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  1. "Water Tower" Loss Will Affect Almost Two Billion People

    11 Dec 2019- 08:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Almost 2 billion people could be negatively affected by the decline of natural “water towers” (glaciers and snow that store water in winter and release it gradually in warmer seasons) due ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  2. Modi Threat To Divert Indus Waters "An Act Of Aggression"

    21 Oct 2019- 08:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been criticised by the Pakistan government after he promised supporters that river waters that currently flow into Pakistan per terms of the 1960 Indus Wat ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/08/2019 - 11:22

  3. Punjab State CM Urges Canalization Of Parts Of Indus Water System

    5 Oct 2019- 07:51 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Udaipur News Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up canalization of the state’s three eastern rivers of the Indus Water System as a national project ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2019 - 07:56

  4. Pakistan's Indus River Barrage To Mitigate Climate Impacts On Wetlands, Human Migration

    12 Aug 2019- 00:42 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved development of the ambitious “Sindh Barrage” on the Indus River. Located about 28 miles upstream from the mouth of the river at the Arabian Sea ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/23/2019 - 07:18

  5. Pakistan: World Bank May Cancel $38 Million USD Indus River Loan

    18 Mar 2019- 09:41 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD DAWN The World Bank has warned of cancelling its soft loan of $38 million to support the management and development of water resources in the Indus River, after finding little progress on the project sinc ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2019 - 09:41

  6. How Climate Change Reduces Glacier Meltwater, Restricts Freshwater Supply To Rivers

    18 Feb 2019- 09:13 by OOSKAnews Info Zurich, Switzerland A new report on global galcier ice volume indicates that climate change is affecting glaciers causing them to shrink and resulting in a reduction in meltwater, restricting freshwater supply to many ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/18/2019 - 09:13

  7. Kabul River Struggles With Pollution, Transnational Tensions

    10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report KABUL The News International With flotsam, tonnes of plastic in the form of bags, bobbing forks, knives, even spoons, bowls and plates, the once happy Kabul River (KR), meandering across the city, is nothing more t ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2019 - 11:03

  8. Climate Change Threatens Loss of Two-thirds Of Hindu Kush Himalaya Glaciers, 1.65 Billion People Live In Downstream Valleys

    5 Feb 2019- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A new report commissioned by the eight countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan, warns that current levels ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2019 - 12:37

  9. Pakistan Officials Will Inspect Controversial India Dam Sites

    13 Jan 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The government of India will permit Pakistan officials to inspect two controversial dam sites in the Chenab basin in a sign of some thawing in relations between the two signatories of the I ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 11:16

  10. Pakistan Accuses India Of River Indus "Water Theft"

    9 Jan 2019- 07:57 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times The Pakistan Supreme Court on Saturday issued a notice to the Indus Water Commission (IWC) over a petition filed against water theft from River Indus. The petitioner contended that India was st ...

    Local Press Report - 01/09/2019 - 07:57

  11. Pakistan Could Face Mass Droughts by 2025

    19 Sep 2017- 09:49 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Pakistan could be facing a severe drought soon according to country experts, who have warned that the country will approach “absolute scarcity” levels of water by 2025. The Pakistan Co ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2017 - 09:49

  12. Pakistan Water Security: An American Problem

    16 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC New Security Beat Pakistan is South Asia’s fifth most vulnerable country in terms of water availability, and Karachi is the sixth most water-stressed city in the world. Predictions indicate that the c ...

    Local Press Report - 08/16/2017 - 08:45

  13. Mega-Damns!

    21 Jun 2017- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States A new study suggests that the environmental impact of Amazon dam-building will have worse environmental impacts than anticipated. “Damming the rivers of the Amazon basin”, published ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2017 - 11:12

  14. China Will Fund $12 Billion Mega-Dam Opposed By India, Says Pakistan

    19 Jun 2017- 04:37 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD NDTV Pakistan expects China to fund a long-delayed Indus river mega dam project in Gilgit-Baltistan, part of Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, with work beginning next year, its Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal sai ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2017 - 04:37

  15. Guterres Urges Lessons from Aral Sea, Warns of Climate-Related Disputes, Stresses Water Diplomacy

    12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2017 - 10:43

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