August 21, 2017

Tag Archives: Indus river

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The Politics of Water

Pakistan is moving fast towards acute water shortages with little planning at government level to prepare for the disaster in waiting. (ViewsWeek photo by Uzair Khan)

Corruption, terrorism, nepotism and flight of capital are important challenges, which Pakistan is facing. However, the water issue needs to be tackled with the utmost diligence and commitment by our government. Read More »

View from India: Dams Pakistan Will Build…

Tarbela Dam is Pakistan's largest water reservoir and world's largest earth-filled dam. (Photo by  Christine Osborne/CORBIS, US Embassy Pakistan)

It is a cause for concern that Pakistan has requested China to provide water security as a part of CPEC. This is strategic, given the worsening Pak-India ties. However, India needs to be watchful, writes one former General of Indian Army. Read More »

Climate Change: Indus’ Palla Fish Spawning Grounds Vanishing

(Photo by Chaudhry Khawar, Creative Commons License)

Pakistan is losing a living heritage, as climate change and dams upstream have led to lack of enough water in the Indus for the famous Palla fish to swim upstream and spawn. Read More »