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  • Private consultant to determine monthly coal-based power tariff

    ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) will induct a private consultant to determine coal-based electricity tariff for consumers on a monthly basis as new coal power projects start coming into production...

    The power regulator on Monday said that it had started the process of hiring a private consultant or a firm in view of the fact that at least three 1,320-megawatt each of coal projects based on imported...

  • Security consultant meets Sindh's CM, police chief as PCB seeks bringing PSL to Karachi

    The security representative of a firm that advises the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Federation of International Cricketer's Association (FICA) met the Sindh chief minister and the province's police chief to discuss the security measures and arrangements regarding the Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches likely to be held in Karachi...

    Reg Dickason of Eastern Star International also visited the National Stadium to review...

  • SNGP rebuts UFG report by independent consultant

    ISLAMABAD: Sui Northern Gas Pipelines (SNGP) has criticised the findings of an independent consultant appointed by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on gas losses...

    The company claimed that the consultant rejected the utility’s views while finalising the report...

  • Fatima Jinnah’s cars handed over to consultant for restoration

    “We will be working right here in the museum garages,” said Mohsin Ikram, founder and president of the Vintage and Classic Car Club of Pakistan and Motorheads Pakistan, who had first discovered the cars in Mohatta Palace back in 1992 after which he had been urging the government to preserve them...

    Mr Ikram, who has been brought in as the consultant now, will along with his team take care of the entire restoration work...

  • England looks to Saqlain Mushtaq as spin bowling consultant

    England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is looking to rope in Pakistan's former Test spinner Saqlain Mushtaq on a short-term contract when England hosts Pakistan for two and a half months long later this summer...

    Mushtaq donned Pakistan colours from 1995 to 2004, bagging 496 wickets across all formats...

  • Homeopathic doctor works as consultant at new Islamabad airport

    “The consultant prepared cost estimates on lump-sum basis instead of item wise...

    Thompson, holds a master’s degree in business administration, Basrullah Jan is a material engineer with a simple BA degree and a homeopathic doctor, planning engineer Atif Saeed holds a bachelor of technology degree from Preston University which is not recognised by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)...

  • Golen Gol power project’s German consultant resigns

    CHITRAL: The chief consultant of the Golen Gol hydropower project has tendered his resignation to the quarters concerned, citing the reason that his suggestions were continually ignored by Wapda, the executing agency of the project...

    A knowledgeable source told Dawn requesting anonymity that the consultant Mr George, a German national, was known for his efficiency who possessed varied experience in the hydropower generation job, and...

  • Consultant held over child pornography, abuse removed from KP govt project

    PESHAWAR: The services of Sohail Ayaz, a consultant in a planning and development department project, were terminated on Wednesday following his arrest in Rawalpindi over child pornography and sexual abuse...

    A notification was issued by project director of the Post Crisis Need Assessment (PCNA), said the contract signed between the Governance and Policy Project and Sohail Ayaz on Nov 1, 2017, was terminated with an immediate effect...

  • Yasir Shah to work with PCB spin consultant Mushtaq Ahmed

    Legspinner Yasir Shah will work with spin consultant Mushtaq Ahmed before the second Test against Sri Lanka at Karachi next week, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said in a statement on Thursday...

    Shah, who is the fastest bowler to complete 200 Test wickets, was dropped for the first Test against Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi — a historic five-day game in Pakistan for over a decade...

  • CDA starts process to hire consultant for revision of master plan

    ISLAMABAD: After a considerable delay in hiring a consultant firm for the revision of Islamabad’s master plan, the city managers are now seeking applications from reputed international firms...

    But after holding a series of meetings, the commission addressed some issues such as bylaws of commercial buildings but left the comprehensive revision of the city’s blueprint to the consultant...

  • UK student visa changes termed too little, too late

    Thanks to then-home secretary Theresa May, a 2012 change in visa policy for international students meant that any foreigners studying in the UK — at least 450,000 each year — had to leave the country within four months of graduation unless they found a job...

    The time limit rendered a job offer nearly impossible, as British firms largely avoid hiring individuals who would require a work visa sponsorship...

  • Student in Multan accuses professor, fellow student of raping her

    A female student from Bahahuddin Zakria University on Wednesday levelled allegations of sexual abuse against her professor and a fellow student, DawnNews reportedThe girl approached police along with her father and informed that she had reported her ordeal to the vice-chancellor of the university a year ago when the incident happened, but the administration failed to take any action against the accused...

  • Olympics hopes on the line as Pakistan set off for Belgium

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s field hockey team set off for Belgium on Monday, hoping to secure a spot in next year’s Olympics and revive the country’s past glories in the sport...

    Pakistan finished 12th and last — their worst showing — when they featured in the 2010 World Cup held in India, while they were seventh in the last Olympics in London in 2012...

  • Lukaku double as Belgium batter Ireland

    BORDEAUX: Belgium rediscovered their most blistering form to batter Group ‘E’ rivals the Republic of Ireland 3-0 thanks to a brace from Romelu Lukaku and an Axel Witsel header on Saturday...

    Despite dominating the opening half, Belgium broke through when Lukaku struck three minutes after the restart from a quick counterattack that owed much to Kevin De Bruyne’s burst down the right flank, atoning for his profligacy in front of goal in...

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