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2 Saturday, April 7, 2018 Metropolitan Amnesty scheme announced to benefit rulers: Rabbani VC of SMIU Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh holds meeting with faculty ‘Student’s ideal behavior prime responsibility of teachers’ KARACHI: Former Senate chairman Mian Raza Rabbani on Friday while strongly opposing the tax amnesty scheme said that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has challenged the parliament by unveiling a scheme to give benefit to the rulers. Addressing a press conference in Karachi on Friday, he strongly criticised the scheme and said that by announcing the package ahead of the end of its tenure, the KARACHI: Leader of the MQM Pakistan and former provincial Minister KARACHI: Peoples Party (PPP) Senator, Raza Rabbani addresses to media persons during press conference, at Qasr-e-Naaz. Rauf Siddiqui marries at age of 57 Rauf Siddiqui has married at the age of 57. Rauf Siddiqui married KARACHI: Different political parties staged protest demos and rallies here on Friday to condemn brutalities of the Indian occupation forces in the held Kashmiri and to show solidarity to the Kashmiris masses. The day to show solidarity to the Kashmiris was observed in whole country including Karachi and Jamaat e Islami (JI), Jamait Ulema e Islam -Fazl (JUI- F), Pakistan People Party (PPP), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) organized their rallies and demos in different areas. The protesters showed their full sympathy to the miserable Kashmiri brethren. They expressed anger against the atrocities of the Indian occupation forces involved in a systematic genocide of the Kashmiri civilians. They regretted that recently dozens of the Kashmiri youth have been gunned down by the occupation army and hundreds wounded in the continuing with the daughter of Faq Khan in Makkah Mukarrama . The Naikah Political parties show solidarity to Kashmiris KARACHI: Activists Jamat-e-Islami (JI) are holding protest rally against Muslims massacre in Kashmir, outside Bait-ul-Mukarram Masjid. KARACHI: President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Prof Nam Han Cho on Friday declared ‘Westernization’ as the major cause of diabetes epidemic in Asian countries, including Pakistan. Addressing a press conference at the sidelines of 4th International Diabetes and Ramadan Conference here, Prof Nam Han Cho said Asians used to live a simple life with consumption of a lot of vegetables but now they are consuming more meat and living a mechanized life. He said westernization is the major cause of diabetes epidemic in Asian countries, both in the Asia Pacific as well as Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. He said sedentary lifestyle and Western food were the rootcause of diabetes among the Asians. IDF President Prof Nam atrocities over the people of the occupied valley. Gatherings were also seen outside the mosques after the Friday prayers to condemn the oppressions against the innocent Kashmiris. Western lifestyle major cause diabetes epidemic in Muslim countries Cho, who is an Asian himself from South Korea, further informed that Asians produce lesser insulin as compared to people of other races and so when they start a sedentary lifestyle by following Western culture, eat more meat and carbohydrates and desist from their traditional rigorous life style, they tend to develop diabetes faster than people of other continents of the world. KARACHI: After the successful completion of the sports gala at the Z International School Students of junior classes group's photo with Principal Naheed Ali Khan, Miss Tabinda, Zarmina Nasir and other teachers. ceremony was attended by close relatives and friends. Leaders of MQM Pakistan Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and former Minister Abdul Haseeb participated in the ceremony. According to sources the Walima will be held on April 13 in Karachi. Still the name of his spouse is not confirmed. Rauf Siddiqui was elected Sindh Assembly member on the ticket of MQM in 2013. Earlier from 2002 to 2013 he remained MPA and Minister in the Sindh cabinet. Citizens’ help sought for maintenance of Frere Hall KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar has said protection and improvement of Karachi’s buildings, sports grounds, parks and other assets is our responsibility. He sought help of citizens to maintain the historic building of Frere Hall. He said in this regard a Guardian Board has already been set up, comprised of the citizens who love the megacity. He said all rules pertaining to Sindh government, KMC and Heritage departments have been followed before signing of a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the Frere Hall. A 19-member Guardians Board has been formed for the maintenance and administration of the heritage building. The MoU will be put up in the KMC Council for consideration and after its approval work will begin. KARACHI: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency has successfully conducted an intelligence-based Counter Narcotics Operation at open sea. Based on ashore and afloat intelligence elements of Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, the PMSA deployed its ships and Fast Response Boats in Western Maritime Region. Last night, a PMSA ship intercepted a suspected boat at open sea and recovered approximately 180 kilograms white crystal heroin (narcotics) from its hidden compartments. The