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  • Golen Gol hydro project may not benefit locals

    ISLAMABAD: The Rs30 billion worth of much-delayed Golen Gol Hydropower Project in Chitral District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is getting ready for power generation in about two months, however locals may not be able to consume the electricity owing to distribution constraints...

    The sources said while Wapda mobilised additional resources to deliver on the government directive, Pesco struggled on its part to lay lines for supplying...

  • Gol gappay – the well-rounded snack

    RAWALPINDI: Crispy round papri cups, boiled chickpeas, cubed potatoes and spicy tamarind water; yes, we’re talking about that quintessentially sub continental snack: the gol gappa...

    Gol gappas, or pani puri as it is known on the other side of the border, is a staple of street vendors across the region and is a perennial favourite among the young and old alike...

  • 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...

    Quoting the outgoing consultant, the source said the prime minister had been misinformed by Wapda that the completion of Golen Gol project would take place by June next year which was not possible, while...

  • 15,000 Chitral families denied power from Golen Gol project

    PESHAWAR: The failure of the Peshawar Electric Supply Company and Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organisation (Pedo) to settle differences over tariff mechanism has deprived more than 15,000 households in Upper Chitral of electric supply from the recently completed Golen Gol hydropower project...

    However, parts of the district connected with the Pesco transmission system are getting electricity after 36 megawatt unit 1 of Golen Gol...

  • Another Golen Gol power unit linked to national grid

    LAHORE: The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) has synchronised a second unit of the 108MW Golen Gol hydropower project and connected it to the national grid through the most crucial transmission line it laid from Chitral to Timergara...

    “We have successfully synchronised the second unit of 36MW and adding the power to the national grid after evacuating it through completion of the most crucial transmission line from Golen...

  • Clinton’s 2016 White House launch contrasts with her 2008 bid

    Clinton, who begins the 2016 presidential race as the commanding Democratic front-runner, entered the fray with a flurry of video, email and social media announcements that indicated she had absorbed some of the lessons of her painful 2008 loss and would not take anything for granted this time...

    Many Democrats have been waiting for Clinton to get back into the White House fight since the day in June 2008 when she pulled out of her...

  • IOC denies covering up 2008 Olympic doping cases

    LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) denied on Monday that it covered up doping cases from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after a German TV programme revealed that positive tests by Jamaican sprinters were not prosecuted...

    “During the re-analysis of the stored urine samples from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, the laboratory found in a number of cases of athletes from a number of countries and from a number of different...

  • SECP blames ‘floor’ for 2008 market crash

    ISLAMABAD: The report on the 2008 stock market crash was made public by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Tuesday...

    ”The incumbent SECP chairman and the relevant staff who were in the Securities Market Division (SMD) in 2008 emphasised that the corporate sector regulator failed to fulfill his duties...

  • Crash of 2008

    That question is: how do you curb the power of a small group of large stockbrokers to manipulate the market and thereby create the conditions for periodic crashes?The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has just completed its report into the crash of 2008, and the subsequent decision to place a floor on all stocks, and claimed that the “main fault lies with the commission”...

    The SECP claimed that “the only but severe fault...

  • SECP report on 2008 stock market crash in the offing

    KARACHI: The report on the “stock market crisis of 2008” has finally found its way to the offices of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)...

    The great crash of 2008 had swept over trillion rupees from the market and no participant, including stockbrokers, could escape the damage...

  • Gold posts biggest rally since 2008

    LONDON: Gold soared the most since the global financial crisis in 2008 on Friday, after Britons shocked markets by voting to leave the European Union, fueling market turmoil that drove investors toward safe-haven assets...

    Gold soared nearly 11pc in September 2008...

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