Page-5 of Brahmaputra River Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..

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India, China ink 2 MoUs on sharing of Brahmaputra river data and supply of non-Basmati rice

India and China have signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) related to sharing of Brahmaputra river data and supply of non-Basmati rice. These MoUs were signed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held detailed discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping on bilateral and global issues to take forward agenda set at informal Wuhan Summit of April ..

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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 ..

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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 .

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Government launches scheme for protection of Majuli Island in Assam

The Union Government has launched new scheme for protection of Majuli Island in Assam from flood and erosion. The scheme was sanctioned by Government in March, 2017 and funding for it will be from Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER). The scheme has been framed by Brahmaputra Board based on recommendations of the ..

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