Brahmaputra River

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Noun1.Brahmaputra River - an Asian river; flows into the Bay of Bengal
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Siang is the constituent river of the Brahmaputra, which flows from a 1,600 kilometre stretch in southern Tibet, known as Yarlung Tsangpo or Yarlung Zangbo before it enters Indian territory.
Tropical forest occurs also in the Motuo region in the valley of the Yarlung Zangbo River below 1000 m in southern Tibet (Xizang) of southwestern China.
On October 1, China had announced that it had dammed Xiabuqu, a tributary of the Brahmaputra, or Yarlung Zangbo, as it is known in Tibet, for a $ 740 million hydropower project at Lalho.
The Lalho project on Xiabuqu river, a tributary of Yarlung Zangbo (the Tibetan name for Brahmaputra), in Tibet involves an investment of $740 million, a Chinese official was quoted as saying by the media reports on Saturday.
Zam Hydropower Station on the Yarlung Zangbo River, became fully operational on Tuesday and is expected to produce 2.
Geochemistry and geochronology of the metamorphic sole underlying the Xigaze Ophiolite Yarlung Zangbo Suture Zone South Tibet.
The dam on the Yarlung Zangbo River will be 116 meters high when finished next year and will have a total generating capacity of 510,000 kilowatts.
China shocked India earlier this year when it announced its plan to construct three new hydro-power projects in the middle reaches of the Brahmaputra (Known as Yarlung Zangbo in China) in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) as part of its energy development plan for 2011-15.
During the "Indian Water Week" New Delhi emphasized efficient water management amid concern that China's construction of three dams on the Yarlung Zangbo River, the name of the Brahmaputra in Tibet, may reduce the flow of water into India.