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MULTAN,Sept 2nd:  The management committee of Nishtar Hospital headed by Khawaja Jalal uddin Roomi its chairman and former Punjab Minister for Industries is trying to tackle the culture of absenteeism among the country's notoriously work-shy medics by tracking their attendance in the wards of the hospital through bio-metric system. The Hospital's  administration is developing a special computer system which will enable the management to monitor whether the staff is actually at their place of duty or not , according to the General Public The , calling it a "revolutionary step". Nishhtar Hospital's Professors, Assistant Professors, Registrars and Doctors  have long been notorious for arriving late, not visiting their wards ,not attending the patients in outdoor ,spending hours in tea-sipping, taking long lunches or spending parts of their day in private hospitals or clinic .They were taking interest in their contract hospitals and clinic instead of at their place of duty.Patients said that Health authorities and Management Committee members as well as chairman should  develop a reputation for paying unannounced visits to the Hospitals of Multan city Particularly Nishtar Hospital . Fear of being caught playing truant has already triggered a sharp rise in attendance levels among Para medical staff and Medics .Now  they are attending their private clinics and hospitals only after duty hours.NADRA has developed a foolproof highly secured biometric attendance system that logs all the attendance and entry/exit events and generates user friendly web reports for review by management. NADRA’s Biometric Attendance Control System provides automated time and attendance control, which is designed to facilitate the employees as well as the organization. Multiple web based reports and email alerts can be generated which display all the occurred events, processes and desired data. NADRA’s Biometric Attendance Control System works ideally with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tool but is also compatible with any other employee database. Having a database at the back-end ensures no data loss or duplication and it keeps the visitor or employee record for a longer period of time. The system remains extremely user friendly yet suitable for an enterprise of any size ranging from small and medium to high resource employers.
At a time when Pakistan is facing the worst ever political stand off and electoral plus tax reforms are centre of the blame game. It has been revealed that Imran Khan paid only Rs 1.9m tax while Sharifs Rs 6.6m, Chaudhries Rs 1.6m taxes, Shah Mehmood Qureshi Rs 0.6m, and Sh Rashid Ahmad paid Rs 58,410 tax to the national exchequer.
According to FBR tax returns report compiled in February 2014 for taxpayers till June 30, 2013, available with Daily Times, amongst all parliamentarians, the highest tax amount of Rs 18.7 was paid by Syed Awais Qadir Shah, while there were five other members who paid more than Rs 10m for their income tax returns in which Ch Arshad Javaid Warraich paid Rs 17.6m, Muhammad Talha Mehmood paid Rs 12.9m, Noor Saleem Malik Rs 11.5m, Sheikh Allaudin Rs 11m, and Sheikh Fayyaz ud Din Rs 10.1m are on the top of the list.
Interestingly, there are also some prominent parliamentary figures, whosoever showed their commitment with the supremacy of the constitution and law to prevail in the country but they paid “Nil” (according to the taxpayers’ column in the list of FBR) in which Javaid Hashmi, Mehmood Achakzai, JI’s head and MPA in KPK Assembly Sirajul Haq, Abdul Malik of Balochistan and Punjab Minister Rana Mashhood are included.
The report disclosed that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had paid a total of Rs 26,46,401, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Rs 36,44,003 and Hamza Shahbaz Sharif Rs 43,83,138, while PTI Chairman Imran Khan paid Rs 1,94,936 and Shah Mehmood Qureshi Rs 6,05,500, as well as the PML-Q leader Ch Shujat Hussain paid Rs 18,24,382, Ch Pervaiz Ellahi 7,91,600 and Ch Moonis Elahi Rs 5,19,455 in the head of their annual income tax.
Ministers of the Sharifs’ cabinets including Ishaq Dar had paid the amount of their income tax Rs 8,24,891, Pervaiz Rashid Rs 20,959, Ahsan Iqbal Rs 11,084, Khawaja Asif Rs 58,719, Khawaja Saad Rafique Rs 1,215,365, Ch Nisar Rs 57,124, Rana Sanaullah Rs 199,826.  Some of the prominent allies of Imran Khan like Sh Rashid Ahmad, Pervaiz Khattak, Jamsheed Dasti had also paid their income taxes of amount of Rs 58,410, Rs 3,00,494, and Rs 20,387 respectively. PTI’s Arif Alvi Rs 84,303 and Mehmoodur Rasheed paid only Rs 45,500 in the head.
PPP’s Aitzaz Ahsan had paid total amount of Rs 87,63,691 (Rs 8.7m) while Rehman Malik paid Rs 71,082, Nayyer Bokhari Rs 2,62,024, Farhatullah Babar Rs 486,901, Farooq H Naek Rs 485,799, Raza Rabbani Rs 316,542, Syed Qaim Ali Shah Rs 33,724 and Babar Awan Rs 628,130.
MQM’s Dr Farooq Sattar paid Rs 70,888, Nasreen Jalil Rs 43,331, and Babar Ghauri Rs 396,644. JUI’s Maulana Fazlur Rehman paid Rs 13,462 and Molana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri Rs 43,331.
Other prominent politicians cum parliamentarians who have paid their income tax returns in the national exchequers are included in the FBR List who have paid their tax returns are included Mir Hasil Bizenjo Rs 31,001, Mushahid Hussain Rs 43,549, Aftab Sherpao Rs 398,131, Asad Umar Rs 532,918, Ghulam Ahmad Balour Rs 40,698, Ijaz ul Haq Rs 160,780, Lt Gen (r) Abdul Qadir Baloch Rs 16,197, Adbul Rashid Godil Rs 25,075, Sharjeel Memon Rs 893,808, Shazia Mari Rs 13,362 and Sharmila Faruqui Rs 36,100 only.
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) President Javed Hashmi's startling claims of a scripted political crisis being engineered in Pakistan has led to widespread speculation among analysts that a version of the 'Bangladesh Model' may be in the works.
"Imran had told the PTI core committee it won't be called a martial law," Hashmi alleged at a press conference, hinting at a covert form of takeover by the military establishment, using PTI Chairman Imran Khan and Chief of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek Tahir-ul-Qadri as their instruments.
The 'Bangladesh Model', a soft coup, is based on the idea that the political system must be cleansed of corrupt elements for the welfare of the public, which perhaps has been left incapacitated to elect honest leaders.
The model works on the premise that the military and judiciary must intervene to help differentiate the 'right' from the 'wrong' before it is too late. The model stipulates that the democracy that follows such a 'cleansing' is therefore a truer form since the people have been rightly 'guided' and are now able to make informed decisions.

