Turning off the lights in Pakistan is counterproductive to saving energy

ISLAMABAD (AP) – Most of Pakistan was left without electricity on Monday as an energy-saving measure by the government backfired. The power outage spread panic and raised questions about the cash-strapped government’s handling of the country’s economic crisis. Officials said it all started when electricity was cut during low-use hours overnight to save fuel across … Read more

Pakistani army chief visits Saudi Arabia amid economic crisis | News

Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistan’s new army chief held talks with senior Saudi officials, including the defense minister, on his first official trip to the Gulf kingdom as the South Asian country grapples with an unprecedented economic crisis. Gen. Syed Asim Munir, who took charge in November, followed in the footsteps of his predecessors in visiting … Read more