By Shahid Iqbal KARACHI, April 15: The UAE dirham is in higher demand than the US dollar in the local market, which has boosted the “Hundi” business in the country once again. The reason for flourishing Hundi business and high demand of dirham is the slump in the real estate […]
UPSs with built-in dry batteries range from Rs 7,000 to Rs 117,000. UPS 500 VA (300 VA actually) good for running 1 PC costs Rs 7,000. UPS 1,000 VA (650 VA actually) good for running 3 PCs costs Rs 12,500. UPS 1,500 VA UPS (900 VA in actual) that could […]
By Irfan Aligi KARACHI: The sale of electric generators and uninterrupted power supplies (UPS) has increased by 200 percent with the arrival of summer and the incessant load shedding being experienced in the city.
(Based upon a conversation, and facts from his Urdu book, Bhutto’s Last 323 Days, with Col (retd) Rafiuddin, Special Security Superintendent of Z A Bhutto in Rawalpindi Central Jail, May 17, 1978 to April 4, 1979. Rafi’s battalion, then part of 111 Brigade, was assigned the responsibility for his overall […]