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CNG stations fined for overcharging FAISALABAD: The District Administration has fined three CNG station owners with Rs 75000 for overcharging.According to city district government, Assistant Commissioner (AC) city Shah Rukh Niazi conducted raids in different areas of the city and found out that three CNG station owners including Tamoor CNG Satyana Road, Laraib CNG Narwala Road and Akbar CNG Batala Colony were over charging.The AC city imposed a fine of Rs 25000 each on these CNG station owners. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

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 22 October From 08:00am to 12:00noon, Dharabi, Jhatla, Lawa, Wanhar, Hassal, Duffer, Sagharpur feedersFrom 09:00am to 12:00noon, Islampura, Valley, Attock Rural, Hameed, C.Mar, Murat, ChabbFrom 09:00am to 01:00pm, Maj. Masood, ...
Agreement with K-Electric challenged: Senate told ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Water and Power Chaudhary Abid Sher Ali on Tuesday informed the Senate that government had already challenged agreement with Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) now formally known K- Electric in court of law.Replying to various supplementary questions during Question Hour, the minister said that the agreement with K-Electric was illegal. However, the case was in Sindh High Court and the government was actively pursing the case, he said.The minister said that ...
Consumers voice concern over K-E’s poor performance MUHAMMAD SHAFA KARACHI: Complaints about K-Electric’s indifferent attitude towards resolving consumers’ issues continued to pour in to newspaper offices.Residents of different areas said that their complaints - ranging from prolonged loadshedding to PMT faults and from excessive billing to wire snapping cases - either remained unheeded for days together or resolved after a considerable period.They said that whenever they lodged their complaints about power failure or prolonged loadshedding, K-E officials manning Customers Care Centre (118) ...
Mobile phone operator upgrading system to improve performance ISLAMABAD: China Mobile Pakistan has decided to upgrade its infrastructure to support its growing network and customers base.In this regard, the company has partnered with Teradata to replace its existing data warehouse systems with Teradata technology after an exhaustive evaluation process which included all reputable data warehousing vendors.It has purchased a Teradata Extreme Data Platform to ensure storage, deep-dive analytics capacity and for high-performance analytics. Teradata will also provide planning, implementation, deployment and consulting, along ...


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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