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  • 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...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • NSC wants govt to forcefully pursue water treaty violations by India with WB

    ISLAMABAD: The National Security Committee on Wednesday asked the government to forcefully pursue Indian violations of the Indus Water Treaty with the World Bank to foil New Delhi’s designs...

    “The committee also directed the Water Resources Division to forcefully pursue the violations of the Indus Water Treaty by India with the World Bank,” a statement issued by the committee after its meeting that focused extensively on the economy...

  • Sales tax stuck in void between null and nil payers

    ISLAMABAD: Only 16 per cent of registered sales tax units in the country actually paid any of the tax, with the rest filing either null or nil returns, data from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) shows...

    But only 20,700 paid any sales tax in the year under review...

  • Nuclear ban treaty: Pakistan advised caution

    ISLAMABAD: The start of negotiations to ban nuclear weapons at the United Nations could have unseen implications for Pakistan particularly with regard to its position on Fissile Material Cut-Off Treaty (FMCT)...

    The UN is negotiating the nuclear ban treaty...

  • 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 —...

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