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Manila Bulletin
10m phone alerts save lives of Chinese from floodsof 662 lives in floods, 332 missing victims and the additional loss of 400,000
10m phone alerts save lives of Chinese from floods
Manila Bulletin / Posted an hour ago
of 662 lives in floods, 332 missing victims and the additional loss of 400,000 houses to the disaster, China’s Ministry of Water Resources had a testy season and the worst in 18 years. To fix these problems, the country’s economy bled a princely... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kogi Raises Alarm Over Water Releases From Kainji Damgradual releases of water from the Kainji dam with effect from Monday. The Pub
Kogi Raises Alarm Over Water Releases From Kainji Dam
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
gradual releases of water from the Kainji dam with effect from Monday. The Public Relations Officer, State's Ministry of Water Resources, Musa Usman made this known in a statement in Lokoja on Monday. He said that water releases from the dam may... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Woods has new roleMr John Woods, to the position of chairperson for a three-year term. Deputy Pr
Woods has new role
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 hours ago
Mr John Woods, to the position of chairperson for a three-year term. Deputy Prime Minister and Minster for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, welcomed Mr Woods to his new role as head of the body responsible for delivering improvements... Read more
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dna
Indus Water Treaty explainedChenab is at the core of Jammu and Kashmir's quest for power. Of the 16,480 MW,
Indus Water Treaty explained
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
Chenab is at the core of Jammu and Kashmir's quest for power. Of the 16,480 MW, the total identified potential of all the water resources in the state put together, Chenab alone can generate 10,360 MW. So far, only 1,531.50 MW has been... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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The Washington Times
Flint water aid spending bill’s sticking pointHe said they are holding other priorities hostage for partisan reasons after th
Flint water aid spending bill’s sticking point
The Washington Times / Posted 5 hours ago
He said they are holding other priorities hostage for partisan reasons after the Senate included Flint assistance in the water resources bill it passed earlier this month. “It would be cruel for any senator who just voted to help Flint to now... Read more
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The Hill
Shutdown risk grows over Flintseparate bill, but have also offered some conflicting signals. Ryan last week
Shutdown risk grows over Flint
The Hill / Posted 5 hours ago
separate bill, but have also offered some conflicting signals. Ryan last week said he supported dealing with Flint in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) scheduled to receive a vote in the lower chamber this week. “We’re bringing the WRDA... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
Local 10 Miami / Posted 6 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 6 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
KTVZ Bend / Posted 6 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 6 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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The Hill
Pre-debate prep | House to vote on ObamaCare co-op billDemocrats draw a line in the sand on Flint, GOP leaders are increasingly vocal
Pre-debate prep | House to vote on ObamaCare co-op bill
The Hill / Posted 7 hours ago
Democrats draw a line in the sand on Flint, GOP leaders are increasingly vocal that the funding should come from a separate water resources bill that's currently under debate in the House. But Republicans made clear Monday that any funding for... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Unregulated promotion of mining in Malawi causing hazards and hardshipsa company based in Cyprus. Although it has not been operational for more than a
Unregulated promotion of mining in Malawi causing hazards and hardships
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 hours ago
a company based in Cyprus. Although it has not been operational for more than a year, it continues to affect the area, its water resources, and Nagomba’s source of income, her crops. “We used to grow corn, cassava and rice,” she recalls. “Now we... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalematesupport money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earl
Reid signals possible solution to funding stalemate
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 7 hours ago
support money for flooding for Louisiana unless Flint was also addressed. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, a major water bill that included $220 million in relief aid and loans for Flint. The House... Read more
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Roll Call
Water Bill a Better Vehicle to Help Flint, Ryan Sayson Sept. 22, 2016.) Money to help Flint, Mich., address its drinking water dis
Water Bill a Better Vehicle to Help Flint, Ryan Says
Roll Call / Posted 8 hours ago
on Sept. 22, 2016.) Money to help Flint, Mich., address its drinking water disaster would be more appropriate as part of a water resources authorization bill than a continuing resolution to keep the government operating this fall, House Speaker... Read more
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Roll Call
Issues That Could Come Up During The Clinton-Trump Debate— But Drinking It? Money to help Flint, Mich., address its drinking water disa
Issues That Could Come Up During The Clinton-Trump Debate
Roll Call / Posted 8 hours ago
— But Drinking It? Money to help Flint, Mich., address its drinking water disaster would be more appropriate as part of a water resources authorization bill than a continuing resolution to keep the government operating, according to House Speaker... Read more
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The Telegraph
Delhi dips toe but Indus treaty afloatJaishankar, principal secretary to the Prime Minister Nripendra Mishra, joint s
Delhi dips toe but Indus treaty afloat
The Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
Jaishankar, principal secretary to the Prime Minister Nripendra Mishra, joint secretary in the PMO Vinay Mohan Kwatra and water resources secretary Shashi Shekhar attended the meeting. Pakistan is entitled to 80 per cent of water from the Indus,... Read more
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Daily News
Public Private Partnership (PPP) mechanism to attract FDI: USAID,World Bank,JICA to help public finance management reformsare relying on public private approach for infrastructure that is roads, houses
Public Private Partnership (PPP) mechanism to attract FDI: USAID,World Bank,JICA to help public finance management reforms
Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
are relying on public private approach for infrastructure that is roads, houses in the areas of renewable energy, water and water resources which will help unblock the delays that will take place due to the lack of funds for investment.” The... Read more
