Brahmaputra River: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge “Bogibeel” to be come up over Brahmaputra

The Bogibeel Bridge is a combined road and rail bridge over the Brahmaputra River in Assam, which is expected to complete at the end of 2018. Sited about 17 km downstream of Dibrugarh town, the 4.94km bridge will facilitate road and rail connectivity between the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra in the eastern ..

China hosts 18th edition of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit 2018

The 18th edition of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit was held in Qingdao, China on June 9-10, 2018. The summit concluded with the adoption of the Qingdao declaration. The declaration calls for implementing the three-year plan to combat terrorism, separatism and extremism. It also calls for implementation of the treaty on long-term good neighbourliness, friendship ..

Teesta River

Teesta River is lifeline of Sikkim and makes a border between Sikkim and West Bengal before joining the Brahmaputra as a tributary in Bangladesh. The total length of the river is 315 kilometres.It originates at Tso Lhamo Lake in North Sikkim and is formed by the melting of the Tista Khantse glacier. Just before the ..

Rajiv Kumar committee constituted by Union Government to study Brahmaputra and flood control measures in Assam

The Union Government has constituted a committee headed by Rajiv Kumar, the Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog, to study the Brahmaputra and flood control measures in Assam and neighboring states .

Rs 207 crore project for protection of Majuli island announced

The government has sanctioned Rs 207 crore for the protection and development of the Majuli Island located along the Brahmaputra River in Assam. The amount is proposed to be spent to safeguard the land loss due to erosion and to protect the 80km length of the bank line situated on the right side of the ..

India, China to enhance Defense, Security Dialogue, reach $100 Billion Trade Target

India and China are ready to enhance defense and security dialogue and work in the direction of achieving the bilateral trade target of 100 billion dollars. The agreement reached on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Environment Summit during a dialogue b/w Indian PM Manmohan Singh and his Chinese PM Wen Jiabo. India invited Chinese investment ..