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  1. Pakistan And Australia Sign MOU On Water Resources Collaboration

    19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Margaret Adamson, and Secretary for Water Resources, Shamail Khawaja, on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Australia and Pakistan fo ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2018 - 08:49

  2. 17 Maharashtra Districts Face Water Scarcity

    19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report MUMBAI India Today The dark clouds of drought are looming large over Marathwada and Vidarbha region of Maharashtra due to prolonged dry spell that threaten Kharif crops. According to the government officials, if th ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2018 - 08:49

  3. ADB Loan Will Help Protect Yangtze River's Lonxi Watershed

    18 Sep 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 Millian USD loan to protect a water basin of China's Yangtze River. The ADB said September 18 that the loan for a "complementa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2018 - 11:36

  4. Pakistan: Sindh Growers Stage Hunger Strike Over Lack Of Water For Irrigation

    18 Sep 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report DADU Daily Times Hundreds of growers on Monday (September 17) staged a hunger strike in front of the Dadu press club, Dadu, Sindh Province, in protest against the Irrigation Department officials over lack of water ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 11:02

  5. ADB Finances Improvement Of Water Supply, Sanitation In Laos

    18 Sep 2018- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Info MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to provide additional financing of $30.5 Million USD in grant funding to help the Laos government improve water supply and sanitation. The additional financing wi ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/18/2018 - 10:38

  6. China Energy Policies Should Balance Air, Carbon, Water Goals

    18 Sep 2018- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Info PRINCETON NJ, United States Researchers have warned that while China’s use of coal-based synthetic natural gas is, on one hand, favorable, on the other, will increase carbon emissions and water demand, especially in re ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/18/2018 - 11:40

  7. "Tankers Mafia" And Corruption Reported At Pakistan Desal Plants

    18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report QUETTA The Nation Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Mirza Muhammad Irfan Baig on Thursday took notice of corruption in three water desalination plants costing more than Rs1 billion f ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 08:07

  8. Mining Giant Avoids Full Environmental Impact Assessment Of Water Extraction Plan

    18 Sep 2018- 07:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Indian mining giant Adani's plan to build a 61 kilometer pipeline to pump up to 12.5 billion liters of water a year from a river in drought-stricken Queensland has come closer to reali ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2018 - 07:28

  9. Is Corruption Wasting Chinese Money In Africa?

    18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report BEIJING Foreign Policy Magazine Two decades of financial data, evolving business and cultural ties, and the latest news from the just-concluded Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing suggest that the China-Af ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 08:07

  10. Manila Faces Water Shortage By 2021

    18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report MANILA PhilStar The government’s non-approval of a P13-billion water treatment plant in Laguna Lake may result in water shortage in Metro Manila by 2021. Manila Water chief operating officer Geodino Carpio said the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 08:08

  11. Pakistan: Chief Justice Demands Usage Data From Mineral Water Companies

    18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD DAWN Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took suo motu (on its own initiative) notice of the exploitation of water resources by mineral water companies operating in the country, and ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 08:07

  12. Climate Variability Is "Key Driver" Of World Hunger: UN

    12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2018 - 07:31

  13. Imran Khan Adds His Voice To Calls For Expat Funding For Dam Construction

    11 Sep 2018- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has described the ongoing water crisis to be the biggest issue for the country. In a televised address last week Imran said that he has been taking presentat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 10:52

  14. Climate Change: "Far Too Many Leaders Have Refused To Listen", Says Guterres

    11 Sep 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres has called on global leaders to rein in climate change faster. “If we do not change course by 2020, we risk missing the point where we ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 09:36

  15. India Government Accused Of Trying To Help Reopen Sterlite Copper Plant

    11 Sep 2018- 07:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MADRAS, India A Tamil Nadu opposition politician has condemned a report by the Union Ministry of Water Resources that stated that the shuttered Sterlite Industry copper smelting plant was not the only cause of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 07:11

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