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  • 29 Oct 2018- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PASIGHAT, India Students in India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh held a protest rally October 24 to demand a water treaty with China in response to recent geological river disasters in China which threatened flooding of downstream
  • 6 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on October 6th announced a five-year project that will use satellite imagery to combat flooding and other
  • 22 Sep 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Assam Governor Shiv Charan Mathur on September 16 suggested creation of a mega national grid for diverting water of the Brahmaputra River through a pipeline to supply other water-deficient Indian states. Mathur's proposal was made
  • 8 Sep 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, PATNA India's eastern state of Bihar, which has been flooded by the swollen Kosi river, is destined to face the disaster year after year unless high dams are constructed in the upper reaches of at least three rivers, Kosi, Kamla and Bagmati,
  • 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,
  • 1 Oct 2007- 20:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal- Cross-border water distribution, utilization, management and irrigation and hydro-electric power projects are defining interstate relations in South Asia. A series of bilateral agreements are in pace to try to resolve any differences
  • 10 Sep 2007- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent dhaka, Bangladesh — The Indian government is preparing to seek international funds for a river-linking project to divert vast quantities of water from three major transboundary river systems, despite widespread concern over the effects on the ecology