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CCI approves country’s first water charter

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Common Interests (CCI) on Tuesday unanimously approved the 'Pakistan Water Charter' pledging commitment to the National Water Policy. The meeting of the CCI was held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Shahid…

India’s Silicon Valley faces man-made water crisis

DELHI: Every day more than 1,000 water tankers rumble past Nagraj's small plywood store in Bangalore, throwing up clouds of dust as they rush their valuable cargo to homes and offices in India's drought-stricken tech hub. Gleaming new…

Water: Why the taps run dry

PARIS: The world has abundant freshwater but it is unevenly distributed and under increasing pressure, UN agencies say, as highlighted by the severe shortages in Cape Town. South Africa has recently declared a “national disaster” over a…