The Speaker directed the concerned to send a team of engineers for on-the-spot assessment of faults developed by certain water supply and irrigation schemes and initiate their restoration forthwith

The Indus River System Authority (Irsa) has convened an unusual meeting of its advisory committee on Thursday to persuade provincial governments to partially give up their water shares in order to conserve water for crucial pre-harvest watering requirements.

A water and power ministry official told Dawn on Sunday that the provinces must decide whether they wanted to help save water or utilise t

Hearing of a petition on controversial Kishan Ganga Dam is likely to be held before the end of July at International Court of Arbitration (ICA) in Hague (Holland).

Pakistan and India on Thursday made no headway to resolve Wullar Barrage dispute as both sides were not ready to change their historical stance, informed sources told Business Recorder.

Pakistan and India will start secretary-level talks on water disputes, particularly the Wullar barrage project, here on Wednesday.

India maintains that it is well within its rights to construct the project
Pakistan sought a quick resolution of its dispute with India on the 330-MW Kishenganga hydropower project in Jammu and Kashmir and wanted an immediate site-inspection by the International Court of Arbitration during its preliminary hearing on January 14 at The Hague.

Pakistan did not seek an interim stay on India's Rs.

PAMPORE, Nov 30: Minister for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Taj Mohi-ud-Din has impressed upon the engineers to invoke the provisions of recently enacted Water Resources Act to clear encroachments along Jhelum and secure the water resources in the State.

Chairing a high level meeting of engineers of the districts of Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam and Shopian today, the Minister said the Act is a

The row over distribution of river water among provinces in Pakistan has erupted into a major crisis with the announcement by acting chairman of the Indus River System Authority (IRSA) for opening the Chashma-Jhelum link canal releasing 10,000 cusecs of water to Punjab.

The Indo-Pak row over the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project is getting more serious than New Delhi had earlier anticipated. Buoyed by the success in the Baglihar project, where the Indian position was largely upheld, New Delhi did not quite think matters would go this far when Islamabad first threatened to invoke arbitration proceedings.

Even as India and Pakistan are at loggerheads over the Kishanganga hydro power project in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indus Commissioners of both countries on Monday looked set to resolve the differences over two other hydro-power projects in J-K.