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11 Jun 2019- 12:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced approval of $90 Million USD loan participation in the $650 Million USD Upper Trishuli-1 Hydropower Project. The commitment is AIIB’s ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2019 - 12:31
Climate Change Threatens Loss of Two-thirds Of Hindu Kush Himalaya Glaciers, 1.65 Billion People Live In Downstream Valleys
5 Feb 2019- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A new report commissioned by the eight countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan, warns that current levels ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2019 - 12:37
31 May 2017- 11:38 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times Oxfam has launched a five-year program to promote improved policies and practices that protect the rights of communities along the Ganges, the Brahmaputra-Meghna and the Salween river ...
Local Press Report - 05/31/2017 - 11:38
6 Oct 2016- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France The European Union, Canada, Nepal and India formally ratified the COP21 Paris climate accord deal this week, meaning that 73 nations accounting for nearly 57% of the world’s greenhouse gas em ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 09:34
18 Mar 2016- 08:58 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kathmandu Post Inaugurating an annual Nepal National Water Week on Thursday, the government has prepared a water resources master plan incorporating sustainable management of water resources of Nepal, acc ...
Local Press Report - 03/18/2016 - 08:58
OOSKAnews Voices: Feeling the Power of Climate Change: What Is Green Hydropower in a Shifting Climate?
3 Mar 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a g ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2016 - 09:59
1 May 2015- 08:56 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU International Water Power and Dam Construction Concerns have been raised that hydropower plants in Nepal may have been badly affected by the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake which hit the country at th ...
Local Press Report - 05/01/2015 - 08:56
27 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend has killed over 3,700 people and left survivors in urgent need of water, food items and shelter, according to aid workers. Electric ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2015 - 10:22
17 Feb 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Energy Business Review The Nepal Industrial Promotion Board (IPB) has approved the development of hydropower projects in the county. The proposal to develop 92% FDI-funded 65MW Kaligandaki Upper hydro pro ...
Local Press Report - 02/17/2015 - 10:30
13 Jan 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s massive river-linking plans include connecting the Yamuna River in northern India to the Sharda River in Nepal, according to Indian federal Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti. Thi ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2015 - 11:03
5 Jan 2015- 10:15 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU eKantipur Amid controversy over the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority’s (CIAA) direction to scrap licences of hydropower projects, the Ministry of Energy (MoE) is doing what the anti-graft ...
Local Press Report - 01/05/2015 - 10:15
4 Dec 2014- 09:50 by Local Press Report MUMBAI Exim Bank of India Export-Import Bank of India [Exim Bank] has, at the behest of Government of India, extended a Line of Credit [LOC] of USD 1 billion to the Government of Nepal for financing Hydropower, Irri ...
Local Press Report - 12/04/2014 - 09:50
25 Nov 2014- 10:08 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Reuters Nepal has given an Indian company permission to build a 900 megawatt hydropower plant, government officials said on Monday, as the Himalayan state looks to ease chronic energy shortages by opening ...
Local Press Report - 11/25/2014 - 10:08
7 Nov 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2014 - 10:31
25 Sep 2014- 10:52 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Indian Republic In a very significant development in the power cooperation sector, Nepal and India have agreed to develop the much touted bi-national Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project and endorsed the ...
Local Press Report - 09/25/2014 - 10:52