Water

NA resounds with Khursheed Shah’s threat to Centre over water share

NA resounds with Khursheed Shah’s threat to Centre over water share

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday resonated with the demand for fair distribution of water among the provinces, as Leader of the Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah threatened the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz that the people of Sindh might have to close the province’s border and cut it from the rest of the country if it […]

Hamza Shahbaz to appear before NAB in clean water corruption case today

Hamza Shahbaz to appear before NAB in clean water corruption case today

LAHORE :Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shahbaz will appear before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in clean water corruption case today (Friday). The leader will be interrogated over giving expensive contracts and other related queries. According to the bureau’s summons, it was learnt that during the inquiry, Hamza has possession of information or evidence related […]

ECP To Use Water Mark Ballot Paper in Upcoming Elections

ECP To Use Water Mark Ballot Paper in Upcoming Elections

According to sources, special paper has been bought through printing cooperation for printing of water mark ballot paper. Paper has been imported from France and England, which costs more than one billion rupees, said sources. Rs. 10 is the cost of per print of the water mark ballot paper. According the election commission of Pakistan, […]

JI submits resolution regarding water and power supply

JI submits resolution regarding water and power supply

Karachi : Jamat-i-Islami has presented a resolution in the city council to the Mayor Karachi regarding the shortage of water and electricity. The resolution demands rapid action against the authorities of water board. JI demands imminent supply of water to the city of Karachi. The resolution says that water board should supply the water to […]

Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail along with Minister for Water Resources and Minister of State for Finance had a meeting with visiting World Bank delegation

Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail along with Minister for Water Resources and Minister of State for Finance had a meeting with visiting World Bank delegation

Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail along with Minister for Water Resources and Minister of State for Finance had a meeting with visiting World Bank delegation. Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The delegation led by Ms Annette Dixon Vice President for South Asia Region also included Ms Snezana Stoiijkovic, IFC Regional Vice President (Asia-Pacific) […]

bread and water is dangerous

bread and water is dangerous

1. BREAD IS DANGEROUS Why? Judge for yourself: Research on bread indicates that 1. More than 98 percent of convicted felons are bread users. 2. Fully HALF of all children who grow up in bread-consuming households score below average on standardized tests. 3. In the 18th century, when virtually all bread was baked in the […]

Acute water shortage expected from next week in Sindh

Acute water shortage expected from next week in Sindh

  Acute water shortage expected from next week in Sindh By Agency Kotri Barrage is the last barrage on River Indus in Sindh before the river ends in the Arabian Sea. Its four canals are an irrigation and drinking water source for Karachi, Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Thatta, Tando Muhammad Khan and Badin districts. PHOTO: FILE HYDERABAD: The […]

Syrian governor says deal to restore Damascus water

Syrian governor says deal to restore Damascus water

BEIRUT: Syria’s government has reached a deal for the army to enter a rebel-held area near Damascus and restore the capital’s water supply, the provincial governor said on Wednesday. Opposition sources denied there was any such deal, but a source inside the Wadi Barada region reported several hundred civilians were leaving under an agreement. State […]

Karachi supplied 200MGD unfiltered, unchlorinated water

Karachi supplied 200MGD unfiltered, unchlorinated water

KARACHI: The city receives 200 million gallons of unfiltered water daily. The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) has no functional system either to properly chlorinate drinking water or check the presence of major contaminants in it. Only a handful of the 180 industrial units in the Port Qasim Authority (PQA) jurisdiction have their own […]

Chand Baori Step Well in Rajasthan, India

Chand Baori Step Well in Rajasthan, India

Chand Baori in Abhaneri village in eastern Rajasthan, India, is one of the most overlooked landmarks in the country. It is one of the oldest stepwell in Rajasthan, and is considered to be among the biggest in the world. Chand Baori looks like anything but a well. This incredible square structure is 13 stories deep, […]

Photographs of Tiny Waves by Deb Morris

Photographs of Tiny Waves by Deb Morris

Although wave photography is an established genre of photography, almost all snappers are shooting in the water, inside the barrel. Australian photographer Deb Morris goes beyond photographing the average wave by focusing on the subtle ripples caused by tidal waves that are no higher than 3 to 30 cm. She has dubbed these macro images […]

Hamburg, the City of Bridges

Hamburg, the City of Bridges

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and considered to be one of the most beautiful in the country. It is also a popular tourist destinations because of its scenic beauty and unique blend of historical monuments and modern pubs and nightclubs, including the world-renowned red light district, the Reeperbahn. Despite being located astride […]