Latest Sutlej Stories

2008-10-22 09:00:36

Power engineering company Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has secured a contract for setting up a 412MW hydro electric project in Himachal Pradesh, India. The order for the electro-mechanical package for the World Bank-funded Rampur hydro electric project (HEP) was bagged by Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) under international competitive bidding. Valued at over INR6.41 billion, the order for the Rampur HEP has been placed on BHEL by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL). Located in...

2008-08-30 21:00:14

By IP Singh SULTANPUR LODHI: With nearly half a dozen villages in the Mand area of Sultanpur Lodhi still inundated with water, a high-level drainage & irrigation department team has decided against giving a 'relief cut' in the Sutlej river 'bundh' , holding it would pose a great risk if the water level rises in the river. Meanwhile the stink is so strong in these villages that residents are trying to lessen it by burning incense sticks or similar material. The dirty water of the...

2005-06-27 07:25:11

CHANDIGARH, India (Reuters) - Thousands of people fledtheir homes in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradeshafter a river burst its banks, which police said may have beencaused by a swollen lake in neighboring China. Dozens of homes, bridges and roads in the mountainous statehave been washed away since the Sutlej river rose on Sundayforcing an estimated 5,000 people to seek shelter in schoolsand government buildings on higher ground. But no deaths have been reported from anywhere in...

Latest Sutlej Reference Libraries

2006-09-01 13:04:41

The Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) and Indus River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) are two sub-species of freshwater or river dolphins found in India and Pakistan. From the 1970s they had commonly been regarded as separate species. The Ganges River Dolphin is primarily found in River Ganges and its tributaries in India while the Indus River Dolphin is found in the Indus river in Pakistan Taxonomy Until the 1970s the Indus and Ganges River Dolphins were...

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This word is partly Irish in origin.