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Jan 26, 2020
Beyond Achro Thar's scenic landscape, harsh reality of salt miners' living conditions, wagesThe miners working on these salt lakes in Achro Thar live in destitute conditions with no access to healthcare and no money to travel out for miles to visit a medical centre
Sep 20, 2019
A barrage to save, or doom, Indus delta: Pakistani authorities, experts have contradictory views on project's meritsPakistani authorities say construction of a barrage will address key water issues, but there have been no local consultations, and experts fear that it will only add to the problems in the Indus delta.
Jul 31, 2019
Pakistan’s Indus delta becoming no man’s land with sea level rise and dams upstreamPeople in Paksitan are leaving their villages en masse as the Indus delta sinking means they cannot farm or fish and have no freshwater, thanks to sea level rise and dams upstream
Apr 06, 2019
Indus waters: For both India and Pakistan, the choice is between provision vs managementWill securing the Indus secure India’s water future? To answer that question, we need to understand what use the water is put to.
Apr 05, 2019
Indus Waters Treaty: Partition to Cold War and drought, how India lost hydro disciplining tool against PakWould India have agreed so readily to the Indus Waters Treaty if she had not needed to be in the World Bank’s good books? That’s a question only history can answer.
Mar 27, 2019
DLF to raise Rs 3,200 crore via QIP in a bid to become debt-free; issue subscribed two timesDLF launched its qualified institutional placement (QIP) offering up to 17.3 crore shares to investors
Feb 22, 2019
No, India is not planning to cut-off water supply to Pakistan; Nitin Gadkari is only claiming 'our share of water' as per IWTAgainst an already vibrant backdrop of the outrage against the Pulwama attack, Union minister of water resources Nitin Gadkari on Thursday added the declaration that water of three eastern rivers flowing into Pakistan will be diverted to the Yamuna river, causing concern as to whether the historic Indus Waters Treaty would be broken.
Dec 17, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir in spotlight as India, Pakistan fight over Himalaya's freshwater resourcesSeveral hundred metres underground, thousands of labourers grind away day and night on a mammoth hydroelectric project in contested Kashmir, where India and Pakistan are racing to tap the subcontinent's diminishing freshwater supplies.
Aug 16, 2017
Indus OS keyboard speech-to-text feature will now support 23 Indian languagesIndus OS on Wednesday unveiled a new 'speech-to-text' feature in their keyboard that would allow users to enter text in their preferred language.
Aug 02, 2017
Indus Waters Treaty allows India to construct Kishanganga, Ratle power plants, says World BankUnder the Indus Waters Treaty, India is permitted to construct hydroelectric facilities on tributaries of the Jhelum and Chenab with certain restrictions.