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Two degree temperature rise can melt one third of glaciers in the region

The first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), an integrated science-policy initiative coordinated by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) finds that the HKH region is undergoing rapid change driven by forces such as climate change, disasters, economic growth, globalization, infrastructure development, land use change, migration and …

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P-1 delayed by one more year to 2024 due to slide

It became clear in 2018 that the 1200 MW Punatsangchu I project suffered yet another delay as its last date of completion was December 2022 but this was moved to the first half of 2023 to deal with rectification measures. However, the latest additional slide problem in the right bank …

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Water shortage in Thimphu again

Thromde says it will be addressed after the commissioning of Dodena water plant this month Thromde Pipes to be buried under ground The residents of Motithang and Changangkha have been facing acute water shortages due to drop in production capacity from ice formations at the intake point, valve and distribution …

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