Tag Archives: Overseas

Overseas Pakistanis support army

UK-based Pakistanis announced their support for the Pakistan Army in wake of the recent NATO attack and the memogate issue. Terming the propaganda against the army as part of an international ploy

SHC upholds Afridi overseas ban

Sindh High Court on Thursday upheld a Pakistani decision to revoke permission for former captain Shahid Afridi to play abroad, adjourning until June 16 the hearing of his petition against the Cricket

‘Rango’ boots ‘LA’ aliens from top spot overseas

LOS ANGELES – An animated chameleon sheriff in the Wild West topped the international box office chart as ‘Rango’ in its fourth weekend took in a solid $16 million in 48 territories for a global total of $159.5 million. Johnny Depp’s international appeal is in evidence, even in animated form, with kids and families the world over embracing the film.
Space aliens also showed their international drawing power, with ‘Battle: Los Angeles’ in its third weekend abducting $15.8 million

AJK police claim on overseas Pakistanis proves false

LONDON – Inspector General of Azad Kashmir police Dr Tariq Kokhar’s claims of special cells for the grievances of overseas Pakistani’s have proved short lived as Kashmiri community in the United Kingdom sees no improvement in the situation, they face in their home country.
Tariq Kokhar, during his visit to UK last week, addressed various gatherings of overseas Pakistanis across the country and assured them solving the problems they faced at the hands of the corrupt police and

Overseas Banks despair after non-performing loans almost double

Foreign banks in Pakistan have reported 91 percent increase in their ratio of non-performing loans (NPLs) to total loans during the last year.
In June 2009-10 the NPL ratio was 4.5 percent that had surged to 8.6 percent by June 2010, exposing an alarming increase of 91.1 percent one year.
In comparison to domestic banks, the foreign banks have reported a much higher increase in their NPL ratio.
By June 2010, the non-performing loans of the foreign banks amounted to