Three Indian firms and an Indian/Spanish joint venture are competing with three Chinese firms for a portion of a hydropower project in Nepal. Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Jyoti Structures Ltd. and KEC International Ltd. are the Indian firms. The joint venture is composed of Spain’s Cobras Instalaciones Y Servicios and India’s Aravali Infrapower Ltd. The short-listed Chinese firms are Sinohydro Corp., Central China Power Grid International Economic and Trade Co., and Shanghai Electric Power Transmission and Distribution Engineering. The Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project is located on the Tamakoshi River in the Dolakha district, about 50 miles northeast of Katmandu. The
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.