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Four gamblers arrested LAHORE: Garden Town police claimed to have arrested four gamblers and recovered Rs. 85,000, three LCDs, five PTCL sets, six mobile phones and a register used for gambling, during crackdown against bookies.On a tip off, DSP Garden Town led the special police team which conducted a raid at a plaza situated in Barkat Market and arrested the accused involved in gambling during Cricket World Cup matches.Police have registered a case against the accused. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015

LHC CJ inaugurates LHCBA hall, library LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Khawaja Imtiaz Ahmad on Wednesday inaugurated newly extended hall and library of the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA).Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik, Justice Sardar Tariq Masood and Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah and other LHC judges were also present on the occasion.Earlier, President LHCBA Shafqat Mehmood Chohan welcomed the chief justice and other judges and briefed them about the extended hall and library projects. Copyright APP (Associated Press ...

Ebad calls for expediting efforts to provide civic facilities in Karachi KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan has stressed the need to expedite efforts for providing civic facilities and improving infrastructure of the metropolis keeping in view the rapidly rising population. He was talking to Norway's envoy Leif Larsen, who along with Honorary Consul General Karachi Moonis and First Secretary (Consular Affairs) Homma Latif, called on the Governor at Governor House here on Wednesday. The Governor observed that the population pressure is continuously rising in ...

Two drivers injured in firing QUETTA: At least two truck drivers were injured in a firing incident in Dhadar Bypass area of Bolan district on Wednesday. According to Levies force, five unidentified armed bandits opened fire at two Quetta-bound trucks coming from Sindh when the drivers did not stop after signalling. As a result, Liaqat Ali resident of Jacobabad and Syed Irfanullah resident of Pishin received wounds. The injured were rushed to nearby hospital. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), ...

21 member core committee constituted for close co-ordination ISLAMABAD: President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry Mian Muhammad Adrees Wednesday said that a 21 member high level core committee has been constituted for establishing better and effective co-ordination among chambers of commerce and industry.Talking to APP ,federation chief said that this committee will work exclusively in Punjab for having direct one on one close interation with the chambers and help resolve their day to day problems being confronted by the local ...

57 gastro cases reported MULTAN: Some fifty-seven patients of gastroenteritis were hospitalized in the city on Wednesday.Exactly 35 patients reported at Children Complex, while 12 gastro cases were brought to Nishtar Medical Institute, said an official sources.Seven patients of gastro were admitted at Civil Hospital and three landed at Fatima Jinnah Hospital for Women, he added.Meanwhile, 20 patients were discharged and no Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) case was reported today, the source informed. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), ...

Dasu project's bank account already exists LAHORE: Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) here Wednesday clarified that bank account of Dasu Hydropower Project has already been opened. The WAPDA spokesperson strongly refuted a media report stating Dasu project's bank account had not been opened so far that could delay implementation of the project. The spokesperson clarified that news item was contrary to the fact because the bank account for Dasu Hydropower Project had already been opened. Dasu Hydropower Project was ...


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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 $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
Imports $3.859 bln
WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $15.944 bln