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No loadshedding during Eid holidays KARACHI: K-Electric continues its tradition of exempting Eid holidays from any loadshedding and will ensure uninterrupted power supply on Eid-ul-Azha,A statement issued by K-Electric here on Tuesday said there will be no loadshedding from October 5 to 8, in the city and its surrounding areas.There might be an occurrence of fault which should not be mistaken as loadshedding , the statement further said.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Three-day public holiday announced for Eid-ul-Azha ISLAMABAD: The Federal Government on Tuesday announced a three-day public holiday on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.According to a notification issued by Ministry of Interior here, October 6, 7 and 8 (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) will be observed as public holidays on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
'Story of the Pakistan Navy' formally launched ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy formally launched the second volume of Book "Story of the Pakistan Navy" aimed at providing an insight of growth and progression of Pakistan Navy to the future generations here.Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Asif Sandila graced the launching ceremony yesterday as chief guest.This latest volume of Book covers the decade long period from 1972-1983, narrating the revitalizing phase of Pakistan Navy and focuses on the significant events and developments made ...
50MW wind power plant to be built near Gharo KARACHI: The Sindh province has gained another Chinese investment of US$ 130 million for the establishment of 50MW Wind Power Project near Gharo city.This project will be executed by two private companies - Hydro China and Dawood Power (Private) Limited - under joint venture, said a handout issued here on Monday.The project would be financed by the Chinese state-owned bank, whereas the Sindh government has allotted 1720 acres of land to the company after it ...
Bilawal to resume BB's journey from Karsaz on October 18 KARACHI: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman, PPP will resume the same Shaheed Benazir Bhutto (BB)'s journey from Karsaz on October 18 to complete it said PPP leaders.Former prime ministers Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani and Raja Pervez Ashraf along with other PPP leaders on Monday addressing a press briefing after Senior party leaders meeting at PPP Media Cell said that Bilawal Bhutto would address a gathering on the same day at Mazar-e-Quaid. Gilani said that they along ...
Three more confirmed with dengue virus SWAT: Number of dengue patients has been increased to 209 after detection of the virus in three more patients including a woman and girl, said spokesman of Health Department, Dr. Haider here on Monday. He said that all the infected patients are under treatment in Saidu Sharif Hospital adding not a single mortality has been reported by the dengue virus so far. He informed that eight patients of the disease have been discharged from the ...
Anti Polio drive begins in Bajaur agency BAJAUR: The three day anti-polio drive launched in Bajaur agency on Monday amid tight security to ensure safety of health workers. A senior official of the local health department told APP here that 694 teams are taking part in the drive to vaccinate 226,310 children under five years of age across the agency. About 1,600 health workers including volunteers, teachers, officials and supporting staff are participating in the drive. The official said that two personnel ...


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