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  1. Pakistan Should Develop a National Water Strategy

    10 Oct 2014- 09:55 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times Water scarcity is emerging as a serious issue for Pakistan, which could badly affect its economy and government should focus on developing a National Water Strategy to cope with this issue of ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2014 - 09:55

  2. US Government Pledges Support for Pakistan’s Diamer-Bhasha Dam

    9 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US government this week pledged support for Pakistan’s massive $14 billion USD Diamer-Bhasha Dam project on the Indus River. During a Business Opportunity Conference at the US ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2014 - 10:13

  3. Climate Change Could Increase Freshwater Supplies for Some Parts of the World: MIT

    3 Oct 2014- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States Climate change has the potential to increase freshwater supplies for some parts of the world, while reducing it for others, according to a new study by researchers at the Massachusetts ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2014 - 10:52

  4. World Bank to Provide $11 Billion for Water, Hydropower, Flood Protection in Pakistan

    1 Oct 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The World Bank will provide some $11 billion USD to Pakistan over the next four years for water, irrigation and hydropower projects, including the Diamer-Bhasha and Dasu dams, as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2014 - 10:25

  5. ADB Proposes $65 Million Loan for Pakistani Dam

    24 Sep 2014- 10:41 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Financial Express The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has proposed a $65 million USD loan for the 100 megawatt Gulpur Hydropower Project, which was being implemented on a build-own-operate-transfer basis ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2014 - 10:41

  6. Pakistani Kashmiris Want Border Opened With India for Flood Relief Efforts

    23 Sep 2014- 10:32 by Local Press Report MUZAFFARABAD First Post Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's parliament on Monday called upon India to open the de facto border separating the two sides of the disputed territory to allow rescue officials to reach ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2014 - 10:32

  7. Pakistan Again Asks ADB to Fund Diamer-Bhasha Dam

    19 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar again asked for Asian Development Bank  (ADB) funding for the $14 billion USD, 4,500-megawatt Diamer-Bhasha dam project during talks with ADB President ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2014 - 10:13

  8. India’s Defense Ministry Warns of Water-Borne Disease Risk After Jammu and Kashmir Floods

    17 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s Defense Ministry warned this week that the more than 2 million people affected by severe flooding in the Jammu and Kashmir region are at risk of water-borne disease outbreaks as the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2014 - 10:13

  9. Pakistan, India Work Together to Mitigate Flood Effects

    10 Sep 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The governments of Pakistan and India, in a rare show of cooperation, have offered to assist one another in dealing with the devastation brought on by monsoon floods in the Jammu-Kashmir ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/10/2014 - 12:30

  10. India and Pakistan's Indus Treaty Talks Fail to Yield Results

    27 Aug 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan India and Pakistan this week held a third round of talks on disputed issues under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty. The two sides were unable to reach any kind of resolution, but Pakistani ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/27/2014 - 10:14

  11. Pakistani Institute to Ensure Drinking Water for Protesters

    25 Aug 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) has made special arrangements with the Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) health directorate to provide safe drinking water to all ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2014 - 10:22

  12. Pakistan’s WAPDA Launches Water, Hydropower Development Program

    29 Jul 2014- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), a state-owned public utility, this week announced a new national water resource and hydropower development program through which it ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2014 - 10:06

  13. Pakistan Approves $258 Million Water Project for Karachi

    23 Jul 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on July 18th approved the $258 million USD first phase of a water supply project in Karachi, the largest city in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2014 - 10:24

  14. Pakistan Sends Team to Investigate Indian Project

    21 Jul 2014- 10:25 by Local Press Report LAHORE Daily Bhaskar A four member panel from Pakistan is scheduled to visit Gujarat to study Narendra Modi's pet project- Sabarmati River Front Development Project (SRDP). According to a news report published ...

    Local Press Report - 07/21/2014 - 10:25

  15. Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province Will Spend $20.5 Million for Water Projects

    21 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PESHAWAR, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province has announced plans to invest $20.5 million USD for water projects during the new fiscal year, which began on July 1st. “Too much ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2014 - 10:26

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