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  1. Bangalore to Waive $15 Million Worth of Slum Dwellers’ Water Bills

    6 Jun 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is considering a proposal to waive $15 million USD worth of water bills for those living in economically disadvantaged areas. After hearing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2016 - 10:10

  2. India, Afghanistan Inaugurate $290 Million Hydropower Dam

    6 Jun 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on June 4th inaugurated a $290 million hydro-electric dam in Afghanistan’s Herat district, an area bordering Iran. The dam ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2016 - 10:10

  3. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  4. China Saw Reductions in Surface Water Pollution Last Year

    3 Jun 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China saw reductions in severely polluted surface water last year, but the country still has a ways to go an needs to do more to protect groundwater sources, according to the annual bulletin on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2016 - 10:00

  5. Russia’s Rosatom Develops Water Treatment Technology for Fukushima Plant

    3 Jun 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation has developed a “unique” technology to treat contaminated water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Rosatom Chief Executive ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2016 - 10:00

  6. Drought, Saline Intrusion, Fish Deaths Cost Vietnam $680 Million

    2 Jun 2016- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Ongoing drought, saltwater intrusion and recent mass fish deaths have cost Vietnam some $680 million USD in agricultural and aquaculture losses, the country’s Department of Agricultural Economics ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2016 - 10:37

  7. Maharashtra Plans Bhima River Clean Up

    1 Jun 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The government of India’s Maharashtra state has announced a new project to make the Bhima River pollution-free by 2019. The Namami Chandrabhaga project, which is modeled on the country’s Clean ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/01/2016 - 13:38

  8. Drought Persists in Northern, Central China Despite Recent Rains

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Despite some relief due to rainfall earlier this month, drought conditions are continuing in parts of northern and central China, including areas in Hebei, Henan and Shaanxi provinces, state ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  9. Cholera Outbreak Reported in Northern Karnataka State

    27 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELAGAVI, India The Karnataka government is reporting a cholera outbreak in the Belagavi district in the northern part of the state. One hundred cases of cholera have been reported so far, with no deaths from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2016 - 10:12

  10. TEPCO Says It Was Unable to Freeze Parts of Soil Wall at Fukushima

    26 May 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, said this week that its plan to decrease groundwater contamination by freezing soil ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2016 - 10:21

  11. World Bank Lends India $100 Million for Urban Water Supply in Karnataka State

    26 May 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India on May 24 th signed a $100 million USD loan agreement with the World Bank to support a project to provide piped water supply to urban areas in the southern state of Karnataka. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2016 - 10:21

  12. Kingsgate Execs in Thailand for Talks on Mine Closure

    25 May 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Top executives from Australia’s Kingsgate Consolidated Ltd were in Bangkok this week to try to persuade the Thai government to reverse its decision to close the company’s Chatree gold mine by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2016 - 10:40

  13. Kuantan Bauxite Mining Ban Could Be Extended Again

    25 May 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The moratorium on bauxite mining in Kuantan, in Malaysia’s Pahang state, may again be extended until stakeholders are able to meet all conditions set by the government, Natural Resources ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2016 - 10:18

  14. Jammu Residents Stage Protests Over Erratic Water Supply

    25 May 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JAMMU, India Residents staged a massive demonstration outside the Public Health Engineering (PHE) headquarters in the city of Jammu on May 23rd to protest erratic drinking water supply. The protesters also ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2016 - 10:01

  15. Indian Cricket Board Allocates $15 Million for Water Conservation Measures

    24 May 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India After being criticized by an Indian court last month for holding sporting events in drought-hit Maharashtra state, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said this wee that it is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 10:22

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