Union Water Resources Minister Salman Khurshid will soon visit Nepal to take up the issue of rivers which originate in the Himalayan nation but then flood their banks across the border in Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh.

Addressing the Ganga Flood Control Board here on Wednesday, the Minister said the political instability in Nepal in recent past had been a hurdle in working out agreements on several water-related issues, including reconstruction of the breached embankment of the Kosi river. Read More