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  • Thar Coal Block-II to start electricity production in June 2019

    The Thar Coal Block-II project will start electricity production by June 2019, as more than 50 per cent work on its coal-based power plant has been completed, Radio Pakistan reported...

    The project is also said to benefit the Thar and its people on a large scale and is expected to change the face of the area and develop it into a prosperous region...

  • Production of 660MW electricity from Thar coal to start by 2017 end: minister

    ISLAMABAD: The commercial production of 660MW of electricity from Thar coal-fired power generation plant will start by December 2017, Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali said on Monday...

    Two basic documents of the first power plant fuelled by Thar coal — Implementation Agreement (IA) and Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) of 660MW — have been signed by the Private Power and Infrastructure Project (PPIB), National...

  • Cabinet declares Thar drought-hit; orders desalination plant for Karachi

    KARACHI: The Sindh government on Monday declared Thar a drought-hit area, decided to install desalination plant in Karachi and convert the Governor House into a museum if vacated by the federal government...

    It was decided in the meeting that Keenjhar, Haleji, Hydero and other depressions be developed as a reliable reservoir for water supply to Karachi...

  • Thar boy bitten by rabid dog dies in Karachi

    MITHI: Eleven-year-old Imtiaz Samejo who was bitten by a rabid dog in Rata-Jo-Tarr village near Chhachhro town in the second week of September died in the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre in Karachi on Tuesday evening...

    Mohammad Hussain Samejo, uncle of the victim, told journalists here on Wednesday that they had taken the boy to rural health centre in Chhachhro for vaccination after he was bitten by a rabid dog but doctors...

  • PPL ‘Sui Mining’ production extended

    KARACHI: The market remained generally starved of news as the managements of companies put major decisions of expansions and financial matters on the hold, awaiting the budget slated to be announced on June 5...

    The board of directors of Shifa International Hospital stated in a filing with the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE)that the Board had approved, subject to the consent of the SECP and the shareholders, the issuance of 4...

  • Potential for local tea production

    The best-known Chinese variety, Keemun, was tested under the environmental conditions of Pakistan, and the growth, production and green tea was found to be successful...

    The plant, which is fully automatic and can produce 400kg to 500kg of tea per day, has reached Karachi port and the documentation for its release is in the pipeline...

  • Production, sale of cigarettes may be against the law

    ISLAMABAD: The registration of three police cases regarding the violation and non-implementation of tobacco laws has triggered debate on whether the hundreds of thousands of people involved in the production, supply, import, distribution and sale of cigarettes are violating the law and if they may be liable to be punished...

  • Production of cigarettes plunged 35.8pc in 2016-17

    KARACHI: Cigarette production dropped 35 per cent in 2016-17 to 34 billion sticks from 53bn sticks a year ago...

    The latest official data for FY17 shows that the cigarette production remained slightly over 50pc of the record production of 64bn cigarettes in 2005-06...

  • Court rejects Gazeen Marri's request for production order ahead of Oct 5 hearing

    A district and sessions court in Quetta on Tuesday rejected an application filed by Gazeen Marri, the son of late Baloch politician Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, seeking a production order ahead of a bail before arrest hearing related to the murder case of Justice Nawaz Marri...

    Advocate Arbab Tahir, the counsel representing Gazeen, pleaded before the court to grant a production order to his client for October 5 — when the court is due to...

  • Bike makers set production, sales records

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s top two bike assemblers in August broke all earlier production and sales records...

    Production and sales in Aug 2017 stood at 95,200 and 91,599 units while in May 2017 the figures were 90,800 and 93,060 units...

  • FCA to set production targets for Rabi season

    To be chaired by National Food Security and Research Minister Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, the FCA will also set production targets for gram, lentil (masoor), onion and potato...

    The FCA will discuss measures to reduce the cost of production in view of a recent meeting that farmers and other stakeholders held with the prime minister...

  • Cotton production grows by 50 per cent

    KARACHI: Cotton production up to Oct 1 recorded year-on-year growth of over 50 per cent, according to a report issued by the Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) on Thursday...

    Both Sindh and Punjab posted high growth in cotton production this year, but the fear of a pest attack still looms large...

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