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PML-N to win election with thumping majority: Abid ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Sunday said symbol of sher (lion) would win the by-elections with thumping majority as prayers and sympathies of nation with us."We have won the by-polls in Haripur and Nankana Sahib with 40,000 margin. PML-N whenever came in power, it effectively worked for the improvement, development and prosperity of the country and masses," he said while talking to a news channel.The minister said PML-N believed in transparency and the elections would be held in free, fair and transparent manner.He said all the demands of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had fulfilled including deployment of army on polling stations. Nevertheless, PTI would level any allegation of rigging against the government, then it was wrong, he added.He said, "We do not want any untoward situation during the polling and advised was given to workers and supporters to remain peaceful." Copyright APP (Associated Press of ...

Ayaz Sadiq to win by-election with heavy margin: Nehal ISLAMABAD: Senator of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML- N), Nehal Hashmi on Sunday said PML-N candidate for the by-election NA-122 Sardar Ayaz Sadiq would win the by-elections with heavy margin as he elected from this constituency in 2003, 2008 and 2013 elections.Talking to PTV World, he said PML-N always won the polls on the basis of its performance and prudent policies which was highly appreciated by the people of the country.Nehal Hashmi said whenever PML-N ...
Four killed, one injured in city KARACHI: Four people were killed and one other injured in different incidents in the metropolis on Saturday.A man, Ghulam Nabi, 35, son of Eidu Baloch, was gunned down by unknown armed at his shop in Ghulam Shah Lane, Chakewara in Lyari. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for an autopsy.Another man, Bakht Ali, 65, son of Jaffer Ali, was killed by armed men in Zarina Colony, Sector 1-A 2 North Karachi. The ...
Sindh govt sets up nine more universities: CM  SUKKUR: In line with the objectives of Pakistan Peoples Party's leader Benazir Bhutto for the promotion of education, job opportunities, the Sindh government has established nine more universities and provided jobs to countless people in Sindh in recent years. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah during a briefing given to him on the Mahar Medical College, at circuit house Sukkur here on Saturday. The CM said that Ms Bhutto had ...
Importance of solid waste management project highlighted KARACHI: Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan has highlighted the significance of solid waste management project for the metropolis.He was chairing a high-level meeting regarding solid waste management here at the Governor House on Saturday.The Governor said that the project would contribute towards cleanliness in the city besides generating energy.He also assured that participants of the meeting that the required legislation would also be undertaken.Dr. Ishrat directed that a focal person be appointed to ...
Anti-polio drive kicks-off in KP ISLAMABAD: A three-day anti-polio campaign began in 13 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) on Saturday. Under the drive, over two million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops, Radio Pakistan reported.About ten thousand teams have been formed which will visit door to door to ensure anti-polio vaccine.The campaign would begin in these districts Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan, Nowshera, Swat, Kohat, Bannu, Hangu, Karak, Dera Ismail Khan, Lakki Marwat, Tank, and Torghar.Copyright ...
Public service PML-N top priority: Zaeem LAHORE: Member Punjab Assembly Syed Zaeem Hussain Qadri said that days of PTI were numbered as October 11 would be the day of drop scene of sit-in party. Commenting on the statement of Imran Khan here on Friday, he said the manifesto of Tehreek-i-Insaf was allegations, lie and clash. The PML-N will win on October 11 with the grace of Allah Almighty while the PTI will be defeated, he added.He said that those hatching conspiracy ...


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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 $-1.988 bln
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