brahmaputra brahmaputra

Definition(s):

  • (n) an Asian river; flows into the Bay of Bengal

News

  • China's last county finally linked by road

    The last county in China to be accessible by modern land transport was finally linked up to the rest of the country Thursday with a new road that has taken decades to build, state media said. The 19,000 people of deeply isolated Medog in southeastern Tibet, where the mighty Brahmaputra river -- known as the Yarlung Zangbo in China -- winds its way between towering Himalayan peaks, have until now ...
    on October 31, 2013     Source: AFP Relax News via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "There is intimation from China that it will only carry out run-of-the-river projects, which would not affect the flow of water from the Brahmaputra in India," Bansal told IANS in an interview.
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Pawan Kumar Bansal Source: Thaindian.com

  2. "The MoU will enable India to improve flood forecasting and timely warning for mitigation measures in the downstream reaches of the Brahmaputra river," Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal told reporters after the meeting.
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Kapil Sibal Source: Press Trust of India

  3. "India is objecting to China building a dam on Brahmaputra river in that country on grounds that it would affect the ecology of several Indian states," Ms Jayalalithaa said in a statement in Chennai on Sunday.
    on Oct 18, 2009 By: J Jayalalithaa Source: Economic Times

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