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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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 Integrat ...

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

  13. 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 proce ...

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

  14. 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 vi ...

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

  15. 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 em ...

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

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