international market value of narcotics is Rs1800million. Pakistan Fourteen smugglers were also apprehended. The narcotics and smugglers were handed over to Pakistan Customs at Headquarters Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Karachi. However, Director General Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Rear Admiral Zaka-ur-Rahman & Additional Director government has bypassed both the Houses of the Parliament. Economic Council has no legal value, he added. Rabbani went on to say that the government was trying to whiten the black money earned through illegal means. The PM has violated the constitution, he said and added the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) would oppose if any ordinance is brought. PMA welcomes sealing of illegal dental college KARACHI: Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has welcomed sealing of an illegal medical college, Hashmat Medical & Dental College in Jalal Pur Jattan, Gujrat, and recovery of Rs48 million fees from the college administration, which was charged illegally from students. Secretary Pakistan Association (Centre), Dr. S.M.Qaisar Sajjad, in a statement, said FIA and PMDC submitted their reports to the court, which were against the college. According to FIA the college has failed to provide the receipts of the fee collected from the students. As per the PMDC report on the inspection conducted in March 2018, the college failed to meet the basic requirements of PMDC to register a medical college. KARACHI: Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology observed Kashmir Solidarity Day today at the campus that was attended by Chancellor Jawaid Anwar, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Afzal Haque, Registrar Syed Sarfraz Ali, Dean Engineering Prof. Dr. Talat Altaf, Dean Basic & Applied Sciences Prof. Dr. Syed Jawaid H. Rizvi, faculty & staff members and a large number of students to condemn the ongoing state terrorism and vio- Senate Hall of the university on Friday, VC said that in the past there were role models and most dedicated and devoted teachers who produced most successful students, like Quaid-e- Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, therefore, teachers of present day, have to fulfill their most important KARACHI: Vice Chancellor of Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, said that the value system of society has destroyed and majority of youth has lost moral values and respect of their teachers, parents and other elders, therefore it a prime responsibility responsibility of of teachers to edu- cate them to the extent that they could be humble, polite and ideal in their behavior and character. Speaking at a meeting of faculty of SMIU at the teaching and training students according to our moral values and civilized manners that they could successfully lead the nation and the country in future. Dr Muhammad Ali Karachi (KU). Former IG Sindh Niaz A Siddiki said that change is brought by minority not majority, then majority follows the minority. If someone files a complaint against anyone, it’s the duty of the complainant to prove his allegations but unfortunately in our system, enquiries are started once a complaint is received. You cannot forcefully take confessions from a accused. “It is quite common to observe, when someone is arrested, the next news comes that the accused has confessed many crimes, the question is in front of whom the accused has confessed those crimes, you have to prove a crime with evidences in a court of law. You can’t give more than Shaikh said that present day successes of SMIU are a result of collective efforts of all faculty members and other employees of the university. He hoped that the faculty and other employees of SMIU will continuously put their efforts for development and progress of the university. The meeting was attended by deans, chairpersons of different academic departments, faculty, Registrar and other members of senior management of the university. Justice system pivotal for a developed nation: Dr Ajmal Staff Reporter KARACHI: Vice Chancellor KU Prof Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan said that we may only become a developed nation by adopting the system General, composed of justice and Medical fairness. We must promote national thinking keeping aside our personal differences; we need to take major measures to eliminate sectarianism, terrorism, social injustice and discrimination from our society. We all are a part of this society. He was expressing his views at a seminar entitled “ Know your Rights” organized by University of Karachi, Management Consultancy and Training Services and APSAA at Arts Auditorium, University of one punishment on a single crime””, he added. Human Rights Expert Fauzia Tariq while expressing her views thanked the support of KU VC Dr. Khan and Director ISHU KU Prof Dr Bilquees Gul. “A responsible citizen must be aware of his/her rights, they must protect their own rights and as well as others. We must stand up for the weaker ones and humanity. The process of change starts from an individual then it spreads in the whole society. Laws against crimes over Domestic violence, honor killings, child marriage and sexual violence are now a part of our constitution and its punishments are also there” Sir Syed University observed Kashmir Solidarity Day PMSA recover 180kg heroin, arrest 14 smugglers KARACHI: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Director General, Admiral Zaka Ashraf along with Amir Tehreem, Additional Director Customs Collector addresses to media persons during press conference regarding and showing seized 180 kg white crystal heroin from hidden compartments of a boat in open sea, at Maritime Headquarters. Customs Collector Aamir Taheem in a briefing said the PMSA being the law enforcement agency in KARACHI: Chancellor SSUET, Jawaid Anwar addressing the event held to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day at the campus. Also seen Prof. Dr. Muhammad Afzal Haque, Registrar Syed Sarfraz Ali, Dean Engineering Prof. Dr. Talat Altaf, Dean Basic & Applied Sciences Prof. Dr. Syed Jawaid H. Rizvi etc. