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Attack on polio team in Charsada condemned ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister's Focal Person on Polio Eradication Ayesha Raza Farooq on Monday strongly condemned the attack on the polio team in Charsada, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.In a statement, she said that the team was performing a noble task of protecting children from life crippling disease, adding, those harming the health workers are enemies of Pakistan and the entire humanity.The government's resolve is stronger than ever before to wipe out the crippling disease and every Pakistani must play his or her role in the mission, she added."Such cowardly attacks against our goal of Polio Free Pakistan will further strengthen our resolve to stamp this menace out of the country. I urge the provincial government to take all measures necessary to protect the polio teams and ensure safe conduct of polio campaigns", Prime Minister's Focal Person said."Those who are involved in attacks on humanitarian activities are enemies of our nation and we must ...

Minor killed in wall collapse SIALKOT: A minor was killed when a wall of house collapsed in the area of Talwara Mughlan on Monday. According to police, Mehak (3), daughter of Sajjad Ahmed was playing near the wall of a house when it collapsed. As a result, Mehak received serious injuries. She was being shifted to a hospital when she succumbed to her injuries on the way. Police are investigating. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Hoti, Babak condole death of Iqbal Riaz PESHAWAR: The Awami National Party (ANP) Provincial President, Ameer Haider Khan Hoti and Parliamentary Leader, Sardar Hussain Babak here Monday condoled the death of senior journalist, Iqbal Riaz who died a few days ago.In a condolence message here, the ANP leaders said Iqbal Riaz had rendered great services for promotion of journalism that would be remembered. The vacuum created after his death would never be fulfilled, they added.They expressed profound grief over the members of ...
13 Afghan nationals held %9 QUETTA: At least 13 Afghan nationals were held in the city on Monday, official sources said.Frontier Corps Spokesman, Khan Wasey said that FC team during checking at Baleli Checkpoint in the city apprehended 13 Afghan nationals after they failed to produce legal travelling documents.FC handed over detainees to the police for further investigation.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Police recovers a kidnapee during raid in Orangi KARACHI: District West Zone police recovered a kidnapee during a raid here on Monday.According to a police official, the Pakistan Bazar police conducted a raid on a house in Muslimabad Nagar area of Orangi Town and recovered a kidnapped person namely Ehtisham Ahmed Ansari son of Nisar Ahmed Ansari.Ehtisham was kidnapped for ransom two days ago. He is a resident of North Nazimabad areaCopyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
Four children injured in Quetta gas blast QUETTA: Four children sustained injuries in a gas cylinder blast in Pashtoonabad area of the provincial capital, here on Monday.Police said that gas cylinder explosion occurred due to gas leakage from the cylinder, leaving four children injured. "Gas filled in the room due to leakage from the cylinder and explosion took place when one the child tried to light the gas stove with matches," police said.All four injured were rushed to Civil hospital where they ...
Explosion damages three shops PESHAWAR: At least three shops damaged when a low intensity explosion apparently caused by a cracker went off in Nasir Chowk here on Monday morning.According to Police, the blast occurred at congested Nasir Khan chowk in the limit of Kotali police station in interior City where luckily no person was present in the shops packed with blankets and woolen garments. No report of human losses has been reported.Police and Rescue 1122 rushed to the spot ...


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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