Facebook undersea cable to boost South East Asia internet

Facebook and Google are planning two new undersea internet cables to connect South East Asia to North America. The project with regional telecoms...

Pakistan hires banks for three-tranche dollar bond sale

DUBAI: Pakistan has hired a group of banks to arrange investor calls ahead of a triple-tranche sale of US dollar-denominated bonds, a...

Dutch telecom giant VEON acquires Dhabi Group’s stake in Jazz for $273m

LAHORE: VEON, a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, in an official statement announced that it has successfully concluded the...

The legend of Inam Akbar and the truth behind his Midas touch

The story of how one man turned an entire country’s news media industry into his personal playing ground.

Govt set to impose additional surcharges on power consumers 

Cabinet okays introduction of ordinance to further amend NEPRA Act

1,100MW K-2 nuclear power plant connected to national grid

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) has connected the much-awaited 1,100MW Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Unit-2 (K-2) to the national grid. In a statement,...

US assistance helps decrease electricity pilferage in Peshawar

ISLAMABAD: The United States Mission to Pakistan, along with the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO), celebrated the successful completion of a pilot project...

NEPRA allows KE to raise tariff by up to Rs1.97 per unit

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has allowed K-Electric to increase power tariff by up to Rs1.97 per unit. NEPRA determined the...

NTDC to install 160MVA transformer at Rawat grid station

Partial load management to be observed in some areas tomorrow

NEPRA notifies 89-paisa per unit increase in power tariff

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has notified a Rs0.8954 per unit increase in power tariff under the head fuel...

General Tyre’s half-year profit jumps to Rs406m despite Covid-induced slowdown

GT attributes record profit to govt's crackdown on smuggling, growth in replacement market, and increase in exports

Rs85bn accord for construction of Balakot Hydropower Project signed

PESHAWAR: In an important development for the country's energy sector, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has signed a contract agreement for the construction...

NEPRA approves supply of additional 150MW to K-Electric

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved a tripartite power purchase agreement (TPPA) among K-Electric, National Transmission and Despatch Company...

Customs lauded for linking steel scrap value with London Metal Bulletin

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Association of Large Steel Producers has lauded the customs' decision to link the value of steel scrap with London Metal...

Domestic cement despatches up 6pc in February; exports drop 18pc

ISLAMABAD: Cement sales continued to increase during February, although its exports couldn't rebound due to weakening competitiveness in the international market. According to...