Power

UPS vs. Generator | Pros and Cons Described

March 21, 2022

When you’re living in Pakistan, power outages seem like an everyday hassle. To tackle this problem, the government has initiated numerous power projects in Pakistan, however, they are still under construction. The shortfall of electricity affects people at every level, from corporate offices to big factories to schools and even houses. To[...]

Is it Risky to Live Near Power Lines? | Health & Safety Hazards Explained

March 20, 2022

In the era of technological development, electricity has become an essential part of modern life. This is why we see networks of power lines everywhere, be it the steel poles supplying power to local areas, or big towers delivering high voltage current to industries, etc. However, living near high voltage[...]
dams in pakistan

List of Famous Dams in Pakistan

March 3, 2022

Pakistan is a country that is blessed with scenic views, majestic deserts and an abundance of natural resources. Pakistan is an agricultural country, depending heavily on water resources for irrigation. Interestingly, Pakistan has around 150 dams spread across all the provinces. These dams are not only a source of electricity[...]

Overview of Solid Waste Management in Pakistan 

May 12, 2021

Pakistan, like many other nations, is facing an environmental challenge. The burgeoning population and the absence of effective environmental policy are leading to increasing levels of pollution. The issue of sustainable development has been largely left unaddressed in political discourse. This lack of attention given to sustainable development in policy-making[...]

How Robotics is Disrupting Construction Industry?

April 30, 2021

Automation has almost taken over every industry, the phenomenon is changing the landscape of every economic sector and becoming a harbinger of efficiency. Owing to the advancement in technology, automation is seeping at a rapid pace thus changing the mode of operations of every industry. Against this backdrop, the construction[...]

Pakistan’s Growth Potential: An Overview

April 19, 2021

Despite a challenging start and complex political history, Pakistan’s economy grew fast in its earlier years and was also considered an example of successful development. But now Pakistan seems to struggle even to keep pace with the growth and transformation of its peers. Pakistan now aims to identify the main[...]

Govt releases Rs50mn for renovation of railway stations

September 21, 2020

ISLAMABAD: A sum of Rs50 million has been approved by the government under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2020-21 to upgrade the railway stations across the country. Along with modernizing the railway stations, the authorities will ensure the provision of all facilities to accommodate the passengers under the initiative.[...]

CDWP approves seven development projects worth Rs57.78bn

September 18, 2020

ISLAMABAD: In a meeting presided by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, the Central Development Working Party (CDWP) approved seven development projects worth Rs57.78 billion. Out of the total, two projects with a culminate cost of Rs33.43bn were referred to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC).[...]

Pakistan’s economy records current account surplus of $424mn

August 25, 2020

KARACHI: Pakistan's economy has recorded a current account surplus of $424 million in July – the first month of the current fiscal year 2021. This was the fourth monthly surplus recorded, since October 2019, due to an increase in the government's foreign income remained higher than the expenditures, record-high workers'[...]

Ravi Riverfront Urban Development project launched to transform Lahore

August 12, 2020

LAHORE: The Ravi River Front Urban Development (RRFUD) Project launched to transform Lahore under Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision of Naya Pakistan, is set to include state-of-the-art facilities to compete with modern cities around the world. The urban development project, aimed at improving the living condition and boosting the economy[...]