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Sharam Karo, Haya Karo Syndrome: Imran Khan calls Khawaja Asif as ‘Derbari'[Video]

Advertisements KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that government did not fulfil its promises related to the basic issues of Pakistan. Advertisements While talking to media during his visit to Karachi, the PTI chairman ridiculed the ruled party and badly criticised the government at their failure of solving …

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Karachi Heatwave: Death toll exceeds 400, Sindh declares emergency in Govt. hospitals

KARACHI: Government of Sindh has declared emergency in all the government hospitals of Karachi to treat heat stroked patients on emergency basis and has ordered the doctors and paramedical staff to remain alert and ensured the availability of necessary medicines. At least 400 people have been killed in Karachi and …

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Heatwave, Load-shedding in Karachi, Sindh left 150 dead

KARACHI: At least 150 people have been killed in Karachi due to heatwave and high temperature, as residents come to grips with frequent power and water shortage during Ramadan, reported by Radio Pakistan. On Friday, at least 150 people have died due to heat wave during the last two days …

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Heatwave and Load-shedding in Ramadan: 10 reported dead

As Ramadan, pious month for Muslims in which they offer fast to get blessings from ALLAH is on its way. All the promises of Government to avoid load shedding in Sehri and Aftari times, just fainted from 1st of Ramadan even the load-shedding have increase from its normal routine. Government …

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Imran Khan condemns unannounced power outage and no attention of govt on this issue

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan condemned the unannounced schedule of power outage here on Saturday. He said that federal government is only busy in protecting the thieves of electricity and nothing. Khan said that weather is getting hotter day by day and on the other hand load-shedding is …

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Load-shedding Schedule: PM Nawaz directs to ensure uninterrupted power during ‘Sehr’, ‘Aftar’

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif  presiding over a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy directed to ensure hassle free power supply at ‘Iftar’ and ‘Sehr’ during Ramazan and that no cuts will be anymore witnessed during these times. Ongoing Power generation projects progress and future plans to meet energy …

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KP lawmakers’ protest ended after assurance of relief from the government

ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) lawmakers’ protest, proving effective, ended on Tuesday after talks with Federal Defence Minister Khawaja Asif who assured the KP government that water, electricity and other issues will soon be resolved. Members of KP assembly, Senators and parliamentarians of Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), and representatives from different political parties …

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Load-shedding would end in 2017: Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said on Friday that the issue of power-failure would be vanished by the end of 2017, as 8,320MW-generation capacity power projects signed between Pakistan and China. ‘China will bring investment worth $20 billion to implement these power projects,’ he said, while talking …

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NEPRA says load shedding will not end by 2020

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) revealed on Monday by releasing the State of Industry report that load shedding in the country would not end by 2020, however, it would decrease if all the power projects are completed within their envisaged deadlines. According to report, by the end …

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Demonstrators intruded the WAPDA House in Peshawar while protesting against load-shedding

PESHAWAR: Crossing the barriers and obstacles outside the Wapda House in Peshawar, annoyed demonstrators entered into the building during a protest organized by the KPK government against load-shedding in the city. The demonstrators belonged to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Jamat-e-Islami protested against the hot potato led by K-P CM Pervez Khattak …

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Khawaja Asif makes an apology over unannounced load shedding

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday expressed regret and sorry for increasing in announced and unannounced load shedding during the Ramadan. While addressing to the conference in Islamabad, he revealed that the shortfall of electricity had increased to 7,000 MW. He said that the …

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6 to 10 hours break down as power shortfall increases

LAHORE: The distribution companies (DISCOs) have reverted to implement a six-to-ten-hours load shedding schedule across the country due to the rise of electricity shortfall to 3400MW on Sunday. In keeping with a report of the National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC), the total power production and demand on Sunday (at …

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Tripping in powerhouse reduces production by 550MW

Lahore: The breakdown of five out of 10 units at Mangle Dam Powerhouse on Sunday resulted in 550MW less generation. The problem occurred at about 1 am after the eruption of a fire in unit No 4 of the powerhouse, according to official sources. The fire, however, had been put …

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