Brahmaputra River Current Affairs, GK & News

Parliamentary Panel recommendations on water agreement with China

Parliamentary panel, in its report before Lok Sabha observed that, India is not having any water treaty with China. However, both the nations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) on Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers. Key Points MoUs on Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers will be in force for five years. MoUs are renewed regularly. According ..

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Sikkim Statehood Day: May 16

Sikkim joined the Union of India on May 16, 1975. Since then, every year the Sikkim Statehood Day is celebrated on May 16. History In 1950, the Indo-Sikkimese treaty was signed. With this, Sikkim became a protectorate of India. The Namgyal dynasty ruled Sikkim till 1975. About Sikkim Sikkim is the first state in the ..

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China’s new Five-Year Plan

China has formally approved its 14th five-year plan for 2021-2025 on March 11, 2021. The draft outline was passed by the National People’s Congress. Key Points The new five-year plan highlights a number of key strategic projects that the country will pursue as a priority. The project also includes: Construction of the first hydropower dam ..

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China’s proposed Hydropower project in Brahmaputra, Tibet

Under the 14th five-year plan that is to be implemented from 2021, China has proposed hydro power project on Brahmaputra river in Tibet. The project has been proposed by the Central Committee of the ruling Communist Party of China. The Committee prepared the fourteenth five-year plan, 2021 to 2025 and the long-term goals through 2035 ..

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What are Hydrocracies, Hubris and Hazardscapes, the man-made factors that lead to floods in Brahmaputra?

Floods are perennial problems of the North Eastern States. The flood situation due to Brahmaputra river keeps affecting more than 40 lakh residents in Assam. Brahmaputra Floods Due to floods in Brahmaputra river, tea plantations get hit, more than 100 animals of Kaziranga National Park get killed. This happens every rainy season. Most of the ..

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