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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Dam politics

  By Mustaque Rajpar   There is no supra-constitutional centre of power in any democratic system. The pillars of the state derive their powers and roles from the constitution of Pakistan. Perhaps, we need to remind ourselves that this constitution was framed by the supreme will of the people and their representative body, the country’s [...]

Let The Rivers Flow!

"Let The Rivers Flow", a talk given by by Dr Hassan Abbas, an expert in Hydrology, Water Resources & Groundwater Management, at a TEDx event. Copied here with thanks of TEDx.   Water being a source of life can never be taken for granted. This natural resource like any other should not be tinted through technological [...]