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  • The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) this week signed $1.3 billion USD worth of funding agreements with the Bahraini government. The funds will be earmarked for development projects, mainly water, sanitation and energy projects.
  • 12 Apr 2011- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at an event in New Delhi on April 2 raised concerns over the loss of Tibet’s glaciers, often referred to as Earth’s “Third Pole” because of the large number of ice fields located there.  The
  • 11 Jan 2011- 15:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Controversial cables released by non-profit media organization WikiLeaks last month include warnings from intelligence personnel on the effects of climate change on water levels in Asia’s Himalayan region. The first cable dealt with the
  • 13 Dec 2010- 23:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian water infrastructure company VA Tech Wabag and Japan's Sumitomo Corporation signed an agreement to partner for large water infrastructure projects. The alliance will allow Sumitomo to boost its global water infrastructure
  • 24 Mar 2008- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India — World Water Day events across the globe last weekend raised the specter of 1.1 billion people worldwide who lack access to safe drinking water, and called for more government and donor investment in water and sanitation provision. Wth
  • 22 Oct 2007- 21:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India — India and China, already involved in a long-standing boundary dispute, could become embroiled in a row over water if China goes ahead with a major dam project. The 2,906-kilometer-long Brahmaputra River, known in China as the Tsangpo,