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  • IFC launches lighting programme

    ISLAMABAD: The International Finance Corporation (IFC) on Thursday launched the ‘Lighting Pakistan’ programme to help the government provide safe, affordable, high-quality lighting to more than a million Pakistanis...

    The programme, supported by UKAID and Australia AID, comes under Lighting Global — a joint effort of IFC and the World Bank under the ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ initiative, and also a part of IFC’s wider strategy to...

  • Lighting for the ‘City of Lights’

    Of course those days are long gone when they had gas lamps for street lights and a person with a long torch would be going around lighting those lamps as dusk fell...

    The new lights are pendant lights that are golden from the top and have daylight bulbs...

  • KE wants ban on billboard lighting to save power

    KARACHI: The K-Electric has suggested to the city administration to ban all billboards lighting from mid-April to August to save energy and minimise the impact of power shortfall on consumers in view of the meteorological department’s forecast of a heatwave of a higher intensity than that of the last year that had caused an unprecedented loss of life in Karachi, it emerged on Wednesday...

    They impleaded the secretaries of the water...

  • Lighting right

    Lamps provide infinite lighting options when it comes to interior decoration, especially after the pictures of Prince William and Duchess Kate’s apartment showing their preference for different types of lamps and shades to illuminate spaces, instead of wall lights or sconces...

    Lamps, when used appropriately, can provide sufficient lighting and set the mood for any room beautifully...

  • Who is lighting the hills on fire?

    Asked about the growing fire incidents, he said: “This is terrorism,” adding that the board has also lodged a complaint at the Kohsar police station against unknown elements who are lighting the hills on fire...

    “I think these are not natural fires,” he said, adding that the 400 locals who were not employed this season could bet lighting the fires or it could be contractors...

  • Efficiency standards for lighting products to be enforced from 15th

    ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to introduce efficiency standards for all lighting products and equipment on Jan 15 as part of an aggressive energy conservation plan for all sectors of economy to reduce energy costs to consumers and be competitive in the market...

    The Managing Director of the National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (NEECA), Dr Sardar Mohazzam, told Dawn that the minimum energy standards for...

  • New York museum looks at African art with new eyes

    NEW YORK: African art rarely thrives in the Western art museum...

    As a magnificent exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art draws to a close, however, it’s clear that not only can African art speak intelligently and viscerally within the Western art museum, it can destabilise the underpinnings of the museum itself...

  • New York City police 'aware' of new IS video threat

    NEW YORK: New York police said Wednesday they were aware of a new self-styled Islamic State (IS) video targeting the city but stressed there was "no current or specific threat...

    "As the video emerged just days after the deadly terror attacks in Paris, Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed that "New York City will not be intimidated...

  • US Open: A new Federer for New York?

    A new Federer for New York?“I love coming to New York, but also again I'm quite happy to leave it again because every week in New York is intense,” Federer told the AP...

    I like New York, what it offers: museums, restaurants, places to stop and shop and visit...

  • Amazon picks New York, suburban Washington for new, split HQ: WSJ

    Amazon has decided to split its new headquarters between New York City and a Washington suburb in Northern Virginia, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday night...

    After a year-long search in which more than 200 cities wooed the web giant for the project — and the treasure of jobs, development and tax revenue it will bring — Amazon opted to divvy up its so-called HQ2 between the Long Island City neighbourhood of Queens in New...

  • New York cab driver jailed over Pakistan murders

    NEW YORK: A New York cab driver was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for ordering a double murder in Pakistan after his daughter fled a loveless, arranged marriage...

    US prosecutors say Choudhry's American daughter, Amina Ajmal, was sent to Pakistan and held against her will for more than three years on her father's orders and forced into an arranged marriage...

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