Power

Cable & conductor industry demands reduction in Regularity Duty

Cable & conductor industry demands reduction in Regularity Duty

on 25/12/2017

The cable and conductor industry in Pakistan is under severe pressure due to government policies that are allowing for exemptions on duties and sales tax on imports of wires & cables which are manufactured in Pakistan.

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Alternate Energy

Russia ready to export gas via Gwadar

Russia ready to export gas via Gwadar

on 04/12/2017

Russia, which controls and manages huge gas reserves in energy-rich Iran, plans to export gas to Pakistan and India by laying an offshore pipeline.

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Construction

Work on Bhasha Dam likely to begin in Aug 2018

Work on Bhasha Dam likely to begin in Aug 2018

on 03/01/2018

Prime Minister has approved a summary relating to PC-1, financial arrangements and proposed plan for launching civil work on Diamer Basha dam, claims Wapda chairman.

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Development

NHA’s CPEC projects exempted from import duties

NHA’s CPEC projects exempted from import duties

on 02/01/2018

Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved a proposal for the grant of exemption from tax/duties for import of construction material for infrastructure projects of National Highway Authority under the CPEC project.

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Engineering Education

Engineers create plants that glow

Engineers create plants that glow

on 04/01/2018

By embedding nanoparticles into the leaves of watercress, engineers have induced the plant to give off dim light for nearly four hours.

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Machinery

Get ready for a New United Car this year

Get ready for a New United Car this year

on 03/01/2018

Leading Chinese bike maker- United Auto Industries is gearing up to launch an 800cc car next year. company intends to keep the new united car `very affordable`.

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Services

170 employees of OGDCL appointed on forged documents

170 employees of OGDCL appointed on forged documents

on 03/01/2018

170 employees of the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) have been found guilty of submitting fake or forged documents during scrutiny.

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Environment

‘A reel on Karachi’

‘A reel on Karachi’

on 25/12/2017

Pakistan cables launches its coffee table book ‘A reel on Karachi’ to mark the completion of project Reel on Hai, a public outreach initiative of Karachi Biennale Trust.

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Irrigation

Pakistan participates in Global Irrigation and Drainage Forum

Pakistan participates in Global Irrigation and Drainage Forum

on 29/12/2017

ICID held its 3rd International Forum and meeting of its International Executive Council in Mexico in mid-October. Pakistan was represented in the forum by Eng. Waseem Nazir,

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