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  • Golen Gol hydro project may not benefit locals

    ISLAMABAD: The Rs30 billion worth of much-delayed Golen Gol Hydropower Project in Chitral District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is getting ready for power generation in about two months, however locals may not be able to consume the electricity owing to distribution constraints...

    Informed sources in the Power Division told Dawn on Tuesday that the first 36-megawatt unit of the project was nearing completion and expected to start generation...
  • Wapda seeks 80pc tariff hike to pay hydro profits to Punjab, KP

    The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) has sought more than 80 per cent increase in tariff to pay around Rs88 billion hydropower profit to Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the next fiscal year...

    Wapda has a generation capacity of about 7,000-megawatt or almost one-third of the country’s total power generation
  • Hydro-diplomacy

    WE are a hydro-society where historically our livelihoods, settlements, wealth and culture were defined and inspired by water...

    Hydro-diplomacy is particularly relevant for Pakistan due to its unequal power structures in society and the politicised nature of water problems...

  • ‘Hydro-diplomacy’

    APROPOS Usman Mirza’s article ‘Hydro-diplomacy’ (July 5)...

    Our excuse is to blame the shortage on hydro-diplomacy or India or the mistrust between the provinces on Kalabagh and similar issues...

  • Troubled waters: India fast-tracks hydro projects in held Kashmir

    "I say the way you look at these projects, it is not purely a hydro project...

    "Six hydro projects in India-held Kashmir either cleared viability tests or the more advanced environment and forest expert approvals in the last three months, two officials in India's Water Resources Ministry and the Central Electricity Authority said separately...

  • India fast-tracks hydro projects in held Kashmir

    “I say the way you look at these projects, it is not purely a hydro project...

    ”Triple powerSix hydro projects in held Kashmir either cleared viability tests or the more advanced environment and forest expert approvals in the last three months, two officials in India’s Water Resources Ministry and the Central Electricity Authority said separately...

  • Conference calls for ‘hydro diplomacy’ to address water issues

    ISLAMABAD: Diplomatic channels need to be open for ‘hydro diplomacy’ that can address water management issues between India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, conference participants said on Thursday...

    Water is a basic human right, Leader of the House in the Senate Shibli Faraz said, but the population explosion, technological boom and high demand for water has led to a global water shortage that is endangering millions...

  • $425m sought for Swat hydro projects

    ISLAMABAD: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is seeking $425 million from the World Bank group to develop run-of-river hydropower projects on Swat River Basin which has an estimated energy potential of 2,000MW...

    The KP government has developed a project at a cost of $782m
  • Hyderabad to have another museum as culture dept gets possession of Mukhi House

    HYDERABAD: Mukhi House, built in 1920 by prominent figure of Hyderabad, Mukhi Jethanand, has been handed over to the Sindh government, which will convert it to Hyderabad Museum...

    Speaking to the media, she said that an amount of Rs25 million was being allocated for the repair, rehabilitation and renovation of the proposed museum now when the Mukhi House had formally been handed over to the department...

  • Rest house upgraded to circuit house

    GUJRAT: The district council rest house has been upgraded to the level of a circuit house and additional bedrooms and other infrastructure will now be built there for temporary stay of government officers and other functionaries...

    The rest house was established by the Gujrat district council around four decades ago and was under its control since then...

  • Avenfield House or ‘tax haven’ house?

    LONDON: The family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not the only resident of Avenfield House on London’s Park Lane who bought their properties through offshore companies incorporated in tax havens...

    According to the UK Land Registry record, the majority of flats in Avenfield House are owned by offshore companies incorporated in tax havens like Panama, the British Virgin Islands and Guernsey...

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