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  1. Farakka Barrage Key Actor in Bangladesh’s Water Crisis?

    12 Feb 2018- 15:11 by Local Press Report DHAKA Dhaka Tribune Farakka Barrage, built across the Ganges River in India, is the key cause of the water crisis inside Bangladesh, said Prof Imtiaz Ahmed from the department of International Relations at Dhaka Un ...

    Local Press Report - 02/12/2018 - 15:50

  2. New Water Collaborations Between Scotland and India

    13 Dec 2017- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland The Government of Scotland is to sign an MoU with partners in India underpinning Scotland’s commitment to collaborate with India on certain water challenges, particularly related to the Gan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/13/2017 - 08:47

  3. India Roundup: China Criticized over Info-block, Brahmaputra Treaty Urged, India and US “Sabotage” Indus Treaty?, Dam Protest Violence Warning, Kerala/Tamil Nadu, Karnataka/Telangana, Sustainable Sugar Initiative and More

    18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States India Criticizes China Over Block on Info At a time when major rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate due to heavy rain, lack of information from China on water inflow from the Pareechu riv ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/18/2017 - 13:09

  4. When Modi Met Bibi

    6 Jul 2017- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel India and Israel this week announced an upgrade in the nations’ relationship to a “strategic partnership”. The new understanding was announced during a highly anticipated visit to Israel this w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/06/2017 - 11:42

  5. Mega-Dams Push Scarcity Downstream

    19 Jun 2017- 06:05 by Local Press Report AMSTERDAM New Scientist Almost a quarter of the global population experiences significant decreases in water availability through human interventions on rivers, says Ted Veldkamp at Vrije University in Amsterdam, t ...

    Local Press Report - 06/19/2017 - 06:05

  6. Farakka Barrage Value Assessed

    15 Sep 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report KOLKATA The Third Pole Why the controversial barrage was built on the Ganga just upstream of the India-Bangladesh border, and what the construction has led to. Access Ecosystems Innovation, Infrastructure & Tec ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2016 - 08:26

  7. Indian Water Minister Launches $60 Million Worth of Sewage Projects Under Clean Ganges Program

    25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti has announced $60 million USD worth of projects under the country’s Namami Gange (Clean Ganges) initiative. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2016 - 10:54

  8. India Makes Another Attempt to Clean the Ganges, With Jail Threat for Polluters

    15 Jul 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARIDWAR, India The Indian government has launched another major effort to clean the Ganges River, this time in the city of Haridwar, warning factory owners in the area that they could face prison terms if the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 10:45

  9. India to Start Massive Project to Divert Ganges, Brahmaputra Rivers

    19 May 2016- 08:37 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Guardian India is set to start work on a massive, unprecedented river diversion programme, which will channel water away from the north and west of the country to drought-prone areas in the east and s ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2016 - 09:04

  10. Water Scarcity and Climate Change in Asia

    16 May 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE In a forum at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore earlier this month, Kwanten Polytechnic University Professor Ross Pink offered his insights on key water issues in India and China, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2016 - 10:28

  11. UNEP Report Highlights Dam-Building as Source of Geopolitical Risk in Trans-boundary River Basins

    4 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States A new assessment of the world’s trans-boundary river basins by the United Nations Environmental Group (UNEP) has identified “hotspots” for potential conflict in the next 15 to 30 ye ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 11:31

  12. Israel Seeks to Partner With India on Irrigation, Ganges Clean-Up

    1 Apr 2016- 08:38 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Economic Times Israel today expressed keen interest in joining hands with India for irrigation and other water-related projects as well as for Clean Ganga project. Israel has been named as 'country pa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2016 - 08:38

  13. Ken-Betwa River-Linking Project an Ecological Disaster, Says India’s National Wildlife Board

    23 Mar 2016- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The $1.18 billion USD Ken-Betwa river linking project-- which aims to irrigate 600,000 hectares of land and provide drinking water to 1.34 million people in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2016 - 10:39

  14. India to Build 20 Water Recycling Plants Along the Ganges

    18 Mar 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India plans to build 20 water recycling plants along the Ganges River in order to treat all sewage before it enters the water body, Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2016 - 10:32

  15. Diversion of Ganges Water Must Be Halted to Curb Pollution: Ministry

    29 Jan 2016- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India To address pollution of the Ganges, India’s federal Water Resources Ministry has asked the Prime Minister’s office to halt any new projects that will obstruct the natural flow of the river. Wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2016 - 10:24

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