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...