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  • Minister suspends 19 Sepco officers, says meter readers 100pc corrupt

    SUKKUR: Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali has ordered suspension of 19 officers of the Sukkur Electric Power Company (Sepco) on charges of failure to perform duties in the best interest of the company and said meter readers are 100 per cent corrupt who have become millionaires through the ill-gotten money...

    A list of the 50 most corrupt meter readers had been prepared against whom action would be launched soon,...

  • Meter reading: Lesco to launch SMS

    LAHORE: Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco) has decided to send meter readings to the consumers on their mobile phones on a regular basis through SMS service, asking the field staff to start collecting their cell numbers for the purpose...

  • ‘Retailers must list sales tax on price tags separately’

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Wednesday made it binding on all registered retailers to show price and tax separately on the price tags and menu cards to ensure depositing of deducted tax in government kitty...

    The decision came at a time when retailers — especially those deals in selling of fabrics in local markets — have started charging sales tax at the rate of 17 per cent on retail price from consumers without...

  • 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...

  • 60pc of water being supplied to Hyderabad is unchlorinated

    HYDERABAD: About 60 per cent of the water being supplied currently to the city does not go through chlo­rination process of Wat­er and Sanitation Agency’s (Wasa) filtration plants as the civic body is in so deep a financial crisis that it cannot even pay salary to emp­loyees...

    Sindh government, on the other hand, is yet to take a decision on how to ensure payment of accumulating water and sewerage charges of the provincial...

  • Judicial commission seeks list of water, sanitation projects with progress report

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court-mandated commission on water and sanitation in Sindh on Monday expressed displeasure over the non-compliance with its order about transfer of water and sewerage schemes and sought from the local government secretary a list of such projects of the entire province with their status...

    While hearing a matter regarding some schemes in Mirpurkhas, head of the commission retried Justice Amir Hani Muslim observed...

  • Growers hold protests in Larkana, Sukkur over low paddy price, water shortage

    LARKANA: Paddy growers of various parts of Larkana district on Monday held a demonstration Jinnahbagh gate to demand a reasonable price of their produce...

    The protesters marched from Jinnahgate to the local press club where their leaders told reporters that paddy growers were being denied a reasonable rate despite the fact that the price of various paddy verities in the international market had gone high and rice growers in other...

  • 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...

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