Pakistan facing crisis as water shortage worsens

One of the biggest issues facing Pakistan’s newly-elected government, headed by Imran Khan, is how to manage a massive water crisis that has been looming over the country for some time. An acute water shortage has significantly affected the country’s power generation...

Narendra Modi inaugurates Kishanganga hydropower project in Kashmir

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated the state run NHPC Ltd’s Kishanganga hydro power project in Jammu and Kashmir to the nation. The development assumes significance given the strategic importance of the 330 megawatt (MW) project on the river...

Impact of Indian construction on rivers to be evaluated

ISLAMABAD: Having lost a couple of major international arbitrations in water disputes, the government has decided to carry out a comprehensive study to evaluate the impact of Indian construction on rivers flowing into Pakistan. The 2013 judgment by the International...