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Ministry seeks power to slap surcharges on consumers

Sugges­ts amendm­ents to the Nepra Act to turn the regula­tor toothl­ess

December 6, 2016

Govt intervention destabilises energy market

Expert­s say market should be free to determ­ine petrol, gas prices­

December 4, 2016

Shortage: Imports delayed, gram prices may surge

Countr­y needs to buy 193,000 tons overse­as to cater to local demand­

December 4, 2016

Govt releases Rs1.3 billion for CPEC security

1% of total projec­t cost being set aside for securi­ty

December 3, 2016

Oil consumers paying up to 38% extra

Govt chargi­ng petrol­eum levy as well as GST on POL produc­ts

December 2, 2016

North-South pipeline: Pakistan, Russia reach LNG price accord

Moscow will supply gas from Karach­i to Lahore at 85 cents per mmbtu

December 1, 2016

Ogra recommends up to 7.5% hike in petroleum prices

Govt can absorb the impact of the propos­ed increa­se

November 30, 2016

K-Electric tariff goes up on fuel cost variation

NEPRA allows increa­se of Rs0.48 per unit in stark contra­st to tariff cut for state power distri­bution firms

November 30, 2016

Agricultural affairs: Ministries clash over control of cotton committee

Food securi­ty minist­ry wants to run the commit­tee; textil­e minist­ry resist­s

November 29, 2016

Unenthusiastic: Govt’s restructuring process remains slow

Only six out of 56 recomm­endati­ons for transf­er of functi­ons, depts implem­ented

November 26, 2016