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Sindh women parliamentary caucus discusses Rules of Business KARACHI: Sindh Women Parliamentary Caucus in its meeting on Friday discussed the rules of business so as to expedite and also ease the implementation of law meant to combat domestic violence in the province.Shehla Raza, Deputy Speaker of Sindh Assembly and Patron of the causic chaired the meeting and discussed threadbare the factors hampering enforcement of pro women legislation that were adopted by the provincial assembly lately.The meeting was called by MPA Erum Khalid, the General Secretary of the Caucus.Activist and researcher, Maliha Zia briefed the women members of the assembly, pertaining to both opposition and treasury benches about the relevance of the law and its implementation in truest spirit across the province.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014

PTI insulting KP peoples mandate: Amir Muqaam PESHAWAR: Senior Vice President, PML-N and Advisor to Prime Minister, Engineer Amir Muqaam has said that PTI is insulting the mandate of the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and slaughtering it for getting electoral victory in Punjab. Talking to newsmen at the residence of district president, PML-N Sarzamin Khan, he asked the PTI chief for abandoning double standard and appear before the Speaker, National Assembly to resign in real terms to hold by-elections on the constituencies ...

ISE-10 index stays Bullish ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE) on Friday witnessed bearish trend as the ISE-10 index was up by 8.63 points to close at 4156.15 points.A total of 36,405 shares were traded, which showed a negative growth of 14,495 shares, when compared with previous day's trading of 50,900 shares.Out of 150 companies, share prices of 108 companies recorded increase while those of 42 companies decreased.The share price of Abbott Laboratories increased by Rs. 37.02 while that ...

IRSA releases 134,495 cusecs water from various rim stations ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) Friday released 134,495 cusecs water for various rim stations with inflow of 53,495 cusecs.According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1498.45 feet, which was 118.45 feet higher than its dead level 1378 feet.Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 26,400 cusecs while outflow was recorded as 60,000 cusecs.The water level in the Jhelum River at Mangla Dam ...

Two injured in Quetta blast QUETTA: Two persons have reportedly been injured in Sariab area of the provincial capital, here on Friday. Police said that unidentified men placed Improvised Explosive Device near a restaurant in Sariab area and detonated it, leaving two people injured. Two people sustained injuries as IED exploded near a restaurant in Sariab area, police said. Rescue teams rushed to the site and shifted the injured to Civil hospital where their condition is told to be out ...

153098 voters to go for polls in PP-48 ISLAMABAD: As many as 153098 registered voters will go for polls in PP-48 Bhakkar-II to elect their representative on November 29.According to Election Commission of Pakistan, out of total voters there are 86529 male and 66569 female voters for whom total 144 polling stations have been set up with 23 polling stations for male and 17 for female. As many as 104 combine polling stations have also been set up.Furthermore, in all 355 polling booths ...

IESCO issues power suspension programme ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Friday issued a power suspension programme for various areas of its region due to necessary maintenance and routine development work.According to an IESCO spokesman, the power supply of the following feeders/grid stations would remain suspended as under: On 22 November 9 am to 2 pm, Sadiqabad, Faizabad, New Gulzar-e-Quaid feeders, 9 am to 3 pm, Sagri New, Kalyam, HPT-2 & 3, SUPARCO, Kallar, feeders, On 23 November ...


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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