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Multan Corps soldiers of Pakistan Army continued their relief operations in flood-hit areas of South Punjab and shifted 48 victims to safer places in DG Khan area, besides extending free medical services, medicines and ration to them. According to a press release issued by the ISPR here on Saturday, the Pak Army soldiers provided free medical treatment and medicines to 317 flood-affected people at army medical camp in Layyah while ration bags were also distributed among 645 flood-hit families.

Two people, Shabbi Ahmed and Khuda Bakhsh were swept away in water of river Indus in Fazilpur and Layyah and three women, Razia bibi (35), Aamna (13) and Razia Sultana (14) electrocuted in flood hit areas of South Punjab. The Federal Flood Commission warned that low-lying areas along the Indus in Punjab (parts of Multan and districts Bhakkar, Layyah, Muzaffargarh, Rajan­pur, Dera Ghazi Khan and Rahimyar Khan) and Sindh (Ghotki, Kashmore, Shikarpur, Sukkur, Khairpur and Larkana districts) were likely to be affected adversely.
The police on Saturday submitted a charge sheet against Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain in an anti-terrorism court, accusing him of intimidating officials of Rangers' officials who had raided his party's headquarters Nine Zero. An FIR to this effect was lodged by Rangers' Colonel Tahir Mehmood at Civil Lines police station under Section 506-B (criminal intimidation) of the Pakistan Penal Code read with Section 7 of Anti-terrorism Act, 1997.
A British court on Saturday sentenced a British-Pakistani to life imprisonment for murdering his mother-in-law in Pakistan, in an unprecedented case and sentencing of its kind in both countries' history. According to details, Rana Tariq was convicted of murdering his mother-in-law on her doorstep. He reportedly committed the murder two years ago and fled to the United Kingdom (UK).
The Lahore High Court Bar Association on Saturday called off its protest at misconduct by a woman judge with the bar's president. The incident took place after Chief Justice Manzoor Malik made an unannounced visit to the bar where bar leaders and members welcomed him. But the chief justice denied while talking to the media on Saturday that there was ever a wrangling between the bar and the bench.
In order to crush the terrorism from the province and fight with this curse in all its manifestations including sectarianism, extremism leading to militancy, induction and modern training of Counter Terrorism Force (CTF) in CTD will be the opening of new era in the history of Punjab Police. This was stated by Inspector General of Police Punjab, Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera, while addressing the third batch of corporals at Elite Training Police Centre Bedian, Lahore.
The federal capital witnessed an increase in various kinds of crimes including carjacking, robbery and murder cases during the last week. According to the data gathered by the Business Recorder, various city police stations registered eight cases of auto theft including bikes, four cases of robbery, three cases of murder and eight cases of dishonoured cheques during the last week.


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.378 bln
Exports $2.016 bln
Imports $4.394 bln
WeeklyJuly 23, 2015
Reserves $18.677 bln