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  • 5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States In a new twist on disputes surrounding the future of the Indus Waters Treaty, China has blocked the Yarlung Tsangpo tributary of the Brahmaputra River in Tibet which flows into India. The Tibetan Plateau in the Himalayas is
  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A delegation of the Pakistani government met this week with senior officials of the World Bank to discuss reports that India is considering revocation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty. In August, Pakistan formally referred disputes
  • 16 Aug 2016- 08:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN Pakistan Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali told the country’s National Assembly on August 15th that India is not fully abiding by the provisions of the Indus Water Treaty. Ali said that India is constructing a
  • 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
  • 2 Aug 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BHOPAL, India Unrest in the Kashmir region has hindered work on India’s 330-megawatt Kishanganga hydropower project, according to the country’s National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC). NHPC Chairman and Managing Director KM Singh told the Times
  • 18 Jul 2016- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has announced it will again turn to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague to resolve its dispute with India over sharing the Indus River’s waters. Pakistani Minister of Defense, Water and Power Khawaja
  • 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
  • 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
  • 16 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SRINAGAR, India India’s National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) announced last week that it will inaugurate the 240-megawatt, $344 million USD Uri-II hydroelectric project in Indian-administered Kashmir by the end of this year. The project was
  • 2 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs told the National Assembly late last week that India is constructing six hydropower projects on the Jhelum, Chenab and Indus rivers, which are allocated to Pakistan under the Indus Waters Treaty
  • 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
  • 30 Aug 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government this week reiterated its objections to neighboring India’s plans to construct four hydropower projects on the trans-boundary Chenab River, saying that the projects violate the Indus Waters Treaty signed
  • 5 Jun 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SRINAGAR, India A three-member Pakistani delegation from the Permanent Indus Commission was in Indian-administered Kashmir last week to inspect various projects India is carrying out in the Indus River Basin. The visit, which ended on May 31, was kept

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