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India’s Tipaimukh issue not a big problem: Dhaka minister


August 10th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 10 (IANS) Bangladesh will seek talks with India to resolve the issues arising out of the latter's proposed Tipaimukh dam, and it was "not a big problem", a minister has ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi experts to visit controversial Indian dam project


June 16th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 16 (DPA) A Bangladeshi team of parliamentarians and water experts is to visit an Indian dam construction project to assess its possible ecological effects on the country, a parliamentary ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mother Nature secures Irrawaddy Dolphins


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by GD
Irrawaddy dolphins which are threatened with extinction are found thriving in Bangladesh recently. A population of 6000 dolphins has been found by the biologists. This species of dolphins, restricted to the saline ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Activists fume as World Water Forum ends without protocols


March 22nd, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 22 (DPA) Environmental activists expressed criticism Sunday with the end result of the World Water Forum, decrying a lack of binding protocols to safeguard the world's freshwater supplies. Ministers and delegation ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India to assist Nepal to upgrade food laboratories


March 6th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 6 (ANI): India has agreed to provide technical aid to Nepal for upgrading the central food laboratory and the laboratory of the Department of Standards and Meterology (DoSM). This ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Drinking water for capital: dam projects suffers from funds


October 8th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 8 (IANS) Work on a hydel project in Himachal Pradesh that is meant to provide drinking water to the national capital has been advancing at a snail's pace as the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rabble-rousers, intolerance hit Bollywood releases


August 10th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Khanna New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) As agitations hit Bollywood productions with regular frequency, the growing public intolerance is making filmmakers bleed and term the onslaughts as terrorism against creativity. High-pitched ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Himachal, Rajasthan to discuss Pong Dam oustees’ problems


June 25th, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh and the Rajasthan governments will hold discussions here July 7 to discuss the long-pending demands of Pong Dam oustees, a minister said Wednesday. Himachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Pakistan to seek inspection of Baglihar project site


May 25th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan will seek inspection of the Baglihar project site during a meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) to be held in Lahore. "We will take ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cambodia seeks billions of dollars for 14 hydropower dams


May 4th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
DPA Phnom Penh, May 4 (DPA) Cambodia is seeking private investment to build 14 new hydropower dams worth more than $3.2 billion, according to a government report obtained Sunday. The report titled Prime ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

One in three European freshwater fish facing extinction


November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin
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