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Pakistan Warns of “Water War” with India if Decades-Old Treaty Violated

By Drazen Jorgic and Tommy Wilkes ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI, Sept 27  – Pakistan would treat it as “an act of war” if India revoked the Indus Water Treaty regulating river flows between the two nations, Pakistan’s top foreign official said on Tuesday. Tension has been mounting between the nuclear-armed neighbours since at least 18 Indian soldiers

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India to Speed up Hydropower Building on Rivers Flowing into Pakistan

By Tommy Wilkes NEW DELHI, Sept 27 – India will accelerate its building of new hydropower plants along three rivers that flow into Pakistan, a source familiar with the plan said on Monday, in a move likely to aggravate already tense relations with its neighbour a week after an attack on an Indian army base.

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