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  • Shanghai Electric gets CCP's approval to acquire K-Electric

    Shanghai Electric Power Co Ltd said on Monday that it had received approval from the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) to acquire K-Electric Limited...

    The Abraaj Group announced in October that one of its companies, KES Power, had reached an agreement to divest its stake in K-Electric, the country’s largest and only vertically integrated power utility, to Shanghai Electric...

  • Fire breaks out at Cybernet-StormFiber Karachi head office, no casualties reported

    Fire broke out at the Karachi head office of internet and television service provider StormFiber, powered by Cybernet, late Saturday night...

    "As a precautionary measure, however, our power systems including the primary and secondary UPS were taken offline and the electric utility has also temporarily disconnected power to the site, causing an outage in our network in Karachi," the statement said, adding: "Our team has initiated our...

  • 'Karachi's infrastructure has been ruined': SC takes Sindh govt, K-Electric to task over rain deaths

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down hard on the Sindh government, municipal authorities and K-Electric, the primary supplier of electricity to Karachi, over the deaths of dozens of people due to electrocution during recent rains in the metropolis...

    A three-judge larger bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed was hearing a number of applications regarding various civic issues in Karachi at the apex court's Karachi registry...

  • Session to elect NA speaker, deputy begins; PTI goes head-to-head with opposition alliance

    Polling for the election of the speaker and deputy speaker of National Assembly will start shortly in what is going to be a one-to-one contest between candidates pitched by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and a fragile opposition alliance...

    Newly elected MNAs will vote for their preferred candidates through secret ballot in an election that is being overseen by outgoing speaker Ayaz Sadiq of the PML-N
  • AJK’s inland revenue dept head seldom seen in office

    MUZAFFARABAD: The head of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s Department of Inland Revenue has attended his office in Muzaffarabad only twice after assuming this position on deputation basis in June last year...

    The services of Mohammad Waseem Altaf, a BPS-19 officer of the Inland Revenue Service of Pakistan, were placed at the disposal of the AJK Council on June 13, 2014, following which he was appointed as Commissioner Inland Revenue, a...

  • JI stages protest at KE head office

    KARACHI: The Jamaat-i-Islami Karachi chapter on Wednesday launched a protest drive against the K-Electric through holding an hours-long peaceful demonstration and a sit-in outside the KE head office in Karachi...

    Speaking to the participants in the sit-in, JI leaders held the KE high-ups and ‘corrupt politicians’ responsible for miseries of more than 20 million residents of Karachi, who had been facing continuous mental and physical...

  • Head of Taliban's Qatar office quits as leadership rift deepens

    KABUL: The head of the Taliban's Qatar-based political office has stepped down, a statement said, a high-profile resignation within leadership ranks highlighting growing discord over the movement's recent power transition...

    Underscoring the deepening internal divisions, Tayeb Agha stepped down on Monday as head of the Taliban's political office, set up in Qatar in 2013 to facilitate peace talks, according to a statement...

  • Trump aide, CIA head defend US president's fitness for office

    United States President Donald Trump's chief policy adviser and a top intelligence official denounced an unflattering new book on Sunday that has renewed questions about the commander in chief's fitness for office...

    At issue is Michael Wolff's “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” which portrays the 45th president as a leader who doesn't understand the weight of his office and whose competence is questioned by aides...

  • Senate rejects move to relocate PIA head office

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Monday by a majority vote adopted a resolution opposing the government move to relocate the national flag-carrier head office from Karachi to Islamabad...

    Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan, who initially said there was no such plan, opposed the resolution calling for retention of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) headquarters in Karachi...

  • Head office not being shifted to Islamabad: PIA

    KARACHI: In what appears to be a vague attempt to allay concerns about the likely shifting of the head office of the national flag carrier from Karachi, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) said on Monday that the transfer of its employees to Islamabad did not “by any way [means] transferring the airline’s head office”...

    Pilots, cabin crews, engineers and dozens of other staffs working at the PIA head office and settled in the...

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