* Industrial executive says no one in Islamabad working on coherent plan to deal with crisis * Banquet hall owner says new power-saving measures will not last long
Army officials along with journalists take a tour in South Waziristan. – APP (File Photo) KHAR: I had not expected Pakistan’s tribal areas to be so neat and so prosperous. These are meant to be the badlands, mythologised as no-go areas by Kiplingesque images of xenophobic Pashtuns, jezail musket in […]
By Saeed Minhas ISLAMABAD: As discussions on the UN commission report continue to dominate conversations around the capital, it is becoming increasingly apparent that the diplomatic community, especially envoys from the US, UK and even certain European countries, have a soft spot in their hearts for former president Pervez Musharraf […]
The main traffic artery in Karachi, Sharae Faisal, is becoming a signal free, vehicles racing track, like a death trap for slower vehicles and for pedestrians.
By M. S. Qazi The circular debt and power crisis are interlinked issues that cannot be resolved unless all the stakeholders, consumers, power generation and distribution companies and the government decide to adamantly resolve them in a comprehensive manner.
The total foreign reserves held by the country stood at $15,048.2 million on 10th April, 2010. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday announced that senior citizens over the age of 60 years are entitled to claim 50 percent rebate in the payment of tax outstanding against them. The FBR has clarified that this facility is available to all senior citizens under section 53(1) c and […]
* Dealers’ cartel manipulating prices, causing artificial shortage * Non-genuine batteries flood market, add to consumers’ woes LAHORE: Prices of gadgets that provide electricity during power outages are skyrocketing in the provincial capital, in the face of government assurances to curtail load shedding.
KARACHI: Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Executive Board President and Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Shahid Iqbal Friday directed the DHA management to tap wind and solar energy available in abundance in DHA City on the Super Highway and indigenously manufacture solar panels and wind turbines for domestic use at a […]
KARACHI: The global footprint now exceeds the Earth’s capacity to regenerate by about 30 percent, and if the human needs continued at the same rate, they would need two new planets by 2030 to sustain life, said prominent environmentalist and WWF-Pakistan Regional Director Dr Ghulam Akbar on Thursday.