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  1. Nepal Wants Cooperation in Hydropower With South Asian Neighbors

    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 potential. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/24/2013 - 10:05

  2. USAID, State Department Have Walk for Water Event in Honor of Earth Day

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    Local Press Report - 04/23/2013 - 10:38

  3. Drought-Hit West India to Receive Rain

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    Local Press Report - 04/23/2013 - 10:39

  4. Water for People Launches New Monitoring Platform

    US-based international water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) NGO Water For People announced last week that it was releasing the first version of its new monitoring platform, Re-Imagine Reporting. The platform allows the organization to maintain all ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  5. Pakistan's Rural Rawalpindi Residents Lack Water Supply

    23 Apr 2013- 09:55 by Local Press Report RAWALPINDI Pakistan Observer Provision of clean drinking water to the residents is one of the basic responsibilities of the government but it has failed to supply potable water to the rural areas of Rawalpindi so ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2013 - 10:39

  6. China Rejects India's Proposal for New Joint Mechanism on Brahmaputra

    The Chinese government has rejected India's proposal to create a new mechanism to deal with transboundary issues on the Brahmaputra River. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

  7. Myanmar Studying New Water Resources for Capital

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 16:37

  8. World Bank Opens Spring Meeting With Sanitation Dialogue

    The World Bank opened its annual spring meeting on April 19 with a panel discussion on the importance of proper sanitation in achieving all development goals, as well as the importance of private sector involvement in improving sanitation access. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:46

  9. India's Bangalore Water Tankers to Provide Source

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    Local Press Report - 04/22/2013 - 10:25

  10. China Earthquake Threatens Drinking Water Supply in Ya’an City

    A large earthquake, measured by China's earthquake administration at magnitude 7.0 and by the U.S. Geological Survey at 6.6, hit Sichuan Province this weekend killing at least 186 people and injuring more than 8,000, according to Chinese state-run ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2013 - 10:13

  11. Henan Government Buys Water to Replenish Polluted Li River

    The government of China’s Henan Province has resorted to purchasing water from an upstream reservoir to replenish the polluted Li River, the main source of drinking water for the city of Luohe, according to local news sources. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

  12. K-Water Takes Another Step Closer to Angat Dam

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    Local Press Report - 04/19/2013 - 10:34

  13. $260 Billion Lost Each Year Due to Lack of Sanitation: World Bank

    An estimated $260 billion USD is lost every year from a lack of access to sanitation, according to the World Bank. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  14. Heavy Rains Ease Water Shortage Concerns in Taiwan

    Days of heavy rain in Taiwan last week helped ease the country's water shortage, but officials cautioned Thursday that concern remains as a dry weather pattern could lie ahead. ...

    Local Press Report - 04/19/2013 - 10:28

  15. Indonesian Textile Facility Polluting Citarum River: Greenpeace

    A report released this week by environmental group Greenpeace International reveals that a large textile facility in Indonesia associated with a number of global fashion brands is releasing a wide range of hazardous substances directly into the Citarum ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

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