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Climate Change Threatens Loss of Two-thirds Of Hindu Kush Himalaya Glaciers, 1.65 Billion People Live In Downstream Valleys
5 Feb 2019- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A new report commissioned by the eight countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan, warns that current levels ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2019 - 12:37
29 Oct 2018- 10:29 by Local Press Report TRASHIGANG Kuensel Online In an effort to deliver uninterrupted, clean and safe drinking water to the town residents, works to substitute the existing water distribution network is going on in Trashigang. The dzong ...
Local Press Report - 10/29/2018 - 10:29
OOSKAnews Voices: Feeling the Power of Climate Change: What Is Green Hydropower in a Shifting Climate?
3 Mar 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a g ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2016 - 09:59
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
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
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
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-shar ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2015 - 10:39
18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The International Toilet Festival, being held in India this week, will bring together representatives from seven Asian nations-- India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Laos, Vietnam and Afghanistan- ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2014 - 10:20
7 Nov 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2014 - 10:31
30 May 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI India TV India has agreed to build four new joint venture hydropower projects in Bhutan as the two governments agreed to closely coordinate on issues relating to their national security and interests. Pri ...
Local Press Report - 05/30/2014 - 10:01
23 Apr 2014- 10:22 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Deccan Herald India and Bhutan on Tuesday signed an agreement for construction of four more hydroelectric projects (HEP) by joint ventures of the public sector undertakings of the two countries. The four ...
Local Press Report - 04/23/2014 - 10:22
29 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal At the fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN), which concluded on in Kathmandu, on October 24, governments from eight South Asian countries committed themselves to becoming an op ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2013 - 10:03
9 Sep 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The government of Nepal announced this week that it plans to declare Bhaktapur the first Open Defecation Free (ODF) district inside the Kathmandu Valley. The official declaration will be made o ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2013 - 10:07
31 Jul 2013- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepalese political leaders pledged to incorporate drinking water and sanitation issues into their parties’ political agendas for the nation’s upcoming Constituent Assembly elections. They were ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/31/2013 - 10:11
30 Jul 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni has proposed a water-sharing agreement that would include the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna river basins. The minister proposed the common basin approach ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2013 - 10:00