Research project of UET declared as the best by BOASAR

University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar has announced the Best Research Project Award for the Academic Year 2020-21 for the applied research projects being completed during the last three years. Prof Dr Khan Shahzada’s, Department of Civil Engineering, research project titled “Performance of Confined Dry Block Masonry against Blasts Loading” was declared as the […]

Tarbela tunnel 3 and 4 to be shut down for 85 days

Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is planning to shut down tunnel 3 and 4 of the Tarbela Hydropower Project’s 4th extension for 85 days. Ministry of Water Resources has taken up the matter with Power Division for approval of shut down as being demanded by National Power Control Centre (NPCC) and as per previous […]

Regulatory duty increased on imported Electric vehicles

In a bid to discourage import of vehicles the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has imposed increased regulatory duty on completely built up (CBU) vehicles being brought into the country. The FBR has issued SRO157(I)/2022 to amend SRO 840(I)/2021 relating to the imposition of the regulatory duty on import of goods. Under the new notification, […]

Controversy surrounding CoD of Lahore Matiari transmission line

The 660kV High-Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Matiari-Lahore Transmission Line for evacuation of 4,000MW electricity has been surrounded by controversy since the beginning. Currently the transmission line is being highlighted due to the inaccurate commercial operation date (COD) for the project. CoD means declaration of the start of formal commercial operation after complete testing of any […]