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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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In a series of raids conducted in Wazirabad and old Saddar Mohalla of Shikarpur, Syed jo Goth Mehar, Village Masu Hub of Larkano, Jacobabad and Karachi West more than 50 illegal clamps were identified and removed that were made by the miscreants by puncturing SSGC's main line.
Chairman Pakistan People's Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has dissolved the District and City organisations of Larkano with immediate effect.
LARKANA -- Speakers at a programme showered praise on the founder of Knowledge Centre and chairman of Larkano District Historical Society, Prof Mukhtiar Samo, for his selfless services in the field of education and history and promotion of literature among youth in Larkana.
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LARKANO:Imran Ali took over the charge as Deputy Commissioner Larkana on Tuesday, relieving Kashif Ali Tipu who will report to S&GAD Karachi.
The video clip, which appeared on Larkano News, was shared on Twitter by one Islamabad-based human rights activist, Kapil Dev.
LARKANO -- Imran Ali took over the charge as Deputy Commissioner Larkana on Tuesday, relieving Kashif Ali Tipu who will report to S and GAD Karachi.
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