Loadshedding makes lives of Karachiites difficult, power demand surges to 3,500 MW

Electricity outages have reached the duration of ten to twelve hours in Karachi.

Intense loadshedding irks people in Karachi

Excessive power loadshedding has unfolded severe issues for the residents of Karachi.

Complaints of power outages in parts of country as heatwave intensifies

Complaints of power outage in Lahore as heatwave intensifies

Hyderabad: Protest against unscheduled loadshedding

Residents of Faqir Kapar Chowk of Hyderabad staged a protest against unscheduled loadshedding.

NEPRA directs distribution companies to provide uninterrupted power supply to consumers

NEPRA has taken serious notice of unscheduled load-shedding of up to 12 hours.

Noor-ul-Haq Qadri voices support for KP's new education minister

Noor-ul-Haq Qadri told Dunya News that PM Imran had announced four mega projects during his tour

Omar Ayub blames PMLN, PPP for power shortages

CNG stations will be fully functional from next month

Huge power outage that plunged Manhattan into darkness ends

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Twitter that the outage was caused by a "manhole fire".

Rain break heat spell in Lahore, leaves several areas without power

Traffic police have been ordered to ensure smooth flow of traffic inside the city.

Industries plunge into darkness as K-Electric resort to unannounced loadshedding

About 2,000 units in the industrial zone of North Karachi have been suffering the most.

Parts of Lahore plunged into darkness as rain causes power outage

Residents face severe problems due to power outage in various areas on Lahore on Monday.

Karachi residents in hardships as power, water supplies disrupt

The situation has worsened after suspension of water supply to several parts of the city.

Karachi suffers prolonged loadshedding in searing summer

Karachi suffers prolonged loadshedding in searing summer.

No load shedding on Eid holidays

Govy has announced that no load-shedding would take place across the country during the holidays.

'Pakistanis would even sustain Rs200 per liter petrol'

The minister rebutted what he called propaganda against him over the dams' fund.

Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project surpasses 1,000MW generation mark

The hydropower project is providing 20million units of electricity on a daily basis.

Electricity shortfall surpasses 2500MW

Electricity shortfall surpasses 2500MW.

Masses to face severe load shedding in summer, warns ex-power minister

Laghari declared government's measures to stop theft of electricity inadequate.

Three dead in Dutch shooting: Utrecht mayor

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said a terror attack "could not be excluded".

Electricity suspended as three units of Guddu power plant trip

870 megawatts electricity has been suspended to national grid.

Hamza Shahbaz criticizes govt's 'ineffective' policies on public welfare

The PMLN leader addressed the media at the Punjab Assembly in Lahore.

PM Imran angry on ministers over increased load-shedding

PM directs to take emergency measures to end the load shedding

Power outages: Omar Ayub issues public 'apology'

Omar Ayub said dense fog in plain areas of the country causes tripping of power transmission lines.

Electricity suspended as dense fog trips Guddu Power Plant

Spokesman of power division said that teams have started the work to restore the power.

All institutions violating their constitutional limits: Raza Rabbani

Raza Rabbani said PTI government lacks two-third majority to make any amendment in the constitution.

No gas load shedding in current winter season: ECC

ECC was given a presentation by Secretary Petroleum Division on Winter Gas Load Management Plan.

Power breakdown hits parts of Karachi

Residents are facing severe distress due to this breakdown in electricity supply.

Power breakdown: Parts of Karachi plunge into darkness

Residents are facing severe distress due to this breakdown in electricity supply.

Subsidies vs Relief: Power tariff scaled up to 350 pc in last two decades

PMLN succeeded in stabilizing the power tariff in last three years of their government.

Lahoris suffer from power cuts as shortfall hits 400MW

The overall demand for electricity is 4300MW while production is 3900MW

Electricity shortfall mounts to 5560MW as mercury rises

Feeders with losses over 10pc were being subjected to load shedding.

Residents stage protest against power outage in Hyderabad

Residents of Pakka Qilla area of Hyderabad staged protest against continuous power outage on Friday

KP CM summons PESCO chief over power outages

PESCO official says province is facing energy crises because of over loading and fault in system

Process to restore electricity in Karachi, Balochistan underway

Power supply from National Grid Station was suspended after light rain.

