Chindwin


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Chin·dwin

 (chĭn′dwĭn′)
A river rising in the hills of northern Myanmar (Burma) and flowing about 1,160 km (720 mi) generally south to the Irrawaddy River.

Chindwin

(ˈtʃɪnˈdwɪn)
n
(Placename) a river in N Myanmar, rising in the Kumôn Range and flowing northwest then south to the Irrawaddy, of which it is the main tributary. Length: about 966 km (600 miles)

Chin•dwin

(ˈtʃɪnˈdwɪn)

n.
a river in N Burma, flowing S to the Irrawaddy River. 550 mi. (885 km) long.
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He added that Myanmars key reforms included merging of the ministries related to transportation as one Ministry of Transport, expanding transport networks to cut transportation costs, enhancing water transport along the Ayeyarwady and the Chindwin rivers, and allowing private companies to manage Yangon and Mandalay international airports under the PPP scheme.
Rainforest Cruises has released details on new river cruise itineraries that span six to 11 days and navigate the Irrawaddy and Chindwin Rivers.
About 150 people had been rescued from the Chindwin river in the Sagaing region after the ferry capsized on Saturday, said Sa Willy Frank, head of the regional relief department.
As we approached Pungro, I watched the beautiful Zinki River flowing gently and then disappearing across a bend as it made its way to the Chindwin River in Myanmar.
With the decline of Buddhism deep in Ledi's mind, he left his cave on the banks of the Chindwin river for a life of "nearly ceaseless travel" (77).
That changed this fall when a budding armada of ships took to the river and its tributary the Chindwin River.
In February 1943, he led some 3,000 British and Empire troops (including Gurkhas, West Africans, and Indian units) across the Chindwin River.
In 2008, India's National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) and the Myanmar Department of Hydropower Implementation (DHPI) signed an agreement for the joint development of two dams on the Chindwin river in Western Sagaing Region at Tamanthi and Shwezaye with a planned electrical generation capacity of 1,200 MW and 600 MW respectively, with 80 per cent of the electricity to be routed to Manipur.
It was becoming a uniting organization among the Kuki people in Lakhipur (now a city in Assam), Tripura (the third smallest state in the country of India, now dominated by migrants), Chittagong Hill Tracts (now in Bangladesh), and Upper Chindwin and Upper Burma (now in Myanmar).
Catering to guests of the Sanctuary Ananda, it will make its way through the Ayeyarwady and Chindwin rivers - with guided excursions to temples, pagodas, monasteries and ancient towns - over a period of 11 days.
THE CHINDWINIn the past, The Chindwin river tour was only offered during the monsoon when water levels were higher.
The line of eastern foothills, also parallel with the course of Chindwin River has been taken pin line on the eastern side.