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Re-thinking the national water policy

PAR Jun 20, 2018 0

PAKISTAN approved its first National Water Policy on April 24, 2018. Following this, a recent wave of discussions on social media seems to have brough...

Call to make Indus waters treaty part of foreign policy

PAR Jun 7, 2018 0

Pakistan must change its cropping patterns, water usage habits and planning mechanisms, and develop multiple storages and make the 1960 Indus Waters T...

Sindh getting 50pc less water as against last year’s supplies

PAR May 22, 2018 0

Sindh is getting 50pc less water than what it received during the corresponding period last year at Guddu barrage upstream, the first barrage on Indus...

Pakistan has gone from water surplus to water-stressed

PAR May 14, 2018 0

Pakistan is a country facing depleting water resources mainly due to climate change and poor water resource management. Failure to estimate the actua...

Opinion: Pakistan’s new National Water Policy is historic

PAR May 9, 2018 0

The approval of a water policy package comprising a policy and a Charter by Pakistan’s Council of Common Interests on April 23 represents a historic m...

Nestle Pakistan joins hands with PARC to highlight water wastage issues

PAR Apr 12, 2018 0

KARACHI: To commemorate the celebration of World Water Day, Nestlé Pakistan joined hands with the Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) to high...

Water shortage swells to 60pc

PAR Feb 27, 2018 0

ISLAMABAD: The water shortage for two federating units, Punjab and Sindh, the food baskets of the country, have increased to alarmingly level of 60 pe...

53% of Sindh Suffers from Waterlogging and Salinity

PAR Sep 13, 2017 0

While waterlogging and salinity remain major issues across the country, the most terribly affected province in the country that faces these twin issue...

Managing water resources

par Sep 5, 2017 0

WATER resources are becoming increasingly defenceless the world over as a result of intensified demand arising from increasing population, the need fo...

Water shortage delays cotton sowing in South Punjab

PAR May 16, 2017 0

The acute water shortage in the canals emanating from Chashma and Taunsa barrages on the Indus river that irrigate south Punjab along with water misma...

Capital may face acute shortage of water by June

PAR Apr 11, 2017 0

The federal capital is more likely to face acute shortage of water by June 2017 as both the Simly and Khanpur dams are not capable to meet the daily w...

Sindh””s water share increased by 12.5 percent: Irsa

PAR Apr 7, 2017 0

The Indus River System Authority (Irsa) in the wake of an unusual increase in inflows in River Jehlum has increased Sindh''''s water share by 12.5 per...

Irsa takes step to supply additional water to Sindh

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

Indus River System Authority (Irsa) has closed Trimmu and Punjnad canals after extensive discussions with Punjab government aimed at supplying additio...

Irsa rejects accusations of Sindh CM

PAR Mar 22, 2017 0

The Indus River System Authority (Irsa) has rejected the accusations of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah regarding creation of water problems...

Growers warn to launch protest against artificial water crisis

PAR Mar 6, 2017 0

The large number of the small growers and peasants and elected representatives hailing from different towns and cities of district Badin organised an...