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Aug 20, 2019
Pakistan accuses India of not informing Islamabad about water release into River Sutlej; New Delhi denies claimRelations between the neighbours, already hostile, have been further strained over India’s decision to revoke special status of its portion of Kashmir region
Jul 29, 2019
Indus Blues: Jawad Sharif's documentary poignantly chronicles the fading musical forms along the river in PakistanIn Jawad Sharif’s documentary Indus Blues, a musician asks within the first few scenes, “When peace and love die, who cares about music?” It is a profoundly challenging query, one that resounds as Sharif's film traverses a thousand miles along the Indus river, chronicling the musical forms that have sprung up in the regions it flows through.
Jul 04, 2019
Four dead, 21 missing after boat capsizes in Indus river in northwest Pakistan; locals had to use water route in absence of paved roadsAt least four people have been killed and 21 still missing after a boat capsized in northwest Pakistan, officials said Thursday. The boat was carrying passengers along the Indus River from Shangla to Haripur district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Wednesday when it overturned. '13 people saved their lives by swimming to the shore', local police official Zahid Ullah said.
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.
Apr 04, 2019
How the British transformed, subjugated the Punjab through canals — and left it vulnerable to external shocksHistory’s rhythmic drumbeats echo loudly in the Indus valley, and in how the British transformed a community-based rural economy (one that was arguably ill-equipped to make that transition) to a market-based economy, and left it vulnerable to external shocks.
Apr 03, 2019
Amid calls for Indus' geopolitical weaponising, a reminder of how climate change has affected the river in the pastIn the days following the Pulwama attack, one suggestion for retaliation has been to “cut off” the waters of the Indus to downstream Pakistan. Can we ‘turn off’ the tap though? After all, the Indus (and her tributaries) are mighty rivers — the annual flow of the Indus is estimated to be upwards of 200 cubic kilometres.
Mar 11, 2019
Amid heightened tensions, India postpones visit to Pakistan to inspect projects in Indus River BasinAmid heightened tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad, a reciprocal visit by the Indian team to Pakistan for inspection of projects in the Indus River Basin this month has been postponed.
Feb 22, 2019
'Don't want single drop to reach Pakistan': Nitin Gadkari seeks report on stopping flow of 'other water resources' into countryNitin Gadkari said that he has directed his department to prepare a report on how India can block other water resources from flowing into Pakistan.
Feb 22, 2019
Diversion of rivers flowing to Pakistan: Jitendra Singh says excess water will be used by Punjab, Haryana, RajasthanQuestioning the previous Congress governments for not taking such a step, Union minister Jitendra Singh said the Centre's decision has corrected a long-standing anomaly.