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IPS reviews Kishanganga Award Pakistan could get better share of water

Friday, January 17, 2014 - Islamabad—Non-availability of national data complying international standards on usages of water resources was the most serious lacking on part of Pakistan while pursuing arbitration on the issues involved. Pakistan could have secured better share of water in the final award in case of Kishanganga hydro-electric project (KHEP) if its plea was duly supported by required data of international standards, particularly vis-à-vis environment, hydro-electric usages and…

Kishanganga arbitration case PWC ready to assist Indus Water Commissioner

April 20, 2013 The Punjab Water Council (PWC) is ready to assist the Indus Water Commissioner in Kishanganga arbitration case against India as Pakistan still has an opportunity to make its case and reiterate its stand on its water rights under the Indus Basin Treaty of 1960. Talking to Business Recorder here on Friday, PWC President Hamid Malhi said the direction of the Federal Law Minister Ahmar Bilal Soofi to form a permanent Committee to provide legal input and assist to the Indus…

South Asia’s water woes

KANZALWAN, 23rd July, 2012: India-Pakistan Line of Control (AlertNet): As the silver waters of the Kishanganga rush through this north Kashmir valley, Indian laborers are hard at work on a hydropower project that will dam the river just before it flows across one of the world’s most heavily militarised borders into Pakistan. The hum of excavators echoes through the pine-covered valley, clearing masses of soil and boulders, while army trucks crawl through the steep Himalayan mountain…

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