Chinese firm to resume work on Dasu hydropower dam

ISLAMABAD: Chinese firm China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) has announced to resume work on the Dasu Hydropower project on Monday (today) that was halted several months ago due to security concerns. The Chinese company has expressed satisfaction over the security

WAPDA awards Tarbela hydropower project to Chinese firm

ISLAMABAD The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has awarded a contract worth $354.6 million for civil works of the 1530 MW-Tarbela 5th extension hydropower project to Power Construction Corporation of China Limited (PCCCL) through an international competitive bidding. The

Private firms allowed to import COVID vaccines, exempt from price caps

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will allow private companies to import coronavirus vaccines and has agreed to exempt such imports from price caps even as the nation scrambles to secure supplies. According to documents reviewed by Reuters news agency, the National Health Services,

DMC East fails to recover dues from blacklisted firm

KARACHI: District Municipal Corporation (DMC) East has been providing relief to a blacklisted company that was issued a contract for outdoor advertising last year. Although the contract has expired, the defaulter company Ms. F.G. Enterprises still owes Rs20 million to

Pakistan stands firm with Kashmiri brethren: COAS Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said in his message on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day that the entire Pakistani nation is standing firm with Kashmiri brethren. COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa in

Pakistani nation stands firm with people of Kashmir: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday in a message on the event of the Kashmir Solidarity Day, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the whole Pakistani nation stands united with the people of Kashmir and rejects Indian occupation in the valley. The

WhatsApp sues Israeli firm NSO over cyberespionage

SAN FRANCISCO: WhatsApp on Tuesday sued Israeli technology firm NSO Group, accusing it of using the Facebook-owned messaging service to conduct cyberespionage on journalists, human rights activists and others. The suit filed in a California federal court contended that NSO