Technocrats, current and former officials aligned with the military and judiciary play a vital role in the implementation of the 'Bangladesh Model' of which the strings are pulled from the background and through an interim government that remains in power for a lengthy period as happened in Bangladesh in 2007.
"If Nawaz Sharif survives, for the rest of his term, he will be a ceremonial prime minister—the world will not take him seriously," said Ayesha Siddiqa, an Islamabad-based analyst told the Wall Street Journal on Saturday.
"A soft coup has already taken place. The question is whether it will harden."
According to the PTI president Hashmi, a script for such a move was laid out well in advance.
"When Imran laid out the plan, I said to Imran, 'Khan sahab what are you doing?'"
"He said, 'I am telling you there will be elections in September and everything has been worked out.'"
In January this year, the Washington Post cited Pakistan as 'high risk' on a list of countries likely to face coup attempts.
Making startling disclosures, President of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Javed Hashmi Monday quoted the PTI chief Imran Khan as saying ‘the badge bearers’ wanted the PTI protesters to move along with Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahirul Qadri.

The disgruntled PTI president while talking to media representatives outside the Parliament House, maintained: “Imran Khan said we can’t move forward without the army.”

“Imran Khan also said that all the matters had been decided and there will be elections in September,” Javed Hashmi claimed, adding, it appeared as if everything had been planned in advance.

“So, they are here with this kind of plan. I can’t say whose plan it is. Only the planners themselves would know this. But, their name is being brought into a bad repute,” Hashmi continued.
He, however, said there was a mention of ISI and army. “Imran Khan himself said this before the core committee.”

Hashmi further said that ‘a hijacked PTI has come here’. “We have been held hostage”.

Javed Hashmi said he is still the President of PTI, as Imran Khan did not follow the provisions of the ‘constitution’ in sacking him. “Imran Khan should have gone through the party’s constitution first.”

Making one disclosures after another, he said that Imran Khan did not even have regard for the Constitution of Pakistan.

The PTI President said Imran Khan is driven by whims and that he maligned the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

He said the PTI’s core committee had warned Imran Khan to beware of Awami Muslim League (AML) leader Shaikh Rasheed.

Hashmi said he would even sacrifice his life for upholding the sanctity of the Parliament, Supreme Court and other institutions of the country.

In a press conference on Sunday, Javed Hashmi had disclosed that Imran Khan had said that he would not take the PTI’s march towards the Prime Minister House.

He said later as Imran Khan was about to announce joining Tahirul Qadri’s march towards PM House, he argued with Khan but to no avail. “Imran Khan said I could leave the party,” he added.

Later that day, Imran Khan announced to sack his party President Javed Hashmi and three other MNAs of the PTI, a move that is being criticized by the sacked members as being in clash with the party’s Constitution.

