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  • PPP Senator Sherry Rehman concerned over Turkish rental power plant fine

    PPP Senator Sherry Rehman on Wednesday expressed concern over an "undisclosed" $700 million fine allegedly imposed on Pakistan by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in the rental power projects (RPP) case concerning a contract with a Turkish company...

    Turkish ship-based energy firm, Karkey Karadeniz Elektrik Uretim (KKEU), was one of 12 rental power companies that were awarded contracts by the PPP...

  • Reference filed against ex-Wapda chief over rental power scam

    ISLAMABAD: The Natio­nal Accountability Bureau (NAB), Rawalpindi, on Wed­nes­day filed a reference in an accountability court against former chairman of the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Tariq Hameed and others for alleged corruption in the 150MW Sharaqpur Rental Power Plant (RPP) project...

    Mushtaq Chaudary, ex-general manager Fazal Ahmad Khan and owners of a private company — General Electric Energy (GEE) — were...

  • China pushes state banks into home rental market at their own risk

    SHENZHEN: As property prices rocket across China, Beijing has appealed to the country’s banks and insurers to help accelerate the development of rental markets as a way of making homes more affordable and rein in speculative sale markets...

    The big state banks have responded by pledging more than 3 trillion yuan ($467 billion) in rental housing financing, including for real estate developers, leasing firms and tenants, according to...

  • Former PM Raja Pervez Ashraf acquitted in Sahiwal Rental Power Project case

    An accountability court on Thursday acquitted former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, former finance minister Shaukat Tareen as well as all eight other accused nominated in one of the 11 references related to the Rs 22 billion Rental Power Projects (RPPs) cases...

    Announcing the verdict in the 'Sahiwal Rental Power Reference' on Thursday, the accountability court judge, Muhammad Bashir, remarked that there had been no loss incurred...

  • Letter from Mumbai: Non-registration of high-end diesel cars

    A TEMPORARY ban imposed by the Supreme Court on the registration of high-end diesel cars and SUVs in Delhi and the National Capital Region has shaken the automobile industry and led to heated arguments over the merits or demerits of the fuel...

    Responding to a plea by environmentalists citing high atmospheric pollution in the National Capital Region (NCR), the apex court earlier this year imposed a temporary ban on the registration of...

  • Courts mulls ban on new diesel cars as Delhi chokes

    NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Tuesday said it was considering banning new diesel-guzzling SUVs and luxury cars from the streets of New Delhi in a bid to improve the capital’s notoriously toxic air...

    The Supreme Court said it was mulling a ban on purchases of new diesel vehicles with engines over 2000cc, typical of SUVs, jeeps and large cars made by BMW, Toyota and others...

  • Thousands of cars seized over hijab offences in Iran

    TEHRAN: Iran has impounded tens of thousands of cars since March because women inside the vehicles had not properly covered their hair with a headscarf, Tehran’s traffic police said on Tuesday...

    “In most cases, the cars were impounded and cases were referred to the judiciary,” he said, while some of the women stopped could face cash fines or warnings...

  • Driverless cars hit British streets in landmark trial

    The compact two-seater cars trundled along a pedestrianised zone in Milton Keynes, north of London, in a trial by Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) which plans to roll out 40 vehicles in the city...

    Although the system is currently only being trialled on pedestrianised streets at speeds of around five miles per hour, self-driving cars on British roads “are not that far away”, he added...

  • Renault signs new agreement to assemble cars in Pakistan

    It may be noted that nine Pakistani companies applied to the Engineering Development Board (EDB), Ministry of Industries, for greenfield projects by September to assemble cars, light commercial vehicles and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in partnership with six Chinese, two Koreans and one Laotian partners...

    The agreements will see Groupe Renault bring its latest products and technological know-how while Al-Futtaim, through its new...

  • From sculptures to making cars

    From carving micro-scale sculptures out of thin lead sticks to making cars, Fizza Shabbar works with a commitment and passion...

    “I lost my brother in 2011; he was a car enthusiast and we used to talk a lot about cars...

  • Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

    SYDNEY: The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km race through the outback...

    The race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide is expected to take a week for most cars, with speeds of 90-100 kmh (55-62 mph) powered only by the sun...

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