Massive power breakdown hits parts of Karachi, Balochistan

According the K-Electric spokesperson, 70 percent area of Karachi is without electricity.

Power breakdown hits parts of Karachi after rain

The local administration said that the work to restore the electricity is underway.

Senate body wants Islamic scholars to issue fatwa against power theft

Mosques which will issue fatwa will be given the first 400 units of electricity free each month.

Massive power breakdown hits parts of Balochistan

QESCO sources said that repair work has been started and power supply will be restored very soon.

Power shortfall reaches 6,510MW

In Lahore the demand of electricity is 5000MW while the production is 4400MW

Unscheduled load-shedding plunges parts of Lahore into darkness

The power outage made the hot and humid conditions difficult to bear for the residents.

Power shortfall reaches 3000MW

The overall demand of electricity is 21,000MW while the production is 18,000MW.

Load-shedding carried out due to actual generation of 18,000 MW: Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar informed Senate that around 5000 to 6000 MW gap persists between power demand and supply.

Loadshedding to be controlled as water situation improves: Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar underlined the need for building of dams and water and energy conservation.

Asad Umar senses PML-N's pressure on caretaker govt

He was addressing a press conference here in Islamabad today.

Shehbaz puts the burden of load shedding on masses

He was addressing a ceremony here in Lahore.

Karachiites continue to suffer from traumatizing power cuts

Meanwhile, heatwave spell has finally halted.

Scorching heat, power cuts cripple routine life in Karachi

Mercury has soared to 44 degree Celsius.

Bin Qasim to take three more days to repair, K-electric informs as load-shedding worsens

Bin Qasim power plant still needs three more days to repair according to a presser by K-Electric.

Shehbaz inaugurates fully operational Bhikki Power Plant

The punjab chief minister also visited its Control Room after inaugurated the Bhikki Power Plant

Industries to face 10-hour power outage to facilitate domestic consumers

The Ministry of Energy (MoE) has directed the distribution companies to issue loadshedding schedule.

Partial electricity failure due to tripping restored within 8 hours

Electricity transmission system which split into North and South due to tripping on Wednesday.

CJP directs to inform about power outages in Karachi till May 20

CJP directed to launch investigation against those involved in power theft.

Hyderabad: Protest against unscheduled loadshedding

Residents of Latifabad area of Hyderabad staged protest against continuous power outage on Thursday.

No load shedding during Sehr-o-Iftar, vows govt

Current short fall has been curbed.

Confrontation among state institutions will not serve country: Saad Rafique

Railways minister says elections should be held on time

Nawaz wants disqualification annulment through parliament

Former PM vows to change fate of people in KP and Sindh

Improved weather, holiday fail to curb load-shedding in Karachi

Load-shedding in Karachi continued with the same magnitude despite improved weather and holiday.

Back to the dark ages: Karachi's Gulshan e Sarjani deprived of electricity for the past 6 months

Residents of Gulshan e Sarjani seem to be battling the weather without electricity and even gas. Photo: Dunya News

Load shedding blackening govt's reputation, Nawaz tells PM

PM says there will be no load shedding during Sehr and Iftar

12-hour power cuts are back across country amid rising mercury

PML-N had made elimination of power cuts as one of its top objective in 2013 election manifesto.

Imran has become a 'stooge', says Nawaz

Nawaz criticises alleged Imran-Zardari nexus

4800mw electricity short due to technical faults

4800mw electricity has gone out of the system due to fault in generators.

JI continues protest against prolonged electricity, water shortages in Karachi

Malir Kala Board area has been blocked by the enraged protesters.

Gas supply still not restored to K-Electric despite PM's tall claims

K-Electric official said that power crisis can only be eradicated after getting demanded gas supply.

SSGC increases gas supply to KE after PM's directives

PM Abbasi had earlier announced to restore full gas supply to KE

PM Abbasi arrives in Karachi to preside over meeting on load shedding

Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair received the Prime Minister at the airport.

PM to preside over meeting on loadshedding in Karachi today

PM Abbasi will reach Karachi today to preside over the meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy.

