Tag: Indus Waters Treaty

India cannot stop water from flowing into Pakistan: commission

LAHORE: Pakistani officials of the Permanent Commission for Indus Waters said on Monday that India cannot stop the flow of water into Pakistan as...

India postpones Indus River basin inspection

NEW DELHI: Amid heightened tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad, a reciprocal visit by the Indian team to Pakistan for inspection of projects in...

Pakistan, India to resume water talks on Sunday

LAHORE: A Pakistani delegation will travel to India on Sunday and hold talks on resolving the thorny water issues between the two countries under the...

AJK asks Pakistan to review ‘controversial’ water treaty with India

PM Farooq Haider says India planning to divert another river in Poonch district ‘We don’t need observer status, we want full membership in...

Indo-Pak water talks fail to reach consensus

--Islamabad’s reservations persisted over designs of Pakal Dul and Lower Kalnai projects --Indian delegation says Pakistan has not built even one major dam after Mangla...

Water talks: Pakistan objects to India’s hydropower projects

--Islamabad's reservations remain over designs of Pakal Dul and Lower Kalnai projects   LAHORE: Pakistan has expressed its objections over the hydropower projects being built by neighbouring India...

20-30% development budget should be spent on water: Barrister Ali Zafar

--Caretaker minister gives recommendations to tackle Pakistan's water woes in short and long term ISLAMABAD: Being a water scarce country that has failed to take...

World Bank has assured help in resolving Kishanganga issue with India:...

--Spokesman says inauguration of Kishanganga dam by India without resolving dispute is violation of Indus Water Treaty --Says Pakistan expects India to reciprocate friendly gestures it...

Indus Water Treaty: WB vows to resolve issues in ‘amicable manner’

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has said that it would continue to work with Pakistan and India to resolve all issues relating to Indus Water...

India has deprived Azad Kashmir, Pakistan of precious water source: Masood

MUZAFFARABAD: Azad Jammu Kashmir President Masood Khan has said that by inaugurating the 330 megawatts Kishan Ganga Power Plant, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

WB approached to resolve water disputes under Indus Water Treaty, NA...

ISLAMABAD: The National Standing Committee on Water Resources was informed about the latest status of alleged construction of Kishan Ganga and Ratlay Hydel Projects...

Pakistan, India begin high-level talks on Indus Waters Treaty

Pakistan and India on Friday started high-level talks on technical issues of the Indus Waters Treaty in Washington, a senior World Bank official said. “These...

Water talks between Pakistan, India to commence tomorrow

WASHINGTON: The delegations of Pakistan and India will meet in the United States on Thursday, to hold talks on the long-standing water dispute between...

Kalabagh Dam ‘critical’ in fight against water scarcity: WAPDA chairman

ISLAMABAD: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Muzamil Hussain on Monday briefed a Senate body on the looming water crisis in the country,...

Indian Supreme Court turns down plea seeking cancellation of Indus Waters...

The Indian Supreme Court Monday dismissed public interest litigation (PIL) seeking the declaration of the Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pakistan as illegal and...

Modi gains support from Punjab voters with pledge to repeal Indus...

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, visiting the poll-bound Punjab on Friday, gained support from voters there with a promise to annul the Indus...

World Bank CEO to discuss Indus Waters Treaty in Pakistan today

WASHINGTON: The newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva, will hold a discussion on the Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistani and...