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  • All KP districts to have clean drinking water in 10 years

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has made a strategy to ensure supply of drinking water throughout the province at affordable rate in the next 10 years...

    It said predominant source of drinking water in the province was groundwater, but due to the persistent withdrawal and dwindling re-charge process, its resources were depleting rapidly at many places...

  • Five most-hit tehsils may get ‘clean’ drinking water

    LAHORE: The Punjab Saaf Pani Company (PSPC), which has been working for one-and-a-half years to ‘check’ water contamination and provide ‘clean and safe’ drinking water to peri-urban and rural communities of the province, is currently installing economically viable filtration plants and cluster water supply systems in five most-affected tehsils as a pilot project...

    The company is expected to deliver drinking water to people in those...

  • Boxer Amir vows to provide clean drinking water to every village of Thar

    The British boxer of Pakistani origin vowed to make all-out efforts to provide clean drinking water to every village in Thar to curb fatalities among children and pregnant women...

    ”Amir Khan also urged the government to make sincere and concerted efforts to mitigate the miseries of Tharis and provide them with more facilities of healthcare, education and drinking water...

  • SC summons Shahbaz in clean drinking water case

    LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Saturday sought personal appearance of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to explain his government’s position regarding provision of clean drinking water to people and disposal of large quantity of untreated waste water...

    An alarming figure of untreated waste water of the city being disposed of in River Ravi was quoted by a court commission before a three-judge bench constituted by Chief Justice of Pakistan...

  • Shahbaz appears before SC bench for clean drinking water case

    Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday arrived at the Lahore High Court to present himself to the chief justice-led Supreme Court (SC) bench hearing a suo motu case and petition regarding provision of clean drinking water to people and disposal of large quantity of untreated waste water...

    Earlier, while speaking to the media regarding the case, Sanaullah said, "The provision of clean drinking water to the people is...

  • Pakistan’s best chance to go for clean sweep over WI: Mohsin

    KARACHI: Former opener, chief selector and coach Mohsin Khan on Wednesday lauded Pakistan’s fine victory over the West Indies in the first Test at Kingston and said Pakistan must seize this opportunity to inflict a clean sweep against the West Indies and create history...

    “Our bowlers and batsmen both performed well to beat the West Indies and go one up in the series, but they must realise that this is the best opportunity to go for a...

  • Drinking water shortage persists in Mohmand areas

    GHALANAI: Several wells and water supply schemes have dried up because of the prolonged dry spell and depletion of water table in the hilly areas of tribal region, particularly the border areas of Khwezai and Biazai, forcing the tribal people to buy drinking water from private tanker owners...

    “I bring drinking water from about nine kilometers on donkey cart to my home as several areas in Baizai tehsil of Mohmand Agency have been...

  • ‘Limit of arsenic in drinking water set by govt too high’

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee on Friday observed that the permissible limit of carcinogenic arsenic in drinking water set by the government was too high...

    Pakistan Council for Research in Water Research Chairman Dr Mohammad Ashraf informed the Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology that the limit of arsenic in drinking water worldwide was set at 10 parts per million (ppm)...

  • Shakardarra is oil-rich, but without drinking water

    KOHAT: The oil- and gas-rich but remote Shakardarra town of Kohat is yet to get drinking water despite orders and commitments by a prime minister, chief ministers, members of parliament, OGDCL and provincial ministers in this regard from time to time...

    Sources said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa law minister Imtiaz Shahid Qureshi had received Rs720 million as royalty from the oil and gas resources for the town during past two years, but he...

  • CJP lashes out at Sindh govt for negligence over supply of unsafe drinking water

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar lashed out at the Sindh government for its negligence over the supply of unsafe drinking water across the province, demanding to know where the authorities had spent their funds, DawnNews reported on Monday...

    The chief justice was hearing a petition filed by Advocate Shahab Usto in the Supreme Court Karachi registry against the authorities for their alleged failure in providing clean drinking...

  • Two siblings die after drinking contaminated spring water

    MANSEHRA: Two siblings died and three more were hospitalised after they drank contaminated water from a spring in Khabal village of Oghi tehsil here on Tuesday...

    “We declared emergency in local hospitals following the death of two siblings over the consumption of a spring’s contaminated water as suggested by preliminary investigation,” district health officer Dr Shahzad Ali Khan told reporters...

  • Two billion people drinking faecal-contaminated water: WHO

    GENEVA: Dramatic impr­o­vements are needed in ens­uring access to clean water and sanitation worldwide, the World Health Organ­isation said on Thur­sday, warning that nearly two billion people currently use faecal-contaminated water...

    Hundreds of thousands of people die each year because they are forced to drink contaminated water, the WHO said, urging large investments to help provide universal access to safe drinking water...

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