PTI, PPP two sides of same coin: Shehbaz

CM holds KE responsible for power crisis in Karachi

Awais Leghari refuses to provide gas to K-Electric until payment of due money

Awais Leghari advised Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah to end electricity theft from the province

Mustafa Kamal demands CJP to take suo moto notice of power cuts in Karachi

The protest was called off after negotiation with K-Electric official.

Centre refuses to supply gas to KE until dues paid

Instead of stagging a sit-in Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah should stop power theft.

Fuming Sindh CM blames Centre for prolonged power outages

Murad alleges Centre has created an artificial power crisis to ruin industries

PPP to take to streets against electricity load shedding across Punjab today

The protests will be demonstrated at district headquarters of the party.

PSP to stage protest against prolonged power cuts in Karachi today

Qaimkhani has also invited Chief Minister of Sindh (CM) Murad Ali Shah to join them in the rally.

Power outages in Karachi: CM Murad invites political parties for sit-in in Islamabad

PML-N government is doing all this to express hate for Sindhis, Sindh CM alleged.

Unscheduled loadshedding in Karachi irks citizens

Unscheduled loadshedding has been intensified in Karachi with the rise in temperature.

Those who serve public must not be dragged into courts: PM

The premier said that the masses will give its decision in the upcoming general elections in July.

Karachi: K-electric hints at hiking duration of load shedding

PMD predicted that temperature is likely to rise up to 40 degrees in Karachi.

Power outages: Govt treating smaller provinces like stepmother, says Khurshid Shah

Opp leader says electricity theft in Quetta, Peshawar and Hyderabad less than Lahore

Prolonged power outages in Karachi irk locals

Locals' routine work is getting affected due to this energy crisis.

NEPRA summons reply from K-electric on traumatizing power cuts in Karachi

NEPRA has also announced to review plants of K-electric.

Nawaz couldn't keep his promise to end power outages: Khurshid Shah

Khurshid Shah says institutions must not indulge themselves in 'old game'

Nawaz foresees 'pre-poll rigging', says won't accept such elections

Nawaz says CJP, Imran and Zardari 'singing the same tone'

Govt should apologize for falsely claiming end of load shedding: Mahmud ur Rasheed

Mahmud ur Rasheed has written to PM, Punjab CM to apologize for falsely claiming end of loadshedding

Prolonged power outages disrupt routine life in Karachi

The locals living in Liaquatabad has demanded CJP to take action into the matter.

PM directs to ensure uninterrupted power supply during Sehr, Iftar in Ramazan

PM Abbasi chaired a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy in Islamabad.

Areas below 10 percent losses are free of loadshedding, NA told

Abid Sher Ali says that the policy is being implemented irrespective of rural or urban areas.

Not a single penny of corruption proven against us, claims Nawaz Sharif

The ex-PM vowed to eliminate power outages and terrorism from the country during Chakwal address

PML-N fulfilled obligation to overcome energy deficit, says PM

PM Abbasi said before 2013, the governments were only able to generate 20,000 MWs

Multan: Locals protest in unique style against gas outages

The natives have demanded the higher authorities to resolve their issue as soon as possible.

Rawalpindi citizens protest against gas loadshedding

Angry residents staged a protest against gas loadshedding in Rawalpindi on Friday.

PM calls Pakistan 'load-shedding free' as he lays foundation of 1263 MW LNG power plant in Jhang

The second phase of the project would complete in 26 months to produce total 1263MW of electricity

Residents protest against power outages in Karachi’s Malir

A large number of people including men and women took part in the protest.

Electricity shortfall reaches 4500MW

At present, power generation stands at 9000MW while demand is 13500MW.

LESCO announces 12-hour load-shedding schedule

LESCO announced 12-hour load-shedding schedule as electricity shortfall intensified in the country.

Power outages decreased by 52pc, not ended entirely: govt

Federal government told the standing committee that recovery hiked while line losses reduced

Will put an end to loadshedding by November: Abid Sher Ali

Electricity supply reached 20,000 MW, while its demand was 1779 MW

People's JIT to announce verdict on Sep 17: Maryam Nawaz

Maryam Nawaz addressed PML-N women workers' convention in Abid Market, Lahore

Increase in unscheduled loadshedding irks masses in Faisalabad

With hot weather becoming unbearable for people, the situation gets worse when electricity goes out.

