writers and Thinkers Forum has strongly condemned brutal attacks on temples, assets and lives of Hindu community in Larkano.