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

Chinese syphon off 1600 kgs of gold: Sana Baloch

Chinese syphon off 1600 kgs of gold: Sana Baloch

on 30/01/2018

1974 Saindak lease restricted to copper only’ The Balochistan High Court is displeased with the Mines and Minerals officials as they are avoiding to furnish details of the new contract for Saindak Copper and Gold 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

85 pc foreign investors forsee growth

85 pc foreign investors forsee growth

on 30/01/2018

The Perception and Investment Survey of OICCI has found that near about three quarters foreign investors foresee continued growth in their businesses and plan to make further investments in Pakistan.

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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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