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  1. India to Spend $3.13 Billion for Ganges Clean-Up in Next Five Years

    21 May 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Indian government will spend $3.13 billion over the next five years to clean up the Ganges River. The funding was cleared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a meeting of the National ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2015 - 10:23

  2. Modi Seeks Teesta River-Sharing Deal During Bangladesh Visit

    19 May 2015- 10:02 by Local Press Report DHAKA Financial Express Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely visit Bangladesh either in June or July. During the proposed visit, Modi is likely to seal Teesta River water sharing deal. With Land Boundary ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2015 - 10:02

  3. Ganges Clean-Up Program Launches $25 Million Ramana Sewage Treatment Plant

    13 May 2015- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUCKNOW, India The National Mission for Clean Ganga (Ganges) (NMCG) has launched a long-delayed $25 million USD project to build a sewage treatment plant at Ramana, in Uttar Pradesh state. The NMCG is the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2015 - 10:20

  4. World Faces Deteriorating Water Quality: Study

    22 Apr 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHICAGO, IL, United States The world is facing rapidly deteriorating water quality in the next few decades, and one in three people will be at high risk of exposure to water pollution from nitrogen and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/24/2015 - 09:31

  5. Groundwater Depletion Threatens Water Supply in Bangladeshi City

    30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHULNA, Bangladesh The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) in Khulna, Bangladesh’s third-largest city, said this week that a dramatic drop in the groundwater table has put the city’s water supply at risk. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2015 - 10:56

  6. India Concerned Over Bangladesh's Mega Project on the Ganges

    19 Mar 2015- 10:34 by Local Press Report DHAKA, Bangladesh Prothom Alo Water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud expressed concern on Wednesday over a mega project to be undertaken by Bangladesh for construction of a barrage in the Padma (Ganges) river ...

    Local Press Report - 03/19/2015 - 10:34

  7. Two-Thirds of Sewage Discharged From Towns Along Ganges Flows Into the River

    16 Mar 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India More than two-thirds of the sewage generated by 118 towns located along the Ganges River is being discharged untreated into the river basin, federal Minister of Water Resources Uma Bharti told ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2015 - 11:45

  8. WRI Launches Global Flood Risk Assessment Tool

    10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Washington-based global research organization the World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with four Dutch research organizations, last week launched a new global water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2015 - 11:03

  9. Indian Government Offers Tax Benefit for Ganges Clean-Up

    3 Mar 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India In order to help fund to its major Ganges River clean-up program, the Indian government has promised to give a 100 percent tax deduction to those who contribute financially to the project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 11:03

  10. Indian Minister Says Bangladesh Will Get a Fair Share of Teesta River Water

    24 Feb 2015- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of India’s West Bengal state, this week assured Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikha Hasina that an agreement would soon be reached on sharing the waters of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2015 - 09:36

  11. West Bengal Minister to Visit Bangladesh

    20 Feb 2015- 10:51 by Local Press Report DHAKA ZeeNews West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will arrive here on Thursday on a three-day visit to strengthen ties between Bangladesh and her state, raising hopes of a breakthrough in the settlement of ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2015 - 10:51

  12. Basin-Wide Water Management Plans Needed in Himalayas: Experts

    19 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Developing river basin management plans across all riparian states will be crucial to addressing growing water problems in the Himalayan region, experts said during a conference on water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2015 - 10:39

  13. Bacteria Found in 40 Percent of Bangladesh's Tube Wells

    16 Feb 2015- 10:41 by Local Press Report DHAKA Daily Star Bacterial contamination is found in almost 40 percent of tube-wells in a survey that casts doubts upon the quality of drinking water in the country, according to NGO Forum. Such prevalence of ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2015 - 10:41

  14. Bangladesh Reopens Sundarbans Shipping Route Less Than a Month After Fuel Spill

    7 Jan 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh The Bangladeshi government announced this week that it would reopen the Shela River route through the Sundarbans delta to traffic, less than a month after a major oil spill in the area and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2015 - 11:14

  15. Royal HaskoningDHV, Bangladesh Sign Coastal Protection Contract

    6 Jan 2015- 09:59 by Local Press Report DHAKA Dredging News Online Royal HaskoningDHV has signed a €10.5 million contract with the Bangladesh Water Development Board for engineering consultancy services to protect Bangladesh’s vulnerable coastal zone. The ...

    Local Press Report - 01/06/2015 - 09:59

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