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China funding Pakistan's mega dam in Pak-occupied Kashmir? 22.6.2017 Zee News : World
The Asian Development Bank, World Bank have already refused to commit funds for Pakistan’s project.
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Pune raises Rs 200 cr in first municipal bond issue in 14 years 19.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The proceeds, raised at a coupon of 7.59%, will be used for a Rs 2,300-cr water project
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AIIB approves $150 mn equity investment in India 15.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Thursday approved its first-ever equity investment, worth $150 million, to catalyze private capital for infrastructure projects in India.
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Who Will Take America's Place in Asia? 6.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Goodbye Pacific pivot, hello Pacific retreat?
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Chinese funded North Indus river cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan 22.5.2017 News
Dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream in Pakistan
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Indus cascade a Himalayan blunder - for Pakistan 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The five dams forming the North Indus River Cascade that China has just promised to finance and build in Pakistan -- including Pakistan-administered Kashmir -- has the potential to generate over 22,000 MW in an energy-starved country. But the dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream. In non-monsoon months from October to June, they may also reduce the flow of water down the Indus to Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces.
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South Asia needs to improve its subdued competitiveness (Column: Active Voice) 25.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
South Asia is becoming one of the most interesting regions in the world economy, displaying unprecedented growth, averaging close to six per cent per annum since the 1990s. According to a new World Bank report, it has consolidated its position as the global leader in growth.
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World Bank to deepen cooperation with AIIB 24.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here to strengthen cooperation between the two institutions, officials said.
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A river runs through it 22.4.2017 Hindu: Home
A historian explains how the Indus, a developmental resource, became a tool of territorial sovereignty in the hands of India and Pakistan
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India in $175-mn loan pact with WB to improve water management 18.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
India today signed a USD 175 million loan pact with the World Bank for National Hydrology Project that aims to improve management of water resources.
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The LIC-ITC case: Taking action for responsible investments 15.4.2017 Latest News
Tata group has also come under pressure from civil society groups for its Dhamra Port in Odisha
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The impending water calamity of Bengaluru 2.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Come summer, there is popular anger against water woes of Bengaluru. In numerous seminars and symposia, pious resolutions are passed. But words do not produce water. Consider these facts: Currently, the population of the city under the BBMP limits is 11 million, excluding the urbanised areas of Devanahalli, Hosakote, Nelamangala, Bidadi, Doddaballapura. The population of the Bengaluru Metropolitan area already exceeds 13 million which requires drinking water. By 2031, Metropolitan Bengaluru's population will be 20 million. At even 100 litres per capita, the domestic demand will be 2,000 MLD (million litres per day) and with another 250 MLD for non-domestic use, the net demand will be 2,250 MLD. Even if leakage is reduced to 20% from its present 40%, the gross supply should be 2,800 MLD. With 29 tmc (thousand million cubic feet), or 2,260 MLD, which is the outer limit of Cauvery water available to the city (and legally half of Bengaluru is outside Cauvery basin), and with only 20% leakage, the water ...
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More funds to rejuvenate wells, lakes and sink borewells 17.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Pakistan gives contracts for dam on Indus to Chinese firm 9.3.2017 Hindu: News
First stage of Dasu hydropower project, expected to be completed in 2021, will generate 2,160 MW of electricity.
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A likely thaw as India to participate in Indus Commission meeting 3.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Perhaps signalling a thaw in frosty ties, India has accepted Pakistan's offer of participation in the Indus Commission meeting, with talks scheduled for later this month in Lahore.
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Regulators to be built across 20 rivers 3.3.2017 Hindu: National
* Part of drought mitigation strategyThiruvananthapuram: The government has plans to construct 30 regulators along 20 rivers to prevent saline intrusion and ensure water supply during the parched summ...
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World Bank CEO satisfied with talks on Indus Waters Treaty 29.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
World Bank CEO satisfied with talks on Indus Waters Treaty
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World Bank to help Pakistan, India to find Indus Water Treaty solution 27.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
World Bank to help Pakistan, India to find Indus Water Treaty solution
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World Bank CEO discusses Indus Waters Treaty with Pak PM 26.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
World Bank CEO discusses Indus Waters Treaty with Pak PM
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Nawaz Sharif, WB CEO discuss Indus Waters, India's power plants 26.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Thursday to discuss implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty and the dispute between Pakistan and India over the construction of two hydropower projects by New Delhi.
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