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Pakistan power shortfall reaches 6,000 MW


May 27th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan's electricity shortfall has reached 6,000 MW, leading to an increase in unannounced loadshedding, the state-run power company has said.According to Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO), ... Read more...

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Pakistan reels under power crisis


May 25th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan is plagued by a massive power crisis, with a shortfall of 7,500 MW, a media report said Friday.Several cities in Punjab province have been ... Read more...

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Turkish RPP is Pak’s most expensive power generation pact


November 21st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 21 (ANI): The Rental Power Plant agreement that Pakistan has signed with Turkey is the most expensive in the country's history.According to PEPCO sources, the government would have to raise ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan racing to become No.1 corrupt country’


October 24th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 24 (ANI): Corruption in Pakistan has attained new heights in 2010, as the country, under the administration of Zardari-Gilani duo, is said to have surpassed several other badly corrupt nations ... Read more...

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Pepco Power Outage Annoys DC Residents


July 27th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The residents of Washington DC and those living in the Maryland region are grumbling for the prolonged power cut that has plagued the area. The quick ... Read more...

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PCB, other sports authorities urged not to organise night matches to conserve electricity


April 30th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.30 (ANI): In wake of the severe power crisis in the country, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and other sports authorities have been urged not to organise matches under artificial lights.Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan faces 4,500 MW power shortfall


March 20th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) Pakistan faces a staggering 4,500 MW power shortfall, leading to outages of up to 16 hours in rural areas. On Friday, the Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) said that ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s power shortfall at 4,000 MW


January 11th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan's power shortfall has reached 4,000 MW with outages ranging up to 17 hours in rural areas and up to 12 hours in urban areas. The current demand for ... Read more...

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Musharraf clears outstanding electricity bills


August 28th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 28 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has cleared all the outstanding electricity dues of his Chak Shahzad farm house.Pakistan National Assembly Standing Committee on Water and Power was ... Read more...

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Electricity disconnected at Musharraf’s farmhouse as he fails to clear dues


July 19th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 19 (ANI): The Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) has disconnected the power supply to former President Pervez Musharraf's Chak Shahzad farm house, after he failed to pay outstanding bills.PEPCO's ... Read more...

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Pakistan to advance clocks by an hour April 1 to save power


March 21st, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) Pakistan is to advance clocks by an hour and increase holidays in industrial estates to cope with a crippling power shortage caused by the drying up of reservoirs ... Read more...

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15-18 hour power outages in small Pakistani towns


December 29th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Small Pakistani towns are undergoing outages of 15-18 hours to enable electricity supplies to larger cities, with the power utility saying the de-silting of canals has resulted in ... Read more...

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Pakistan turns to energy saving bulbs to tackle crisis


April 15th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, April 15 (DPA) Energy-starved Pakistan plans to distribute 10 million low-consumption light bulbs to reduce the load on national grids, a news report said Tuesday. Pakistan is currently producing around two-thirds ... Read more...

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Pakistan to be water deficient country by 2012


December 10th, 2007 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 10 (ANI): Pakistan will be a water deficient country by 2012 if the water storage capacity is not increased. At present, the storage capacity is only 13 per cent of ... Read more...

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