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The Parched Tiger: Multiple Hydropower Projects On Chenab River Ring Alarm Bells

Via Mongabay, an article on multiple hydropower projects on the Chenab river in India: Chenab is an important river in India’s Jammu and Kashmir region and currently has over 12 hydropower projects either commissioned or under construction. Environmentalists and experts in the region also warn that the unchecked growth of such projects may lead to […]

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Can Indus Water Treaty be Renegotiated?

Via Focus Global, commentary on the Indus Water Treaty: It is a happy augury that a 10-member Indian Delegation is currently visiting Pakistan from March 1-3 to take part in the annual meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission, under the leadership of P.K. Saxena, Indian Commissioner for Indus Waters. In 2021, a delegation from Pakistan […]

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The Parched Tiger: India Says All Water Projects Compliant With Indus Treaty

Via MINT, a report on India’s India and Pakistan have discussed the exchange of hydrological and flood data at a meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission during which the Indian side underscored that all its projects are fully compliant with the provisions of the Indus Waters Treaty. During the 117th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission […]

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Pakistan-India Water Disputes

Via The Frontier Post, an article on Pakistan – India water dialogue: The 117th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) composed of Indus Commissioners of Pakistan and India was held in Islamabad in recent days. The two sides discussed the entire range of water-related issues between both countries under the relevant provisions of the […]

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The Parched Tiger: Ganga, Brahmaputra, Indus water levels to rise by 2050

Via Times of India, an article on the forecasted rise in Brahmaputra and Indus rivers by 2050: The Indus, Ganga and Brahmaputra river basins, which provide water to the most densely populated areas of south Asia, will see an increase in river ‘runoff’ by 2050 and 2100, according to projections by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change […]

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South Asia’s Water Crisis: A Problem Of Scarcity & Politicization

Via JetSet Times, a report on South Asia’s Water scarcity has emerged particularly as a highly contentious and critical issue within South Asia, one of the world’s most dynamic regions and home to nearly two billion people. One of the recently released United Nations World Water Development Reports warns that by 2030, only 60% of the world’s […]

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