Imran Khan’s bid to crowdfund $14 billion for Pakistan dam

The government’s plan is to build two facilities: the Mohmand dam in the country’s northwest, widely seen as feasible, and the much larger, troubled Diamer-Basha project in the north, first mooted in the early 2000s

Deadlock persists in Kishanganga dispute, WB working to protect Indus Waters Treaty

LAHORE: The World Bank is working in conjunction with Pakistan and India to find an amicable solution over the recent differences regarding dispute resolution...

CCE gives nod to establishment of 1200 MW LNG power plant

ISLAMABADCabinet Committee on Energy (CCE), Tuesday, accorded approval to establish 1200 megawatt Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) based power plant in the country and no power...

Women participation in labour force 4.3pc, gender gap wider than before: World Bank

KARACHI: Institute of Business Management's (IoBM) Head of Economics, Shahida Wizarat, says women don’t face gender-based discrimination in effluent classes but the same is not...

WB rescinds $250 million loan for climate change and disaster risk

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The incentive in going green

Either hot or very cold, mostly in the extreme, the weather is hardly ever temperate. One’s neighbourhood is hit by water scarcity, the power...

PR to charge dam fund surcharge from 25th  

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Railways (PR) will charge dam fund surcharge, Re 1, Rs 2 and Rs 10, on tickets categorized in the economy and business classes from tomorrow...

Dams construction critical to avoid looming water and food crisis

Former Wapda Chairman expressed worries Pakistan may face drought if dams aren't build

Pakistan struggling to setup meeting with WB over Kishanganga dam dispute

WB officials say busy schedule of their president is causing problems in setting-up a suitable time for the meeting

How Zahoor Sarwar made energy conservation his business

Research Teck is focused on helping other businesses with their productivity enhancement and energy and environmental impact reduction needs

Water shortfall projected at 35-40 percent before start of Rabi season

Till September 20th, Balochistan faced the highest water shortfall of around 44 percent, Punjab 20 percent, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) 21 percent and Sindh 16 percent

CRE organises workshop on emerging issues, challenges, opportunities in rural economy

ISLAMABAD: The first workshop on the theme: “Emerging Issues, Challenges and Opportunities in Rural Economy of Pakistan” was organised by the Centre For Rural...

World Bank promises $200bn in 2021-25 climate cash

NEW YORK: The World Bank on Monday unveiled $200 billion in climate action investment for 2021-25, adding this amounts to a doubling of its current...

Germany-France agree to reduce usage of coal for combating climate change

BONN: The leaders of Germany and France promised to limit the use of coal on Wednesday and urged more global action to combat global...

Water shortage will rise to 52 percent for Kharif sowing season

Sindh’s water shortage was recorded at 53 percent and for Punjab, it was 47 percent

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