Just in:  

You are here: Home»Pakistan


MQM shows concern over late payment of salaries in PSM KARACHI: The Coordination Committee of Muttahida Quami Movement has expressed concerns over the non-payment of salaries to employees for the last few months in Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM).In a statement issued here on Sunday, the committee said that the employees of PSM are facing hardship due to late payment of their salaries.It called upon the authorities concerned to order payment of the salaries without further delay. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015

Marvi asks officials to facilitate deserving women ISLAMABAD: Chairman Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) Marvi Memon said police and bank officials involved in disturbing deserved women will be handled according to the law.She stated this during visits of Kotri and Bhitt Shah to meet the poor women of the area. She listened problems and difficulties of women and assured them for quick solution, said a press release issued here.She said that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has directed to ensure transparency in ...

ECNEC to meet on Monday ISLAMABAD: Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) is all set to meet on Monday at the Prime Minister's office.Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar would chair the meeting, said a press release issued here.ECNEC would consider power transmission scheme for Neelum Jhelum, Karot and Azad Pattan Hydropower projects(HPPs); matters pertaining to machine readable passport/visa phase-2 and water supply scheme for Mirpur city in the vicinity of Mangla Dam.Other items including Diamer Bhasha resettlement ...

Eight suspected dacoits arrested RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi police in two different raids have arrested eight suspected dacoits and recovered weapons from their possession.According to details, Rawat police acting on a tip-off conducted a raid in Sardar Market area in its jurisdiction and arrested three lurking dacoits namely Amir, Adil and Waqar who were allegedly hatching a plan to commit a dacoity.Police recovered three pistols 30 bore with 17 rounds and other items from their possession.Meanwhile, Civil Line police on an ...

CM condoles with Prof Khurshid PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has expressed profound grief on demise of wife of Jamat-e-Islami Deputy Chief Prof Khurshid Ahmad who breathed her last the other day. In a condolence message he paid rich tributes to late Syeda Azra Khurshid for her meritorious contributions as religious scholar and political worker side by side with her husband. He prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and expressed heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family. Pervez Khattak ...

Gas pipelines blew up In Dera Bugti QUETTA: Unidentified men blew up two gas pipelines in Pirkoh and Loti area of Dera Bugti district on Sunday.Dera Bugti police sources said that in the first incident, the miscreants planted explosive device beside pipeline carrying gas from well no 10 in Pirokoh area which went off damaging a portion of 8 inches dia gas pipeline. Meanwhile, the unidentified miscreants blew up gas pipeline carrying gas from well no 12 in Loti gas field area.The ...

89 including 50 POs nabbed MULTAN: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested 89 criminals including 50 proclaimed offenders (POs) during a crackdown across the district.According to police, the police teams conducted separate raids at various locations and arrested 50 POs who were wanted by the police in different cases of dacoity, robbery and other crimes.Police have also apprehended 16 drug peddlers, six illicit weapon holders and 17 gamblers besides recovering 120 liter liquor, 2.703 kg hashish, a clashincove, a ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 18,132.70 0.45
Arrow Nasdaq 4,963.53 0.49
Arrow S&P 2,104.50 0.30
Arrow FTSE 6,946.66 0.04
Arrow DAX 11,401.66 0.66
Arrow CAC-40 4,951.48 0.83
Arrow Nikkei 18,797.94 0.06
Arrow H.Seng 24,823.29 0.32
Arrow Sensex 29,220.12 1.65

ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
Imports $3.859 bln
WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $15.944 bln