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September 25, 2018 12:00 AM QWP leader opposes introduction of new LG system

PESHAWAR: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) provincial Chairman Sikandar Sherpao on Monday opposed the introduction of a new local government system and termed it interference in the affairs of provincial assemblies. Addressing a meeting of party workers at Watan Kor here, he said the move was against the spirit of the 18th Constitutional Amendment. He said the proposed

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Russia to give Syria S-300 air defence after accusations against Israel

Russia announced on Monday it will supply an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria in two weeks against strong Israeli objections, a week after Moscow blamed Israel for indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria. Last week’s crash, which killed 15 Russian service members, had forced Moscow to take "adequate retaliatory

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM KP seeks net hydel profit as per AGN Kazi formula

ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa wants the implementation of AGN Kazi formula for net hydel profit and if the demand is met by Council of Common Interests (CCI), electricity consumers will have to pay Rs3-4 per unit as net hydel profit. In this way, the cost of hydro generation will go up close to Rs10 per unit which is the one unit cost of electricity 1

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM 10 bureaucrats living in luxurious govt residences in Multan, Vehari, Khanewal

MULTAN: In ‘Naya’ Pakistan, 10 bureaucrats are living in luxurious government residences, measuring over 167.1 Kanals with covered area of 225,740 square feet, in Multan, Lodhran, Khanewal and Vehari, confirmed the official statistics. The Punjab Revenue Department has calculated the market value of residences in billions of rupees, which are occupied 4

September 20, 2018 12:00 AM EU delegation visits Lahore

LAHORE: A high-profile delegation of the European Conservative and Reformists Group of Parliamentarians visited Lahore, a statement said on Wednesday. The delegation was led by Hans-Olaf Henkel and five other members of his team, it added. The visit of the trade focused parliamentary delegation from the EU will open further opportunities for enhanced 9

September 18, 2018 12:00 AM Wapda awards Mangla refurbishment contract

LAHORE: Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) on Monday awarded a contract worth Rs1.68 billion for Mangla refurbishment project to a Chinese company. Wapda signed the contract with China CMAC Engineering Company for Package-9 of Mangla refurbishment project, which includes up-gradation of switchyard. Liang Xiaofang, business manager of China 2

September 18, 2018 12:00 AM ECC approves increase in gas prices

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Monday approved increase to natural gas prices ranging from 10 to 143 percent. Varying rate hikes would be applicable to domestic consumers, commercial users, and industrial, fertiliser, power, cement and compressed natural gas (CNG) sectors. Gas prices for export-oriented sectors 10

September 12, 2018 12:00 AM Power generation licence issued

KARACHI: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has granted a generation licence to Jilani Energy Pvt Ltd for a 6.5MW coal-based captive power plant proposed to be setup for meeting the power requirements of Jilani Group of Companies, which is pioneer in the field of fabric and plastic packaging products in Pakistan. The power sector

September 11, 2018 12:00 AM US denies dropping phosphorus bombs on Syria

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON: Russia’s military said on Monday that two US F-15 fighter jets dropped phosphorus bombs over Syria’s Deir al-Zor province on Saturday, the TASS and RIA news agencies reported, an allegation the United States denied. The air strikes targeted the village of Hajin, the last major stronghold of Islamic State in Syria, and resulted in fires

September 7, 2018 12:00 AM Six food points sealed in Lahore over PFA act violations

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority has closed down six food businesses and imposed Rs 34,500 cumulative fine on six eateries for not following the rules of the provincial food regulatory body’s Act, on Thursday. The food safety teams under the supervision of food safety officers carried out crackdowns on unhygienic food processing units and food points. PFA Director