Jhelum


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Jhe·lum

 (jā′ləm)
A river, about 770 km (480 mi) long, of northern India and northeast Pakistan. It is the westernmost of the five rivers of the Punjab.

Jhelum

(ˈdʒiːləm)
n
(Placename) a river in Pakistan and Kashmir, rising in W central Kashmir and flowing northwest through the Vale of Kashmir, then southwest into NW Punjab to join the Chenab River: important for irrigation, having the Mangla Dam (Pakistan), completed in 1967. Length: about 720 km (450 miles)

Jhe•lum

(ˈdʒeɪ ləm)

n.
a river in S Asia, flowing from S Kashmir into the Chenab River in Pakistan. 450 mi. (725 km) long.
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The rally has reached Jhelum and would soon be leaving for Gujrat and from there on they will leave from Gujranwala and then move towards Lahore.
The only site available on River Jhelum had already been developed by constructing Mangla Dam, which has proven its worth, time and again, to control floods in River Jhelum since its completion in 1967.
ISLAMABAD -- The strategically important 969 MW-Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project (NJHP) achieved a major milestone, as water filling has been started on Tuesday in the reservoir subsequent to the substantial completion of the dam.
Deputy Commissioner Jhelum Abdul Hamid said that a passenger van (LES-8021) was carrying passengers from Rawalpindi to Jhelum when the van hit an IED device planted on a roadside near Chakothi sector on Sunday night, hence, device exploded, leaving four persons injured.
23 (ANI): Restoration work of the historical Padshahi Bagh flood channel has started here, to divert the excess water from the River Jhelum whenever flood situations arise.
ISLAMABAD -- The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) has said that the main Rivers including Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej are flowing normal, except for River Swat (Tributary of River Kabul), which is flowing in Low Flood at Chakdara Bridge.
According to RPO Office spokesman, Inspector Sadaqat Khan has been transferred to Rawalpindi from Jhelum while Sub-Inspector Javed who was posted in Rawalpindi has been sent to Jehlum.
10 (ANI): Pakistan police officials have claimed that British toddler Sahil Saeed, who was kidnapped from Punjab's Jhelum last week, is safe and alive and that investigation agencies were close to recovering him.
ISLAMABAD -- The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) has said all main Rivers including Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej are flowing normal except for River Swat (tributary of River Kabul) which continues to flow in Low Flood at Chakdara Bridge.
In this context, NAB Rawalpindi has arranged awareness Lecture, Poster and painting competition to involve the future generation in the fight against corruption at Government College of commerce Jhelum.
The youngsters are participating in a nine-day camp under a National Youth Camp and cleaning the area surrounding world famous Jhelum Lake.
According to daily FFC report, all the main Rivers including Indus, Kabul, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej are flowing normal.