Nepra okays tariff for Bhikki power plant without disclosing project cost

Courtesy Of Dawn News ISLAMABAD: In another somersault, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Monday approved interim tariff for regasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG)-based 1,180-megawatt Bhikki Power Project in Punjab without declaring its project costs — one of the major elements of power tariff. “This is for the first time that a tariff…

Govt authorises import of ‘game-changing’ Hepatitis-C drug from US

Courtesy Of Dawn News ISLAMABAD: The government has authorised the import of an expensive Hepatitis-C drug from the United States to improve treatment for the estimated eight million people carrying the blood infection, officials said on Monday. Hailed by experts as a “game-changer”, Sovaldi, which has been on the market since 2013, costs around $1,000…