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  1. 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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2016 - 09:59

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. International Toilet Festival Highlights Sanitation Issues in Asia

    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. World Water Congress: Dr. David Molden Looks Forward to Scotland

    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

  8. India, Bhutan Sign Another Hydropower Agreement

    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. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/30/2014 - 10:01

  9. India, Bhutan Sign Hydropower Agreement

    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

  10. South Asia Aims to Become Open Defecation Free by 2023

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2013 - 10:03

  11. Nepal Government Declares First Open Defecation Free District

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2013 - 10:07

  12. Nepalese Politicians Pledge to Promote Sanitation Activities

    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

  13. Bangladesh Proposes Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin Water-Sharing Deal

    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

  14. Bhutan Plans to Drastically Increase Hydropower Output by 2020

    9 Jul 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THIMPHU, Bhutan The small Himalayan nation of Bhutan, which is already generating enough electricity to supply almost every citizen with power as well as exporting it to neighboring India, plans to have ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2013 - 09:39

  15. India Seeks Alliance With Neighbors on Common Rivers

    Representatives from India, Bhutan and Bangladesh gathered this week for the first working group on water resources and hydropower in the Brahmaputra and Ganges river basins. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/19/2013 - 10:28

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