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K-Electric slammed as Karachi suffers blackout on first day of Ramazan

KARACHI: A large part of the metropolis plunged into darkness on Saturday night as a major fault occurred in the power distribution system of K-Electric (KE), ARY News reported. According to KE, the massive power outage was caused when 500KV Jamshoro transmission line tripped on Saturday night, triggering the power breakdown in the entire province. The power distribution in various parts of the city adversely affected as result of the tripping, causing power outage for more than two hours before Ramzan’s Sehri…

Power Outages: PTI workers storm another grid station in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: In another protest over power outage, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) workers took to roads on Saturday by demonstrating annoyance over extended hours of power load-shedding in the province, ARY News reported. PTI lawmaker for provincial assembly Fazal Elahi led the protest. Fazal along with scores of furious party workers – holding sticks in their hands –  barged into 132 kv Rehman Baba Grid Station. The party workers were heard chanting ‘Go Nawaz Go’ slogans. In wake of recent attacks, police…

Power load shedding: SHC summons K-Electric top officials

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday expressed resentment over unannounced power load shedding in Karachi by K-Electric, ARY News reported. The bench while hearing a petition against unannounced load shedding in the city, summoned the top officials of the city's power utility, K-Electric on May 29th. The bench asked the power utility to inform the court what measures have been taken to avoid electricity load sheddin in the city. Advocate Faisal Siddiqui contended to the bench that the National Electric Power…

Murad urges power utility to minimize load shedding in Karachi

KARACHI: Chief Minister of Sindh in a meeting with K-Electric management on Tuesday asked the power utility to minimize load shedding, ARY News reported. Chairman K-Electric Waqar Siddiqui and the company's CEO Tayyab Tareen and others called on Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah at Chief Minister's House here today. Shah, talking on rampant power outages in Karachi told the power utility officials that the technical issues should have been resolved before beginning of the summer. The chief minister also urged the power…