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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Basin-Wide Water Management Plans Needed in Himalayas: Experts

    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-shar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/19/2015 - 10:39

  4. International Toilet Festival Highlights Sanitation Issues in Asia

    18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The International Toilet Festival, being held in India this week, will bring together representatives from seven Asian nations-- India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Laos, Vietnam and Afghanistan- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2014 - 10:20

  5. World Water Congress: Dr. David Molden Looks Forward to Scotland

    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

  6. South Asia Aims to Become Open Defecation Free by 2023

    29 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal At the fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN), which concluded on in Kathmandu, on October 24, governments from eight South Asian countries committed themselves to becoming an op ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2013 - 10:03

  7. Nepal Government Declares First Open Defecation Free District

    9 Sep 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The government of Nepal announced this week that it plans to declare Bhaktapur the first Open Defecation Free (ODF) district inside the Kathmandu Valley. The official declaration will be made o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2013 - 10:07

  8. Nepalese Politicians Pledge to Promote Sanitation Activities

    31 Jul 2013- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepalese political leaders pledged to incorporate drinking water and sanitation issues into their parties’ political agendas for the nation’s upcoming Constituent Assembly elections. They were ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/31/2013 - 10:11

  9. Bangladesh Proposes Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin Water-Sharing Deal

    30 Jul 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni has proposed a water-sharing agreement that would include the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna river basins. The minister proposed the common basin approach ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2013 - 10:00

  10. 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

  11. Bangladesh, Bhutan, India to Hold Tri-National Dialogue

    3 Apr 2013- 10:00 by Local Press Report dhaka bdnews24.com Dhaka is going to host a ‘brainstorming’ dialogue among Bangladesh, India and Bhutan this month to move forward the sub-regional connectivity and hydro power issues with Bhutan and Nepal via India ...

    Local Press Report - 04/03/2013 - 10:11

  12. South Asia Launches Regional Sanitation Campaign

    Thousands of citizens of Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka came together on March 19 to launch a regional sanitation campaign for South Asia. The launch was held in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, ahead of World Water Day celebratio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2013 - 09:53

  13. India's River Dolphins Facing Extinction

    11 Oct 2012- 09:49 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI China Dialogue The Ganga dolphin was declared India’s national aquatic animal in 2009, and the government approved a National Dolphin Action Plan in 2010 to save the highly endangered freshwater mammal. W ...

    Local Press Report - 05/30/2013 - 07:58

  14. India, Bangladesh to Meet on Tipaimukh Dam in August

    Indian and Bangladeshi experts will meet in late August to assess the impacts India’s Tipaimukh multipurpose dam project would have in Bangladesh. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/30/2012 - 10:35

  15. Indian Supreme Court Backs Massive River Inter-Link Program

    29 Feb 2012- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s Supreme Court on February 27 directed the national government to move ahead with plans to inter-link 30 major rivers in the country to prevent floods and droughts. The court also creat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:51