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  1. A United Eight-country Voice For Hindu Kush Himalayan Ecosystems

    18 Nov 2020- 06:44 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Third Pole The Hindu Kush Himalayas may finally get a united eight-country voice to safeguard its ecosystem, if the governments of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pak ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2020 - 06:44

  2. Nepali Banks Win Legal Battle With Melamchi Drinking Water Project Contractor

    9 Nov 2020- 06:50 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Kathmandu Post Two Nepali banks have won the legal battle in China for the recovery of frozen bank guarantee amounts, paving the way for them to get back an amount equivalent to Rs1.78 billion. Overtur ...

    Local Press Report - 11/09/2020 - 06:50

  3. Himalaya Are Icy Frontier In New Cold War

    3 Nov 2020- 06:43 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Nepali Times For centuries, the Himalaya served as any icy frontier between empires, but even though because of connectivity it is no longer a barrier, the world’s highest mountain range has become a clima ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2020 - 06:59

  4. Nepal Advances Investment Plan For Water Diversion Project

    29 Jul 2020- 12:47 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times The government has finalised the investment modality of the Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose (Irrigation/ Hydropower) Project. The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 12:47

  5. Water's Role In Nepal-India Border Dispute

    25 Jun 2020- 11:26 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU WION Nepal has stopped the Bihar government from carrying out embankment-related work on the border and has laid the claim over the land as part of its territory. It comes days after Nepal's National ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 11:26

  6. Possible Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Inundates Pakistan Valley

    25 Jun 2020- 11:31 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Third Pole A lake near the Machuhar glacier had burst its banks on May 30, causing a flood that submerged farms, the local power plant and part of the Karakoram Highway in the Hunza Valley, high up in ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2020 - 11:19

  7. Confusing Water Governance System Encumbers Revival Of Tinau River

    16 Apr 2020- 05:46 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Third Pole As Nepal struggles to manage the country’s many rivers, it finds that its new federal system under the Constitution promulgated in 2015 provides more confusion than help. Unfortunately, [th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/16/2020 - 05:46

  8. Holistic Approach Required To Secure Safe Water Supply In Himalayan Towns

    5 Mar 2020- 08:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat KATHMANDU, Nepal A new study covering 13 towns across four countries in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region shows that Himalayan towns are facing increased water insecurity as a consequence of inadequate urban ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:13

  9. Climate Change May Trigger More Landslides In China, Tibet, Nepal

    12 Feb 2020- 12:03 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kharbarhub More frequent and intense rainfall events due to climate change could cause more landslides in Nepal, according to the first quantitative study of the link between precipitation and landslides ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:27

  10. How The "Sand Mafia" Operates In Nepal, India Rivers

    14 Oct 2019- 07:30 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Third Pole Sand is a limited resource and the most mined mineral in the world in terms of volume and yet, its presence is taken for granted. As a result of the modernisation and growing urbanisation a ...

    Local Press Report - 10/14/2019 - 07:30

  11. Local Protests On Global Climate And Water Issues- Nepal

    9 Oct 2019- 08:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal   OOSKAnews' Special Youth Correspondent in Nepal, 19 year-old Warren Sangay, has contribute this article with accompanying photography on young peoples' climate change protests in Ka ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2019 - 08:35

  12. Water Diplomacy Talks-- Sundeep Waslekar, President, Strategic Foresight Group

    3 Oct 2019- 05:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat Kathmandu, Nepal Sundeep Waslekar, President of Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. Strategic Foresight Group is ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:23

  13. Monsoon Continues To Wreak Havoc In South Asia

    28 Jul 2019- 05:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India More than 25 million people in South Asia have been affectedby recent torrrential monsoon rains, with at least 500,000 displaced and at least 600 reported dead in monsoon-related incidents across ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2019 - 11:14

  14. Deadly Monsoon Downpours Cause Mass Displacement In Nepal, India, Pakistan Bangladesh, Myanmar

    16 Jul 2019- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India Monsoon rainfall has caused and mudslides across parts of Nepal, northern India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar in recent days causing more than 100 deaths, and mass evacuations. UN chief An ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:22

  15. Nepal Warns Downstream Nations Of Anticipated High River Flow

    12 Jul 2019- 10:46 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Asian Age In the wake of relentless rainfall in the region, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology of Nepal on Friday issued warning pertaining to the rising levels of water in the rivers situated on ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:46