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NEPRA Lowers Power Tariff by Rs2.6

NEPRA Lowers Power Tariff by Rs2.6

Friday, October 9, 2015 11:31

[caption id="attachment_41425" align="alignright" width="384"] NEPRA[/caption] The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Thursday decided to cut the power tariff by Rs2.60 per unit for August 2015 on account of fuel adjustment. The refund of Rs22 billion will be ...

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Pakistan Death Toll Rises to 87 (Hajj Stampede)

Pakistan Death Toll Rises to 87 (Hajj Stampede)

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 13:19

[caption id="attachment_41405" align="alignright" width="461"] Hajj Stampede[/caption] The death toll of Pakistani pilgrims from deadly stampede that occurred in Mina during Hajj on September 24 has climbed to 87 with scores of others still missing after the tragedy....

Govt to Send Bereaved Family Members to Saudi Arabia

Govt to Send Bereaved Family Members to Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 13:21

[caption id="attachment_41392" align="alignright" width="461"] Mina Martyred Pilgrims[/caption] Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has decided that the government would send family members of the martyred pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. The ministries of Foreign Affairs and Religious Affairs ...

Son of Dubai Ruler Dies of Heart Attack

Son of Dubai Ruler Dies of Heart Attack

Saturday, September 19, 2015 16:21

Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, eldest son of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and ruler of Dubai, died of a heart attack at age 34 on Saturday. [caption id="attachment_41374" align="alignright" width="296"]...

Govt Decides to Outsource Operations to Chinese Firm (Nandipur Power Project)

Govt Decides to Outsource Operations to Chinese Firm (Nandipur Power Project)

Friday, September 18, 2015 12:17

As controversy over the 425-megawatt Nandipur power project intensifies, the government has found a way out and decided to outsource operations of the plant to the Chinese engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor, Dongfang Electric Corporation, for a period of six months. [caption id="attachment_41362" align="alignright" width="384"]...

Security of PAF Bases Sensitive Installations Beefed Up

Security of PAF Bases Sensitive Installations Beefed Up

Friday, September 18, 2015 11:53

Following terrorist attack on air force base in Peshawar, where eight attackers were killed, the authorities have tightened security for Pakistan Air Force (PAF) bases as well as sensitive installations in Karachi and other cities, news reported. [caption id="attachment_41346" align="alignright" width="368"]...

Pillion Riding Banned for Two Days in Karachi

Pillion Riding Banned for Two Days in Karachi

Saturday, September 5, 2015 11:10

The Home department of Sindh has imposed a ban on pillion riding for two days effective from September 5th. A notification in this regard has been issued on Friday. The ban will remain imposed in the metropolis for two days i.e. September 5 and 6. The ban has ...

Imran Khan likely to Attend National Assembly Session Today

Imran Khan likely to Attend National Assembly Session Today

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 12:54

[caption id="attachment_41300" align="alignright" width="360"] Imran Khan[/caption] Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, is expected to attend today’s National Assembly session where heated debates are likely over current political scenario, news reported. The PTI chief is going to attend ...

LeJ chief Malik Ishaq Among 14 Killed in Police Encounter (Muzaffargarh)

LeJ chief Malik Ishaq Among 14 Killed in Police Encounter (Muzaffargarh)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:53

Chief of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) Maliq Ishaq along with 13 militants were killed in Muzaffargarh on Wednesday during a shootout after gunmen attacked a police convoy and freed him as he was being moved, police said. [caption id="attachment_41278" align="alignright" width="384"]...

NAB Tightens Noose Around Corrupt Officers in Sindh

NAB Tightens Noose Around Corrupt Officers in Sindh

Thursday, July 23, 2015 11:22

[caption id="attachment_41261" align="alignright" width="269"] NAB[/caption] The political horizon is all shaken up with uber jolts with National Accountability Bureau (NAB) also making its share felt as it launched actions in three Sindh talukas and recovered at least Rs.115 million. The ...

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