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  • Plant, plant and plant some more

    First and foremost, it is imperative to understand that the ‘Deforestation’ repeatedly stressed during the intense heatwave which hit Karachi in June, does not solely refer to the massive losses of forest cover that has occurred across the country over the last couple of decades or so...

    Replacing trees and greenbelts with high-rise concrete and glass structures, for example, results in a rise in temperature which is further...

  • China locates wreckage of Iranian oil tanker which collided with cargo ship off Beijing

    The wreck of an Iranian oil tanker that collided with a cargo ship off China this month has been located, Beijing said on Wednesday, but gave no new details about the environmental impact of the disaster...

    The Sanchi, which was carrying 136,000 tonnes of light crude oil from Iran, ran into Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter the CF Crystal on January 6, sparking a fire that Chinese rescue ships struggled to extinguish...

  • Sahiwal coal-fired power plant: Builders expect power generation before deadline

    LAHORE: Chinese companies building the 1,320MW Sahiwal coal-fired power plant, the first-ever such a project in Pakistan, expect power generation next year which will be the ‘cheapest’ in terms of tariff and environment friendly...

    Though the consortium of two Chinese companies which started work on June 9, 2015, is raising basic infrastructure at over a thousand acre land reserved for the plant with an official target of completing...

  • China power plant blast kills at least 21

    BEIJING: An explosion at a power plant in China killed at least 21 people and injured five on Thursday, state media said, the latest deadly industrial accident in a country that struggles with poor safety standards...

    Deadly accidents are relatively common at industrial plants in China, and anger over lax standards is growing after three decades of swift economic growth marred by incidents from mining disasters to factory fires... ...

  • Qatari royal inaugurates power plant in Karachi after separate meetings with Sharifs in Lahore

    Qatari royal Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani on Wednesday inaugurated a power plant at Port Qasim in Karachi along with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, DawnNews reported...

    Unit-1 of the 1320 megawatt Port Qasim coal-fired power plant project, which is expected to generate 600mw of energy, has been jointly sponsored by Chinese and Qatari firms, Radio Pakistan reported...

  • Chinese firm wins bid to supply steel for Karachi nuclear power plant: media reports

    Chinese steel manufacturer Baosteel has won a bid to supply steel to the ongoing nuclear coastal power plants (K-2 K-3) in Karachi, in what is being reported to be the "first export deal for China-designed, third-generation nuclear power technology", Chinese media reported on Monday...

    With the state-owned Baosteel supplying Pakistan with relevant resources for Karachi’s two upcoming nuclear power stations, Global Times reported that...

  • Coal for power plant dumped near Karachi residential areas, causing health hazards

    Coal imported for various projects, including a 1,320 megawatt coal-fired power plant in Sahiwal, is dumped in the open close to residential areas in Karachi, creating health and safety hazards, DawnNews reported on Tuesday...

    Shipments of coal unloaded at Karachi Port Trust (KPT) are dumped at various stations inside KPT and on a tract of railway land along the main Mauripur Road...

  • SC asks provinces for plan to combat silicosis which afflicts labourers

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court ordered the federal and provincial governments on Tuesday to come up with an outline of an action plan to halt the emergence of silicosis — a medical condition that afflicts labourers and stone-crushers – that causes the perforation of the lungs and ultimately leads to death...

    “It is unfortunate that the case relating to silicosis has failed to receive attention on part of five governments since no concrete...
  • Which assets did Imran Khan declare?

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has been quizzed of his London property and the means by which he acquired his Bani Gala residence...

    3 billion of this wealth is in the form of immovable assets in Pakistan, of which the biggest include:A house valued at Rs296 million in Zaman Park, Lahore (listed as inherited)...

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