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Wed, 17 Jan 2018

Northeast Today

Tag "Brahmaputra"

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    Centre Planning Three Bridges over Brahmaputra

Centre Planning Three Bridges over Brahmaputra

The government is planning to build three bridges over the River Brahmaputra in the northeast region with a total length of 38 km, Parliament was informed on Thursday. While the

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    Earthquake Behind Turbidity of Brahmaputra Waters: China

Earthquake Behind Turbidity of Brahmaputra Waters: China

The Chinese Embassy in Delhi on Tuesday confirmed that an earthquake in Tibet last year was the reason behind the turbidity of the waters of river Brahmaputra which originates as

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    Gadkari to Flag off Cargo Shipment via National Waterway 2 on Brahmaputra

Gadkari to Flag off Cargo Shipment via National Waterway 2 on Brahmaputra

Union minister Nitin Gadkari will flag off first movement of cement cargo through National Waterway (NW) 2 on the Brahmaputra in Assam on Friday, in an effort to push transportation

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    Tibet Earthquake Caused Brahmaputra’s Turbidity, Not Dams or Mines: China

Tibet Earthquake Caused Brahmaputra’s Turbidity, Not Dams or Mines: China

China on Wednesday said a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Tibet in mid-November had caused turbidity in the Brahmaputra waters, which had sparked concerns in India. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying

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    Brahmaputra Turbidity Level Beyond Permissible Level

Brahmaputra Turbidity Level Beyond Permissible Level

The turbidity level in the Bramhaputra river at three places in Assam is much beyond the permissible limit for use as potable water, a state water resources department release said

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Water of Brahmaputra River in Assam Turns Muddy

  Water of Brahmaputra River in Assam Turns Muddy

The water of the Brahmaputra river in Assam has turned muddy and has changed its colour. Assam Health Minister Himanta

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Causes Behind Brahmaputra Turning Black Could be Natural: Union Minister Meghwal

  Causes Behind Brahmaputra Turning Black Could be Natural: Union Minister Meghwal

A preliminary study has found that the water of the Siang river, which originates in southern Tibet and becomes the

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Emami Agro Takes Inland Waterways Route to Connect Northeast

  Emami Agro Takes Inland Waterways Route to Connect Northeast

Emami Agrotech Ltd has taken up the multi-modal transportation route leveraging Inland waterways to connect North East India from its

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China for More Dams on Tibetan Rivers Instead of Brahmaputra: Report

  China for More Dams on Tibetan Rivers Instead of Brahmaputra: Report

China, which is constructing many hydropower projects in Tibet, plans to focus on dam building on rivers close to its

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India Should Augment Water Storage Capacity in NE States: Experts

  India Should Augment Water Storage Capacity in NE States: Experts

India should augment its water storage capacity in the north-eastern states to tackle any shortage in case China undertakes a

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Himanta Asks Centre to Verify Reports of China’s Tunnel Construction Plan

  Himanta Asks Centre to Verify Reports of China’s Tunnel Construction Plan

Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has requested the Centre to use satellite imaging to verify reports about China’s plan

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China Denies It is Building Tunnel to Divert Brahmaputra Waters

  China Denies It is Building Tunnel to Divert Brahmaputra Waters

China on Tuesday rejected a media report that Beijing is planning to build a 1,000-km tunnel to divert the Brahmaputra

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China Plans 1,000-Km Tunnel to Take Brahmaputra Water from Tibet to Xinjiang

  China Plans 1,000-Km Tunnel to Take Brahmaputra Water from Tibet to Xinjiang

Chinese engineers are testing techniques that could be used to build a 1,000-km long tunnel, the world’s longest, to carry

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GSCDAL Moots Major Beautification Project for Brahmaputra Riverfront

  GSCDAL Moots Major Beautification Project for Brahmaputra Riverfront

A major beautification project along the Brahmaputra riverfront has been mooted by the Guwahati Smart City Development Agency Limited (GSCDAL),

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Centre Announces Committee for Water Management in Northeast

  Centre Announces Committee for Water Management in Northeast

The Centre has set up a high-level committee for proper management of the water resources in the North-Eastern region (NER),

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Overcoming Hurdles to Give Immunisation a Shot in Assam’s Riverine Islands

  Overcoming Hurdles to Give Immunisation a Shot in Assam’s Riverine Islands

No motorable roads, no electricity and two hours away by boat. But health workers say these are not the most

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Can’t Share Hydrological Data of Brahmaputra with India: China

  Can’t Share Hydrological Data of Brahmaputra with India: China

Post the Doklam standoff, China on Tuesday said it cannot share the hydrological data of the Brahmaputra river with India

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