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Hot, dry weather with gusty winds likely in Karachi on Thursday KARACHI: The Met Office on Wednesday forecast hot and dry weather with gusty winds in the metropolis during the next 24 hours.It said the maximum temperature is expected to remain in the range between 35 to 37 degrees centigrade.The weather report said that mainly hot/very hot and dry weather is likely to prevail elsewhere in Sindh and Balochistan region. However, rain/ thunderstorm is likely to occur at isolated places in Larkana, Zhob, Kalat and Quetta divisions.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

DC directs for ensuring women voting in LG elections in Dir Lower TIMERGARA: Deputy Commissioner Dir Lower, Muhammad Sohail Khan here Wednesday directed all the Assistant Commissioners of four tehsils and election staff to ensure women voting in Local Govt election, avoiding the repeat of PK-95 by election wherein female were not allowed to exercise their right of franchise.The DC who is also District Returning Office (DRO) issued these directives while presiding over a high-level meeting here at his office attended by assistant commissioners of four tehsils ...
Unidentified assailants attack police van, killing three KARACHI: Unidentified assailants opened fire on a police van Wednesday leaving dead a sub-inspector and two constable with another constable injured.A senior police officer confirming the incident said the cops were on routine patrolling when attacked by four unidentified assailants on two motorcycles at Bhangoria Goth area off Azizabad.Killers who had attacked the cops from quite a close range managed to escape from the scene.The constable wounded in the incident is being treated at a ...
99pc wheat procurement target achieved: NA body told ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research Tuesday was informed that so far Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation (PASSCO) had achieved 99 percent target for wheat procurement.The committee was informed that wheat procurement target for the crop 2015 was 0.8 million metric tones and 100 percent Bardana had been issued to the farmers.A summary regarding additional target of PASSCO upto 1.5 million metric tones was sent to Economic Coordination ...
Man injured after being hit by train HYDERABAD: An employee of the Pakistan Railways was critically injured on Tuesday after he was hit by a moving train while crossing a railway track in Makrani Parah area, the police said. According to police, Farzand Ali Hisbani (50) was shifted to Civil Hospital in a critical condition, as his both legs were broken. Hisbani lives with his family in the Railway Quarters. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
7 terrorists killed, boy recovered in rangers' operation KARACHI: Rangers claimed to have killed seven terrorists, and a boy freed from their possession on Tuesday.Sector Commander Sachal Rangers Brigadier Khurram said in a press conference that rangers raided on spy information a house in Sadaf Town, Mominabad area of Orangi Town.He said in exchange of firing five criminals were killed while, two of their aides blew themselves up with explosive device. However, one accused was arrested in injured condition.He said during the raid ...
Both rider, passenger of motorcycle must use helmet: Traffic Police KARACHI: The Karachi Traffic Police on Tuesday declared that the Section 89-A of Motor Vehicle Ordinance 1965 requires the use of helmets for both, driver and passenger of motorcycle.The implementation of law regarding use of helmet while riding or travelling on motorcycle will be enforced from June 1, and action against violation will be taken strictly in accordance with the law, said a statement.The Traffic Police has advised the people to use helmet while riding ...


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.795 bln
Exports $1.995 bln
Imports $3.790 bln
WeeklyMay 26, 2015
Reserves $17.749 bln