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  1. ADB to Fund River Cleanup in Bangladesh

    2 Jul 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report MANILA Asian Development Bank The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will fund state-of-the-art riverbank protection measures in Bangladesh to prevent land erosion, which is destroying livelihoods and costing the economy ...

    Local Press Report - 07/02/2014 - 10:07

  2. EIB Lends Bangladesh $137 Million to Improve City Water Supply

    1 Jul 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report DHAKA European Investment Bank The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 100 million to the Government of Bangladesh to finance a new sustainable surface water supply system in Dhaka. The financing contract ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2014 - 10:14

  3. Indian Foreign Minister Visits Bangladesh to Discuss River Sharing

    25 Jun 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh India's new Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, arrived in Bangladesh this week for a three-day visit that is expected to include talks on sharing the Teesta River’s waters, as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2014 - 10:28

  4. Wetlands Important for Bangladeshi Water Supply

    9 Jun 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Daily Star Floodplains and water bodies like ponds, canals in Dhaka city are very crucial because they serve as the source of surface water by storing rainwater, and at the same time, help recharge of ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2014 - 10:16

  5. Bangladeshi Prime Minister Calls on India to Ensure Teesta Water-Sharing

    2 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Less than a week after newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed to look into the long-awaited Teesta River water-sharing agreement with Bangladesh, Bangladeshi Prime Minister ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2014 - 10:32

  6. UN Launches Campaign to End Open Defecation

    29 May 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week launched a new campaign to end open defecation and to increase access to improved sanitation facilities for the 2.5 billion people worldwide who ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2014 - 10:09

  7. India’s New Prime Minister Promises to Look at Teesta Water-Sharing Agreement

    28 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s newly elected Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, who took office this week, has agreed to look into the long-awaited Teesta River water-sharing agreement with neighboring Bangladesh. “The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/28/2014 - 10:21

  8. India's New PM May Sign Teesta Agreement with Bangladesh

    23 May 2014- 10:25 by Local Press Report DHAKA Mid-Day Narendra Modi, India's next prime minister, may sign the Teesta water sharing agreement with Bangladesh which his predecessor Manmohan Singh wanted to sign but could not because of opposition ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2014 - 10:25

  9. Bangladesh Losses $644 Million from Upstream Water Withdrawals

    6 May 2014- 10:15 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Financial Express Withdrawal of water from common rivers by setting up dams in the upstream areas causes a loss of about $644 million USD to Bangladesh each year, according to water experts. " ...

    Local Press Report - 05/06/2014 - 10:15

  10. Bangladesh Urges New SAARC Secretary General to Promote Water Equity

    29 Apr 2014- 09:33 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Daily Star Dhaka has urged Saarc secretary general to pursue regional cooperation on the issue of common rivers, since Bangladesh suffers badly for insufficient water during dry season. The call was made ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2014 - 09:33

  11. Bangladeshi Opposition Protests Government’s Failure to Reach Teesta Water-Sharing Deal With India

    22 Apr 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), the political party in opposition to the current ruling Awami League, held a rally this week to protest the current government’s failure to reach a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2014 - 10:10

  12. Bangladesh Needs More Support Against Climate Change: WFP

    10 Apr 2014- 09:47 by Local Press Report DHAKA Thomson Reuters Foundation The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Ambassadors of the Kingdoms of the Netherlands and Norway this week reviewed programmes aimed at improving resilience to ...

    Local Press Report - 04/10/2014 - 09:47

  13. Bangladeshi Authority to Implement Water Sustainability Project

    3 Apr 2014- 10:18 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Financial Express Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has taken a project to develop an environmentally sustainable water supply system. Under the "Dhaka Environmentally Sustainable Water ...

    Local Press Report - 04/03/2014 - 10:18

  14. UN, SIWI Mark World Water Day With Award Announcements; Singapore's NEWater, Harvard Professor Are Honorees

    21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan/STOCKHOLM, Sweden The United Nations Water (UN-Water) program and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) marked this year's World Water Day by announcing winners of major awards ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2014 - 10:12

  15. Bangladesh Needs $5 Billion to Adapt to Climate Change: UN Official

    13 Mar 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BONN, Germany Bangladesh, one of the nations expected to be most affected by climate change, will need to invest $5 billion USD over the next five years to adapt to current effects of climate change, according ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/13/2014 - 10:00

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