India plans dam on Brahmaputra to offset Chinese construction upstream

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on December 1, 2020
India is considering a plan to build a 10 gigawatts (GW) hydropower project in Arunachal Pradesh, an official said on Tuesday, following reports that China could construct dams on a section of the Brahmaputra river.The river, also known as the Yarlung Tsangbo in China, flows from Tibet into Arunachal Pradesh and down through...

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Published on November 30, 2020 -  01:12
China to build major dam on Brahmaputra | May impact India | Oneindia News
China hopes to finally materialise its dream to build a major hydropower plant on the Brahmaputra river in Tibet, where the river is known as the Yarlung Zangbo river. There are fears that this could impact India and Bangladesh as these countries lie downstream of the river, however, China has downplayed such concerns. #China #Brahmaputra #PowerProject

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