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Business Standard India
Govt probe to find why Brahmaputra turned blackModi assured Sonowal that the Centre had already taken up the issue of the Brah
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Modi assured Sonowal that the Centre had already taken up the issue of the Brahmaputra turning black seriously and even engaged the Central Water Commission to look into it and directed the Ministry of Water Resources to take remedial steps on a war... Read more
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asianage
China denies construction of tunnel to divert BrahmaputaBeijing: China denied on Wednesday plans to construct a tunnel to divert River
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Beijing: China denied on Wednesday plans to construct a tunnel to divert River Brahmaputra amid reports of highly polluted waters from its tributary Siang flowing into India. “I would like to point out that China’s position on the eastern part of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
China denies building tunnel to divert Brahmaputra water, says ‘hope India won’t conduct unfounded speculation’China denied on Wednesday plans to construct a tunnel to divert River Brahmaput
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
China denied on Wednesday plans to construct a tunnel to divert River Brahmaputra amid reports of highly polluted waters from its tributary Siang flowing into India. “I would like to point out that China’s position on the eastern part of the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterand unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chi
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
and unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chief minister of India's Assam state, said the Brahmaputra river was contaminated with bacteria and iron, with laboratory tests declaring its waters unfit for human... Read more
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Gulf News
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterAssam Chief Minister Sonowal says Brahmaputra river contaminated with bacteria
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
Assam Chief Minister Sonowal says Brahmaputra river contaminated with bacteria and iron, with laboratory tests declaring its waters unfit for human consumption Indian women wash their clothes in the river Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India. Officials in... Read more
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Phayul
Nine SFT activists arrested for protesting Chinese FM Wang Yi in Delhinight. “China’s occupation of Tibet directly affects India’s wellbeing. The pl
Phayul / Posted 3 days ago
night. “China’s occupation of Tibet directly affects India’s wellbeing. The planned 1,000-km-long tunnel to divert the Brahmaputra River, for example, is a serious threat to India’s water security. Sushma Swaraj, the Foreign Minister of India,... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
Fremont Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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Missoulian
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
Missoulian / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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The New Canaan News
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
The New Canaan News / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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The Register Citizen
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
The Register Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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The World
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
The World / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
The Times and Democrat / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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The Sentinel
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
The Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterand unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chi
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
and unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chief minister of India's Assam state, said the Brahmaputra river was contaminated with bacteria and iron, with laboratory tests declaring its waters unfit for human... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterand unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chi
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
and unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chief minister of India's Assam state, said the Brahmaputra river was contaminated with bacteria and iron, with laboratory tests declaring its waters unfit for human... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
Santa Maria Times / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
Sioux City Journal / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
Rapid City Journal / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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The Middletown Press
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
The Middletown Press / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterand unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chi
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
and unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chief minister of India's Assam state, said the Brahmaputra river was contaminated with bacteria and iron, with laboratory tests declaring its waters unfit for human... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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Darien News-Review
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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New York Daily News
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, Indian women wash their clothes in the rive
New York Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, Indian women wash their clothes in the river Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that Chinese construction activity on the upper reaches of one of the largest rivers that... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterand unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chi
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
and unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chief minister of India's Assam state, said the Brahmaputra river was contaminated with bacteria and iron, with laboratory tests declaring its waters unfit for human... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterand unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chi
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
and unfit for human consumption. Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chief minister of India's Assam state, said the Brahmaputra river was contaminated with bacteria and iron, with laboratory tests declaring its waters unfit for human... Read more
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Connecticut Post
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterIn this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam st
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, students from India's northeastern Assam state hold placards by the Brahmaputra river during a protest against the contamination of the river in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that... Read more
