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9 April 2018

9 April

CMYK CMYK CMYK Metropolitan: Three more MQM-P lawmakers join PSP Page 2 National: PTI practices politics of chaos, conspiracies: Punjab CM Page 4 International: Reports of Syria's gas attack in Ghouta 'bogus', meant to shield terrorists: Russia Page 5 CMYK Member APNS ABC CERTIFIED Reg. No. 1655 CMYK CMYK Rs 10.00 Vol. X No.100 8 Pages On Tips Prayer Timings Karachi Fajr 4:58am Sunrise 6:16am Zohar 12:33pm Asr 5:04pm Maghrib 6:51pm Isha 8:09pm City Temperature Min Max Khi 23 ο C 34 ο C Lhr 23 ο C 34 ο C Isb 18 ο C 27 ο C Qta 15 ο C 28 ο C Psh 19 ο C 27 ο C FOREX RATES 1800GMT GBP/USD 1.41 EUR/USD 1.23 USD/JPY 106.93 USD/CHF 0.96 New PIA logo becomes topic of discussion ISLAMABAD: The new official logo of the Pakistan International Airlines is being widely discussed. PIA introduced a new logo showcasing the animal Markhor. However, the step has become a topic of discussion on social media. President of PIA Musharraf Rasool Cyan had said, “Official logo of PIA has been changed with the image of national animal Markhor and administration of the national carrier constantly trying to achieve the target to make PIA a top of the list airline of the world.” Psycho driver crushes 33 pedestrians in Berlin BERLIN: A speedy car went out of control of its driver due to which 33 pedestrians were crushed to death, while 20 others were injured at German city Munich on Sunday. According to media reports the reason of this incident is not yet confirmed, however, it is being considered as an attack. Different part of country receive rain I S L A M A B A D : Different parts of the country received rain with gusty winds and thunderstorms. According to Met office, a moderate westerly wave is likely to enter in western parts of the country from Sunday and will expectedly grip central and upper parts of the country today Monday. Three dacoits killed in Sargodha shootout S A R G O D H A : Sargodha Police during an encounter have claimed to have killed three notorious dacoits involved in the killing of a police constable and other crimes. Sargodha Police with the collaboration of Motorway Police intercepted the dacoits while they were in on Motorway near Chakri. MULTAN: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto said on Sunday that the ruling Pakistan Muslim-League- Nawaz and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf have antipeople policies. Bilawal Bhutto was addressing workers in Multan, where he said that both the PTI and PML-N have the same style of politics. The PPP chairman said that the PML-N government has destroyed the sector of agriculture and textile. Bilawal Bhutto said that southern Punjab has always sided with the PPP. On Saturday, Bilawal said that after coming into power his party would create a new province in southern Punjab. The PPP chairman said KARACHI EDITION – Monday, April 9, 2018, Rajab 22, 1439 PML-N, PTI have anti-people policies: Bilawal Bhutto ISLAMABAD: The average attendance per sitting of National Assembly (NA) legislators declined by 13% over the last five years. Analysis of attendance patterns suggests a link of the falling attendance rate with weak enforcement of parliamentary rules of procedure and general disinterest among political leaders to participate in parliamentary business. The annual average attendance per sitting declined from 222 (65%) legislators during the first year to 193 (56%) legislators during the fifth year. Similarly, session-wise attendance average fell from 311 (91%) per sitting MULTAN: Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari addresses to his party workers, at Bilawal house. that whenever it came to making southern Punjab into a new province, the PML-N always opposed it. Bilawal said that in future his political centre would be based in Multan and he would work for the betterment of the public. PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari said that Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has '100 percent become a political leader'. The PPP leader was speaking to the party workers at the Zardari House in Nawabshah today. The former president told the workers to start preparing for the general elections, saying that the PPP will contest elections against 'everyone' in the Average attendance per sitting of NA legislator’s declined by 13% Funeral prayers of youth killed by defense and air attaché US Embassy offered ISLAMABAD: The funeral prayer of Antique 22, who was hit and killed by defence and air attaché at the US Embassy, at a traffic signal of an intersection at Margalla Road and 7th Avenue in Islamabad were offered in his native village Talhar. Number of people including relatives of the deceased and residents of the area participated in the funeral prayers. The Police on Saturday said Colonel Joseph Emanuel Hall, defence and air attaché at the US Embassy, hit the motorcyclists at a traffic signal at the intersection of Margalla Road and 7th Avenue at around 3pm. during the first session in June 2013 to 192 (56%) in the last NA session that was prorogued sine die in March 2018. According to the official records, each NA sitting was attended by an average of 60% legislators. Only five sittings were attended by 301 or more legislators, while 42 sittings were attended by 251 to 300 legislators. Grand jirga warns to ‘Punish Rao Anwar or face protests’ KARACHI: Father of Naqeeb Ullah Mehsud, Muhammad Khan Mehsud addresses during Grand Jirga rally. Jamil Ahmed Senior Staff Reporter KARACHI: The grand jirga gave the government an ultimatum to punish Rao Anwar and his associates complicit in the murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud otherwise they would protest outside the Chief Minister House and Governor House. Members of the grand jirga gathered outside the Karachi Press Club on Sunday where they protested against former SSP Malir Rao Anwar and called on the government to arrest his associates. “Why is Naqeeb’s killer being provided protocol?” asked one protester. “The