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  • Shanghai Electric gets CCP's approval to acquire K-Electric

    Shanghai Electric Power Co Ltd said on Monday that it had received approval from the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) to acquire K-Electric Limited...

    The Abraaj Group announced in October that one of its companies, KES Power, had reached an agreement to divest its stake in K-Electric, the country’s largest and only vertically integrated power utility, to Shanghai Electric...

  • Qavvali at the chowk

    The Pakistan Chowk Community Centre (PCCC) on Saturday evening organised a qavvali performance by Subhan Ahmed Nizami at the chowk...

    One doesn’t know whether the people who run shops around the chowk had any idea as to what was about to take place there...

  • Footprints: D-Chowk commission

    But the piles of mud, dug out to create the underground tunnel for the construction of the metro-bus project at D-Chowk, are still there on Thursday morning...

    Particles of dust are still flying over the Parliament House and D-Chowk...

  • Pakistan Chowk Community Centre inaugurated

    KARACHI: As Pakistan Chowk is a symbol of the city’s rich cultural and historical fabric, the inauguration of the Pakistan Chowk Community Centre (PCCC) on Wednesday was another step by concerned citizens and activists to reclaim the space long usurped by increasing violence, hoards of waste and gentrification...

    She said that the project became a part of the lives of those living near and far from Pakistan Chowk...

  • Work begins on renaming historic Fowara Chowk

    BAHAWALPUR: In the light of the court order, the process to change the name of Fowara Chowk to Khatm-i-Nubawat Chowk has been initiated...

    It was first affixed at Sadiqgarh Palace – the residence of the Nawab of Bahawapur -- but later in 1918 he had it installed at the chowk...

  • Mukka Chowk minus Altaf Hussain

    KARACHI: Mukka Chowk with the symbolic golden fist attributed to the first prime minister of Pakistan Liaquat Ali Khan’s furious gesture towards India, and which over the years people saw as Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s symbol of strength located in the centre of their stronghold Azizabad, was on Thursday found mysteriously stripped off all the posters and pictures of the party founder Altaf Hussain...

    Later, in the evening it was also...

  • Full mobile signals at D-Chowk

    ISLAMABAD: Though mobile phone services have been suspended across the city to hinder communication between the supporters of Mumtaz Qadri, who are staging a sit-in at D-Chowk, the only place in the federal capital where there is full cellular reception is D-Chowk...

    When asked, Mr Raza agreed that mobile phone signals were strong at D-Chowk and that protesters had no problems communicating...

  • August 14 preparations: The sea of green at Pakistan Chowk

    This is the Paper Market at Pakistan Chowk, where hundreds of vendors have set up stalls, selling special merchandise to celebrate Pakistan's 68th Independence Day...

    Being here at Pakistan Chowk, amidst those sights and sounds; seeing people purchasing flags and badges of their beloved nation, with speakers around me blaring national songs – along with the nostalgia, there is a profound sense of comfort in all this...

  • 45 illegal money changers arrested from Peshawar's Chowk Yadgar market: SP City, FIA

    PESHAWAR: Forty five people were arrested in a joint operation on Thursday in Peshwar's Chowk Yadgar currency market which is believed to be a hub of illegal money changers...

    Faiz Market and Warid market inside Chowk Yadgar's Sarafa bazaar were also sealed in the joint raid conducted by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Counter-terrorism Department (CTD) and police, FIA Assistant Director Qazi Abdul Hameed said...

  • Fawara Chowk fountain to be replaced with flowerbed

    RAWALPINDI: The garrison city is going to lose its landmark, the centuries-old fountain at Fawara Chowk, as the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) has decided to fill the fountain’s pond with earth to plant flowers and trees...

    The fountain, which stands in the middle of Raja Bazaar, was constructed during the British Raj rule...

  • D-Chowk flash in the pan?

    So another D-Chowk protest sit-in, after causing losses to the tune of millions of rupees to the state and considerable anxiety to the citizens, ended with no more than a vague ‘verbal’ assurance to the protesters that their demands will be considered...

    Remember what happened when Tahirul Qadri, along with several thousand devotees, was allowed to set up camp in D-Chowk before the last elections...

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