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  • 30 Jan 2019- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Per requirement of the Indus Waters Treaty and the agreement announced in mid-January, a three member delegation of Pakistani water experts arrived in India on January 27. The purpose of the visit is to inspect Indian hydro-electric
  • 25 Sep 2018- 07:57 by Local Press Report LAHORE GEO TV Several villages in Pakistan were flooded after India released water in River Ravi, River Sutlej, and River Chenab on Sunday. The Indian action to release water from its reservoirs comes days after Indian authorities revoked its decision to
  • 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
  • 27 Aug 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The Irrigation Department in Pakistan’s Punjab province last week started work to assess flood-related damage to water projects in the province, an official said. “Our department has started a province-wide survey to have a first-hand
  • 13 Mar 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The Punjab Water Council (PWC) this week demanded that the government immediately start construction of the contentious 3,600-megawatt Kalabagh Dam, saying the project was necessary for the country’s future. PWC Convenor Farooq Bajwa
  • 10 Mar 2015- 10:21 by Local Press Report LAHORE International News Network On March 8, Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said that the government is preparing a comprehensive long- term plan to enhance water storage capacity, with several small and big water reservoirs to be built after
  • 11 Feb 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani Water and Power Minister Khawaja Asif said this week that India’s plans to construct several hydropower stations along the Chenab and Jhelum rivers in the Kashmir region would likely cause a water crisis in Pakistan. Asif’s
  • 12 Nov 2014- 10:59 by Local Press Report LAHORE Hindustan Times Punjab minister for rural water supply Surjit Singh Rakhra has said that the state government has set aside Rs. 4,000 to ensure uninterrupted supply of potable drinking water as well as providing better sewerage facility within the
  • 30 Oct 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report LAHORE Dawn Better water flows in the rivers have not only wiped out earlier calculated four per cent water shortage during early Rabi but may also help improve power generation as the provinces increase their water indents in the first week of November.
  • 1 Apr 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani farmers will face a 30 percent water shortfall during the summer crop season, which starts April 1, the Indus River System Authority (IRSA) said last week. After its March 25 technical committee meeting, held to assess water
  • 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
  • 16 Jul 2013- 10:04 by Local Press Report FAISALABAD Daily Times Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday inaugurated the first private sector 84 megawatts hydropower project built on the Jhelum River seven kilometres away from Mangla Dam in Azad Kashmir. Speaking on the occasion, the prime minister
  • 14 Jun 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The newly installed Pakistani government plans to invest $595 million USD for water projects in the 2013-2014 fiscal year. The new Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) government's first budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, which
  • The United States is committed to helping Pakistan address energy challenges with funding for electricity projects, in particular for Diamer Bhasha Dam, US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson told reporters in Lahore this week.
  • 30 Jan 2013- 09:48 by Local Press Report LAHORE Daily Times (Pakistan) The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Pakistan organised a provincial consultative workshop for Punjab on ‘Pakistan Water Programme’ in Lahore today in collaboration with Oxfam-Novib. The objective of the

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