Tagged: Pakistan

Pakistan Railways installs 1,000-unit solar power system

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has successfully installed a 1,000-unit solar power system at its headquarters to make all its working areas free of load-shedding. Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique inaugurated the system on Friday,...

Power export to Pakistan on agenda

India is expected to sign an initial deal to export around 500 mega watts (MW) per day of power to Pakistan this month when the trade ministers of the two south Asian neighbours meet...

Pak wants power from India to light up a part of Lahore

Power-starved Pakistan has indicated its willingness to hook up a portion of Lahore with the Indian side, enabling the capital of the Punjab province to draw electricity from the Indian grid. Pakistan’s government made...

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Chronic power outages are tying political parties into knots of promises that are unlikely be met.  When the gas and electricity go off, a textiles factory in Rawalpindi is forced to burn wood to...

Winning the battle but losing the war

While allowing India to build the Kishenganga project, the International Court of Arbitration has de facto ruled that the Baglihar decision was wrong and should not be applied to future projects The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT),...