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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سنڌو نديءَ جي پاڻيءَ جي ورڇ ۽ سنڌ علائقي جا حق

سنڌو نديءَ جي پاڻيءَ جي ورڇ ۽ سنڌ علائقي جا حق آبادگار ايسوسئيشن طرفان 20 مارچ، 1971 تي حيدرآباد ۾ سنڌ آبادگار ڪنوينشن ڪوٺايو ويو. ان موقعي تي پاڻيءَ جي مسئلي تي هي ڪتابڙو تيار ڪري ڇپايو ويو ته جيئن آبادگارن ۽ عام ماڻهن کي هن اهم مسئلي جي باري ۾ آگاهي ملي. هن ڪتابڙي [...]

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 [...]

The Indus Waters Treaty Between India & Pakistan, 1960

    The Indus Waters Treaty Historical context The partition of the Indian subcontinent created a conflict over the waters of the Indus basin.  In 1951, David Lilienthal wrote an influential article in Colliers magazine suggesting that the World Bank use its good offices to bring India and Pakistan to an agreement over how to share and manage the river [...]

Indus River Water Material

Water storage & distribution is a major issue in Pakistan. The issue has been complicated by misinformation & propaganda by vested interests. Some people have taken stand based on either wrong information or lack of information. It is better to study the issue in detail & take an informed stand.   Here is some material [...]