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India Supreme Court Again Pushes National River Linking Project to Proceed

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This is the second time the court has promoted the mega-project that would link the major rivers in the north with those in the south as a way to better manage water, moving it from areas of perceived surplus to areas without sufficient supplies.

Secretary Clinton Announces Pakistan Water Program

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U.S. aid projects focus on city water systems, clean drinking water, dam construction and irrigation.

India and Pakistan Dispute Water Use for Hydropower, Agriculture

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India strives to redirect water, currently used for Pakistani agriculture, on the Kishanganga River for 330 megawatts.

Pakistan Raises Water Issue During Diplomatic Talks with India

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Pakistan officials argue India’s dam-building violate the Indus River Treaty.

Pakistan Negotiates Domestic, International Water Disputes

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Indus River System Authority discuss the Sindh province's accusation that Punjab is stealing water.

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Presses India for Water Deal During Visit

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No agreement was signed, but Bangladesh continued to push for a deal similar to the Ganges Treaty.

India's Leaders Argue Over River Linking Plan

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Attempts to mitigates drought and climate change in India by connecting its northern and southern rivers.

Tensions between Islamabad and New Delhi rise over water

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Pakistani President Zardari reiterated the importance of the Indus Waters Treaty.