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Tibet: Ancient buried canyon unearthed

Ancient buried canyon discovered in Tibet

A very old and very deep canyon lies alongside the Yarlung Tsangpo River in southern Tibet, near the eastern end of the Himalayas, and its recent discovery is prompting geologists to rethink a popular model currently used to explain how the gorges ..., 3 weeks ago
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DNA India

Reasearchers discover tectonic uplift in Himalaya led to formation of Tsangpo gorge

Wikimedia Commons A team of researchers has discovered a canyon, filled with more than 500 metres of sediments beneath the bed of the present-day Yarlung Tsangpo River upstream from the gorge.A team of German, Chinese, and American ...
 DNA India4 weeks ago Tectonic uplift in Himalaya led to formation of 'steep' gorge  Yahoo! India4 weeks ago

Enormous Gorge Shaped by River's Tectonic Transformation

The Tsangpo Gorge in Tibet, one of the deepest canyons in the world, formed when tectonic forces pushed up the earth and steepened the path of a river that then caused massive erosion, a new study finds. The discovery rewrites the geological ...
 Yahoo! News4 weeks ago How Plate Tectonics Helped Carve Tibetan Gorges (Infographic)  LiveScience.com4 weeks ago
India Today

China's dam dreams, India's water worries

As a lower riparian country, Delhi has often taken up the issue of launching the first unit of the run-of-river hydropower plant with Beijing, which has repeatedly assured India that no such project is on the cards It took some 16 days of talk in ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 days ago China puts first Brahmaputra dam into operation  India Today3 weeks ago
China Dialogue

Large scale hydropower will fail in Tibet due to freezing temperatures

Hydropower dams on the Tibetan plateau will be inefficient or inoperable because of freezing temperatures and exacerbate climate change, warns geologist Yang Yong The frozen Yarlung Tsangpo river just before it enters India - freezing temperatures ...
 China Dialogue2 days ago

China May Divert Flow of Brahmaputra: Minister

GUWAHATI: Assam's Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi on Thursday made a strong case for the construction of the 2000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro-electric Power Project at Gerukamukh in the state's Dhemaji district saying there were chances of China ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
Eurasia Review

Countering China's liquid bomb

The proposed river projects by the Chinese have raised concerns. India does not have any water-sharing agreement with China except for a joint declaration for sharing hydrological data, which is not adequate to address concerns After years of ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago India-China: Securitising Water Analysis  Eurasia Review2 weeks ago More Chinese Dams on River Shared with India Raises Concerns  Engineering News-Record1 month ago
Indian Express

Upstream superpowers

The vocabulary of environmentalism dominates the debate on dams. But it does not convey the full impact. To use the language of political economy, the most immediate effect of dams is the enclosure of the water commons. (Source: PTI photo/file) On ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago

Opinion: PM Modi Dumps Arun Jaitley's Earlier Argument

( Siddharth Varadarajan is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Public Affairs and Critical Theory, Shiv Nadar University ) By making a U-turn and publicly declaring his intention to fully implement the crucial Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) with ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago Modi Dumps Jaitley's Earlier Argument  NDTV2 weeks ago

VIEW FROM ABROAD: Water wars of the 21st century

WHILE oil may have triggered many of the conflicts of the 20th century, many believe that this century's wars will mostly be over water. Four years ago, many in Pakistan feared that India was bent on denying water due to us under the 1960 Indus ...
 DAWN Group2 weeks ago
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