Sadia Saeed

  • TKARACHI - The Karachi Electric Supply Company continued to make the lives of its consumers miserable even in the holy month of Ramzan. The citizens in the metropolis are facing prolonged power outages throughout the day, and there is no respite even in Sehri and Iftar timings. The city continued ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) will now take aggressive steps against the electricity theft, including the commercial, industrial, residential and welfare organisations involved in such criminal act, said the CEO KESC, Naveed Ismail. He said that the utility had requested the ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has given approval for Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline project, costing $ 1.2 billion. It has been decided that the route of pipeline will be all the way through land from Balochistan to Nawabshah. The meeting of sub- committee of the ECC on ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) touched 1917 megawatts of electricity supply at 2p.m Wednesday against the total demand of 1965 MW, while the remaining 48 MW could not be supplied because of individual constraints, including incidents of theft of conductors and high tension ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) was miserably failed to restore power supply in the metropolis on the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday. It is pertinent to mention here that Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, had directed the KESC to resolve the issue by Tuesday night. ...

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  • TKARACHI - The City of lights is in complete darkness for the last three days as the record-breaking power breakdown that started on Saturday night is still persisting on Monday evening. No wonder the Karachiites, fuming at the authorities, have vented their anger by attacking KESCs offices in ...

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  • TKARACHI - The heavy rain in the city by the sea washed away all the claims made by the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC), as most of the areas in the city faced power outage with first drop of rain. According to the met reports, Karachi has witnessed 22 ml of rain since the rain had started ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) on Tuesday resumed multiple spells of power outages in the city on the pretext of gas shortage for its electricity generating plants. Almost all areas in the metropolis faced 3 to 4 hours of loadsheding on Tuesday. Sui Southern Gas Company ...

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  • TKARACHI- People across the country have strongly protested against the latest increase in the prices of petroleum, sources revealed to The Nation on Wednesday. It may be recalled here that the government had significantly increased the prices of POL products on Tuesday despite the clear instruction ...

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  • TKARACHI - A consumer of Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) managed to capture an employee of the company red-handed while taking bribe. The corrupt employee has been dismissed from his jobs and investigations against have been ordered. The consumer had secretly made the video of the said ...

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  • TKARACHI - The government has given its nod to increase the power tariff up to 17 percent from July. This is in the context of the withdrawal of subsidy allocated for the power companies, now the power companies are awaiting an official notification in this regard to pursue the raised tariff. On the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Citizens in the metropolis spent 19 hours without electricity which paralysed social and business activities in the City. The attendance at the offices on Thursday remained very low while roads presented a deserted look as people had to spend a sleepless night on Wednesday. Power outage ...

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  • TKARACHI - Almost whole of Karachi plunged into darkness when 500 KV main transmission line developed a technical fault, leaving most parts of the city without electricity on Wednesday. According to sources, most of the grid stations of Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) tripped and suspension ...

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  • TKARACHI - Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) owes the liabilities of Rs. 7.5 billion payable to Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC), said Naveed Ismail, CEO KESC, in an interview to The Nation on Tuesday. He added the KESC owed only Rs. 100 million payable to KWSB, which was almost ...

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  • TKARACHI - City District Government Karachi (CDGK) and Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) have adopted a unique method to prevent electricity theft by placing supply cables underground in order to minimise power theft and to enhance beauty of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town. According to town officials, ...

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  • TKARACHI - Citizens in the metropolis have been forced to experience long spells of power outages, amid extremely hot and humid weather. due to acute shortfall in the electricity supply. On the average, 8 to 10 hours of loadshedding has become a routine for the Karachiittes in addition to faults in ...

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  • TKARACHI - The incidents of sexual harassment at the workplace should be reported and discrimination against women must be stopped, said Dr Huma Baqai, assistant professor International Relations, Karachi University. Addressing the workshop conducted by Women Media Centre Pakistan on Women ...

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  • TKARACHI - Some dubious sale deals about Pakistan Steel Mills have caused millions of rupees losses to the PSM besides exposing favouritism that has annoyed most of the stakeholders, The Nation learnt on Friday. The sources concerned revealed that the PSM sold billets to an influential dealer at ...

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  • TKARACHI-The reviewed order, which was demanded by Pakistan Airline Pilots Association (PALPA), was announced on Wednesday by PIA management, The Nation learnt from sources. The PALPA delegation led by General Manager PALPA, Suhail Baloch alongwith Arif Majeed and other executive members of PALPA ...

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  • TKARACHI - The proposal of establishing a 'Central Rehabilitation Centre for drug addicts out of the City, and treatment centres in the metropolis, will be finalised in a meeting that will be held in the coming week, said Naveed Younus, president Drug Free Pakistan Foundation (DFPF). The Central ...

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  • TKARACHI - Corruption and unprofessional approach in the Woman Development Department during the previous governments has remained the major reasons for suffering condition of women in the province. In an interview to The Nation, Tauqeer Fatima Bhutto, provincial minister for woman development ...

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  • TKARACHI - The metropolitan has now started to face acute shortfall of power supply, as loadshedding in the City has hiked up in harmony with the rising mercury level day by day. Moreover, different examination centres for Intermediate board exams witness power outages. Karachi is witnessing long ...

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  • TKARACHI - The forest resources especially that of Sindh are depleting due to the natural, social and official constraints, the reports by forestry department Sindh said.The proposed plan for the management of riverine forests of Sindh revealed that there were many loopholes in the management and ...

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  • TKARACHI - The high prices of furnace oil has resulted into low power generation by the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC). The current price of furnace oil is around Rs24.23 per litre. The cost of per unit power generated by KESC through furnace oil would be in the range of Rs10 which is not ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) is planning to increase the tariff of electricity by Rs1.89 per unit during the current month, informed sources confided to The Nation on Monday. Sources said that as the NEPRA has allowed other companies to raise the tariff, it would also ...

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  • TKARACHI - A unique and comprehensive educational project of the country, Majlis-e-Ilmi (MI School), could not be opened for the children only due to the lethargic attitude of KESC, KWSB and PTCL for the last several years, The Nation learnt on Saturday. The school was established at a mountainous ...

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  • TKARACHI - The protest of the contractual employees in KESC entered second day on Friday further aggravating the situation of loadshedding in the city. They are demanding regularisation of their jobs. The duration of power outages in the metropolis has reached up to 6 to 7 hours a day on rotational ...

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  • TKARACHI - Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) is considering to increasing the water charges in order to pay-off KESCs long-standing arrears, which are over Rs6 billion. This will happen mainly because the KWSB is being pushed by the Karachi Electric Supply Company to take this step a source ...

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  • TKARACHI - The metropolitan is facing acute shortage of power supply. This situation has largely affected the lives of citizens, especially that of students appearing in examination. These days Matric examinations are being held in Karachi and the students are busy in preparing for them and ...

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  • TKARACHI - The metropolis is facing one-hour power outages after every 2 hours as the demand-supply gap deepens with the beginning of summer. The demand of electricity in Karachi has reached up to 2200 MW to 2300 MW while the KESC is facing 300 MW to 400 MW shortage during peak hours. The continuing ...

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