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Rachel McAdams to star in HBO’s ‘True Detective’ LOS ANGELES: Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch and Kelly Reilly have joined the cast for the second season of HBO crime thriller ‘True Detective’.The three will join two previously announced stars, Irish actor Colin Farrell and U.S. actor Vince Vaughn, in the eight-part miniseries, which was a big hit for HBO earlier this year and received five Primetime Emmy awards. The second season is in production in California and revolves around three police officers, a career criminal and a murder, HBO said.Farrell will play compromised detective Ray Velcoro, and Vaughn will star as criminal mastermind Frank Semyon in the series. HBO said the 36-year-old 'The Notebook' actress, would play an uncompromising and ethical sheriff, while actor Kitsch will play a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer.‘Fast & Furious’ director Justin Lin will direct the first two episodes. A premiere date for the second season has not been announced.The first season of ‘True ...

Pakistani designer Maheen Khan’s design to feature in ‘Cindrella’ Pakistani fashion designer Maheen Khan’s innovative design has landed in Hollywood in an upcoming fairytale movie ‘Cindrella’. In a recently released trailer of Disney movie ‘Cinderella’, you may notice the intricately embroidered coats worn by the male leads. That’s Maheen Khan’s handiwork. Khan has been known for her intrusive details about traditional embellishments and embroidery which she does under the brand name of ‘Gulabo’. Collaboration between Khan and BAFTA-award winning costume designer Diane Holmes has ...
Obama professes love for Meryl Streep U.S. President Barack Obama has expressed his admiration for Oscar winning actress Meryl Streep while giving her a highest civilian honour in the White House, Washington D.C. Obama praised the 18 artists, activists and politicians receiving ‘Presidential Medal of Freedom’ at a White House ceremony on Monday. While honouring the American actress with the ‘Presidential Medal of Freedom’ he confessed openly that he loves her.He said, “I love Meryl Streep. Her husband knows I love ...
What your cup of coffee says about you Ever heard the saying ‘You are what you eat/drink’? According to Los Angeles-based psychologist Dr. Ramani Durvasula, coffee preference can suggest certain personality traits. A survey of 1,000 coffee drinkers claims to explain their personality styles and psychological traits based on their tastes and preferences.The survey alleges Espresso drinkers ‘actually’ know the taste and essence of coffee. It claims they are generally friendly and adaptive people with lots of life experiences. The survey claims they ...
Dealing with the YouTube ban in Pakistan The Youtube ban in Pakistan has entered its third year, while many Pakistanis still miss YouTube, others have either forgotten the video sharing website or they access it through various proxy websites. The majority of Pakistani web users have become accustomed to the ban, forcing them to rely on alternative sites such as Dailymotion, Vimeo and Vevo. Where as those who use proxy websites and Hotspot shield to access YouTube, leave their PCs and laptops ...
See how working long hours can affect your body Overtime and long working hours raise the risk of illness and injury, irrespective of how hazardous a job is. It doesn’t make you productive, infact it reduces your normal productivity on the job. The 9-to-5 workweek has been a standard of American labor law for decades: It’s the standard by which full employment is measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by most economic indexes. Working long hours can affect the human body adversely. According ...
WhatsApp turns blue; clever ways to avoid it WhatsApp messages have always been accompanied by ticks to show sent and delivered messages, but they have also been the source of some confusion. Now the company has come up with the blue double click that represents if a message has been read, listened or viewed.According to TheKarachiite, “The app has now lit up double tick marks in a luminescent blue shade when a message has been read. This has lead to a huge difference ...

 



 
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Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln