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Federal Cabinet to Meet Today for Energy Crisis

Federal Cabinet to Meet Today for Energy Crisis

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 8:17

The Federal Cabinet will meet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf here on Wednesday. According to sources, Federal Minister for Law Farooq H Naek will give a detailed briefing to the ...

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Electricity Power Crisis Promts Violent Protests

Electricity Power Crisis Promts Violent Protests

Friday, May 11, 2012 12:36

Power crisis took a bad shape across the country on Thursday as the shortfall reached 8,200 MW, prompting enraged citizens to take to the streets to vent their anger in violent fashion. Loadshedding up ...

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Power Shortfall Climbs to 6000MW (PEPCO)

Power Shortfall Climbs to 6000MW (PEPCO)

Monday, April 2, 2012 9:31

Power shortfall has shot up to 6000MW, causing massive increase in loadshedding in the country, News reported. According to sources, PEPCO needed 35000 tonnes of furnace oil per day but presently it did not receive the required quantity of ...

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Industries to Shut Down if Power Cuts not Controlled

Industries to Shut Down if Power Cuts not Controlled

Thursday, November 24, 2011 10:05

Industrialists have once again threatened to shut down the industries and stop the payments of electricity bills if the power load shedding is not put to an end within three days. Meantime, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) demanded President Asif Ali ...

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NPGC Tariffs Increased by 4.29 Per Unit

NPGC Tariffs Increased by 4.29 Per Unit

Thursday, October 20, 2011 11:06

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) approved to hike record Rs. 4.29 per unit in the power tariffs of Northern Power Generation Company (NPGC), a massive bomb blast on the citizens of Faisalabad and Multan....

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Punjab Rejects 2 Weekly Holidays (Shahbaz Sharif)

Punjab Rejects 2 Weekly Holidays (Shahbaz Sharif)

Thursday, October 13, 2011 11:41

The Punjab government has categorically stated it will not follow the federal government’s plans for two weekly holidays as a measure to conserve energy. Shahbaz Sharif The proposal ...

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Cabinet Approves 5 Day Working Week

Cabinet Approves 5 Day Working Week

Thursday, October 13, 2011 9:40

The Federal Cabinet on Wednesday in principle approved a five day working week to conserve energy, besdies permitting WAPDA to cut off the connection of a consumer who does not pay the bill for over 45 days....

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Company Formed to Oversee and Control Operations(Power Generation)

Company Formed to Oversee and Control Operations(Power Generation)

Friday, October 7, 2011 11:19

The government on Thursday established a holding company and merged policymaking for all power generation companies while keeping their operational independence, taking power sector reforms a much-needed step forward....

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Power Loadshedding Ends (WAPDA)

Power Loadshedding Ends (WAPDA)

Friday, October 7, 2011 8:55

A Spokesman of Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) said on Thursday that power generation had been increased to end load shedding. [caption id="attachment_15799" align="alignright" width="235" caption="WAPDA"][/caption] Talking to APP, a Spokesman of WAPDA on Thursday said, the total demand ...

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Police Clash With Protesters Over Power Outages(Gujranwala)

Police Clash With Protesters Over Power Outages(Gujranwala)

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 9:42

Protesters upset over severe electricity shortages have clashed with police for a second day in eastern Pakistan’s Gujranwala city. [caption id="attachment_15730" align="alignright" width="235" caption="Gujranwala"][/caption] Local television footage showed demonstrators on Tuesday throwing stones at police dressed in full riot gear. ...

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