Thu, 02 Oct 2014 05:24:12 GMT

The Express Tribune

Betrayal charge: Senate panel seeks arrest of ex-water commissioner
The Express Tribune
Urging the government to take up water rights issue with India, a senate committee on Wednesday demanded that Pakistan's former Indus Water Commissioner Jamaat Ali Shah be immediately arrested for not protecting Pakistan's water rights. “Government ...

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:00:39 GMT

French archaeologist who worked in Makran dies
The News International
Aurore Didier, the director of the French Archaeological Mission in the Indus Basin, Pakistan, expressed his sorrow over his colleague's sudden demise. He said Besenval loved Pakistan. Besenval had supervised the French Archaeological Mission in Makran ...

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:48:15 GMT

Opportunities and crises
The News International
The Indus Waters Treaty had given water usage right of Jhelum and Chenab – originating from Jammu and Kashmir – to Pakistan but ironically it has no role to manage associated matters. The Indian Central Water Commission has not set up flood-monitoring ...

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:13:55 GMT

The Express Tribune

Pakistan's water rights: Senate panel wants ex-Indus water commissioner arrested
The Express Tribune
ISLAMABAD: Urging the government to discuss water rights issue with India, the Senate standing committee on Cabinet Secretariat has sought the immediate arrest of former Indus water commissioner Jamaat Ali Shah for not protecting Pakistan's water rights.

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:13:28 GMT

The Express Tribune

Trading endangered species: Court orders release of 200 smuggled turtles into ...
The Express Tribune
A large number of officials of the wildlife department, World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan), and others attended the historical hearing. They said that it is the first time in the history of Pakistan that a case for live turtles is being persuaded.

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:59:42 GMT

Defender of Pakistan's ideological boundaries
Pakistan Today
A son of the soil, Naveed Tajammal was passionate about Pakistan and her interests. In a piece, The Indus Accord 1960, he writes, “Two sets of laws govern the water disputes: first is the Harmon Doctrine, named after a Judson Harmon, who was the Attorney ...

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 08:55:31 GMT

The Express Tribune

Undergarment industry: Down to the basics
The Express Tribune
Compared to the blossoming billion-dollar intimate apparel industry in the United States and Europe, Pakistan's industry is underdeveloped. The gap between demand and supply is startlingly wide and the industry is largely neglected by the textile and ...