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Leader of opposition in Sindh assembly says names for tribunal sent to Speaker KARACHI: Shaharyar Mahar, Leader for Opposition in the Sindh Assembly on Wednesday said to had despatched the names from opposition parties for the tribunal constituted to ascertain facts related to ongoing tragedy in Thar.Talking to journalists, he dispelled the impression that any delay on part of opposition parties in submitting names of its representatives for tribunal was hindering urgent inception of the warranted investigation.Mahar said despite denial from the government quarters the situation with specific reference to mortality of children and food scarcity in general at Thar was deteriorating.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

PESCO notifies power shutdown in Peshawar PESHAWAR: Due to necessary maintenance work, power supply will remain off from 132 KV Peshawar Cantt Grid Station on November 20, 22 and 26 from 08:00 am to 02:00 p.m., resultantly consumers of 11KV MES, Mall Road feeders will face inconvenience, PESCO notifies on Tuesday. Power supply will remain off from 132 KV Hayatabad Grid Station on November 20 from 08:00 am to 02:00 pm, resultantly consumers of 11 KV Hayatabad-11, 12 and Hayatabad Surgical ...
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). ...
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 ...


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Banking Review 2013

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
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