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Plan to use coal for power generation criticised

KARACHI: Opposing the use of coal for electricity generation, speakers at a programme have said that anti-environment projects in the name of …

PM launches solar power plant in Bahawalpur

<b>BAHAWALPUR: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday laid the foundation stone of the country's first solar power project in Bahawalpur, DawnNews</b> …

4,500MW power units unutilised due to minor faults, fuel shortage

<b>ISLAMABAD: More than 4,500MW of electricity generation capacity remained unutilised on Thursday because of various technical, financial and</b> …

Actual power shortfall at least 7000MW, official records reveal

<b>ISLAMABAD: The actual shortfall in power generation in the country is much greater than the 3,100 MW claimed by the government, computerised records</b> …

Govt committed to resolve power shortage, says Nawaz

<b>KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday that his government was committed to address the issue of power shortage and would encourage</b> …

Power tariff reduced for one month

<b>ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) approved on Tuesday Rs1.02 per unit reduction in electricity tariff of</b> …

350 small dams to be built in KP, says Imran

<b>MINGORA: The provincial government would construct 350 small dams to end power loadshedding in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf</b> …

Guddu Power Plant: PM launches commissioning of additional units

<b>GUDDU: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday inaugurated commissioning of additional power units at the Guddu Thermal Power Plant, which will add</b> …

Govt to begin power projects of up to 10000 MW soon: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance, Ishaq Dar Monday announced that the government was poised to begin work on power projects with a generation capacity …

Power shortage leads to 12-18 hours of loadshedding

<b>LAHORE: With mercury inching towards 40 degrees Celsius in most parts of the country and water discharge from two major dams reduced because of low</b> …

Ministry’s take on power crisis

<b>ISLAMABAD: Responding to a report on power crisis, a Ministry of Water and Power spokesman said on Friday total generation on Thursday remained 9600</b> …

Oil prices ease in Asian trade

SINGAPORE: Crude prices dropped in Asian trade Monday after rebels agreed to reopen two of the four blockaded oil terminals in eastern Libya, …

Everton get closer to Champions League

LIVERPOOL: Everton struck a huge blow in the battle to qualify for the Champions League with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Arsenal at Goodison Park on …

Uch-II power project may cause financial losses to public sector companies

<b>ISLAMABAD: Hectic efforts are being made to inaugurate the 404MW Uch-II power project despite the fact that the project is set to cause financial</b> …

KP to issue licences for exploration of natural resources

<b>PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to award licences through bidding for exploration of natural resources.</b><p>The winning bidders …

Cazorla double sees Arsenal stay top

Arsenal stayed top of the Premier League with Manchester City breathing down their necks as the two front runners maintained their winning streaks with victories over Fulham and Cardiff City on Saturday.<p>Two goals in five minutes midway through the second half by Spain international midfielder Santi …