Indus Water Treaty
govt nod to ravi dam project in punjab; to help india block water flowing into pakistan
The Shahpurkandi Dam Project will allow India to arrest the country's share of Ravi River's water currently going "waste" as it flows into Pakistan The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved the implementation of t...
centre okays dam on ravi, will cut water flow to pakistan
The Centre on Thursday approved implementation of the Shahpurkandi Dam project on the Ravi in Punjab. The move will allow India to use the water which at present goes "waste" flowing through the Madhopur Headworks downstream to Pakistan.
india to expedite 3 projects to stop its share of indus waters from flowing into pakistan
India has decided to fast-track three projects, including construction of two dams, to arrest the unutilised water of its share under the bilateral Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan, government officials said.
chinese checkers : arm-twisting with rivers
The pollution of the Siang/Brahmaputra river has continued unabated for more than a year. Oily, mucky water is flowing down the river with increased turbidity and pollution.
pakistan wants to solve water issues with india under IWT : pak media
Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda says Pakistan wants to resolve all the water-related issues with India in accordance with the provisions of the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT).
afghanistan's rivers could be india's next weapon against pakistan
Most of Afghanistan is currently experiencing a 60 percent drop in the rain and snowfall needed for food production. The rapid expansion of Kabul's population, extreme drought conditions across the country, and the spectre of climate change have exac...
pak 'diplomatic sabotage' busted: india to go ahead with ratle hydroelectric project, govt to send team to j&k
India has decided to go ahead with the 850 MW hydroelectric power project despite objections by Pakistan. The Ratle dam is currently under construction on the Chenab River.
in race for influence with china, india investing more in neighbouring countries
India has sharpened its focus on development assistance for its neighbours, especially for high impact projects driven by local needs, as it finds itself in a race for influence in the region with China.
pakistan to launch aggressive campaign against india over IWT: report
Pakistan will launch an aggressive campaign against India to highlight its concerns over the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) after New Delhi failed to let Pakistani officials visit two hydropower projects in Jammu and Kashmir, a media report said on T...
'china's pro-active approach on sharing flood data with india helped avert crisis'
China's pro-active approach on sharing hydrological data with India averted a crisis in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam on Friday-Saturday as the timely flood alerts helped central and local authorities in both the states take precautionary measures and ...
india stands by indus treaty commitment, rejects pakistan reports
India on Saturday (October 20) rejected reports in Pakistani media that New Delhi has refused "permission" to Pakistan from inspecting water projects being built on the River Chenab.
under wb pressure : pakistan may reverse course on indus water dispute with india
The government is likely to backtrack from its plan to take the dispute with India over the Kishanganga and Ratle hydropower projects to a World Bank-appointed Court of Arbitration, a top official privy to the development told The News.
anti-pakistan protests break out in pok against construction of dam on neelum river; locals demand end to islamabad's rule
Protests broke out in Muzaffarabad city in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, demanding an end to Pakistan's stronghold in the area. The protestors also opposed the construction of a dam on the Neelum river.
pakistan asks india to share data on water flow at kishanganga dam: report
Pakistan has asked India to immediately share the data showing inflow and discharge of water at the Kishanganga dam in Jammu and Kashmir and sought a date for its inspection, according to a media report.
india postpones pakistan experts' inspection of 2 hydropower projects in j&k: report
The experts were scheduled to inspect the two hydro-power projects by October. India cancelled the scheduled inspection citing some local issues, the report said. The water commissioners of India and Pakistan are required to meet twice a year and arr...
after pak PM, foreign minister qureshi begs to pakistani americans to donate for dam construction
The construction of two dams has become a major policy priority for the new Pakistani government, headed by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
india put off experts' inspection of 2 hydro projects: pak media
India has postponed the scheduled inspection of its two hydropower projects on the Chenab river by Pakistani experts following the fresh tension in bilateral ties and cancellation of foreign ministers' meeting in New York, according to a media report...
pak scan: pakistan raises india's water aggression issue with world bank
Pak Foreign Minister in discussion with World Bank chief on the sidelines of the UNGA Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday raised the issue of India's violation of the Indus Water Treaty with World Bank's President Jim Yong Kim. Qureshi me...
pak created terror infrastructure in pok to launch terrorist activities against india: kashmiri activists
Political activists from Pakistan occupied Kashmir organised a protest today in front of the United Nations Human Rights Council against human rights violations and exploitation of water resources by Pakistan.
protests erupt in pok against exploitation of resources by pakistan
Massive protests have erupted in different places across Pakistan occupied Kashmir(PoK) demanding an end to the exploitation of natural resources by Islamabad.
india refutes pak's spin on just-concluded indus waters talks
In May, PM Modi inaugurated the 330MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project in Kashmir India and Pakistan agreed to undertake mandated tours of each other's hydropower projects on the Indus. However, the Pakistani press reported the agreement as referrin...
india, pak agree to tours on both sides of indus basin for power projects
India and Pakistan have agreed to undertake the Indus Waters Treaty mandated tours by their Commissioners in the Indus basin on both sides to resolve issues on the various hydroelectric projects, including the Pakal Dul and Lower Kalnai in Jammu and ...
indus water treaty: india allows pakistani experts to inspect 2 hydro plants on chenab river
The Indian delegation presented their views and raised objections to Pakistan's claims on the issue, following which both sides mutually agreed to come up with technical memorandums separately. The second day of the first round meetings on Indus Wate...
india invites pakistan experts to visit 2 hydropower projects on chenab: pakistani officials
India has invited Pakistani experts to visit the sites of its two hydropower projects on the Chenab river next month to address its concerns, but hinted at continuation of the work on them despite Islamabad's objections, a senior Pakistani official h...
pak official says india has rejected objections to two hydropower projects on chenab
An official on condition of anonymity has confirmed that India rejected Pakistan's objections raised during high-level bilateral talks on the Indus Waters Treaty Lahore: India has rejected Pakistan's objections on its two hydro-power projects on the ...