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  1. Pakistan Could Use Solar Water Treatment to Fight Effects of Drought: Study

    3 Feb 2015- 09:53 by Local Press Report MITHI Daily Times Worsening drought has led to over 80 percent of water resources in Pakistan’s southern Tharparker district becoming unfit for people to drink, a new study says. That has led to plans by the Sindh ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2015 - 09:53

  2. Pakistan to Raise Concerns at Indus Water Commission Meeting

    2 Feb 2015- 09:49 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI PTI Pakistan is expected to raise its concerns over certain power projects set up by India in Jammu and Kashmir at the 111th meeting of the Indus Water Commission which began here on Sunday. The six-member ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2015 - 09:49

  3. Karachi Cracks Down on Water Theft

    27 Jan 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report KARACHI Gulf News Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) with the assistance of paramilitary Rangers demolished 17 illegal hydrants and removed 31 illegal water connections as part of its ongoing campaign against ...

    Local Press Report - 01/27/2015 - 10:30

  4. World Bank Approves $138 Million for Sindh Water Sector Improvement

    18 Dec 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The World Bank today approved $138 million USD additional financing to the Sindh Water Sector Improvement Project to further improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the irrigation ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2014 - 10:04

  5. Seven More Children Die in Pakistani Drought

    11 Dec 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daiji World At least seven more children have reportedly died in drought-hit Tharparkar district in Pakistan's Sindh province, taking the unofficial toll this year to 533, media reported Wednesday. ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2014 - 10:13

  6. Pakistan Approves Two Hydropower Projects in Kashmir

    9 Dec 2014- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government last week approved two new hydropower projects in Kashmir-- the 40-megawatt Dowarian project and the 35-megawatt Nagdar project, worth a total of $128 million USD. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2014 - 10:43

  7. Pakistani Government Report Says Bad Information From India Worsened Flood Impacts

    8 Dec 2014- 09:58 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Free Press Journal India aggravated monsoon-triggered floods in Pakistan by providing faulty information, a post-flood report by the government has claimed. Under the Indus Waters Treaty, India is bound to ...

    Local Press Report - 12/08/2014 - 09:58

  8. Karachi's Water Crisis Due to Contamination, Shortages, Faulty Infrastructure

    26 Nov 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s largest city faces problems with unclean water supply, water shortages caused by theft and faulty infrastructure, and high water prices for supply via water tankers, experts said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2014 - 10:46

  9. Pakistan’s Glaciers Melting Faster Than Previously Thought: Study

    24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani meteorologists who studied six glaciers in the country’s Karakorum Range have found that all were melting faster than previous studies had indicated, raising concerns about ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/24/2014 - 10:41

  10. China, Pakistan Sign $45 Billion Infrastructure Deal

    24 Nov 2014- 10:33 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Reuters The Chinese government and banks will finance Chinese companies to build $45.6 billion worth of energy and infrastructure projects in Pakistan over the next six years, according to new details of ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2014 - 10:33

  11. Pollution, Exotic Species Threaten Pakistan's Freshwater Resources

    21 Nov 2014- 11:00 by Local Press Report KARACHI Daily Times Experts have serious concern about over-fishing of marine and freshwater resources in Pakistan. Habitat degradation, pollution and introduction of exotic fish species have seriously affected the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2014 - 11:00

  12. Pakistan's Tharpakar Drought Kills Five More

    17 Nov 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report THARPARKAR Pakistan Today Five more infants have passed away due to malnutrition in the drought-stricken Tharparkar district on Sunday. With these new deaths, the toll has reached 65 in the last 47 days. A six ...

    Local Press Report - 11/17/2014 - 10:03

  13. Pakistani Provincial Cabinet to Investigate Tharparkar Drought

    14 Nov 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report THARPARKAR Dunya News Chief Minister of Sindh (CM) Syed Qaim Ali Shah along with other ministers arrived in 65 protocol cars at Mithi for Sindh Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. According to details, CM Sindh on ...

    Local Press Report - 11/14/2014 - 10:19

  14. Pakistani State to Supply Uninterrupted Supply in Two Years

    12 Nov 2014- 10:59 by Local Press Report LAHORE Hindustan Times Punjab minister for rural water supply Surjit Singh Rakhra has said that the state government has set aside Rs. 4,000 to ensure uninterrupted supply of potable drinking water as well as ...

    Local Press Report - 11/12/2014 - 10:59

  15. Drought in Pakistan’s Tharparkar District Has Killed 61 Children in 42 Days

    11 Nov 2014- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MITHI, Pakistan The ongoing drought in the Tharparkar district of Pakistan’s Sindh province has led to the deaths of 61 children in the last 42 days, and as many as 470 people over the last three years, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2014 - 13:15

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