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Saturday, 28 February 2015
2. Corporates flush with cash
(Highlights/Business News)
...  April, IGI Insurance paid Rs732m for the acquisition of American Life Insurance Company. Even K-Electric plans to invest $350m to improve its transmission and distribution netwo ...
Friday, 10 October 2014
ISLAMABAD: In an apparent snub to the government, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has rejected requests by power distribution companies to recover more than Rs35 billion ...
Monday, 16 June 2014
... m by the end of 2014, enough to provide electricity to about 16 million people. Under Secretary Novelli and Finance Minister Dar also highlighted the significance of USAID's Pakistan Private Investme ...
Saturday, 12 April 2014
5. LSM grows 2.5pc
(Highlights/Business News)
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
6. 3,000MW to be imported from Iran
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will get 3,000MW electricity from Iran through a Dubai-based international company. The Al-Aqili Group, which has offered to supply 3,000MW to Pakistan from Iran under a long-term ...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
7. UAE firm signs $2.5bn multi-project MoU
(Highlights/Business News)
... coal-based power projects at Gadani, a jetty for coal import and a transmission line to add 1,320 megawatts of electricity to national grid at an investment of $2.5 billion. The MoU signing ceremony ...
Thursday, 06 March 2014
8. GE urged to invest in Pakistan
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif has asked the General Electric (GE) of the United States to invest in the revival package of Pakistan Railways which has been approved by the government. ...
Wednesday, 19 February 2014
9. Accord today for $900m ADB assistance
(Highlights/Business News)
... 1200MW of electricity, is expected to be completed by the end of 2018, and its outcome will be a more efficient energy mix through diversification from expensive furnace oil to less expensive coal. ...
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
10. ECC takes politically tough decisions
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: An unannounced decision of the economic coordination committee (ECC) of the federal cabinet to end all subsidies for electricity consumers has paved the way for a successful end to the ...
Monday, 10 February 2014
11. Pakistan economy improving: IMF
(Highlights/Business News)
... Pakistan had to commit to changes in the economy designed to increase growth and improve financial stability. The measures aim to bring down the deficit, reduce pervasive electricity shortages and ...
Monday, 10 February 2014
LAHORE: The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) has awarded a contract for civil works for the 128MW Keyal Khwar hydro-electric power project to a firm suspended by the World Bank. The ...
Thursday, 06 February 2014
13. Specialising in hydropower technology
(Highlights/Business News)
... completed) on a self-financing basis. The proposed institute will be a dedicated institution for advanced training of mechanical, electrical and electronics engineers at the middle- and senior-level ...
Monday, 27 January 2014
14. State Bank leaves policy rate unchanged
(Highlights/Business News)
... ntial credit uptake by sectors, such as textiles, electricity, gas, and water and commerce and trade has been observed. In reply to a question, he said the State Bank has been working with the ...
Monday, 20 January 2014
...  Malik Shakir Awan, recommended to the government to save growers from losses due to high rates of fertilisers, electricity and diesel, and to give subsidy to them as being given in neighbouring cou ...
Thursday, 16 January 2014
16. Production cost of cement may go up.
(Highlights/Business News)
... by Rs10-12 per cement bag by the companies having gas-fed captive power plants (mainly D G Khan, Lucky, Maple Leaf etc). The plants which mainly consume electricity from national grid (Kohat, Larfage, ...
Thursday, 09 January 2014
...  (PIA). A meeting of the board of directors of the commission was held in the federal capital today to discuss the sale of the Heavy Electrical Complex (HEC), the National Power Construction Compan ...
Thursday, 09 January 2014
18. Niche market for biomass power
(Highlights/Business News)
... agriculture and power sectors. A noble cause indeed! Given the depth of national power crisis, the planners, no doubt, would have to look for every niche to produce electricity and given the apparent ...
Monday, 06 January 2014
19. Govt back to square one
(Highlights/Business News)
...  government had paid when it took over to clear the lingering circular debt. According to the latest figures compiled by Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco), these receivables stood at Rs499.63 ...
Monday, 06 January 2014
20. Poor planning leads to hike in fuel prices
(Highlights/Business News)
ISLAMABAD: The six months of PML-N rule has led to hike in electricity tariff and increase in prices of oil and gas, for which analysts blame poor policies and weak financial management. They ...
Monday, 06 January 2014
21. Large-scale sector expands 5.7pc
(Highlights/Business News)
Saturday, 28 December 2013
22. ECC diverts gas to textile units
(Highlights/Business News)
Wednesday, 18 December 2013
23. Gas tariff hike next month on IMF demand
(Highlights/Business News)
... feet per day, the demand had increased to eight billion cfd, Mr Abbasi said. It had been established, he said, that full gas supply to power plants could reduce electricity loadshedding by half for ...
Friday, 13 December 2013
ISLAMABAD, Dec 3: About 1.3 billion people in the world are living without electricity; two-thirds of them being in 10 countries and four of them, including Pakistan, in the Asia Pacific region, ...
Wednesday, 04 December 2013
25. Power outages a misfortune for farmers
(Highlights/Business News)
While electricity shortage in urban areas is always under spotlight, the rural sector is the worst hit, and far more neglected despite the fact that irrigation is substantially dependent on power ...
Monday, 25 November 2013
26.
(Highlights/Business News)
... ajor industries like textile, food, petroleum, cement, fertiliser, chemicals and electronics has led to capacity expansion here and there in the recent past. Improved electricity supply ...
Monday, 25 November 2013
... for the consumers categories of commercial, ice factories, industrial, CNG stations, CPPs, cement factories, Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM), Karcahi Electric Supply Company (KESC) and IPPs. Interestingly, ...
Thursday, 31 October 2013
28. Big rise in fish exports
(Highlights/Business News)
... ted supply of electricity and develop Ibrahim Hyderi fish harbour on modern lines to boost seafood exports. They say TDAP can undertake these and similar projects out of the export development  ...
Monday, 28 October 2013
Monday, 28 October 2013
30. Qaim seeks Chinese investment
(Highlights/Business News)
... g Ptv Ltd of Singapore (NBT) and Harbin Electric International to build the largest wind farm in Pakistan using 156 units of 1.6 MW wind turbines made in China. NBT is developing 650 MW of wind far ...
Saturday, 26 October 2013

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