Disasters

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  • 13 Mar 2019- 07:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India An Indian government Minister said this week that the country had stopped more than a half-a-million acre-feet of water of three eastern rivers, the Ravi, Beas and Sutlej, from flowing into Pakistan. India's move is not in breach
  • 18 Jan 2019- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Villagers's in Zambia's Copper Belt are still waiting to find out whether their water contamination claim against a mining subsidiary of Vedanta Resources will be held in the United Kingdom or Zambia. The claimants are alleging
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Bangalore Mirror Delivering the 12th New India Foundation lecture, Prof Sunil Amrith said water wars are not inevitable. With experts predicting that water and not oil will determine India’s future, Prof Amrith added that water can lead to both
  • 29 Oct 2018- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PASIGHAT, India Students in India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh held a protest rally October 24 to demand a water treaty with China in response to recent geological river disasters in China which threatened flooding of downstream
  • 10 Oct 2018- 08:34 by Local Press Report URI Mining Technology Residents of the village of Salamabad Dachina in the Kashmir region, which crosses the India-Pakistan border, have complained that local gypsum mining operations are posing a threat to their safety by polluting water sources and
  • 23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report ANANTNAG Kashmir Reader The failure of Anantnag district administration to implement the ban it imposed on illegal extraction of stones, sand and boulders from different water bodies might turn out to be a serious environmental disaster, signs of which are
  • 10 Jul 2017- 11:49 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Business Standard News India extracts more groundwater than the United States and China together, a Water Resource Ministry official said on Friday, adding that some states are extracting more groundwater than there is recharge. "Groundwater
  • 12 Jun 2017- 09:34 by Local Press Report RAMANATHAPURAM The Hindu Indian Oil Corporation, India’s second largest petrochemical company, has come forward to address the drinking water woes of people in the drought-prone district as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. The
  • 16 Sep 2016- 11:20 by Local Press Report RANCHI The Times of India Chief minister Raghubar Das this week asked secretary of Union coal ministry Anil Swaroop to ensure that Coal India Limited makes arrangement for distributing water held up in abandoned coal mines to the nearby areas through
  • 22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by Local Press Report BIHAR Sakshipost In a rare incident, oil has been found in a well in Bihar’s Gaya district on Saturday. While drawing the water from the well with buckets, the villagers found the water smelling like oil. To clear their doubt, the residents first checked if
  • 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 Aug 2016- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AGRA, India The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), which will allow it to use treated water from a new sewage treatment plant at its Mathura refinery, the
  • 4 Aug 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government will turn to a court of arbitration to intervene in its dispute with India over that nation’s hydropower projects in the Kashmir region, power and water ministry officials said this week. “It would not be The
  • 2 Aug 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BHOPAL, India Unrest in the Kashmir region has hindered work on India’s 330-megawatt Kishanganga hydropower project, according to the country’s National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC). NHPC Chairman and Managing Director KM Singh told the Times
  • 18 Jul 2016- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has announced it will again turn to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague to resolve its dispute with India over sharing the Indus River’s waters. Pakistani Minister of Defense, Water and Power Khawaja

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