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At least one civilian was killed and two others were injured on Tuesday as mortar shells fired from across the border from Afghanistan hit a house in Charmang Tehsil of Bajaur Agency. Official sources confirmed that two mortar shells fired from across the border hit the house of a tribesman Sheene in Babra Charmang leaving one person dead and two others were injured.

Military Tuesday said it had killed 28 militants in air strikes in the restive tribal region near the Afghan border, a region where it has been battling Islamist groups for more than a decade. The strikes, that also killed a number of foreign fighters, took place on Tuesday in Dattakhel area of North Waziristan district, a stronghold of Taliban-linked groups, the military said in a statement.
A gunman shot dead a British national in Azad Kashmir, police said Tuesday, as authorities struggle to piece together a motive behind the murder. The shooting happened in Mirpur, 114 kilometres (71 miles) south of Muzaffarabad, late Monday night. "Jumma Khan, 70, was shot in chest from a short range by a gunman when he opened door of his house after it was knocked (on) late on Monday, killing him on the spot," local police official Imran Qasim told AFP.
India warned Pakistan on Tuesday of more "pain" if it continued "to violate a cease-fire on their disputed border in Kashmir" and said it was up to Islamabad to create the conditions for a resumption of peace talks. "Our conventional strength is far more than theirs. So if they persist with this, they'll feel the pain of this adventurism," Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley told NDTV in an interview.
Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Raheel Sharif, who is on an official visit to Indonesia, met General Gatot Nurmantyo, Chief of Staff of Indonesian Army, here on Tuesday and discussed matters of mutual interests. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the discussions between the two military heads focused on regional security issues, the bilateral military relationship and measures to further expand defence and security co-operation.
A 15-member high level Turkish defence delegation headed by General Yasar Guler, Deputy Chief of Turkish General Staff, attended the first round of the 10th meeting of Pak-Turkey High Level Military Dialogue Group (HLMDG) on Tuesday. Secretary Defence Lieutenant General Muhammad Alam Khattak (Retd) headed the delegation from Pakistan, said a press release.
As many as 12 bills were introduced in the National Assembly Tuesday on private members day on various issues, including transplantation of human organs. The bills were later referred to concerned standing committees for further deliberations. Jamshed Ahmed Dasti tried to introduce "The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2014," for creating new province "Janubi Punjab" on administrative grounds, but the House rejected it.

 



 
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyAugust
Trade Balance $-2.807 bln
Exports $1.911 bln
Imports $4.718 bln
WeeklyOctober 20, 2014
Reserves $13.436 bln