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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...

    Know more: Heatwave pushes up demand for split ACs, room coolers“Dealers who were selling 10 generators a day ahead of Ramazan are now clearing 25 units on an average per day,” he said, adding that the rush of buyers has not subsided despite marginal decline in the temperature...

  • 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

    Others use more brutal — and illegal — techniques: spraying pesticides directly into the river or, like Khan, using the electric current from generators to stun the river’s inhabitants into submission...

    “Fishing with dynamite and generators kills the entire population,” says Ghaniur Rehman...

  • 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
  • Karachi operation is completely apolitical, stresses Corps Commander Karachi

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar said Saturday that the Karachi operation is completely apolitical, adding that it will continue without any discrimination...

    Speaking at a seminar organised by the National Defence University at a private hotel in Karachi, the corps commander said, "I assure citizens that our struggle against terrorism will continue unabated...

  • COVER: The heart of Karachi: Karachi Raj By Anis Shivani

    IN his debut novel Karachi Raj, erstwhile critic Anis Shivani depicts a year’s worth of Karachi life as viewed from the differing perspectives of an American anthropologist and a couple of individuals living in the low-income district of the Basti...

    Shivani’s first foray into the realm of fiction intrinsically grapples with an immensely complex topic — the stratified social layers of which Karachi life is composed...

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