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  • Army deployed around Kohistan powerhouse

    MANSEHRA: The army soldiers were deployed at Dubair Khawar powerhouse on Friday as the people of Kohistan continued to protest the denial of jobs in the 130MW hydropower project and supply of electricity at subsidised rate despite the signing of an agreement with federal water and power minister in 2013...

    The protesters had stormed the powerhouse in Puttan area last week and suspended power generation...

  • Restoration of Chitral’s major powerhouse to cost Rs1bn

    An assessment of damages prepared by the powerhouse operator, Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organisation (PEDO), and available with Dawn says restoration of project may cost from Rs800 million to Rs1,000 million...

    “It also destroyed the initial 150 meters of transfer pipe starting from Shakoh Gol intake, while Penstock trifurcation near the powerhouse filled tailrace with debris...

  • One of four Jamshoro powerhouse units still out of order

    HYDERABAD: One of the four power generation units of the Jamshoro Thermal Power House, the Chinese unit-IV, has been out of order since a system fault paralysed power transmission from Karachi to Badin late on Tuesday night, creating a shortfall of 165 megawatts for the national grid...

    The powerhouse is presently producing 435MW against its normal production of 610MW...

  • India ready for England batting powerhouse in ODI series

    PUNE: Indian captain Virat Kohli said his team had a battery of world-class bowlers to counter a ‘fearless’ England batting attack in a three-match One-day International series starting here on Sunday...

    India demolished England 4-0 in a preceding five-Test series at home but Kohli said the English were a different side when it came to the shorter formats of the game
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    On March 17, the Freedom Theatre landed in Karachi to take part in the International Theatre Festival organised by the National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa)...

  • Irsa’s nod for powerhouse on CJ Link Canal widens Centre-Sindh gulf

    HYDERABAD: While controversy over nomination of a federal member in the Indus River System Authority (Irsa) from Sindh is not yet resolved by the federal government, another dispute hit Sindh after Irsa issued a no-objection certificate (NOC) to Punjab to establish 25MW powerhouse on the Chashma-Jhelum (CJ) Link Canal, which Sindh fears may virtually make CJ a perennial channel...

  • Khanabadosh Writers Cafe opens

    HYDERABAD: The Khanabadosh Writers Cafe established on the premises of the Sindh culture department’s Sindh Museum was formally opened on Sunday evening for providing some private space to writers, poets, intellectuals and creative minds...

    The cafe initiative was taken by Amar Sindhu, writer, teacher in Sindh University and woman rights activist...

  • Bangladesh marks first anniversary of cafe attack

    DHAKA: Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday at the site of one of the worst Islamist attacks in Bangladesh’s history to mark the first anniversary of the deadly attack on an upscale Dhaka cafe...

    Weeping mourners laid flowers outside the old premises of the Holey Artisan Bakery, the cafe which five young men armed with guns and knives stormed into on July 1, 2016, taking dozens hostage and killing 22 people...

  • Dhaka cafe attack suspect dies in custody after 'torture'

    DHAKA: A Bangladeshi teenager who police say was a suspect in last week's deadly attack on a Dhaka cafe has died in custody, with his family insisting he was a hostage and alleging torture by security forces...

    Meanwhile the country's police chief said Saturday that extremists from Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), a local militant group blamed by the government for the cafe siege, were behind a separate attack on an Eid...

  • Dutch students open world’s first drone cafe

    THE HAGUE: Would you like a drone with your cocktail? The world’s first cafe using the tiny domestic unmanned aircraft as servers has opened in a Dutch university...

    The pop-up drone cafe will be serving up all weekend as part of celebrations for the “Dream and Dare” festival marking the 60th anniversary of the Eindhoven University of Technology...

  • Bangladesh police shoot dead suspected cafe attack mastermind

    DHAKA: Bangladesh police stormed a militant hideout just outside Dhaka Saturday, shooting dead three extremists, including the suspected mastermind of an attack on a cafe that killed 22 mostly foreign hostages last month...

    He is the Gulshan attack mastermind and the leader of JMB (Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh),” he said, referring to a Bangladeshi-Canadian citizen believed to be behind the attack on the cafe in Dhaka...

  • Bangladesh police kill ‘mastermind’ of Dhaka cafe attack

    DHAKA: Bangladeshi security forces killed three Islamist militants on Saturday, including a Bangladesh-born Canadian citizen accused of masterminding an attack on a cafe in Dhaka last month that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, police said...

    “The main mastermind of the Holey Artisan (attack) has been eliminated,” she told reporters at her office, referring to the Gulshan cafe incident...

  • Briton arrested over deadly Bangladesh cafe siege

    DHAKA: A British national and a student at a Canadian university who were dining at a Bangladeshi cafe when it was besieged by militants last month have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the attack...

    Karim and Khan were both inside the Holey Artisan Bakery when gunmen raided the cafe on the night of July 1, taking a group of mainly Western diners hostage and then killing 20 of them, along with two policemen...

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