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  • 54pc of urban population lives in 10 major cities: report

    ISLAMABAD: 10 major cities in Pakistan make up more than half – 54pc – of the total national urban population, The State of Pakistani Cities Report 2018 has found...

    It described the conditions of 10 major cities, including Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Peshawar, Multan, Hyderabad, Islamabad and Quetta, and their efficacy to respond to urbanisation challenges...

  • Major cities to vaccinate 40pc of population by end of August: Asad

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Sunday said over 25 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine had been administered in the country and all major cities were aiming to vaccinate 40pc of the eligible population by the end of August...

    By end August all major cities target is to have at least 40% of eligible population vaccinated,” Mr Umar, who also heads the NCOC, tweeted on Sunday...

  • Twin cities’ traders to join other cities in shutter-down strike

    “After all efforts failed to convince the government to look into our concerns, we organised a kind of all parties conference belonging to the traders’ community in Lahore on July 5,” All Pakistan Markazi Anjuman-i-Tijaran President Ajmal Baloch said...

    Support for the strike call on July 13 has been extended by traders from major cities including Karachi, Lahore and Faisalabad...

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

    Problem was that he hadn’t paid FIFA or its ticketing associate MATCH services that was handling tickets for the World Cup in Brazil; instead he’d paid the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) for the tickets...

    In what seems to be a breach — and a big one for that matter from what recent developments show — officials of Pakistan’s football governing body were re-selling tickets, and that too at a higher price...

  • Eleven members of Ahmadi minority killed in 2014: report

    ISLAMABAD: Eleven Pakistani members of the Ahmadi religious minority were murdered for their faith in 2014 and authorities failed to apprehend any of the killers, a report said Monday, highlighting growing intolerance toward the sect...

    In May, gunmen shot dead an American heart surgeon, Mehdi Ali, who was visiting Pakistan on a charity mission in Sindh...

  • 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

    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)...

    Moreover, transnational corporations (TNCs) from developing economies invested almost half a trillion US dollars abroad in 2014 — a 30 per cent increase from the previous year...

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