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Election day is load shedding-free

WAPDA officials have received directives from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to guarantee a seamless and continuous power supply throughout the nation on election day, February 8, throughout the voting process. ECP notified the WAPDA authorities in writing about this. Sources claim that the orders issued out of concern that the nation’s ongoing power […]Read More

Hammad Azhar blames the government for load shedding

ISLAMABAD: PTI leader and Former Energy Minister Hammad Azhar has said that the reason for load shedding across the country is the incompetence of the PDM coalition government. According to the details, the usual load shedding continues during summer in various cities across the country including Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi. The electricity shortfall reached 6,850 […]Read More

Load shedding to be cut to 3.5 hours from today:

ISLAMABAD: Load shedding issue, PMLN leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the government was “sorry” for the ongoing electricity load shedding in the country and vowed to fix the issue in the coming days. In a press conference flanked by federal ministers — State Minister for Petroleum Musadik Malik, Minister for Power Khurram Dastgir Khan and […]Read More

Power outages to reduce in next 10 days: Khurram

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Power Engineer Khurram Dastgir on Friday expressed the confidence that there would be visible reduction in power load shedding during the next 10 days after increased fuel supply and plants’ maintenance. Also Read: Pakistanis braving worst load-shedding during Ramzan Addressing a maiden presser along with Minister for State Hashim Notezai here. The […]Read More

Pakistanis braving worst load-shedding during Ramzan

The country has been facing the worst load-shedding of the history during the Holy month of Ramzan, Shab-e-Qadr prayers continued with unabated power outages. As per details, unannounced load-shedding in different parts of the country left the people angered. Also Read: Citizens suffer long power cuts as fuel stocks shrink The outages have increased up […]Read More

Severe load shedding: People spending, sleepless nights

LAHORE: Severe Load shedding problem in Pakistan, The people across the country are spending restless days and sleepless nights due to prolonged power outages amid scorching heatwave. The power outages that have gripped the whole country for the past couple of weeks have increased manifold, causing immense distress to the people. Also Read: Load shedding […]Read More

PM Shahbaz directs to end load shedding from May

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday directed to end load shedding in the country from May 1. PM Shahbaz Sharif issued the directives while chairing a high-level emergency meeting to overcome the prevailing electricity crisis in the country. Also Read: PM Shehbaz Sharif Orders to Control Electricity Outages He said the people cannot […]Read More

Electricity crisis worsens as shortfall hits 7,468MW

LAHORE: With an increase in temperatures, the electricity crisis has worsened in the country, with the power shortfall reaching 7,468MW on Monday, and resulting in up to 10-18 hours of load shedding in the country. Also Read: Power outages of up to 12 hours hit country Shutdown of power plants is being blame for the […]Read More

Power outages of up to 12 hours hit country

ISLAMABAD: Following the non-availability of required fuel for power generation and non-maintenance of some important power plants, the power outages that severely hit the masses across the country during the holy month of Ramazan have further increased up to 10-12 hours, making the lives of people miserable even at the time of Iftari and Sheri. […]Read More

Electricity workers: Govt to stop privatization of DISCOs

LAHORE: Electricity workers observed Demand Day on Wednesday under the aegis of All Pakistan Wapda Hydro Electric Workers Union CBA. They demanded the government accept their demands for the welfare of the electricity workers. They called for the prevention of the proposed privatization of electricity distribution companies and thermal power stations. Hundreds of workers held […]Read More