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  • 1 Jul 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report DHAKA Dhaka Tribune The World Bank has announced it will provide nearly half-a-billion dollars in grant-based support to help Bangladesh address the needs of the Rohingya refugees in areas such as: health, education, water and sanitation, disaster risk
  • 30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Economic Times A UN report released on Sunday reported that 30 per cent of the 4,370 manual pumps installed are in poor condition and 36 per cent of the 24,773 latrines were about to overflow in southeastern Bangladesh where some 750,000 Rohingya
  • 19 Sep 2017- 09:49 by Local Press Report DHAKA teleSUR For Rohingya muslims fleeing to safety from the violence in Myanmar, torrential downpours are now adding to their plight. Heavy rains are causing more upheaval,with refugees living in flooded temporary shelters, many of which are located in
  • 16 Jun 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh’s Water Resources Minister, Anisul Islam Mahmud, said this week that the government was hopeful that an agreement with India on sharing the Teesta River’s waters would be signed soon, “on the basis of equity, logic and
  • 28 Aug 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladeshi environmental groups this week held protests against a planned river-linking project on trans-boundary waterways in northeastern India. Delegates at a conference arranged by environmental groups the Bangladesh Poribesh
  • 2 Jun 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India and Bangladesh will not be signing a water-sharing agreement for the Teesta River during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official visit to Dhaka next week, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on May 31st.
  • 24 Feb 2015- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of India’s West Bengal state, this week assured Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikha Hasina that an agreement would soon be reached on sharing the waters of the trans-boundary Teesta River. Banerjee
  • 20 Feb 2015- 10:51 by Local Press Report DHAKA ZeeNews West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will arrive here on Thursday on a three-day visit to strengthen ties between Bangladesh and her state, raising hopes of a breakthrough in the settlement of Teesta water sharing pact and ratification of
  • 19 Feb 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Developing river basin management plans across all riparian states will be crucial to addressing growing water problems in the Himalayan region, experts said during a conference on water-sharing, held in Dhaka this week. “Without such
  • 17 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh A Bangladeshi parliamentary committee this week expressed concern over neighboring India’s plans to expedite a river interlinking project. The standing committee on the Ministry of Water Resources, or Jatiya Sangsad committee, urged
  • 11 Jul 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh India’s new government must complete the Teesta River water-sharing agreement and the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) if it wants to show it is serious about maintaining good relations with Bangladesh, the Bangladeshi envoy to India said
  • 25 Jun 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh India's new Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, arrived in Bangladesh this week for a three-day visit that is expected to include talks on sharing the Teesta River’s waters, as well as other border issues. “This is Ms.
  • 2 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Less than a week after newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed to look into the long-awaited Teesta River water-sharing agreement with Bangladesh, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on the Indian
  • 28 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s newly elected Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, who took office this week, has agreed to look into the long-awaited Teesta River water-sharing agreement with neighboring Bangladesh. “The issue of Teesta came up during talks between
  • 23 May 2014- 10:25 by Local Press Report DHAKA Mid-Day Narendra Modi, India's next prime minister, may sign the Teesta water sharing agreement with Bangladesh which his predecessor Manmohan Singh wanted to sign but could not because of opposition from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

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