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He said the trainings were given at a meeting on Friday chaired by district health officer Mohammad Riaz. He said the survey would be carried out across the district soon. He said Bisham tehsil areas along the Indus River had been declared red and yellow zones, after the dengue outbreak in 2013, where ...
"Priority would be on development of hydropower resource on the Indus river," said the official. He said an energy working group would be among the few delegations coming from Beijing in March to finalise the list of hydropower projects. Responding to a question, the official did not agree that the question ...

He expressed these remarks while addressing the national seminar on "Shrinking Indus Delta: Current Status and Way Forward" held at U.S.-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W) MUET Jamshoro on Friday. Dr. Uqaili said that the communities living in the lower riparian of the rivers ...
He added, ''Accordingly, I proposed that India and Pakistan work out a program jointly to develop and jointly to operate the Indus Basin river system''. David Lilienthal was the chairperson of Tennessee Valley Authority and US Atomic Energy Commission. His visit to subcontinent was sponsored by 'Colliers' ...
ISLAMABAD: Indus River System Authority (IRSA) Friday said that Tarbela dam had attained its dead level of 1386 feet and Punjab and Sindh might face shortfall of approximately 70 to 80 percent in their canal systems in coming five to ten days. However, the shortages might be reduced in the wake of ...
ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (Irsa) on Friday said that the Tarbela dam had attained its 'dead level' of 1386 feet, and Punjab and Sindh might face shortfall of approximately 70 to 80 per cent in their canal systems in the coming five to ten days. However, the shortages might be reduced in ...

A team of wildlife inspector and other officials has started checking water locations around Indus river from Taunsa barrage to downstream Muzaffargarh from last Monday. Wildlife department Rajanpur team has started patrolling Indus river areas from Jampur to Kot Chutta, DG Khan team from Ghazi Ghat ...
MULTAN: Three teams of the Dera Ghazi Khan wildlife department and a team of the MULTAN wildlife department on Tuesday were sent to areas around the Indus and Chenab rivers to check the illegal hunting of migratory birds. Multan Divisional Wildlife Officer Sajjad Hussain said that the teams were ...
UNENDING encroachments and the growth of residential schemes along the dykes of the Indus river have become a menace, particularly in Sindh's big cities. In some places, entire sections of bunds have vanished. In Latifabad, some schemes are located even near the main dykes. Irrigation authorities ...
RAJANPUR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th Feb, 2018 )::A man and his nephew drowned in Indus River near Jakhar Imam Shah on Sunday. According to Rescue 1122, a family from Muhammadia Colony Jampur went to Indus River for picnic when Kamran (30) and his nephew Abdullah (14) ...
Project PC-1 was approved by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on December 20, 2016, while the Indus river System Authority (IRSA) had issued the no objection certificate (NOC) to the project on May 17, 2016. It will use existing irrigation tunnel (Tunnel-5), which will ...
Different sources quote a figure of $50 billion for building a cascade of dams along the Indus river. Infrastructure related to water will also be made resilient to climate change. There would also be investment in irrigation sector, especially in drip irrigation. Apart from the areas mentioned above, Vision 2025 ...
Islamabad - The Indus river System Authority (IRSA) Sunday released 83,900 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 35,100 cusecs . According to the data released by IRSA , water level in the Indus river at Tarbela dam was 1430.56 feet, which was 50.56 feet higher than its dead level of ...
They feed the Indus river system, the country's water lifeline. But data gathered over the last 50 years shows that all but around 120 of the glaciers are showing signs of melting, meteorological officials said. Recent natural catastrophic events in the United States and Puerto Rico -- which may be related to ...
Islamabad, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Feb, 2018 ):The Indus river System Authority (IRSA) Monday released 82,600 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 35,900 cusecs. According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus river at Tarbela dam was 1428.45 feet, ...
Islamabad,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 09th Feb, 2018 ):The Indus river System Authority (IRSA) Friday released 74,700 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 34,500 cusecs. According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus river at Tarbela dam was 1434. 93 feet ...
Prominent cities like Mohenjodaro were situated on the banks of Indus river and rain-fed Saraswati. However, around 1900 BC, the civilization began to decline, with the Indus river moving approximately 40 miles away from its main course, and the Saraswati progressively drying up. The monsoons, it ...

