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  • Pakistan raises police force to patrol Indus

    Pakistan is raising a special police force to curb crime, strengthen rescue and relief operations during floods and help conserve the endangered Indus dolphin along the River Indus...

    The first 700 recruits for the Riverine Amphibious Police Force (RAPF) will graduate in February next year, after being trained by the Pakistan army...

  • India ready to resolve differences over Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan bilaterally

    In its detailed response to the World Bank’s announcement pausing two separate processes to resolve the dispute between India and Pakistan over Kishenganga and Ratle projects, New Delhi today expressed its readiness to bilaterally resolve its differences with Islamabad over the implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty...

    ‘’India has always believed that the implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty, which includes the redressal of...

  • Pakistan not doing its homework on Indus Waters Treaty, says former commissioner

    The 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) is once again in the news, especially the role being played by the designated mediator, the World Bank...

    As a Bank representative starts to shuttle between New Delhi and Islamabad in an effort to resolve the disputes over Kishanganga and Ratle hydroelectric projects, Pakistan’s former Indus Water Commissioner Jamait Ali Shah speaks to thethirdpole...

  • Pakistan not to accept alteration in Indus Waters Treaty

    WASHINGTON: Fearing that India is buying time to complete its two disputed water projects, Pakistan made it clear that it would not accept any modifications or changes to the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) after New Delhi said on Friday it was ready to bilaterally resolve its differences with Islamabad over the implementation of the treaty...

    The treaty, signed in 1960, gives India control over the three eastern rivers of the Indus basin —...

  • Pakistan not to accept external pressure on Indus Waters Treaty: Asif

    Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Asif on Tuesday said Pakistan would not accept any external pressure on the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) reached with India in 1960 for distribution of water between the two countries...

    The seminar titled “Hydro Politics around Pakistan: Reassessing the Efficacy of IWT”, was organised by the Institute of Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis (ISSRA) in Islamabad at the National Defence...

  • US urges amicable solution of Indus Waters Treaty dispute between India, Pakistan

    US Secretary of State John Kerry made a telephone call to the Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Thursday night in which he said United States was aware of Pakistan’s complaint against India's alleged violation of Indus Waters Treaty, said a statement issued by the government on Friday...

    The finance minister mentioned it to John Kerry that Indus Waters Treaty is an international commitment and it is the responsibility of the World...

  • Historical follies – Where Pakistan went wrong in negotiating the Indus Waters Treaty

    The mighty Indus and its eastern most tributary, River Sutlej, share their birth place in western heights of Tibetan plateau near Mount Kailash (21,778ft), Lake Manasarovar (15,060ft) and Lake Rakshastal (15,010ft)...

    Meandering through the Upper-Himalayan mountains in Indian administered Kashmir for 400 miles (650 kilometres), the Indus contributing mean average flows of 90 MAF finds its bearing into Gilgit-Baltistan...

  • India, Pakistan need to respect Indus Waters Treaty, urges Khawaja Asif

    Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif urged India and Pakistan to respect the Indus Waters Treaty, saying it is in the interest of both countries...

    The minister held a press conference on Monday as talks commenced in Islamabad with an Indian delegation regarding the designs, disputed by Pakistan, of the three controversial water projects being built on River Chenab...

  • A-level students can apply to medical colleges across Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Friday announced that A-level students can take admissions in MBBS and BDS programs across Pakistan on open merit and foreign quota, though the latter will only be for foreign nationals, those with dual nationality or overseas Pakistanis who have obtained their A-levels or an equivalent qualification from a foreign institution...

    PMDC President Prof Dr Shabir Lehri said...

  • Two brothers among six drown in Indus

    SUKKUR: Two brothers were among three persons who drowned in the Indus River near the Zero Point Vaspur area of old Sukkur on Tuesday...

    Bodies of three volunteers fished outHYDERABAD: The bodies of three volunteers, belonging to the Saylani Welfare Trust, who had drowned in the Indus near the Al-Manzar resort at the Kotri barrage in Jamshoro on Sunday, were fished out late on Monday evening and on Tuesday...

  • WB approves Indus project to increase farmers market access

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has given its go ahead to the Indus Ecoregion Community Livelihood project, being developed by WWF-Pakistan in Sindh to improve the livelihoods of local communities...

    The Indus region is the most prioritised of the five ecoregions in Pakistan, and is one of the 40 most significant ecoregions in the world...

  • How we can revive the shrinking Indus delta

    THE ecosystem of the Indus delta is under threat owing to a drastic fall in river flows below the Kotri barrage...

    The Indus delta, a designated Ramsar wetland, is the fifth largest delta in the world and spreads from Sir Creek in the east to Phitti Creek in the west with the apex at Banoo town (where once the Pinyaree river originated from the Indus and discharged into the sea via Sir Creek)...

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