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  • Wasa workers threaten to stop water supply to Hyderabad today

    HYDERABAD: Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa), Hyderabad, employees on Monday threatened to disrupt water supply to the city in protest against non-payment of their salaries and dues and the relevant authorities’ indifference towards their other issues...

    Organised by Hyderabad Development Authority’s Mehran Workers Union, a demonstration was held by Wasa employees outside the local press club where participants carrying banners and...

  • SC sacks KWSB MD after report reveals substandard water supply in Karachi, Hyderabad

    The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the removal of Karachi Water and Sewage Board Managing Director Misbahuddin during hearing of a case on the government’s failure to provide safe drinking water and sanitation facilities to the people of Sindh...

    A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim, Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Faisal Arab were hearing the case pertaining to the lack of provision of safe...

  • Karachi water crisis: Free water tanker service begins today, says minister

    KARACHI: Sindh Information and Local Government Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has stated that the service comprising 1000 free water tankers will start on Monday in the city for the areas facing acute water shortage...

    Talking to reporters after a meeting held with the management of the Karachi Water Sewerage Board (KWSB) and the city administration to review the water crisis in the city, he said the tanker service would be free of...

  • Review: The Water Diviner—Water woes

    After a long and celebrated career of award-winning acting performances, Russell Crowe moves into the director’s chair for the first time in The Water Diviner, and while it’s not a flawless start for the new filmmaker, it is certainly a respectable one...

    The emotional film is set after the end of the First World War and tells the tragic tale of Joshua Connor (Russell Crowe), who is something of a psychic Australian farmer with the...

  • 'Rid Karachiites of water tankers': SC says as CM Murad, Kamal appear in unsafe water case

    Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal and Karachi police chief Mushtaq Ahmed Mahar appeared before the Supreme Court on Wednesday for a hearing on a plea concerning provision of clean drinking water and safe environment in the province...

    Headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, a three-judge bench at the SC Karachi registry is hearing the constitutional petition of Shahab Usto, a...

  • Water commission reprimands officers over shabby state of water supply, sewerage installations

    HYDERABAD: Retired Jus­tice Amir Hani Muslim, new head of the Supreme Court-mandated water commission, on Monday reprimanded officers concerned over dilapidated state of water supply and sewerage installations...

    He directed Hyderabad Dev­elo­pment Authority (HDA) and Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) to protect their water and sewerage facilities from encro­a­chers and asked Hyder­abad Electric Supply Company (Hesco) to ensure...

  • 'Why is there no water in taps at homes?' Water commission reprimands KWSB

    Justice retired Amir Hani Muslim, head of the Supreme Court-mandated water commission, reprimanded the managing director (MD) of Karachi Water and Sewage Board (KWSB) for lack of provision of water in the provincial capital...

    "Where did the water go? What is happening in Karachi?" Justice Hani lashed out at the water body head, noting that even those residing near the hydrants were not getting water while others had to line up from...

  • CJ takes suo motu notice, seeks data on usage of water by mineral water companies

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took suo motu notice of the exploitation of water resources by mineral water companies operating in the country, and sought data regarding water usage by these companies from concerned departments...

    CJP Nisar also directed the attorney general and all advocate generals to convey his directives to mineral water companies...

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