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HDUs equipped with modern apparatus at LGH

The high dependency units have been equipped with modern apparatus, serving through the website and SMS service for maximum public awareness to sensitize against viral diseases including dengue.  This was disclosed by

Hydroelectric generation increases by 3.2b units

LAHORE – The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has generated 3.2 billion additional units of hydroelectricity during the period July 2010 to March 2011 compared with the corresponding period of last year. This increased generation was triggered by greater water availability in reservoirs, in addition to efficient operation and management of hydropower stations, said a press release issued by WAPDA.
This contribution of low-cost hydroelectricity, by WAPDA, to the

Over 400 industrial units closed due to gas outages

FAISALABAD – More than 400 industrial units were closed, rendering thousands of daily wagers jobless due to three-day Sui gas closure in Faisalabad.
A spokesman of the industrialists told journalists on Thursday that the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) had issued a three-day gas load management schedule for the industrial sector of Faisalabad.
He added that under this schedule, gas supply to the industrial units was suspended from the morning of April 6 till

Khan Khwar units start electricity generation

LAHORE – Given the greater availability of water, both of the main units of Khan Khwar Hydropower Station have started generating 68 megawatt (MW) electricity in line with its cumulative installed capacity, delivering over 1.1 million units of electricity to the national electricity grid daily, which is equivalent to a revenue of over Rs 10 million. The third auxiliary unit of four MW will also go into operation soon.
It is pertinent to mention that Khan Khwar Hydropower Station

New industrial policy to revive sick units

ISLAMABAD – The government has drafted a new industrial policy, focusing on the revival of about 1909 sick industrial units across the country, in consultation with all relevant stakeholders.
Official sources told APP that, in the light of the information provided by industries departments of all provincial governments, 1909 industrial units had gone sick due to a variety of reasons. They attributed closure of these industrial units to financial crunch, outstanding liabilities of

Special US prison units filled with Muslims

WASHINGTON – US federal prisons for the past three years have housed special units filled disproportionately with Muslim inmates whose every communication with the outside world is strictly monitored. Known as “Guantanamo North,” the so-called Communication Management Units (CMU) were secretly opened in 2007 in maximum security prisons in Terre Haute, Indiana and Marion, Illinois and currently have 71 prisoners, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) told AFP. The US public radio

OICCI announces BCS results – 70pc business units reject RGST

KARACHI – Almost 70 percent of respondents comprising manufacturers, services and retail sectors do not support the reformed GST. In the business category, 80 percent of retailers and 66 percent of manufacturers and service providers have rejected the proposed reformed GST.
It was indicated in a survey of the third quarter Business Confidence Survey (BCS) conducted by Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI). The BCS is conducted on a quarterly basis to gauge

‘321 industrial units closed down in KP, Balochistan last year’

ISLAMABAD – The parliament was informed on Monday that the deteriorating law and order situation coupled with gas and power shortages had led to the closure of 307 industrial units in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and 14 in Balochistan last year.
Responding to queries during the question hour, Minister for Industries and Production Mir Hazar Khan Bajarani admitted that power and gas shortages and the worsening law and order situation, besides disputes of industries with banks over loan