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Shahbaz seeks report into Child's murder LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has taken notice of torture and murder of a ten years old child in Hadyara and sought a report from CCPO Lahore. The Chief Minister directed that culprits should be arrested and legal action be taken against them for providing justice to the affected family. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

Around 0.7mn people affected due to rains: NDMA ISLAMABAD: Spokesperson of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Ahmed Kamal has said that around 0.7 million people from Punjab and Sindh were affected due to monsoon rains in the country.Talking to Radio Pakistan, Ahmed Kamal said that at least 109 people have died so far due to monsoon rains in the country and mostly deaths were reported from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.He said that more severe rains are expected in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Northern areas ...
Punjab Govt allocates Rs570mn for un-manned level crossings ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Government has allocated Rs. 570 million for the construction of un-manned railways crossings in Punjab.An official in the Ministry of Railways told APP that 65 percent railways level crossings were un-manned across the country which were needed to be constructed to avoid any untoward incident.He said that in the past railways level crossing had been constructed on political basis.To construct the un-manned level crossing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has ...
Floodwater will hopefully safely pass through Sindh: Qaim KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that floodwater will hopefully safely pass through Sindh province, as arrangements have been made in this regard. He was talking to journalists after he received a briefing by the Secretary Irrigation on flood situation after visiting Left Bank of the River Indus from Guddu Barrage to Sukkur Barrage, said a hand out issued here on Saturday night. The Chief Minister said that 7,00,000 cusecs floodwater ...
Indian army man commits suicide in IoK ISLAMABAD: An Indian army person committed suicide in Jammu Indian occipied Kashmir (IoK) on Friday.According to Kashmir Media Service, the army man identified as Gokula Kumar shot himself with his service rifle inside the Chatha camp in the city," police said.This incident of suicide raised the number of such deaths among Indian troops and police personnel to 342 since January 2007.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Rs200mn allocated for revival of historic beauty of Peshawar PESHAWAR: An amount of Rs. 200 million has been allocated for construction of walled city with the support of Belgium University to revive lost legacy of provincial capital.This was disclosed by Director Archaeology and Museum Dr Abdul Samad while talking to media persons here. He said that beautification and embellishment work on boundary wall and 16 historic gates of provincial capital would be carried out in two phases. In the first phase master plan for ...
Columnist Ata ul Haq Qasmi calls on PM ISLAMABAD: Renowned columnist and writer Ata ul Haq Qasmi called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif here at the PM House on Friday.The matters pertaining to literary activities were discussed in the meeting, a PM House press release said issued here.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-22.095 bln
Exports $23.885 bln
Imports $45.980 bln
WeeklyAugust 03, 2015
Reserves $18.536 bln