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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
  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir. Kyrgyzstan’s border service reported on August 24th that the men
  • 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
  • 20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The letter came after Tajik President Imomali
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a meeting between Tajik President Imomali Rajhmon
  • 29 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have withdrawn troops from a disputed region along their border, ending a standoff that began over a week ago over access to a reservoir that was being used in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz officials said on March 26th
  • 24 Mar 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Tensions have increased along the border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan over the past week, with each side restricting border crossings and the Kyrgyz government accusing its neighbor of building up its military presence at
  • 16 Oct 2015- 08:37 by Local Press Report TASHKENT World Bulletin Uzbek President Islam Karimov said Thursday that full-scale war could begin in Central Asia if Kyrgyzstan does not stop building new water-power plants under Russian patronage. Access Climate Conflict Corporate Risk Ecosystems Energy
  • 3 Aug 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week reiterated the country’s opposition to the $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project on the Vakhsh River, a tributary of Amu Darya, in neighboring Tajikistan. “On July 22nd,
  • 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
  • 15 Sep 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Disputes over shared water resources are exacerbating problems among Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, according to a new report by NGO the International Crisis Group. The report, “ Water Pressures in Central Asia,” published

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