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Arbitration team visits Kashmir power project site


June 18th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 18 (IANS) An India-Pakistan arbitration team left here Saturday for north Kashmir's Bandipora district to inspect the site of the upcoming Kishenganga hydro power project, an official said."The ... Read more...

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Qureshi calls for resolution of Indo-Pak water row through dialogue


March 6th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 6(ANI): Pakistan and India should seriously solve the most sensitive issue of water through dialogue, former Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said.Speaking to the media after the foundation day ... Read more...

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Stop arresting suspected stone pelters: PDP


February 26th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 26 (IANS) Striking a common chord with the separatists, former chief minister and patron of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Saturday said the Jammu and Kashmir government ... Read more...

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Indus row: India asks Pakistan to eschew rhetoric


February 26th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) With Pakistan seizing a report by the US Senate to accuse New Delhi of diverting Indus waters, India Friday underlined its commitment to the Indus Waters Treaty ... Read more...

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Pakistani team inspects artificial lake site in Jammu


February 20th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 20 (IANS) A team of Pakistani experts Sunday inspected the site of a proposed artificial lake on the Tawi river near Jammu to see if did not contravene the provisions ... Read more...

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Pakistan team to visit Jammu Sunday (Lead)


February 19th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 19 (IANS) Three Pakistani officials dealing with the Indus Water Treaty will arrive here Sunday to inspect the design and the site of a proposed artificial lake in Jammu.The lake ... Read more...

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Pakistan team visiting Jammu Sunday


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 19 (IANS) A three-member team of Pakistani officials dealing with the Indus Water Treaty is arriving in Jammu on Sunday to inspect the design and the site of a proposed ... Read more...

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Pakistan team to assess Jammu lake project


February 4th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 4 (IANS) A team of Pakistani experts will visit Jammu and Kashmir in the third week of February to assess an artificial lake under construction here."Since we have nothing to ... Read more...

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Kashmir hydro project faces delay due to Pakistan (Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan's objections over river water sharing are again biting hard into hydro-electric projects in Jammu and Kashmir, shooting up costs and causing delays in completion.According to Power ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan water dispute escalates power project costs


November 18th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) The water disputes between India and Pakistan are making the costs of hydroelectric projects escalate, say power department officials pointing to the 330 MW Kishenganga project in Jammu ... Read more...

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Pak calls India’s Kishanganga Dam clear violation of Indus Waters treaty


November 12th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 12 (ANI): Pakistan's Indus Water Commissioner Jammat Ali Shah has blamed India for violating the Indus Water Treaty by constructing Kishanganga, Nimoo Bazgo and other hydropower projects on rivers Chenab, ... Read more...

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Work on Kishenganga hydroelectric project underway


August 12th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.13 (ANI): Minister of External Affairs S.M.Krishna said on Thursday that the work on Kishenganga Hydroelectric Project is in progress.In a written reply to a question in the Rajya ... Read more...

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Resumption of Indo-Pak talks will help remove mistrust: Zardari


July 15th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jul 15 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said on Thursday that the resumption of composite dialogue with India would help remove mistrust and restore confidence in relations between the two ... Read more...

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Pak invites India for talks on Kishanganga project issue on July 13


July 10th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 10 (ANI): Pakistan has invited India for a meeting to discuss the appointment of neutral experts for the controversial Kishanganga hydel power project.The meeting is scheduled to take place on ... Read more...

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Pak should build dams instead of wasting time talking to India over water: Fazlur


June 15th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 15(ANI): Pakistan Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Chairman, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, has said that the government is wasting its time by holding talks with India over the Indus Water Treaty issues. ... Read more...

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Pak still has objections over India’s Kishanganga, Nimoo Bazgo hydel projects: FO


June 4th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.4 (ANI): Alleging that India has violated the Indus Waters Treaty, Pakistan has said that differences still remain over the Kishanganga and Nimoo Bazgo hydel power projects over the Indus river ... Read more...

