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  1. Pakistan Seeks World Bank Arbitration to Resolve Water-Sharing Dispute With India

    9 Dec 2015- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government plans to ask the World Bank to appoint a neutral expert to help resolve the conflict between Pakistan and India over hydropower projects being built in the Kashmir ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/21/2015 - 15:51

  2. Pakistan’s IRSA to Review Water Availability More Often

    4 Dec 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Indus River System Authority (IRSA) has decided, for the first time since 1991, to review the country’s water availabilityon a monthly basis, rather than once every six ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2015 - 10:21

  3. Melting Glaciers Form Dangerous Lakes in Northern Pakistan

    23 Nov 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) is warning that 36 unstable glacial lakes that have appeared in valleys in the Gilgit-Baltistan region pose a direct threat to people’s lives ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/23/2015 - 10:39

  4. Pakistan Seeks Indian Consent for Third-Party Arbitration on Kashmir Hydropower Projects

    19 Nov 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Foreign Office has written to the Indian government this week, seeking that country’s consent to appoint a neutral expert to arbitrate in their dispute over two Indian two ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2015 - 10:00

  5. Karachi’s $240 Million K-IV Water Project Gets Environmental Clearance

    16 Nov 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week issued a no-objection certificate to the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), effectively giving the go-ahead for construction of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2015 - 10:03

  6. Lack of Water Hinders Foreign Investment in Karachi

    13 Nov 2015- 09:06 by Local Press Report KARACHI Daily Times Major international donors are interested in investing in Greater Karachi Water Supply Project K-IV, but non-availability of required water is hindering foreign investment. Access Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2015 - 09:06

  7. Pakistan to Build $114 Million Water Filtration Plant in Gwadar

    13 Nov 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government this week announced plans to build a $114 million USD water treatment plant to meet the current and future needs of the water-stressed city of Gwadar. Gwadar is an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/13/2015 - 10:04

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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