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  • 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
  • 9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has decided to approach the World Bank about financing a $1.2 billion USD project that would supply drinking water from Tarbela Dam on the Indus River to the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, both of
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week approved construction of the much-delayed $1.4 billion USD, 720-megawatt Karot Hydropower Project in Punjab province. The project is being built by Karot Power Company
  • 2 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Finance Ministry on May 29th released $37 million USD for a major water supply project in the mountain town of Murree, 60 kilometers northwest of Islamabad. Murree, a popular tourist resort, is a subdivision of the
  • 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
  • 10 Jan 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan is planning to build a new pipeline to supply freshwater from the Tarbela Dam reservoir on the Indus River to the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The project would be built in three phases. By 2050, it would
  • 26 Jul 2013- 10:06 by Local Press Report RAWALPINDI Daily Times A survey has found that around 80 percent water supply schemes in Rawalpindi are providing contaminated water, thus leaving people at risk of serious diseases, such as hepatitis, jaundice and diarrhoea. The outcome of the Technical
  • 11 Jun 2013- 09:59 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Daily Times The residents of twin cities are facing an acute water shortage due to apathy and negligence of the authorities concerned. The residents of the most populated residential sectors in Islamabad, including G6, G7, G8, G9 and G10 are
  • 28 May 2013- 07:51 by Local Press Report RAWALPINDI Daily Times (Pakistan) Various parts of Rawalpindi city and Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) have been hit hard by water shortage due to prolonged power outages causing immense inconvenience and problems for the residents. The residents said some
  • China will lend Pakistan $1.2 billion USD to build a pipeline to supply water from the Ghazi Bartoha Dam on the Indus River to the Pakistani twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, which are facing acute shortages.
  • 17 May 2012- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, karachi The Pakistani government this month asked the Rawalpindi Cantonment Board in Punjab province to return funds it spent almost a decade ago. Rawalindi took funds that were supposed to be used for a water supply project and used them to
  • 19 Jul 2011- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has constituted a high-level committee to address the bottlenecks to construction of the $582 million USD Ghazi-Barotha Dam. The dam will supply 100 million gallons per day of water to Islamabad and
  • 27 Apr 2009- 20:58 by Local Press Report Pakistan, RAWALPINDI Daily Times (Pakistan) The Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has completed a $2.5 million USD project to replace old, rusty water supply lines in Rawalpindi, according to WASA Managing Director Islamul Haq. The agency laid 132
  • 12 Jan 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, RAWALPINDI A $525,000 USD project to install 6,000 commercial meters in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi has been delayed by four months after the Asian Development Bank (ADB) raised concerns over technical faults in the meters being installed
  • 15 Dec 2008- 19:59 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD, SOUTH KOREA The International News (Pakistan) The Korean government has expressed interest in investing $300 million USD for a drinking water supply pipeline from Tarbela dam to Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The project's total cost is some $800