India to speed up hydropower building on rivers flowing into Pakistan: source

September 27, 2016 1:21 PM

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - 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 neighbor a week after an attack on an Indian army base.

Disagreements over how to share the waters of the Indus and other rivers have dogged relations between the nuclear-armed arch-rivals since independence in 1947.

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