Fawad Yousafzai

  • TIslamabad - Mangla Power House was closed down on Tuesday after the Indus River System Authority (Irsa) stopped outflows from the reservoir. “As the Kharif crop is at maturing stage so keeping in view the lean demand on Punjab’s request, Mangla Power House is being closed down with ...

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  • TISLAMABAD      -     The ground-breaking of CPEC Special Economic Zone at Rashakai is likely to be held on November 29 and the government is considering special incentives for the export oriented industries in the proposed zones. The government is also ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -     Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has proposed an increase of Rs 2.97 per unit, under fuel price adjustment, in the electricity tariff for the month of September for ex-Wapda DISCOs. According to the petition, submitted by CPPA with NEPRA, ...

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  • TIslamabad      -     Pakistan is likely to grab position among top-10 global reformers on the Ease of Doing Business Index of World Bank. Although World Bank will formally release its Ease of Doing Business Report tomorrow (Thursday), determining the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD          -     Member Indus River System Authority (IRSA) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Engineer Raqib Khan, has taken over the charge of new Chairman of the Water regulatory body. Sher Zaman Khan, Member IRSA Balochistan after completing his one year tenure has ...

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  • TISLAMABAD     -    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf own Parliamentarian Friday deplored the high electricity prices in the country saying that the cost of electricity has reached to Rs18 per unit. The electricity meters are running at very fast speed and the electricity ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -      Central Development Working Party (CDWP) Thursday, approved 11 projects worth Rs95 billion including establishment of 220 Kv substation for providing electricity to CPEC Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Rashakai. Central Development Working ...

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  • TIslamabad     -      The high sugar prices echoed in the National Assembly standing committee as the Federal Minister for planning said that there is need to check the matter of high sugar prices in the country. There is need to check the Sugar price ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A parliamentary committee was Tuesday informed that only 7.5 percent of total 9875 acres of land required for Dasu hydropower project has been acquired. The National Assembly standing committee on water resources that met under the chairmanship of Nawab Muhammad Yousuf Talpur was ...

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  • TIslamabad     -     The Saindak Metals Limited Company’s profit was decreased by 32 percent during 2017-18 as compared to the previous year while it has registered a sharp increase of up to 304 percent in its various other expenses. The Saindak Metals ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -     The government is likely to convert Pak-China Friendship Centre into Pakistan Media University, it was learned reliably here Sunday. The Capital Development Authority has not allotted land for the construction of Pakistan Media University and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-The government is likely to convert Pak-China Friendship Centre into Pakistan Media University, it was learned reliably here Sunday.The Capital Development Authority has not allotted land for the construction of Pakistan Media University and now it is likely to be set up in Pak-China ...

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  • TIslamabad     -     Pakistan has asked India to convene the meeting of Permanent Indus Commission to ascertain the implementation status of Indus Water Treaty; it is learnt reliably here Friday. Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters (PCIW) has written a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD     -       The Board of Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) on Friday approved the increase in the stipend amount for girls from Rs. 750 to Rs. 1,000 and the provision of emergency relief to the residents of villages along the Line of ...

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  • TIslamabad     -    Senator of Pakistan People Party Sussi Palejo has said that Punjab has opposed the appointment of two members from Sindh in IRSA and alleged that Federal member in water regulatory body is being nominated from Punjab. While talking in Senate ...

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  • TIslamabad    -    A senate committee was informed that massive energy crises had been averted in the past due to LNG and warned that if today its import was stopped the country will face gas load shedding. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) had saved Pakistan from massive ...

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  • TIslamabad    -    A parliamentary committee was informed Tuesday that government will introduce cheaper electricity scheme during winter season in November which will ensure supply of low cost power to consumers. The government is planning to provide electricity to ...

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  • TIslamabad - Expressing surprise at 180 percent increase in the cost of RBOD-II and delay in land acquisition for the project, a parliamentary committee on Monday directed the Ministry of Planning to ask the Ministry of Railways and the Sindh government to expedite work on the project. Senate ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The federal cabinet was informed on Monday that implementation on one of its one-year-old decision of negotiating agreements with the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal companies was not feasible at this stage as the law division had advised against it. The cabinet was further ...

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  • TIslamabad    -   Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering has issued an evaluation report showing Pakistan’s progress on compliance to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommendations. According to its Mutual Evaluation Report October 2019, Pakistan has ...

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  • TIslamabad    -  The government has announced to establish the proposed CPEC authority shortly. The Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Khusro Bakhtyar, addressing a press conference here Sunday, said that CPEC authority would be established soon and it will ...

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  • TIslamabad   -   Defending the recent hike of Rs0.83 per unit in electricity tariff, Minister of Power Omer Ayub Khan has once again hold the previous PMLN government responsible for the jump and said that PTI has no role in the increase as they were compelled to do so. The PMLN ...

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  • TIslamabad   -    NEPRA Chairman Tauseef H Farooqi has Wednesday acknowledged that the decision regarding the recent increase of Rs0.53 per unit (Rs 53.52 billion) on the account of previous year, adjustments was hurriedly made as the government had committed to IMF in this ...

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  • TIslamabad    -   IRSA advisory committee Tuesday anticipated 15 percent water shortage for the ongoing Rabi season and recommended construction of additional storages to save water from going waste into sea. The IRSA’s Advisory committee in its meeting has ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   The government Monday increased the price of local liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs12.53 per kg for October. As per the notification issued by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), the LPG price has been increased by 12.53 per kg to Rs125.05 per ...

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  • TIslamabad     -     The government has rejected Ogra’s recommendations regarding decrease in prices of petroleum products and announced to maintain the prices at current level for October. A finance ministry press release said decision to maintain the prices has been ...

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  • TIslamabad - The government has banned the import of Iranian LPG stoking fears that the price of liquefied gas, which is already on an upward trend, will rise further. The import of Iranian Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) was banned after the US embassy here asked Pakistan to ensure compliance with US ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -   The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Friday proposed to the government a decrease of Rs3.23 per litre in the price of High Speed Diesel and Rs2.55 per litre cut in price of petrol for October 2019. In a summary moved to the Petroleum Division Ogra ...

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  • TIslamabad    -   The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has allowed ex-Wapda Discos an increase of Rs0.53 per unit in the power tariff for the third and fourth quarters of the 2018-19. The Nepra’s decision will authorize Discos to recover Rs53.52 ...

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  • TIslamabad     -   Around 60 employees of the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP)-funded projects, being run by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, will lose their jobs in December this year as the government has decided not to extend their ...

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