29 Jun 2012 - 08:37 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Russia on Thursday expressed their willingness to finance mega electricity import and hydropower electric projects respectively. A six-member delegation of Rus
28 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province has given approval for the Daducha Dam project, which will supply the city of Rawalpindi with 25 million gallons of water per day for the next five deca
26 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The French government said it will provide $1.5 USD billion USD for construction of the Munda Dam, Shakil Durrani, chairman of the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), told reporters last
25 Jun 2012 - 09:10 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Pakistan Observer) — The World Bank has agreed to provide financial assistance for the 4,320mw Dasu hydropower project which will be constructed in phases after the 4,500mw Diamer Basha dam project is initiated and a f
25 Jun 2012 - 08:19 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (Global Travel Industry News) — Heavy floods are expected in mountain ranges of Himalaya, Hindu Kush, and Pamir again this year. Possible affected countries include China, Northern India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan.
25 Jun 2012 - 09:27 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — The Ravi commission, constituted on the orders of the Green Bench of the Lahore High Court, has sought a baseline study of the river in order to identify the pollution sources, polluters and the af
21 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — China’s Export-Import Bank has approved a $448 million USD loan for Pakistan’s 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project.
20 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board, the largest water and wastewater utility in Pakistan, is planning a $330 million USD spend to overcome shortages in the city, according to an officia
18 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — The World Health Organization (WHO) last week urged countries in South and Southeast Asia to adopt the typhoid vaccine in an effort to battle the disease.
11 Jun 2012 - 08:19 by Local Press Report
karachi (Pakistan Today) — Karachities staged violent protests against prolonged and unscheduled loadshedding, water shortages and lawlessness in the city this weekend. It should be mentioned that several areas of city
8 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — China will lend Pakistan $1.2 billion USD to build a pipeline to supply water from the Ghazi Bartoha Dam on the Indus River to the Pakistani twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, which are facin
6 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, LINCOLN, NE — Government action on matters from smallholder farming to effective water basin management is essential if agricultural productivity is to be increased and the world is to make wise use of its water
5 Jun 2012 - 15:19 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — Water is going to be the dominant concern in Pakistan-India talks as the cases of Baglihar and Kishanganga have greatly altered the dynamics of negotiating issues between the two countries. Th
5 Jun 2012 - 10:21 by Local Press Report
A sample of sewage collected from the Gadap Town in Karachi has tested positive for the polio virus, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The organisation is covering th
4 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A project to increase the capacity of Pakistan’s second-largest dam may hit a snag due to water shortages, according to the country’s Water and Power Development Authority.
4 Jun 2012 - 10:56 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The International News) — Pakistan's Punjap District Coordination Officer (DCO) Noor-ul-Amin Mengal has ordered the Wasa to provide continuous supply of water to the citizens and the generators installed at tube-wells shoul
31 May 2012 - 10:42 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — Chinese Compnay Suntech would develop projects of 100 mega watt (MW) in suitable regions of Pakistan in phases by installing each plant with generating capacity of 20 MW, Dr Shi Zhengrong, Chairman
29 May 2012 - 21:23 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Phys.org) — A new study combining the latest archaeological evidence with state-of-the-art geoscience technologies provides evidence that climate change was a key ingredient in the collapse of the great Indus
25 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Pakistan’s Punjab Irrigation Department has declared a water emergency in the state this month, as crippling shortages force growers to cut the amount of cotton sown by 50 percent.
22 May 2012 - 09:34 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — Due to the government’s silence over Kalabagh Dam, Pakistan is suffering a loss of $1.4 billion USD annually.
22 May 2012 - 09:08 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Pakistan Today) — The government of the Republic of Korea is establishing water supply systems for the Pakistani villages of Phalia, Mandi Bahaudin with the grant aid of $4 million USD.
21 May 2012 - 20:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
United Kingdom, BATH — A new study from risk analysis experts Maplecroft identifies China, India, Pakistan, South Africa and the United States as containing large tracts where unsustainable water use is outpacing suppl
21 May 2012 - 17:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s Ministry of Water and Power is investigating problems it found in the contract award for the 106-megawatt Golen Gol hydropower project.
21 May 2012 - 10:41 by Local Press Report
karachi (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — Pakistan is heading towards severe water shortage as Indian government has decided to build seven dams on rivers running into Pakistan for held Kashmir. Pakistan has absolute rights on these r
17 May 2012 - 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — The Pakistani government this month asked the Rawalpindi Cantonment Board in Punjab province to return funds it spent almost a decade ago.
17 May 2012 - 09:28 by Local Press Report
karachi (The International News) — Siemens Pakistan has installed five water filtration plants in villages affected by floods, a statement said on Wednesday. Two plants were installed in Sujawal, one in Civil Hospital Sujawal
17 May 2012 - 09:24 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The Express Tribune) — The Pakistan government should revive the Provincial Sustainable Development Fund (PSDF) to pay for the mitigation of environmental pollution by industries, a price that could rise to $1.5 billion
16 May 2012 - 21:44 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (Pakistan Today) — Drinking a sufficient amount of water daily reduces the risk of cancer of any sort as well as lowers the risk of clotting and blood pressure. According to a Washington University study, drinki
13 May 2012 - 16:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Chinese investors this month indicated they would provide $448 million USD in financing for the Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project, but have asked Pakistan to first remove some of the obstacles to
1 May 2012 - 14:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — A new analysis reveals high levels of lead in Keenjhar Lake, a major source of supply to Karachi and the nearby town of Jhimpir.
1 May 2012 - 14:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan this month launched its first-ever Climate Change Adaptation project to combat the effects of glacier melt in its mountainous areas.
1 May 2012 - 10:45 by Local Press Report
karachi (The Express Tribune (Pakistan)) — Full Story - The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) has requeste
1 May 2012 - 10:38 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (Christian Science Monitor (United States)) — Full Story - Khalil Afridi, a social worker in Khyber
1 May 2012 - 10:32 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (The Express Tribune (Pakistan)) — Full Story - Pakistan is among the countries in the world that is sufferin
1 May 2012 - 09:55 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (Eurasia Review) — Full Story - Environmentalists and scientists have urged India and Pakistan to
24 Apr 2012 - 09:40 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Dawn Media (Pakistan)) — Full Story - The National Assembly’s Kashmir Committee has called upon the government to
24 Apr 2012 - 09:48 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (Online International News Network (Pakistan)) — Full Story - Sufficient funds should be allocated in the forthcoming budget for energy project and construction of dam and wate
17 Apr 2012 - 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — Ten thousand people die in Karachi every year due to renal infections caused by contaminated water, according to a report released this month by the Pakistan Council of Research on Water Resource