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  1. China Acts to Reassure India over Brahmaputra Intentions

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India China’s state-owned “Global Times” has suggested that China is ready to join a multilateral cooperation mechanism with India and Bangladesh to share the contentious resources of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  2. Dhaka’s Proposal on Connectivity, Water, Food, Energy Security Endorsed by ACD

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Daily Naya Diganta The 2nd Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) has endorsed Bangladesh’s proposal to be a co-prime mover in the working G\groups on Connectivity and Food, Water and Energy Security under the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  3. New Bangladesh Coal Plant Next to the World’s Largest Mangrove Forest

    30 Sep 2016- 10:13 by Local Press Report RAMPAL UPAZILA Quartz A controversial new coal power plant being built in Bangladesh has environmentalists worried it will spell disaster for the world’s largest mangrove forest, while locals worry about pollution ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2016 - 10:13

  4. Dhaka Overpumping Has Broader Impact

    28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Overpumping in Dhaka may threaten regional groundwater resources outside the city. A new paper published this week in Nature Communications describes the impact of groundwater overpumping in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/28/2016 - 10:31

  5. Ban and Obama Talk Syria and Climate in Goodbyes to UN

    21 Sep 2016- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke to the United Nations General Assembly on September 21st, and took the opportunity of his farewell address to urge world leaders to end the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 10:24

  6. Another Red River: Eid Celebrations and Sacrifices

    16 Sep 2016- 11:35 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Independent The streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh ran red on Tuesday as flood water mixed with the blood of sacrificed animals. Flooding is common in the Bangladeshi capital, which suffers from underdeveloped ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2016 - 11:35

  7. Flood Disaster Relief Call for Bangladesh

    18 Aug 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) yesterday launched an emergency appeal to help thousands of people hit by extreme monsoon floods in Bangladesh. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/18/2016 - 10:20

  8. Floods Wash Elephant From India to Bangladesh

    15 Aug 2016- 08:00 by Local Press Report DHAKA CNN On World Elephant Day, one Indian pachyderm is lucky to be alive.  It is thought to have traveled around 620 miles, a journey that included crossing the mighty Brahmaputra River, on its way to northern ...

    Local Press Report - 08/15/2016 - 10:44

  9. Pay-as-you-go Irrigation Planned in Bangladesh

    12 Aug 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report FENI Thomson Reuters The Bangladesh government plans to install water meters across the Muhuri Project, a 60,258-hectare irrigation area supplied by the Feni, Muhuri and Milenia rivers, to reflect farmers' ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2016 - 05:39

  10. Sixty Killed, Thousands Sickened Due to Water-Borne Disease in Flood-Hit Bangladesh

    5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Flooding in Bangladesh over the past week has led to 60 deaths and put thousands more at risk for water-borne diseases, according to the country’s Directorate General of Health Services. Some ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2016 - 07:45

  11. Bangladesh Still Waiting for Indian Government to Resolve Teesta Water-Sharing Issue: Official

    27 Jul 2016- 09:23 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Indian Express Asserting that the present Indo-Bangladesh relation is “very good”, former Bangladesh prime minister Moudud Ahmed has said the most outstanding issue between the two countries is water ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:23

  12. One-Third of Hospitals in Developing Countries Lack Running Water

    24 Jun 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BALTIMORE, MD, United States More than a third of hospitals in developing countries lack running water, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study, “ Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2016 - 12:10

  13. Bangladeshi Prime Minister to Visit India’s West Bengal State for Talks on Teesta Water-Sharing

    22 Jun 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KOLKATA, India Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accepted an invitation from Mamata Banerjee, newly re-elected chief minister of India’s West Bengal state, to visit Kolkata later this year for talks ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/22/2016 - 10:26

  14. Bangladeshi Water Resources Minister Hopeful About Teesta Accord

    16 Jun 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh’s Water Resources Minister, Anisul Islam Mahmud, said this week that the government was hopeful that an agreement with India on sharing the Teesta River’s waters would be signed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/16/2016 - 10:54

  15. Sharing Sanitation Facility Between Households Increases Risk of Diarrhea in Children Under 5: Study

    5 May 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IOWA CITY, IA, United States Sharing a sanitation facility between households can increase the risk of moderate-to-severe diarrhea in children under 5, according to new results from the Global Enteric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2016 - 10:53

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