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  1. Diarrhea, Respiratory Illnesses Major Issue in Nepal Ahead of Monsoon Season

    19 Mar 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU My Republica With diarrheal disease and respiratory ailments becoming major nuisance, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has stockpiled additional medicines like oral rehydration, metronidazole and ...

    Local Press Report - 03/19/2014 - 10:05

  2. Hydropower Generation Stopped in Nepal as Rivers Go Dry

    17 Mar 2014- 10:05 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU My Republica The hydropower projects set up in remote parts of the districts have stopped producing electricity after the rivers went dry. The projects set up with the investments from the local level ...

    Local Press Report - 03/17/2014 - 10:05

  3. Tibetan Glacial Lakes Pose Flood Threat in Nepal: Study

    7 Mar 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Several glacial lakes on the trans-boundary Bhotekoshi River in Tibet pose a threat to parts of central Nepal, according to a new joint university study. The study, by the Central Department of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2014 - 10:28

  4. Nepal to Break Ground on Melamchi Water Treatment Plant Next Week

    31 Jan 2014- 09:56 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Himalayan Times The ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the Melamchi Water Treatment Plant (WTP) is taking place on February 4, said Japanese Embassy today in a statement. The WTP component ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2014 - 09:59

  5. Water Needs Play Key Role in Nepalese Elections

    21 Nov 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The lack of clean water for many of Nepal's 27 million people will play a crucial role in this week's Nepalese elections. More than 100 parties will contest the poll, and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2013 - 10:17

  6. ADB Approves $1.5 Billion Country Partnership Strategy for Nepal

    31 Oct 2013- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) October 29 announced a new five-year, $1.5 billion USD Country Partnership Strategy for Nepal. “What we now need is to convert this into projects that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/31/2013 - 10:23

  7. South Asia Aims to Become Open Defecation Free by 2023

    29 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal At the fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN), which concluded on in Kathmandu, on October 24, governments from eight South Asian countries committed themselves to becoming an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2013 - 10:03

  8. Nepal to Host Fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation

    21 Oct 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Indian Express Seeking to promote hygiene and enhance quality of life for people in the region, over 250 delegates from eight countries in South Asia, including 70 from India, will participate in a ...

    Local Press Report - 10/21/2013 - 10:14

  9. Nepal Launches World Bank-Funded Climate Project

    8 Oct 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal this week officially started a $31 million USD World Bank-funded climate project aimed at helping the country adapt to the effects of climate change. According to the bank, Nepal is the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2013 - 10:00

  10. ADB Funds First Large-Scale Watershed Management Project in Nepal

    26 Sep 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on September 24 approved a $23.5 million USD grant for a watershed management project that aims to ensure domestic and agricultural water supply to around 45 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/27/2013 - 09:22

  11. Nepal and India Agree to Promote Hydropower, Flood Management

    19 Sep 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The governments of Nepal and India agreed to work togther for irrigation and power development and flood management during a high-level meeting held last week in Kathmandu.   During the fourth ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2013 - 10:08

  12. Nepal’s Drinking Water Coverage Reaches 85 Percent

    11 Sep 2013- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Eighty-five percent of households in Nepal have access to improved drinking water sources-- which is a higher coverage rate than the country needs to meet the UN’s Millennium Development Goal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2013 - 10:31

  13. Nepalese Government to Raise Flood Issue With India

    9 Sep 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU My Republica Nepal has decided to raise with India the issue of massive inundation on its side caused by dams and embankments that the southern neighbor has unilaterally built on the Mahakali River on the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2013 - 10:14

  14. Nepal Government Declares First Open Defecation Free District

    9 Sep 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The government of Nepal announced this week that it plans to declare Bhaktapur the first Open Defecation Free (ODF) district inside the Kathmandu Valley. The official declaration will be made ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2013 - 10:07

  15. 85 Percent of Nepal’s Traditional Drinking Water Systems Are Contaminated

    30 Aug 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Around 85 percent of stone spouts-- one of the oldest types of drinking water supply systems in the Kathmandu Valley-- are supplying water contaminated with microbes and substances such as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/30/2013 - 10:10

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