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  • 13 Jan 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The government of India will permit Pakistan officials to inspect two controversial dam sites in the Chenab basin in a sign of some thawing in relations between the two signatories of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT). A Pakistani team
  • 11 Jun 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Foreign Office has said the matter of river waters is as important to it as a jugular vein, but that the country wants to resolve all issues with India through dialog Addressing a weekly news briefing June 7, Foreign
  • 6 Nov 2017- 08:04 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Hindustan Times India wants to fast-track plans to build reservoirs to store water from the Brahmaputra and its tributaries to counter a “worst-case scenario” of China diverting about 80% of the river’s lean season flow in Arunachal Pradesh to
  • 18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States India Criticizes China Over Block on Info At a time when major rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate due to heavy rain, lack of information from China on water inflow from the Pareechu rivulet that flows through the Tibetan
  • 12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India China’s state-owned “Global Times” has suggested that China is ready to join a multilateral cooperation mechanism with India and Bangladesh to share the contentious resources of the Brahmaputra River system. In a 9th October article,
  • 5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States In a new twist on disputes surrounding the future of the Indus Waters Treaty, China has blocked the Yarlung Tsangpo tributary of the Brahmaputra River in Tibet which flows into India. The Tibetan Plateau in the Himalayas is
  • 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
  • 16 May 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE In a forum at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore earlier this month, Kwanten Polytechnic University Professor Ross Pink offered his insights on key water issues in India and China, as well as other countries in Asia, and
  • 2 Sep 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has given approval for the Murree Bulk Water Supply Project, which will transport water from the Jhelum River to the tourist resort of Murree, officials told OOSKAnews this week. The
  • 12 Feb 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUWAHATI, India Indian Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti announced this week that the Brahmaputra River Board would be overhauled in order to improve its efficiency and capability in controlling floods,
  • 11 Feb 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani Water and Power Minister Khawaja Asif said this week that India’s plans to construct several hydropower stations along the Chenab and Jhelum rivers in the Kashmir region would likely cause a water crisis in Pakistan. Asif’s
  • 29 Jul 2014- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), a state-owned public utility, this week announced a new national water resource and hydropower development program through which it hopes to boost the country's economy.
  • 12 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China will begin constructing more hydropower plants this year in an effort to meet its goals of increasing hydropower generation by half by 2020, Premier Li Keqiang announced last week. In his annual address to the National People’s
  • 27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India this week announced plans to create a river authority for the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River in an attempt to speed up development of the Subansiri basin in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. There is a plan “to constitute
  • 9 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China A leading Chinese think-tank has accused India of leveraging international support to pressure China not to build dams on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River. The influential National Institute of International Strategy at the state-run

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