government is attempting to influence the case.” People from different parts of the city arrived at the press club to take part in the demonstration. A police inquiry found former SSP Malir Rao Anwar guilty of murdering Naqeebullah Mehsud in Karachi earlier this year. Police had dismissed Rao Anwar’s claim that Naqeebullah was affiliated with a proscribed militant organisation and had been killed in an encounter. Rao Anwar had gone into hiding following Naqeebullah’s murder and was arrested by police after the chief justice took a suo moto notice of the killing. general polls. Zardari said that his party was not given chance in the last polls, which he called 'RO elections'. "They have created a drama that the PPP is not popular in Punjab," said Zardari. The former president said that the 2018 polls ‘will be an election, not a selection’. FO summons US ambassador over deadly car crash I S L A M A B A D : Ambassador of United States in Pakistan David Hale was called to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday and a strong protest was lodged by the Foreign Secretary on the tragic death of the motorcyclist and serious injury to the co-rider in the traffic accident yesterday that involved a US diplomat. According to Foreign Office, the US Ambassador expressed his deep sympathy and sadness over the loss of life and assured that embassy would fully cooperate in the investigation. The Foreign Secretary conveyed that justice will take its course in accordance with the law of the land and the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 1961. Police recovers dead body of abducted youth H Y D E R A B A D TOWN: The dilemma of kidnapping and murder of a youth was solved as Police recovered the corpse of 22 year old Akram within the jurisdiction of Laksian Police station. Over the suspicion of his brother’s murder the accused with the help of his sister in law abducted then murdered the youth and dumped the dead body into the river. Said the Police. The Police further stated that two months ago Akram 22 was abducted from Bhagtanwala Area of Hyderabad Town. A special team was constituted under the leadership of DSP CIA Chaudhry Tahir Warraich. The team also comprising Inspector Chaudhry Khalid Mahmood Gondal, ASI Sarfraz Gondal inspected into the case. Upon suspecion Qasr Shah accused was arrested, who disclosed that he with the help of his sister in law kidnapped and killed Akram and buried his dead body under sand in the river. LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar on Sunday took notice of the delay in provision of justice to the families and victims of 2014 Model Town incident. As per details, CJP also summoned a report from Punjab government on reasons behind delay. Model Town Suo Moto: CJP summons report on delay of justice RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Sunday accused Punjab government of spending money allocated for health and education sectors on Metro Bus projects. He was addressing membership campaign in Rawalpindi. While declaring vowing to strip corrupt rulers from leadership, Khan vowed to defeat corrupt mafia in general polls 2018. Khan said, “Sharif family steals your money and stashes it abroad”. Khan said respect would be given to green-passport across globe. “I have been waiting for this match since 22 years. 2018 is year of New Pakistan”. He directed a provincial law officer to submit a report of the provincial authorities in this regard. CJP took notice of the matter on request of a daughter of woman who was killed in the incident. On June 17, 2014 police moved to remove the barriers placed on roads leading to Minhajul Quran institutions and residence of Dr Tahirul Qadri in Model Town of Lahore, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief. PAT chief had announced to lead a long march against alleged corrupt government on June 23, 2014. Will eliminate corrupt mafia in general polls 2018: Imran Khan ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Sunday approved an ordinance bringing into effect a tax amnesty scheme announced by the government RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan addressing the party membership camp at Pirwadhai. President signs ordinance for Tax Amnesty SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to youth recently martyred by Indian troops in Pulwama district. The spokesman of Hurriyat forum, in a statement issued in Srinagar said the New Delhi’s iron fist and repressive policy is the main reason for the youth to opt for armed struggle as a means of resistance in Kashmir. “Kashmiri youth are sacrificing their lives for a great and sacred cause,” he and added that it seemed that India did not want to resolve Kashmir dispute and wanted to prolong its resolution by using its military might. The spokesman strongly condemned the use of brute force on protesters at Dalipora, Pulwama, and arrest of several people at Palhallan, Pattan. “The government, through its earlier this week. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi unveiled a five-point tax reforms package on Thursday, which included a tax amnesty scheme for undeclared foreign and domestic assets, and reduction in income tax rates. The prime minister launched the amnesty scheme and reforms package in a last-ditch attempt at broadening the government's revenue base, merely 55 days before the end of the government's tenure. Glowing tributes paid to Kashmiri martyred youth forces, is leaving no stone unturned by adopting all the undemocratic means to break the resolve of people, which is highly condemnable,” the spokesman added. The Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Aasiya Andrabi in her statement also paid glowing tributes to the martyred youth. She said that India had started a war against the innocent and unarmed people of Kashmir. LAHORE: Activists of Pakistan Welfare Party chant slogans during a protest against atrocities of Indian forces in held Kashmir outside Lahore Press Club. CMYK CMYK CMYK

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