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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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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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