Indus Waters Treaty

Water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan

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Indus Waters Treaty: Water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan
The Indus Water Treaty (IWT) is a water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan, arranged and negotiated by the World Bank, to use the water available in the Indus River and its tributaries. It was signed in Karachi on 19 September 1960 by then Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and then Pakistani president Ayub Khan.


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As Pakistan refuses to play ball, India seeks modification of Indus Waters Treaty

Citing Pakistani "intransigence" and unilateral actions related to the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT), India has sent a notice to Islamabad for its modification.
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Modi gave hint of Indus treaty rethink after Uri attack

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Indus water talks between India, Pakistan begin in New Delhi

India and Pakistan on Monday began another round of the Permanent Indus Commission meeting that is held annually under the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) 1960. The Indus talks have survived the freeze in..
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Pakal Dul, Lower Kalnai projects in accordance with Indus Water Treaty: India to Pakistan in PIC meet

Annual meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission comprising of Indus Commissioners of India and Pakistan was held on March 23-24, 2021 in New Delhi.
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India, Pakistan Indus Commissioners to meet in Delhi after more than two years

Last year saw no talks for the first time since the Indus Waters Treaty came into effect in 1960 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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