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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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Disease Concern After Record Floods Hit South East Asia

    24 Aug 2017- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States More than 1,000 people have been killed in the current monsoon-related floods hitting countries in South East Asia which have affected up to 24 million individuals. Rescue teams are ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2017 - 08:04

  8. Nepal: Elephants to the Rescue

    14 Aug 2017- 08:27 by Local Press Report SAURAHA BBC News Torrential rains have killed at least 49 people, thousands made homeless. Climate Disasters Ecosystems Social Issues Water Quality Sauraha Asia Nepal ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2017 - 11:15

  9. 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

  10. Nepal Lake Drainage Program to be Expanded

    1 Nov 2016- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Following completion of the 6 month project to drain Nepal’s Lake Imja, Top Khatri, the project's manager with the country’s Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said that the proce ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2016 - 07:27

  11. Water Drained from Nepal's Imja Lake

    24 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalaya Times The government has successfully drained out water from Imja Lake in Solukhumbu to safe levels, reducing the water level by 3.5 metres within five months in bid to save the downstream vi ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2016 - 08:21

  12. Trigger Happy COP

    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

  13. Kalikot Projects in Disrepair

    18 Aug 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report KALIKOT The Kathmandu Post Out of 400 drinking water projects in Kalikot, only 18 percent of them are in working order. Most projects have been cut off from their water sources due to floods and landslides. As a re ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2016 - 09:33

  14. 102 People Have Died in Water-Related Disasters in Nepal in Past Week

    2 Aug 2016- 08:48 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kathmandu Post The Home Ministry has said that a total of 102 people lost their life to water-induced disasters that occurred in different parts of the country since July 25. Home Minister Bhim Bahadur Raw ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2016 - 08:48

  15. Nepali Army Drains One Meter of Water From Glacial Lake

    24 Jun 2016- 09:02 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Himalayan Times The Nepali Army has drained one metre of water from Imja Glacier Lake in Solukhumbu in three weeks under the 7.2 million dollar Community Based Flood and Glacial Lake Outburst Risk Reducti ...

    Local Press Report - 06/24/2016 - 09:02

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