China Warns NATO Not To Interfere In Asia

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China increasingly sees the war in Ukraine — and the roles of the United States and its NATO allies in backing Kyiv against Moscow — as a reflection of future tensions to come between the military bloc and Beijing in the Indo-Pacific. Ever since Russian tanks first crossed into Ukraine on February 24, Beijing has walked an awkward line between…

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America’s Electric Grid Has A $2 Trillion Problem

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Getting America to reach the goals of zero-carbon electricity generation by 2035 and net-zero economy by 2050 with a surge in electric vehicle transportation and renewable power installations will require massive investments in outdated power transmission lines and building thousands of miles of new lines. The undertaking is huge, and it’s so huge not only because the price tag for…

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CPEC Helping Pakistan Achieve SDG-2030 Agenda

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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been contributing to the United Nations sustainable development goals (SDGs) 2030 Agenda in Pakistan. Although it is expected that CPEC will empower Pakistan to move forward economically, it also has a high potential to achieve a number of SDGs. Three out of 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Agenda 2030 are highly…

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KE has Taken Measures for Uninterrupted Power Supply

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K-Electric on Sunday said in a press statement that it has taken various measures as part of its efforts to offer maximum convenience to its consumers and ensure uninterrupted power supply to the city. According to the statement, these measures include setting up facilitations camps, conducting anti-power theft drives and disconnecting defaulters’ power supply in various parts of the city.…

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Water Worries

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The current water crisis, which has assumed proportions of an existential crisis, did not hit the country out of blue. It built up slowly and steadily over the last four decades, without any check, as a result of policy failure or its simple absence. It happened despite the country receiving ample warnings by international institutions (the World Bank, Asian Development…

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Govt policy blamed for CNG price hike

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While the private sector was not allowed to import LNG, government departments did not make timely imports and as a result the price of CNG in Sindh and Punjab has increased to Rs300 per litre. All Pakistan CNG Association leader Ghiyas Paracha on Saturday said the private sector was not allowed to import LNG on its own and the government…

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First CPEC hydro project starts trial operation

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The first hydropower project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – 720MW Karot Hydropower Project (HPP) – has started trial operations after two of its four units/turbines began power generation of 360MW on a test-run basis. The unofficial commercial operation of the project (power generation by all four units) will begin by June 25 when the third and fourth units…

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CNG price jumps to Rs300/kg

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CNG price in Sindh and Punjab has reached a record high of Rs300 per kilogram as private sector is barred from importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) itself, while government failed to ensure the imports on time, an industry representative claimed on Saturday. “We are forced to use the most expensive LNG in the history,” said Ghiyas Paracha, central leader of…

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The case against LNG terminals

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lobal warming and climate change caused by emissions of carbon dioxide and other air pollutants pose a serious threat to human well-being and the health of the planet. To avoid the devastating effects of an increasing carbon footprint, the energy sector requires urgent action on a global scale. Many countries are strategising energy transition to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate…

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