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Right step towards cheap energy

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Following the drastic energy shortfall in Pakistan, the nuclear power generation has emerged as the only safe, cheap and viable option to meet the energy problems. But to go forward with this approach, there is a dire need to create awareness among general masses and allay their fears about safety of nuclear plants. Their apprehensions about these plants do hold some ground in the wake of a couple of nuclear disasters like Three Mile Island (US 1979) accident and Chernobyl disaster (Ukraine,…Read More

Need to promote cheap IT services

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article image Saleem Rafik is COO at NTL (NADRA Technologies Limited). He is responsible for the operations of commercial and large scale initiatives. His services include e-Sahulat platform of over 5000 franchised locations for public services and utility billing services. In addition to Verisys (CNIC verification services) for the public, specialties: Board Membership and Representations, Architect Financial Transaction Business, Strategy and Business Development, Technology and Service Industry…Read More

Cellcos deprive subscribers of cheap packages on Eid

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The mobile phone service providers during Eid days discontinued several of their packages or bundle that probably announced hundreds of times in a day through different medium of instructions and thus grabbed the public money through illegitimate way. Subscribers of the telecom sector have strongly condemned these service providers for this blow to their trust on these cell companies who use huge amounts to publicize their packages through massive campaigns through…Read More

Experts stress cheap coal based power production

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Energy experts have urged the government not to go for upfront high tariff power production from solar and wind and focus on coal, hydro and nuclear sources of energy since the country’s energy mix is already tilted towards high cost power generation. "We are already producing over 35 percent of our power through high cost furnace oil," said power sector expert Mohsin Syed while talking to media. He said that the government needs to make up the power…Read More

Varsity students produce cheap power

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Female students of the Federal Urdu University’s Chemistry Department have discovered an easy and cheap way to generate electricity, which, if further experiments yield positive results, could have a significant contribution in power generation.These students, studying at the BS Final, used domestic items and sea water to complete "Homemade Battery" project to win first position in university level departmental competition.Sea water has salts and considered to be…Read More

Punjab govt sets up firm for healthy, cheap meat

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STAFF REPORT LHR:  The Punjab government has established Punjab Agricultural and Meat Company (Pamco) in the province in order to ensure provision of quality and hygienic meat to the citizens at affordable rates.Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said Punjab Agricultural and Meat Company (Pamco) has been established to ensure provision of quality and hygienic meat to the citizens at affordable rates. He stressed the need for "Early operationalisation of the institution has…Read More

Pakistan can have cheap power through coal

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Nuclear scientist and Member Science and Technology, Planning Commission, Dr Samar Mubarakmand, has said that through underground gasification technology, electricity can be generated at Rs3 to 4 per unit while diesel can be produced at $40 per barrel.While speaking at an oil and gas exhibition and conference POGEE-2012 at Karachi Expo Centre last week, he said that underground gasification (UGC) technology is the cheapest solution to produce electricity, natural gas and diesel…Read More