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Rivers, reservoirs position LAHORE: The position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela,Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages on Wednesday was as follows:Rivers:Indus at Tarbela-Inflows 21300 cusecs and Outflows 45000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 9000 cusecs and Outflows 9000 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla-Inflows 12000 cusecs and Outflows 45000 cusecs, Chenab at Marala- Inflows 6800 cusecs and Outflows 3000 cusecs.Barrages: Jinnah-Inflows 55500 cusecs and Outflows 48000 cusecs, Chashma -Inflows 40800 cusecs and Outflows 41000 cusecs, Taunsa- Inflows 29400 cusecs and Outflows 29400 cusecs, Panjnad- Inflows 13300 cusecs and Outflows 9000 Guddu- Inflows 38200 cusecs and Outflows 31900 cusecs, Sukkur- Inflows 31700 cusecs and Outflows 3800 cusecs, Kotri- Inflows 6087 cusecs and Outflows Nil cusecs.Reservoirs Level and Storage: Tarbela-dead level 1380 feet, present level 1475.83 feet,maximum level 1550 feet,live storage 2.659 million acre feet (MAF) Mangla-dead level 1040 feet, present level 1182.80 feet, maximum level 1242 feet,live storage ...

SC seeks briefing on prevention of spurious medicines LAHORE: A three-member bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a briefing from the Punjab health department on prevention of spurious medicines and provision of better treatment facilities to patients.The bench headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar passed the orders while hearing a suo motu notice against deaths caused by the Punjab Institute of Cardiology's spurious medicines, at the Supreme Court Lahore Registry.During the hearing, a provincial law officer told the bench that a ...

JUI-F postpones Dec 19 countrywide protest call ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) Tuesday postponed its countrywide protest call on December 19 against the killing of its leader Dr Mahmood Khalid Soomro and attacks on party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.Addressing a press conference here, JUI-F leaders Akram Khan Durrani who is also Federal Minister for Housing and Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haidri, Minister of State for Postal Services, said the JUI-F strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar, in which several innocent ...

CM urges national unity among political parties LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif Tuesday urged all political and religious parties to shed their petty issues and show a complete national unity.Speaking to the media at the PML-N Model Town Secretariat, the chief minister condemned the Peshawar Army School attack and said it was a biggest national tragedy.He said every Pakistani was shocked and sad over the barbaric act which had aired a wave of sorrow across the country. Copyright APP (Associated ...

CM condemns Peshawar school massacre, announces 3 day mourning HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has condemned the terrorist attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar and expressed solidarity with the bereaved families of the school children. The CM also announced 3 days of mourning in the province at the 17th annual convocation of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology in Jamshoro on Tuesday. "We salute the armed forces for their courage and resolve to fight the menace of terrorism. We ...

LSE gains 56.16 points LAHORE: Lahore Stock Exchange here Tuesday witnessed bullish trend by gaining 56.16 points as the LSE Index-25 opened with 5624.49 points and closed at 5680.65 points. The market's overall situation also corresponded to an upward trend as it remained at 3.446 million shares to close against previous turnover of 1.279 million shares, showing an upward move of 2.167 million shares. While, out of the total 91 active scrips 11 moved up, 42 shed values and ...

ISE-10 index stays bearish ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE) on Tuesday witnessed bearish trend as ISE-10 index was down by 163.81 points to close at 3768.43 points.A total of 7700 shares were traded, which showed a negative growth of 43,500 shares, when compared with previous day's trading of 51,200 shares.Out of 160 companies, share prices of 20 companies recorded increase while those of 140 companies decreased and no company remained stable in today's trading.The share price of Ferozsons ...


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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