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  • 1 May 2018- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Info KARACHI, Pakistan Several new "mega" projects will be initiated in Karachi and assistance will be provided from Pakistan's central government for several of the provincial government’s pending projects, The Tribune reports. In his budget speech on
  • 26 Apr 2018- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Council of Common Interests (CCI) formally approved April 24 the country’s first ever National Water Policy (NWP) while also signing a charter calling for a water emergency in the country. The chief ministers of all
  • 2 Apr 2018- 09:28 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Saturday called upon the government to focus on the urgent construction of water reservoirs in the country to ensure overcoming water shortage and achieving sustainable economic growth.
  • 6 Mar 2018- 09:00 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Gulf News Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa laid the foundation stone of a key desalination plant in the port city of Gwadar. The project, supported by the governments of the UAE and Switzerland, is aimed at meeting the
  • 18 Jan 2018- 08:09 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Showing reservation over the water accord of 1991 for the first time, Punjab said that water distribution among the provinces, under para 2 of the agreement, is impossible unless two new mega water reservoirs are constructed. Innovation,
  • 24 Oct 2017- 10:16 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Dawn In a rare move, the water discharges from the country’s largest reservoir — Mangla — were stopped with immediate effect on Monday, bringing generation from its power station to zero, as water shortages appeared going beyond previous estimates.
  • 25 Sep 2017- 07:51 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation Scarcity of potable water in Islamabad Capital Territory owing to the negligence of the concerned authorities would create problems for the residents. Ever increasing population, development of new sectors, less rainfall, depletion of
  • 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
  • 21 Jun 2017- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States A new study suggests that the environmental impact of Amazon dam-building will have worse environmental impacts than anticipated. “Damming the rivers of the Amazon basin”, published by Nature, observes that more than a
  • 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 –
  • 25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report GWADAR Dawn Despite a serious water shortage crisis in Gwadar and adjacent areas, the government has not made four desalination plants functional which have been lying abandoned for seven years. However, a desalination plant installed in the private sector
  • 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
  • 13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to
  • 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

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