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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Minister Calls for Local Government Initiatives

    16 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kathmandu Post Sustainable development plans sought. Access Investment Policy Reputational Risk Scarcity Social Issues Water Quality Kathmandu Asia Nepal Bidya Sundar Shakya Gita Satyal Mahendra Yadav ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2017 - 11:16

  12. Oxfam Launches Transboundary Water Management Program

    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

  13. Scientists Study Himalayas Permafrost

    13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Times of India In the hottest-ever year of 2016, a team of top climatologists began research in the Indian Himalayas, one of the coldest regions in the world, believing it won't remain the same. Thei ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2017 - 08:37

  14. Funding For Pipeline Repair Sought

    7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Kathmandu Post Expressing concern over the pipelines damaged due to the ongoing road expansion drive, the Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation (MoWSS) has sought Rs 310 million to repair them. The m ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2017 - 09:58

  15. Water Tankers: Business Licenses Compulsory

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times In a bid to regulate water-supplying tankers and drinking water business, the government has introduced a directive requiring all water tankers operating in the country to acquire busin ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

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