Category: Indus Water Treaty

Hopes low for progress at India, Pakistan’s first river-sharing talks in 3 years

An Indian official played down on Tuesday prospects for a breakthrough at the first talks in three years with neighbouring Pakistan aimed at resolving long-running disputes over hydroelectric projects on the shared Indus River. Pakistan is concerned that India’s plans for hydroelectric plants in the disputed Himalayan region […]

Cold day in Delhi, light rain likely on Saturday

New Delhi, Jan 11:┬áIt was a cold day in the national capital Friday with the minimum temperature settling at 4.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average. The maximum temperature settled at 22.3 degrees Celsius, two notches above the normal, a MeT department official said. Eleven trains […]

Fact Sheet: The Indus Waters Treaty 1960 and the Role of the World Bank

open view web desk Origins of the Treaty: The Indus Waters Treaty was signed in 1960 after nine years of negotiations between India and Pakistan with the help of the World Bank, which is also a signatory. The negotiations were the initiative of former World Bank President Eugene […]

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