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  • 15 Oct 2020- 07:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank have signed a loan agreement for the second phase of the Madhya Pradesh Urban Services Improvement Project, following an original loan of $275 Million USD signed in 2017. The new $270
  • 15 Oct 2020- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India In a video conversation between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and CEO of Denmark’s Vestas Wind Systems, Henrik Andersen, Modi speculated that wind turbines could produce water out of thin air. Andersen smiles and replies that
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:26 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Hindustan Times The Jal Shakti ministry will launch a 100-day campaign under the Jal Jeevan Mission on Mahtama Gandhi’s birth anniversary on Friday to ensure safe piped water supply to schools and anganwadi centres across the country. Unveiling the
  • 3 Feb 2020- 07:59 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Bloomberg India will spend $50 billion to supply piped water to all households, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday. “Water stress related issues are now a serious concern across the country,” she said in her budget speech in
  • 11 Dec 2019- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System  to inform national planning and evidence-based
  • 3 Jul 2019- 12:08 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI NDTV Megastar-politician Rajinikanth's younger daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth deleted a former tweet and issued a clarification after she found herself in the midst of a social media controversy as a photo of hers (now deleted) appeared to irk
  • 24 Jun 2019- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The government of India says that it has begun to design its plan to provide clean drinking water to approximately 14 million households by 2024. The plan is part of the fulfilment of election campaign promises and follows the formation
  • 1 Jun 2019- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India's new government, under re-elected President Narendra Modi, has formed a new “Jal Shakti” ministry whose principal remit is to provide clean drinking water throughout India, fulfilling a campaign commitment. The new ministry
  • 19 May 2019- 12:36 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI NDTV With water storage in dams dropping to a "critical" level, the Centre has issued a "drought advisory" to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, asking them to use water judiciously. The
  • 26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Business Standard Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, has said that the government is working on four verticals to achieve the target of ODF [Open Document Format] which include fecal sludge management, rural
  • 22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment decision expected by the end of the year.
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Hindu For thousands of communities across India, the process of getting drinking water is now the same as the process of getting cash: they head to an ATM. With 82 crore people who still do not have access to piped water and 70% of water in the
  • 10 Oct 2018- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya's Council of Governors and Ministry of Water and Sanitation have intervened in the dispute between the city of Nairobi and the county of Murang'a over benefits to be derived from Ndakaini Dam (also known as Thika Dam)
  • 3 Oct 2018- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Following a protracted procurement dispute, the UK GBM Engineering Consortium has been confirmed as building contractor to Kenya's $2 Billion USD High Grand Falls Dam project on the country's Tana River. After months’ long
  • 25 Sep 2018- 10:42 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI PV Magazine India If India covers just one third of its major water reservoirs with floating solar installations, it could generate as much as 700 GW of solar power. However, it’s still early days for floating solar in the country, given the lack

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