 The lingering protest on Constitution Avenue took a new twist on Monday when Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) President Javed Hashmi came into open to reveal that the Azadi March led by Imran Khan and Inqilab March led by Dr Tahirul Qadri were following a script written elsewhere.
Talking to reporters, Mr Hashmi disclosed that PTI Chairman Imran Khan had told the top PTI leadership that the protest would abide by the script ending with installation of new chief justice who would be kind to the cause of protesters.
“We cannot move forward without army. They have directed us to align with Dr Tahirul Qadri,” Hashmi quoted Imran Khan as saying this while referring to the merger between protesting participants of PTI and PAT.
PTI Central Information Secretary Dr Sherin Mazari denied the allegations levelled by disgruntled Hashmi arguing that if he thought PTI was linked to the army then he should have immediately resigned.
“The fact is that neither there was any such talk in any meeting nor any covert agenda. The chairman (Imran) had said from day one that if the legal venues of redress failed to give justice to PTI’s appeals against rigging, the party would come out on the streets to protest,” Mazari said in a statement.
But Hashmi quoting Imran maintained that the plan was set under which elections would be held in September. He accused Imran Khan of making unilateral decisions. “When it favours Imran Khan, he accepts the constitution, and when it doesn’t, he abandons it,” Hashmi said.
The PTI president said the entire core committee of the party was opposed to marching forward and recalled that Sheikh Rashid and another PTI member (Saifullah Niazi) at the eleventh hour whispered into the ear of Mr Khan after which it was decided that the marchers should move forward to the PM House.
“I can sacrifice my life but will uphold the supremacy of Constitution, National Assembly and Senate. We have fought a long war for restoration of democracy,” he continued. Hashmi said he stood up against military dictator Gen Ziaul Haq, adding, “Imran Khan and I are not on the same page”. He stressed that he was still PTI president as Imran Khan alone could not expel him under the party constitution, regretting that Mr Khan had no respect for rules and constitution.
However, Dr Mazari said PTI would adopt the party’s constitutional path by issuing him a show cause notice and argued that the chairman separated ways with Hashmi after he was accused of telling lies.
Imran feels sorry for Hashmi
Imran Mukhtar adds: PTI chief Imran Khan also tried to clarify his position in a statement issued Monday night. “I neither need to nor would seek to approach military for help in political issues,” he said. Khan reminded that throughout the Azadi March he has emphasised that he would never accept any undemocratic action or intervention.
The PTI chief also stated that Hashmi’s statement about the new CJ was a figment of his imagination. He said it was unfortunate that Hashmi had chosen to try and malign him in a baseless fashion for his own questionable agenda.
He that in his 18-year struggle for justice and democracy, he had never needed any crutches to bolster him politically. He has always stood by his principles of fighting for real democracy and the rights of the ordinary people of Pakistan regardless of caste or creed.
Opp parties DECRY allegations
Nokhaiz Sahi adds: The revelations of Makhdoom Javed Hashmi regarding support of Pakistan Army to Pakistan Tehreek Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek in their movement against the government have changed dynamics of Pakistani politics.
Opposition parties disagreed to Hashmi’s allegations against Pakistan Army. They said Hashmi should have raised his voice when he felt army’s backing to Imran Khan and at that time he was president and member of PTI core committee and part of all key decisions of PTI.
Talking to The Nation, Awami National Party (ANP) leader Zahid Khan said as a political worker he cannot deny Hashmi’s allegations and it is possible that a small portion of army was part of the PTI’s script. He said Imran Khan used the word “third umpire” frequently in his speeches, which gives an impression that third power was part of PTI and PAT agenda. He mentioned that Pakistan Army is a well reputed institution of Pakistan and he was sure that army as an institution could not involve itself in all those issues which Hashmi mentioned in his press talk. It would be responsibility of all political forces and politicians to secure democracy, consultation, parliament and elected PM, he added.
A senior leader of Pakistan People Party (PPP) Nadeem Afzal Chan while sharing his views criticised Hashmi’s allegations on army’s involvement in political issues and said Hashmi should come on the front when he was setting the agenda of PTI march against democracy and constitution and elected parliament. He said that Hashmi should have avoided involving armed forces in dirty game which was launched by two characters. Nadeem said that statement of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) cleared that army was not backing any political party including PTI and PAT. The PPP always raises voice for democracy and Co-Chairman PPP Asif Ali Zardari has eagle eye on current political circumstances and is playing his role actively for securing democratic system in Pakistan, he added.
While Talking to The Nation Jamaat-e-Islami senior leader Fareed Paracha endorsed Hashmi’s allegations against Imran.
 He said the ISPR has cleared army’s position after Hashmi media talk but Imran did not response to them in his speech. Paracha stated that Imran should response to Javed Hashmi’s blames. He advised Imran to revisit his demands, come back to politics and try to resolve political issues through politics.
Jan Muhammad Achakzai, spokesman of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl), said his party believes that army is well-reputed institution and ISPR has clarified and denied army’s involvement in current political situation. Achackzai said JUI-F chief Mulana Fazlur Rehman categorically said that PTI and PAT were following a same script but no body knows the writer of script.