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328 passed out graduates receive degrees HYDERABAD: As many as 328 graduates of Isra University were awarded academic degrees and diplomas at the university's 10th convocation here on Monday. Chancellor Isra University Prof. Dr. Asadullah Kazi presided the convocation ceremony.   The graduates included 109 Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), 48 Bachelors of Dental Surgery, 15 Bachelors of Nursing degree, 7 BS in Vision Sciences and 10 for post graduate degree in M.Phil in the subjects of Anatomy, Physiology, Hematology Histopathology and Bio-Chemistry in Basic Medical Sciences and General Surgery. 6 diplomas in Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics and Gynecology were also conferred.   In the domain of social sciences, 102 students received their degrees for the Bachelors and 30 for the Masters degree in the programmes including Business Administration, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Electronics, Electronic Engineering, Software Engineering and Computer Science.   The Chancellor congratulated the students on completing their higher education from the university. He observed that the university had ...

Sami meets Nawaz LAHORE: A delegation of Difa-e-Pakistan Council (DPC) led its central leader Maulana Sami-ul-Haq met PML-N President Nawaz Sharif at the latter's Raiwind residence here on Monday.      The delegation expressed profound grief and worrow over the demise of Mian Abbas Sharif, younger brother of Nawaz Sharif. Both Nawaz Sharif and Maulana Sami-ul-Haq also discussed current political situation in the country and exchanged views over formation of electoral alliance in the coming elections. Copyright APP (Associated Press of ...

Japan provides assistance worth US$ 245,833 to two Pakistani NGOs for social development ISLAMABAD: The Government of Japan has decided to extend financial support totaling US$ 245,833 (approx. Rs. 24 million) to two Pakistani NGOs; St. Raphael’s Hospital (US$ 123,000) and Tanzeem-al-Lissan (US$ 122,833), in order to improve the quality of maternal health and social welfare services respectively in Faisalabad City, Punjab.   The agreements for the two projects were signed on 28th January 2013, at the Japanese Ambassador’s residence in Islamabad, between H.E. Mr. Hiroshi OE, Ambassador of Japan ...

25 POs arrested: Police BAHAWALPUR: Police have arrested 25 proclaimed offenders wanted in various heinous crimes.   This was stated by District Police Officer Sohail Habib Tajik on Monday while talking to APP, that a special campaign has been launched to arrest the POs to minimize crime rate in the area.   He said that more than 60 percent crimes has been decreased due to better security arrangements.   He told that police personnel showing good performance are being awarded with prizes for appreciation.   Copyright APP ...

PIA scouts hold Seerat conference KARACHI: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Boy Scouts Association arranged a Seeratul Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) conference at PIA Scouts Provincial Headquarters.   Speaking at the occasion, Chief Guest Mufti Mukarrum Qadri said: “Science is the name of uncovering the secrets of Allah.” He said Allah is Aleem: He knows everything. He has created the whole universe.   He said the gap between college and seminary should be minimized.   Malik  Ajmal Khan, Provincial Secretary, Rashid  Amin Dar, Assistant provincial commissioner, ...

Electronics markets closed against the murder of trader KARACHI: All electronics markets of Karachi remained closed on Monday to protest the murder of Muhammad Irfan, a prominent trader and ex-president of Saddar Electronics Markets Association. Armed culprits had opened indiscriminate firing on the car of Muhammad Irfan in North Nazimabad area on January 24, 2012. He fought for life in a local hospital and breathed his last on Monday. All electronics markets of the city went closed and angry traders staged protest demos a ...

MQM to raise voice for Hazara people: Altaf KARACHI: The leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Altaf Hussain has said that MQM respects the rights of the Hazara people, and it would continue to raise its voice for their rights according to their wishes and aspirations.   He said this while talking to Baba Haider Zaman, the leader of Tehreek-i-Sooba Hazara by the telephone, said a statement issued by MQM here on Sunday.   According to the statement, Baba Haider Zaman had telephoned Hussain and informed him ...


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Banking Review 2013

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