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Circular debt to be eliminated till 2020: power minister

05 May, 2019 4:51 pm 4:51 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Power, Petroleum and Natural Resources Omar Ayub Khan said on Friday that the circular debt would be eliminated till 2020. Addressing a press conference, the minister lamented the incumbent government inherited a Rs650 billion circular debt from the previous government. He said the government has been taking measures to … Read More

Unannounced load shedding irks citizens

04 April, 2019 1:23 pm 1:23 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – As the shortfall reached 5,000MW, the unannounced power outages in the country at the start of summer season have irked the citizens. The demands for electricity continue to increase across the country while the unannounced power outages in the country have increased as the shortfall reached 5,000MW. Rural areas are suffering … Read More

Load-shedding continues in Punjab as Guddu thermal plant trips

01 January, 2019 11:13 am 11:13 am

KASHMORE (92 News) – Various districts in Sindh, Balochistan and Punjab faced power outages on Thursday as three units of Guddu Thermal Power Plant tripped owing to dense fog. According to the reports, three units of Guddu Thermal Power Plant tripped leading to an immediate shortfall of 747MW of electricity. The disruption in power supply … Read More

ECC approves gas load management plan

11 November, 2018 3:55 pm 3:55 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee has approved a gas load management plan. Finance Minister Asad Umar presided over the meeting on Tuesday. The meeting also approved Islamic financing facility for the power sector. It also decided to observe minimum gas loadshedding during the winter. The forum also approved the issuance of the … Read More

Lahore observes load-shedding on fourth consecutive day

08 August, 2018 11:48 am 11:48 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Lahore observed a major power breakdown on the fourth consecutive day as the increase in demand of electricity in the country, the power shortfall has reached 3000 megawatt. A prolonged breakdown was observed in numerous areas including Iqbal Town, Islampura, Rehmanpura, Muslim Town, Ichra, Wahdat Road and many other areas of … Read More

Left everything in stable, only responsible for our actions: Nawaz

06 June, 2018 12:29 pm 12:29 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that they had left everything in a stable state and were responsible only for their own actions. Talking to the journalists outside the National Accountability (NAB) court, Nawaz maintained that Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Shehbaz Sharif had inaugurated several projects in the last … Read More

Mercury to cross 40°C again as Karachi heatwave continues

05 May, 2018 11:39 am 11:39 am

KARACHI (92 News) – The Karachi heatwave will continue on Wednesday as temperature recorded 37°C and mercury likely to cross 40°C again. Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) warned the citizens that the mercury is likely to touch 43 degree Celsius on Wednesday. PMD said that very hot weather and heatweave will be continued in Karachi until … Read More

No loadshedding to take place on Christmas: PM Nawaz

12 December, 2016 3:11 pm 3:11 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has directed the Ministry of Water and Power to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply across the country during the Christmas festivities. The Ministry has been instructed to observe zero loadshedding till tomorrow. Strict security arrangements have also been made for the occasion. Section 144 has been imposed … Read More

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif directs to reduce loadshedding by half

11 November, 2016 8:38 pm 8:38 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to reduce the loadshedding by half – three hours in urban and four hours in rural areas. He has tasked the Water & Power Secretary to seamlessly and effectively implement the decision first on trial basis.

India committing heinous violations of human rights in IOK, says PM Nawaz S...

09 September, 2016 8:03 pm 8:03 pm

NEW YORK (92 News) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that India committing heinous violations of human rights in the Occupied Kashmir. Talking to Pakistani journalists in New York on Thursday, he said that the situation in Occupied Kashmir was very serious. “Indian forces have martyred 107 Kashmiris during the recent wave of … Read More