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December 25, 2018 12:00 AM ‘No loadshedding on Christmas’

ISLAMABAD: On special directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Power Division has issued directions to all power distribution companies (Discos) to lift all scheduled load management across the country from Dec 24 till Dec 25 midnight. A news statement by the Power Division said, “All the Discos have been directed to depute special emergency teams to rectify 5

October 1, 2018 12:10 PM Fire in Karachi Techno City doused

KARACHI: Fire that erupted early Monday morning Karachi’s Techno City building in New Chali area, off I.I. Chundrigar Road was brought under control by noon, said Chief Fire Officer, Tehsin Siddiqui. The video, captured by The News team, showed thick grey smoke billowing from the building. Talking to media he said the fire was caused due to short circuit 7

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Fesco spending millions of rupees every year to purchase safety gadgets’

FAISALABAD: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) Mujahid Islam Billah on Monday said the Fesco was for the first time obtaining services of a psychologist. Addressing a safety seminar at the Wapda Engineering Academy (WEA), jointly arranged by the Fesco’s first and second circles here, he said although uninterrupted 11

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM Engro Foods goes green in Sobhodero

KARACHI: Engro Foods Limited (EFL) has gone green by converting to solar energy for business operations at their Milk Collection Center (MCC) in Sobhodero, Sindh, a statement said on Monday. It has benefitted the center with continuous power supply for the industrial grade milk chillers and other heavy equipment with zero power generation cost, it added 14

June 7, 2018 12:00 AM Steps being taken to facilitate tourists at Shandur Polo Festival

PESHAWAR: The three-day polo festival will kick off in Shandur, the world's highest polo ground in Chitral, on July 7. "The festival will be organised from July 7 to 9. For a couple of years, the annual three-day event could not be held on the old dates due to Ramazan," Muhammad Tariq, secretary Sports, Tourism, Archaeology, Museums, Culture and Youth 13

March 14, 2018 5:01 PM PSL final: CM Sindh approves Rs210m for beautification of Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has approved Rs210 million for security and beautification of the city from March 23 to March 26 to cover Pakistan Day to Pakistan Super League (PSL) final match. The Chief Minister directed KMC, Karachi administration to make the city neat and clean and beautify it with illumination and greenery. “It should 29

February 14, 2018 2:10 AM Power sector could see ‘market operator’ under new reforms

ISLAMABAD: The government has started the process for transformation of Central Power Purchasing Agency-Guarantee (CPPA-G) as an independent operator of the country’s electricity market from its existing role of a billing and financial settlement agent of the distribution companies. An application to register CPPA as a ‘market operator’ was admitted 25

November 23, 2017 12:00 AM 60,000 fish released into river in Lower Dir

TIMERGARA: To increase the fish produce in the district, the Lower Dir district government on Wednesday released 60,000 rare breeding fishes at River Panjkora at Zwal Baba point. The district government had allocated Rs500,000 in its Annual Development Programme for purchase of breeding fishes. (MPA Saeed Gul, district naib nazim Abdur Rasheed Khan, tehsil 14

October 30, 2017 1:43 AM Peace brings cricket back to Pakistan

LAHORE - Lahore’s Qaddafi Stadium was packed to capacity on Sunday as Sri Lankan and Pakistani players arrived in the ground amid unprecedented security measures. A large number of children and families were among the charged crowd that gathered at the stadium hours before the match started. The cricket match was played peacefully and successfully at the same Qaddafi 27

October 27, 2017 5:41 AM ‘Sufi teachings can rid country of terrorism’

MULTAN: We can curb the rising extremism in society by promoting the teachings of Sufi saints, said Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday. He was addressing the devotees after inaugurating the 778th urs of Hazrat Bahauddin Zakariya in Multan. Qureshi, who is the successor of the saint, bathed the shrine with rose water to start the urs celebrations 20