News Nepal » Kosi: Madhesi parties hold little sway outside Province 2
Most of the seats the SSF-N and the RJP-N are winning are from the eight Tarai districts west of Koshi Dec 11, 2017-Even as the alliance of the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum Nepal and the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal looks to win over 20 seats of the House of ...
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News Nepal » Kosi: Resilience in Nepal: Impact evaluation of the Joint Programme on Disaster Risk Management and Humanitarian Preparedness
The project was carried out by Oxfam in partnership with several organisations, including the Koshi Victims Society (KVS), the Social Development Research Centre (SDRC), Bagmati Welfare Society Nepal (BWSN), Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), and Rural ...
News Nepal » Kosi: The Nepali Dream - Nepali times
The Nepali DreamNepali timesFor Sanobabu Sunuwar, the sky is, quite literally, not the limit. In his mid- thirties now, he was forced to drop out of school during the insurgency but went on to learn to be a white water rafting guide. Then he took up paragliding. Even though he ...
News Nepal » Kosi: Tiger kills translocated wild water buffalo in CNP
Of the total 15 water buffloes, a herd of 12 water buffaloes were translocated to the CNP from the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR) while three others from the Central zoo which died after sometimes. Also two female water buffalos had died in the ...
News Nepal » Kosi: Reservoirs of suspicion - Nepali times
Reservoirs of suspicionNepali timesThere is a deep-rooted suspicion that India covets Nepal's vast water resources resources, and will do anything to prevent China from being involved. This is not a false perception, but some analysts argue it is not necessarily completely right either ...and more »
News Nepal » Kosi: Bihar braces for Kosi fury after Nepal landslide, flood alert in 8 districts; evacuation on
The Bihar government Saturday sounded a flood alert in eight districts and launched a massive evacuation in anticipation of the Kosi breaching its banks, hours after a landslide in Nepal blocked the course of the river. The state conducted a massive ...
News Nepal » Kosi: Sky is the Limit for Sano Babu - Nepali times
Sky is the Limit for Sano BabuNepali timesSky is the Limit for Sano Babu. The dream of holding the 2020 Paragliding World Cup in Nepal resonates with emergent global Nepalis. Dinkar Nepal ?Share. SYANGJA — Sano Babu Sunuwar is an adventurer who likes to take risks. In 2012, together with ...
News Nepal » Kosi: Bihar on alert as landslide in Nepal threatens Kosi deluge, massive evacuation on
PATNA/PURNIA: Flood warnings were sounded in Bihar's Saharsa and Purnia divisions on Saturday, with people alerted between the east and west embankments of Kosi which caused great sorrow in the state in 2008, to move to safer places. This was after Saharsa ...
News Nepal » Kosi: Bihar's scary new flood - Hindustan Times
Hindustan TimesBihar's scary new floodHindustan TimesJogbani: The water came at night. It cascaded down the foothills of the Himalayas in Nepal, crashed through the old sugar mill at Biratnagar, and swept through Rajendra Yadav's earthen hut, the northernmost home of this border settlement in north Bihar ...and more »
News Nepal » Kosi: Nepal army begins blasting artificial dam on Kosi river
Rescuers on Sunday ruled out finding any more survivors of a landslide in northeast Nepal that is feared to have buried dozens of people under tonnes of mud and rocks. Eight bodies have been pulled from the rubble after the landslide struck hamlets along a ...
News Nepal » Kosi: Falling with water - Nepali times
Falling with waterNepali timesBesides the Bhote Kosi Valley and Jalbire on the Prtihvi Highway, the 108m Lwang Ghalel waterfall in Kaski is becoming the most popular for canyoning among Nepali youngsters seeking adventure. Canyoning from the Ghalel Fall is being promoted by Ram ...
News Nepal » Kosi: Water increases in Kosi river following blast in Nepal; Bihar government issues high alert, evacuates 20,000 people
Water level of Kosi River in Bihar increased on Sunday after the Nepalese Army carried out low-intensity blasts to remove the landslide debris from a river in Nepal to free the huge quantity of water accumulated there. "The Nepal Army has not been entirely ...
News Nepal » Kosi: Nepal, India joint statement reaffirms strong bilateral ties - Himalayan Times
Himalayan TimesNepal, India joint statement reaffirms strong bilateral tiesHimalayan TimesThe two Prime Ministers agreed that the work on preparation of the Detailed Project Report for the Sapt-Kosi high dam and Sun-Kosi storage cum diversion scheme be expedited. The two sides also agreed to strengthen coordination and consultation on the ...and more »
News Nepal » Kosi: Kosi river: Nepal landslide sparks flood fears in Bihar
Patna/Kathmandu: More than 400,000 people in Bihar face the risk of flooding after a landslide that killed at least nine people in Nepal, a government official said on Sunday, as thousands were being evacuated. The landslide triggered by heavy rains has ...
News Nepal » Kosi: India, Nepal to boost water resources, energy cooperation - Business Standard
India, Nepal to boost water resources, energy cooperationBusiness StandardThe statement also said that India conveyed the finalisation of DPR for the construction of head regulator and link canal from Tanakpur barrage to the Nepal side, while Modi and Deuba agreed that the work to prepare the DPR for the Sapt-Kosi high dam ...and more »
News Nepal » Kosi: Water accumulation increases at Bhote Kosi in Nepal
With accumulation of water behind the blocked Bhote Kosi, tributary of the Kosi River in Nepal, rising to 32 lakh cusecs on Sunday from 25 lakh cusecs earlier and the threat of deluge looming large over Bihar, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi said the ...
News Nepal » Kosi: Bihar floods: the state caught napping, once again - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)Bihar floods: the state caught napping, once againDown To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)In fact, history of floods in Bihar from 1998 to 2012 shows how strong discharges of water due to heavy rains in the catchment areas of Nepal created a strong pressure on the river embankments in India. River Kosi, which originates in Nepal, has time ...and more »
News Nepal » Kosi: Rising water levels in rivers spark panic in Bihar; toll rises to 202 - The New Indian Express
The New Indian ExpressRising water levels in rivers spark panic in Bihar; toll rises to 202The New Indian ExpressThe state government has set up 1,336 relief camps in flood-hit districts, and 4.23 lakh people have taken shelter there. The floods have damaged kharif crops spread across 5,27,550 hectares, paddy over 2.90 lakh hectares and corn across 10,227 ...and more »
News Nepal » Kosi: 'Flood has become an annual affair in Bihar' - Daily News & Analysis
Daily News & Analysis'Flood has become an annual affair in Bihar'Daily News & AnalysisHimalayan rivers are notorious for causing siltation between embankments. The process that badly affects the bed of the river can only be solved through dredging and treating the catchment, Patna-based hydrologist V K Singh said. "There is no proper ...and more »