Shikarpur


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Shikarpur

 

a city in Pakistan, in Sind Province, near the Indus River. Population, 62,500 (1969). Shikarpur has a railroad station. Industry is represented by cotton-ginning, rice-processing, and flour milling enterprises. Handicrafts include the production of silk and cotton fabrics, carpets, pottery, and indigo dyes.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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SHIKARPUR -- Deputy Inspector General of Police Larkana, Irfan Baloch, keeping an eye over threats, visited Shikarpur and briefed by Dr Rizwan Ahmed Khan, police chief Shikarpur on Wednesday.
SHIKARPUR -- To show firm solidarity with Kashmiris the people of Shikarpur took out many rallies from various areas and culminated at Press Club Shikarpur and Lakhi gate clock tower, here on Friday.
SHIKARPUR -- Following the rain emergency orders by Sindh Government, the Deputy Commissioner Shikarpur Rahim BuxMetlo has declared the emergency in the district in order to control over the untoward situation if occurred as facing by heavy raining and flood threats.
Shikarpur -- All the cases against Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, the former Prime Minister of Pakistan who is currently serving jail term, are political motivated he is not involved in money laundering while he is patriotic citizen he always served for Pakistan besides after the leakage of video he has been proved innocent.
SHIKARPUR -- At least six commuters were died while four sustained severe injuries in a head collision took place between a car and passenger coach owing to over speeding at Khanpur-Shikarpur, in the vicinity of Khanpur Police Station, on Tuesday.
SHIKARPUR -- As many as 49 people in Ratodero and 9 in Shikarpur were found affected with HIV/AIDS, raising the total number of positive cases to 331 in 13 days in Ratodero and 22 in Shikarpur, respectively.
SHIKARPUR -- Shikarpur, once known as the Paris of Sindh, is currently facing several social and educational problems.
SHIKARPUR -- A suspect nominated in the FIR of the May 1, 2013 armed attack on former MNA Dr Ibrahim Jatoi, the chieftain of his tribe, was arrested on late Tuesday evening, Shikarpur police said on Wednesday.
LAHORE:The district of Shikarpur enjoys recognition throughout the province of Sindh itself, due to its charm: narrow streets and monumental buildings.
SUKKUR -- Rain with gusty wind at different parts of northern Sindh including Shikarpur, Khairpur, Jacobabad, Kandhkot-Kashmore, Sukkur, Ghotki, Naushahro Feroze and other district has turned weather pleasant, meanwhile heavy rain in Sukkur and Shikarpur on Wednesday night has disrupted power supply of Shikarpur, Jacobabad and other districts and inundating low-lying areas.
KHAIRPUR -- The Chehlum of the 65 martyrs of Shikarpur tragedy was observed in Shikarpur by the Shikarpur Shuhada Committee on Friday.
This was said by newly elected MC Chairman, who himself presented before people to query regarding outstanding issues of Shikarpur in a program titled 'Awami Adalat' convened by Shikarpur Press Club held at corridor of Club.