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    220 Kv Transmission Line In Pakistan

  • Goodwill gesture: Pakistan frees 220 Indian fishermen

    Pakistan on Sunday released 220 Indian fishermen held for trespassing into its territorial waters as a “goodwill gesture” to New Delhi, officials said...

    “We released 220 Indian fishermen today as a goodwill gesture,” Deputy Superintendent of Karachi's Malir prison Hassan Sehto told AFP, adding that 219 others still remain in Pakistani custody...

  • ECP invokes Article 220 to seek help in delimitation

    ISLAMABAD: In a rare exercise of its powers, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has invoked Article 220 of the Constitution to seek assistance of the federal and provincial authorities concerned in the delimitation of constituencies and revision of electoral rolls...

    A senior ECP official told Dawn that traditional lethargy had forced the commission to invoke Article 220, which reads “it shall be the duty of all executive...

  • ‘Second HVDC transmission line may not be needed’

    LAHORE: The government has decided to conduct another study of the second 660kV High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission line from Port Qasim to Faisalabad to assess whether the project is needed or not...

    “In this study, it had been recommended to first start laying Matiari-Lahore line and then initiate work on the second line from Port Qasim to Faisalabad...

  • Chinese firm all but stops work on power transmission line

    LAHORE: A leading Chinese company has drastically slowed down work on the $2 billion 660kV high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line from Lahore to Matiari due to various problems, including differences with the government over size of a revolving fund...

    For its part, the government has decided not to enter into an agreement over another HVDC transmission line of 660kV (between Port Qasim and Faisalabad) with the company...

  • Govt plans Thar-Lahore transmission line

    LAHORE: The federal government plans to launch another high-voltage power line — from Thar to Lahore — to transmit more than 4,000 megawatts of electricity...

    The high voltage direct current (HVDC) line of 660 kilovolts will transmit power from future projects in Sindh to load demand centres in Punjab...

  • Cutting of transmission line disrupts power supply to Shangla tehsil

    SHANGLA: Residents of Chakesar tehsil staged a protest demonstration for the second straight day here on Friday against some influential people of Thakot Battagram for allegedly cutting a high transmission line by firing at it, which has suspended power supply to their tehsil and its adjoining areas...

    The transmission line going over the Indus River was disconnected by unknown people on Thursday, which fell into the river,...

  • Power users to pay 71 paisas per unit for $2.1bn transmission line

    ISLAMABAD: The power regulator on Friday allowed an upfront tariff of 71 paisas per unit to be charged to consumers for evacuation of up to 4,950 megawatts of electricity from Thar and Karachi to load demand centres in Punjab as part of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

    The special upfront tariff — first for a transmission line — was approved by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) for 878-kilometre...

  • S. Korean firm to lay 132kV transmission line

    LAHORE: A South Korean firm has been awarded a mega project of a 132kV underground transmission line that will be executed in Lahore under the supervision of the Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco)...

    A 6km long underground transmission line will start from Sunny View and end at Qartaba Chowk via McLeod Road and other areas...

  • Transmission line approved for Karachi N-power plants

    ISLAMABAD: The Cen­tral Development Working Party (CDWP) cleared on Tuesday 18 projects worth Rs154 billion, including a key transmission line to distribute 2,200MW electricity from Karachi’s two upcoming nuclear power stations...

    A meeting of the CDWP, presided over by Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal and attended by representatives of the provincial governments and the federal ministries concerned, cleared technical and...

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