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  • No installment for 18 months for Naya Pakistan scheme allottees

    LAHORE: Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Vice Chairman S M Imran has said the cost of an apartment to be constructed under LDA City Naya Pakistan scheme will be around Rs2...

    7 million, and the allottee will have to pay Rs570,000 as down payment, out of which the government will give a subsidy of Rs300,000 per unit
  • Loadshedding ignites generator sales in Karachi

    KARACHI: As loashedding receded in recent years, the market for generators collapsed in the city of Karachi...

    But the latest row between K-Electric and its main fuel supplier, the Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd (SSGC), has reignited the generator market all over again...

  • Surge in generator imports gives reality check to govt claims

    KARACHI: The government’s claim of record improvement in power generation and zero load-shedding in industrial sectors got a reality check on Saturday as data showed import bill of power generating machines went through the roof in April...

    According to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), generator imports stood at $1...

  • Heatwave and blackouts electrify generator sales

    KARACHI: Sales of power generators have skyrocketed by up to 40 per cent in Ramazan as citizens, hit with rolling power cuts and heatwave in the fasting month, consider other options...

    The situation is the worst in Karachi whose residents face unsche­duled blackouts of eight to 12 hours a day as the city’s main power utility, K-Electric, struggles to keep the lights on...

  • Generator sales decline amid improving power supply

    KARACHI: The demand for power generators remained depressed this season owing to steep price hike on account of rupee devaluation and improvement in electricity supply across the country, said dealers of power machines...

    “Generator market has no buyers in this year’s summer season,” owner of Sikandar and Co, Sikandar Shahzada said, attributing the lull in demand for generators to 40 per cent hike in prices...

  • 12 picnickers drown at Karachi's Hawksbay beach, say police

    At least 12 people, including three teenagers, of two families drowned at Karachi’s Hawksbay beach on Saturday evening after they were swept away by strong waves, police officials said...

    The incident occurred when the families were picnicking at the popular beach despite the ban on swimming imposed by the provincial government’s Home Department during the monsoon season due to rough waters...

  • Karachi Platinum clinch top position as Beach Games conclude

    KARACHI: Karachi Platinum team secured top position in the third edition of the KCSA Karachi Beach Games which concluded amid great fanfare and success here as over 800 players and officials participated in it at the Clifton beach recently...

    Karachi Platinum finished with 1248 points to clinch the Dr...

  • DHA Karachi to rename Beach Avenue after Abdul Sattar Edhi

    KARACHI: The Executive Board of DHA in a meeting chaired by its President Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar decided to rename Beach Avenue on Seaview in DHA Phase VIII as Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue — in recognition of the philanthropist’s legendary services to the humanity...

    It pointed out that Beach Avenue is the most popular road of the metropolis which is frequented by the people visiting the sea in large numbers for...

  • REIMAGINING KARACHI’S CLIFTON BEACH

    Karachi’s largest multi-class public space, Clifton Beach, is shrinking and becoming increasingly inaccessible...

    How do Karachiites want the space to develop? A group of concerned citizens is trying to find out“Karachi has the sea!”Checkmate...

  • Cargo ship stranded at Karachi beach freed after 48 days, to undergo repairs at Keamari: SAPM

    The MV Heng Tong 77, a container ship stranded at Karachi’s Seaview beach, was freed from the spot on Tuesday and tugged to the port at Keamari for repair work, said Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Maritime Affairs Mahmood Maulvi...

    The rescue operation for the ship was jointly undertaken by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, Pakistan Navy and Karachi Port Trust (KPT) teams,According to the KPT, the cargo ship coming from...

  • Five dead as gunmen attack Ivory Coast beach resort

    GRAND BASSAM: At least five people were killed on Sunday when heavily-armed gunmen opened fire in the Ivory Coast resort town of Grand-Bassam, leaving bodies strewn on the beach...

    A photographer said he saw seven bodies on the beach and another in the Etoile du Sud (Southern Star) hotel, one of the establishments that came under attack in the country’s former French colonial capital...

  • Prawn biryani on the beach

    Manuela is an Italian pioneer on our beach in Sri Lanka, having bought her property some 25 years ago...

    She built a few basic cabanas that we stayed in while our beach house was being built, as well as a restaurant that served good, simple Italian food...

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