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2008-10-12 06:00:28

Text of report by Khalid Mustafa headlined "Power crisis worsens as deficit swells to 4,000 MW" published by Pakistani newspaper The News website on 12 October Islamabad: The prevailing power crisis in the country worsened on Saturday [11 October] as power deficit swelled to 4,000 MW because of further reduction in water outflows from the Tarbela Dam, closure of seven thermal power units and zero supply of gas to power houses. The Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco) has increased...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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