K-Electric says it receives Low gas pressure

Karachi, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): K-Electric (KE) said on Friday that it continues to be challenged by low gas pressure from the Sui southern Gas Company (SSGC). The quantity of the required gas remains available, but decreased pressure leads to a decline of 250MW to 300MW electricity supply at a time when demand is high, it said in a statement.
The company said that because of low gas pressure, KE’s power planRead More…

Mahira Khan Brand Ambassador of Eighteen

Islamabad, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Eighteen, the luxury real estate project, signs Mahira Khan as their brand ambassador; the actress is set to appear in Eighteen’s new TVC campaign. Mahira Khan has previously worked with the brand as well and was a part of the first ever TVC of Eighteen, a star-studded affair where Mahira Khan was featured alongside other top celebrities of Pakistan.
Eighteen’s CEO, Tarek HRead More…

GrocerApp introduces highest standards

Lahore, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): GrocerApp is the leading e-grocer market in Pakistan, a convenient platform that offers a full-range of groceries including fruits, vegetables and meat at super competitive prices. GrocerApp has successfully eliminated the worries, fears and myths of online purchasing, such as; delayed deliveries, quality issues and high prices. GrocerApp has introduced the highest standards and bRead More…

Al Baraka Bank and Avanza Premier Payment Services Partner to Enable Digital Payments through PayFast

Karachi, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Al Baraka Pakistan has paired with Pakistan’s prominent fintech, Avanza Premier Payment Services (APPS), to allow its customers to pay online via their bank accounts through APPS’ indigenous payment gateway, PayFast. Approved for pilot operations by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), PayFast empowers multi-instrument acceptance of Scheme Cards, Mobile Wallets, and Bank AccountRead More…

OPPO Launches Enco W51 Earbuds with Active Noise Cancellation and Wireless Charging

Islamabad, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Smartphone and gadgets maker Oppo has launched its first active noise-canceling, truly wireless stereo (TWS) earphones Oppo Enco W51. These smart earbuds are targeted specifically at the daily commuter market and are also equipped to perform well in any travel situation or environment. The earphones are available for PKR 17,999 and can be booked online at https://www.oppo.com/pRead More…

VIS Assigns Initial Ratings to Mughal Iron and Steel Industries Limited

Karachi, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (VIS) has assigned the initial entity ratings of ‘A/A-2’ (Single A/A-Two) to Mughal Iron and Steel Industries Limited (MISIL). The medium to long-term rating of ‘A’ denotes good credit quality coupled with adequate protection factors. Moreover, risk factors may vary with possible changes in the economy. The short-term rating of ‘A-2’ Read More…

Sindh Chief Minister urges ABAD to display SBCA Barcode affixed approval board at their buildings

Karachi, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) to ensure display of SBCA Barcode-based approval board at their under construction building so that the people and the government could differentiate between the legal and illegal structure.
He took this decision in a meeting he held with a delegation of ABAD led by its Chairman MoRead More…

Four more patients of coronavirus lost their lives in Sindh: Sindh Chief Minister

Karachi, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah informed on Friday that four more patients of coronavirus had lost their lives while 242 others contracted with the virus. In a statement issued from CM House, he said that four more patients lost their lives while struggling against COVID-19 which constituted 1.8 percent death rate.
The CM said that 16,976 samples were tested against whicRead More…

Centre deliberately not giving Sindh right to its legitimate gas: Nasir Hussain Shah

Karachi, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Local Government and Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said Friday that the federal government had been constantly violating Article 158 of the Constitution. “Sindh supplies 68% of Pakistan’s total gas, but today gas is scarce in the province of Sindh,” Shah said in a statement issued from his office today.
He said that Sindh brings 2200 MMCFD gas iRead More…

Competition Commission of Pakistan raids a Sugar Mill for Alleged Involvement of Its Anti-Competitive Practices

Lahore, September 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) carried out a search and inspection of a sugar mill head office in Lahore, to impound proofs of the group’s suspected involvement in anti-competitive activities in violation of the Competition Act, 2010.
As part of an ongoing enquiry into the possible anti-competitive activities in the sugar industry, the CCP on 14 September 2020 carrRead More…