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  1. Poliovirus Detected in Lahore Sewage System

    12 Nov 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The Health Department in Pakistan's Punjab province on November 11th confirmed that poliovirus had been detected in samples taken from the sewage system in the city of Lahore. An anti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2015 - 09:59

  2. Islamabad Chamber of Commerce Call for Water Banking to Ensure Water Security

    10 Nov 2015- 08:20 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Tmes Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Sunday said government should establish water banks to save country from looming drought and ensure water security, citing an 80% drop in ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2015 - 08:21

  3. Pakistan to Approach World Bank to Finance Tarbela Dam Pipeline Project

    9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has decided to approach the World Bank about financing a $1.2 billion USD project that would supply drinking water from Tarbela Dam on the Indus River to the twin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2015 - 10:21

  4. WWF-Pakistan Introduces Water Stewardship Standards

    28 Oct 2015- 09:30 by Local Press Report LAHORE Daily Pakistan WWF-Pakistan, in collaboration with Nestlé Pakistan, hosted a Water Symposium and Launch Ceremony of Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standards in Lahore. The AWS standards have been ...

    Local Press Report - 10/28/2015 - 09:30

  5. Rawal Dam Water Polluted by Residential Colonies

    20 Oct 2015- 08:25 by Local Press Report RAWALPINDI Pakistan Today Rawal Dam water, which is being supplied to citizens of Rawalpindi, is being polluted by sewerage and other pollutants of twenty five residential colonies around the dam and its ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2015 - 08:26

  6. Karachi Residents Protests Lack of Water in Golimar

    19 Oct 2015- 08:51 by Local Press Report KARACHI Dunya News Residents on Saturday staged a protest against non-availability of water and power in Karachi’s Golimar area. Earlier, senior Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader had claimed that an artificial ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2015 - 08:51

  7. Pakistani Government Planning Kalabagh Dam, Six Other Reservoir Projects

    15 Oct 2015- 09:37 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Geo TV Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif told the Senate on Tuesday that seven water reservoir projects, including the controversial Kalabagh Dam, were under consideration. Energy ...

    Local Press Report - 10/15/2015 - 09:37

  8. Next Wars in Indian Subcontinent Will Be Over Water: Pakistani Official

    13 Oct 2015- 08:36 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Pakistan Today India is denying Pakistan its water rights by building dams on rivers that provide Pakistan water, in violation of international water agreements and accords, according to Senate Chairman ...

    Local Press Report - 10/13/2015 - 08:36

  9. WWF-Pakistan, PepsiCo Sign MoU for Green Office Initiative

    7 Oct 2015- 09:10 by Local Press Report LAHORE The Nation WWF-Pakistan and Pepsi-Cola International (Pvt.) Limited signed an MoU to implement the Green Office Initiative at the FritoLay plant, Sundar Industrial Estate, Lahore. Corporate Risk Energy ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2015 - 09:10

  10. Karachi Water Theft Suspects Still Not Convicted

    5 Oct 2015- 09:55 by Local Press Report KARACHI Express Tribune Trials relating to water theft-- one of the most lucrative businesses in the port city-- remain ambivalent as the authorities continue to show least interest in getting the culprits convicted ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2015 - 09:55

  11. Punjab Water Tax Collection Marred by Corruption

    30 Sep 2015- 08:39 by Local Press Report LAHORE Pakistan Today The Punjab Irrigation and Drainage Authority (PIDA) is unable to recover or collect abiana (water cess or tax) from farmers to meet its target, as most of the farmers are unwilling to pay the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2015 - 08:39

  12. Land Acquisition Complete for Diamer Bhasha Dam Reservoir

    23 Sep 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GILGIT, Pakistan The land acquisition process for the Diamer Bhasha Dam reservoir has been completed, Hafeez-ur-Rehman, chief minister of the Gilgit-Baltistan autonomous region, where the project will be built ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2015 - 10:35

  13. Pakistan Lobbies World Bank on Indian Hydropower Projects

    10 Sep 2015- 10:16 by Local Press Report LAHORE The Nation Pakistan will formally inform the Indian government about its decision to lobby the World Bank against the two controversial hydropower projects being built by the neighbouring country in Indian ...

    Local Press Report - 09/10/2015 - 10:16

  14. Pakistan's Prime Minister Approves $70 Million Water Supply Project for Murree

    2 Sep 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has given approval for the Murree Bulk Water Supply Project, which will transport water from the Jhelum River to the tourist resort of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/02/2015 - 10:16

  15. Pakistan Developing Its First Ever National Water Management Policy

    28 Aug 2015- 08:45 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif has said that the government is in the process of formulating country's first ever water management policy and the parliament is ...

    Local Press Report - 08/28/2015 - 08:45

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