Pakistan used 9,000MW of power just for ACs during summer 2022: Energy secretary

This undated file photo shows several outdoor of air conditioning systems in downtown Karachi. (Photo courtesy: Social media)
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Updated 09 December 2022

Pakistan used 9,000MW of power just for ACs during summer 2022: Energy secretary

December 8: SAMAA TV has reported with climate change causing heat to constantly rise to new highs during summer and rising urban density contributing to greater use of cooling appliances such as air-conditioners, fans, and refrigerators and chillers, Pakistan ends up consuming an extra 8,000 - 9,000 megawatts of power in peak summer. Read more I 


Ponting hails double ICC Awards winner Babar Azam

Updated 27 January 2023

Ponting hails double ICC Awards winner Babar Azam

January 27: ICC cricket reported, Babar took out both the major men’s cricket award, the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, as well as the Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year in the 2022 ICC Awards, beating competitive fields in both categories. Read More I 


146 containers from Pakistan Ordnance Factories head to Ukraine via its neighbours

Updated 27 January 2023

146 containers from Pakistan Ordnance Factories head to Ukraine via its neighbours

January 27: Economic Times reported, Pakistan has stepped up military supplies to Ukraine from the Karachi Port, coinciding with fresh Western defence supplies to Kyiv to thwart advances by the Russian military in Ukraine in recent weeks, according to people familiar with the matter. Read More I 


No backchannel diplomacy between Pakistan and India: Khar

Updated 27 January 2023

No backchannel diplomacy between Pakistan and India: Khar

January 26: Dawn reported, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar said on Thursday that ever since the incumbent government came to power, there has been no backchannel diplomacy going on between Pakistan and India “untold to the rest of the world”. Read More I 


Elahi blasts Imran’s aides, believes Fawad should've been arrested earlier

Updated 27 January 2023

Elahi blasts Imran’s aides, believes Fawad should've been arrested earlier

January 26: Geo News reported, digging at former prime minister Imran Khan’s close aides, Pakistan Muslim League–Quaid (PML-Q) senior leader and ex-Punjab chief minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi — without naming Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senior Vice-President Fawad Chaudhry — said it would have been more “favourable” had he been arrested earlier. Read More I 


IMF MISSION TO VISIT PAKISTAN BY END OF JANUARY

Updated 27 January 2023

IMF MISSION TO VISIT PAKISTAN BY END OF JANUARY

January 26: ARY News reported, A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will arrive in Pakistan on January 31 to hash out the details of the ninth review of Pakistan’s $7bn Extended Fund Facility (EFF), ARY News reported on Thursday. Read More I