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  1. Teesta Treaty Stalled Due to Indian Politics: Bangladeshi Foreign Minister

    18 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Dipu Moni, who for the past several months has been pushing neighboring India toward a water-sharing accord for the trans-boundary Teesta River, admitted last ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2013 - 10:01

  2. India, Nepal, Bangladesh Cooperate on Ganges Management

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    Local Press Report - 04/16/2013 - 10:06

  3. Bangladesh, Bhutan, India to Hold Tri-National Dialogue

    3 Apr 2013- 10:00 by Local Press Report dhaka bdnews24.com Dhaka is going to host a ‘brainstorming’ dialogue among Bangladesh, India and Bhutan this month to move forward the sub-regional connectivity and hydro power issues with Bhutan and Nepal via India ...

    Local Press Report - 04/03/2013 - 10:11

  4. India Offers Bangladesh Stake in Hydropower Projects

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    Local Press Report - 02/25/2013 - 10:30

  5. Ganges River Pollution Is Important to All

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    Local Press Report - 10/18/2012 - 10:10

  6. Bangladesh Optimistic for Teesta Water-Sharing Treaty With India

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    Local Press Report - 09/28/2012 - 10:44

  7. Bangladesh Gets Proper Share of Teesta River Water

    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 ...

    Local Press Report - 09/14/2012 - 09:56

  8. Study Finds SubStandard Water Quality in West Bengal

    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). However, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 08:00

  9. Hot Weather, Power Cuts Put Pressure on Water in Bangladesh

    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 a significant ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 08:00

  10. Rising Sea Levels Salinate Ganges River

    9 Feb 2009- 19:57 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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 06:00

  11. Bangladesh Protests Less Water Supply From India

    26 Jan 2009- 19:57 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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 06:00

  12. China, India Nepal, Bangladesh Urged to Resolve Differences Over Water Sharing

    12 Jan 2009- 19:57 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 sharing of trans ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

  13. West Bengal Making Efforts Toward ArsenicFree Water Supply by 2011

    3 Nov 2008- 23:06 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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 11:00

  14. Bangladesh: $76.9 Million USD Needed for Water Development Board

    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 ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 13:00

  15. West Bengal Allows Private Participation

    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. This ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 13:00

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