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  1. Climate Change Threatens Loss of Two-thirds Of Hindu Kush Himalaya Glaciers, 1.65 Billion People Live In Downstream Valleys

    5 Feb 2019- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A new report commissioned by the eight countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan, warns that current levels ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2019 - 12:37

  2. 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

  3. Pakistan Experts Inspect Contentious India Dams

    30 Jan 2019- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Per requirement of the Indus Waters Treaty and the agreement announced in mid-January, a three member delegation of Pakistani water experts arrived in India on January 27. The purpose of the v ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2019 - 08:25

  4. 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

  5. Russian Energy Giant To Invest In Pakistan Dams

    18 Jan 2019- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Giant state-run Russian energy company Inter RAO Group has offered to invest $2 Billion USD in Pakistan water and power sector projects, including the Mohmand dam on the Swat River. Inter RAO ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2019 - 08:55

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. $107 Million USD From ADB For Balochistan Water Projects

    9 Jan 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUETTA, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2019 - 07:02

  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. Two Million Gallon Balochistan Desal Plant Lies Idle

    4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report QUETTA The Express Tribune The Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms here on Thursday expressed its annoyance over the non-functioning of two million gallons desalination plant at Karwat in ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2018 - 06:51

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. First Turbine Goes Onstream At Rogun Dam

    19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2018 - 12:04

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