KARACHI, Nov 9: With the gap between the city`s water demand and supply already at more than 100 million gallons per day (mgd), the deadline for the completion of the first phase of the much-vaunted Greater Karachi Water Supply Scheme has passed without resolution of any of the core issues at the heart of the delay.
HYDERABAD, Jan 22: The Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) will undertake a water supply project for the flood-hit village of Unnarpur, Jamshoro district, to improve quality and increase quantity of drinking water for 7,000 villagers.
ISLAMABAD, Dec 20: The Rs4 billion Zero Point Interchange (ZPI) is likely to be delayed by two more months due to reinforcement of Shakarparian cliff, which has become vulnerable to land sliding after a loop was constructed on it near the National Monument, sources told Dawn on Monday.
ISLAMABAD, Dec 20: A project to generate 2,300MW of electricity through wind turbines and solar panels has turned out to be the most important agreement reached with China during the recent visit of Premier Wen Jiabao, says Board of Investment (BoI) chairman Saleem H. Mandviwala.
ISLAMABAD, Nov 30: Ill planning or incomplete implementation of a development project is often just as bad as, if not worse than, no development at all.
Worse because millions of rupees in taxpayers' money spent on the development project is wasted when it does not function the way it was meant or supposed to.
ISLAMABAD, Nov 30: Despite spending over Rs7 billion, the government has so far set up only 1,173 water filtration plants out of the total 6,638 planned across the country under the Clean Drinking Water for All (CDWA) project.
ISLAMABAD, Nov 12: Pakistan has sought US investment in the $11 billion (Rs945 billion) DiamerBhasha dam in order to encourage international lenders to finance the mega project.
ISLAMABAD, Nov 8: Two Chinese firms, whose representatives called on President Asif Ali Zardrai on Monday, evinced interest in the construction of three major dams, raising hope for addressing the power shortage problem in the country.
KARACHI, Nov 7: The city’s vital and much-trumpeted Greater Karachi Sewerage Plan, commonly known as the S-III project, has not taken off despite a lapse of more than three years since its approval by the Executive Committee of National Economic Council (Ecnec) in 2007 when its cost was estimated at Rs7.98 billion.