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) maintains its near permanent presence at sea with its ships and aircrafts against possible illegal activities. Successful operation by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency resulting in yjr seizure of huge quantity of narcotics is a testament to the fact that Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency are vigilant and remain committed in preventing use of Pakistani waters for any unlawful purposes. Pakistan Maritime Security Agency will continue to shoulder its national obligation and responsibility to establish lawful order at sea. On the occasion, Deputy Director General PMSA Commodore Abdul Majid, Deputy Collector Customs Muhammad Faisal Khan, Lt. Commander Wajid Nawaz and others were present. lence by the Indian army in held Kashmir. Speaking on the occasion, Chancellor Jawaid Anwar said, that the recent brutalities against innocent Kashmiris has set a new example of Indian barbarism. India wants to suppress Kashmiris who are asking for the right to self-determination. Pakistan strongly condemned the brutal and discriminatory use of force by the trigger-happy Indian army on helpless and unarmed Kashmiris. KARACHI: Chairman DMC Malir, Jan Muhammad Baloch presenting shields to a position holder students at Govt Baldia Boys and Girls school at Future Colony. KARACHI: Chairman DMC Central, Rehan Hashmi along with UC Chairman, Naeemudin inaugurating new road at North Nazimabad. KARACHI: Vice Chairman DMC East, Abdul Rauf Khan presenting shields to position holder students at KIDS World secondary school Gulshan-e-Iqbal.

First ever ‘Police Public School’ to be established in Punjab LAHORE: Punjab police is now to establish first-ever police public school to cater the police department, for which the Board of Revenue has approved funds of Rs74.4 million. The board has sanctioned funds to the Punjab police for purchasing a 12 Kanal plot located in Harbanspura here. The department has issued a letter to the Punjab Police Inspector General (IGP) Captain (retd) Arif Nawaz Khan, notifying him about the allocation of funds that had been deposited for the land purchase. DIG Operations Dr. Haider Ashraf has said that the school would accommodate around 1,000 students. It will also provide Staff Reporter BADIN: Carelessness and less interest of district management was causing non certified, unregistered from Audit Bureau Circulation (ABC) and pamphlet type newspapers introducing in the market. It was learnt that many newspapers were being published without prior permission or declaration form Deputy Commissioner Badin or other concerned authorities. Such newspapers introduced new trend of Bureau, Taluka, City and Special correspondents in a single city and most of them were non professional and unaware about ethics, norms, tools, techniques and mandatory journalistic spheres. In these circumstances well known citizens, reputable and prominent officials of different departments were black mailed, disgraced and defamed deliberately free education to the children whose parents were either martyred, retired or are currently employed, policemen. through such unauthorized and non registered newspapers and irrelevant individuals claiming themselves reporter or correspondent so for. In this connection, Muhammad Umer Memon, Mukhtiarkar (Revenue) Badin said some days earlier, bogus, fabricated and irrelevant news was published in a weekly newspaper being published from Badin district to disgrace and defame his repute and “As far as the welfare of the force is concerned, this step is of prime importance,” he said. “Our policemen are unable to personality. He said he decided to lodge FIR and file petition in honourable High Court for such non ethical and illegal practice. On the other hand, citizens A. Hakeem Memon, Kashif, Javed Booher, Aziz, Tariq and others have demanded from Deputy Commissioner Badin and high ups for bane on such non certified and unregistered newspapers published from Badin district. afford the exorbitant school fees of private schools. This leads them to withdraw their children from such institutions or force them to adopt unsavory practices to support their families,” he remarked. A few months ago, police welfare hospital was established at Qila Gujjar Singh, where policemen and their families could avail free medical treatment. “These steps were meant to improve the welfare of the force. Without the welfare of the force, changing the thana culture would remain a distant dream,” DIG Ashraf said. AIOU declares all Non certified, unregistered and pamphlet type results from Matric newspapers hazards citizens and officials to Ph.D programs I S L A M A B A D : RAWALPINDI: Activists of Tehreek Labbaik Pakistan hold a protest on Murree road demanding implementation