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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch event dazzles Lahore LAHORE: Samsung’s latest innovation –the Galaxy Note 4 was launched through a Star-studded event-cum-concert, to create a delightful fanfare in Lahore. The Note 4 is the latest edition of a series of Android Smart Phablets from Samsung’s ongoing journey of innovation. The participants also had the opportunity to learn and experience the breakthroughs in digital convergence technologies featured in the Galaxy Note 4. The guest-list at the launch ceremony included a mesmerizing galaxy of celebrities and accomplished personalities, who created an aura of success and glamour, where fascinating modern technology by Samsung facilitates your life on-the-go, in the fast-lane. The enchanting night orchestrated by Freiha Altaf, featured superlative music presented by the most popular bands and admired vocalists, while the leading Television artists enriched the event with memorable moments of charm and happiness. The prominent hosts and guests included; Sajjad Ali, Ali Zafar, Juggan Kazim, Fawad Khan, Ayesha ...

Inquiry facility missing at station KHANPUR: The railway station of Khanpur lacks the basic facility of trains' inquiry since long and despite repeated requests by public.DS Railway, Sukker division had ordered to set up an inquiry room at the station in response to public grievances but the directive has not materialised to date.Consequently, people cannot get proper information regarding trains arrival and departure timings.Local political circles have demanded provision of this important facility.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
FESCO issues shutdown notice FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued a shutdown notice for necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines.According to the notice issued by the company, power supply from Al-Habib feeder emanating from 132-KV Jaranwala grid station will remain suspended from 8 am to 1 pm while Bagh feeder originating from 132-KV Jhang-1 grid station will observe shutdown from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday (October 26).Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), ...
PPL following string of gas discoveries distributes 125pc cash dividends KARACHI: Consequent to significant gas and condensate discoveries made by Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) the company has distributed 125% cash dividend to its shareholders during fiscal year that ended this June.Chairman, PPL, Waqar A Malik addressing its 63rd Annual General Meeting here Friday said the company besides payment of final cash dividend of 75% on ordinary share capital also paid an interim cash dividend of 50% to its shareholders during fiscal year 2013-2014.Attributing this to ...
PIA restructuring on card through strategic partnership: NA told ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad on Thursday informed the National Assembly that a proposal is under consideration to restructure the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) through strategic partnership.During Question Hour, he said, that Privatization Commission has been tasked to carry forward the process of privatization of core activities of national airline by divesting 26% of its share with complete management.He said the objective is to offset the airline from recurring losses ...


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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