High power tariffs exceeding consumers’ affordability, impacting consumption patterns: study

A technician from Karachi Electric , Pakistan’s largest city’s power supply company, checks electricity meters at a residential building in Karachi, on May 13, 2010. — AFP  A recent study, conducted by the Institute of Policy Studies in Islamabad, found that the rising electricity prices are stretching consumers’ affordability to a breaking point and impacting their

Nepra raises power tariff by Re0.79 per unit for May as FCA

A utility company employee fixes electricity lines at Multan’s Hassan Parwana Road on June 5, 2021. — APP ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) announced Thursday that power consumers will have to pay Re0.79 per unit more in the month of May. According to a notification, the additional amount is being levied in lieu

NFL Power Rankings 2023: 32-team poll after the NFL draft

May 15, 2023, 07:00 AM ET The 2023 NFL draft is over. The league has more than 259 new players looking to make a difference on a team. These players fill key important holes on the roster, and others make great depth adds. So, how has the draft (and all of the other fun things

MLB Power Rankings Week 6: AL East teams dominate top 10

May 11, 2023, 07:00 AM ET After playing a larger variety of teams in the first six weeks of the season thanks to the new schedule, the American League East has cemented itself as the most competitive division in baseball — and in our MLB Power Rankings. All five clubs reside in the top 10,

MLB Power Rankings: Which AL East team fell from top 5?

We’re just over a month into the new MLB season, and that means it is time to start taking what we’ve seen — for better or worse — a little more seriously as the sample continues to grow. Does that mean we should buy in to unexpected starts in Texas, Pittsburgh and Baltimore? Or ramp

Adani Electricity Tops Centre’s Ranking For Power Distributors

Adani Electricity serves 31.5 lakh households and establishments in Mumbai. (File) Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML), which is part of billionaire Gautam Adani’s group, has topped the centre’s ranking for power distributors for overall governance, the company said today. It scored the highest 99.6 out of 100 marks in the power ministry’s 11th edition of

Gisele Fetterman claims she’s attacked like Meghan Markle: I’m cast as ‘power hungry wife’

Gisele Fetterman, wife of Sen. John Fetterman, D-Penn., lamented that she has received the brunt of the bullying aimed at the lawmaker and his family ever since he campaigned for office in a new first-person account. Fetterman claimed she has been the victim of “dehumanizing bullying” just like other prominent female figures including Meghan Markle,

China wants Taiwan for more than ‘historical value,’ could disrupt global power dynamic: experts

China has more than just historical claims behind its ambitions to take Taiwan, specifically greater industrial production capabilities available on the island as well as an operational foothold in the area that could break up U.S. influence in the region, according to defense and intelligence experts. “We’re talking about a place that manufactures chips, which

Power subsidies to agriculture withdrawn to win IMF loan

 Farmers busy in loading green fodder on a trolley at Phandu area, Peshawar, on January 10, 2023. — APP The coalition government on Wednesday revoked the power subsidy given to agriculture consumers — under the Kissan Package announced in October 2022 — as it strives to strike a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Michigan: Snow, rain slam California as Michigan suffers without power

LOS ANGELES: Heavy snow and rain pounded California and other parts of the West on Friday in the nation’s latest winter storm, while tens of thousands of people in Michigan suffered in freezing temperatures days after one of the worst ice storms in decades caused widespread power outages.Days of winter storms blacked out nearly 1