load-shedding


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Noun1.load-shedding - cutting off the electric current on certain lines when the demand becomes greater than the supply
restriction, limitation - an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
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KHAIRPUR -- Power load-shedding upto 18 hours and over six hours continued to hit villages and towns of Larkana and Khairpur districts respectively, within 24 hours on daily basis amid heat wave.
PESHAWAR -- The long hours' unscheduled load-shedding have irked residents of different areas of Charsadda Road Peshawar where families mostly children are being exposed to scorching heat these days.
The richest province of Pakistan, Balochistan, is the biggest victim of load-shedding. People are continuously suffering from long hours of load-shedding.
LAHORE -- Citizens continue to suffer after Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) resorted to unscheduled and prolonged load-shedding in the hot and humid weather.
KARACHI -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar on Thursday said that what measure has been done by K-Electric in Karachi to end load-shedding from the city.
Hence chief executives of all nine regions of electricity supply companies are being unfair in preparing the load-shedding schedules for common people while exempting their own residential areas from load-shedding.
brFrom which authority do you take permission for load-shedding?" the top judge then inquired.
PESHAWAR:Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) government has fulfilled yet another promise of load-shedding free Pakistan by adding thousands of megawatt electricity in national grid, which would bolster economic development and provide much needed relief to industrial and domestic consumers.This was stated by PML-N Parliamentary leader, Sardar Aurangzaib Nalota while talking to APP in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly.
"We have no option but to manage the shortfall by load-shedding until weather conditions change and power consumption is reduced," he added.
ISLAMABAD -- The load-shedding in the parts of Punjab and Interior Sindh continues as the power shortfall exceeded 2800MW owing to smog and some technical faults.
KARACHI -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar on Thursday questioned what measures K-Electric (KE) was taking to end load-shedding in Karachi.