There is good news in store for Almora residents as the town is set to get uninterrupted water supply in the summer after the Kosi river barrage, which is expected to be completed by April, is func

Union water resources minister Uma Bharti on Monday said the Centre has allocated Rs900 crore for the three intra-river linking projects received from Bihar, maintaining that their successful imple

To make the Kosi river, lifeline of Almora town, perennial and clean, a group of volunteers from Almora town today reached Kantli, Tyunsal and Someshwar villages in the Takula block and made the vi

Following massive landslide and flooding that claimed dozens of lives at Jure, Sindhupalchowk district on Saturday, the swollen Koshi River had terrified people living along its banks in the Nepal-

More than 70,000 people have been evacuated to safety camps after a flood alert in Bihar.

SUPAUL: "Kosi mein paeen tadtada ke badhi rahel chhai," Brahmdeo Sardar of Barainya Baltharwa village was heard talking over his mobile set at Kosi bridge on Sunday noon.

The Kosi River corridor is situated in the Nainital and Almora districts of Uttarakhand and connects the Corbett Tiger Reserve with the forests of Ramnagar Forest Division. This corridor serves as a vital link between the source population of tigers in Corbett and the adjoining forest areas and enables them to move across.

SUPAUL: Destruction caused by breach in Kosi embankment at Kusaha on August 18, 2008, is still an issue in 2014 Lok Sabha elections in Supaul, which was the worst hit.

Models for river avulsions have identified the ratio between down-valley and cross-valley slopes of channels as the triggering factors for the sudden channel shift but have remained untested in the field. The August 2008 avulsion of the Kosi River at Kusaha, 12 km upstream of the Kosi barrage in Nepal, provided an opportunity to study a large-scale avulsion (~120 km) for its causal factors and driving mechanisms.

A commission probing an embankment breach in the Kosi river that caused Bihar's worst floods in 50 years submitted its report Monday to the state government nearly six years after it was set up.