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  • Railway introduces duplicate ticketing

    LAHORE: For the first time, commuters opting to travel by trains will now be able to get a duplicate ticket...

    The duplicate ticket generation system was formally inaugurated jointly by Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique and Pakistan Railways Chief Executive Officer Javed Anwar at a ceremony at the PR headquarters on Monday...

  • Senate body lambasts govt plan to form ‘duplicate’ human rights commission

    Besides the NCHR, the agenda included the Hindu Marriage Bill, the Child Protection Bill, the Action in Aid of Civil Power Regulation, and a public petition of a private citizen whose son went missing in Dubai over two years ago under mysterious circumstances...

    Senator Farhatullah Babar called for the annulment of clause 12(iii) in the Hindu Marriage Bill, under which a Hindu marriage will be annulled if one of the partners...

  • ‘Inflated’ electricity bill worries Wasa

    5 million electricity bill for June and asked the provincial government to take up the matter with the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco)...

    Wasa Managing Director Raja Shaukat Mehmood told Dawn that Wasa had received an inflated bill of Rs5...

  • PAKISTAN’S CHALLENGES: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015-2030: Looking inwards: the new development paradigm

    - Pakistan’s national income per capita has doubled since 1990; with income poverty declining nearly three times since 2000- The share of Foreign Direct Investment in the economy has fluctuated in the past 30 years; in 2013 it was back at the 1990 level- If Pakistan is to meet the SDGs, there is considerable scope to improve the role of partnershipsNegotiating the path towards sustainable development is not easy for any country acting...

  • 34,364 electricity thieves caught in one month

    SIALKOT: Surveillance teams of Gujranwala Electric Power Company (Gepco) caught 34,364 electricity thieves in the districts of Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad and Gujranwala during the last one month...

    According to senior Gepco officials, the electricity thieves include 33,818 domestic, 203 commercial, 126 tubewell and 217 industrial consumers...

  • Electricity trends

    THE electricity grids we have today were designed in the 19th century to transport energy from a central power generation plant and deliver it to the substation level to serve communities...

    Driven by climate change concerns, staggering allocations towards research and development into these technologies have led to manufacturing efficiencies and exponentially lowered costs...

  • National electricity grid on the brink of crisis

    ISLAMABAD: The national electricity grid on Thursday appeared to be heading for another crisis — the second one this month — after snags curtailed supply of natural gas and forced power plants generating a total of 3,000MW to shut down...

    This has come at a time when a majority of the furnace oil-based power plants do not have the fuel required to immediately start producing electricity...

  • Thar has first right on coal and electricity produced by it, says governor

    MITHI: Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has said that Tharis have the first right over huge coal reserves and thereby Thar should have a share in the electricity produced by the coal underneath its soil...

    “All villages falling within Thar coalfield spread over 9,100 square kilometres will be provided electricity and work on their electrification will begin soon,” he added...

  • Electricity demand hit new high, says ministry official

    ISLAMABAD: The electricity demand touched a new high of 16,500MW on Wednesday...

    Take a look: Production of 660MW electricity from Thar coal to start by 2017 end: ministerOn May 5, the average generation reached 12,817MW before peaking at 13,700MW as against 9,922MW and 10,800MW during the corresponding period last year...

  • Electricity woes

    THROUGH these columns I would like to draw the attention of the senior management of K-Electric that we, the residents of Block-2, Gulistan-i-Jauhar, have been facing the immense problem of irregular and erratic supply of electricity for the last many days...

    For the last 10-12 days, electricity goes off for long hours at night...

  • Sindh govt asked to clear Rs66bn electricity dues

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said in the National Assembly on Tuesday that the government and private consumers in Sindh owed large amounts in unpaid electricity bills and urged the PPP leadership to ask their government in the province to clear power dues of Rs66 billion...

    The minister said: “Neither private sector nor public sector in Sindh is willing to pay electricity bills, but they always complain... ...

  • Two caught stealing electricity

    MURREE: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco) team has caught two persons stealing electricity directly from the main line in Murree...

    They were arrested and handed over to Murree Police where a case of electricity theft was registered against them...

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