water resources management

Chinese firm to build Sri Lanka dam

June 8th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 8 (IANS) A Chinese company has bagged the contract to build the main dam for the Moragahakanda reservoir in Sri Lanka.The Sinohydro Corporation will build the $382 million ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cabinet panel clears Monsoon Mission

April 26th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Thursday approved the implementation of the Rs.400 crore National Monsoon Mission at the Earth System Science Organisation (ESSO) to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Strategic policy vital to tap northeast resources: Experts

August 23rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) A National Brahmaputra Basin Authority, integrated water resources management and a biodiversity conservation plan... these were among the recommendations by experts at a conference on tapping ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Krishna’s trip to infuse dynamism in ties: Bangladesh

July 6th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrives in Bangladesh Tuesday on a three-day trip that is "expected to infuse fresh dynamism into the continuously evolving ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Climate change threatning China’s water resources

April 23rd, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 23 (ANI): Climate change is having an adverse impact on China's water resources, said the country's water resources minister.Chen Lei's comments came during a meeting on climate change where he ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cabinet approves comprehensive mission document of national water mission

April 6th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the comprehensive mission document of the national water mission.The national water mission is one of the eight national missions, which ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cabinet approves National Water Mission charter (Lead)

April 6th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) In an effort to conserve water and ensure its optimum utilisation in the country, the union cabinet Wednesday approved a comprehensive charter for the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IAEA to help Bangladesh build N-power plant

December 13th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 13 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will extend all-out support to Bangladesh in setting up a nuclear power plant, visiting director general of the global nuclear watchdog Yukiya ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

120 million dollar ADB grant to help Assam tackle floods, land erosion

October 20th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Oct. 20 (ANI): The north eastern Indian state of Assam will receive Asian Development Bank (ADB) assistance to combat flooding and erosion, which regularly cause large economic losses and social ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gujarat seeks hike in centre’s share in rural water supply

August 27th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) Gujarat's Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Narottambhai Patel Thursday called for raising the central government's share in the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation scheme. Inaugurating the western ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

S. Asian bodies to conduct regional water security study

August 17th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug. 17 (ANI): Three organizations in South Asia -- Nepal Engineering College, South Asian Integrated Water Resources Management Consortium and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology - will undertake a three-year ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian firm seeks to manage water supplies in Africa

October 28th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) India's state-owned water and power consultant, Water and Power Consultancy Services (Wapcos), is looking to expand its reach in Africa by offering to draw ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US could invade FATA if Qaeda strikes again: UK expert

April 19th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.19 (ANI): The United States may have shunned plans to deploy troops on Pakistan soil for the time being, but any future terror attack on US or its interests anywhere ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bangladesh’s Meghna to be model basin for flood forecasting

August 11th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Bangladesh is set to evolve a model for forecasting floods and rainfall starting with the Meghna river after which the other river basins of the country would also ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

G-8 reaffirms Heiligendamm commitment to foster clean energy technologies

July 8th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Toyako (Japan), July 8 (ANI): Group of Eight (G-8) leaders on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment made at Heiligendamm in Germany to urgently develop, deploy and foster clean energy technologies. "We recognize and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ahluwalia invited to visit Pakistan

June 25th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India's Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has been invited to visit Pakistan to explore grounds for bilateral economic cooperation. "He has accepted our invitation. We ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pak’s plan panel seeks India help, backs gas pipeline (Lead)

June 24th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Pakistan has sought India's help in various fields such as power, agriculture, e-governance and infrastructure, and supported the $7.4 billion India-Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline. A high-level delegation led ... Read more...

Posted in Business |