Disasters

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  • 19 Aug 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan has reportedly decided to approach an international court of arbitration to pursue the country’s case against India around the contentious Kishanganga and Ratle Power projects. The decision to move has been reached on the
  • 19 Nov 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Punjab state has announced plans to convert the Lahore Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) into a company. This move parallels the state government’s 2010 conversion of the city’s Solid Waste Management
  • 23 Jan 2013- 10:00 by Local Press Report LAHORE Daily Times (Pakistan) Up to 14 hours of load shedding has resulted in shortage of drinking water for the residents of Fleming Road, Qila Gujjar Singh, Madina Colony and many other areas of Lahore. Residents of these areas told Daily Times that due to
  • 22 May 2012- 09:34 by Local Press Report LAHORE Daily Times (Pakistan) Due to the government’s silence over Kalabagh Dam, Pakistan is suffering a loss of $1.4 billion USD annually. An early construction of the dam is inevitable for survival of Pakistan because if the government fails to take any
  • 13 Oct 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan(OOSKAnews) The government of Punjab this month took steps to protect water sources, as the provincial top court banned polythene bags, asking the government to pass legislation in six months to prohibit use, manufacturing, sale,
  • 27 Nov 2007- 18:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, LAHORE — Use of asbestos in water pipe has been banned in many places, but is still allowed in Pakistan. Now, a debate is underway in the country over whether or not government should switch to PVC (polyvinyl chloride) pipes. As of 2006, 40
  • 27 Nov 2007- 18:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, LAHORE — Use of asbestos in water pipe has been banned in many places, but is still allowed in Pakistan. Now, a debate is underway in the country over whether or not government should switch to PVC (polyvinyl chloride) pipes. As of 2006, 40