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2008-10-04 03:00:10

Text of report by Dilshad Azeem headlined "India offers Pakistan Baglihar dam inspection" published by Pakistani newspaper The News website on 4 October Islamabad: India has allowed Pakistan to carry out an on-the- spot physical inspection of the Baglihar dam where New Delhi had stopped almost 250,000 cusecs of water from the river Chenab recently, violating the Indus Basin Treaty, The News has learnt. The inspection may be done within two weeks; India had proposed the middle of this...

2005-07-08 03:50:05

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - About 3,000 Pakistani villagers were forced to evacuate their homes after a large volume of water flowed down a river from the Indian Himalayas into Pakistan, a relief official said on Friday. Pakistani officials said on Thursday India had released the water into the Chenab river without warning but a Pakistani flood expert said on Friday the flow was because of heavy rain in the mountains, and it had not been stored and released by India. A relief official in...


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2006-09-01 13:04:41

The Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) and Indus River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) are two sub-species of freshwater or river dolphins found in India and Pakistan. From the 1970s they had commonly been regarded as separate species. The Ganges River Dolphin is primarily found in River Ganges and its tributaries in India while the Indus River Dolphin is found in the Indus river in Pakistan Taxonomy Until the 1970s the Indus and Ganges River Dolphins were...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'