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  1. Pakistan's Supreme Court Warns CDA Over Waste Management

    29 Jan 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Supreme Court last week warned the Capital Development Authority (CDA) that it would face possible legal action if it fails to take measures to address waste disposal issues ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2014 - 10:04

  2. ICA Award Cost Pakistan $43 Million Annually in Power Generation

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan says it is looking at annual losses of $43 million USD due to lower electricity generation as a result of the International Court of Arbitration’s (ICA) recent decision to allow ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  3. Asian Scientists to Collaborate on Water, Environmental Protection

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Asian scientists agreed during an international conference last week that there was a need for greater collaboration in water research and more exchanges of knowledge and technology in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  4. Pakistan Urged to Form Water Taskforce

    23 Jan 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Water experts and scientists in Pakistan are calling for creation of a national water taskforce to review country’s current and future water availability and propose conservation measures. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2014 - 10:12

  5. Pakistan Earmarks $39 Million for Water Projects in Peshawar

    21 Jan 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PESHAWAR, Pakistan Pakistan has allocated $39 million USD over the next three years to restore two major canals that supply water to the city of Peshawar, in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The canals have been ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2014 - 10:10

  6. Study Finds Water From Pakistan’s Kotri Barrage Unfit for Human Consumption

    20 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The water flowing downstream from Pakistan’s Kotri Barrage on the Indus River is contaminated with high levels of arsenic and lead, and is unfit for human consumption, according to a new ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2014 - 13:26

  7. Pakistan to Launch “Pay for Water” Plan

    17 Jan 2014- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Water engineers in Pakistan’s Punjab province are developing a new “pay-for-water” aimed at conserving fast-depleting groundwater resources and generating revenue for the government. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/17/2014 - 10:02

  8. Pakistan's WAPDA Completes Design of Kalabagh Dam

    16 Jan 2014- 09:57 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) on January 13 announced that it has completed the detailed engineering design of the Kalabagh dam project, in the light of ...

    Local Press Report - 01/16/2014 - 09:57

  9. Pakistan Floats Tender for Gwadar Water Supply

    15 Jan 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan last week announced a tender for a major water supply project in the remote free trade port city of Gwadar, in the country's southwestern Balochistan province. The estimated ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2014 - 10:07

  10. Pakistan Losing 4 Percent of Economy to Poor Sanitation

    13 Jan 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune For the poor, water is a primary resource. The availability of water and proper sanitation is a global issue with over 884 million people suffering from poor conditions. Developing ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2014 - 09:59

  11. World Bank to Help Pakistan Tap Its Hydropower Potential

    13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank Group agreed last week to help Pakistan’s Federal Water and Power Ministry with plans to tap the country’s massive hydropower potential. At a meeting in Islamabad on January ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2014 - 10:00

  12. Pakistan Plans $1.2 Billion Water Pipeline for Capital

    10 Jan 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan is planning to build a new pipeline to supply freshwater from the Tarbela Dam reservoir on the Indus River to the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The project would be ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/10/2014 - 10:18

  13. Pakistan's Mega Water Project in Faisalabad to Be Completed in 2015

    8 Jan 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report FAISALABAD Pakistan Observer The mega project of water supply will be completed in the city by 2015 at cost of Rs 16 billion with joint venture of Punjab and French government, according to Punjab Minister for Law ...

    Local Press Report - 01/08/2014 - 10:03

  14. Diamer-Bhasha Dam a "Lifeline" for Pakistan's National Economy

    6 Jan 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Associated Press of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha dam project on Indus River is a ‘lifeline’ for national economy, producing cheaper electricity and saving $2.216 billion annually. The dam will go a long way in ...

    Local Press Report - 01/06/2014 - 10:04

  15. International Court Issues Final Decision in Dispute Over India’s Kishenganga Hydropower Project

    6 Jan 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands The long-running dispute over diversion of water from the Kishenganga River in India’s Jammu and Kashmir state appears to have come to a conclusion. In December, the International Court ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/06/2014 - 10:04

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