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  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 megawatt project will double the country’s
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report QUETTA The Nation Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan Mirza Muhammad Irfan Baig on Thursday took notice of corruption in three water desalination plants costing more than Rs1 billion for the people in Pasni, Jeevani and Gadani
  • 7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report KARACHI UrduPoint Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar has termed the Supreme Court's order about the construction of Bhasha and Mohmand dams historic. He said the Council of Common Interest (CCI) has no issue on the construction of these water reservoirs. The
  • 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
  • 26 Apr 2018- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Council of Common Interests (CCI) formally approved April 24 the country’s first ever National Water Policy (NWP) while also signing a charter calling for a water emergency in the country. The chief ministers of all
  • 2 Apr 2018- 09:28 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Saturday called upon the government to focus on the urgent construction of water reservoirs in the country to ensure overcoming water shortage and achieving sustainable economic growth.
  • 24 Oct 2017- 10:16 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Dawn In a rare move, the water discharges from the country’s largest reservoir — Mangla — were stopped with immediate effect on Monday, bringing generation from its power station to zero, as water shortages appeared going beyond previous estimates.
  • 18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON, VA Global Water Conflict in Maps A new atlas by Guerrilla Cartography explores the importance of water in everything from ancient mythology to modern warfare. Maps in the world atlas come from artists, activists, academics, and other mapmakers. The
  • 12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its original size due to human mismanagement –
  • 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
  • 13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Washington-based global research organization the World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with four Dutch research organizations, last week launched a new global water risk assessment tool that measures river flood
  • 18 Feb 2015- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain said his government is making an “all-out effort” to bring clean drinking water and safe sanitation access to the forefront of the nation’s political agenda. Hussain, who delivered the keynote
  • 11 Nov 2014- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MITHI, Pakistan The ongoing drought in the Tharparkar district of Pakistan’s Sindh province has led to the deaths of 61 children in the last 42 days, and as many as 470 people over the last three years, provincial officials said last week. The children
  • 29 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, ON, Canada Salt-induced land degradation-- a common occurrence in arid and semi-arid regions where rainfall is too low to maintain regular percolation through soil, and irrigation without a drainage system is the norm-- has decreased

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