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The Hill
Flint congressman pleads for funds in spending billavert a government shutdown. The House is considering its version of the water
Flint congressman pleads for funds in spending bill
The Hill / Posted 9 hours ago
avert a government shutdown. The House is considering its version of the water infrastructure legislation, known as the Water Resources Development Act, this week. But unlike its Senate counterpart, the House bill does not include money for... Read more
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The Telegraph
A climatic disasterof Hafez al-Assad, the father of the present president, who came to power in 19
A climatic disaster
The Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
of Hafez al-Assad, the father of the present president, who came to power in 1971, developed agriculture by exploiting water resources: he built dams wherever the topography allowed it; he financed tube wells elsewhere and subsidized diesel oil... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Civil Rights, Faith, and Environmental Groups Urge Congress to Address Flint Lead Crisis before Recesswater. We were heartened to finally see some positive movement forward on reli
Civil Rights, Faith, and Environmental Groups Urge Congress to Address Flint Lead Crisis before Recess
CommonDreams.org / Posted 9 hours ago
water. We were heartened to finally see some positive movement forward on relief for Flint in the Senate version of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA), but this is not enough. There has been no guarantee from House Republicans... Read more
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asianage
India reviews Indus water pact to turn heat on Pakistana government source said. Attended by national security adviser Ajit Doval, fo
India reviews Indus water pact to turn heat on Pakistan
asianage / Posted 10 hours ago
a government source said. Attended by national security adviser Ajit Doval, foreign secretary S. Jaishankar, the water resources secretary and senior PMO officials, the meeting noted that a meeting of the Indus Water Commission can “take... Read more
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New Kerala
Central team visits Assam to access flood damages - newkerala.com #124207request of the State Government to the Centre for flood assistance. It may be
Central team visits Assam to access flood damages - newkerala.com #124207
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
request of the State Government to the Centre for flood assistance. It may be mentioned that Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sanjeev Kumar Balyan visited the State on Sept 14 and informed that... Read more
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The Hindu
India to suspend Indus water commission talks“blood and water cannot flow together”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday
India to suspend Indus water commission talks
The Hindu / Posted 12 hours ago
“blood and water cannot flow together”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a meeting of senior officials from the Water Resources and External Affairs Ministries and the PMO to discuss the government’s options on the India-Pakistan Indus... Read more
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The Hindu
River Sutra: Stay within treaty but use India’s rights fullyto review the treaty following the attack on Uri. National Security Adviser Aj
River Sutra: Stay within treaty but use India’s rights fully
The Hindu / Posted 12 hours ago
to review the treaty following the attack on Uri. National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, Water Resources Secretary Shashi Shekhar, and senior PMO officials were present at the meeting. Among the committee’s tasks... Read more
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Business Standard India
Swaraj aims Baloch barbs at Pak, India reviews Indus pactforce with a "sense of urgency". Attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Do
Swaraj aims Baloch barbs at Pak, India reviews Indus pact
Business Standard India / Posted 12 hours ago
force with a "sense of urgency". Attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, the water resources secretary, and senior Prime Minister's Office officials, the meeting also noted the Indus Water Commission... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
People are furious at Nestlé for taking over small towns' water supplyare needed when it comes to water bottling practices, particularly in the face
People are furious at Nestlé for taking over small towns' water supply
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
are needed when it comes to water bottling practices, particularly in the face of climate change, the increasing demand on water resources by a growing population, and concerns about water security," Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne wrote in a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
People are furious at Nestlé for taking over small towns' water supplyare needed when it comes to water bottling practices, particularly in the face
People are furious at Nestlé for taking over small towns' water supply
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 hours ago
are needed when it comes to water bottling practices, particularly in the face of climate change, the increasing demand on water resources by a growing population, and concerns about water security," Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne wrote in a... Read more
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New Kerala
India to use water as weapon to fight Pakistan, revisit Indus treaty ( - newkerala.com #124176meeting. The meeting was attended, among others, by National Security Advisor
India to use water as weapon to fight Pakistan, revisit Indus treaty ( - newkerala.com #124176
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
meeting. The meeting was attended, among others, by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, Water Resources Secretary Shashi Shekhar and Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Nripendra Mishra. The meeting decided to... Read more
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New Kerala
Reviewing Tulbul navigation project can put Pakistan on backfoot: Officials - newkerala.com #124179figured during formal talks between the two countries at the diplomatic tables
Reviewing Tulbul navigation project can put Pakistan on backfoot: Officials - newkerala.com #124179
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
figured during formal talks between the two countries at the diplomatic tables -- first in 2006-07 and later also in 2011. Series of Water Resources Secretary-level talks have been held, including in 1998, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 and also in 2... Read more
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Phayul
Water seminar calls for Trans-border water sharing mechanismposes irreversible dangers for the sustenance of the largest continent in the p
Water seminar calls for Trans-border water sharing mechanism