Hyderabad: Protest against unscheduled loadshedding

Residents of various areas in Hyderabad staged protest against continuous power outage on Thursday.

Electricity price expected to decline by Rs 2.13/unit

Price will be truncated in lieu of fuel adjustment. K-electric consumers to be excluded from relief.

Hyderabad: Protest against unscheduled loadshedding

Residents of Iqbal Colony in Hyderabad staged a protest against continuous power outage on Tuesday.

Unscheduled loadshedding mars Eid festivities in Karachi

Power outages also caused shortage of water in different areas of the city.

False promises: NEPRA says loadshedding won't be eliminated in 2018

According to the regulatory authority, only in 2019 will the country have a power surplus

Faisalabad: Protest against marathon loadshedding

Masses in various areas of Faisalabad staged a protest against continuous loadshedding.

Power shortfall spikes to 5,500 MW on Sunday

Rural areas across the country are seeing 10 to 12 hours of power outages

Hyderabad: Protest against unscheduled loadshedding

Residents of Mani Shan Colony in Hyderabad are without electricity for the past six days.

Power shortfall stretches to 5,900MW

IPPs have warned the government of halting power supply over non-payment

CCE meeting: PM expresses dissatisfaction over management of power load shedding

Nawaz Sharif directed to work out shifting of scheduled outages of power plants.

Lahore: Protest against unscheduled loadshedding

Residents of Mustafabad area of Lahore staged protest against unscheduled loadshedding on Monday.

PM congratulates ministry on production of 19,200 MW power

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said his team is working day and night to solve the energy crisis

Karachiites take to streets against prolonged power outages

People stormed K-Electric office and set it ablaze.

Federal government has not fulfilled its promises: Sindh CM

He said that they do not wish that people attack grid stations like they did in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Jamshoro's 500KV high transmission line trips again

At least 76 grid stations of Hesco have become non-functional.

Authorities unsure of how much power shortfall exists in country

Officials concerned have been giving varying figures about the power shortfall.

Malakand: Two killed in Levies firing on anti-loadshedding protesters

The protesters blocked main road and also destroyed various cars with sticks and rocks.

Power outages spark protest in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Locals said there is no power from past three days in their area which has also caused water dearth.

LESCO record confutes govt's claims of uprooting power cuts

Company acquired only 1pc additional electricity from national grid.

Will cut electricity supply if grid stations stormed, warns Khawaja

The short fall should be controlled in order to strengthen the economy, suggests Asif

PTI MNA, MPA released on bail after being arrested for ransacking PESCO office

The levies personnel took both PTI leaders into custody on Saturday

Electricity in Karachi fully normalized, claims K-Electric

The breakdown occurred due to Extra High Tension tripping in Jamshoro 500 KV line at 03:00 AM.

No load-shedding during Sehar, Iftar: govt

Despite govt's tall claims in the past, masses suffered power cuts during Sehar and Iftar hours.

Govt does not emphasize on saving electricity: Kh Asif

Sindh has paid Rs27 bn to federation.

IESCO announces new loadshedding schedule for Ramazan

There will be no loadshedding during Sehar and Iftar during Ramazan in Islamabad region.

Protestors led by PTI's Ayesha Gulalai storm PESCO office

The protestors have vowed to continue protest till acceptance of demands.

Sindh Assembly approves resolution against electricity loadshedding

Sindh CM asked the authorities to stop provincial discrimination and equally divide the funds.

Power shortfall surpasses 5000MW

Electricity demand has reached 19,600MW whereas the production capacity sustains at 14,300MW.

Power shortfall soars past 4200MW in country

The electricity production in the country is 14600MW whereas the demand has reached 19300MW.

Power shortfall of 5,500MW leads to 8-14 hours of load-shedding

Current power production in the country is 14,000MW against the demand of 19,550MW.

