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Beyond Achro Thar's scenic landscape, harsh reality of salt miners' living conditions, wages
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Beyond Achro Thar's scenic landscape, harsh reality of salt miners' living conditions, wages

The 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

A barrage to save, or doom, Indus delta: Pakistani authorities, experts have contradictory views on project's merits
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A barrage to save, or doom, Indus delta: Pakistani authorities, experts have contradictory views on project's merits

Pakistani 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.

Pakistan’s Indus delta becoming no man’s land with sea level rise and dams upstream
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Pakistan’s Indus delta becoming no man’s land with sea level rise and dams upstream

People 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

Indus waters: For both India and Pakistan, the choice is between provision vs management
India

Indus waters: For both India and Pakistan, the choice is between provision vs management

Will securing the Indus secure India’s water future? To answer that question, we need to understand what use the water is put to.

Indus Waters Treaty: Partition to Cold War and drought, how India lost hydro disciplining tool against Pak
India

Indus Waters Treaty: Partition to Cold War and drought, how India lost hydro disciplining tool against Pak

Would 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.

DLF to raise Rs 3,200 crore via QIP in a bid to become debt-free; issue subscribed two times
Business

DLF to raise Rs 3,200 crore via QIP in a bid to become debt-free; issue subscribed two times

DLF launched its qualified institutional placement (QIP) offering up to 17.3 crore shares to investors

No, India is not planning to cut-off water supply to Pakistan; Nitin Gadkari is only claiming 'our share of water' as per IWT
India

No, India is not planning to cut-off water supply to Pakistan; Nitin Gadkari is only claiming 'our share of water' as per IWT

Against 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.

Jammu and Kashmir in spotlight as India, Pakistan fight over Himalaya's freshwater resources
World

Jammu and Kashmir in spotlight as India, Pakistan fight over Himalaya's freshwater resources

Several 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.

Indus OS keyboard speech-to-text feature will now support 23 Indian languages
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Indus OS keyboard speech-to-text feature will now support 23 Indian languages

Indus OS on Wednesday unveiled a new 'speech-to-text' feature in their keyboard that would allow users to enter text in their preferred language.

Indus Waters Treaty allows India to construct Kishanganga, Ratle power plants, says World Bank
India

Indus Waters Treaty allows India to construct Kishanganga, Ratle power plants, says World Bank

Under the Indus Waters Treaty, India is permitted to construct hydroelectric facilities on tributaries of the Jhelum and Chenab with certain restrictions.

Indus Waters Treaty talks: World Bank promises 'neutrality' as it helps India-Pakistan find way forward
India

Indus Waters Treaty talks: World Bank promises 'neutrality' as it helps India-Pakistan find way forward

World Bank has promised its continued neutrality and impartiality in helping India and Pakistan find an "amicable way forward" during talks over Indus Waters Treaty.

Chinese-sponsored North Indus River Cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan
World

Chinese-sponsored North Indus River Cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan

Pakistan's entire water supply for agriculture, factories and homes is dependent on rivers in the Indus basin.

UNDP blames Pakistan's neglect for delay in resolution of water issues with India
India

UNDP blames Pakistan's neglect for delay in resolution of water issues with India

Pakistan, as per the treaty, is not allowed to prohibit construction of hydropower dams by India.

Indus Waters Treaty: US signals it won't mediate between India, Pakistan
World

Indus Waters Treaty: US signals it won't mediate between India, Pakistan

The US has signalled that it will not be drawn into the role of a mediator between India and Pakistan, saying both countries should work together to resolve their differences.

After World Bank, ADB refuses to fund Pakistan's dam project on Indus river in PoK
India

After World Bank, ADB refuses to fund Pakistan's dam project on Indus river in PoK

The ADB has refused to commit funds for Pakistan's $14 billion dam project on Indus river in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), two years after the World Bank declined to fund the project following Islamabad's refusal to seek an NoC from India.

Indus Waters Treaty is India's weapon against Pakistan: Harsh wake-up call for Sharif
India

Indus Waters Treaty is India's weapon against Pakistan: Harsh wake-up call for Sharif

I have no problem in admitting that I was confused by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comment about maintaining the Indus Waters treaty despite the Uri terror attacks.

Can India really abrogate the Indus waters treaty? Here's all you need to know about it
World

Can India really abrogate the Indus waters treaty? Here's all you need to know about it

The agreement was signed because the source of all the rivers of the Indus basin were in India. It allowed India to use them for irrigation, transport and power generation, while laying down precise do's and don'ts for India.

Will Indus Waters Treaty be abrogated? Here's why it's a key factor in India-Pakistan ties
World

Will Indus Waters Treaty be abrogated? Here's why it's a key factor in India-Pakistan ties

The latest issue to crop up in the strained ties between India and Pakistan is the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty.

Indus Waters Treaty: Pakistan must fear Narendra Modi’s water war much more than Indian military
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Indus Waters Treaty: Pakistan must fear Narendra Modi’s water war much more than Indian military

Pakistan’s fragile economy and its 195 million people should fear a water war with India more than the one fought with weapons.