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Mon, 20 Nov 2017

Northeast Today

Tag "Brahmaputra"

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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 project diverting water from the Brahmaputra river, experts have recommended.

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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 to construct a 1,000-km tunnel for diverting water from the

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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 waters. “This is untrue. This is a false report,” Foreign

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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 water from Brahmaputra river in Tibet close to Arunachal Pradesh

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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), an official release said. Once implemented, the riverfront will have

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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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Experts for Trans-Boundary Cooperation on Brahmaputra Basin

  Experts for Trans-Boundary Cooperation on Brahmaputra Basin

Trans-boundary collaboration and sound water management are key to mutually beneficial water utilisation and flood control in India and three

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China Didn’t Share Hydrological Data on Brahmaputra: MEA

  China Didn’t Share Hydrological Data on Brahmaputra: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday informed that China has not provided India with the hydrological data used

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‘India, Bangladesh to Establish New Waterways Using Brahmaputra’

  ‘India, Bangladesh to Establish New Waterways Using Brahmaputra’

The Indian and Bangladeshi governments have undertaken an ambitious project to establish a new waterway between the two neighbours using

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Man Commits Suicide by Jumping into Brahmaputra

  Man Commits Suicide by Jumping into Brahmaputra

In a shocking incident, a person jumped into the river Brahmaputra from the newly commissioned Saraighat Bridge of Assam on

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871 km of the Brahmaputra in Assam Will be Dredged

  871 km of the Brahmaputra in Assam Will be Dredged

A total of 871 km of the mighty Brahmaputra in Assam will be dredged with the Centre bearing its expenditure,

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People Have Right to Express Concern over Environmental Issues: Dalai Lama

  People Have Right to Express Concern over Environmental Issues: Dalai Lama

Expressing concern about degradation of the environment, particularly water contamination, Dalai Lama stated people have the right to express their

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‘India Must Take up with China Issue of Brahmaputra Drying up’

  ‘India Must Take up with China Issue of Brahmaputra Drying up’

India should collect information and take a pre-emptive position on fears about the Brahmaputra drying up as China goes ahead

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Assam Calls on Centre to Clear Air About China Blocking Brahmaputra Tributary

  Assam Calls on Centre to Clear Air About China Blocking Brahmaputra Tributary

The Assam government has expressed concern following reports of China blocking a tributary of Brahmaputra in Tibet to construct its

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Worry for India? China Blocks Tributary of Brahmaputra in Tibet to Build Dam

  Worry for India? China Blocks Tributary of Brahmaputra in Tibet to Build Dam

China has blocked a tributary of the Brahmaputra river in Tibet as part of the construction of its “most expensive”

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