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FESCO issues shutdown programme FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown programme for Sunday due to necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines.According to the program issued by the company, power supply from Meela feeder emanating from 66-KB Bhabra grid station will remain suspended from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm on Sunday (Jan 31).Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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PEMRA approves imposition of Rs one million fine on SAMAA TV ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (PEMRA) Friday approved Rs one million fine on SAMAA TV "for airing a highly objectionable, indecent and vulgar text message during its crime re-enactment programme 'Wardat' in July last year."The text message was not only in violation of PEMRA Laws and the Code of Conduct implemented by the Supreme Court of Pakistan but was also against our socio-cultural and religious values, said a press release. "The objectionable text message ...

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Lahore Chamber for reviewing agri policies LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Friday called for a thorough review of agriculture policies to tackle food issues in near future due to increasing population. LCCI President Sheikh Muhammad Arshad, Senior Vice President Almas Hyder and Vice President Nasir Saeed said here that if steps were not taken on war footing, food security would be a major problem as billions dollars on imports would have to spend for feeding population.Sheikh Arshad said, ...

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ECC approves installation of RLNG based power projects ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) here on Friday approved installation of RLNG (Regasified Liquified Natural Gas) based power projects in the range of 100-250 MW having cumulative capacity of 1000 MW in the private sector.The meeting of the ECC was held here under chairmanship of Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar.The ECC after detailed deliberations, approved proposal of Ministry of Water and Power for initiative of installation of RLNG based power ...

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PIA employees continue strike for 4th consecutive day ISLAMABAD: Employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Friday continued their strike for the fourth consecutive day, against a bill that sailed through the National Assembly last week, converting the national flag carrier into a public limited company.President PIA Air League Islamabad Muhammad Usman Khan said the protests and sit-in would continue till fulfillment of their demand.Talking to APP, he said the employees kept the administration offices closed and did not disrupt the flight operations.He said ...

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JJVL and PGPL clarification As per news story dated February 26 th , 2016 it is to clarify that in the story related to Iqbal Z. Ahmed , his business concerns Jamshroo Joint Venture Limited ( JJVL ) and Pakistan Gas Port Limited (PGPL) , it has been erroneously mentioned and associated the name of Mr. Jamal Akbar Ansari with Iqbal Z. Ahmed and his business.Mr. Jamal Akbar Ansari had nor have any LPG quota or favours of allocation ...

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Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Shipping activity remained active at the Port Qasim where three ships carrying Containers, G.Cargo and Gas Oil were berthed at Qasim international Containers Terminals, Multi-Purpose Terminal and FOTCO Terminal, respectively. Meanwhile, four more ships carrying Containers, G.Cargo and Edible Oil also arrived at outer anchorage of the port during last 24 hours.Berth occupancy was 85% at the port on Friday where a total nine ships namely MSC Maewa, Pacific Lin, Tommi Ritscher, Jazan, Rising, ...