Nepal river to be interlinked to revive Yamuna

 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to inter-link rivers (ILRs) across the country will have one more project, bringing the total number to 31. The new link plans to bring surplus water from Sharda on the Indo-Nepal border to the parched Yamuna near...

Residents write to PM against proposed Pancheshwar dam

Residents of the Pancheshwar valley have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to visit the area to ascertain whether the construction of a mega dam on the Kali river at Pancheshwar in Champawat along the Nepal border would benefit locals....

Nepal to receive more funds from India for river embankment

(MENAFN – Gulf Times) The Indian government has decided to release an additional Nepali Rs700mn (6.6mn) for the remaining embankment extension along Lalbakaiya, Bagmati and Kamala rivers in Nepal. Around 80% training and embankment works on these three rivers in...

Nepal denies allegations of not sharing flood data with India

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Nepal´s authorities have rubbished Uttar Pradesh (UP)´s Chief Minister (CM) Akhilesh Yadav´s accusations that India´s northern neighbor caused the flooding in his state.  Talking to the Indian media in Lucknow after touring the flood-hit villages of...

PDA signed for Upper Karnali

KATHMANDU, SEP 19 – Authorities from both Nepal and India have signed the project development agreement (PDA) for the Upper Karnali Hydropower Project on Friday. The Chief Executive of Investment Board Nepal and Vice-chairman of GMR-ITD Consortium signed in the...

India, Nepal Ink Three Pacts; Work on Pancheshwar Dam to Start Soon

KATHMANDU, NEPAL:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala during which the two sides inked three agreements, including one on the 5,600 MW Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project that will pave the way to start the stalled...