Siliguri, Aug.

KOLKATA, 19 AUG: Four more persons died today in West Midnapore and Malda taking flood-related death toll to 40 even as the meteorological department predicted heavy rainfall in the state over the

Flashflood triggered by incessant rainfall and hilly water claimed four lives in Bandarban in the last few days.

SILIGURI, 5 AUG: The minister for irrigation and waterways, Dr Manas Bhuniya, today said the state would demand at least Rs 307 crore from the Centre to carry on the construction work of the Teesta

Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

Siliguri, June 17: A first-of-its-kind study to prepare an inventory of the Himalayan glaciers in the Indian sub-continent has revealed a loss in the glacial cover in the Teesta basin in the past fourteen years and the absence of snow in the sub-basins of the river like the Rangit.

The study named Snow and Glaciers of the Himalayas was conducted by the Union ministry of environment and forests

India and Bangladesh have finalised the draft on the proposed water sharing agreement on Teesta and Feni rivers.

India and Bangladesh will hold bilateral talks here tomorrow to finalise the framework of a 15-year treaty for sharing waters of the Teesta and Feni rivers in the dry season.

Water Resources secretaries of the two countries will meet after a gap of five months to

Minister for Water Resources Ramesh Chandra Sen has said Bangladesh is getting her just share of water from the common rivers- Ganga and Teesta. "There will be no problem of water in the southwestern part of the country after completion of on-going project-- dredging of Gorai River.

Dhaka and New Delhi are set to sign an agreement on Teesta river water sharing during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh