7 May 2013 - 10:46 by Local Press Report
LAHORE (Hydro World) — Ambassador of South Korea to Pakistan Choong Joo Choi Friday called on the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) chairman Syed Raghib Abbas Shah on Friday and discussed with him
3 Jan 2013 - 10:46 by Local Press Report
KATHMANDU (My Republica) — Experts from the South Asia region have urged for reframing of bilateral as well as multilateral treaties on water resources and change the base of further negotiation on such issues in order to pr
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
30 Nov 2012 - 10:59 by Local Press Report
KABUL (Business Recorder) — National Engineering Services Pakistan Limited (NESPAK) won two mega dam projects in Afghanistan after an international open competition, which shows its recognition as a world-class consultant, no
15 Oct 2012 - 09:35 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (Pakistan Observer) — A Russian delegation comprising heads of Russian companies are on a four day visit regarding cooperation in the fields of Railways, Water and Power and Frame Work Cooperation Agreement with GENCO a
20 Sep 2012 - 08:50 by Local Press Report
ILOILO (Business Mirror) — "Don't risk a catastrophic collapse of a dam in the heart of Panay." This warning to the President was aired on Wednesday by 80 foreign and local delegates attending the International Conferen
12 Sep 2012 - 09:12 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (The Express Tribune) — Russia is seeking direct award of a construction contract for the $13 billion USD Diamer Bhasha Dam in a government-to-government deal without resorting to international competitive bidding, source
9 Aug 2012 - 21:24 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (The Indian Express) — In South Asia, a billion people do not use improved sanitation facilities and 700 million practice open defecation, compromising on their dignity, as countries struggle to provide drinking water
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
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.
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.
23 May 2012 - 08:31 by Local Press Report
ENSCHEDE (Scientific American) — China is the largest water consumer in the world followed by India and the United States.
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
15 Nov 2010 - 20:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan has stepped up efforts to complete its strategic $1.5 billion USD Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project on time, fearing that it may lose priority rights over water from the
1 Nov 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
Pakistan, karachi (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — Water shortages in Karachi reached 80 million gallons last week because of frequent power load-shedding at pumping stations. Rashid Siddiqui, bulk supply executive engineer at the
18 Oct 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on October 11 signed a memorandum of understanding with China's Sinohydro Corporation Limited to study the feasibility of transporting water from the Indus Ri
18 Oct 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
karachi (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — The "hydrant mafia" in Karachi is stealing some $1.7 million USD worth of water from areas near Jalalabad, according to the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB).
18 Oct 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
Pakistan, karachi (The Express Tribune (Pakistan)) — The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) initiated water supply for the Rabi (winter lanting) crops in Pakistan's provinces. Some 2.5 million liters per second of water is being given
11 Oct 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) decided to build the Munda Dam on the Swat River to ensure smooth supply of irrigation water to the surrounding area.
4 Oct 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
Pakistan, karachi (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — The Pakistan Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has drawn up a plan to restore damaged water and sewage lines in Sindh, the PDMA said in a statement last week. At a high-level meeting at the
20 Sep 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — L ack of irrigation water led to violent conflict between Shalozan and Shalozan Tangi tribe members in Kurram Agency in Pakistan's isolated tribal belt.
20 Sep 2010 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
duBai (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — UAE-based So-Safe Water Technologies sent 100 water purifying units to flood-hit areas in Pakistan. "Millions have been affected with poor quality water since the floods started. We wanted
30 Aug 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — I In recent weeks, national governments, lending institutions and non-governmental organizations have announced increases in aid packages for victims of recent devastating floods in Pakistan.
16 Aug 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — A report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) accused senior political leaders from Pakistan's Sindh province, including Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Sindh
9 Aug 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Monsoon rains that started at the end of July have caused devastating floods along the Indus River basin, killing some 1,600 people and leaving millions more without food, water or shelter.
2 Aug 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — The government of Japan will extend grant assistance worth $40 million USD to the government of Pakistan for the project to improve the water supply system in Abbottabad.
26 Jul 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — India has agreed to allow Pakistan to inspect two hydropower plants on the Indus River in Indian-administered Kashmir to allay Islamabad's concerns over their designs.
12 Jul 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A leading Pakistani economist is calling for revising the water tariff in the country and adopting environmental fiscal reform (EFR) in drinking water sector.
21 Jun 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (DAWN .com (Pakistan)) — The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) decreased water supply to Pakistan's Sindh and Punjab provinces because the inflow into the Indus River has dropped due to low temperature in the western Hima
14 Jun 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The three-day India-Pakistan official talks on Indus River Water Commission ended on June 2 with the two sides addressing contentious issues related to three power projects being
7 Jun 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Pakistan Observer) — Pakistan finalized its draft to enter into a water treaty with Afghanistan, according to a senior official at the Foreign Office. "The document will soon be
3 May 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (APP (Pakistan)) — Turkey will help Pakistan with modern irrigation systems and water conservation, according to Pakistani Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture Nazar Muhammad Gondal.
3 May 2010 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD, turkey (APP (Pakistan)) — Turkey will help Pakistan with modern irrigation systems and water conservation, according to Pakistani Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture Nazar Muhammad Gondal.
26 Apr 2010 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — T he United States is looking to make significant investments in the water, energy and agricultural sectors in Pakistan, in a bid to stabilize the country's ailing economy.
12 Apr 2010 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — Pakistan has been offered a $500 million USD investment for building water treatment plants at various locations by Malaysian company Renexus.
12 Apr 2010 - 20:57 by Local Press Report
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Daily Times (Pakistan)) — The administration of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) will upgrade water supply systems, according to Islamabad Chief Commissioner Tariq Mehmood Pirzada. Pirzada said the water supply
5 Apr 2010 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, LAHORE — Pakistan asked for satellite monitoring of river flows during three-day talks with India that ended in Lahore on March 30.
Construction of the Nemoo Bazgo and
15 Mar 2010 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Pakistan, karachi — Sindh and Punjab provinces, which have been at loggerheads on water sharing, agreed to cooperate on water sharing at