of Faizabad agreement. Overseas Pakistanis: SC asks NADRA to give presentation on Thursday next I S L A M A B A D : Supreme Court on Friday asked NADRA to give presentation on Thursday next on the right of vote for Overseas Pakistanis. The presentation would be given in the auditorium of the apex court in Islamabad. Two representatives each of the parliamentary parties, six members each of the National Assembly and Senate, members of the election Commission, Federal Secretaries of the relevant ministries and media representatives have also been invited to attend the presentation. Need stressed to boost mobile journalism in Pakistan MULTAN: Mobile journalism is an emerging form of journalism to gather, edit and distribute news using portable devices with network connectivity, said Noreen Shams, a broadcast journalist and trainer for a three-day training on mobile journalism, organized by PPF in collaboration with Open Society Foundation in Multan. She said that cell phone is presently the most popular communicating tool and it is not only used for staying connected with our loved ones anywhere and anytime, but it has also many other facilities like video recording, global web surfing, news directory, composing, camera, light, radio, and calendar. Naureen said that generally no previous experience is required for the mobile journalism. She said that the kits required for mobile journalism like mono pod/ tripod, collar mic and lenses used in camera are also available easily. During the three-day training, the participants were trained on recording, editing and posting videos through mobile phone. They worked on different mobile phone apps related to editing like, Viva video app. They were told that with these apps mixing, alteration of sounds and videos could be done. ATTOCK: Students hold a rally to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day to condemn the ongoing state terrorism and violence by the Indian army in held Kashmir. PTI decides to organize free medical camps in Punjab LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Senator Ch Sarwar and Mrs. Perveen Sarwar met delegation of Insaf Doctor Forum in Lahore. Declaration has been made to hold free medical camps across the Punjab by collaboration of Sarwar Foundation and Insaf Doctor Forum. Priority will be given to rural areas of Lahore. On Friday, PTI Senator and Chairman Sarwar Foundation, Ch. Mohammad Sarwar, and vice chairperson, Sarwar Foundation, Mrs. Perveen Sarwar met delegation of Insaf Dr. Forum headed by president Dr. Aneesa Fatima, Former Senior Vice President Dr. Semi Bukhari, Senior Vice President Punjab, Dr. Muhammad Atif, General Secretary Pakistan Dr. Saeed Mustafa, and General Secretary Punjab Dr. Bilal Asghar Warraich. According to details, Sarwar Foundation and Insaf Doctor Forum has decided to hold joint medical camps in Punjab, especially Lahore to provide improvised medical facilities to masses. Specialist doctors will be available to treat patients and provide free medicine to people. PTI Senator Sarwar said, corruption, injustice and oppression has become destruction for country. Rulers have failed to provide basic necessities to people, especially health facilities. ISLAMABAD: Obesity and high blood pressure may play a much greater role in sudden cardiac arrest among young people than previously thought, a new study suggests. The findings highlight the need to screen for these risk factors at a younger age, according to researchers at Cedars- Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. "The added benefit of such screenings is that early efforts to reduce cardiovascular risk are known to translate into reduction Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Friday announced that all the results from Matric to PhD level of spring, 2017session have been declared and the aspiring candidates are eligible to take admission in the next program. The results have been placed at the University’s official website. The down-load copies could be valid to apply for the admission. According to Controller Exams, the declared results include: twelve Ph.D, thirteen M.Phil, seventeen M.Sc, nine MA, MBA/MPA and M.Ed. The results of Matric, FA, BA, ATTC, PTC, CT, B.Ed and Diploma in Education were already been announced and placed at the website. The results were declared before closing of admissions’ date for the spring semester 2018. The last date for the ongoing admissions is April 16 with nominal late fee. I S L A M A B A D : National Assembly (NA) standing committee on human rights has set up a subcommittee for Tarbella and Warsak dam affectees. NA standing committee on human rights met under its chairman Babar Nawaz in parliament house on Friday. Chairman NA committee constituted subcommittee under Sahib Zada Tariq Ullah MNA directing him to present report in next meeting. IG KP Nasir Durrani assured the committee that accused which were involved in Mashal murder case, their names would be put on forth schedule list soon. Special Secretary Home Department KP clarified the committee regarding delay in investigation of Mashal murder H Y D E R A B A D : Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) Chief Executive Officer, Rahim Ali Otho given clear cut orders to the specially constituted recovery teams of all four operation circles throughput HESCO region comprises of 16 districts in Sindh, to ensure 100 percent recovery of outstanding bills, spokesman told. According to the details, HESCO Chief