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KU admissions to Bachelors, Masters programme begin on Monday KARACHI: The admissions to the University of Karachi's Bachelors and Masters Programme for the year 2015 on the basis of pre-entry tests are starting from November 17, 2014.According to an announcement by the KU, the admissions to Bachelors Programme will be offered in Applied Physics, Bio- technology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Studies, Food Science and Technology, International Relations, Mass Communications, Microbiology, Public Administration, Special Education, Teachers Education (B.Ed). While in the Masters Programme, the admissions will be available in Business Administration, Commerce, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Studies, Mass Communications, Microbiology, Public Administration and Teachers Education- B.Ed (After 2-year ADE).The admissions will be given in all these fields on the basis of the pre-entry test to be organised by the National Testing Service (NTS).The admission forms and prospectus can be obtained/ submitted after payment of Rs 2,000/- at UBL Counter situated at the Silver ...

FESCO issues shutdown programme FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown programme for necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines. According to the programme issued by the company here on Tuesday, power supply from Shadman, Mansoor Abad, Gulistan Colony, Manzoor Park, Hajwairi Park, Haq Baho, Islamia Park, Raja Road, Civil Line and Amin Town feeders emanating from 132-KV Old Thermal grid station, Marzi Pura, Raza Abad, Subhan Abad, Kashmir Road and GM Abad feeders originating ...
IESCO issues power suspension programme ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Tuesday issued a power suspension programme for various areas of its region due to necessary maintenance and routine development work.According to an IESCO spokesman, the power supply of the following feeders/grid stations would remain suspended as under:On 19 November 08:00am to 12:00noon, Katchery, Jada, Ajmal Shaheed, Gul Afshan, Zubair Shaheed, Civil Line, Akram Shaheed, Ashraf Shaheed, Puran, Chip Board, Industrial, Madu Kalas, Phadial, Sanghoi, Nathwala, Safdar Shaheed, ...
Restoration of complete peace government's top priority: Nisar ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that restoration of complete peace in all parts of the country was top most priority of the government.He was talking to Special Envoy of UK Prime Minister on Terrorism Mr. Clovis Meath-Baker, who called on him here. British High Commissioner to Pakistan Philip Barton was also present in the meeting.The Interior Minister said that Pakistan had rendered unprecedented sacrifices in the war against terrorism but ...
Four bullet riddled bodies found in Risalpur PESHAWAR: The bodies of four persons killed by gun shots were found dumped in gunny sacks in Risalpur area of Nowshera district here on Tuesday.According to police, the bullet riddled bodies of the four persons aging from 20 to 30 years were found dumped in Bara Banda area of Risalpur tehsil. The deceased were identified as Asghar Ali, Noor Rehman, Irshad Ali and Mushtaq Ali.Police said Asghar Ali, Noor Rehman and Irshad Ali belonged to ...
US drone hits 'counterproductive' in fighting terrorism, and must end: Pakistan UNITED NATIONS: Reaffirming its stand that US drone strikes were counterproductive in combating terrorism, Pakistan on Monday called for an immediate end to such attacks on its soil to avert more civilian deaths and injuries."The use of armed drones against Pakistan's tribal territory violates international law by infringing our sovereignty and territorial integrity," Ambassador Masood Khan, Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN, told the General Assembly's Third Committee, which deals with social, humanitarian and cultural ...
Bomb targeting school bus kills two in Nisti Kot PESHAWAR: An 11-year-old boy died in a bomb attack on a school bus in Nisti Kot tribal area, which also killed the driver, officials said on Tuesday. The bombing took place in the Nisti Kot area of the Upper Kurram tribal district."An 11-year-old boy and the driver of the school van were killed when a bomb planted on a roadside exploded," local government official Shahid Ali told AFP.A seven-year-old girl was also wounded, he said, ...


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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