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New Delhi has good reason to want to put pressure on Islamabad but the step taken by New Delhi may set a bad precedent, and others may also use it against India.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

It’s best not to politicise and securitise water

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2019 08:01 AM IST
India’s decision to deny hydrological data to Pakistan could only escalate problems.
A Pakistani team today visited Jammu and Kashmir to inspect two projects over the River Chenab (File Photo)(PTI)
A Pakistani team today visited Jammu and Kashmir to inspect two projects over the River Chenab (File Photo)(PTI)

Pakistani delegation inspects Pakal Dul project in J&K’s Kishtwar

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2019 10:27 PM IST
Under the Indus Water Treaty, both India and Pakistan have been given the mandate to inspect dam sites and works on either sides of the Indus basin. Since the treaty was signed, there have been 118 such visits of the Pakistani delegations from time to time.
The last tours of the commission in Pakistan and India were held in July 2013 and September 2014 respectively.(Reuters)
The last tours of the commission in Pakistan and India were held in July 2013 and September 2014 respectively.(Reuters)

Pakistan team to visit Chenab basin in J-K next week under Indus Water Treaty: Report

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 07:05 PM IST
Pakistan’s Indus Commissioner Syed Mohammad Mehar Ali Shah will arrive in India along with his two advisers, sources said.
File photo of the dam site of Kishanganga power project in Gurez, around 120kms from Srinagar in northern Jammu and Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)
File photo of the dam site of Kishanganga power project in Gurez, around 120kms from Srinagar in northern Jammu and Kashmir.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)

Pakistan asks India to share data on water flow at Kishanganga dam: Report

Lahore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 06:01 PM IST
Dawn newspaper quoted Pakistan’s Commissioner for Indus Waters Syed Muhammad Mehr Ali Shah asking for data concerning flows of water at the river and releases/discharges, in/outflows at the dam under the provisions of the Indus Water Treaty.
Under the provisions of the Indus Water Treaty 1960, waters of the eastern rivers - Sutlej, Beas and Ravi - had been allocated to India.(Nitin Kanotra/HT File Photo)
Under the provisions of the Indus Water Treaty 1960, waters of the eastern rivers - Sutlej, Beas and Ravi - had been allocated to India.(Nitin Kanotra/HT File Photo)

World Bank to offer new initiative for resolving Indus Water Treaty dispute with India, says Pakistan

United Nations | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 02:38 PM IST
A Pakistan’s UN Mission statement Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met World Bank president Jim Yong Kim at the UN on Monday.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh(HT File)
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh(HT File)

Punjab CM asks Centre to stop flow of river water to Pakistan

Press Trust of India, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 07:19 PM IST
Under the Indus Water Treaty, 1960, India has been allowed unrestricted usage of available water in rivers viz. Ravi, Beas and Sutlej.
Very little water flows in the Ravi River in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016.(AP File Photo)
Very little water flows in the Ravi River in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016.(AP File Photo)

Pakistan to pursue with World Bank ‘violations’ of Indus Waters Treaty by India

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 08:02 PM IST
The last round of talks on Indus Water Treaty between India and Pakistan was facilitated by the World Bank in Washington in September.
As per the Indus Water Treaty of 1960, the eastern rivers of Beas, Sutlej and Ravi are under India’s control, while Pakistan controls the western rivers of Indus, Chenab and Jhelum.(AP file photo)
As per the Indus Water Treaty of 1960, the eastern rivers of Beas, Sutlej and Ravi are under India’s control, while Pakistan controls the western rivers of Indus, Chenab and Jhelum.(AP file photo)

Pakistan objects to hydro projects in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Hindustan Times | By Toufiq Rashid
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 11:02 PM IST
Pakistan has asked India to share details of the designs of the two dams -- the Pakal Dul dam on the Marusadar river in Kishtwar; and the Lower Kalnai dam on another tributary of the river in Doda -- to verify that the 1960 water treaty was not being violated.
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