Phayul / Posted 13 hours ago
poses irreversible dangers for the sustenance of the largest continent in the planet. Experts say that China’s use of the water resources as a bargaining chip in manoeuvring geo-political standings is a cause for concern and a matter that may... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Gov. Scott establishes new rule to notify the public following pollution incidentshave an impact on their health.” The new 90-day emergency rule will apply to a
Gov. Scott establishes new rule to notify the public following pollution incidents
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 14 hours ago
have an impact on their health.” The new 90-day emergency rule will apply to any pollution that affects Florida's air or water resources. DEP will work to get the public's input and to begin the formal rulemaking process to make the rule change... Read more
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The Hill
Dems highlight more concerns with House waterways billsplash parks, baseball fields and covered basketball courts. The chamber this
Dems highlight more concerns with House waterways bill
The Hill / Posted 14 hours ago
splash parks, baseball fields and covered basketball courts. The chamber this week is slated to consider the $5 billion Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorizes dozens of water-related infrastructure projects around the... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
200+ Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Correct and Clarify Unsupported Top Claim in Major Fracking StudyThe EPA did not provide a sense of what the agency would have considered “wides
200+ Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Correct and Clarify Unsupported Top Claim in Major Fracking Study
CommonDreams.org / Posted 14 hours ago
The EPA did not provide a sense of what the agency would have considered “widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources in the United States.” 2. The “widespread, systemic” line is problematic because it presumes, without... Read more
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Business Standard India
Scientific solution needed to increase crop yieldthe research community to come up with a scientific solution to increase crop y
Scientific solution needed to increase crop yield
Business Standard India / Posted 15 hours ago
the research community to come up with a scientific solution to increase crop yield keeping in mind the shrinking land and water resources and stressed the need for bringing in "right" stakeholders so that the benefit of technology can reach the... Read more
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New Kerala
Post Uri attack, India to revisit Indus Waters Treaty - newkerala.com #124137of war. The meeting was attended, among others, by National Security Advisor A
Post Uri attack, India to revisit Indus Waters Treaty - newkerala.com #124137
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
of war. The meeting was attended, among others, by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, Water Resources Secretary Shashi Shekhar and Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Nripendra Mishra. "Blood and water cannot... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Spends N2.4 Billion On Water Supplyhas spent about N2.4 billion for provision of portable water in urban and rural
Govt Spends N2.4 Billion On Water Supply
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
has spent about N2.4 billion for provision of portable water in urban and rural areas. The state commissioner of Water Resources, Barrister Emmanuel Gowon who disclosed this to Daily Trust, said N2 billion was released as counterpart... Read more
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dna
Indus Waters Treaty: PM Modi talks tough, inter-ministerial group formed to review detailssenior government sources said. Attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Dova
Indus Waters Treaty: PM Modi talks tough, inter-ministerial group formed to review details
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
senior government sources said. Attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, the Water Resources Secretary, and senior PMO officials, the meeting also noted that the meeting of Indus Water Commission can... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Supermarkets will impose plastic bag charge if it is 'industry-wide'in cutting usage, Member of Parliament Lee Bee Wah, who chairs the Government P
Supermarkets will impose plastic bag charge if it is 'industry-wide'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
in cutting usage, Member of Parliament Lee Bee Wah, who chairs the Government Parliamentary Committee for Environment and Water Resources, is against the idea of legislation. “It's not just about to charge or not to charge (for) plastic bags. I... Read more
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New Kerala
India mulling taking its full share under Indus Waters Treaty - newkerala.com #124119controls the western rivers -- the Indus, Chenab and Jhelum that flow from Jamm
India mulling taking its full share under Indus Waters Treaty - newkerala.com #124119
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
controls the western rivers -- the Indus, Chenab and Jhelum that flow from Jammu and Kashmir. Shashi Shekhar, Secretary, Water Resources Ministry, gave a presentation on the treaty signed between the two neighbouring nations in 1960. Jammu and... Read more
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The Telegraph
Blood and water cannot flow together: Modi at Indus Waters meetsources said. The meeting was attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval
Blood and water cannot flow together: Modi at Indus Waters meet
The Telegraph / Posted 16 hours ago
sources said. The meeting was attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, the Water Resources Secretary, and senior PMO officials. It was noted that the Indus Water Commission can meet only “in an... Read more
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The Hindu
India to suspend Indus water commission talksheightened tension between the two countries. National Security Adviser Ajit D
India to suspend Indus water commission talks
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
heightened tension between the two countries. National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, the Water Resources Secretary, and senior PMO officials were present at the meeting. Sources told The Hindu that while the Indus... Read more
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New Kerala
Central team visits Assam to assess flood damage - newkerala.com #124091Assam government request to the Centre for assistance to combat damages caused
Central team visits Assam to assess flood damage - newkerala.com #124091
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
Assam government request to the Centre for assistance to combat damages caused by the floods. Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development iamp; Ganga Rejuvenation Sanjeev Kumar Balyan visited the state on September 14 and... Read more
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