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Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 15:49 | OOSKAnews
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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 of...

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Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 15:42 | OOSKAnews
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Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday said the recent rains and snowfall are the blessings of Almighty Allah which will help crops in the rain-fed areas and also raise the water table.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 17:12 | OOSKAnews
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Per requirement of the Indus Waters Treaty and the agreement announced in mid-January, a three member delegation of Pakistani water experts arrived in India on January 27. The purpose of the visit is...

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Friday, January 18, 2019 - 16:14 | OOSKAnews
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Recharging our water aquifers is one way to help contend with our impending water crisis. Back in 2016, the Punjab government began a four-year project for recharging aquifers as part of its...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 15:58 | OOSKAnews
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Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif Monday urged the government to reconsider the award of contract of Mohmand Dam.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 14:32 | OOSKAnews
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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 Indus Water...

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 13:02 | OOSKAnews
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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Pakistan have signed project agreement of a $107 Million USD loan and grants to improve irrigation infrastructure and...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 16:49 | OOSKAnews
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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 stealing...

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Friday, January 4, 2019 - 17:54 | OOSKAnews
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Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Lieutenant General (retd) Muzammil Hussain on Wednesday defended handing Abdul Razzak Dawood’s company, Descon, the contract of Mohmand dam’s...

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Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 18:10 | OOSKAnews
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From the Mayan Empire to modern-day Syria and Yemen, water insecurity has been a predominant cause of social distress, conflict, and crisis.

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