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  • 31 Aug 2018- 06:56 by Local Press Report KARACHI DAWN Sindh Governor Imran Ismail said on August 28 the pressing issue of Karachi was of water and it was his top priority to improve water supply. In this connection, he said, he had already talked to the prime minister and federal finance minister
  • 26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report KARACHI Geo TV Water levels at the Hub dam have dropped to a dangerously low level, creating an acute shortage of water in the metropolis. Citizens of Karachi’s central district today (Saturday) complained of a severe water crisis after the Sakhi Hassan
  • 7 May 2018- 05:10 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Sudan News Agency The Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Mu'taz Musa has stressed Sudan's keenness on the joint Arab cooperation and coordination, especially in the areas of water in order to enhance Arab water security
  • 23 Apr 2018- 10:04 by Local Press Report KARACHI Daily Times Sindh Assembly MPA Saifuddin Khalid on Wednesday said that he would not leave the assembly premises until water deficit in Orangi Town is eliminated. After the assembly session concluded on Friday, Khalid laid down on the floor and
  • 22 Jan 2018- 09:29 by Local Press Report KARACHI Pakistan Today Authorities on Sunday informed the judicial commission on water and sanitation in Sindh that more than half of the 140 million gallons of water supplied to Karachi every day is unfiltered. Health Pollution Sanitation, Hygiene &
  • 19 Jan 2018- 07:30 by Local Press Report KARACHI Daily Sabah It is neither terrorism nor natural disasters but the unavailability of safe drinking water which leads to the highest number of deaths in Pakistan. According to the UN, consumption of contaminated water which leads to several waterborne
  • 20 Jul 2017- 10:07 by Local Press Report KARACHI The International News Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) has called on the government to provide clean, safe, and healthy drinking water to the people of Gwadar, which is the focal point of China-Pakistan Economic
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report KARACHI Dunya News Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar, submited an application on Thursday to be made a party in water commission hearing. He said that funds worth millions have been released for cleaning of water drainage system. To this, the water commission
  • 14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Relief Web In a meeting with an ad hoc parliamentary committee in Khartoum on Thursday, the former Minister of Urban Planning confirmed that 62 out of every 1,000 children in the country die from the consequences of drinking water “unfit for human
  • 20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan At least 19 people have died and dozens more have been sickened in outbreaks of water-borne disease in Sudan’s Blue Nile, Kassala, Nahar al-Nil, and Sinnar states, according to Health Minister Bahar Idris Abu Garda. There have been 632
  • 10 Jun 2016- 11:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Residents of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, and the city of El Fasher, in North Darfur province, are again facing drinking water shortages. In Khartoum, the Jabra, al Nuzha, Muhandisin, and al Fetihab areas have been grapping with
  • 14 Jan 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the government of Sudan this week launched a $26 million USD project in water-starved West Kordofan State, which also has a large population with no access to sanitation services. The project,
  • 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 the long-delayed, 650-million-gallon-per
  • 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 crisis has been created while water was
  • 24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Pakistani Navy has launched a new sewage treatment plant that will produce 100,000 gallons of clean water daily to the Karsaz naval base and other areas of Karachi for drinking and irrigation purposes, a Navy official told

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