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Katas Raj case: Chief Justice imposes Rs 100mn fine on cement factory

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday imposed a fine on DG Khan Cement factory for water theft and making a false statement before the court in Katas Raj Temple pond case, ARY News reported. The two-member bench chaired by the CJP heard the case at the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry today (November 19). Citing a statement of the DG Khan Cement Factory, the CJP said: “The factory administration says they accumulated water for the factory through rain, but it’s a blatant lie.” Mr. Nisar said the court…

K-Electric fined Rs2 mn over weak power supply system

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs2 million on the K-Electric. According to a statement issued by the power regulatory authority, the K-Electric was penalized over non-compliance of performance standards, particularly its failure to restore power supply within the prescribed time frame and to ensure the safety of public in Karachi. Quoting media reports, it said large swathes of Karachi remained without electricity due to the tripping of almost 700…

NEPRA impose Rs5million fine on K-Electric

ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has imposed a fine of Rs. 5 Million on Karachi's electric supplier K-Electric Limited on "account of its failure to provide reliable power supply to consumers of Karachi on a nondiscriminatory basis", ARY News reported on Thursday. According to a statement released by NEPRA, K-Electric Limited was fined due to non-compliance of performance standards, distribution code and direction of the authority regarding provision of electricity to all consumers without…