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Transport fare on KP's inter-districts routes reduced PESHAWAR: The positive impact of massive reduction in prices of petroleum products by the Federal Government on passengers have started visible in Khyber Pakthunkhwa where transport fare was reduced by five to six percent on the inter-districts routes.The Provincial Transport Authority (PTA) has revised fares of transport plying on inter-district routes after cut in prices of petroleum products was announced by the Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif few days ago.A PTA spokesman told APP that transport fare on inter-districts routes in KP has been reduced by five to six percent with strict direction to transporters to fix new fare lists on permanent places in transport stands/vehicles for facilitation of passengers.Peshawar-Manshera fare has been slashed from Rs 265 to Rs 252, Peshawar-Mingora (Swat) from Rs 211 to Rs 201 and Peshawar-Abbottabad from Rs 235 to Rs 224. Likewise, the transport fare of Peshawar-DI Khan was reduced from Rs 410 to Rs ...

Grid station inauguration on Monday FAISALABAD: Federal State Minister for Water & Power Ch. Abid Sher Ali will inaugurate a 132-KV grid station at M-3 Industrial City here on Monday (November 10).According to a spokesman of the Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development and Management Company (FIEDMC), the grid station project was completed within a record time of 14 months with the help of Pak Electron Ltd.He cited that Rs. 300 million were spent on developing this 132-KV grid station which would ...
Intl. conference calls for strict check on use of restricted chemicals in textile KARACHI: The international conference on resource efficiency here on Thursday called for strict implementation of regulations and for new legislation to stop the use restricted/non-approved chemicals and dyes in the textile industry.It was also observed that many textile industry units in different processes make unnecessary use and waste a lot chemicals and dyes which create serious environment and health problems along with adding to the cost of production.Many textile manufacturers do use sub-standard and banned ...
Intra-city fares to be slashed by five percent: Transport Secretary KARACHI: Sindh Secretary for Transport, Taha Farooqui talking to APP Thursday sounded confident that intra-city bus fares in the province would be slashed by a minimum five percent with immediate effect.Sharing details of the meeting with the transporters in his office the same morning, he said the deliberation was focussed on single agenda and that was providing relief to the commuters."Fares have to be slashed in proportion to the reduction made in the POL rates," ...
IESCO issues power suspension programme ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Wednesday 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 06 November 09:00am to 02:00pm, Intl. School, G-10/4, University, Pindi Point, Barrian, Upper Topa feeders09:00am to 03:00pm, Pindi Point, Barrian, P/Helth, Gharial, PAF, Uper Topa, Lora-1&2, Patriata, Company Bagh, Cecil ...


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ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.309 bln
Exports $1.957 bln
Imports $4.266 bln
WeeklyDecember 18, 2014
Reserves $14.04 bln