India, Nepal to discuss setting up of Development Authority

In a major step forward to break the deadlock over construction of the multipurpose 6000-MW Pancheshwar dam on the Sarada river (Mahakali in Nepal) on the border, New Delhi and Kathmandu will discuss the logistics of setting up a Pancheshwar Development Authority at the first meeting of the Joint Ministerial Commission on Water Resources here on Wednesday.

Several families have been affected by the release of water from the Indian side into the Jogbuda river in Nepal. In this regard, local residents of Dodhara submitted a memorandum to the prime

Villages on its path prepare for the recurrent misery of inundation as an apathetic government looks on