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    Army Public School Peshawar Warsak Road Map

  • Warsak dam

    THE multipurpose Warsak dam was the first initiative of its kind after independence jointly executed by the governments of Pakistan and Canada...

    Currently, owing to the rise of riverbed on the upstream side of Warsak dam, the project has become a run-of-the-river with no capacity for storage...

  • Warsak power station to be ‘rejuvenated’

    LAHORE: The second rehabilitation project of the 55-year-old Warsak Hydroelectric Power Station will help regain its reduced generation capacity from 193 megawatt (MW) to 243 MW and achieve another life cycle of 30 to 40 years...

    This was stated in a meeting held here at Wapda House to review progress on the rehabilitation of the Warsak Dam Hydroelectric Power Station...

  • Upgrading Warsak power station

    Also read: Germany to lend 40m euros for Warsak power stationIt is therefore a step in the right direction to undertake rehabilitation, upgrading, modernisation and capacity expansion of the existing hydropower stations, primarily with a view to achieve designed installed capacity and to optimise water-flow availability...

    And on July 9, the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) approved the second...

  • School principal in India charged with sedition over 'incorrect' Kashmir map

    NEW DELHI: An Indian school principal and two others have been charged with sedition for printing an 'incorrect' map of disputed Kashmir, police said Wednesday, an offence technically punishable by a maximum of life in jail...

    The principal was arrested on Monday along with the school's owner and a printing press owner following a complaint by a right-wing Hindu activist, who spotted the map in a school diary...

  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    KARACHI: The Ministry of Science and Technology has taken the initiative for “engineering foresight” to gear up auto assemblers and parts makers for new challenges, especially electric vehicles (EVs)...

    Various countries including the United States and India have already unveiled their plans for introducing EVs
  • A road map for Afghanistan

    Yet, the very mention of ‘Taliban groups’, used since the first joint press release of the QCG in January, suggests a difficult road ahead...

    For the Afghan side, the spells of public rancour against Pakistan need to be reconsidered...

  • Census road map

    One key sticking point is the availability of the army for security...

    Take a look: Population census to be held in MarchGiven the large commitments the army already has as it continues its fight against militancy, whether or not it will be able to spare the needed manpower remains to be seen...

  • Road map needed

    RESEARCH by the Urban Resource Centre Karachi has established that in the absence of a reasonable transport system a large percentage of women do not work, children often do not get to school, time and costs of commuting in uncomfortable conditions adversely affect the physical and mental health of commuters and increase poverty and domestic violence...

    However, they have all failed because, in the absence of public consultations,...

  • ADB’s road map to help attract investment in mineral sector

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has finalised a road map for attracting private-sector investment from both domestic and international investors in the mineral sector of Pakistan, especially in Balochistan...

    The road map, contained in the final report which has been prepared at the completion of a small-scale policy and advisory assistance, has been designed to help the federal government and Balochistan manage and...

  • Nations agree on global road map to steer breakneck urbanisation

    QUITO (Ecuador): The United Nations formally adopted a global road map to grapple with rapid urbanisation on Thursday, capping nearly two years of behind-the-scenes international negotiations aimed at designing development priorities for cities and towns over the long term...

    The planet has already moved beyond critical planetary boundaries related to climate, biodiversity, land use and fertiliser use,” said Timon McPhearson,...

  • No judicial probe into Army Public School carnage: KP govt

    PESHAWAR: One year after the Army Public School and College Peshawar carnage, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has no plan to conduct judicial inquiry into the gory incident...

    He said the provincial government had notified Dec 16 as a public holiday, while educational institutions and departments in Peshawar district would remain closed to honour 144 people, who were killed in the APS terrorist attack, pay respect to them and...

  • Review: This Army Public School attack game fails on every front

    In an attempt to honour the valour of Pakistan Army soldiers, the Punjab IT Board last month released an Android game themed on the Peshawar Army Public School attack in December 2014...

    This first-person shooter (FPS) game titled 'Pakistan Army Retribution' is based on the tragedy, when terrorists massacred 144 pupils in what was the country's most brutal terror attack...

  • Parents of Army Public School attack victims feel dejected

    PESHAWAR: As the country is set to observe the first anniversary of the Army Public School Peshawar carnage on Dec 16, the government’s failure to meet their major demands, including the start of a judicial inquiry into the terrorist attack, have deepened the grief of the victims’ parents...

    Ajnoon said as a protest, the families of the APS attack victims had marched from Peshawar to Islamabad on the Independence Day before staging a...

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