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Banning dams won't solve the problem

The uproar over 'dams' following the Uttarakhand disaster is ill-informed & potentially counter-productive, says Anand Sankar The environmentalist lobby has been predictably up in arms in......

Killing the Brahmaputra in installments

It is high time India and China did a joint study to protect the river instead of competing to exploit and mutilate it in phases, says environmental activist Gopal Krishna.In the aftermath of the......

111 people killed in floods in China

Torrential rains continued to wreck havoc in China with landslides and floods in northwestern province of Shaanxi killing 111 people and disrupting the train traffic between Tibet and the......

China's growing role in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

Among the major development projects in Pakistan in which the Chinese have been involved till now are the construction of an international commercial port cum naval base in Gwadar on the Makran......

In China's wild, wild west

Beyond the stereotypical notions of dragons and daggers, kung-fu and Confucius, lies another, less-known face of China and the people of China. In the narrow alleys and bylanes of China's......

China's Three Gorges dam generates record power

The Three Gorges power plant, China's largest hydropower project, generated a record 98.1 billion kilowatt-hours (kwh) of electricity in 2012, according to an official announcement. The power......

China's pride: World's largest hydropower project

For the first time, all 32 giant generators of China's Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydropower project, went into production, generating nearly 22 million kw of power. Click NEXT to read......

World's 25 biggest hydro-electric power stations

Power is of great importance in modern urban existence. Countries across the world are busy exploring their individual resources to generate power. We present here a list of 25 biggest hydel......

Worst drought in China in 50 years may hit its GDP

The drought in China that is impacting more than five per cent of the country's farmlands and is being described as the worst in 50 years, may affect its GDP this year and push up inflation,......

The world's 25 biggest power plants

The United States, China and Japan are the world's largest producers of electricity. India has the fifth largest electricity-generation capacity in the world. It has an installed capacity of over......

Helming a Hollywood film in India

Sohan Roy is a mariner and the CEO of Aries Group, a consortium of ten firms based in Dubai, Sharjah, Kochi and Singapore. He is also the director of Dam 999, a Hollywood movie with 16......

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pravin
Q. Which is the largest dam (Hydro- Electric) in the world?A Raul Leoni DamB Nagarjuna SagarC Vakhsh, TajikistanD Bhakranangal
Pravin:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-largest-dam-hydro--electric-in-the-worlda-raul-/25948222/answers/

rajan
Q. TRUE OR FALSEThe worlds largest dam is in China, The Three Gorges Dam.
Rajan:  A. Three Gorges Dam in China more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/true-or-falsethe-worlds-largest-dam-is-in-china-the-three-go/25264537/answers/25948239

shubhas yadav
Q. where is the first largest soil dam in the world?
Shubhas Yadav:  A. true more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-the-first-largest-soil-dam-in-the-world/23967456/answers/25264538

Ambuj Kumar
Q. Three Gorges Dam (China)Capacity: 18,460 MW.The Three Gorges Dam is the world's largest hydropower project.Built on the Yangtze River in China, its construction began in 1994 . It is expected to produce as much as 22.5 gigawatts (GW) of power now.While in India NTPC produces 38674 MW(38.67GW) of power all over india through its several power plants. Y is indian govt not interested in making such massive hydel power plant project?
Ambuj Kumar:  A. Three Gorges China more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/three-gorges-dam-chinacapacity-18460-mw.the-three-gorges-dam/23094865/answers/23967484

Ambuj Kumar
Q. On which river is the Three Gorges Dam getting constructed?
Ambuj Kumar:  A. The Three Gorges region is located along the Yangtze River between the cities of Fengjie and Yichang in Chongqing municipality and Hubei...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/on-which-river-is-the-three-gorges-dam-getting-constructed/23094865/answers/17258311

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India needs ambitious national projects

Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint The first train rolled into Arunachal Pradesh on 7 April. Neighbouring Meghalaya was linked to the national rail... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/1BOPIbploHfK4sVwmwTD8M/India-needs-ambitious-national-projects.html
Water supply plants run out of water, now dry

Source: The Sangai Express Imphal, April 21 2014: With water levels of Imphal river, Iril river and Singda dam receding drastically, most of... ...

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Un-Cruise Adventures Releases 2015 Schedule of Adventure Cruises in Alaska, Mexico, Hawaii and Pacific Northwest

PRWeb 2014-04-07 Un-Cruise Adventures released its full 2015 schedule of small ship adventure cruises with 15 itineraries in Alaska's Inside... ...

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Moderate tremor jolts Chinas Hubei Province

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake on Sunday struck central Chinas Hubei Province close to the massive Three Gorges Dam, one of the worlds largest... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/international/moderate-tremor-jolts-chinas-hubei-province/article5851494.ece
1 Killed, 27 Injured as Bus Falls into Gorge

One person died and as many as 27 people were injured when a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) fell into a gorge at Ambalapara, near... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/1-Killed-27-Injured-as-Bus-Falls-into-Gorge/2014/03/30/article2139066.ece

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