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  1. China Mega Dam Plan Sparks Alarm In Downstream India, Bangladesh

    8 Dec 2020- 07:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India PowerChina has announced plans to construct up to 60 gigawatts (GW) of hydropower capacity on the Yarlung Tsangpo River (known in downstream India as the Brahmaputra River) in The Tibet Autonomou ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  2. Bangladesh To Seek Chinese Support For Teesta River Restoration Project

    11 Aug 2020- 10:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh’s Ministry of Water Resources is set to seek funding for an estimated $985 Million USD to implement a “Teesta River Comprehensive Management and Restoration Project”, possibly with s ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:38

  3. Bangladesh Faces "Worst Flood In A Decade"

    15 Jul 2020- 09:38 by Local Press Report DHAKA Al Jazeera A third of Bangladesh is underwater after some of the heaviest rains in a decade, officials said. Almost four million people have also been hit by monsoon floods in South Asia. "This is going ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:38

  4. Super-Cyclone Forces Evacuation Of Millions In India, Bangladesh

    20 May 2020- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kolkata, India Super-cyclone “Amphan”, the Bay of Bengal’s strongest storm since 1999, has forced mass evacuations this week in North East India and Bangladesh, with torrential rain, high winds and forecasts o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2020 - 03:48

  5. "Cocktail Of Pharmaceuticals" Identified In Bangladesh Water Sources

    27 Apr 2020- 09:33 by Local Press Report DHAKA University at Buffalo In spring of 2019, researchers set out to investigate what chemicals could be found in the waters of Bangladesh. In the lab, an analysis revealed that the waters held a cocktail of pharm ...

    Local Press Report - 04/27/2020 - 09:33

  6. Support For Dhaka Water Network Improvements

    25 Apr 2020- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh capital city Dhaka's water and sewage system is to benefit from development bank and government investment to improve supply and sanitation for an underserved, fast growing poul ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:06

  7. Remarkable US Army Climate Change Report Studies Conflict Risk, What Caused Syria War, Bangladesh Risk, Geo-engineering!

    25 Oct 2019- 10:33 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States A combination of global starvation, war, drought and disease could have devastating effects on world security according to a report from several United States agencies including the ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/07/2019 - 09:39

  8. Bangladesh Inaugurates China-supported Water Treatment Plant

    12 Oct 2019- 11:15 by Local Press Report DHAKA Xinhuanet Water scarcity is a problem in some parts of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh every year. With a view to end the water crisis, the Bangladeshi government in recent years launched several mega projec ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2019 - 11:15

  9. Bangladesh Student's Murder Highlights Tensions Over Water-sharing Deals With India

    11 Oct 2019- 09:12 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Third Pole The brutal murder of a student in Bangladesh’s top university highlights the incendiary debate on water diplomacy with India, as well as the silencing of criticism of the government. Abrar Faha ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:09

  10. Bangladesh Access And Sanitation Systems Supported By World Bank

    28 Sep 2019- 01:30 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Daily Star The World Bank (WB) will provide $100 million to increase access to improved water supply and sanitation system in selected 30 municipalities in Bangladesh as well as to help build their capaci ...

    Local Press Report - 09/28/2019 - 01:30

  11. Japan Supports Water Supply, WASH Facilities For Rohingya In Bangladesh

    3 Aug 2019- 13:09 by Local Press Report UKHIA Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh On July 31 2019, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Government of Japan, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and related organizations held an inau ...

    Local Press Report - 08/03/2019 - 13:14

  12. Monsoon Continues To Wreak Havoc In South Asia

    28 Jul 2019- 05:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India More than 25 million people in South Asia have been affectedby recent torrrential monsoon rains, with at least 500,000 displaced and at least 600 reported dead in monsoon-related incidents across ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2019 - 11:14

  13. Deadly Monsoon Downpours Cause Mass Displacement In Nepal, India, Pakistan Bangladesh, Myanmar

    16 Jul 2019- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India Monsoon rainfall has caused and mudslides across parts of Nepal, northern India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar in recent days causing more than 100 deaths, and mass evacuations. UN chief An ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:22

  14. World's Rivers Polluted By Antibiotics

    29 May 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YORK, United Kingdom Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances. Scientists looked for 14 comm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2019 - 08:14

  15. Skyscraper-depth Well Will Bring Clean Water To Rohingya Refugees

    20 May 2019- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have constructed a deep underground shaft to provide safe water to Rohingya r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 06:41