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
3 Apr 2013 - 10:00 by Local Press Report
25 Feb 2013 - 10:43 by Local Press Report
NEW DELHI (The Indian Express) — Seeking to bring around Bangladesh to support the construction of two dams in Meghalaya, India is considering offering a stake in the two projects. India has planned construction of Mawphu D
18 Oct 2012 - 09:38 by Local Press Report
LUCKNOW (Hindu Business) — The pollution level in Ganges river is a matter of concern for all and the issue cannot be resolved without the co-operation of the Centre, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav, said
28 Sep 2012 - 10:09 by Local Press Report
dhaka (Business Standard) — Bangladesh is optimistic about a Teesta water-sharing treaty with India taking shape despite opposition from West Bengal, the country's Commerce Minister Golam Mohammad Kader said today. "Th
14 Sep 2012 - 08:50 by Local Press Report
dhaka (bdnews24.com) — Bangladesh is receiving its proper share of Teesta river water though the government is yet to sign a treaty with India over water-sharing, Prime Minister's Foreign Affairs Advisor Gawher Rizvi has
25 May 2009 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
KolKata (Times of India) — Drinking water and sanitation in West Bengal are below standard and could pose a risk of water-borne diseases, according to a study sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO).
18 May 2009 - 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
dhaka, Bangladesh — \A/ ater supplies in Bangladesh are under pressure due to the highest temperatures of the decade and massive power cuts in the capital city, Dhaka. This in turn has caused
9 Feb 2009 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — Rising sea levels are causing salt water to flow into the Ganges River and will likely salinate the groundwater in Kolkata, the capital city of India's West Bengal state, an expert has warned.
26 Jan 2009 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
dhaka, Bangladesh — Bangladesh has not yet seen any result after it lodged a formal protest to India over the lower-than-agreed-on volume of water released through Farakka, Joint River Commission (JRC) Member Mir
12 Jan 2009 - 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
dhaka, Bangladesh — Experts attending a January 7 workshop in Bangladesh's capital have called for joint efforts of China, India Nepal and Bangladesh to resolve their differences over
4 Nov 2008 - 00:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, KolKata — I ndia's West Bengal state is making efforts to provide arsenic-free water to its people by year 2011.
The state government is in the process of building arsenic-removal plants in all the 69
15 Oct 2007 - 20:37 by Local Press Report
dhaka, Bangladesh (Xinhua (China)) — — Bangladesh's Water Development Board needs some $76.9 million USD for rehabilitation efforts following the severe floods in the country over the summer.
According to an official survey, the
1 Oct 2007 - 20:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GUWAHATI, India — — India's West Bengal state will allow private participation in the water sector, although it will be confined to the water supply in industrial and commercial sub-sector only.
24 Sep 2007 - 23:30 by Local Press Report
India, KolKata (The Hindu (India)) — — The West Bengal government is open to privatizing water and waste water services in the industrial and commercial areas in the state, but not for domestic consumers,