Power shortfall reaches 5,550MW

The total power demand in the country is 19,550 megawatts while power production is 14,000 megawatts

Electricity shortfall rises to 5550 mega watts

Eight hours of load shedding in cities and load shedding of 14 hours recorded in rural areas

Shortfall rises to 4270 mega watts, 6-12 hour load shedding

Hot weather exposed tall govt claims about electricity production as short fall increases

Load shedding: Shortfall dropped to 2867 MW, says spokesperson

Load shedding has dropped significantly in Pakistan after improvement in production from water

No undeclared load shedding in country, claims government

The electricity shortfall has reduced to 2867 megawatts.

Sialkot: PTI workers stage protest holding fans

Protestors raised slogans against PM Nawaz, minister of water and power, said govt doing corruption

Nawaz eyes end to power cuts in March next year

The govt plans to add 5710MW of electricity to national grid.

Grab my collar if 6500MW electricity not added to system by December: Kh Asif

The minister said that a power plant of 760 megawatt is being inaugurated in Sheikhupura today.

#MaryamLightChaliGai trends as public chides govt

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Masses suffer prolonged power outages across country

PM demanded the authorities to utilize all the resources for the eradication of the energy crisis.

PPP to hold nationwide protest against loadshedding

The protest schedule will be announced by the main leadership today (Tuesday).

Power shortfall maximizes to 7000MW in the country

The countrywide demand of electricity is 17000MW whereas the production capacity is 10,000MW.

Unscheduled power outages in various cities irk people

Urban cities are witnessing 14-16 hours of loadshedding and rural areas are undergoing 18-20 hours.

Loadshedding to increase as power demand reaches 16,300MW

The power shortfall has come upto 6200MW.

Severe load-shedding in Lahore on weekend

Several localities of Lahore witnessed severe power outages on Sunday.

Punjab witnesses eight to ten hours of power cuts amid scorching heat

The electricity shortfall has reached 3900 megawatts.

Unscheduled load-shedding in Karachi irks citizens

Citizens spent a sleepless night as several localities on Karachi remained in darkness during night.

Naeem-ue-Rehman asks K-Electric to end load-shedding

JI leader has asked K-Electric to end load-shedding in Karachi with immediate effect.

WAPDA recommends hike in electricity tariff

The power authority has over Rs 59 billion in dues which it aims to collect from the public

No compromise on energy projects' efficiency: PM Nawaz

Nawaz Sharif vowed to end power outages from the country

Load shedding on rise due to corruption, theft: Imran Khan

PTI chairman says common consumers paying for the theft of electricity, corruption in bills

Abid Sher Ali answers opposition leaders' queries in pleasant mood

Abid Sher Ali said that scarcity of water in dams has also affected electricity production.

Complaints of power outages are correct as electricity demand has increased: Asif

Asif said that some areas have been de-electrified over non-payments.

Power outages intensify water dearth in Karachi

The locals have urged the authorities to take action into the matter.

Lahore: Traffic blocked in Sanda due to protests against load shedding

Sanda residents came on roads protesting against load shedding, blocking traffic completely

Electricity shortfall reaches 5000MW

The shortfall rose to the set spot after being added by 1500MW in two days.

Govt issues Rs50 bn as electricity shortfall climbs to 4700 megawatts

Urban areas are facing power outages of ten hours while rural areas are observing 14 hours power cut

Soaring load shedding to be curtailed in April: Khawaja Asif

Khawaja Asif presented his stance in "Dunya Kamran Khan Kay Sath" show.

Power shortfall exceeds 3,500MW

IPPs are adding 5,500 Mega Watt to the national grid

69pc people satisfied with govt's efforts in eradicating load shedding: survey

31% said that the efforts of the government are wastage of time and money.

Power outages increase as electricity shortfall reaches 3,000 MW

The power demand has escalated to 14,000 Megawatts as summer season arrived.

Traumatizing load shedding ahead as PSO's financial woes worsen

Total receivables of state-owned PSO has risen to Rs274 billion as of March 24, 2017.

PM orders no load-shedding during PSL final

There will be no power outage throughout the country during PSL final

No power load shedding on PSL final match day: minister

Abid Sher Ali said the government was committed to eliminating loadshedding from the country.

