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  • Two children die as water tank crashes in Thatta village

    THATTA: Two children died and six other people were injured when a concrete-made water tank built about eight feet above the ground burst and crashed minutes after its inauguration in Haji Mubarak Jokhio village near Shora Mori town on Monday evening...

    A large number of men, women and children from the village had gathered at the site when a mobile tanker pulled up to fill the tank...

  • Bodies of four minor girls recovered from water tank in Quetta

    QUETTA: The dead bodies of four girls, aged between two and 10, were recovered Thursday from a water tank in the Faizabad area adjacent to Quetta's airport road, said police officials...

    The girls' father, Mehmood Khan, alleged his daughters were initially poisoned by their mother and then thrown into a water tank...

  • Excavation for water tank at Moenjodaro reveals ‘more ruins’

    The excavation was being done for laying the foundation of an overhead water tank opposite the house once used by Sir John Marshall — the director-general of the Archaeological Survey of India (1902-1928) whose exploration work had led to the discovery of the remains of this over 5,000-year-old Indus civilisation — within the DK area of Moenjodaro...

    The culture department had awarded the contract for the construction of the...

  • President Alvi attends inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport

    President Arif Alvi attended the inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport on Monday while on a three-day visit to Turkey at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    President Erdogan, while opening the airport ? which his government says will eventually become the largest in the world ? with great fanfare, said it would be "the pride of our country and an example to the world...

  • Wasa workers threaten to stop water supply to Hyderabad today

    HYDERABAD: Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa), Hyderabad, employees on Monday threatened to disrupt water supply to the city in protest against non-payment of their salaries and dues and the relevant authorities’ indifference towards their other issues...

    Organised by Hyderabad Development Authority’s Mehran Workers Union, a demonstration was held by Wasa employees outside the local press club where participants carrying banners and...

  • SC sacks KWSB MD after report reveals substandard water supply in Karachi, Hyderabad

    The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the removal of Karachi Water and Sewage Board Managing Director Misbahuddin during hearing of a case on the government’s failure to provide safe drinking water and sanitation facilities to the people of Sindh...

    A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim, Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Faisal Arab were hearing the case pertaining to the lack of provision of safe...

  • Dams to meet new airport’s water needs

    ISLAMABAD: A big hurdle in the completion of the new Islamabad International Airport was hopefully crossed on Wednesday when the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) told a Senate committee two dams will be built in the vicinity...

    Water will be stored in the planned Ramma and Kasana dams, costing Rs1...

  • Tajikistan invites Sharif to attend international conference on water

    ISLAMABAD: Tajikistan has invited Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to visit Dushanbe in the second week of June to attend an international conference on implementation of the International Decade for Action on Water For Life 2005-2015...

    The conference to be attended also by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and many other international leaders would be held on June 9-11 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan...

  • International firms to be hired for Quetta water project

    QUETTA: The Balochistan government will hire services of top international companies to prepare a feasibility report for the proposed Quetta Greater Water Supply project...

    Referring to acute water shortage in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan, the minister said that the water shortage was the main problem of the provincial capital and other areas of Balochistan and the government had now decided to give it top priority to resolve...

  • International Law on Water Rights

    International law provides a wealth of precedents on water use rights and obligations for both upper and lower riparians...

    The customary international law for transboundary fresh water resources provide for equitable utilisation, the Madrid Declaration of 1911 says that the regime of rivers and lakes, contiguous or successive, could not be altered by one state to the detriment of a co-riparian without the consent of the other... ...

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