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  1. Scientists Study Himalayas Permafrost

    13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Times of India In the hottest-ever year of 2016, a team of top climatologists began research in the Indian Himalayas, one of the coldest regions in the world, believing it won't remain the same. ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2017 - 08:37

  2. Funding For Pipeline Repair Sought

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Kathmandu Post Expressing concern over the pipelines damaged due to the ongoing road expansion drive, the Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation (MoWSS) has sought Rs 310 million to repair them. The ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2017 - 09:58

  3. Water Tankers: Business Licenses Compulsory

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times In a bid to regulate water-supplying tankers and drinking water business, the government has introduced a directive requiring all water tankers operating in the country to acquire ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  4. Students Return Home for Defecation As There is No Water in School Toilets

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report KAVRE My Republica Asked about the problem of water crisis in the school, teacher Chuda Koirala said the school has a girl-friendly toilet, but students are unable to use it due to the shortage of water. The school ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  5. Dam to Increase Flow in Bagmati River

    16 Jan 2017- 04:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times reports that the Nepal government has proposed to construct a 100 m high dam in Shivapuri Dhap to increase water flow in the Bagmati River. The High Powered Committee for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2017 - 04:20

  6. Nepal Lake Drainage Program to be Expanded

    1 Nov 2016- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Following completion of the 6 month project to drain Nepal’s Lake Imja, Top Khatri, the project's manager with the country’s Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said that the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2016 - 07:27

  7. Water Drained from Nepal's Imja Lake

    24 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalaya Times The government has successfully drained out water from Imja Lake in Solukhumbu to safe levels, reducing the water level by 3.5 metres within five months in bid to save the downstream ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2016 - 08:21

  8. Trigger Happy COP

    6 Oct 2016- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France The European Union, Canada, Nepal and India formally ratified the COP21 Paris climate accord deal this week, meaning that 73 nations accounting for nearly 57% of the world’s greenhouse gas ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 09:34

  9. Kalikot Projects in Disrepair

    18 Aug 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report KALIKOT The Kathmandu Post Out of 400 drinking water projects in Kalikot, only 18 percent of them are in working order. Most projects have been cut off from their water sources due to floods and landslides. As a ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2016 - 09:33

  10. Pokhara Faces Water Crisis After Floods

    8 Aug 2016- 10:47 by Local Press Report POKHARA Himalayan Times More than 50 per cent of supply of drinking water to Pokhara has been cut off after the water supply pipeline leading from Kaski’s Mardi river was swept away by monsoon-triggered flood. The ...

    Local Press Report - 08/08/2016 - 10:47

  11. 102 People Have Died in Water-Related Disasters in Nepal in Past Week

    2 Aug 2016- 08:48 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kathmandu Post The Home Ministry has said that a total of 102 people lost their life to water-induced disasters that occurred in different parts of the country since July 25. Home Minister Bhim Bahadur ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2016 - 08:48

  12. Nepal's Urban Drinking Water Sources Heavily Contaminated

    20 Jul 2016- 09:17 by Local Press Report DHARAN Phys.org A recent research article has found a frightening trend in the cleanliness of drinking water in urban centres of Nepal. The research, conducted in the Dharan municipality in eastern Nepal, indicated ...

    Local Press Report - 07/20/2016 - 09:17

  13. Nepal Applies to AIIB for Infrastructure Funding

    30 Jun 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report BEIJING Kathmandu Post Nepal has submitted proposals for five infrastructure projects to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for possible financing. They include two energy projects, two road projects ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2016 - 09:22

  14. Nepali Army Drains One Meter of Water From Glacial Lake

    24 Jun 2016- 09:02 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Himalayan Times The Nepali Army has drained one metre of water from Imja Glacier Lake in Solukhumbu in three weeks under the 7.2 million dollar Community Based Flood and Glacial Lake Outburst Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 06/24/2016 - 09:02

  15. Nepal to Partially Drain Glacial Lake to Prevent Floods

    6 Jun 2016- 09:07 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Hindustan Times Nepali soldiers have kicked off efforts to partially drain a giant glacial lake near Mount Everest, fearing possible flooding that could threaten the lives of thousands, an army official ...

    Local Press Report - 06/06/2016 - 09:07

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