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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Everest Crap Mounts

    25 Jun 2019- 10:50 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU London Evening Standard Human waste left by a record number of mountaineers crowding Mount Everest this climbing season threatens to contaminate drinking water for local communities, campaigners have said ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2019 - 10:50

  10. AIIB Commits To First Investment In Nepal

    11 Jun 2019- 12:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced approval of $90 Million USD loan participation in the $650 Million USD Upper Trishuli-1 Hydropower Project. The commitment is AIIB’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2019 - 12:31

  11. Women's Forum Launches Drinking Water Program In Nepal

    10 May 2019- 07:22 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times The South Asian Women Development Forum (SAWDF), in partnership with Tata Project Ltd of India, today launched a project named ‘Creating women-run enterprises for marketing safe drinki ...

    Local Press Report - 05/11/2019 - 09:08

  12. ADB Committed To Completion Of Troubled Nepal Drinking Water Project

    8 May 2019- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has confirmed its commitment to completing the Melamchi Drinking Water Project in the Kathmandu valley in central Nepal, extending the completion deadline da ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/08/2019 - 07:52

  13. Melting Glaciers Expose Everest Mountaineer Corpses

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU BBC News Expedition operators are concerned at the number of climbers' bodies that are becoming exposed on Mount Everest as its glaciers melt. Nearly 300 mountaineers have died on the peak since the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2019 - 10:38

  14. 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

  15. Rice Intensification System Doubles Yields In Nepal

    31 Jan 2019- 09:23 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU National Public Radio (NPR) Farmers using the system of rice intensification (SRI) in Nepal have consistently doubled their yields, according to Rajendra Uprety, a senior agriculture extension officer in ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2019 - 09:23