Pakistan to resume talks with World Bank on India water dispute Dec 16, 2019 0 716 12345 ISLAMABAD: A high-level delegation from Pakistan left for the United States on Sunday for meetings with World Bank officials on the Indus Waters Treaty and disputes with India.As per reports, the delegation led by Indus Water Commissioner Syed Mehr Ali Shah will press for measures for the complete implementation of the 1960 treaty.The Pakistani side will be in the US for five days and will also take up its demand for the establishment of a Court of Arbitration to address concerns over the designs of India’s two hydroelectric power projects – Kishanganga and Ratle.India has asked the World Bank to appoint a neutral expert for the same purpose. (tribune.com.pk) RELATED ARTICLES US to announce 4,000-troop drawdown from Afghanistan Dec 16, 2019 0 210 Six dead in protests against Indian citizenship legislation Dec 16, 2019 0 1128 UK oppn chief Corbyn apologises to supporters for British election defeat Dec 16, 2019 0 828 Teen climate activist Thunberg in Twitter spat with German rail Berlin: Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was forced to defend herself in a Twitter spat with German railway service Deutsche Bahn (DB) on Sunday. Thunberg, 16, provoked a testy reaction from Germany’s .. Prime Minister Narendra Modi blames opposition Congress party for the violence “To give respect to those who fled to India and were forced to live as refugees, both houses of parliament passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill. Congress and its allies are resorting to arson because they did not get their .. At least 4 killed in magnitude-6.9 earthquake in southern Philippines Manila: A magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Sunday, killing at least four people and sending panicked residents out into the streets as structures collapsed. A three-storey supermarket .. 14 killed, 18 injured in Nepal pilgrimage bus crash Kathmandu: At least 14 people died after a bus carrying pilgrims veered off a highway and rolled down a steep slope in central Nepal on Sunday, officials said, the latest deadly traffic accident in the Himalayan nation. .. 10 killed in second Bangladesh factory fire in a week Dhaka: At least 10 people died in a factory fire outside the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, officials said on Sunday, the second deadly industrial blaze in four days. The flames engulfed a small fan factory in the Gazipur .. UN climate talks a ‘lost opportunity’: Guterres AFP Madrid A MAJOR climate summit wrapped up in Madrid on Sunday with a compromise deal that left little to show, prompting UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to lament a “lost opportunity” to act. Almost a fortnight ..