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  • 1 Aug 2017- 10:49 by Local Press Report LAHORE The International News Pakistan and India have initiated a formal dialogue mediated by the World Bank to iron out differences over the Indus hydropower projects being built by the latter despite the former’s objection, a senior official said on Monday.
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report LAHORE The International News India can never skip the proposed World Bank-mediated negotiation process as such parleys are very much part and parcel of mechanism defined under the Indus Waters Treaty, said a senior official on Thursday. The notion given by
  • 19 Aug 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan has reportedly decided to approach an international court of arbitration to pursue the country’s case against India around the contentious Kishanganga and Ratle Power projects. The decision to move has been reached on the
  • 30 Jul 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Five Pakistani organizations have formed an alliance to support construction of the Kalabagh Dam and other water projects in the country. The organizations include the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI); Quwat-e-Akhuwat-e
  • 21 Jul 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan’s Punjab Province is advocating for construction of the Kalabagh Dam, which it says will promote economic and agricultural growth in the country and enhance water storage capacity, a provincial official told OOSKAnews this week
  • 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
  • 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
  • 27 Aug 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan India and Pakistan this week held a third round of talks on disputed issues under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty. The two sides were unable to reach any kind of resolution, but Pakistani officials were optimistic that the next round of
  • 25 Aug 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) has made special arrangements with the Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) health directorate to provide safe drinking water to all participants in the ongoing protests in the
  • 13 Feb 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan The Planning and Development Department of Pakistan’s Punjab province on February 10 announced a $350 million USD rainwater harvesting project, the largest in the country. The project will be carried out in all 36 of the province’s
  • 8 Oct 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) announced last week that it has generated $87 million USD for the Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project by issuing term finance certificates. The project has been in a financial crunch
  • 16 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Countries in South Asia could face water scarcity by 2030, according to a new report from the Lahore University of Management Sciences’ Mahbubul Haq Human Development Center. The report, “South Asian Human Development Report 2013: Water
  • 4 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan India has invited Pakistan for talks later this month on four controversial hydropower projects it is building on the Chenab River. Indian Indus Water Commissioner G. Ranganathan sent a letter to his Pakistani counterpart, Asif Baig
  • Pakistan has informed India that the designs for three hydropower projects it is building on Chenab River violate the Indus Waters Treaty.
  • 15 Jan 2013- 08:32 by Local Press Report LAHORE The Express Tribune “Pakistan’s stance is simply that it just doesn’t trust India regarding the water issue,” said Feisal Naqvi. He was speaking about the Indus Water Treaty, signed in 1960, at a roundtable, Indus Water Treaty, Trans-boundary Water

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