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  • 29 Feb 2012- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi Sindh province will need $440 million USD to completely overhaul its archaic irrigation system, according to Sindh Finance Minister Murad Ali Shah. Shah’s remarks came during a meeting this month with Sindh Chief Minister Sindh Qaim
  • 28 Feb 2012- 22:01 by Local Press Report karachi Pakistan Observer The leather industry, a major earner of foreign exchange, is left without water due to supply suspension by the water board. Chairman PTA M. Khurshid Ahmed expressed his deep resentment on the attitude of Karachi Water &
  • 4 Oct 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE), formed by Singapore's Ministries of Trade and Industry and Foreign Affairs to respond to foreign requests to tap into Singapore's development experience, signed a memorandum of
  • 23 Aug 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report Pakistan, karachi Daily Times (Pakistan) Water supplied via tankers to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Karachi was found to be contaminated, and poor sanitation and lack of potable water have left more than 140 people suffering from several bacterial
  • 9 Feb 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi I he Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has plans to set up three desalination plants to generate 100,000 gallons of water daily to meet its growing requirements. For the past few years, the KPT has been purchasing water from private water
  • 26 Jan 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi The Sindh provincial government has given in-principle approval to the installation of desalination plants at Karachi Fish Harbor, to serve as a pilot project for future desalination facilities to ease the country's water shortage
  • 19 Jan 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi The government of Sindh province has urged Pakistan's president and prime minister to restore the 1991 Water Accord that would lead to an increase in water supply to the province. Currently, the provinces are sharing water under a
  • 26 May 2008- 22:29 by Local Press Report Pakistan, karachi Daily Times (Pakistan) — A new study on rainfall in Karachi and its effects on civic services calls for immediate preparation of a stormwater drainage master plan. The study by Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology says that the
  • 29 Jan 2008- 18:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India — Chennai's perennial water shortages could ease if a plan to build India's largest desalination plant gets under way. Chennai's estimated water consumption of 840 million liters per day is expected to grow substantially
  • 27 Nov 2007- 18:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India — India's $2 billion USD diversified business conglomerate, Murugappa Group, and its joint venture partner, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group, plan to launch technologies that will clean up contaminated soil and groundwater to make it
  • 27 Nov 2007- 18:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India — India's $2 billion USD diversified business conglomerate, Murugappa Group, and its joint venture partner, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group, plan to launch technologies that will clean up contaminated soil and groundwater to make it
  • 8 Oct 2007- 20:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, CHENNAI, India, China — It is the longest-running river-water sharing dispute in India, and perhaps one of the oldest such disputes globally: The neighboring states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in southern India have been engaged in a prolonged
  • 24 Sep 2007- 23:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi- Storage capacity of Mangla Dam reservoir is gradually decreasing because of sedimentation, threatening land and water resources in the Indus plain- one of the largest irrigation systems in the world. Investigations carried out by
  • 3 Sep 2007- 23:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi — The Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) will provide villagers in remote desert areas of Pakistan access to safe drinking water, pumping water through electricity produced by solar energy. According to the Ministry of Water