2400 megawatts of electricity to be added by September

The development will appear after completion of three LNG power plants

Islamabad: Power goes off during signing of electricity agreement with China

Even the Minister for Water and Power had to face power cut in the meeting.

Protest will continue till acceptance of 4 demands: Bilawal

PPP chief hinted at putting an end to PML-N government while PPP’s rally from Lahore to Faisalabad

Multan: Citizens furious over gas load shedding

Weather is extremely cold these days while there is no gas in Multan, citizens protest on roads

Sadiqabad: Locals put lives at stake to avoid gas load shedding

Locals have started to store gas inside tubes of motorcycles and vehicles and even polythene bags

Electricity production hits a record low

Only 550 megawatts are being produced while circular dead has reached PKR 675 billion

Saved Rs 112 billion in three power projects, claims Punjab CM

Shehbaz Sharif said that people who chanted slogans for Pakistan gave us load shedding crisis

China to help build 4,000 MW power transmission line in Pakistan

The transmission line will link north-south National Grid with a capacity to transmit 4,000MWs.

PM Nawaz inaugurates 340 MW Chashma Nuclear Project-III

This is the third project after successful operation of Chashma-I and Chashma-II projects.

PM directs to ensure zero load shedding on Christmas Day

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ordered the ministry ensure uninterrupted power supply.

Bringing regulatory bodies under ministries vital for election

Rs 500 billion had to be returned to public if NEPRA, OGRA weren’t brought under ministries

Electric system breaks down due to pollution spread by people: Dr Fayyaz

MD of National Transmission and Dispatch Company holds people responsible for power breakdowns

Long term plans include production of more than 30,000MW electricity by 2022: PM

PM Nawaz chaired meeting to review progress on various energy related projects.

Promise end of load shedding by 2017: Punjab CM

Shehbaz Sharif bashes political opponents by claiming that he doesn’t take any U-turn

Govt allows Hub Power Company to start 330 MW power plant in Thar

The project will start producing electricity by the end of 2018.

No load shedding on Eid Milad-un-Nabi

Preparations are in full swing across Pakistan to celebrate Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) on Monday.

Govt makes new formula to finish the load-shedding

Government will give discount if the electricity is used according to limit given by government

Divorce rate increasing in Pakistan due to gas outages, Tahira Aurangzeb tells NA

Aurangzeb asked authorities about latest development in the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline plan.

Load-shedding to be reduced to half from today

Power load-shedding in urban areas will be reduced to three hours and rural areas to four hours.

PM Nawaz directs to relax long power outages across country

Power outages are to be reduced to three hours in every 24 hours in urban areas

KP people searching for man who vowed to make 'Naya Pakistan': PM Nawaz

The premier said that we will carry on constructing roads while PTI will continue roaming on them.

PM Nawaz rushes to end power cuts ahead of 2018 election

Nawaz Sharif has greater control over energy supply.

World Bank to provide loan for extension of Tarbela hydropower project

The project will enhance the total capacity at Tarbela to 6,298 MW

2018 will be the year of elimination of power outages: PM

Nawaz Sharif inaugurated a 40-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Faisalabad.

Abid Sher Ali calls protestors as RAW agents

While talking to the media, he labeled his opponents as 'Political Thugs' and 'Double Shahs'

Murad Ali Shah meets Khawaja Asif, discusses electricity issues in Sindh

Both leaders pledged to complete energy-related plans in Sindh soon.

Newly-wed couple dies of gas suffocation in Mandi Bahauddin

Shahbaz and his wife were killed due to gas suffocation from a power generator.

LESCO, HESCO chiefs dismissed over unannounced load shedding issue

Load shedding, corruption, overbilling linked with sacking of LESCO, HESCO CEOs

Load shedding: Facts, figures and solutions highlighted by Raftaar

Number of UPS in the country greater than total population of Balochistan: Raftaar research

Protest staged against power outage in Multan

The annoyed citizens blocked the roads

Narowal: Locals' protest against power outage enters third day

Heavy contingent of police also arrived at scene but the protesters denied to call off the strike.