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  • 7 Dec 2010- 07:11 by Local Press Report Pakistan, ABU DHABI The National (United Arab Emirates) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) last week signed an agreement to provide 100,000 refugees displaced by the floods in Pakistan with long-term water supplies. Under the agreement, the RCA will work
  • 7 Dec 2010- 07:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India A senior Indian politician is suggesting that New Delhi sign a water-sharing agreement with China, soon after Beijing formally announced that it would start constructing a dam on the Tsangpo River, which flows into the Indian state of
  • 6 Dec 2010- 13:48 by Local Press Report UAE, ABU DHABI The National (United Arab Emirates) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) last week signed an agreement to provide 100,000 refugees displaced by the floods in Pakistan with long-term water supplies. Under the agreement, the RCA will work with
  • 8 Nov 2010- 19:59 by Local Press Report Pakistan, FAISALABAD Business Recorder (Pakistan) Pakistan's Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) and Anjmun Samaji Bahbood (ASB) Dhudiwala signed a memorandum of understanding to provide water and sewerage facilities to Abadi Shamsabad ofUC200. WASA will
  • 1 Nov 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report Pakistan, karachi Daily Times (Pakistan) Water shortages in Karachi reached 80 million gallons last week because of frequent power load-shedding at pumping stations. Rashid Siddiqui, bulk supply executive engineer at the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board said
  • 18 Oct 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report Pakistan, karachi The Express Tribune (Pakistan) The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) initiated water supply for the Rabi (winter lanting) crops in Pakistan's provinces. Some 2.5 million liters per second of water is being given to Punjab, 14 million
  • 18 Oct 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report karachi Daily Times (Pakistan) The "hydrant mafia" in Karachi is stealing some $1.7 million USD worth of water from areas near Jalalabad, according to the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB). The "mafia" also has tampered with bulk
  • 11 Oct 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) decided to build the Munda Dam on the Swat River to ensure smooth supply of irrigation water to the surrounding area. The authority will construct the dam on a priority basis and has
  • 27 Sep 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi T he Supreme Court of Pakistan's Human Rights Cell has moved against Sindh Irrigation Department for allegedly creating artificial water scarcity in the province. The president of the District Bar Association of Sanghar, Anwar
  • 13 Sep 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report Pakistan, SAN RAFAEL, CA/KARACFfl Spectra Watermakers/ Express Tribune (Pakistan) The Solar Container technology developed by U.S.-based Spectra Watermakers Inc. and Switzerland's Trunz Water Systems Solar Container could help provide clean drinking
  • 30 Aug 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states I In recent weeks, national governments, lending institutions and non-governmental organizations have announced increases in aid packages for victims of recent devastating floods in Pakistan. The floods, which began late
  • 16 Aug 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines A report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) accused senior political leaders from Pakistan's Sindh province, including Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Sindh Assembly Speaker Nisar Khuhro, of stealing canal water to
  • 12 Jul 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, LAHORE The World Bank approved a credit worth $146 million USD for the second phase of the Pakistan Barrages Improvement Project to rehabilitate and modernize the Jinnah Barrage and to improve irrigation and water management. Agriculture is
  • 28 Jun 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, LAHORE T he United States will help Pakistan improve management of water resources, institution capacities and regulatory authorities dealing with drinking and irrigation water. The U.S. officials met a Pakistani team in Islamabad last week.
  • 12 Apr 2010- 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi Pakistan has been offered a $500 million USD investment for building water treatment plants at various locations by Malaysian company Renexus. The proposal came from executive chairman of Renexus Jon Klerr at a meeting with Pakistani

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