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  • 26 Feb 2019- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India India’s Minister for Water Resources has again questioned continuation of the longstanding Indus Water Treaty (IWT) with Pakistan, as tensions between the countries escalated dramatically this week. Speaking to a public meeting in
  • 3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Deccan Herald “One needs permission from the tribunal to construct a dam, but nor for digging thousands of borewells. Planting of eucalyptus and pumping of ground water are the major reasons for the dying of Arkavathy river,” said Dr Sharachchandra
  • 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
  • 13 Jan 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The government of India will permit Pakistan officials to inspect two controversial dam sites in the Chenab basin in a sign of some thawing in relations between the two signatories of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT). A Pakistani team
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUETTA, Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure and water resource management in Balochistan
  • 11 Dec 2018- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India It is estimated that a new $400 Million USD loan by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for piped water supply will positively affect up to 3.3 million people in Andhra Pradesh. In addition to benefits to the general population
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report QUETTA The Express Tribune The Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms here on Thursday expressed its annoyance over the non-functioning of two million gallons desalination plant at Karwat in Gwadar and asked the department concerned of
  • 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
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed November 16 a $169 Million USD loan as the First Tranche of a $500 Million USD multi-tranche financing to develop climate-resilient water supply, sewerage, and drainage
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Hindu For thousands of communities across India, the process of getting drinking water is now the same as the process of getting cash: they head to an ATM. With 82 crore people who still do not have access to piped water and 70% of water in the
  • 25 Sep 2018- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Manila, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will finance up to $500 Million USD to develop climate-resilient water supply, sewerage, and drainage infrastructure in at least 10 cities in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. “With almost half of the
  • 25 Sep 2018- 10:42 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI PV Magazine India If India covers just one third of its major water reservoirs with floating solar installations, it could generate as much as 700 GW of solar power. However, it’s still early days for floating solar in the country, given the lack
  • 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
  • 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
  • 8 Sep 2018- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Manila, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $375 Million USD loan agreement with India to expand irrigation networks and system efficiency in the country's central state of Madhya Pradesh. The Madhya Pradesh Irrigation

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