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The Hindu
Photo story: Brahmaputra is now dumping more and more silt, making farmlands infertileCrossing a full Brahmaputra from Dibrugarh to Dhemaji North Bank in Assam by fe
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Crossing a full Brahmaputra from Dibrugarh to Dhemaji North Bank in Assam by ferry takes an hour, but now requires more than double that time as the river takes a meandering path and is heavily silted. People still prefer the ferry because the land... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Brahmaputra blackened by China? Assam sends water samples to Hyderabad labThe Assam government has sent water samples of the Brahmaputra to the Hyderabad
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Assam government has sent water samples of the Brahmaputra to the Hyderabad-based Indian Institute of Chemical Technology after reports that the river’s water has turned a blackish turbid because of suspected Chinese activities upstream in... Read more
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The Hindu
I see myself as a chronicler of land, says photographer Arati Kumar-Raohas to be slow as the land changes slowly,” she says pensively. In 2014, she v
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
has to be slow as the land changes slowly,” she says pensively. In 2014, she visited the Sundarbans for her series on the Brahmaputra. “I saw oil tankers chugging along, and had two worries: what about the wildlife in the path of the ship sailing... Read more
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The Hindu
The river wildCrossing a full Brahmaputra from Dibrugarh to Dhemaji North Bank in Assam by fe
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Crossing a full Brahmaputra from Dibrugarh to Dhemaji North Bank in Assam by ferry takes an hour, but now requires more than double that time as the river takes a meandering path and is heavily silted. People still prefer the ferry because the land... Read more
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BBC News
China and India now in water 'dispute'has not received any hydrological - the scientific study of the movement, distr
BBC News / Posted 9 days ago
has not received any hydrological - the scientific study of the movement, distribution and quality of water - data for the Brahmaputra river from upstream China this monsoon season, despite an agreement. One of Asia's major rivers, the... Read more
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Phayul
Arunachal CM Pema Khandu expresses concern over ‘muddy Brahmaputra’DHARAMSHALA, December 4: The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu ha
Phayul / Posted 11 days ago
DHARAMSHALA, December 4: The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu has expressed his concern over Siang’s (Brahmaputra) unusable and inhabitable condition and the high content of Nephelometric Turbidity Unit (NTU) in the river. Taking up... Read more
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The Hindu
Navy Day: Here’s a quick look at the Indian Navy todayIt has three classes of destroyers -- Delhi, Rajput, and Kolkata; and four clas
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
It has three classes of destroyers -- Delhi, Rajput, and Kolkata; and four classes of Frigates -- Shivalik, Talwar, Brahmaputra, and Godavari. It operates three classes of submarines: Chakra (under which is the nuclear-powered INS Chakra),... Read more
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The Hindu
Causes behind Brahmaputra turning black could be natural: Union ministerA preliminary study has found that the water of the Siang river, which originat
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
A preliminary study has found that the water of the Siang river, which originates in southern Tibet and becomes the Brahmaputra upon entering Assam through Arunachal Pradesh, is turning black due to a recent earthquake in the region, Union minister... Read more
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The Hindu
The Brahmaputra conundrumThe news that China is planning to divert the waters of the Yarlung Tsangpo (th
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
The news that China is planning to divert the waters of the Yarlung Tsangpo (the upper stream of India’s Brahmaputra) to its water-starved Xinjiang province is hardly surprising. It has been a long-standing part of the grand South-North Water... Read more
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The Hindu
Relief work in Lakshadweep, Kohli's double century and other news in picturesbridge is nearing completion and is expected to open rail and road connectivity
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
bridge is nearing completion and is expected to open rail and road connectivity to Bogibeel on the south bank of the Brahmaputra in Dhemaji district of Assam. Almost 90 per cent of the construction work has been completed. The bridge will... Read more
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dna
The pinnacles of Maratha attackgiven the title of ‘Himmatbahadur’. And all over the Sahyadris, this attack on
dna / Posted 13 days ago
given the title of ‘Himmatbahadur’. And all over the Sahyadris, this attack on Aurangzeb caused much jubilation. The writer is the author of Brahmaputra — Story of Lachit Barphukan and Sahyadris to Hindukush — Maratha Conquest of Lahore and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Siang River turns muddy but Arunachal Pradesh is happy with diversionMP has sounded the alarm after Siang – the river that rises in Tibet as Yarlung
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
MP has sounded the alarm after Siang – the river that rises in Tibet as Yarlung Tsangpo and reaches Assam to be known as Brahmaputra – turned “unnaturally muddy”, attributing it to China’s river diversion plan. But anti-dam activists in the... Read more
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The Hindu
From Jignesh Mewani to Prince Harry: top stories of the dayscalped the wicket of Lahiru Gamage to reach the milestone. In all, he took eig
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
scalped the wicket of Lahiru Gamage to reach the milestone. In all, he took eight wickets in the match.Understanding the Brahmaputra and the annual flooding in Assam One of the main methods used in the State to control floods is embankments, but... Read more
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The Hindu
Understanding the Brahmaputra and the annual flooding in Assama strong earthquake that lasted about eight minutes jolted Assam and adjacent a
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
a strong earthquake that lasted about eight minutes jolted Assam and adjacent areas on the evening of August 15, 1950. The Brahmaputra River, which was always “eating away at parts of the state,” looked terrifying, she recollects. “All of us... Read more
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The Hindu
China bets on infrastructure blitz in TibetYangtze, the Yellow river, the Lancang (better known as the Mekong), the Nu riv
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
Yangtze, the Yellow river, the Lancang (better known as the Mekong), the Nu river and the Yarlung Zangpo, which becomes the Brahmaputra once it enters India — originate in Tibet. Chinese plans for massive hydro projects have triggered much concern... Read more
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