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

    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...

    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...

  • Saudi reserves dip $49bn from end-2014

    The reserves, piled up in the past decade due to high crude prices, dropped from $732bn at the end of 2014 to $683bn at the end of April, Saudi firm Jadwa Research said in a report...

    In its regional economic outlook last month, the International Monetary Fund estimated the oil price necessary to balance the Saudi budget at over $100 a barrel...

  • 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...

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

    KARACHI: A report on children’s rights in the country released on Tuesday presented some dismal facts about their condition in every aspect ranging from education and health to labour, abduction, sexual assault and murder...

    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...

  • QAU tops HEC university rankings for 2014

    ISLAMABAD: Quaid-i-Azam University is Pakistan’s best university in the general category, according to rankings for 2014 released on Monday by the Higher Education Commission (HEC)...

    National University of Science and Technology (NUST) is ranked at the top for engineering education; Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi takes the lead in business education; University of Agriculture, Faisalabad in agriculture; Aga Khan...

  • Asif seeks details of salaries drawn by PTI lawmakers during 2014 sit-in

    ISLAMABAD: Newly-appointed Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has sought details of salaries and allowances and perks drawn by members of the National Assembly belonging to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) during the period of their resignation in 2014...

    Thirty of the 34 PTI lawmakers had submitted their resignations on Aug 22, 2014 — during the party’s sit-in outside the Parliament House — demanding a judicial inquiry into...

  • Probe into 2014 airport attack hits snags

    KARACHI: Investigation into the June 2014 attack on the Karachi airport has come to a virtual halt, as results of the DNA samples of 10 militants killed in the assault have been awaited for more than five months, officials and sources confirmed to Dawn on Tuesday...

    The investigation into the deadly attack was reopened by the Karachi police in November 2016 after they found that not all the militants were foreigners; some were...

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