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Karachi’s water woes worsen as Eid approaches

People stage protest in Garden

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June 4, 2019


Summer is here? Water mafia looting Karachiites

KWSB MD says he is unaware of water theft from the Hub Dam

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March 28, 2019


Pakistanis have raised Rs10b for Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams fund

PM Khan pays tribute to people’s generousity

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March 12, 2019


Here’s why you shouldn’t worry about India threatening to stop water supply to Pakistan

The Indus Water Treaty was signed between India and Pakistan in 1960

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March 11, 2019


Supreme Court orders immediate construction of the Nai Gaj Dam in Sindh

It seems as if Sindh government doesn’t want to develop the province, says judge

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March 5, 2019


Government isn’t serious about constructing Nai Gaj Dam, says top judge

There is a lack of coordination between state institutions

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January 15, 2019


CCI cannot make the decision on demarcation of Diamer-Bhasha Dam: chief justice 

Court rejects petition to include power division as a respondent

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December 14, 2018


Heated debate in NA as Vawda accuses PML-N govt of stealing Karachi’s water

Water stolen on verbal orders of the PML-N govt

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November 7, 2018


World Bank to help Gap clothing suppliers in Pakistan save water, energy

Development comes at a time when Pakistan’s energy needs are growing

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October 5, 2018


If you want to build the dam quickly, then double the amount: Khawaja Asif

The PML-N government spent Rs150 billion on the Bhasha-Diamer dam, says Asif

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September 18, 2018


Sindh’s biggest problem is its water crisis and we will solve it: Governor Imran Ismail

On August 14, police had denied Imran Ismail entry to the Quaid-i-Azam mausoleum on Independence Day, upsetting the party leader

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August 28, 2018


What does a dam have to do with denim in Pakistan?

Pakistan has hit its lower limit to be considered a water scarce country and may run dry by 2025 if it fails to conserve water.

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July 17, 2018


Bilawal thinks parties that haven’t presented their manifestos want the elections delayed

PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Wednesday that he is the only politician to have presented his party’s manifesto. He said that those who have failed to make their manifestos public want the elections to be delayed but there is no room for late elections. Speaking to the media at Zardari House in Nawabshah,…

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July 4, 2018


Bhasha Dam to be first priority if elected, says Shehbaz Sharif

If we get another chance to form the government, Bhasha Dam would be our first priority, said former Punjab CM and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif. “Water is the biggest problem of the entire country – not just Karachi,” he said at an event in the port city on Tuesday. According to him, we need to…

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June 26, 2018


Will turn Karachi into Paris, Shehbaz tells supporters

PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif said he will turn Karachi into Paris, if he is given an opportunity to serve the people of the mega city. “The people of Karachi have faced oppression and injustice in the past,” Sharif said, promising that he would get Karachi its rights after coming into power. He was addressing a…

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June 25, 2018


Water pressures rise in Pakistan as drought meets a growing population

Pakistan’s water crisis has become increasingly visible in recent months: levels in the largest dams are low; parched irrigation canals mean farmers in the south planted less cotton; and the commercial capital Karachi has long queues at hydrants. So there was little surprise when, on June 6, during a spell of unseasonably high temperatures, the…

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June 14, 2018


We can’t pray as there is no water, say Orangi residents

Residents of Orangi Town say they can’t pray in Ramazan as there is no water to wash oneself. “I collect water from the filter plants for making my sehri,” said one woman. “Sometimes I get it, sometimes not even a drop.” Orangi residents pay up to Rs3,000 for water tanker service. Women say they have…

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June 4, 2018


Water solution is SC’s top priority now: Chief Justice

Zulqarnain Iqbal Finding a solution to water crisis is the Supreme Court’s top priority now, said Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday. He was hearing the case regarding environmental pollution at the Supreme Court. According to Justice Sardar Tariq, solution to water crisis and construction of dams was the priority of no political party….

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June 4, 2018


Water crisis in Karachi may lead to riots, says Farooq Sattar

Water crisis in Karachi may lead to riots in the city, said MQM’s Dr Farooq Sattar. “In the coming days, the biggest problem facing the city will be shortage of water,” he said. According to him, work on the K-IV project is going on at a slow pace. Water shortage coupled with power cuts is…

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May 30, 2018


Karachi to face increased shortage of water

Another water crisis is imminent on Monday in Karachi – the largest city of Pakistan that continues to face multiple crises including protracted hours of load shedding. Areas including Gharo and Pippri will not receive power supply today at the behest of National Transmission & Dispatch Company, according to the city’s main power supplier, K-Electric….

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April 30, 2018


PM Abbasi to chair meeting on power crisis in Karachi

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Karachi on a daylong visit to attend a seminar on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor on Monday. PM Abbasi will also chair a special meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy today in connection with the deteriorating power crisis in the city. The committee will discuss one-point agenda regarding…

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April 23, 2018