While much of the flow in the Yarlung Tsangpo that enters Arunachal Pradesh in India as Siang is generated in the south aspect of the Himalaya, there seems to be an absence of flow data in the stretch of the river from the crestline to the China-India border.
Negotiators in India, Bangladesh eye smaller rivers, as discussion on Teesta treaty unlikely to bear fruit
For years, Bangladesh has been seeking a treaty to share the waters of the Teesta, which flows through the Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal before reaching Bangladesh and joining the Brahmaputra
Man dies after falling into overflowing drain in Bengal's Jalpaiguri district as incessant rains wreaks havoc
A man died in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after he fell into an overflowing drain, as incessant rain continued to wreak havoc.
Two Indian climbers die on Nepal’s Mount Kanchenjunga due to altitude sickness; search ops on for missing Chilean mountaineer
Two Indian climbers have died in Nepal due to high altitude sickness near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition to the world's third tallest peak
Bangladesh on Monday pitched for a greater Indian role in containing the influx of Rohingya Muslims escaping violence in Myanmar, saying the issue may not be directly affecting India now, but it may have an impact in future.
Continuing to voice her opposition to sharing Teesta waters with Bangladesh, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday claimed that the river had dried up and if its water had to be shared, the people and the farmers in the region would not get a drop.
Teesta River deal: India cannot afford to let Sheikh Hasina fail and see the rise of another Pakistan in the east
India and Bangladesh have arrived at such a fork in history that choosing the wrong turn will have grave consequences, not just for India's long-term security and strategic interests but regional stability in south Asia. This predicament over a river should have been best avoided. Unfortunately, the shared goodwill of past and bonhomie of present have proved insufficient in tiding over respective domestic compulsions.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said that resolution of the long-pending Teesta water sharing issue will transform bilateral ties with India.
Sheikh Hasina in India: Symbolism aside, will the visit improve bilateral ties, address critical issues?
While the optics of Sheikh Hasina's visit are impressive, success of such visits is judged by forward movement on matters that acquire public prominence.
The joint statement said Modi and Hasina also expressed their shared commitment to promote regional cooperation, particularly in the areas of trade, transportation, connectivity, energy and counter-terrorism within the BIMSTEC framework.
Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina ink over 20 pacts but water issue remains unresolved: What is the Teesta dispute?
The Teesta water-sharing agreement has been in talks since the Hasina-led Awami League government returned to power in 2009. However, water sharing dispute between the two neighbours is not something of the recent vintage.
A Home Ministry official, who had disappeared after being summoned by the CBI four days back, was today detained by the agency in connection with a case against him of allegedly issuing FCRA notices arbitrarily to several NGOs for financial gains.
SC issued notice to Teesta Setalvad on a petition by CBI alleging that an NGO run by her received foreign grants from Ford Foundation which were prohibited
PM Modi's economic aid diplomacy to its contiguous neighbours acquires all the more importance considering the fact that China has embarked upon its super ambitious Silk Route initiative going through some 50 countries and over $50 billion Chinese funding is on offer.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived here to a red carpet welcome on his maiden visit which is expected to put ties with Bangladesh in a new trajectory, as the two sides will firm up a number of pacts to boost cooperation besides ratifying the long-pending Land Boundary Agreement.
When it comes to irritants in the relationship, the elephant in the room is illegal Bangladeshi immigration. Narendra Modi, during his trip, should consider opening talks on legalising their entry and providing work permits for others
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday held talks with her Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on key bilateral issues.
Though there are no pacts to be signed and no big outcome expectations, the trip, which is termed as a "goodwill" visit, is aimed at taking forward the bilateral ties which are on a "positive trajectory" for past few years.
Heavy rains caused the rivers to breach their embankment in many places.
India and Bangladesh had inked various pacts during Singh's visit early this month but could not sign a deal on the Teesta water sharing.