21 May 2013 - 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — As part of overall efforts to improve bilateral relations, India and China this week signed agreements on information-sharing on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River and on water-efficient irrigati
20 May 2013 - 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, SRINAGAR — The long-running dispute between India’s Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir states over the $1.2 billion USD Ranjit Sagar multi-purpose dam project could be coming to an end, after Punjab last week agree
20 May 2013 - 10:07 by Local Press Report
JAIPUR (Times of India) — Agriculture sector in the state is likely witness a boost as the government is set to sign an agreement with an Israeli company for transfer of technology that would help produce crops in salinat
17 May 2013 - 10:11 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (Bloomberg ) — India’s biggest lender, State Bank of India, plans to work with Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.
16 May 2013 - 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, BANGALORE — The southern Indian city of Bangalore, the country's IT capital, is facing potentially severe water shortages as its main water storage facility, the Krishnaraja Sagar Dam, is currently only holdin
15 May 2013 - 10:11 by Local Press Report
CHENNAI (RTT News (India)) — Shriram EPC Ltd.
14 May 2013 - 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, BEJING — The Indian government considers China’s response to its concerns over plans to construct three dams on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River to be “positive,” according to Indian External Affairs
14 May 2013 - 09:52 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (The Economic Times) — The government's move to set up National Bureau of Water Use Efficiency will help in efficient use of water in various sectors and bring stakeholders for a co-ordinated effort, according to beverag
13 May 2013 - 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India’s federal government for several years has been promoting inter-linking projects of rivers across the nation in an effort to better transfer surplus waters, with mixed support.
10 May 2013 - 07:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Indian government's planning commission has asked the northern states of Haryana and Punjab to make changes to their water management practices and increase water use efficiency.
8 May 2013 - 08:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM — The Kerala state government is facing stiff opposition to its plan to establish the state’s first public-private partnership (PPP) company to provide water supply.
8 May 2013 - 09:27 by Local Press Report
TAMIL NADU (The Hindu) — Consequent upon the April 28 meeting between the Ministers and officials of Kerala and Tamil Nadu on sharing water, the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board had started pumping water from t
6 May 2013 - 08:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Indian government claimed last week that its ambitious Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act has led to improved water availability as well as generating multiple environmental
1 May 2013 - 08:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Bangkok, thailand — India has reduced the number of households without access to safe drinking water by half since 1990, and is on track to achieve near-universal coverage by 2015, according to Indian Minister of Stat
30 Apr 2013 - 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The government of India’s Punjab state is turning to reverse osmosis treatment plants to reduce water pollution in groundwater sources.
29 Apr 2013 - 10:00 by Local Press Report
RAJKOT (The Times of India) — At least three persons, including two women, were injured when residents of two housing societies clashed in Junagadh on Thursday night over filling up a patch of road that had been dug and was b
26 Apr 2013 - 09:51 by Local Press Report
MYSORE (Times of India) — Water supply will be disrupted in Mysore till next monsoon. With the decrease in water level in KRS and Kabini water reservoirs, Mysore City Corporation has decided to supply water on alternat
25 Apr 2013 - 10:39 by Local Press Report
DELHI (The Hindu) — The talks between Tamil Nadu and Kerala Ministers for water resources, scheduled to be held in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday, are likely to focus on addressing drinking water supply requirements o
24 Apr 2013 - 07:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
dhaka, Bangladesh — Nepalese Ambassador to Bangladesh Hari Kumar Shrestha said this weekend that Nepal is interested in cooperating with both Bangladesh and India in development of the country’s vast hydropower potent
23 Apr 2013 - 00:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Chinese government has rejected India's proposal to create a new mechanism to deal with transboundary issues on the Brahmaputra River.
23 Apr 2013 - 10:08 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (The Wall Street Journal) — Pre-monsoon rains are expected to lash India's drought-struck western parts over the next two to three days, bringing succor to thousands of farmers, weather officials said Tuesday.Rains are also
22 Apr 2013 - 09:36 by Local Press Report
BANGALORE (Deccan Herald) — As part of the drive to keep a tab on private tankers supplying water, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has directed all the private water suppliers to obtain licences from c
19 Apr 2013 - 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — An estimated $260 billion USD is lost every year from a lack of access to sanitation, according to the World Bank.
19 Apr 2013 - 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Representatives from India, Bhutan and Bangladesh gathered this week for the first working group on water resources and hydropower in the Brahmaputra and Ganges river basins.
18 Apr 2013 - 08:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — Countries should investment in modernizing their urban infrastructure in order to boost water and energy efficiency, according to a joint United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and UN-HABITAT re
18 Apr 2013 - 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — With water scarcity looming in several northern Indian cities, local authorities have asked large-scale users to curb water consumption and find ways to increase use of recycled water.
16 Apr 2013 - 09:55 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (Prensa Latina) — India, Nepal and Bangladesh decided to join efforts to preserve Ganges river and use its waters in hydroelectric, agricultural and socioeconomic projects, reported today the Indian Ministries of
16 Apr 2013 - 09:34 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (The Indian Express) — An inter-ministerial expert panel on the Brahmaputra has asked the government to intensify monitoring construction projects in the middle reaches of the river by China.
15 Apr 2013 - 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Ahead of the local elections scheduled for later this year, the Delhi state government has asked the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to allocate a major chunk of its annual budget for urban water supply and
12 Apr 2013 - 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHENNAI, India — Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalaitha announced April 10 that her government plans to build two more desalination plants in arid parts of the state.
11 Apr 2013 - 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The Indian government is setting up an institutional mechanism for efficient use of water at the basin and sub-basin level, Indian federal Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat said on April 8.
11 Apr 2013 - 09:43 by Local Press Report
GUWAHATI (Times of India) — Several citizens' bodies on Tuesday staged a protest at the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) office, decrying a possible move by the state government to privatize and commercial
10 Apr 2013 - 07:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Indian President Pranab Mukherjee this week called on policymakers to devise measures to bring down the water wasting in the country.
9 Apr 2013 - 07:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
China, GUANGZHOU — China’s Guangdong Province water company is installing 75 water analyzing and control units supplied by Israel-based Blue I Water Technologies, the Israel firm announced last week.
8 Apr 2013 - 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Singapore’s Hyflux Ltd announced on April 4 that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hyflux Investment Consultancy and Management Service, had signed two agreements to collaborate on water and environment
8 Apr 2013 - 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHENNAI, India — Chennai-based global water treatment firm VA Tech Wabag sees opportunities for desalination projects in Arab and North African countries that have started re-development work after periods of socia
5 Apr 2013 - 08:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — India’s Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) this week criticized the Delhi state government for failing to keep its promises to supply regular drinking water to its growing population and f