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Loadshedding ahead?

Ironically, Pakistan does not have energy shortage but the resources to pay the cost of energy produced by independent power producers (IPP) circular debt is rising beyond the reach of the aspirants to pay through available resources. It is estimated that the said debt stood at record Rs922 billion by the end of November 2017. Last month a report was submitted in the parliament which said that the Ministry of Finance has put the amount of circular debt at Rs472.678bn as of November 30, 2017. However it was the only one side of the coin since it did not mention another Rs450bn debt was separately parked with Power Holding Private Lim

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Relax round the year! 25th pakistan hvacr international expo & conference 2018

25th Pakistan HVACR International Expo & Conference 2018 is an international meeting place for professionals, attracting serious buyers from all over Pakistan and countries abroad. The event provides an easy and essential route into the market for exhibitors, enabling professionals from across the industry to develop their business in a professional environment.

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Celebrating 56 years of continuous success ybc

Muhammad Sohail Tabba is a leading businessman in Pakistan with vast experience in the manufacturing, energy, real estate and cement sectors gained during an illustrious career spanning over two decades. His association with the Yunus Brothers Group (YBG), one of the largest export houses of Pakistan, has successfully transformed the group's textile concerns into leading global players. These concerns include such names as Gadoon Textile Mills Limited and Lucky Knits Private Limited, where he serves as Chief Executive, and Yunus Textile Mills Limited and Lucky Textile Mills Limited where he serves as a Director on the Board. Muham

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Dark side of the dark web

In 2015, The Kasur child sexual abuse scandal surfaced national media and brought shame for the concerned law enforcement institutions working in Kasur. According to the national media, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has hunted down three men who are allegedly involved in uploading and selling child pornographic content online. Keeping in view the rise of such online crimes, the agency has proposed the setting up of a fully equipped 'cyber patrol wing' at its headquarters to unearth other such cases in the country. Despite such uproar in national media about child abuse and pornography events in Kasur and other parts of cou

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Health losers

The health picture of Pakistan is grim and grave to every thinking Pakistani. Out of 190 nations, Pakistan stands at 122 as far as health related problems are concerned according to a World Health Organization performance report. A nation comprising 200 million is mired in different kinds of health problems due to different reasons. Due to health problems the country has suffered a lot. The total expenditure on health per capita (intl $, 2014) is 129, which is only 2.6% of GDP (2014). Infant and mothers death at delivery time is the worst in Pakistan as compared to the any other country of the world. Life expectancy which is the low

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The gateway to treasure of science

Gone are the days when Middle East was considered backward and its social environment as anti-science. Under the auspices of UNESCO, the Middle East's first particle accelerator has officially been inaugurated in Allan, Jordan on 16th May 2017. The opening ceremony was attended by King Abdullah II and Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO. The accelerator will open the new doors of cooperation and diplomacy among the countries of the region. SESAME, which stands for Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East, is a particle accelerator-based facility that uses electromagnetic radiation emitted b

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A regional hub and pivot for commerce and investment

The belt will run from, the last habitation before the Iranian border. It requires the visa-free tourism for Chinese nationals to Pakistan. FOR THE FIRST TIME, the plan to build CPEC has been revealed by Pakistani and Chinese concerned people. The Long Term Plan (LTP) was started in November 2013. It was the year when the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of the Government of China asked the China Development Bank (CDB) to constitute a detailed roadmap to guide the engagement with Pakistan that had started in May of that same year. With teams from the NDRC, as well the ministries of Transport, National Energy Admi

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Hybrid system electrification for rural area of tharparkar

n this paper HOMER is used to analyze the hybrid power generation system at Resham-Jo-Tar. The feasibility report shows that the site is most suitable for designing hybrid power generation system. A massive proportion of the world populace lives in far off rural areas which might be geographically remote and in moderation populated. Such areas have very low power demand and are not connected to the grid. In a development country like Pakistan, the maximum of the populace lives in faraway rural areas with no utility grid and this appears to be the primary impediment to normal development. Power is one of the cleanest electricity

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Promoting art & science of hvacr in pakistan

The Pakistan HVACR Society is not only a sole representative body rather it is an institution on HVACR in the country. This Society was established in 1993 for the promotion of art & science of HVACR in Pakistan. The Society is a sole representative body on HVACR and was established some 21 years ago to promote the cause of HVACR profession and industry in Pakistan. It is an affiliate Society to ASHRAE, USA. Right from the inception, Society is making all out efforts for Knowledge Dissemination and Experience Sharing. Mission of HVACR Society The idea conceived some 21 years ago has grown up and after attaining maturity is now q

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Pakistan's energy life line

China had also expressed its desire to work on the remaining portion of the 80km pipeline from Gwadar to connect it with the Iranian border. At a time when world is heading for an energy crisis, alliances for acquisition of energy or its opposition is natural. The Iran–Pakistan gas pipeline, also known as the Peace pipeline, or IP Gas, is also once such project. At present, it aims to deliver natural gas from Iran to Pakistan. Its length is estimated 2,775-kilometre (1,724 mi) Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline is a much delayed project between the two countries. The pipeline has already been completed on the Iranian side while the d

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Celebrating 100 years of dewan

Dewan Muhammad Yousuf Farooqui, is the Chairman of Yousuf Dewan Companies. A commerce graduate from the Government College of Commerce and Economics, Karachi, he has been involved in the family business from an early age. Having acquired the necessary management skills, he took over the responsibilities of a Chief Executive of a large industrial unit in his late 20s. There is a long list of accomplishments under his leadership. Recognition of his achievements reflects his firm commitment to excellence. Under his leadership, Yousuf Dewan Companies stands as one of the largest industrial groups in Pakistan. Mr. Farooqui is a promi

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Target killing of pakistan steel mills

Pakistan Steel Mill was the vision of the first Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Liaqat Ali Khan to achieve the goal of progressive industrialization in the country. On 02 December, 2016 the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar directed Pakistan Steel Mills' (PSM) management to partly settle its domestic liabilities by selling the inventory while also seeking a government-owned bank's support to settle payments to foreign creditors during a meeting held in Islamabad. The meeting was called to settle administrative issues between the Privatisation Commission (PC) and PSM. There was an allegation against the PSM management was that it provided