Posts Tagged ‘ Gilgit-Baltistan ’

Big dam problem in Pakistan

Aug 23rd, 2011 | By

STLToday: Last week, the McClatchy newspapers reported that the Obama administration is considering providing seed money for a $12 billion hydroelectric dam on the Indus River in northernmost Pakistan. Just wait for Congress to get back from vacation. A lot of them, Republicans and Democrats alike, are going to hate this idea. It may be

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Trans-Boundary Famine

Jul 29th, 2011 | By
K N Vajpai

K N Vajpai: In one of recently held international seminar in Pakistan, experts from various institutions of the world highlighted concerns related to various developmental processes, natural resource crisis and ignorance towards local governance system in the mountainous part of Himalaya. The experts highlighted the dependence of over 1.5 billion people in South Asia region

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