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  1. India Not Fulfilling Responsibilities Under Indus Water Treaty: Sartaj Aziz

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation India has not fulfilled its portion of responsibilities under the Indus Waters Treaty, Pakistan Foreign Advisor C said yesterday, amidst the Pakistan concerns over construction of new dams by ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2017 - 09:58

  2. Turkish Companies Keen to Invest in Pakistan Infrastructure

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report LAHORE The Tribune Turkish investors have expressed keen interest in investing in schemes related to water provision, wastewater management and housing across Punjab. In a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2017 - 09:58

  3. Karachi Quota Must Be Doubled, Mayor Tells Commission

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report KARACHI The International News Karachi’s water demand is over 1,000 million gallons per day (mgd) and, at present, the supply levels are languishing at around 650mgd. Given the growth in this city’s population over ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2017 - 09:58

  4. Water Commission Hearing: Karachi Mayor Requests Inclusion

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report KARACHI Dunya News Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar, submited an application on Thursday to be made a party in water commission hearing. He said that funds worth millions have been released for cleaning of water drainage ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  5. New UNDP Report: Pakistan Neglect Threatens Indus Accord

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD NewsX On Wednesday, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) released a new, “Develop­ment Advocate Pakistan”. Last week, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the World Bank Chief Executive Officer ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  6. Australian Funded Water Program Launched

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Islamabad-Australia on Tuesday launched a 15 million Australian dollar water program to boost agriculture and water management in Pakistan. The programme aims to continue longstanding bilateral ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  7. Gwadar Desal Plants Remain Abandoned Amid Shortage Crisis

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report GWADAR Dawn Despite a serious water shortage crisis in Gwadar and adjacent areas, the government has not made four desalination plants functional which have been lying abandoned for seven years. However, a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  8. Nestlé invests in Pakistani mango sector sustainability

    16 Jan 2017- 04:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lahore Nestlé Pakistan has signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) that will see it give financial backing to mango growers who employ drip irrigation systems, while also partnering with a leading research ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2017 - 04:28

  9. Punjab Vetoes Water Sharing

    18 Nov 2016- 01:37 by Local Press Report CHANDIGARH Deccan Herald The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday passed a unanimous resolution with regard to the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) project. It directed the state government not to hand over land to any agency and ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2016 - 01:37

  10. Iran’s Nuclear Negotiator Calls for Hydro-Diplomacy

    16 Nov 2016- 12:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs, this week called for Iran to put hydro-politics prominently on its international agenda. Araqchi serves as Iran’s chief ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2016 - 13:41

  11. Growers Protest in Sukkur Over Shortage

    15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report SUKKUR Dawn.com The growers whose lands are fed through the Narli minor (irrigation channel) staged a protest demonstration in front of the Ghotki deputy commissioner’s office at Mirpur Mathelo on Monday against ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2016 - 07:57

  12. Pakistan Warns India Against Breach of Treaty

    8 Nov 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Islamabad had warned New Delhi that Pakistan will respond with full force if India shows open aggression by breaching the World Bank sponsored Indus Waters Treaty (IWT). Policy Scarcity ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2016 - 08:47

  13. Cotton Sector Faces Lack of Water, Energy and Ideas

    7 Nov 2016- 03:19 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Dawn.com The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) has identified three challenges facing producers — including water, energy and lack of creative ideas — and urged the government to introduce new ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2016 - 03:19

  14. ADB offers $100m for Balochistan Projects

    1 Nov 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report QUETTA Dawn.com Asian Development Bank (ADB) has shown interest to provide financing for the construction of two watersheds in Zhob and Mola to boost agriculture and irrigation in these areas. Access Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2016 - 07:29

  15. No Water, No Tax: High Court

    27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by Local Press Report KARACHI The News The Sindh High Court ordered on Wednesday that the Clifton Cantonment Board (CBC) would not collect water tax from residents who were not being provided the commodity through supply line or tankers ...

    Local Press Report - 10/27/2016 - 10:53

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