Tag: water shortage

Irsa projects big water shortage

PAR Mar 28, 2017 0

Indus River System Authority (Irsa) on Monday projected a 35 percent water shortage for crops in upcoming Kharif season staring from April 1, 2017 fea...

Cotton prices firm on improved trade activity

PAR Mar 20, 2017 0

Firmness prevailed on the cotton market on Saturday as needy mills did purchasing of quality lint to replenish their stock, dealers said. The official...

Water shortage in canals may hamper wheat crop yield

PAR Feb 27, 2017 0

While facing acute shortage of water in canals, Balochistan has blamed Sindh for water theft and asked the Indus River System Authority (IRSA) to inte...

Insufficient water may impact wheat growth

PAR Dec 28, 2016 0

Less rainfall during this year’s winter season has caused water shortage, due to which the Wheat crop may be affected as it is at its second stage of...

PMD forecasts dry weather and water shortage in country

PAR Dec 28, 2016 0

The current dry weather spell would generate more than the previously estimated 17 percent water shortage in the country with serious negative implica...

Water reservoirs will be depleted by beginning of February, predicts IRSA chairman

PAR Dec 28, 2016 0

Indus River System Authority (Irsa) Chairman Rao Irshad Ali Khan said Wednesday the country's reservoirs will be depleted of water by the end of Feb...

Dry spell likely to trigger water shortages, PMD

PAR Dec 2, 2016 0

The current dry weather affecting most parts of the country is likely to continue till January next year, a top official at the Pakistan Meteorologica...

Reduction in sowing area by 16 percent APTMA foresees import of $1.3 billion cotton

PAR Sep 2, 2016 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association has feared an increase in import of cotton worth $1.3 billion this year because of 16 percent reduction in...

Cotton growers suffer due to lack of irrigation water

PAR Jun 21, 2016 0

Cotton growers are facing several problems as Wapda has allegedly failed to provide water for irrigation according to sanctioned discharge in the Chas...

Karachi & the next heatwave HAOX 27 June 2015

PAR Jun 29, 2015 0

For Past 2 days we've been thru many posts on Facebook regarding the Deadly Heatwave is going to Hit Karachi again in next few days also our page inbo...

KWSB told to set up desalination plant

PAR Jun 4, 2015 0

Sindh Local Government Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has directed the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board chief to start arrangements for the installation...