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  • 4 Aug 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government will turn to a court of arbitration to intervene in its dispute with India over that nation’s hydropower projects in the Kashmir region, power and water ministry officials said this week. “It would not be The
  • 9 Dec 2015- 10:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government plans to ask the World Bank to appoint a neutral expert to help resolve the conflict between Pakistan and India over hydropower projects being built in the Kashmir region. “We have decided to move World Bank
  • 19 Nov 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Foreign Office has written to the Indian government this week, seeking that country’s consent to appoint a neutral expert to arbitrate in their dispute over two Indian two hydropower projects being built in the Kashmir
  • 14 Mar 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Senate on March 10 passed a unanimous resolution asking the federal government to discuss water disputes with India at all levels and during all bilateral forums or dialogues, including the Composite Dialogue between
  • 3 Feb 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A group of Pakistani lawmakers have asked for a review of the Indus Waters Treaty with India, warning that the issue of sharing trans-boundary waters with the neighboring country was more potent than terrorism. Speaking at the first
  • 6 Jan 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands The long-running dispute over diversion of water from the Kishenganga River in India’s Jammu and Kashmir state appears to have come to a conclusion. In December, the International Court of Arbitration at The Hague rejected
  • 10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan India and Pakistan are racing to complete rival hydropower projects on a river shared by the two countries in Kashmir. Visits to the project sites last week by high profile officials from both sides revealed that each country is
  • 1 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan may ask for a review of the Indus Waters Treaty, originally negotiated by the World Bank and signed by Pakistan and India in 1960.  Facing a looming water crisis, Pakistani officials have started to express the view that the
  • 23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistani officials warned last week that the country is likely to face a 13 percent water shortage if India succeeds in building its 330-megawatt Kishenganga hydropower project on the Neelum River. The Indian project includes a dam,
  • 14 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) announced last week that it would provide a $50 million USD loan to Pakistan to complete the $2.79 billion USD, 969-megawatt Neelum Jhelum hydropower project. The loan
  • 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