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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • Oil, gas companies ordered to treat natural gas as LNG

    ISLAMABAD: In a surprise development, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources on Wednesday ordered the oil and gas companies involved in liquefied natural gas (LNG) to treat domestic natural gas being supplied to PakArab Fertiliser Limited as regasified LNG...

    Informed sources in the petroleum ministry said the orders were issued to the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL), Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) and...

  • Qatar looks to increase natural gas production by 30pc

    Energy-rich Qatar said on Tuesday that it plans to increase natural gas production by 30 per cent over the next several years, as it faces pressure from its neighbours in a diplomatic crisis...

    Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the head of Qatar Petroleum, told a press conference that the emirate intends to raise production to 100 million tonnes of natural gas a year by 2024...

  • Natural gas losses

    Around 400m cubic feet of natural gas is going to waste every day, accounting for almost 14-15pc of total supplies to the country’s integrated transmission and distribution network...

    This much of gas is sufficient to run up to 2,400megawatt of power plants at an average fuel cost of just Rs5 per unit (kwh) compared to Rs12 or so of furnace oil-based generation, or Rs8 per unit on imported liquefied natural gas...

  • LNG back to being ‘natural gas’ as PM approves redesignation

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday corrected Pakistan’s dictionary on hydrocarbons that he had himself changed almost three years ago...

    Presiding over a meeting of the Economic Coordination Comm­ittee (ECC) of the Cabinet, the prime minister approved redesignating liquefied natural gas (LNG) as natural gas under the 2002 Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) Act that he had ‘defined’ as petroleum product under...

  • China’s tariffs on US Liquefied Natural Gas to have long-term impact

    SINGAPORE: China’s decision to hike import duties on US liquefied natural gas (LNG) is a move that means very little for the market in the short-term, but it has the potential to deliver outsised consequences the longer the levies remain in place...

    Much of the new LNG coming on stream this year and next is based in the US, as companies rush to take advantage of the plentiful and cheap supplies of natural gas delivered by the nation’s...

  • Pakistan envoy stresses importance of ties with US

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States has stressed the need for strengthening ties with Washington as a US delegation heads to Islamabad this week for talks on bilateral relations...

    “It’s in Pakistan’s interest to strengthen ties with the United States...

  • Delegation of US Senators meets Sartaj, highlight Pakistan's regional importance

    Deputy Chief of Mission of US Embassy Jonathan Pratt was also present at the meeting where the two sides discussed Pak-US ties, matters of regional importance, peace in Afghanistan and the US' role in the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG)...

    Stressing the importance of Pakistan in regional stability, McCain added, "Pakistan's role is important for peace and stability in Afghanistan...

  • Cannot deny the importance of Trump's statement on Pakistan in India: FM Qureshi

    Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said the importance of US President Donald Trump's statement during his visit to India — in which he said that the US has a "very good relationship" with Pakistan — cannot be denied...

    A day earlier, US President Donald Trump, while addressing a packed rally in Ahmedabad after his arrival in India on Monday, said the United States has "a very good relationship" with Pakistan...

  • Photography exhibition showcases Pakistan’s natural beauty

    RAWALPINDI: A two-day photography exhibition showcasing Pakistan’s natural beauty began on Wednesday...

    Arranged by the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) at a local hotel, Federal Education Minister Balighur Rehman was invited as the chief guest and PTDC officials and a number of people attended the event...

  • Pakistan full of hidden natural wonders, says PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan is a land of unimaginable beauty, hidden natural wonders and untapped tourism potential...

    He said this on Sunday in a Twitter message which came after a travel magazine, Wander­lust, listed nine destinations of Pakistan for adventurers in 2020, from the magical Himalayan valleys to lunar landscapes of bubbling mud volcanoes...

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