Energy & Power

Category: Energy & Power

Pakistan Railway Revival Clashes With Shanty Towns

August 17, 2017 |

KARACHI, PAKISTAN After many false starts, plans to resurrect a railway in Pakistan's teeming metropolis of Karachi are moving ahead with the help of Chinese cash. Not everyone is happy.

The Chinese-funded $2 billion project to revive Karachi Circular Railways …

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CHANGE IN PAKISTAN TO COME ONLY THROUGH VOTE: SAAD

August 16, 2017 |

Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique says change in Pakistan will come only through vote.

Talking to newsmen after visiting Azadi Train at Lahore Railways Station on Wednesday, he said the future of Pakistan lies in democracy.

The Minister said Railways …

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U.S. Report Says IS, Non-State Groups Imperil Religious Liberties Around The Globe

August 15, 2017 |

The United States says the extremist group Islamic State (IS) continues to damage religious freedom by targeting members of multiple religions and ethnicities for rape, kidnapping, enslavement, and death.

In the first annual International Religious Freedom Report since President Donald …

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Three Dead In Powerful Blast In Pakistan

August 11, 2017 |

At least three people have been killed in a powerful bomb blast that ripped through a small town in Pakistan's Bajaur tribal region on the border with Afghanistan, authorities say.

At least 25 people were also injured in the August …

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Three Dead In Powerful Blast In Pakistan

August 11, 2017 |

At least three people have been killed in a powerful bomb blast that ripped through a small town in Pakistan's Bajaur tribal region on the border with Afghanistan, authorities say.

At least 25 people were also injured in the August …

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Four Troops Killed During Operation In Northern Pakistan

August 9, 2017 |

Pakistan's military says an army major and three other officers have been killed in a shoot-out with militants in the country's tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

In a statement, the military said one militant blew himself up and another was shot …

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Pakistan President Swears In New Cabinet Of Sharif Loyalists

August 4, 2017 |

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain has administered the oath of office to the country's new cabinet following the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on July 28.

The government that was sworn in on August 4 is headed by Prime Minister …

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GOVERNOR SINDH, CORPS COMMANDER VOW TO TAKE KARACHI OPERATION TO LOGICAL END

August 3, 2017 |

Corps Commander Karachi Lieutenant General Shahid Baig Mirza called on Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair in Karachi on Thursday.

They discussed law and order in the province, ongoing operation in Karachi and other matters of mutual interest.

The Governor and the …

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INDIA: TRAIN SERVICE REMAINED SUSPENDED AS MAOIST ABDUCTED 3 RAILWAY WORKERS IN BIHAR

August 3, 2017 |

In India, heavily-armed Maoist rebels abducted three gatemen of railway level crossings in Bihar.

The incident caused disruption of 25 trains movement for several hours on the Patna-Howrah section.

Meanwhile, Indian security officials claimed that the three abducted railway employees …

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Pakistan to dispatch 19 fighter aircraft to China for joint air force exercise: Defense Attache

August 2, 2017 |

Pakistan will dispatch 19 fighter aircraft to

China to participate in the 6th edition of a joint air force exercise between the two brotherly countries to be held by the end of this year, a senior military official said here …

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Pakistan to dispatch 19 fighter aircraft to China for joint air force exercise: Defense Attache

August 2, 2017 |

Pakistan will dispatch 19 fighter aircraft to

China to participate in the 6th edition of a joint air force exercise between the two brotherly countries to be held by the end of this year, a senior military official said here …

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PML-N making endeavours for continuity of democracy: Khaqan

July 31, 2017 |

PML-N leader and nominated interim Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says the decision of the Supreme Court has been implemented and his party is putting forth every effort for continuity of democratic process in the country.

He was addressing a …

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