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Islamic finance alternative to conventional banking

Karachi - Deputy Governor of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Saeed Ahmad has said that Islamic finance is all set to become a better alternative to the conventional banking.He said this while addressing a ceremony on completion of ten successful years of “Raast Islamic Banking” programme ...

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February 10, 2014

Alternative energy can save $8b

LAHORE - The PML-N government is moving in the right direction by utilising all alternate and renewable energy resources, however, there is a need to wind-up gradually thermal power plants across the country to save over $8 billion being spent annually on oil import bill in the power ...

Govt asked to opt alternative plan for PIA revival

ISLAMABAD - Expressing serious concerns over the privatisation of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue on Thursday proposed the government to opt alternative plan for revival of national flag carrier by taking financial and administrative ...

Calls for integrated policy on renewable, alternative energy

LAHORE - The government should formulate an integrated and comprehensive policy on renewable and alternate energy as well as announce solar energy tariff and introduce net metering system as a short-term solution to overcome shortage of electricity in the country.Talking to APP here Sunday, the ...

alternative energy gaining momentum
September 25, 2013

Alternative energy gaining momentum

KARACHI - Renewable and Alternative Energy Association of Pakistan (REAP) is hosting 3rd International Exhibition/ Conference on Renewable and Alternative Energy at Karachi Expo Centre from 1 to 3 November 2013. While addressing a press conference chairman REAP Karachi, Abbas Sajid said that due to ...

alternative energy
July 26, 2013

Alternative energy

A memorandum of understanding signed between the Punjab government and a five-country consortium shows the way out of the present power crisis: alternative energy. The MoU is primarily for the setting up of a plant assembling and making solar panels, solar cells and solar batteries in Faisalabad. ...

Govt to exploit alternative energy potential

ISLAMABAD - Punjab Minister for Energy and Minerals Chaudhry Sheir Ali Sunday said that alternative energy potential should be exploited to overcome energy crisis in the country.Addressing the inaugural ceremony of ‘Tesla Solar Panels Assembly’ organised by Tesla Industries the minister ...

Hillary Clinton caught up in seedy sex scandal!

Washington  -  SS  -  According to a new report from American tabloid the National Enquirer, the former First Lady squashed a series of shocking sexual shenanigans during her stint as secretary of state.“Hillary broke down in tears and made a stunning confession to Bill ...

Nawaz for exploring alternative energy

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan’s huge alternative energy potential holds the key to overcome the acute energy crisis facing the country.The Prime Minister expressed these views while taking presentation on solar energy resources in Pakistan ...

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June 26, 2013, 7:48 pm

Alternative energy potential key to overcome energy crisis: PM

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan's huge alternative energy potential holds the key to overcome the acute energy crisis facing the country.The Prime Minister expressed these views while speaking at a presentation given to him on Solar Energy resources in Pakistan and ...

Transporters seek alternative routes during sit-ins

KARACHIPresident, Karachi Transporters Action Committee (KTAC), Mohammad Ashraf Banglori has urged the city administration to ensure alternative routes for public vehicles during sit-ins frequently staged, on thoroughfares, by different political parties and organisations.In a statement on Sunday, ...

Minister for early completion of alternative energy projects

Turkmenistan wants to help in energy sectorISLAMABAD (INP): Turkmenistan has abundant natural gas resources and is interested to help Pakistan in energy sector for improving its economy and bringing the two countries further closer. These remarks were made by Atadjan N Movlamov, Ambassador of ...

" Minister for early completion of alternative energy projects "

Islamabad - Federal Minister for Water and Power, Dr Musadik Malik has said that the matters related to alternative energy projects should be finalized as early as possible so that the projects are completed without any further delay.He made these directions while presiding over a meeting of ...

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April 08, 2013

The third alternative

The members of Pakistan’s transgender community have decided to contest the upcoming general elections on a ticket of equal rights. The community has more to offer than begging or dancing at the weddings. I have decided, this time, to vote for Almas Boby. Why? In all fairness, the ...

Use of alternative technologies can help overcome energy crisis

ISLAMABAD - Intellectual Property Organization Chairman Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi has said that the phenomenon of energy shortage is fairly common in most of under developed world, however many of these countries are managing the situation pretty well by way of a solid strategy, planning and ...

