Brahmaputra River

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Related to Brahmaputra River: Krishna River, Kaveri River, Mahanadi River
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Noun1.Brahmaputra River - an Asian river; flows into the Bay of Bengal
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Bangla Desh, Bangladesh, East Pakistan, People's Republic of Bangladesh - a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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"The main reason for the flood in the Brahmaputra river is that there is no mechanism to stop water at the up-streams.
The Brahmaputra river may remain steady in the next 24 hours.
Built over the Brahmaputra River near Dibrugarh city, the 4.9 kilometre Bogibeel Bridge is aimed to boost transport connectivity and logistics operations in areas bordering China.
China has been building major dams on the Brahmaputra river to generate electricity.
The Tsangpo flows as Siang into the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, and Brahmaputra River in the Assam state.
NEW DELHI -- China and India on Saturday settled a dispute over the flood-prone Brahmaputra river that flows from Tibet to Bangladesh in a sign of growing cooperation between them.
Like we are dependent on water flow from India, India is dependent on China via Brahmaputra River, which is also known as the Yarlung Tsangpo and has its source in Chemayungdung glacier in Tibet.
The Brahmaputra River (1) is a major waterway in Central and South
The area where the Chinese workers entered is close to the place where Brahmaputra river enters India.
The Brahmaputra river, which flows from China down to India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks after torrential monsoon rains.
Great Canal Journeys: India Channel 4, 8pm After exploring Kerala, national treasures Timothy West and Prunella Scales conclude their trip to India by leaving the canals and heading out into the challenging rarely navigated Brahmaputra river in the far north-east.