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Petroleum Division gears up to deal with likely gas crisis in Punjab

Petroleum Division gears up to deal with likely gas crisis in Punjab

ISLAMABAD: The Petroleum Division is set to table a plan before the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet for giving direct subsidy to state-run Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) on supply of imported gas to the consumers.The plan comes ahead of a gas crisis that is likely to hit over 50% of domestic consumers […]

Price disparity: Tax cut on LPG imports turns locally produced gas expensive

Price disparity: Tax cut on LPG imports turns locally produced gas expensive

KARACHI: The government’s decision on reducing taxes on the import of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has liberalised imports and made the locally produced gas very expensive.The reduction in taxes has made imported gas cheaper by up to Rs21 per kilogramme to Rs95 for the distributors compared to the one locally produced and sold at Rs116 per […]

Protest in Multan against gas load shedding despite overbilling

Protest in Multan against gas load shedding despite overbilling

MULTAN  – Citizens in Multan on Tuesday, staged protest against continuous gas outages despite overbilling.During protest, enraged locals blocked different roads for traffic and demanded resumption of proper gas supply.The situation worsened as case alleging GM Sui gas of illegally supplying gas to the users surfaced.The protesters have asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to take […]

No ban on new gas connections: NA told

No ban on new gas connections: NA told

ISLAMABAD :Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed on Tuesday apprised the National Assembly that there was no ban on provision of new gas connections adding Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) was providing connections on first come first serve basis. Replying to a Calling Attention Notice raised by Nazir Ahmed Bughio regarding non-provision of […]

Suspected gas attack on Syria’s rebel-held Idlib kills at least 35: Observatory

Suspected gas attack on Syria’s rebel-held Idlib kills at least 35: Observatory

A suspected gas attack by Syrian government or Russian jets killed at least 35 people, including nine children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a British-based war monitoring group said. The Syrian army could not immediately be reached for comment. Damascus has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons. The attack caused many people to […]

Gas leakage ignites fire in Lahore house, woman killed

Gas leakage ignites fire in Lahore house, woman killed

LAHORE: A woman succumbed to her injuries on Monday after a house caught fire in Johar Town. According to the police, Lahore Development Authority school teacher Shumaila, was cooking in the kitchen when a fire broke out due to gas leakage. Husband Asif and four-year old daughter Aila sustained injuries while attempting to save Shumaila. […]

Gas explosion claims 4 lives in Quetta

Gas explosion claims 4 lives in Quetta

QUETTA:  Four people, including three children, died while two were injured when an explosion occurred due to gas leakage in Nawa Killi, Quetta. A few days back a similar incident took place in PWD Colony, Islamabad. At least three people were killed while four others were injured in the gas leakage explosion. The deceased included […]

Jason Tozer’s Planetary Bubbles

Jason Tozer’s Planetary Bubbles

These planetary pictures of Jupiter like gas-giants with swirling hurricanes are actually common soap bubbles. Photographer Jason Tozer was commissioned to make these using Sony’s Alpha 350 DSLR camera by the visual communication magazine Creative Review. The shoot came about after Sony approached Creative Review in 2008 looking for a way in which to demonstrate […]