Use of alternative irrigation techniques to help save water

ISLAMABAD - Speakers here at a meeting stressed the need for adopting alternative irrigation systems and techniques to conserve every drop of water in the country.“If water availabilities are threatened, the subsequent socio-economic structure, particularly in rural areas, will be at greater ...

alternative education kausar
September 16, 2012

No alternative to education: Kausar

PESHAWAR – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Barrister Masood Kausar has urged the graduating students of universities to make the basic human values of life as part of their personality, which, he added, is also the best way to bring the society on constructive lines.Addressing the cash awards ...

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January 03, 2012

Experts call for alternative energy sources

ISLAMABAD – The experts at a seminar on Monday recommended to reduce reliance on CNG and explore alternate resources for overcoming energy shortage in the country.They mentioned to solar energy and import of LPG as alternate options and stressed revision of oil exploration policy for meeting ...

Alternative Nobels Chad China
September 30, 2011

Alternative Nobels to US, Chad, China

STOCKHOLM (AFP) - A Chinese energy engineer, a Chadian lawyer, an international agricultural rights group and a US safe childbirth advocate won this year's Right Livelihood Awards, often dubbed the "Alternative Nobels," organisers said Thursday. The 2011 awards highlight some of the world's most ...

CM-led meeting mulls alternative power ways

OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE - A meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Monday, mulled ways to introduce alternative power generation sources in the province. Steering Committee Chairman Senator Ishaq Dar, Members National Assembly, Engineer Khurram Dastagir Khan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, ...

People desperate for alternative energy solution

ISLAMABAD - People are now desperate to search for their energy solutions and they are taking keen interest in the alternative energy solutions as around 8,000 persons visited Alternative / Renewable Energy Workshop that was organised by REAP here the other day. Most of the people among the ...

'Victims demand alternative shelters

RAJANPUR - A mosque and mud houses of poor peasants and labourers were demolished in the areas of Jakhar Chowk, Tibba Chandia and Ghafoor Gurain. During the operation clean-up, which was launched by Irrigation XEN Zafar Sandhu and naib-tehsildar flanked by police, three women including Kundan Mai, ...

Pakistan against linking TAPI gas price with alternative fuel

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan is going to offer gas price rates based on cost of production, profit margin, insurance and transportation cost under Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI), while it has turned down to link price with alternative fuel, in an upcoming meeting of scheduled for May 17-18 ...

Alternative Remedies Fatal Children Study
December 25, 2010, 1:13 pm

Alternative remedies can be fatal for children: study

Using alternative remedies for children can be fatal, experts have warned. Parents can be misled into believing that treatments such as homeopathy are more 'natural', with fewer side-effects than conventional allopathic drugs, a new study says. But they may have direct dangerous effects, and even ...

Musharraf Calls Viable Alternative Pakistans Leadership
November 13, 2010, 10:29 am

Musharraf calls himself 'viable alternative' for Pakistan's leadership

Former President Pervez Musharraf has underlined his ambitions to return to Pakistan to contest elections in 2013, casting himself as a tested politician who can turn around the country's dire economic problems. "There's an even chance of me succeeding," he said in an interview with The Wall Street ...

Separate ministry vital to promote alternative energy

KARACHI (APP) - Director General Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan (HDIP) Hilal A Raza has underlined the need for the creation of a separate ministry for the rapid promotion of alternative energy in the country. He was speaking at a session on renewable energy sources in Pakistan on ...

Iran offers NAM-like alternative leadership

TEHRAN The International Conference on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation concluded here on Sunday after three simultaneous panel discussions focused on differing aspects of disarmament and non-proliferation and the continued presence of WMD. It was quite extraordinary to find a diverse set of ...

Power & Alternative Energy exhibition concludes

KARACHI - A three-day Power & Alternative Energy (ITIF Asia 2010) exhibition ended here on Monday, at Karachi Expo Centre with the commitment by all stakeholders to promote alternative energy technologies in Pakistan on a fast track basis to get the country rid of the acute energy shortages. The ...

Medium-term alternative, renewable energy policy document finalised

ISLAMABAD (APP) - The participants of a consultative workshop Monday finalized a mid-term policy document on renewable energy in light of the concerns and comments expressed in the consultative workshops held in the four provincial headquarters last week. Chief Executive Officer Alternative Energy ...

Snake Venom Alternative Botox
April 10, 2009

Snake venom alternative to Botox?

SNA0KE venom is being marketed as a budget alternative to Botox. A new cream claims to smooth wrinkles using a synthetic form of the poison produced by Asian temple viper snakes. The 6 tubes of Lacura Wrinkle Stop contain a compound called Syn-Ake, which mimics the snakes paralysing venom. It ...

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