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  1. Deadly Monsoon Downpours Cause Mass Displacement In Nepal, India, Pakistan Bangladesh, Myanmar

    16 Jul 2019- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India Monsoon rainfall has caused and mudslides across parts of Nepal, northern India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar in recent days causing more than 100 deaths, and mass evacuations. UN chief An ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:22

  2. Green Climate Fund Supports Pakistan Water Management

    8 Jul 2019- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SONGBO, Korea The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has issued a $35 Million USD grant for water management and agriculture projects in the Indus River Basin in Pakistan. Home to nearly 90 million people, the Basin prod ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 10:33

  3. Unnamed China Company Ready To Invest $3 Billion USD In Lahore Water Systems

    23 Jun 2019- 11:13 by Local Press Report LAHORE The Express Tribune A Chinese environmental company is ready to invest $3 billion in the clean drinking water and sanitation system in Lahore, said Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) Chairman Sardar ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2019 - 11:19

  4. Pakistan Pres Describes Karachi Desal Options

    10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report KARACHI Associated Press Pakistan President Arif Alvi here on Sunday said a desalination plant with the capacity to treat 1100 to 1400 million gallons of water per day was a viable option to meet the challenge of w ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2019 - 07:39

  5. World's Rivers Polluted By Antibiotics

    29 May 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YORK, United Kingdom Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances. Scientists looked for 14 comm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2019 - 08:14

  6. $200 Million USD From ADB For Potable Water In Punjab

    27 May 2019- 06:45 by Local Press Report LAHORE DAWN The Asian Development Bank has allocated $200 million to provide clean drinking water schemes in Sahiwal City and implementation plan is ready under the aegis of Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement I ...

    Local Press Report - 05/27/2019 - 06:52

  7. China To Help Provide Clean Drinking Water To 1,500 Schools In Pakistan

    23 May 2019- 10:58 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Radio Pakistan China will help provide clean drinking water to 1,500 schools in Pakistan. This resolve was expressed during a meeting of a delegation led by Vice-President of Chinese Academy of Sciences Z ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2019 - 10:58

  8. Pakistan PM Breaks Ground On Mohmand Dam

    5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report PESHAWAR The International News Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday performed ground-breaking ceremony of Mohmand Dam. Speaking on the occasion, he said China has built thousands of dams of which 5,000 were larger ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 05:24

  9. Silting Issues Reduce Pakistan Dams' Capacity

    29 Apr 2019- 10:29 by Local Press Report KARACHI DAWN “There has not been much thought given to the silting issue when speaking of dams here. The capacity in Mangla and Tarbela dams has decreased in the last 40 years due to silting. So are we to build a n ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2019 - 10:29

  10. China-Pakistan Consortium To Build Dam On Swat River

    8 Apr 2019- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan A Chinese-Pakistani consortium has signed an agreement with Pakistan authorities to construct a dam and 800 MW hydropower project on the Swat River in northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The project ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/08/2019 - 10:19

  11. World Bank Suspends Balochistan IWRM Project

    1 Apr 2019- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The World Bank has announced a 30-day suspension of the Balochistan Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) and Development Project on March 29, citing lack of construction progress and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2019 - 07:14

  12. Dire Consequences For Countries Exporting Virtual Water

    22 Mar 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON The production of goods for export is depleting the water supplies of some of the world’s poorest countries, a new report from WaterAid warns. Collaboration between the public and private sectors is cru ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2019 - 06:27

  13. 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

  14. India Stops Water Flow From Three Rivers Into Pakistan

    13 Mar 2019- 07:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India An Indian government Minister said this week that the country had stopped more than a half-a-million acre-feet of water of three eastern rivers, the Ravi, Beas and Sutlej, from flowing into Pa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:43

  15. 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

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