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  1. ADB, Netherlands Support Water Resource Management Project in Bangladesh

    8 Oct 2015- 09:53 by Local Press Report MANILA Water-Technology.net Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted a $45m loan for expanding the scope of Southwest Area Integrated Water Resources Planning and Management Project in Bangladesh. The financial body ...

    Local Press Report - 10/08/2015 - 09:53

  2. South Asia on the Front Lines of Climate Costs: ADB

    11 Sep 2015- 08:33 by Local Press Report DHAKA Voice of America South Asian economies stand to lose around 1.3 percent of their collective annual GDP by 2050 even if global temperature increases are kept to 2 degrees Celsius, experts and public officials ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2015 - 08:33

  3. Bangladeshi Environmentalists, Officials Concerned Over River-Linking Project in Northeastern India

    28 Aug 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladeshi environmental groups this week held protests against a planned river-linking project on trans-boundary waterways in northeastern India. Delegates at a conference arranged by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/28/2015 - 10:24

  4. India Plans to Link Three Northeastern Rivers With the Ganges

    14 Aug 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation plans to link three rivers in the northeastern part of the country with the Ganges. Minister Uma Bharati said the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2015 - 10:17

  5. Chinese Dams Unlikely to Affect Brahmaputra Water Levels: Indian Minister

    13 Aug 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The dams China is building in the Tibet Autonomous Region are unlikely to affect water levels in the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River downstream in India, Indian Minister for Water Resources, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/19/2016 - 00:00

  6. Modi to Meet With West Bengal Minister on Teesta Deal

    6 Aug 2015- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in New Delhi next week to discuss a possible agreement with neighboring Bangladesh on sharing water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2015 - 10:27

  7. Lack of Basin-Wide Information Hinders Development on the Brahmaputra: Study

    31 Jul 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BENGALURU, India The potential for agriculture and hydropower development on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River has not been realized due to “lack of an authoritative, reliable, and comprehensive network of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/19/2016 - 00:00

  8. South Asia Battles "The Largest Mass Poisoning in History"

    15 Jul 2015- 08:48 by Local Press Report DHAKA Columbia University Some 100 million people in southeast Asia have been drinking from shallow wells originally drilled to provide germ-free water; but many turned out to be contaminated with naturally ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2015 - 08:48

  9. Bangladesh, IFC, Netherlands Partner for Delta Plan 2100

    19 Jun 2015- 09:22 by Local Press Report DHAKA World Bank The government of Bangladesh signed an agreement today with the Netherlands and the World Bank Group including its private sector arm, International Finance Corporation (IFC) with the 2030 Water ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2015 - 09:22

  10. New PPP to Promote Climate Change Resilience in Developing Countries

    17 Jun 2015- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The American Red Cross, the US government and eight other organizations have launched a new public-private partnership to promote climate change resilience in developing countries ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2015 - 10:57

  11. There Will Be a Resolution on Teesta Water-Sharing: Modi

    9 Jun 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend offered assurances that there would be a resolution to the issue Teesta River water-sharing. “I assure you, we will find a resolution to Teesta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2015 - 10:07

  12. No Teesta Deal Expected During Modi’s Bangladesh Visit

    2 Jun 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India and Bangladesh will not be signing a water-sharing agreement for the Teesta River during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official visit to Dhaka next week, Indian External ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2015 - 10:06

  13. Bangladesh Will Get Its Due Share of Teesta Water: Minister

    29 May 2015- 09:23 by Local Press Report DHAKA Financial Express Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said on Thursday Bangladesh will get its due share of Teesta river water from India. He made the remarks while speaking as the chief at a convention of Dhaka ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2015 - 09:23

  14. Don’t Miss the Fifth aquaNOW Audience, Streaming Free Tomorrow With No Registration Required!

    28 May 2015- 15:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/28/2015 - 16:23

  15. Tune in Live for Tomorrow's Fifth aquaNOW Audience

    28 May 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States OOSKAnews Inc. will host the fifth “aquaNOW Audience” during the XVth World Water Congress on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 9:15-10:45BST (4:15-5:45 EDT) at the Edinburgh ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/28/2015 - 10:56

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