Water Diplomat News Logo
Water Diplomat Logo
Water Diplomat News Logo


Search results

Displaying 1 - 10 of 84

  1. India Concerned Over Bangladesh's Mega Project on the Ganges

    19 Mar 2015- 10:34 by Local Press Report DHAKA, Bangladesh Prothom Alo Water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud expressed concern on Wednesday over a mega project to be undertaken by Bangladesh for construction of a barrage in the Padma (Ganges) river ...

    Local Press Report - 03/19/2015 - 10:34

  2. Japanese Technology to Help Alert South Asia of Floods

    26 Jan 2015- 11:03 by Local Press Report TOKYO Bangalore Mirror A sophisticated flood forecast model developed by Japanese scientists will enhance early warnings and help mitigate the impact of climate change in the flood-ravaged trans-boundary river basi ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2015 - 11:03

  3. Indian Environment Minister Announces Cauvery River Clean Up

    4 Dec 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Indian Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar announced this week that the Cauvery River will be the next major river to be targeted under Prime Minister Narendra M ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2014 - 10:00

  4. Indian Government Launches Initiatives to Clean Ganges River

    28 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Indian government on October 27th announced several new measures to clean up the Ganges River, as part of newly-elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s extensive, multi-billion-dollar Clean ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2014 - 10:46

  5. Localized Climate Behaviors Explain Karakoram Glacier Strength: Study

    24 Oct 2014- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRINCETON, NJ, United States Localized climate patterns have kept the Karakoram glaciers in the Himalayas cold during increasingly hotter summers, allowing them to remain stable and even increase in mass even ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2014 - 11:29

  6. India Faces Delay in Completing Irrigation Projects

    15 Jul 2014- 10:25 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Times of India A total of 163 large and medium irrigation projects are delayed, the Rajya Sabha was told on Monday. In a reply to a question, minister of state for water resources, river development and G ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2014 - 10:25

  7. Nepal's President Helps Clean Up River

    28 Apr 2014- 09:47 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Free Press Journal Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav was among the thousands who Sunday took part in an event here to mark 50 weeks of cleaning the Bagmati river that joins the Ganges in India. More than 1, ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2014 - 09:47

  8. Water in Half of India’s Major Rivers Unfit for Drinking

    20 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The water in about half of India's 445 rivers is unfit for human consumption because almost all major Indian cities discharge domestic wastewater, most of it untreated, into these waterwa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2013 - 09:17

  9. Melting Glaciers Could Help Meet South Asia's Water Needs

    6 Aug 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent UTRECHT, The Netherlands Accelerated melting of Himalayan glaciers – a result of global climate change – will allow the watersheds of the Ganges and Indus rivers to supply enough water to meet the region’s incr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2013 - 10:08

  10. Indian Floods Called a Man-Made Disaster

    28 Jun 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DEHRADUN, India Torrential rains last week that caused the Ganges River to flood and create landslides in northern India’s Uttarakhand state washed away thousands of homes, with a death toll that could go well ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/28/2013 - 10:03

  11. India, Bangladesh Should Adopt Integrated Approach to Regional Flooding

    5 Jun 2013- 09:48 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Assam Tribune With India and Bangladesh bearing the brunt of floods annually, a consequence of their location in the world's second-largest river basin, experts in both the countries are stressing on ...

    Local Press Report - 06/05/2013 - 09:48

  12. India Seeks Alliance With Neighbors on Common Rivers

    Representatives from India, Bhutan and Bangladesh gathered this week for the first working group on water resources and hydropower in the Brahmaputra and Ganges river basins. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/19/2013 - 10:28

  13. India, Nepal, Bangladesh Cooperate on Ganges Management


    Local Press Report - 04/16/2013 - 10:06

  14. Asian, European Experts to Discuss Water Resource Management


    Local Press Report - 03/20/2013 - 10:06

  15. Hindus Support Green Ganges Pilgrimage Project


    Local Press Report - 01/22/2013 - 10:07