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Dissatisfied Pakistani team returns after water talks with India


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 3 (IANS) Pakistan's Indus Water Commission team has returned from New Delhi dissatisfied with the information provided by the Indian side about the construction of new power projects on three ... Read more...

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Pak has no objection to two power projects in J-K


June 1st, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun 1 (ANI): Pakistan has no objection to the construction of the Uri-II and the Chutak hydel power projects in Jammu and Kashmir.The Pakistani delegation, which is in India for ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan commissioners on Indus water meet in Delhi


May 31st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Members of India- Pakistan Permanent Indus Water Commission met here today to hold talks on a range of issues relating to Indus water.Pakistan has threatened to ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah accuses separatists of ‘arming’ valley’s youth with stones


May 14th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 14 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has hit out at the separatists in the region for allegedly ruining the mind-set of youngsters by handing over stones to ... Read more...

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Kashmir plans village council polls in September


May 13th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) In a step that will usher in devolution of administrative powers to village council level, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday announced the government's decision to ... Read more...

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Pak Senators ‘up in arms’ against Clinton’s ‘dire consequences’ diatribe


May 11th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 11 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's blunt talking has not gone down well with Pakistani law makers, who have urged the government to ask the Obama Administration ... Read more...

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PDP demands revocation of armed forces act


April 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) Hundreds of activists of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) staged a peaceful march here to press the party's demand for final resolution of the Kashmir issue and ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s positive steps being marred by India’s internal politics: Qureshi


April 25th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Multan, Apr.25 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's positive steps in reducing heightened tension between India and Pakistan is being marred by ... Read more...

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Pakistan raises concern over Indian power projects on Indus


March 29th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan has raised objections to the construction of two new power projects by India on the river Indus during the annual Indus Water Treaty talks here, a media ... Read more...

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Kashmir to assess water loss due to treaty with Pakistan


March 20th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government will hire a private agency to assess water losses suffered by the state due to the Indus Water Treaty provisions that restrict ... Read more...

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Compensate Kashmir for water given to Pakistan, says MP


March 12th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir should be compensated for the losses it has suffered due to the Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan, a parliamentarian from the state demanded Friday. Participating ... Read more...

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Pak water cry against India: Charade or Real?


March 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): Kashmir issue which has remained a main rallying point to galvanize support across the social, political and military spectrum of Pakistan for decades seems to ... Read more...

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Indus Water Commissioners to meet amid Pakistani rhetoric


March 9th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Amid a pause in the composite dialogue between India and Pakistan, the Indus Water Commissioners of the two countries are set to meet in May against the ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah says India has never stopped flow of water to Pakistan


March 9th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): Reacting to the comments made by Hafiz Saeed, the chief of militant outfit Jamat-ud-Dawa, Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said that India ... Read more...

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Don’t blame us for water woes, India tells Pakistan


February 26th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Rejecting "negative propaganda" over the Indus waters row, India has made it clear that Pakistan's water woes arise from its internal domestic problems and called for adherence ... Read more...

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Unresolved water issue could trigger Indo-Pak war, says Gilani’s Advisor


January 3rd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.3 (ANI): The impending issues over sharing river water between India and Pakistan could trigger a war between the two countries, Advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on ... Read more...

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Islamabad wants neutral experts in row with India over hydel project


November 13th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Pakistan plans to propose the setting up of a court of arbitration and appointment of neutral experts over India's Kishanganga hydropower project and the proposal would soon be ... Read more...

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PDP’s self-rule agenda is ‘de-facto freedom’: Mufti


October 20th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday said its demand for self-rule in the state was equivalent to freedom that does not undermine the sovereignty ... Read more...

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Pak to request WB to appoint neutral expert to resolve Kishanganga dispute with India


September 28th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
lslamabad, Sep. 28 (ANI): Pakistan will approach the World Bank to request the appointment of a neutral expert to resolve the over the Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project dispute if Indus Water Commission-level talks ... Read more...

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