Sutlej

(redirected from Satluj River)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Satluj River: Chenab River, Ghaghara River

Sut·lej

 (sŭt′lĕj′)
A river, about 1,450 km (900 mi) long, flowing from southwest Tibet through northern India and eastern Pakistan, where it is joined by the Chenab River. It is one of the five rivers of the Punjab.

Sutlej

(ˈsʌtlɪdʒ)
n
(Placename) a river in S Asia, rising in SW Tibet and flowing west through the Himalayas: crosses Himachal Pradesh and the Punjab (India), enters Pakistan, and joins the Chenab west of Bahawalpur: the longest of the five rivers of the Punjab. Length: 1368 km (850 miles)

Sut•lej

(ˈsʌt lɛdʒ)

n.
a river flowing W and SW from Tibet through NW India into the Indus River in Pakistan. 900 mi. (1450 km) long.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Canals of Head Sulemanki and Head Islam at Satluj River were also closed.
BSF officials said the level of water in the Satluj river rose after Pakistan released water from its side.
Responding to a query, federal minister for Information and broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira stated that there has been possibility of inundation in Satluj River and in this connection the government has asked the provincial government to evacuate the people residing in the bed of Satluj River.
All the patients except one lived in a sub-alpine valley along the Satluj river that leads to the mountain deserts of the tribal district of Kinnaur and adjacent area of Shimla and Kullu districts (Fig.
The company have been awarded two of the final contracts for the project in the Satluj River Basin, in Himachal Pradesh.
Tenders are invited for C/o 90 meter Span Jeepabe Stffened Suspension Bridge Construction of Jeepable stiffened Suspension Bridge over Satluj River at Pandoa Tehsil Sunni District Shimla H P
India started discharging water into Satluj River after there was no more capacity in Bhakra and Pong dams to store water after recent heavy rains in the catchments of the reservoirs and in parts of Indian Punjab, which may spread destruction in the region situated along the Satluj river.
In Punjab, an alert has been sounded in villages and towns situated along the Satluj river after floodgates at Bhakra Dam were opened to maintain the water level in its reservoir.
He said even the land of Satluj River is being auctioned in Lahore bifurcating it into 200 acres lots and people from other areas were investing there.
The Chaba hydropower project is situated on the banks of Nauti River, the tributary of Satluj River in Chaba village, 45 kilometers from Shimla.
The human leishmaniasis in endemic focus of Satluj river valley of Himachal Pradesh (India) has many features similar to those of the disease present in Mediterranean countries; such as localized cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) co-exists with visceral leishmaniasis (VL), and Leishmania donovani is predominant pathogen for CL whereas only a few cases have been due to Leishmania tropica (1,4,5).