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The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Nasir Khan Durrani, dismissed three DSPs from services. They had already been suspended in light of a departmental inquiry. The three officers were Rahim Shah Khan, Banaras Khan and Tajamul Khan. They were suspended for allegedly maintaining links with criminal elements and kidnappers. A departmental inquiry was also initiated against them. The inquiry committee presented its report against the suspended DSPs to the IGP.

Revered philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi on Tuesday said he was shocked and heartbroken over an armed robbery at his foundation's headquarters in Karachi, adding that even the Taliban had donated money to the charity. The octogenarian is one of Pakistan's best-loved figures for his unstinting work providing ambulance services across the country and running shelters for women, children and the destitute.
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded a Pakistani convicted of drug smuggling, the interior ministry announced, bringing to 58 the number of executions in kingdom this year. Baz Mohammed Ghul Mohammed was found guilty of attempting to smuggle a "large amount of heroin" by hiding it in his stomach, the ministry said in a statement carried by SPA state news agency.
A foreign national was apprehended by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) workers on Tuesday near the party Nine Zero headquarters. The man was later handed over to the police. Speaking to media persons, MQM leader Iftikhar Alam said the suspect appeared to be of Afghan or Uzbek descent and could not speak Urdu.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted one month's time to all provincial governments to carry out legislations pertaining to regularisation of Lady Health Workers' (LHWs) services. A three-member bench headed by Justice Jawad S. Khawaja heard the petition filed by LHWs, who have sought the regularisation of their services. During the course of proceedings, the court directed the provinces to carry out necessary legislations for regularisation of LHWs' services.
The review Panel for University performance Evaluation constituted by Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad has completed their visit to Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar. It was three days visit and purpose of the visit was to evaluate the University on Institutional Performance Evaluation Standards (IPES).
Speakers on Tuesday stressed upon the legal fraternity to enhance knowledge through 'Continuing Legal Education' (CLE) for quality legal dispensation to strengthen administration of justice in the country. Addressing to the participants of National Conference on Continuing Legal Education here at a hotel, former Chief Justice of Pakistan Tassaduq Hussain Jillani dubbed himself a product of continuing legal education.


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