90pc brain still intact

ISLAMABAD - Ninety percent of Malala Yousufzai’s brain is still intact while ten percent of it may have been damaged due to continued unconsciousness that could impact brain functioning, if it prolonged, The Nation learnt on Friday.“Time factor is very crucial at this stage. It’s ...

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  • AJK Govt presents Rs49.50 billion budget for 2012-13

    , By Online

    The Azad Jammu & Kashmir government Wednesday presented tax-free budget for fiscal year 2012-13, with a total volume of Rs49.50 billion in the legislative assembly of AJK. The government recommended 20%increase in the budget in terms of salaries and pension of the government’s employees. ...

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  • Punjab Govt. presented a balanced budget: Mujtaba

    , By NNI

    Punjab Finance Minister Mujtaba Shujaa-ur-Rehman has ruled out the impression that the Punjab government has presented an imbalanced budget. He was addressing a post budget press conference in Lahore on Sunday. He said welfare schemes have been introduced for women‚ youth and poor segments of ...

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  • Punjab 2012-13 budget worth Rs 782 billion presented

    , By Online

    Punjab Finance Minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman on Saturday presented annual budget of Punjab for the year 2012-13 with total outlay of Rs782 billion. In his budget speech the minister said the federal government has been doing excesses with Punjab over power distribution, inflicting serious harm to ...

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  • KPK budget worth Rs 303 billion presented

    A balanced and tax-free KPK budget for the next fiscal year with a total outlay of over three hundred billion rupees has been presented in the Provincial Assembly. The balanced and tax-free budget of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province for the next fiscal year was presented in the Provincial Assembly in ...

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  • Speaker takes notice of chaos by Opposition in NA

    Speaker, National Assembly, Dr. Fehmida Mirza Saturday took notice of the chaos and pandemonium in the NA meeting occurred on Friday (June 1) during budget session and summoned meeting of Business Advisory on 4 June (Monday). According to Media reports, the Speaker NA has summoned Business Advisory ...

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  • Budget aimed at maintaining economic stability in country: Hafeez

    , By NNI

    Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh has said that the budget for the next financial year is aimed at maintaining economic stability‚ accelerating economic growth‚ checking inflation and bringing well-to-do in the tax net.He was addressing post-budget news conference along Minister ...

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  • Opposition uproar was against so-called budget: Nisar

    , By Online

    Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said that it was necessary to uproar in the parliament against the so-called budget. Talking to media outside the Parliament House, he said that the corruption consortium was at work in Pakistan and families of ...

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  • Rs 787.396 allocated for IT sector in budget

    , By Online

    The government has earmarked Rs 787.396 million for information technology sector in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the year 2012-13 for ongoing and new projects. According to the budgetary document released on Friday 50 million have been allocated for construction of border ...

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  • Rs 545.386 billion allocated for Defence

    , By INP

    The Budget for 2012-13 announced Friday made a total allocation of Rs 545.386 billion for Defence. According to budgetary documents, an increase of Rs 35.207 billion has been made in the defence budget over the revised estimates of Rs 510.179 billion during the year 2010-11. During 2011-12 budget, ...

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  • Hafeez Shaikh terms 5th budget historic

    , By Online

    Finance Minister, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh Friday said that presenting of 5th budget by the current government is a historic moment and the nation should be proud of it. Presenting the National Budget for the year 2012-13, Shaikh said that the world must watch that democracy is flourishing in the ...

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  • Govt unveils Rs 2960 billion budget amid opposition uproar

    , By AFP

    Amid unprecedented uproar from the opposition benches, Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh here on Friday presented the budget to the Parliament for the upcoming fiscal year 2012-13 with a total outlay of Rs 2960 billion. The budget proposals, that included levying of no new tax in view of the ...

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  • Salient features of PSDP 2012-13

    , By APP

    ISLAMABAD, June 1 (APP): Following are the highlights of Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2012-13, released here on Friday: Total amount of Rs.873 billion has been allocated in PSDP-2011-12 for various ongoing and new schemes. Out of total PSDP, the federal share is Rs.350 billion, ...

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  • Rs. 1087.825m for Justice, Rs 112.175 for SC in PSDP

    , By Online

    The government has allocated a total of Rs. 1087.825 millions under Access to Justice Program in Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) and 112.175 millions for projects in Supreme Court in budget 2012-13. According to details, Rs. 200 millions have been allocated for provincial program under ...

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  • Rs 47,192m allocated for 78 water sector projects

    , By Online

    The government has allocated Rs 47,192.3 million for the water and power sector in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the year 2012-13 for 78 ongoing and new projects. According to the budgetary documents released on Friday, the government has specified Rs 6,000 million for raising ...

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  • Budget 2012-13: Railways to receive Rs 22,877m in PSDP

    , By Online

    Rs 22,877 million has been allocated for 37 development projects of the Pakistan Railways in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2012-13. According to budgetary documents released on Friday, Rs 2,000 million has been allocated for procurement/manufacture of 50 D.E locomotives, Rs 5,739 ...

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  • Cabinet approves Rs.873b development budget

    , By Online

    The Federal Cabinet has approved Rs.873 billion development budget for the next financial year 2012-13 out of which Rs.513 billion has been allocated for provincial whereas Rs.360 billion for federal development budget. The National Economic Council (NEC) has already approved the development budget ...

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  • Federal Budget 2012-13 to be presented today

    , By Agencies

    All the preparations had been finalized for the presentation of the national budget for the fiscal year 2012-13. Both the Houses of the Parliament have been fully prepared for today’s budget sessions separately. A lot of hue and cry from opposition benches, especially from lawmakers of ...

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  • Economic Survey: GDP growth rate remained 3.7% in outgoing financial ...

    , By INP

    The Economic Survey, released on Thursday claimed that Pakistan's economy performed better than many developed and developing economies during the outgoing year despite numerous challenges. Releasing the Economic Survey, a pre-budget document, Finance Minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh said despite ...

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  • Federal Budget 2012-13 to be presented tomorrow

    , By INP

    The federal budget for fiscal year 2012-13 will be announced on Friday. Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Sheikh will present the national budget in the National Assembly on June 1. Sources told INP that the budgetary proposals will feature special measures to address energy crisis besides construction ...

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  • Government slashes fuel prices ahead of budget

    , By INP

    The government on Thursday announced to slash prices of petroleum products in a bid to provide relief to oppressed masses. The new prices will be effective from today (Friday). Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has issued a notification in this regard following approval of a summary by the ...

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