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  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies of the State? How governments and business
  • 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
  • 19 Jul 2017- 12:53 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Authorities in Rawalpindi are investigating the water in the city’s main reservoir after tons of dead fish were found in Rawal Lake. Police have registered a case against unknown mafia residing around Rawal Lake for allegedly mixing
  • 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 –
  • 15 Dec 2015- 08:30 by Local Press Report LAHORE Pakistan Today Water filtration plants are direly needed in half of the city as rusty or broken pipelines supplying unhygienic water to citizens has put their health at risk. Corporate Risk Health Pollution Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease Social
  • 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
  • 26 Nov 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s largest city faces problems with unclean water supply, water shortages caused by theft and faulty infrastructure, and high water prices for supply via water tankers, experts said at a seminar this week on Karachi’s water
  • 17 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s Defense Ministry warned this week that the more than 2 million people affected by severe flooding in the Jammu and Kashmir region are at risk of water-borne disease outbreaks as the floodwaters begin to recede. In a statement,
  • 15 Jul 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates The UAE government announced last week that it would spend over $10 million USD to fund 76 clean drinking water projects in several areas in Pakistan. The projects include digging wells and building desalination plants,
  • 17 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Fifty-nine percent of the rural population near Islamabad and 83 percent of rural residents in the Rawalpindi area are consuming unsafe water, according to a new study released last week by the Pakistan Council for Research in Water
  • 24 Feb 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson on February 18 inaugurated construction of a $36 million USD water supply project in Jacobabad, a dry mountain town in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province. The US Agency for International
  • 6 Feb 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Northern Sindh Urban Services Corporation (NSUSC) has announced plans to build a heavy-duty water treatment plant on the Indus River in the southern Pakistani city of Sukkur. “The plant will cost a little over $28.5 million USD,
  • 15 Jan 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan last week announced a tender for a major water supply project in the remote free trade port city of Gwadar, in the country's southwestern Balochistan province. The estimated cost of the project, which will be financed
  • 9 Dec 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has asked India to withdraw its troops from Siachen, a disputed Himalayan glacier in the Jammu & Kashmir region on which both countries have built up a strong military presence over the past three decades.
  • 13 Nov 2013- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province approved a project to provide safe drinking water to every household within next five years. The province will spend $93 million USD on the project during the current financial year – twice

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