Indus basin Current Affairs, GK & News

Indus basin  Current Affairs, GK & News

To Change India’s Name to Bharat

The Supreme Court of India recently ordered to change a plea that requested to change India’s name into Bharat into a representation. The apex court also ordered to forward it to the Union Government, especially the Ministry of Home Affairs. Highlights The petition that was submitted to the court seeks to amend Article 1 of ..

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CCEA approves investment sanction for construction of 624 MW Kiru Hydro Electric Project

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has recently approved the investment sanction for construction of 624 MW Kiru Hydro Electric Project on River Chenab in Kishtwar district of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). The project will be implemented at an estimated cost of Rs.4287.59 crore and is scheduled to be completed in a period of ..

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The first organised census of Indus Dolphins to be carried out in Punjab

The first organised census of Indus Dolphins will be carried out by the Punjab government along with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) -India for the conservation of Indus dolphins, which are one of the world’s rarest mammals. This is India’s first organized Dolphin Census, which will be completed within a span of five years. The main ..

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The 114th meeting of Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) between India and Pakistan started New Delhi

The 114th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) between India and Pakistan has started in New Delhi on March 29, 2018. Representatives from both the sides are expected to discuss Water Treaty dispute and resolution of outstanding issues. The PIC is mandated to establish and maintain cooperative arrangements for the implementation of the treaty ..

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Indus Water Treaty: World Bank offers alternate solutions

In a notable development World Bank has taken cognizance of the growing development and has paused the processes initiated by both India and Pakistan in favour of alternate solutions which are in line with the spirit of Indus Water Treaty. The solutions offer alternative paths to resolve all the disagreements which fall under the Treaty ..

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