NEPRA reveals new guidelines to calculate tariffs of power projects, increase by Rs1.25 per unit

NEPRA reveals new guidelines to calculate tariffs of power projects, increase by Rs1.25 per unit

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regularity Authority (NEPRA) has approved to increase power tariff by Rs1.25 per unit. A summary is provided to NEPRA by the Central Power Purchasing Company (CPPA) for increase in power tariff, and they had approved it. The reason behind the approval of increase in power...

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Facebook halts drone Wi-Fi programs for the underprivileged areas of the world

Facebook halts drone Wi-Fi programs for the underprivileged areas of the world

Facebook is ending a program launched in 2014 to build a fleet of drones that could deliver internet to underprivileged areas of the world. The huge social network said it has not restricted the idea of using high-altitude aircraft to connect far-flung areas of the globe but would concentrate its efforts...

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Pakistan’s shame: the open secret of child sex abuse in the workplace

Pakistan’s shame: the open secret of child sex abuse in the workplace

Like millions of Pakistani children, Ahmed had to work to support his family. The sexual abuse he suffered is as commonplace as the government’s failure to act.  A man works at a carpet loom in Nagarparkar, in Pakistan’s Sindh province. Photograph: Nadeem Khawer/EPA Awad was 12 when his employer started...

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Feroze Khan entertains public with sarcastic replies to his haters on social media

Feroze Khan entertains public with sarcastic replies to his haters on social media

The heartthrob of Pakistan, Feroze Khan who is currently seen portraying ‘Mir Hadi’ in the hit show ‘Khaani’ is hijacking hearts of his fans worldwide! The actor’s various acting trysts has secured him many accolades and acclaims not just from his fans but from industry critics and many other Pakistani...

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High-fashion casual trends: Eastern splendor spirals, sarees this time!

High-fashion casual trends: Eastern splendor spirals, sarees this time!

A saree is arguably the classiest outfit to don whether it be to a dinner or a wedding, it just never goes out of style. However, the otherwise traditional saree has in recent times seen designers experimenting with it and replacing the petticoat with pants and shalwars and the blouse...

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Why cheap cables can kill your cell phone when charging

Why cheap cables can kill your cell phone when charging

Charge, it does not charge, it does it slowly or it shuts off very quickly after having it plugged in for a long time. These are some signs that something is wrong. The next time you decide to connect your cell phone to a charger, you may have to ask yourself:...

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IBA hushed up a harassment case, teacher forced to resign after thorough investigations and evidences

IBA hushed up a harassment case, teacher forced to resign after thorough investigations and evidences

KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), one of Pakistan’s leading universities, has apparently hushed up a harassment case involving a foreign faculty member. A source at IBA familiar with the case told media sources that a case was prepared against Dr Tiago Ferreira Lopes, a Portuguese national, by a...

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Everyday products that use the controversial palm oil (and how you can minimize its great environmental impact)

Everyday products that use the controversial palm oil (and how you can minimize its great environmental impact)

Palm oil is used in lipsticks and creams because it needs a very high temperature to melt, unlike, for example, coconut oil. Is your labial threatening one of the species closest to humans? Are the pizza or the cookies or margarine that you bought in the supermarket ending with ancestral...

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Why the less you sleep the shorter your life will be

Why the less you sleep the shorter your life will be

Sleeping well is a very serious matter You’re probably fed up with listening to political leaders and entrepreneurs brag about how little they sleep. But what you probably did not know is that lack of sleep is very harmful to our bodies and cebreros. Matthew Walker, professor of neuroscience and psychology of the University...

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PTI Chief Imran Khan pays a visit to Fariduddin’s shrine in Pakpattan with wife. Bushra Maneka

PTI Chief Imran Khan pays a visit to Fariduddin’s shrine in Pakpattan with wife. Bushra Maneka

PAKPATTAN: Imran Khan, the chief of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), paid a visit Wednesday night to Dargah-e-Baba Fariduddin Ganjshakar here in the city and offered prayers as well, media sources reported. Accompanied by his wife, Bushra Maneka, Khan also respectfully performed the mandatory ritual act of placing a cloth on the shrine...

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