Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicIndus Waters Treaty

Topic: Indus Waters Treaty

Pakistan objects Kiru hydro plant design, India says project compliant with Indus Waters Treaty

The treaty provides Pakistan the right to object on Indian design within 3 month of the receipt of the information. India has supplied the information in June to Pakistan.

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.

Covid-19 casts shadow on 60-year-old India-Pakistan tradition that survived Uri, Pulwama

The 1960 Indus Waters Treaty mandates that the Indian & Pakistani commissioners meet once every year, a tradition that hasn’t been broken in 60 years.

Real test of Modi govt’s nationalism lies in ending Punjab and Haryana’s SYL canal dispute

Legal experts might dispute merits of Supreme Court’s recent order, but it holds out an opportunity for reconciliation between the two states.

See Indus water as resource not weapon: Why Modi govt took the right decision

Nitin Gadkari’s determination to use the un-utilised Indus waters will be a game changer, paving way for development of agriculture and industry.

On Camera

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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