OGDCL donates Rs36 million for Diamer Bhasha dam  

ISLAMABAD: Keeping in view the urgency and seriousness of water crisis in Pakistan, the Oil and Gas Development Authority (OGDCL) has shown full support for...

Roshan Packages donates Rs one million to dam fund

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Dams construction critical to avoid looming water and food crisis

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

Govt mulls options to construct Diamer Bhasha dam to meet energy needs

Sharing details of a proposed plan regarding the formation of Diamer Bhasha dam Pvt Ltd Co., the sources said that it was proposed to market the shares of this company through Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE) and approximately 52 percent shares of the company will be owned by the government and owners of remaining 48pc shares will be with the masses

Water shortage to persist, hit upcoming Rabi season

According to an initial analysis of data, it is projected water shortfall would stand between 35-45 percent during the upcoming Rabi season 2018-19

ADB approves $100 million loan to address water shortages in Balochistan

A separate $2 million technical assistance from JFPR will help Balochistan’s provincial government improve its institutional capacity to address the risks and potential impact of climate change in the agriculture sector,

Total water storage in reservoirs face 30 percent shortfall, as Tarbela hits maximum level

Pakistan’s main water reservoirs have gained 65.60 percent of the combined live storage of 13.681 MAF, of which 34.40 percent capacity requires to be filled

Wapda to raise Hub Dam storage capacity, as country’s water needs increase

During the meeting, it was unanimously decided to raise the Hub Dam’s lost storage capacity of around 49,000-acre-feet of water by removing sediment deposits in the reservoir

Can drip irrigation eradicate Pakistan’s water crisis and food insecurity?

To save water, the country needs to replace its age-old method of irrigating crops with improved yield and quality being tangible benefits

Apple launches $300 million clean energy fund in China

The investment from the iPhone maker, which will be made along with 10 suppliers including Pegatron Corp and Wistron Corp over a four-year period, also comes as the United States and China lock horns over trade

Living standards in Pakistan will be hampered by climate change: World Bank

In Pakistan, Sindh emerges as the most vulnerable hotspot, followed by Punjab, said the report

VW’s Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

Volkswagen was holding crisis talks on Monday to find a stand-in boss for its Audi brand, a source familiar with the discussions said, after German authorities arrested Audi CEO Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions test cheating.

As water crisis deepens, drought reality hits Pakistani population

Per capita water availability has been on a downward trend for decades. In 1947, when Pakistan was created, the figure stood at about 5,000 cubic meters per person, according to the World Bank. Today it is 1,000 cubic meters

Water and climate change: the (hopefully not) insurmountable challenges

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Differences between CEO, board mar NRDMF operations

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