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  • 6 Nov 2017- 08:04 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Hindustan Times India wants to fast-track plans to build reservoirs to store water from the Brahmaputra and its tributaries to counter a “worst-case scenario” of China diverting about 80% of the river’s lean season flow in Arunachal Pradesh to
  • 18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States India Criticizes China Over Block on Info At a time when major rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate due to heavy rain, lack of information from China on water inflow from the Pareechu rivulet that flows through the Tibetan
  • 12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India China’s state-owned “Global Times” has suggested that China is ready to join a multilateral cooperation mechanism with India and Bangladesh to share the contentious resources of the Brahmaputra River system. In a 9th October article,
  • 5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States In a new twist on disputes surrounding the future of the Indus Waters Treaty, China has blocked the Yarlung Tsangpo tributary of the Brahmaputra River in Tibet which flows into India. The Tibetan Plateau in the Himalayas is
  • 16 May 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE In a forum at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore earlier this month, Kwanten Polytechnic University Professor Ross Pink offered his insights on key water issues in India and China, as well as other countries in Asia, and
  • 12 Feb 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUWAHATI, India Indian Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti announced this week that the Brahmaputra River Board would be overhauled in order to improve its efficiency and capability in controlling floods,
  • 12 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China will begin constructing more hydropower plants this year in an effort to meet its goals of increasing hydropower generation by half by 2020, Premier Li Keqiang announced last week. In his annual address to the National People’s
  • 27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India this week announced plans to create a river authority for the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River in an attempt to speed up development of the Subansiri basin in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. There is a plan “to constitute
  • 9 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China A leading Chinese think-tank has accused India of leveraging international support to pressure China not to build dams on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra River. The influential National Institute of International Strategy at the state-run
  • 13 Dec 2010- 23:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, SHJLLONG I arge hydropower projects built by China along the transboundary Brahmaputra River will likely cause the river to dry up, according to several NGOs in India. NGO Jan Jagriti President Ashokanand Singhal said the river could be almost
  • 12 Jul 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India China has assured the Indian government that any projects carried out on the Brahmaputra River will not have any effect on water flow, Indian Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said earlier this month. The fear that China was
  • 16 Nov 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Indian government sought to allay concerns over a dam being built by China over the Brahmaputra River, saying the water flow from the river into India has so far not been affected. Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal
  • 19 Oct 2009- 20:58 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI, China Indian Express China is denying it plans to build a dam on its side of the transboundary river that India calls the Brahmaputra and it calls the Yarlungzangbo, athough there is some evidence it has started the Zangmu hydroelectric dam
  • 13 Apr 2009- 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India has in principle approved construction of two new dams on the Brahmaputra in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, as a buffer in case China siphons the river's waters from Tibet to its parched northwest. The plan is