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Governor for extending dental degree education to five-year KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan has underlined the need for extending dental education period from four years to five years to make it acceptable at the international level.The Governor, presiding over the first meeting of the senate of the Jinnah Sindh Medical College at the Governor House here on Sunday, said that he would soon convene a consultative meeting of all the dental educational institutions to prepare five years' syllabus for the dental education.He said that one-year course should be started for the doctors having four-year degree to meet international standards.The Governor said that talented students will not be ignored in any way in medical education and they will continue to reap the fruit of their hardwork.He disagreed with a suggestion to allocate 50 per cent quota each for male and female students in the medical colleges. He said that if there is any shortage of male doctors it ...

Pervaiz demands immediate release of IDPs ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Saturday demanded the release of internally displaced persons (IDPs), who were arrested and sent to jail in Bannu.The minister, in a statement, appreciated Chairperson National Assembly Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Ms Marvi Memon's efforts and struggle for the oppressed IDPs.Instead of apologizing for its inefficiency and poor arrangements for distribution of relief goods, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government put the ...

Marvi stages sit-in for release of detained IDPs BANNU: Central leader of PML-N Marvi Memon Saturday staged a sit-in in front of Bannu Jail, demanding release of the detained internally displaced persons (IDPs), who were arrested after clashes with the police during aid distribution on Thursday.The internally displaced tribesmen from North Waziristan Agency and MNA Nazir Khan were also present in the sit-in.Marvi Memon strongly condemned the use of force against IDPs and demanded the provincial government to release the detained IDPs.She said ...

NUST continues relief efforts for IDPs ISLAMABAD: The NUST employees and faculty donated their one day salary amounting to Rs 3.5 million for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) whereas the University's alumni contributed Rs 150,000.Meanwhile the NUST Community Service Club (NCSC) also collected Rs. 1,450,000 for IDPs.As the Operation 'Zarb-e-Azb' continued in order to eliminate terrorism, the most dangerous threats to Pakistan, about 900,000 people of North Waziristan had to leave their homes to seek shelter at the safe places.So the NCSC ...

Two women killed on road FAISALABAD: Two women were hit to death in an accident in Sammundri police limits.According to police, Paal Maseih of Chak No.51-GB Khushpur along with his wife Shafqat Bibi and niece Aleena was riding a motorcycle when a speeding oil tanker hit it near Bypass Sammundri Road.As a result, Shafqat Bibi and Aleena died instantly whereas Paal Maseih was shifted to the Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital.Police took the bodies into custody and started investigation while the ...

Call for arresting killers of Sahar Batool QUETTA: Pakistan Muslim League-Q's senior leader and former provincial minister, Dr. Ruqayyia Saeed Hashmi has demanded of the government to arrest killers of little girl, Sahar Batool. In her statement issued, here on Saturday, she said that the criminals after abducting six-year-old girl Sahar Batool tried to abuse and later killed her. She condemned such brutal and inhuman act.She said that PML-N MNA, Marvi Memon recently visited Quetta where addressing a press conference at Quetta ...

Education cells to monitor schools performance HYDERABAD: Commissioner Hyderabad Division Syed Asif Haider Shah has announced establishment of education cells for monitoring performance of schools and implementation of educational reforms.The divisional level cell are to be established at Commissioner's Office while district level cells will be set up by the deputy commissioners of all districts of the division so that education grant both from the provincial government and international donors could be utilised in a transparent manner for improvement in quality ...


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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