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  • Dealers of power generators dread end of loadshedding

    KARACHI: The prime minister’s announcement that loadshedding will end by November has made the importers/dealers of power generators uncertain about their future business prospects...

    The import bill for generators hit an all-time high of more than $3 billion in 2016-17 from $1...

  • Importing generators

    According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the import of generators was worth $1...

    This does not include fuel to run the generators...

  • Demand for generators surges

    KARACHI: The ongoing heatwave has caused consumers to throng the generator market in large numbers leading to a stark rise in demand for these products...

    Pakistan Machinery Merchants Group President Khurram Saigal said that Ramazan, load-shedding and the heatwave have collectively jacked up the demand of power gadgets...

  • Air-powered generators

    THE import of gas-powered generators is allowed but running them on gas is banned because of a shortage of the commodity...

    Similarly petrol generators are imported in the thousands but acquiring fuel from filling stations in jerry cans is prohibited for security reasons...

  • Demo for power generators at SMC hostels

    SAHIWAL: Around 400 medical students living in the newly-constructed Sahiwal Medical College hostels protested non-provision of power generators to them during seven to eight hours daily outages...

    The protesting students, 340 of them females, gathered on DPS Road in front of the college and blamed SMC Principal Dr Iftkhar and Hostel warden Arshad Qureshi for their plight, alleging both of them failed to provide back-up generators...

  • Petrol generators to cost more after 40pc surge in customs value

    KARACHI: Consumers will have to pay more for petrol generators as the Directorate of Customs Valuation has increased customs value by at least 40 per cent on June 10, 2016...

    2000 and also for other generators of different categories under different PCT headings vide through impugned valuation ruling no 869/2016 by the Directorate of Customs Valuation...

  • UoG staffers in trouble for not repairing generators

    GUJRAT: University of Gujrat Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Ziaul Qayyum has suspended Deputy Director (Administration and Coordination) Akhtar Warraich as head of maintenance department over alleged slackness in keeping standby generators functional during consistent power outages...

    The VC ordered the issuance of a show-cause notice to the head and other officials of the maintenance section for their failure in rectifying the faults of the...

  • SC stays SHC order for removal of generators from footpaths

    ISLAMABAD: The Sup­re­­me Court stayed on Thursday Sindh High Court’s Oct 20, 2015 judgment asking the District Municipal Corpora­tion (DMC) of Karachi to remove electricity generators installed by banks, companies and individuals on footpaths...

    A three-judge bench hea­ded by acting Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar granted leave to appeal to a petition moved by Bank Alfalah Lim­ited, Karachi, and adjourned the proceedings for the...

  • Power crisis costs $4bn in four years thanks to import of generators

    KARACHI: Traders dealing in generators have expedited imports, anticipating an increase in demand amid forecast of a more intense heat wave in the coming summer amid persistent energy shortages which are likely to worsen...

    With petrol and diesel prices on the decline, a major demand for generators came from the builders of high-rise apartments and other mega project operators where standby generators are considered a necessity... ...

  • Call for halt to zap fishing with generators

    HAJIZAI (Charsadda): Abbas Khan feeds a hot wire from a rickety generator into a river, a fishing technique he argues is more environmentally friendly than others used in northwest Pakistan — though he also admits it has killed several of his friends...

    Hundreds of fishermen risk their lives daily to hunt the rare fish known as ‘sher mahi’, found in the Kabul River which flows from the Hindu Kush in Afghanistan into Pakistan, before...

  • Generators’ import bill crossed $1bn in July-Oct

    KARACHI: For the first time in Pakistan’s history, the import bill for power-generating machines crossed the one-billion-dollar mark in July-October, according to the latest data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS)...

    Pakistan imported power generators worth $1...

  • Tesla, Australia to turn 50,000 homes into power generators

    Some 50,000 homes in South Australia will receive solar panels and Tesla batteries, the state government announced on Sunday, in a landmark plan to turn houses into a giant, interconnected power plant...

    South Australia is already home to world's biggest battery in an Elon Musk-driven project to provide electricity for more than 30,000 homes
  • FPW forecasts winter weddings in white

    KARACHI: The three-day Fashion Pakistan Week ’17 Winter Festive under the Fashion Pakistan Council kicked off at the Global Marquee off Sharea Fai­sal on Tuesday with 18 established and emerging designers showcasing bridal and groom wear, luxury pret and festive wear...

  • ENVIRONMENT: TEN WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL

    The sheesham across the road turned 25 this past monsoon...

    From the tiny sapling sown into the wasteland that was once the upcoming housing society, to a full-grown Don Juan on the road, the fast-growing Dalbergia sissoo (known commonly as North Indian Rosewood) had a macho bearing, commanding the landscape around it
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