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Pakistan to launch aggressive campaign against India over Indus Waters Treaty: Report

The treaty sets out a mechanism for cooperation and information exchange between the two countries regarding their use of the rivers. However, there have been disagreements and differences between India and Pakistan over the treaty.

India, Pakistan to resume talks on Indus Waters Treaty in Lahore this week

The last meeting of the Pakistan-India Permanent Indus Commission was held in New Delhi in March during which both the sides had shared details of the water flow and the quantum of water being used under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty.

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World Bank asks Pak to accept India's offer of appointing a 'neutral expert on Kishanganga project

India says there are differences between it and Pakistan over the design of the dam and, therefore, the matter should be addressed by some neutral experts.

Pakistan approaches World Bank over Kishanganga project: Report

The letter was sent to the World Bank after a Pakistani delegation of the Indus Waters Commission was not allowed to visit various projects in India, including Kishanganga and Ratle schemes, it said.

Permanent Indus Commission meet begins in Delhi

The PIC is an established mechanism under the IWT, which mandates it to establish and maintain cooperative arrangements for the implementation of the water distribution pact and to promote cooperation between India and Pakistan in the development of the Indus water systems.

India, Pakistan to hold Permanent Indus Commission meet from Thursday

The meeting will take place in the backdrop of the continuing tension between the two countries over a host of issues, including the alleged harassment of diplomats. This will be the 114th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC).

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Pakistan asks World Bank to set up arbitration court to settle water issue

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.

No agreement reached between India and Pakistan at Indus Waters Treaty talks: World Bank

"While an agreement has not been reached at the conclusion of the meetings, the World Bank will continue to work with both countries to resolve the issues in an amicable manner and in line with the Treaty provisions," the World Bank said in a statement.

Indus Waters Treaty: Second time in two months; India and Pakistan hold talks

The World Bank-brokered water talks with Pakistan are taking place over Thursday and Friday, in Washington DC. Since the Pathankot and Uri attacks last year, Delhi has discouraged any kind of dialogue unless cross-border terrorism comes to an end.

India, Pakistan hold talks on Indus Waters Treaty

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

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India Permitted To Construct Kishanganga, Ratle Projects: World Bank

India is allowed to construct hydroelectric power facilities on tributaries of the Jhelum and Chenab rivers with certain restrictions under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), the World Bank has said. The World Bank’s comments came as officials from India Pakistan concluded the secretary-level talks over the IWT. Pakistan opposes the construction of the Kishanganga […]

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