8 May 2013 - 08:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s Indus River System Authority (IRSA) said it is unable to meet irrigation demands after the Water and Power Development Authority failed to comply with its orders to reduce water discharg
2 Apr 2013 - 00:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan could lose 21 percent of irrigation water to leaks during the kharif (summer crop) season, which began April 1, according to an advisory panel of the Indus River System Authority (IR
Pressure Over Future Water Needs Could Lead to Increased Competition Between India, Pakistan: Stimson Center
1 Mar 2013 - 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Increasing social, economic and political pressure and dwindling water supplies in the Indus River Basin could lead to increased competition between India and Pakistan, according to a report publ
20 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Netherlands, THE HAGUE — The International Court of Arbitration at The Hague has ruled that India can move forward with construction of the $687 million USD Kishenganga hydropower project in northern Kashmir, but rejected
4 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — The Lahore High Court last week ordered the Pakistani government to move ahead with construction of the long-delayed and politically charged multi-billion-dollar Kalabagh Dam, saying it was necessa
21 Nov 2012 - 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board last week asked authorities to remove what it called a “land-grabbing mafia” from the area reserved for Greater Karachi Water Project, K-IV.
22 Oct 2012 - 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — A seven- person team with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has expressed interest in supporting Pakistani water and power projects.
13 Sep 2012 - 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The United States could provide funding for Pakistan's $13 billion USD Diamer Bhasha Dam project, which has stalled over funding issues and objections from neighboring India.
23 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan's Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) at its latest meeting has approved $2.4 billion USD worth of water projects throughout the country, including dams, canals, h
16 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — Work on Pakistan’s strategic Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project (NJHP) has stalled due to financial problems, with the cash-strapped government unable to release $83 million USD to the Chinese contra
10 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The Pakistani government has decided to fast-track work on the long awaited Kachhi Canal project in Balochistan province, which has been stalled by official apathy and violence involving militants
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
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.
11 Jun 2012 - 08:09 by Local Press Report
LONDON (The Independent) — Seven of the world's 10 most populated regions face such severe water shortages over the next three decades that they threaten to derail the growth which hundreds of millions of people in the dev
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
24 Jan 2012 - 11:21 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (The News International (Pakistan)) — India has developed a master plan to build nine large dams in Kashmir, in addition to the Nimoo-Bazgo and Chuttak hydropower projects on the Indus River.
4 Oct 2011 - 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan has established a new agency, the Pakistan Trans-Border Water Organization (PTWO), to protect its water rights against what it deems violations by upper riparian countries India and Afgh