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  • 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
  • 23 Sep 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GILGIT, Pakistan The land acquisition process for the Diamer Bhasha Dam reservoir has been completed, Hafeez-ur-Rehman, chief minister of the Gilgit-Baltistan autonomous region, where the project will be built, said this week. Radio Pakistan quoted him
  • 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
  • 12 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Support for Tajikistan’s controversial $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project should be a priority in American foreign policy in Central Asia, according to a former US congressman. In an editorial published in the
  • The United States could provide funding for Pakistan's $13 billion USD Diamer Bhasha Dam project, which has stalled over funding issues and objections from neighboring India.
  • 1 Nov 2011- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, LAHORE Pakistan has started construction on the Diamer-Basha Dam in the far northeast of the country.  The dam project is expected to cost about $12 billion USD to build-- money that the near-bankrupt country does not have. Inaugurated by Prime
  • 8 Feb 2011- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan is struggling to recover from flooding that swamped one-fifth of the country last year, but damage to water and sanitation infrastructure could amplify troubles that lie ahead. Donors and aid organizations say the country’s
  • 27 Jan 2011- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews) TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews)-- Efforts to halt the steady destruction of the Aral Sea are getting renewed attention from donors, but will face continued hurdles in the years ahead as growing energy and agricultural
  • 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
  • 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.