The Indus river dolphin, known as the second-most endangered freshwater species in the world and listed among the red list of the International Union for conservation of Nature's threatened species, is struggling for its survival. Locally called Bhulan, the blind dolphins are confronting multiple threats ...
BHAKKAR: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday participated in the groundbreaking ceremony of a bridge on Indus river to connect Bhakkar and Dera Ismail (DI) Khan. Costing Rs7 billion, the bridge would establish a new road link between Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces to ...
... impact changing rainfall patterns could have had on the collapse of the Indus valley civilisation. scientists were able to reconstruct the Indian summer monsoon's (ISM's) data from the time. Together with how we know temperature has varied in the northern hemisphere and Himalayan river discharge over ...
Pakistan essentially amounts to a relatively indefensible sliver astride the Indus river, with flat plains in the east and mountain redoubts populated by hostile tribes in the west. This fragile geography would not matter if not for Pakistan's long history of enmity toward its far larger neighbor, India.
The Indus river had a soft murmur as if a water dam had arrested its might. There was no wave on its surface, no bubble to mar its smooth exterior. It seemed as if a giant mirror had been placed in the valley so that the snow-clad mountains could admire their own reflection. As the breeze blew another icy ...
Islamabad - Indus river System Authority has said that the current water flows in four major rivers are 29.72 percent less than the last year. The situation of water storage in the reservoirs is better than last year, however the water flows in the rivers are 11000 cusecs less than the previous year, said IRSA ...
The country's second Marine Protected Area (MPA) has come into being after the Ministry of climate change declared the Indus river Canyon, Pakistan's exclusive economic zone in the Arabian Sea, as one through a notification. The Indus river Canyon MPA comprising 27,607 square kilometres is the ...
The Federal Ministry for climate change (MCC) declared the Indus river Canyon (Exclusive Economic Zone) as a Marine Protected Area (MPA) on Saturday, according to the WWF-Pakistan. It turns to be the second Marine Protected Area of Pakistan following Astola Island, which was notified on 15 June ...
Karachi: The Indus river Canyon, about 150 kilometres southeast of Karachi, was on Saturday declared a Marine Protected Area (MPA) by the federal Ministry of climate change. The only other MPA in the country is the Astola Island in Balochistan. It was notified in June last year. The Indus river ...
The number of the endangered Indus river dolphin, also known as bhulan or the 'blind dolphin', is on the rise - a significant positive development despite pollution threat, a study conducted by WWF Pakistan has revealed. In its report titled 'Signs of Hope for the Endemic and Endangered Bhulan,' WWF ...
Indus river dolphins have special characteristics, due to muddy river water they have lost the capability to see, but they have adapted a special sonar abilities like bats, they are not fishes but mammals. Photo: WWF-Pakistan ...
The study is compiled through the fourth comprehensive Indus river dolphin survey, carried out from March 20 to April 13, 2017 covering the Indus river dolphin distribution range from Chashma to Sukkur barrages. A team of 20 members from WWF-Pakistan, Zoological Survey of Pakistan, academic ...
Lahore - Pakistan does not blame India of stealing its water rather the conflict between the two neighbouring countries is on the issue of water flow in the river system. This was stated by Pakistan Indus Waters Commissioner Mirza Asif Baig while responding to a question of the media after the three-day ...
archaeologists also believe that this pottery was used to transport some products from the Indus Valley by small boats across the Indus river to the shores of the Arabian Sea. They were transported by larger boats to a port near the wilayat of Saham and then were carried on shoulders for 24 kilometers ...
In mountain bike riders, Ibrahim Khan secured first position, Zaigham Khan was second and Babar Khan got the third position. A large number of spectators, enthusiast drivers and mountain bike riders thronged the Indus river to watch and participate in the 7th Indus Water Cross Jeep Race 2017 at Swabi ...
The number of the endangered Indus river dolphin, also known as bhulan or the 'blind dolphin', is on the rise - a significant positive development despite pollution threat, a study conducted by WWF Pakistan has revealed. In its report titled 'Signs of Hope for the Endemic and Endangered Bhulan,' WWF ...
Indus river dolphins have special characteristics, due to muddy river water they have lost the capability to see, but they have adapted a special sonar abilities like bats, they are not fishes but mammals. Photo: WWF-Pakistan ...
The study is compiled through the fourth comprehensive Indus river dolphin survey, carried out from March 20 to April 13, 2017 covering the Indus river dolphin distribution range from Chashma to Sukkur barrages. A team of 20 members from WWF-Pakistan, Zoological Survey of Pakistan, academic ...
Millennia ago, parts of present-day Pakistan and western India, particularly the area along the Indus river, were the home of a mighty civilization. While most Historians call it the Indus Valley Civilization, some refer to it as the Indus-Saraswati Civilization. This fascinating civilization, despite its technological ...
They are scheduled for release into the Harike-Beas river system at Gagdewal Rakhh later this month, marking the restoration of the species gone extinct in Punjab and the Indus river system after nearly six decades. While the species has been successfully re-introduced in the Ganga river system, gharials ...
The Asian Development Bank on Friday approved a $275 million loan for the project, which is supported by the Indus river System Authority, a government agency that oversees water sharing between provinces. "Having a sufficient and effective irrigation system is fundamental in the development of ...
It turns out that about 90 percent of all the plastic that reaches the world's oceans gets flushed through just 10 rivers: The Yangtze, the Indus, Yellow River, Hai River, the Nile, the Ganges, Pearl River, Amur River, the Niger, and the Mekong (in that order). These rivers have a few key things in common. All of ...
And although the Indus communities stretched from northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India, one matter has long puzzled archaeologists. The largest concentration of settlements was located in an area bordered, at a considerable distance, by the Indus river on one side and the ...
The Indus civilisation flourished along a course abandoned by the major Himalayan river Sutlej, and did not develop around a flowing river as believed, scientists from India and the UK have found. Scientists have found that much of the Indus civilisation thrived around an extinct river, challenging ideas ...
Contrary to current belief, it was the departure of a large river -- not its arrival -- that triggered the growth of Indus urban centres that developed in what is now northwest India and Pakistan some 5,300 years ago, says a new study. The Indus civilisation developed at about the same time as urban ...
History texts teach that the Indus Valley society, one of the earliest known human civilizations, arose along the banks of the Sutlej River. But a new study published in Nature Communications suggests the river may have shifted away from the area 3,000 years before humans built their cities, writes Jonathan ...
Taking to the vehicles, we left town to follow the Indus river across the high desert plateau past wild ravines and craggy monasteries. And each ...
Victor Mallet's River of Life, River of Death: The Ganges and India's ... There is a certain similarity with Alice Albinia's Empires of the Indus and ...
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved a $275 million loan for the project, which is supported by the Indus river System ...
China and Pakistan were also at odds over ownership of the $14 billion, 4,500 megawatts (MW)-hydropower project on the Indus river in the ...
The rescue team carefully translocated the rescued dolphins in a sound proof ambulance and released to release in the main Indus river near ...
In the case of the Diamer-Bhasha dam, which is on the Indus river in the region of Gilgit-Baltistan, and borders the Pakistan-occupied part of ...
The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-distribution treaty between India and ... India can use only 20% of the total water carried by the Indus river.


 

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