NTDC lays out 10-year ambitious investment plans

ISLAMABAD: The National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) has prepared 10-year plans with a massive investment for upgrading the power generation and distribution system. The NTDC has submitted the Integrated Generation Capacity Expansion Plan (IGCEP) and Transmission System Expansion Plan (TSEP) to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra). Nepra has sought suggestions from the […]

NCHR given A-Status Accreditation by UN body

ISLAMABAD: The National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) of Pakistan has been accredited as an A-status National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) by UN-linked body, the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), the largest network of national human rights institutions in the world. GANHRI conducts reviews of national NHRIs to determine if they operate […]

Eminent batter Virat Kohli makes IPL history

India’s renowned batter Virat Kohli . — Reuters/File  Adding yet another feather to his cap, Royal Challengers Bengaluru batter Virat Kohli became the first player to score 3,000 IPL runs at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium during a match against Chennai Super Kings in Bangalore on Saturday. Kohli achieved the feat when he reached 13 runs […]

Dar’s appointment as deputy PM challenged

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MNA Sher Afzal Khan Marwat has challenged the appointment of Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar as the deputy prime minister in the Islamabad High Court. In a petition, Marwat prayed the court to set aside the notification appointing Dar as the deputy PM by declaring it as without lawful authority. The petitioner made […]

Shaheed Benazirabad sizzles at 49°C

LAHORE: Shaheed Benazirabad on Saturday recorded the highest temperature at 49°C amid a heat wave that has seared swaths of the country, as the weather forecaster said such highs are now a fact of life. The highest temperature on Saturday was 49°C in Shaheed Benazirabad, while Lahore recorded a high of 43.6°C and a low […]

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