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PIAF for fixing power sector as circular debt crosses Rs4tr mainly due to DISCOs inefficiencies

ISLAMABAD, APR 29 /DNA/ – The Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) has stressed the need for overhauling the power sector through some drastic measures as the total cost of inefficiencies in the power sector is estimated at a whopping Rs9.6 trillion during the last one and a half decade. PIAF Chairman Faheem ur Rehman Saigol stated that the circular debt stock has crossed Rs4 trillion after Rs400 billion were added to it during the current fiscal year. He said that in present scenario the energy efficiency and conservationRead More

Pearl-Continental launches Cecil Hotel in Murree

ISLAMABAD, APR 29 /DNA/ – On the 27th of April, the grand launch of Cecil Hotel by Pearl-Continental took place in Murree, a beautiful hill station in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The event was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Murtaza Hashwani, CEO of PSL and Deputy Chairman, Hashoo Group, ambassadors, members of the diplomatic community and local dignitaries. The highlight of the event was the presence of His Excellency, Mr. Andrew Dalgleish, Acting British High Commissioner, who praised the efforts of Hashoo in restoring this historic property to itsRead More

‘Enough is enough’: Imran Khan strongly condemns illegal raid on Elahi’s home

LAHORE, APR 29 /DNA/ – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan strongly condemned the illegal raid on PTI President Pervez Elahi’s home and added that ‘Enough is enough’, as the Constitution, Supreme Court’s verdicts, and fundamental rights of the people are being disrespected, and the law of the jungle is being imposed in the country. In a statement, PTI Chairman said that he strongly condemned the illegal raid on Pervez Elahi’s home with no respect to the women and family members present there. Imran Khan said that the Constitution, SupremeRead More

Airstrikes, artillery continue as Sudan fighting enters third week

The sounds of air strikes, anti-aircraft weaponry and artillery could be heard in Khartoum early on Saturday and dark smoke rose over parts of the city, as fighting in Sudan entered a third week. Fighting between the army and a rival paramilitary force continued despite the announcement of a 72-hour ceasefire extension on Friday, when strikes by air, tanks and artillery rocked Khartoum and the adjacent cities of Bahri and Ombdurman. Hundreds have been killed and tens of thousands have fled for their lives in a power struggle between theRead More

Daryl Mitchell’s hundred propels New Zealand to 336 against Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: Daryl Mitchell hit a second successive century while Tom Latham missed a ton by two runs as New Zealand piled up 336-5 in the second one-day international against Pakistan in Rawalpindi on Saturday. The stylish one-drop batter improved on his 113 in the first ODI on Thursday with 129 for 119 balls, and was ably supported by Latham (98) and Chad Bowes (51) after New Zealand were sent into bat by Pakistan. Mitchell smashed three sixes and eight boundaries and consolidated the innings through a third-wicket stand of 183Read More

Funeral prayers of martyred soldiers offered

Rawalpindi, APR 29 /DNA/ – Funeral prayers of Naib Subedar Taj Mir (age 40, resident of District Nowshera), Havaldar Zakir Ahmed (age 38, resident of District Abbottabad) and Sepoy Abid Hussain (age 29, resident of District D.I. Khan) who embraced shahadat while fighting gallantly with terrorists in District Lakki Marwat on the night of 27/28 April 2023, were offered at their respective home towns. The Shaheeds were laid to rest with full military honours. A large number of serving/ retired military & civil officials, relatives and people from all walksRead More