Delayed by over two years due to natural calamities, the 1200 MW Teesta III hydropower project in Sikkim is scheduled to commence commercial production in the first quarter of 2015.

Carrying a "message of friendship and goodwill" from the newly-elected Indian government, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today gave a commitment to address Bangladesh's concerns over shari

GAIBANDHA: The people living along the banks of the Teesta and Brahmaputra rivers are losing their cropland and homesteads as erosion has taken serious turn here in the district.

Trinamul MP says party may be flexible after Modi overture

Tells Bangladesh PM Hasina he will take concrete steps for robust bilateral ties

Prime minister-elect Narendra Modi’s first official visit as head of government will likely be to Dhaka, where he is expected to sign the much-awaited Teesta water-sharing agreement with Bangladesh Prime Minister Hasina.

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party led by Khaleda Zia began its two-day long march towards the Teesta Barrage on Tuesday, demanding “fair share” of the river water from India.

India is constructing three hydropower projects having a combined capacity to generate 1065 megawatts by withdrawing waters of upstream joint rivers with Bangladesh, officials said.

The projects are being developed by the central and state governments and also by the private sector

Over 14,000 MW of hydro power capacity is under execution in the country and would be commissioned in the next four years, according to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA).

Gangtok: Endowed with rich natural resources, Sikkim is among the few places in India where ecological issues are at the forefront of the political debate during elections.

State faces a Goa-like situation, warns National Board of Wildlife

In order to bypass the need for a mandatory clearance from the National Board of Wildlife (NBW) for a slew of dams being developed in Sikkim, the Environment Ministry has slashed the protective zone around the hill State’s national parks and sanctuaries from the existing 10 km to an insignificant 25-200 metres.