Dead-quiet, flows the Indus

Dead-quiet, flows the Indus By Sarang Mangi "Dams beside their economic significance have severe social and environmental impacts. Poor, powerless and marginalised ethnic minorities whose livelihood depends on the continuous flow of Indus will suffer the most." It is often said that the man who pulls the lever that breaks your neck should be a [...]

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پہلے 91 کے معاہدے پر تو عمل کرائیں

پہلے 91 کے معاہدے پر تو عمل کرائیں جی این مغل     اکتوبر 7، 2018 دریائے سندھ کے پانی کی تقسیم کے سلسلے میں تنازعات برصغیر کی تقسیم سے پہلے کے ہیں۔ غالباً 1920سے یہ سلسلہ جاری ہے۔ ایک مرحلے پر سندھ کے ساتھ سرائیکی بیلٹ کی ریاست بہاولپور نے بھی خاص طور پر [...]

The dam controversy

  By Mushtaq Rajpar We need to have a rational discourse on the management and distribution of water resources in the country. It appears that some outside the Sindh view the province’s point of view on dams as politically stubborn and irrational and without ground. Punjab’s populist stand on dams is a form of mob [...]

Why Sindh Opposes Mega Dams? Pl watch this much acclaimed video to learn the answers: سندھ کے لوگ ڈیموں کی مخالفت کیوں کر رہے ہیں؟ جاننے کیلئے یہ اوارڈ یافتہ وڈیو دیکھیں

سندھ کے لوگ ڈیموں کی مخالفت کیوں کر رہے ہیں؟ کسی نے ان کا موقف جاننے کی کوشش کی ہے؟ اس بات کو سمجھنے کے لئے یہ مونٹی کارلو اوارڈ یافتہ ڈاکومنٹری دیکھئے جو میں نے2005میں اس وقت بنائی تھی جب میں جیو نیوز سے وابستہ تھااور جس زمانے میں مشرف نے کالا باغ ڈیم [...]

Grand Vision for Pakistan’s Water Future

By Dr. Hassan Abbas Some sticky, slippery and volatile hydrocarbons, sitting deep in the geological formations for millions of years, suddenly found their worth when ignited by internal combustion engines (ICE). That brought the world’s attention to Middle Eastern oil and Bedouins got rich. Indus waters have been flowing for millions of years. All we [...]

Indus Cascade a Himalayan Blunder

By Joydeep Gupta May 22, 2017 The China-Pakistan plan to build five dams in a row on the Indus will stop the flow of silt to rejuvenate farms downstream, and will reduce water flow in the nine dry months of the year The five dams forming the North Indus River Cascade that China has just [...]

Geography in schools before dams on rivers

  By Daanish Mustafa "The dam debate in our country is largely a demonstration of how our education system has failed an entire generation". Over the past two weeks I have had the surreal experience of being trolled on social media. Never happened before, as out of a hundred and something followers that I have [...]