Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicIndus river

Topic: Indus river

Indus River is dying in Pakistan. 2 filmmakers are showing the world why

Garbage pollution and construction to climate change: the Indus River is on its last breath. Filmmakers are exploring the ‘irreversible damage’.

Parliament panel recommends renegotiating Indus Waters Treaty to address climate crisis impact

The panel also recommended that India should constantly monitor Chinese actions to ensure that they don't pursue any major interventions on the Brahmaputra river.

Pakistan’s 40-yr-old Gilgit-Baltistan dam project could finally be a reality, with China help

With Diamer-Bhasha dam coming up in disputed Gilgit-Baltistan region, India has reacted sharply, saying building projects in territories under Pakistan's illegal occupation is 'not proper'.

‘We the people of Pakistan, irrespective of religion, are the true Indians’

Modern-day Pakistanis have suffered an identity crisis in their efforts to distance themselves from their Subcontinental origins.

India cannot satisfy Pakistan enough without reworking the Indus Water Treaty

Despite India’s scrupulous observance of the treaty provisions and its concessions, Pakistan accuses it of not fully complying with the treaty’s terms.

Modi’s office is worried about JNU report that echoes Pakistan concerns on Indus waters

JNU study says global warming could leave Pakistan side of Indus River Basin completely dry in less than 100 years, calls for better water budgeting.

A 58-year-old pact still settles water dispute between India & Pakistan

Indus Waters Treaty, one of most successful international pacts, provides framework for using water for irrigation, hydropower generation in Indus basin.

India, Pakistan set to resume Indus Water Treaty talks in Lahore on 29-30 August

The talks will be the first official engagement between the two countries since Imran Khan became Pakistan's prime minister.

On Camera

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Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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