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News Nepal » Mahakali: Driven by India into China’s arms, is Nepal the new Sri Lanka?

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Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

such as the India-funded road projects in southern Nepal or the high-profile hydropower project on the Mahakali river. “This is how India has destroyed its own credibility in Nepal,” says political commentator and writer Yubaraj Ghimire. Legacy issues ...

News Nepal » Mahakali: What Lies Behind the Resistance to India’s Highest Dam?

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Mahakali river – also known as the Sharada – a part of the Ganga basin, is a transboundary river that forms the border between India and Nepal. Cost-benefit sharing of projects on the river has been a bone of contention between the two countries ...

News Nepal » Mahakali: A secure energy future

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

As the paradigm was evolving, in 1920, the British Government in India and Nepal’s Rana Government signed the agreement on the Sharada (Mahakali) River. Then in 1954 and 1959, the Government of Nepal and the Government India signed the agreements on the ...

News Nepal » Mahakali: ‘Want independent organization to survey for proposed Pancheshwar dam’

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Publication date: Saturday 03 February 2018

PITHORAGARH: Mahakali Ki Awaz, a public organisation opposing the proposed Pancheshwar hydropower dam between India and Nepal on the Mahakali river, wrote to the cabinet sub-committee, appealing that the survey for preparing a detailed project report (DPR ...

News Nepal » Mahakali: Province 7 to have zero tolerance towards graft

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The meeting also decided to form networks to inspect the three projects — Mahakali Lokmarga, Seti Lokmarga and Khutiya-Dipayal Fast Track operated by Nepal Government in Province 7. Newly appointed Spokesperson Shah said the provincial government would ...

News Nepal » Mahakali: Indo-Nepal dam faces uncertain future

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Publication date: uesday 30 January 2018

A 5,600 MW power project along the Mahakali river, which flows between Nepal and Uttarakhand is yet another sub-Himalayan hydropower project causing a great deal of concern, not only among over 30,000 affected families but also environmentalists ...

News Nepal » Mahakali: Environmentalists oppose Pancheshwar dam

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Publication date: Sunday 24 August 2014

The Pancheshwar project, which is proposed on the Mahakali river, was a part of the 1996 India-Nepal Mahakali Treaty. The project was a controversial one and other than the opposition of the environmentalists, and anti-dam activists, the project was ...

News Nepal » Mahakali: 2014 and beyond: India, Nepal agree to refresh 1950 treaty

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Publication date: onday 04 August 2014

They said development of projects of this size will be a major catalyst for tapping Nepal’s enormous hydropower potential. On a Nepalese request, the Indian side assured assistance in the construction of a multi-lane motorable bridge over the Mahakali ...

News Nepal » Mahakali: Nepal-India Joint Commission commences in New Delhi

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Publication date: Wednesday 26 October 2016

According to Mahat, issues like construction of integrated checkposts on Nepal-India border, power trade, implementation of Mahakali Treaty, connecting roads, construction of cross-border petroleum pipeline, compensation for various victims affected by ...