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  1. Pakistan: World Bank May Cancel $38 Million USD Indus River Loan

    18 Mar 2019- 09:41 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD DAWN The World Bank has warned of cancelling its soft loan of $38 million to support the management and development of water resources in the Indus River, after finding little progress on the project sinc ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2019 - 09:41

  2. Pakistan Drought Causing Malnutrition, Disease, Internal Migration

    5 Mar 2019- 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has described the rates of malnutrition and disease in the southern Sindh and Balochistan provinces of Pakistan as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/05/2019 - 08:59

  3. China's Three Gorges Corporation Will Build $2.7 Billion USD Pakistan Hydro Project

    28 Feb 2019- 08:00 by OOSKAnews Info ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan officials announced February 27 that China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) has been selected to construct the 1,124 MW Kohala Hydropower Project (KHPP) along the Neelum-Jhelum River. The $2 ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/28/2019 - 08:00

  4. Pakistan Education Chief Says Climate Change Policy Is Weak And Inconsistent

    26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune The federal government’s climate change policy and its implementation strategy were slammed by the head of the apex higher education body for being weak, inconsistent, incoherent, and ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2019 - 10:10

  5. Imran Kahn Hails Allah's Blessings As Rain, Snow Fall In Pakistan

    3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday said the recent rains and snowfall are the blessings of Almighty Allah which will help crops in the rain-fed areas and also raise the water table. The country ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2019 - 10:27

  6. Why Isn't Pakistan Recharging Its Aquifers?

    18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Recharging our water aquifers is one way to help contend with our impending water crisis. Back in 2016, the Punjab government began a four-year project for recharging aquifers as part ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2019 - 11:06

  7. Pakistan Opposition Leader Urges Reconsideration Of Controversial Mohmand Dam Award

    15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Business Recorder Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif Monday urged the government to reconsider the award of contract of Mohmand Dam. Speaking in the National Assembly, he said th ...

    Local Press Report - 01/15/2019 - 11:27

  8. Pakistan Officials Will Inspect Controversial India Dam Sites

    13 Jan 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The government of India will permit Pakistan officials to inspect two controversial dam sites in the Chenab basin in a sign of some thawing in relations between the two signatories of the I ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 11:16

  9. Pakistan Accuses India Of River Indus "Water Theft"

    9 Jan 2019- 07:57 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times The Pakistan Supreme Court on Saturday issued a notice to the Indus Water Commission (IWC) over a petition filed against water theft from River Indus. The petitioner contended that India was st ...

    Local Press Report - 01/09/2019 - 07:57

  10. Pakistan Water Chief Dismisses "Conflict Of Interest" Allegations In Dam Contract Awards

    4 Jan 2019- 12:12 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Lieutenant General (retd) Muzammil Hussain on Wednesday defended handing Abdul Razzak Dawood’s company, Descon, the contract of Mo ...

    Local Press Report - 01/04/2019 - 14:28

  11. Pakistan Supreme Court Threatens Shutdown Of Mineral Water Companies

    4 Dec 2018- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Islamabad, Pakistan Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ordered mineral water companies to pay a correct price for groundwater extraction and fix water quality or be shut down. On December 3 Chief Justice Mian Saqib N ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 11:07

  12. Imran Khan Summons CCI Meeting On Water

    21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times Prime Minister Imran Khan summons Council of Common Interest’s (CCI) meeting at PM office in Islamabad today (November 19). According to details, the meeting will be attended by Chief minister ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2018 - 11:30

  13. Punjab Authorities Address Inefficiencies With "Master Water Plan"

    21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD DAWN Admitting water sector inefficiencies, provincial authorities say they are engaged in preparing a ‘Master Water Plan’, backed by legal cover, which encompasses regulation of abstraction of water and ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2018 - 11:30

  14. Pakistan Chief Justice Seeks To "Crowdfund" $17 Billion USD Diamer Basha Dam

    29 Oct 2018- 10:29 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD BBC News Cash-poor Pakistan is crowdfunding a drive to collect almost $17bn from its citizens, officials, businesses and stars in order to build two massive dams to help counter a future water crisis. One ...

    Local Press Report - 10/29/2018 - 10:29

  15. Pakistan Water Minister Calls For "War-footing" To Resolve Water Scarcity

    23 Oct 2018- 06:04 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda said on Saturday that the water issue should be taken seriously and all stakeholders should contribute to resolving it on a war-footing. The m ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2018 - 06:04

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