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  1. New Methods to Reduce Arsenic in Well Water in Bangladesh

    15 Oct 2014- 10:22 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM Medical Press Arsenic poisoning is widespread in Bangladesh, where ground water is contaminated by runoff from the Himalayas. Now researchers have developed two simple and cheap methods that well drillers ...

    Local Press Report - 10/15/2014 - 10:22

  2. USAID, NASA to Use Satellite Imagery in Lower Mekong Region

    6 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on October 6th announced a five-year project that will use ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2014 - 10:35

  3. Bangladeshi Utility, South Korean Firm Sign Supply Deal

    26 Sep 2014- 09:44 by Local Press Report DHAKA Prothom Alo Dhaka WASA on Thursday signed a deal with a South Korean company to implement a 15-crore litre water project, aiming to supply water to Dhaka's Mirpur. Dhaka WASA managing director Taqsem A ...

    Local Press Report - 09/26/2014 - 09:44

  4. Indian, Bangladeshi Officials Fail to Make Progress on Teesta Deal During Bilateral Talks

    26 Sep 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India and Bangladesh failed to make progress toward an agreement on sharing the waters of the Teesta River and signing the Land Boundary Agreement during their third Consultative Commission ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/26/2014 - 10:08

  5. World Cannot Solve Poverty Without Solving Water, Sanitation: Clinton Global Initiative

    24 Sep 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The world’s poverty problems cannot be solved unless the issues of water and sanitation access are addressed, participants heard during a session on sanitation, held as part of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2014 - 10:45

  6. Bangladeshi Factory Worker Dead After Drinking Contaminated Water

    22 Sep 2014- 09:36 by Local Press Report DHAKA Northern Voices Online A female worker died and scores of others fell sick after drinking water at their factory in Bangladesh Saturday. “We have come to know that a female worker died and some 100 workers ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2014 - 09:36

  7. Bangladeshi Government Formulates New Water Policy

    11 Sep 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh The Bangladeshi government is planning to put together a new water policy, in line with the water law enacted last year, Bangladeshi Water Resource Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud announced this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2014 - 10:31

  8. IFRC Calls for Help Dealing With Bangladeshi Floods

    10 Sep 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report DHAKA Shanghai Daily International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Tuesday said it is preparing to launch an appeal to aid victims of floods in Bangladesh. The flooding, which has affected ...

    Local Press Report - 09/10/2014 - 10:12

  9. Bangladesh Launches Water, Food Security Plan

    28 Aug 2014- 09:37 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Financial Express The government launched the Delta Plan 2100 project under which a long-term development plan would be framed for water and food security. The plan aims at turning Bangladesh into a ...

    Local Press Report - 08/28/2014 - 09:37

  10. 500,000 Homeless in Bangladesh After Severe Flooding

    26 Aug 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report DHAKA GawKer Flooding during Bangladesh's yearly summer monsoon season has forced 500,000 residents into homelessness and caused scores more to lose their crops. Streets throughout the northern area of the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/26/2014 - 10:07

  11. Bangladesh, ADB Sign $111 Million Loan for Irrigation, River Protection

    15 Aug 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report DHAKA Newsnextbd.com Bangladesh on Thursday signed $111 million USD credit agreements with Asian Development Bank for implementation of projects on irrigation and prevention of river bank from erosion, officials ...

    Local Press Report - 08/15/2014 - 10:12

  12. Use of Solar-Powered Irrigation Pumps Increasing in Bangladesh

    11 Aug 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Daily Star Solar-powered irrigation pumps are gaining popularity owing to cost-effective financing and an innovative business model. The country now has around 120 solar irrigation pumps, the majority of ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2014 - 10:07

  13. Bangladesh Concerned Over India’s River-Linking Plans

    17 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh A Bangladeshi parliamentary committee this week expressed concern over neighboring India’s plans to expedite a river interlinking project. The standing committee on the Ministry of Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2014 - 10:26

  14. Water, Land Agreements a “Litmus Test” for India-Bangladesh Relations: Official

    11 Jul 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh India’s new government must complete the Teesta River water-sharing agreement and the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) if it wants to show it is serious about maintaining good relations with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2014 - 10:05

  15. South Asia Water Management Must Include China: Official

    3 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Bringing China into the discourse on effective water management in South Asia is necessary, since many of the important Himalayan rivers originate in China, Suresh Prabhu, the former power ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/03/2014 - 10:11

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