Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: Indus Water Treaty

River Indus | Commons

India invites Pakistan Indus water commissioner to visit hydro projects on Chenab

Fresh invite comes after India postponed a similar visit in October mandated under provisions of the Indus Water Treaty.
River Indus | Commons

India expedites dam projects to restrict Indus waters in Pakistan

The three projects include the Shahpur Kandi dam project, a second Sutlej-Beas link in Punjab and the Ujh Dam project in Jammu and Kashmir.
Indus River

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.
Confluence of Indus river and Zanskar river in India

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.
World Bank Building, Washington DC | Flickr

Pak raises India’s ‘violation’ of Indus Waters Treaty with World Bank

Islamabad has objected time and again to the Kishanganga hydro project which was inaugurated by Modi during his visit to Jammu and Kashmir last week.  

70 years from now, triggers for Indo-Pak tensions could be climate & natural resources

As India and Pakistan mark the 70th anniversary of Partition this week, it is worth contemplating what the next 70 years may bring. Michel Kugleman 
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Why even an ex-IAS officer like Shah Faesal sympathises with murderers of his kith and kin

Every 2-3 years Kashmir has a collective call of conscience. Most entertaining are the ones from wannabe conflict entrepreneurs selling pipe dreams.
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Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...