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  1. Monsoon Continues To Wreak Havoc In South Asia

    28 Jul 2019- 05:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India More than 25 million people in South Asia have been affectedby recent torrrential monsoon rains, with at least 500,000 displaced and at least 600 reported dead in monsoon-related incidents across ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2019 - 11:14

  2. Deadly Monsoon Downpours Cause Mass Displacement In Nepal, India, Pakistan Bangladesh, Myanmar

    16 Jul 2019- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India Monsoon rainfall has caused and mudslides across parts of Nepal, northern India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar in recent days causing more than 100 deaths, and mass evacuations. UN chief An ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:22

  3. Nepal Warns Downstream Nations Of Anticipated High River Flow

    12 Jul 2019- 10:46 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Asian Age In the wake of relentless rainfall in the region, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology of Nepal on Friday issued warning pertaining to the rising levels of water in the rivers situated on ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:46

  4. Everest Crap Mounts

    25 Jun 2019- 10:50 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU London Evening Standard Human waste left by a record number of mountaineers crowding Mount Everest this climbing season threatens to contaminate drinking water for local communities, campaigners have said ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2019 - 10:50

  5. AIIB Commits To First Investment In Nepal

    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

  6. Women's Forum Launches Drinking Water Program In Nepal

    10 May 2019- 07:22 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times The South Asian Women Development Forum (SAWDF), in partnership with Tata Project Ltd of India, today launched a project named ‘Creating women-run enterprises for marketing safe drinki ...

    Local Press Report - 05/11/2019 - 09:08

  7. ADB Committed To Completion Of Troubled Nepal Drinking Water Project

    8 May 2019- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has confirmed its commitment to completing the Melamchi Drinking Water Project in the Kathmandu valley in central Nepal, extending the completion deadline da ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/08/2019 - 07:52

  8. Melting Glaciers Expose Everest Mountaineer Corpses

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU BBC News Expedition operators are concerned at the number of climbers' bodies that are becoming exposed on Mount Everest as its glaciers melt. Nearly 300 mountaineers have died on the peak since the ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2019 - 10:38

  9. 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

  10. Rice Intensification System Doubles Yields In Nepal

    31 Jan 2019- 09:23 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU National Public Radio (NPR) Farmers using the system of rice intensification (SRI) in Nepal have consistently doubled their yields, according to Rajendra Uprety, a senior agriculture extension officer in ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2019 - 09:23

  11. Nepal Would Welcome More Japan Hydro Investment

    28 Jan 2019- 09:35 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun, has urged the Japanese government to increase investment in the energy and hydropower sector. During a meeting with ...

    Local Press Report - 01/28/2019 - 09:35

  12. Talks Expected After Italian Contractor Accused Of Abandoning Nepal Drinking Water Project

    4 Jan 2019- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The future of the disrupted Melamchi Water Supply Project, a tunnel that diverts water to Sundarijal in Kathmandu from the Melamchi River in Sindhupalchok will be discussed in talks between the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/04/2019 - 09:09

  13. Nepal And WWF Create Artificial Wetland

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report RAMAULI The Kathmandu Post An artificial wetland is being developed at Ramauli Pratappur of Parsa National Park to conserve wildlife. The park authority and Tarai Arc Landscape (TAL) Programme of the World Wildlife ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

  14. Nepal: Dry Season Inflicts Water Crisis on Communities

    17 Apr 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report DHARAN The Himalayan Times The residents of Dharan in Sunsari are reeling under acute drinking water crisis. The locals face water crisis every year after water sources in Sardukhardu and Tamakham go dry with the b ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2018 - 09:14

  15. Kathmandu: Water Tourism Increases Despite Environmental Challenges

    4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kathmandu Post Tourist arrivals in hotels and resorts on the banks of Sunkoshi and Bhotekoshi rivers have increased due to the beginning of the summer season. The increased tourist movement has also booste ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2018 - 11:02

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