Pakistan struggling to setup meeting with WB over Kishanganga dam dispute

WB officials say busy schedule of their president is causing problems in setting-up a suitable time for the meeting

50-Megawatt Jhimpir Power starts commercial operations

Jhimpir Power, Burj Capital’s first project, in its 500MW renewable asset platform in Pakistan achieved commercial operations with plant inauguration held by Burj Capital officials on Wednesday.

Deadlock persists in Kishanganga dispute, WB working to protect Indus Waters Treaty

LAHORE: The World Bank is working in conjunction with Pakistan and India to find an amicable solution over the recent differences regarding dispute resolution...

NWP approved by CCI, seeks development budget rise for water resources to 10 pc by 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first National Water Policy has been approved by the Council of Common Interests (CCI) on Tuesday with the consensus of all the...

Ogra requested to expedite standardization of manganese content in petrol

ISLAMABAD: The government has been requested by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) to expedite the move to finalizing standards and specifications of petroleum...

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Either hot or very cold, mostly in the extreme, the weather is hardly ever temperate. One’s neighbourhood is hit by water scarcity, the power...

Irsa estimates 31 percent water shortage during early Kharif season

ISLAMABAD: Indus River System Authority (IRSA) has issued calls for the construction of two dams to counter the worsening water shortage which entails a...

IRSA projects water shortage could impact Kharif crops this season

ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) issued a stark warning on Thursday that increased water shortage this season could jeopardize the growth of...

Domestic gas, RLNG share in total power production rises to 43.17 percent

KARACHI: The share of eco-friendly gas and re-gasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) in power generation has risen to 43.17 percent in February 2018, revealed...

Pakistan Bureau of Statistics admits collecting incomplete, partial data

ISLAMABAD: In a surprising revelation, officials of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) admitted that the bureau was collecting incomplete or partial data for lack...

CRE organises workshop on emerging issues, challenges, opportunities in rural economy

ISLAMABAD: The first workshop on the theme: “Emerging Issues, Challenges and Opportunities in Rural Economy of Pakistan” was organised by the Centre For Rural...

Women participation in labour force 4.3pc, gender gap wider than before: World Bank

KARACHI: Institute of Business Management's (IoBM) Head of Economics, Shahida Wizarat, says women don’t face gender-based discrimination in effluent classes but the same is not...

IMF resident rep calls on Minister of State for Finance

ISLAMABAD: Newly appointed IMF Resident Representative to Pakistan, Maria Teresa Daban Sanchez called on the Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal here on Wednesday. The minister...

ECNEC approves projects over Rs80 billion

ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) under the chair of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has approved eight development projects...

Chinese group to set up cheese processing factory in Pakistan

BEIJING: Joint Holdings Group Chairman Bai Shun called on the Consul General, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu on Monday at Pakistan’s Consulate General in Chengdu. The chairman...

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