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Who are the PTI lawmakers staying in Sindh House?

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Sindh House has become the centre of attention as the Opposition and government scramble for votes on the no-confidence motion.

The development took place after the PTI alleged that horse-trading was happening there and many PTI lawmakers were staying there. 

So far, only Raja Riaz and Nawab Sher Waseer have come out in the open for being present in the Sindh House, saying that they have shifted to the building as they feared the government would take action against them.

But sources have told Geo News that more lawmakers are staying at the Sindh House. 

Let’s have a look at them:

Raja Riaz

Riaz is part of the Jahangir Tareen group of the PTI that has expressed reservations against the party’s leadership. Riaz was elected from the NA-110 (Faisalabad-X) constituency in the 2018 general elections and was a former member of the PPP.

Nawab Sher Waseer

Nawab Sher Waseer is the second lawmaker who has come out in the open about living in the Sindh House. Like Riaz, he was also elected from Faisalabad.

Waseer was elected from the NA-102 (Faisalabad-II) constituency. Before getting elected on a PTI ticket, he was also a member of the PPP.

Rana Qasim Noon

Sources suggest that Rana Qasim Noon is also staying at the Sindh House. The lawmaker was elected from the NA-159(Multan-VI) constituency. He was a former member of the PML-N.

Muhammad Abdul Ghafar Wattoo

Officials, privy to the development, have said that PTI lawmaker from NA-166 (Bahawalnagar-I) Muhammad Abdul Ghafar Wattoo is also staying at the Sindh House. He was elected as an independent candidate and later joined the PTI.

Noor Alam Khan

PTI lawmaker Noor Alam Khan is also reportedly among the lawmakers that are staying at the Sindh House. Khan was elected from the NA-27(Peshawar-I) constituency and was a former member of the PPP.

Riaz Mazari

Sources have also said that PTI lawmaker Riaz Mazari, who was elected from the NA-195 (Rajanpur-III) constituency, is also staying at the Sindh House.

Basit Bukhari

Sources also say that Sayed Basit Ahmad Sultan Bukhari, who was elected from NA-185 (Muzaffargarh-V), is also staying at the Sindh House. The lawmaker was elected as an independent candidate and had later joined the PTI.

Khawaja Sheraz

Reportedly, MNA Khawaja Sheraz, elected from the NA-189 (DG Khan-I) constituency on a PTI ticket, is also staying at the Sindh house.

Ahmed Hussain Deharr

Sources have also shared that PTI lawmaker Ahmed Hussain Dehar, elected from NA-154 (Multan-I) constituency, is also staying at the Sindh House.

Nuzhat Pathan

Female lawmaker Nuzhat Pathan is also staying at the Sindh House, according to sources. The MP hails from Hyderabad and was elected on a PTI ticket on a reserved seat.

Wajiha Qamar

Sources have also said that PTI lawmaker Wajiha Qamar, who was elected from a woman’s reserved seat from Punjab, is also staying at the Sindh House.

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Current weather: Will Karachi see any rain today?

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There is no probability of rain in Karachi, although there may be some light rain in some areas of the city, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Monday.

The city will continue to see overcast weather, according to the Met Office, which also noted that the westerly winds had left Sindh.

According to the PMD, Karachi’s current temperature is 28°C, and the air’s humidity is 61%. The wind is blowing quickly out of the west.

“The maximum temperature in Karachi is likely to be 30 to 32°C,” it said. Meanwhile, there’s a chance of light rain in several areas of Sindh.

A day prior, there had been rain and thunderstorms in a number of Karachi neighborhoods, including Mauripur, North Karachi, Gulistane-e-Johar and the neighboring suburbs, Saddar, Soldier Bazar, the Airport, and Clifton.

Surjani Town reported the maximum rainfall of 34 millimeters, while Nazimabad, Gulshan-e-Hadid, Faisal Base, Sharea Faisal, and Keamari received 21.2, 20, and 19 millimeters of rain, respectively.

Subsequently, rainfall totals of 18 mm were reported at Masroor Base, 17 mm at Korangi, 15.7 mm at University Road, 15.1 mm at Old Airport, 15 mm at Saadi Town and North Karachi, 14.4 mm at Orangi Town, 13 mm at Saddar, 12 mm at Malir, 5.5 mm at Defence Housing Society (DHA), and 5 mm at Quaidabad.

The Met Office reported that Jinnah Terminal recorded the lowest amount of rain, 1.2 mm.

It rained in Karachi as predicted, according to Chief Meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz.

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Punjab sets a Rs. 16 roti price.

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On Sunday, the Punjabi government lowered the cost of rotis from Rs 20 to Rs 16.

“Thank God, the Punjabi government has lowered the cost of roti to Rs16,” stated a post on the social media site X by Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif.

According to Maryam Nawaz Sharif, all districts in Punjab and pertinent departments have received instructions to guarantee that this decision is strictly followed.

Previously, on Wednesday, the Punjab cabinet decided to set Rs3,900 per 40kg as the minimum support price for wheat in 2023–2024.

Leading the Punjab government is Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif, who has approved the Wheat Procurement Policy 2024–25.
Punjab sets the price of its heat support at Rs. 3-900 per 40 kg, according tources.

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How Can I Register Online for the Punjab E-Bike Scheme? Examine the Step-by-Step Guide.

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The Punjabi government has begun the process of registering motorcycles for students in the area on a monthly interest-free payment plan.

At least 19,000 gasoline and 1,000 E-bikes will be given away in the first phase. The Punjab government will cover the applicants’ down payment and markup in installments.

Due to the exorbitant cost of two-wheelers, the Interest-Free Bike Scheme 2024 was created to lessen the financial burden on students.

A Rs. 20,000 down payment is part of the proposal. For two years, students will pay for their bikes in convenient monthly installments. Based on the facts provided, male students will have to pay more than Rs. 11,000 per month, while female students will pay Rs. 7,325 per month.

Whereas petrol bikes would be dispersed in other districts according to population, e-bikes will be given out in Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalpur, Rawalpindi, and Lahore.

Take these actions to register for the Punjab Motorcycle Scheme:

Visit the authorized website, bikes.punjab.gov.pk.
Locate the section for registration.
Fill out the registration form with the necessary personal data.
Upload any necessary files by following the given instructions.
Verify the accuracy of the information.
Send in the registration form.

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