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A file photo of water flowing out from sluiceways at the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River. The hydropower generating capacity of a new dam being planned by China on its side of the Brahmaputra river could be three times that of Three Gorges Dam.(AP/ file)

China to build a super dam on its part of Brahmaputra river

By Sutirtho Patranobis , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 11:34 PM IST
The new dam’s ability to generate hydropower could be three times that of central China’s Three Gorges Dam, which has the largest installed hydropower capacity in the world.
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The Kwanyin temple built on a rocky island in the middle of the Yangtze River is seen flooded as the water level surge along Ezhou in central China's Hubei province on Sunday, July 19, 2020.(AP)
The Kwanyin temple built on a rocky island in the middle of the Yangtze River is seen flooded as the water level surge along Ezhou in central China's Hubei province on Sunday, July 19, 2020.(AP)

China flood: Yangtze river in the throes of third flood peak, 45 million impacted

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, Beijing
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2020 06:48 PM IST
Warning against a new peak that may appear later, China’s water resources ministry said, “The flood control and flood fighting situation is severe.”
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi sit as they take a boat ride on the East Lake in Wuhan, China, April 28, 2018. India's Press Information Bureau/Handout via REUTERS
Chinese President Xi Jinping and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi sit as they take a boat ride on the East Lake in Wuhan, China, April 28, 2018. India's Press Information Bureau/Handout via REUTERS

On Wuhan visit, PM Modi was served Assam tea and not Chinese tea

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 10:41 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Xi Jinping that when he was the Gujarat chief minister, he had an opportunity to visit central China’s Hubei Province on a study tour to learn about the massive Three Gorges Dam.
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