"No change in tariff for Karachi": first rental power plant inaugurated
Minister for Water and Power Pervaiz Ashraf said on Sunday that the Turkish power ship would provide 232 megawatts electricity to the national grid for Karachi at the prevailing power tariff.
Compressors installed at Qadirpur gas field
In order to address the natural decline in Qadirpur field gas production, OGDC finally installed 12 of the 14 compressors and Company is online with work to commission 13th compressor in its final stage. These compressors were to be commissioned in June 2010. The field is producing now 570 mmcfd of raw gas.
Suspension of gas: more than 175 factories cease functioning
More than 175 factories ceased functioning due to suspension of natural gas for three days by the SNGPL in South Punjab as a result more than 20,000 workers rendered jobless. Secretary General of Federation of Workers Union, Ashfaq Ahmed Khan said that industrial workers came on job after Eid-ul-Azha holidays and they found out that their factories have been closed for three days.
'Broadening of Tax Base Plan': implementation begins today
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has implemented the 'Broadening of Tax Base Plan 2010-2011' from Monday, November 22 to enforce filing of income tax returns from owners of property/assets. more... (BR)