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  • Indian finance minister to skip Saarc meeting in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: India has formally conveyed to Pakistan that its Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will not attend the eighth finance ministers’ meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) in Islamabad later this week...

    The ministerial meeting on Friday will be preceded by a meeting of finance secretaries on Thursday...

  • Finance Minister Asad Umar addresses press conference in Islamabad

    Finance Minister Asad Umar, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry and Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan are addressing a joint press conference at the Information Services Academy in Islamabad...

    The finance minister, who was the first to speak, said that the recent hike in power tariff was taken on the recommendation of Nepra...

  • Documents show PFF sold 2014 World Cup tickets at inflated prices

    FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke was suspended in October in the wake of the biggest crisis in football’s world governing body after misconduct allegations surrounding tickets for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil...

    ”PFF’s audit report for 2014 doesn’t, however, particularly show that surcharge amount from the sale of tickets as sponsorship...

  • CTD official summoned with record of 2014 school attack case

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench has summoned the counter-terrorism department’s DSP (investigation) along with the relevant records over a plea of the father of a student martyred in the 2014 Peshawar Army Public School carnage that his statement be recorded by the agency probing the killings...

    Meanwhile, the bench also adjourned hearing into another petition filed by slain APS student Asfand Khan’s father, advocate Ajun Khan,...

  • ATC orders Imran Khan to record statement in 2014 PTV attack cases

    An Anti-Terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad on Friday ordered Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to record his statement in four cases — including the Asmatullah Junejo assault case — registered after the PTI's months-long 2014 dharna which left the capital city paralysed...

    "Referring to this 2014 dharna, Khan claimed the sit-in was "politically driven"...

  • Banks earned record Rs247bn in 2014

    KARACHI: Banking industry’s pre-tax profit surged by 52 per cent to an all-time high of Rs247 billion in 2014 thanks to their huge investments in government securities, the State Bank said on Thursday...

    In its quarterly report ‘Performance of Banking Industry’ for Oct-Dec 2014, the SBP said, “Banks holding of government securities surged to Rs4...

  • Developing Asia invested $440bn in other countries in 2014: UNCTAD

    ISLAMABAD: Countries in developing Asia have, for the first time, collectively invested more money abroad than North American and European countries, the UNCTAD ‘Global Investment Trends Monitor’ said on Monday...

    The report revealed that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) outflows from developing Asia increased by a third to $440 billion in 2014, followed by North America ($390bn) and Europe ($286bn)...

  • Report finds nearly 70,000 cases of violence against children in 2014

    Titled The State of Pakistan’s Children – 2014, the report prepared by the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (Sparc) was formally launched by its representatives Kashif Bajeer and Zahid Thebo at a hotel...

    Quoting figures from an independent report, Sahil’s Cruel Numbers Report 2014, Sparc stated that 1,786 cases of sexual assault against children — 1,172 committed against girls and the remaining 614 involving...

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