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  • 16 Jan 2014- 09:57 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) on January 13 announced that it has completed the detailed engineering design of the Kalabagh dam project, in the light of observations and concerns of the provincial government.
  • 15 Jan 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan last week announced a tender for a major water supply project in the remote free trade port city of Gwadar, in the country's southwestern Balochistan province. The estimated cost of the project, which will be financed
  • 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
  • 6 Jan 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Associated Press of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha dam project on Indus River is a ‘lifeline’ for national economy, producing cheaper electricity and saving $2.216 billion annually. The dam will go a long way in meeting country’s future agricultural and
  • 2 Jan 2014- 10:05 by Local Press Report LAHORE The Nation Pakistan’s water storage capacity is just for 30 days against the minimum requirement of 120 days while most of the developed countries have 1-2 years water storage capability. “The agriculture productivity in Pakistan in the wake of just 30
  • 17 Dec 2013- 09:48 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Business Recorder Minister for States and Frontier Regions Lt Gen Abdul Qadir Baloch told the National Assembly on Tuesday the government would not construct any water reservoir in the country without evolving national consensus. Speaking on a
  • 9 Dec 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government has asked India to withdraw its troops from Siachen, a disputed Himalayan glacier in the Jammu & Kashmir region on which both countries have built up a strong military presence over the past three decades.
  • 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
  • 14 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Pakistan needs to move from traditional, structural measures to a more holistic approach to flood control, in order to avoid a repeat of the devastating Indus River floods of 2010, which killed 1,600 people and cost the country some
  • 7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report LAHORE The International News The Lahore High Court Justice Muhammad Khalid Mahmood Khan on Friday sought reply and summoned Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) MD in response of a petition against supply of contaminated drinking water to citizens. On Friday,
  • 17 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan In a bid to resolve water disputes among four of Pakistan’s provinces, the deputy speaker of the Punjab provincial assembly, Sher Ali Gorchani, has suggested an all parties conference. The Punjab lawmaker says that in addition to other
  • 6 Sep 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Indus River System Authority (IRSA) is planning to change the water distribution system for four of the country’s provinces due to increased water storage in the Mangla Dam. In late August, the Mangla Dam became the largest
  • 28 Aug 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The National While economic stagnation, terrorism and religious intolerance remain in the spotlight, the South Asia scholar Anatol Lieven warns that water shortages "present the greatest future threat to the viability of Pakistan as a state
  • 26 Aug 2013- 09:55 by Local Press Report FAISALABAD The Express Tribune The Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has decided to replace old pumping machinery and tube wells to provide potable drinking water from Chiniot to Faisalabad with financial assistance from the Japan International Cooperation
  • 5 Aug 2013- 10:15 by Local Press Report KARACHI Daily Times Many areas of metropolis remained without provision of water as Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) authorities failed to restore the technical faults in supply lines following the Saturday's torrential rains in the city. However,