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  • 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,
  • 29 Jul 2013- 10:13 by Local Press Report KARACHI Pakistan Observer Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KW&SB) Managing Director (MD) Misbahuddin Farid while expressing his concern over unannounced decrease in water supply quota from Water and Power Distribution Authority said that it was not fair
  • 26 Jul 2013- 10:06 by Local Press Report RAWALPINDI Daily Times A survey has found that around 80 percent water supply schemes in Rawalpindi are providing contaminated water, thus leaving people at risk of serious diseases, such as hepatitis, jaundice and diarrhoea. The outcome of the Technical
  • 22 Jul 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) has found 71 illegal water outlets in Sindh province that are depriving Balochistan of its share of the river’s water. An IRSA team was specially formed to investigate to Balochistan’s
  • 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
  • 15 Jul 2013- 10:18 by Local Press Report KARACHI Daily Times The United States government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Power Distribution Program is helping Karachi Water and Sewage Board (KW&SB) in improving infrastructure for water supply. It uses a
  • 12 Jul 2013- 09:54 by Local Press Report KARACHI The International News Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has called for ensuring proper provision of water in the city during Ramazan. Shah instructed the managing director of the Karachi Water & Sewerage Board to ensure that water was supplied
  • 8 Jul 2013- 10:04 by Local Press Report KARACHI The International News Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) fears a total collapse of the export-oriented industry as the country’s largest leather industrial zone is facing acute water shortage. In an SOS to the Governor Sindh, Chief Minister Sindh,
  • 17 Jun 2013- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations on June 17 urged countries around the world to work together to prepare for and build resilience to drought. “Droughts are hard to avert, but their effects can be mitigated, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
  • 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
  • 13 Jun 2013- 08:11 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Daily Times Illegal water connections are widespread in the federal capital while the department concerned is playing a role of silent spectator. The residents complained against increasing number of illegal water connections in different areas
  • 11 Jun 2013- 09:59 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Daily Times The residents of twin cities are facing an acute water shortage due to apathy and negligence of the authorities concerned. The residents of the most populated residential sectors in Islamabad, including G6, G7, G8, G9 and G10 are
  • 31 May 2013- 10:19 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Pakistan Today Pakistan's CDA Has Failed to Ensure Water Supply The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has failed to ensure water supply both through pipelines or even water tankers to the residents across the Capital. The residents of “I”

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