Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has requested the federal government for a financial injection of Rs 737 million to pay Capital Development Authority (CDA) its due share in construction and maintenance of Sangjani filtration plant at Khanpur Dam.

According to government statistics, Pakistan was considered to have an abundance of quality water only a few decades ago, but a recent World Bank report states that Pakistan is among the 17 countries that currently faced water shortage. According to the report, the level of water in Pakistan

Each year, more than 0.3 million people end up with tuberculosis (TB) in Pakistan, which already ranks eighth among high TB burden countries in the world with an estimated prevalence of 181/100,000.

The Environment Ministry on Tuesday ordered closure of 12 brick kilns around Benazir Bhutto International Airport within one month.

Pakistan Environment Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) also issued the environment protection orders (EPOs) to the brick kiln owners in this respect.

Sindh government has chalked out a plan to construct 500 kilometers of rural roads in various districts of the province, for which it will receive a loan of $ 76 million from Japan.

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Zardari on Friday gave the green light to the Green Karachi Project, aimed at turning hundreds of acres of wasteland in the city into parks.

ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) is making utmost efforts to launch Ghazi Barotha Water Supply Project (GBWSP), as the city is currently facing shortage of 29 million gallons water per day (MGD), said CDA Chairman Tariq Mehmood Khan on Thursday.

Air pollution is a broad term that refers to any chemical, physical (particulate matter), or biological agent that modifies the natural characteristics of the atmosphere

ISLAMABAD: There is a dire need for rehabilitation of Kasur Tanneries Waste Treatment Plant. The Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sardar Aseff Ahmad Ali expressed these views while chairing a meeting of stakeholders and government functionaries to review Kasur

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Standing Committee on Environment on Monday took notice of the deforestation at Shakarparian due to ongoing construction work around the area and its negative impact on the environment as a whole. The committee met at the Parliament House under chairmanship of Raja Muhammad Asad Khan.