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Toll rises to 30, over 370 wounded in PoK after earthquake of 5.8-magnitude jolts north-eastern Pakistan
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Toll rises to 30, over 370 wounded in PoK after earthquake of 5.8-magnitude jolts north-eastern Pakistan

In October, 2015, a 7.5-magnitude quake in Pakistan and Afghanistan killed almost 400 people, flattening buildings in rugged terrain that impeded relief efforts. Pakistan was also hit by a 7.6-magnitude quake on 8 October, 2005, that killed nearly 90,000 people in PoK and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

22 dead, 200 injured as earthquake measuring 5.8 strikes Mirpur town in Pakistan occupied Kashmir
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22 dead, 200 injured as earthquake measuring 5.8 strikes Mirpur town in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

Magnitude 5.8 quake struck 23 km north of Jhelum, roughly 120 km southeast of Pakistan’s capital Islamabad

As Punjab's groundwater levels drop alarmingly, farmers confront desperate times ahead
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As Punjab's groundwater levels drop alarmingly, farmers confront desperate times ahead

As water tables in Punjab fall, desperate farmers are digging deeper, getting trapped in debt and depleting aquifers. Punjab is warned of turning into a desert state in 25 years. Paddy, biggest water guzzler, sees continued cultivation as agricultural reforms fail.

Jhelum Fables: A workshop in Srinagar familiarises young Kashmiris with the river, the life it sustains
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Jhelum Fables: A workshop in Srinagar familiarises young Kashmiris with the river, the life it sustains

Everyday, thousands pass by the Jhelum, which snakes through the Valley, but few notice the river. Jhelum Fables is changing that by encouraging young people to understand the spirit of the river and the relationship it shares with the people who are dependent on it

Indus Waters Treaty doesn't fit into current sociopolitical situation of India-Pakistan, says riverine expert Uttam Sinha
India

Indus Waters Treaty doesn't fit into current sociopolitical situation of India-Pakistan, says riverine expert Uttam Sinha

Referring to the Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan after the Uri attack, Modi had said 'blood and water can't flow together'. It remains to be seen how things will unfold after Pulwama.

Amid heightened tensions, India postpones visit to Pakistan to inspect projects in Indus River Basin
India

Amid heightened tensions, India postpones visit to Pakistan to inspect projects in Indus River Basin

Amid 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.

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.

India-Pakistan talks on Indus waters likely to be a non-starter; Islamabad appears bent on blocking Kishenganga project
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India-Pakistan talks on Indus waters likely to be a non-starter; Islamabad appears bent on blocking Kishenganga project

The Indus Waters Treaty has the potential to change the bilateral equation, but only when both India and Pakistan accept the need for good relations.

India, Pakistan to discuss use of Indus waters in Lahore on 29 Aug; 1st official engagement since Imran Khan became PM
India

India, Pakistan to discuss use of Indus waters in Lahore on 29 Aug; 1st official engagement since Imran Khan became PM

Just a week after Imran Khan took his oath as the Pakistan prime minister on 18 August, India is set to have its first official engagement with a team of officials travelling to Islamabad for a meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission.

Kashmir braces for another flood as questions emerge over money meant for Jhelum desilting project
India

Kashmir braces for another flood as questions emerge over money meant for Jhelum desilting project

After the 2014 floods in Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre has sanctioned Rs 399 crore to desilt and dredge the Jhelum river.

Rajnath Singh assures Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra of all possible help to deal with floods
India

Rajnath Singh assures Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra of all possible help to deal with floods

Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra of all possible central help to deal with the flood situation in the state.

Kashmir floods: Swelling Jhelum brings back nightmares of 2014 deluge, panic spreads in the Valley as water level rises
India

Kashmir floods: Swelling Jhelum brings back nightmares of 2014 deluge, panic spreads in the Valley as water level rises

Authorities have suspended the Amarnath Yatra because of incessant rain in Jammu and Kashmir and also founded a flood alert.

Authorities sound flood alert in Central Kashmir as intermittent rain continues in Valley; schools remain closed
India

Authorities sound flood alert in Central Kashmir as intermittent rain continues in Valley; schools remain closed

Intermittent rains continued in Kashmir on Saturday with authorities sounding a flood alert in central Kashmir, even as water levels started receding in the southern parts of the Valley.

Governor’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir: For many, NN Vohra taking over reins of administration is reason to rejoice
India

Governor’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir: For many, NN Vohra taking over reins of administration is reason to rejoice

Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra has a difficult job to do. But for a change, he seems to have the people on his side.

Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project: World Bank asks Pakistan to accept India's proposal to appoint neutral arbiter
India

Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project: World Bank asks Pakistan to accept India's proposal to appoint neutral arbiter

The institution asked Pakistan to agree to India's proposal for appointment of neutral expert to suggest a resolution on the technicalities of the project

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

Blue Whale challenge: Pakistan college expels two students after they inflict cuts on their arms
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Blue Whale challenge: Pakistan college expels two students after they inflict cuts on their arms

Two college girls in Pakistan's Punjab province have been expelled after they inflicted cuts on their arms with knives as part of the controversial Blue Whale Challenge game

Nawaz Sharif terms his SC disqualification as a 'joke', urges supporters to stand by him
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Nawaz Sharif terms his SC disqualification as a 'joke', urges supporters to stand by him

Nawaz Sharif on Friday termed his disqualification from premiership as a "joke" and asked people to stand by him to make sure that their vote is respected.

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.

Pakistan: At least seven killed, one injured in heavy rains; flash flood warning issued
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Pakistan: At least seven killed, one injured in heavy rains; flash flood warning issued

At least seven persons have been killed in Pakistan in heavy monsoon rains that lashed different parts of the country, taking the overall death toll in rain-related incidents in the past two weeks to 53, officials said on Thursday.