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HBL beat Wapda to win Quaid-e-Azam One Day Cup

Zohaib Khan was the man of the match

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Brawl erupts after women’s football match in Lahore

The supporters of Royal Eagle Gilgit attacked match officials

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Imran Khan looks to aggressively pursue dam, housing projects

Imran Khan chaired meetings and discussed viability of dam and housing projects with relevant authorities

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PIA, Wapda eat up Rs277b of taxpayer money in fiscal 2018

There are about 200 public sector companies and an overwhelming majority of them are in a loss

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NAB okays filing of corruption case against ex-PM Shaukat Aziz

The National Accountability Bureau has approved filing of a corruption case against former prime minister Shaukat Aziz for alleged misuse of authority, SAMAA TV reported Monday. Former federal minister for water and power Liaquat Jatoi former establishment secretary Ismail Qureshi and a former bureaucrat Yousuf Memon are co-accused in the case, according to our correspondent….

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WAPDA wins All Pakistan National Ranking Badminton Championships

Wapda won the All Pakistan National Ranking Badminton Championships in Quetta.

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Only 100m acre feet of water left in Pakistan: WAPDA chairperson

The Wapda chairperson told the media that Pakistan has 100 million acre feet of water left. Lieutenant General (retd) Muzzamil Hussain was speaking to the media after the Supreme Court-ordered committee for the construction of dams held its first meeting on Thursday. He said that since Pakistan’s creation, only two big dams have been constructed….

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“Roshan Pakistan” Mobile App Launched for Electricity Consumers

ISLAMABAD: For the first time in the history of Pakistan, the government has given power consumers the excess to information regarding their billing and power supply situation in the area by launching a mobile phone application “Roshan Pakistan”. Schedule: Through the app, the users are able to view planned load shedding schedule and actual load-shedding….

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Wake-up call for the PCB

The whole cricket community across the country in fact has shown serious anger against the recent Future tour plan (FTP) for 2019-2023 which has been finalized by the ICC, where Pakistan is almost degraded to the level of minnows like Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and Ireland. According to the new FTP, Pakistan has been given 121…

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Good news for power consumers from Wapda

LAHORE: The government will add 2487 megawatt low-cost hydel electricity to the national grid from early to mid of the next year. This was stated by WAPDA Chairman Muzammil Hussain in a briefing to Minister for Water Resources Syed Javed Ali Shah in Lahore. He said completion of Neelum Jhelum, Tarbela 4th Extension and Golen…

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PM Abbasi inaugurates Rs80 billion Kacchi Canal Project in Dera Bugti

DERA BUGTI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday urged the people of Balochistan to vote for those political parties who had put the country and their province on the road to progress and prosperity. “Now you have to decide whether you want development of your province or not, the future of Balochistan is in…

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PTI protestors storm Pesco office in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Irked by persistent loadshedding, overbilling and low voltage, dozens of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporters besieged a local office of PESCO (Peshawar Electric Supply Company). Bearing scorching heat, the political workers were raising slogans against PESCO authorities, demanding end to power loadshedding in the city before Ramazan. The enraged protestors also chanted slogans against Wapda…

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WAPDA signs contract with Turkey firm Warsak station

ISLAMABAD: The Water and Power Development Authority has signed a contract with a Turkish company for rehabilitation of Warsak hydro power station costing 868 million rupees. The power generation capacity of Warsak hydropower station had decreased to 193 megawatt from 243 megawatt during the last ten years. Warsak hydropower station was built at river Kabul…

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“Circular debt piling up again in power sector”

ISLAMABAD: On February 15, 2017, the total overdue amounts to the power sector, including GENCOs stood at PKR 414 billion In a statement issued by the Independent Power Producers Advisory Council (IPPAC), approximately PKR 160 billion out of this relates to overdue payments from CPPA-G owed to GENCOs and NTDC while the balance is for…

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PM for timely execution of power generation projects

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday called for effective future planning and timely execution of ongoing power generation projects in the country. The Prime Minister said besides ensuring affordable and sufficient electricity for the people, arrangements need to be made for the future power needs of the country in view of increased economic growth…

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Youth finds the solution for electricity theft

Electricity theft has been a constant problem plaguing Pakistan,but it wont be for long, a young engineer from Peshawar, Gul Muhammad has invented a tool that puts meter reading in real-time in your hands. However, when he took his invention to WAPDA, not only did they show disconcern, they denied him testing. Now foreign are ready to…

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Implementation of Dasu Hydropower Project top priority: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Thursday highlighted that early implementation of Dasu Hydropower Project Stage-I was a national priority to make affordable power available to the nation. The Minister was chairing a meeting to review implementation status of the Dasu Hydro Power Project. Country Director, World Bank, Patchamuthu Illangovan was also present. The…

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PM directs timely completion of power projects

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday directed timely completion of different ongoing power projects across the country and said he would personally monitor the progress to ensure it. Chairing meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy here at the PM House, the Prime Minister said significant addition of power to the national grid would minimize load-shedding….

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Karachi: Power supply restored after major breakdown

KARACHI: K-Electric claims to have restored power supply to almost all areas of Karachi, more than seven hours after a major breakdown hit the megacity, Samaa reported Friday. The breakdown struck Karachi early Friday morning, plunging 80 percent areas into darkness, after an extra high tension wire of 500 KV tripped near Jamshoro. Also read:…

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Major power breakdown hits Karachi

KARACHI: A major power breakdown struck Karachi early Friday morning, plunging 80 percent areas of the megacity into darkness. K-Electric says the complete restoration of electricity will take five to six hours. According to KE spokesman, the extra high tension wire of 500KV tripped near Jamshoro, plunging 80 percent of Karachi in the dark. Also…

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