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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Nepal Would Welcome More Japan Hydro Investment

    28 Jan 2019- 09:35 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun, has urged the Japanese government to increase investment in the energy and hydropower sector. During a meeting with ...

    Local Press Report - 01/28/2019 - 09:35

  4. Talks Expected After Italian Contractor Accused Of Abandoning Nepal Drinking Water Project

    4 Jan 2019- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The future of the disrupted Melamchi Water Supply Project, a tunnel that diverts water to Sundarijal in Kathmandu from the Melamchi River in Sindhupalchok will be discussed in talks between the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/04/2019 - 09:09

  5. Nepal And WWF Create Artificial Wetland

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report RAMAULI The Kathmandu Post An artificial wetland is being developed at Ramauli Pratappur of Parsa National Park to conserve wildlife. The park authority and Tarai Arc Landscape (TAL) Programme of the World Wildlife ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  6. Nepal: Dry Season Inflicts Water Crisis on Communities

    17 Apr 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report DHARAN The Himalayan Times The residents of Dharan in Sunsari are reeling under acute drinking water crisis. The locals face water crisis every year after water sources in Sardukhardu and Tamakham go dry with the b ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2018 - 09:14

  7. Kathmandu: Water Tourism Increases Despite Environmental Challenges

    4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kathmandu Post Tourist arrivals in hotels and resorts on the banks of Sunkoshi and Bhotekoshi rivers have increased due to the beginning of the summer season. The increased tourist movement has also booste ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2018 - 11:02

  8. Nepal Initiates 7 Drinking Water Projects

    4 Oct 2017- 09:16 by Local Press Report TEHRATHUM The Himalayan Times Construction of seven drinking water projects has been initiated simultaneously in Tehrathum, a hilly district in the Province 1 of eastern Nepal. The projects are supported by the Rura ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2017 - 09:16

  9. Disease Concern After Record Floods Hit South East Asia

    24 Aug 2017- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States More than 1,000 people have been killed in the current monsoon-related floods hitting countries in South East Asia which have affected up to 24 million individuals. Rescue teams are ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2017 - 08:04

  10. Minister Calls for Local Government Initiatives

    16 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kathmandu Post Sustainable development plans sought. Access Investment Policy Reputational Risk Scarcity Social Issues Water Quality Kathmandu Asia Nepal Bidya Sundar Shakya Gita Satyal Mahendra Yadav ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2017 - 11:16

  11. Nepal: Elephants to the Rescue

    14 Aug 2017- 08:27 by Local Press Report SAURAHA BBC News Torrential rains have killed at least 49 people, thousands made homeless. Climate Disasters Ecosystems Social Issues Water Quality Sauraha Asia Nepal ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2017 - 11:15

  12. Oxfam Launches Transboundary Water Management Program

    31 May 2017- 11:38 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times Oxfam has launched a five-year program to promote improved policies and practices that protect the rights of communities along the Ganges, the Brahmaputra-Meghna and the Salween river ...

    Local Press Report - 05/31/2017 - 11:38

  13. 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. Thei ...

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

  14. 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 m ...

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

  15. 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 busin ...

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

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