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KU postpones papers KARACHI: Karachi University here Friday cancelled all papers scheduled on January 18, 2013.   The new date for the cancelled papers would be announced later, says a KU handout. Copyright PPI (Pakistan Press International), 2013

US says Pakistan, India progress must not be jeopardized; urges dialogue on LoC tensions WASHINGTON: The United States will hate to see the progress made by Pakistan and India towards normalization of relations "jeopardized" in the face of tensions along the Line of Control (Loc), the State Department said Friday. "We very much value the progress the two countries have made on the economic side, on the visa side, on the trade side. And we'll hate to see that jeopardized because it is in the interest of India and Pakistan ...

IRSA releases 63,800 cusecs for rim stations ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) on Friday released 63,800 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 52,925 cusecs.   According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1450.97 feet, which was 72.97 feet higher than its dead level 1378 feet.   Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 16,500 cusecs while outflow was recorded as 25,000 cusecs.   The water level in the Jhelum River at Mangla ...

G-7, F-6 residents demand cleanliness ISLAMABAD: Residents of sectors G-7, F-6 are facing problems due to the lack of efforts for cleanliness of these areas.   They pointed out that open plots are virtually full with garbage as residents dump garbage in those plots but sanitation staff does not ensure removal of garbage. Besides blocked sewerage lines in the streets are also a problem, they added.   Talking to APP they complained that sanitation staff visits their areas after a week which turns the ...

National Assembly to meet on Monday ISLAMABAD: The President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan has summoned the session of the National Assembly on January 21 at 4:00 p.m. in the Parliament House, Islamabad.   The President has summoned the National Assembly Session in exercise of powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 54 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, said a press release issued here Friday.   This session will be the 49th session of the 5th Parliamentary year of the incumbent National ...

Self defence is must for women ISLAMABAD: Self defence expert Tariq Ali has said that women should take self defence training for their protection and to avoid any kind of potential threat.   Talking to a private news channel on Thursday, Tariq Ali said that self defence training hardly took around three months with duration of 20-30 minutes daily.   He said that the training was inter-related to physical fitness as there was a trend in society to visit gym for the purpose. Likewise, self defence ...

GB govt allocates over five crore rupees to develop industries ISLAMABAD: Gilgit-Baltistan government has allocated more than five crore rupees in current fiscal year for implementing a comprehensive plan to develop Industries and mineral resources of the region.   According to radio Pakistan quoting official sources, under the plan precious stone of the Gilgit Baltistan will be brought in the market after their proper cutting for which marketing center and labs will be established while building of mineral development and direct oration will be constructed.   The sources further ...


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ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.309 bln
Exports $1.957 bln
Imports $4.266 bln
WeeklyDecember 18, 2014
Reserves $14.04 bln