Executive Officer also appeals to the general public, consumers to contact Saturday, April 7, 2018 National HESCO facilitation centres to get their heavy bills installments for their convenience. The Chief Executive Officer told that special recovery teams also conducting raids with the area police on power pilferage and no electricity will be provided without payment of outstanding dues. 3 HESCO CEO orders special recovery teams for 100 percent recovery of dues Abbas Kassar JAMSHORO: The Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences Jamshoro in collaboration with National Accountability Bureau arranged a Seminar on “ROLE OF YOUTH IN FIGHTING AGAINST CORRUPTION” on Friday at LUMHS Jamshoro. While addressing a large number of students and the members of the faculty the Vice Chancellor LUMHS Prof. Bikha Ram Devrajani expressed that today’s event is a collaborative step against corruption taken by Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences Jamshoro along with National Accountability Bureau. Corruption is not a word, not an art, not a field of study, it’s a thought, and Subcommittee formed for Tarbella, Warsak dam affectees it’s a name of thinking that is being prevailed in man when he thinks that he can do something without being accountable to anybody, and with the wing of time this becomes a habit, fine enough to disrupt the social economic cycle of the whole machinery. Today’s event is an endeavor to nib the evil in the bud and not to let this inglorious monster viral the youth spirits of today who will be growing up tomorrow in a fully shaped fragment for the picture of reality of this very nation and country. He added that the young generation is the pillar of our nation; they should work on faith, unity and discipline to make this world a better place. This is the time to rise because the youth is the HESCO has to recover Rs.55.18 billion out of which Rs.2.49 billion from federal government institutions, Rs.1.31 from provincial government institutions and Rs.51.37 billion from private consumers. The HESCO special teams are working their all out efforts for 100 percent recovery of above outstanding dues and also appeals to its consumers to pay their bills on time for better and uninterrupted power supplies; else disconnected. Collaborative step against corruption: LUMHS takes arranges seminar against corruption JAMSHORO: A group photo of D G Neb Mohammad Altaf Bawany with V C LUMHS Bikha Ram Devrajanni & teachers Students during Awareness seminar on Role of Youth in Fighting Againt Corruption at LUMHS. case and informed the meeting that many institutions are busy in the probe, due to this, the final report on the matter will take some time. Vice Chancellor Abdul wali Khan university, Dr. Ahsan Elahi while explaining the detailed of the incident to the committee said the university took tough action against all suspected and removed them from the university. Director General of human rights, Muhammad Arshad suggested that to prevent such incidents, all national universities should plan these kinds of practices. Members of the committee directed Higher Education commission to organized special education seminars for students to avoid them from involving in extremism activities. of adult cardiovascular disease," lead researcher Dr. Sumeet Chugh said in a hospital news release. He's associate director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. Sudden cardiac arrest is caused by defective electrical activity. It is different from a heart attack, which is typically caused by blocked heart arteries. Sudden cardiac arrest can occur with little or no warning and usually causes immediate death. The study analyzed nearly 3,800 cases of death from sudden cardiac arrest among patients in Oregon, and focused specifically on those ages 5 to 34. Although recent cases from the basketball court and baseball field have gotten media attention, only a small percentage of deaths in the study were from playing sports, the researchers said. Instead, the researchers found that the patients had an unexpectedly high rate (nearly 60 percent) of heart disease risk factors such as obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and smoking. backbone of the country; they need to stand up because they are not destined witness vulgarity, corruption, devastation and violation. We need to look in the eyes of all evils that term us the third world country and challenge them that one day we will shine in the sky. The Chief Guest Director General National Accountability Bureau Karachi, Mr. Mohammad Altaf Bawany expressed that Corruption is not a new phenomenon nor does it relate to Pakistan alone. The menace is as old as human civilization and the losses caused by the malaise worldwide need no explanation, but it is universally accepted fact that the ultimate victim of Corruption is the common man. KOHAT: Security personnel take part in mock exercise at UP Church. Obesity might cause sudden cardiac arrest in the young The study, which spanned more than 10 years, offers important new insight into sudden cardiac arrest among young people, Chugh said. "One of the revelations of this study is that risk factors such as obesity may play a much larger role for the young who die from sudden cardiac arrest than previously known," he said. It might help to screen children and teens for these problems at their regular medical checkups, Chugh said.

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