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7 injured in Quetta hand grenades attack QUETTA: At least seven persons sustained injuries in hand grenades attack in Sariab Road here on Thursday. According to security sources, some unidentified suspects threw hand grenades near the Balochistan Constabulary Lines area and managed to escape from the scene, injuring seven persons including one security personnel. The injured were shifted to Civil Hospital where, according to doctors, they were all said to be out of danger.Security forces cordoned off the area after the incident and started investigation and search operation for hunting the assailants.Copyright INP (Independent News Pakistan), 2013 ...

Dengue out of control in Punjab, 20 new cases reported in 24 hours LAHORE: Dreadful dengue virus has gone out of control in Punjab despite precautionary measures and steps of the provincial government and health authorities as 20 new cases were reported across the province during 24 hours.According to Punjab Health Department spokesman, dengue virus was detected in 20 more patients who were moved to various hospitals across Punjab.He said that of two 20 patients, eight were admitted in Holy Family Hospital Rawalpindi, six in Mayo, two in ...
Miscreants set ablaze passenger bus in Mastung MASTUNG: Unknown armed men set a passenger bus on fire after forcing the passengers to vacate the vehicle here on Thursday.According to Levies sources, a Dalbadin bound passenger bus coming from Quetta was stopped by unknown militants in Mastung area of Balochistan.The armed men off loaded the passengers at gun point and set the bus on fire by sprinkling petrol.The culprits fled from the scene after leaving the passengers stranded. However, no loss of life ...
Lyari mourns over murder of Zafar Baloch KARACHI: Lyari remained in the grip of tension and arsons on Thursday after the slain Lyari Peace Committee leader, Zafar Baloch and his bodyguard Ghani Baloch were laid to rest at Mewa Shah graveyard.Earlier hundreds of peoples including Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Najmi Alam, Abdul Qadir Patel and Provincial Minister for Kachi Abadi Javed Nagori attended the funeral prayers offered at Lyari football ground. It should be mentioned that Zafar Baloch, along with his ...
Several suspects nabbed after attack on Zanglai check post in Peshawar PESHAWAR: The police arrested scores of suspected militants during search operation after attack on security check post here on Thursday.According to police, unknown miscreants attacked Zanglai security check post located in Badhber police station jurisdiction late on Tuesday night.The police retaliated the attack and exchange of fire continued for more than half and hour after which the attackers were forced to flee.Fortunately no loss of life or injury was reported in the attack. The police ...
Increase in petroleum prices linked with international market rates: NA ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Jam Kamal Khan on Thursday informed the House that increase in petroleum prices is linked with international markets rates.He said this replying to a call attention notice moved by Saman Sultana Jaffri and others regarding increase in the prices of petroleum products.The Minister said government has reduced the levy by one-rupee per litere howevere, `We cannot do much in reducing petroleum prices', he added.Jam Kamal said ...
Balochistan doctors boycott duties in govt hospitals QUETTA: Doctors on Thursday went on strike in government hospitals across Balochistan in protest against their senior colleague’s kidnapping from Quetta. Cardiologist Dr. Munaf Tareen was abducted from the city three days back when he was enroute back to his residence from his private hospital at Pishin Stop. The abductors, opening aerial gunfire, took him away on board along with his vehicle.Medics associated with Young Doctors Association (Balochistan Chapter) boycotted and refused to perform their ...


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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 $-1.894 bln
Exports $1.953 bln
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WeeklyJune 25, 2015
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