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  Beas River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The river was also known as Arjiki or Vipas to the ancient Indians and the Hyphasis to the Ancient Greeks.
The river begins at the Rohtang Pass in the state of Himachal Pradesh, and merges with the Sutlej in Punjab, India.
The waters of the Beas and Sutlej rivers are allocated to India under the Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pakistan.
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 The Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Though River Chenab at Panjnad is in low flood level, water discharge over there has increased from 37,000 to 44,000 cusecs, which according to the experts would wash away inhabitation in the riverbed.
River Indus at Kotri will rise to the high flood mark during next 12-18 hours and is likely to cause widespread damage to Sindh province due to floodwater over the time period of about 36 hours.
River Indus at Tarbela, Kalabagh and Chashma is in medium flood where water discharge was 284200, 341500 and 371,000 cusec respectively.
www.nation.com.pk /daily/july-2005/13/index3.php   (689 words)

 Indus River - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Indus (सिन्‍धु नदी;) (known as Sindhu to Indians and in Sanskrit, as Sinthos in Greek, and Sindus in Latin) is the principal river of Pakistan.
The river originates in Tibet, flowing from the Himalayas in a north-westerly direction through Kashmir, and then turning south for nearly the entire length of Pakistan.
The Indus is one of the few rivers in the world that exhibit a tidal bore.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Sindhu   (529 words)

 Chenab River,Chandra River,Bhaga River,Spiti River of Himalayas,Himalaya Rivers,Rivers in Himalayan Mountain Range
Chandra River is one of the two rivers; the other one is Bhaga, which merges to form the Chenab in the Lahaul region of Himachal Pradesh.
This river originates from the southeast slope of the Baralacha La and turns abruptly west after traveling 48-km to flow another 64-km to meet with the Bhaga River at Tandi.
The river attains peak discharge in late summers when snow on the mountains melts and it occasionally freezes in winter.
www.travel-himalayas.com /rivers-himalayas/chandra-chenab-river.html   (529 words)

 Tourism, Lahaul & Spiti District, Himachal Pradesh, India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The rivers are not associated with any myths or historical events; on the other hand gods-one in each case are supposed to reside at the various junctions of the important streams and all such places are named after these gods.
Throughout its course the river is fed by a number of glaciers the biggest being the Shigri on its left bank, and the Samundari on the right.
The main stream of the Spiti river, which is fed by the glaciers, is a perennial one, while some of the tributary streams disappear in the loose morain at the feet of the plateaus.
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 The Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
River Kabul at Nowshera and River Swat at Munda are in high flood with falling tendency.
Chenab, Swat, Kabul: The river Chenab at Marala, Khanki and Qadirabad is in high flood and is falling at Marala but rising at Khanki and Qadirabad.
The rivers Kabul at Nowshera and river Swat at Munda are in high flood showing decreasing tendency while the river Ravi is in low flood at Jassar and Balloki and Jehlum in low flood at Mangla.
www.nation.com.pk /daily/july-2005/9/index2.php   (2314 words)

 Thousands of Pakistanis flee Himalayan flood - Boston.com - Asia - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pakistani officials said on Thursday India had released the water into the Chenab river without warning but a Pakistani flood expert said on Friday the flow was because of heavy rain in the mountains, and it had not been stored and released by India.
A relief official in Pakistan's Punjab province, where the Chenab river enters from Indian-controlled Kashmir, said the flow was not as heavy as earlier feared.
Water from cross-border rivers is a major source of disagreement between India and Pakistan and shared rivers are a main issue in peace talks the nuclear-armed rivals have been holding over the past year.
www.boston.com /news/world/asia/articles/2005/07/08/thousands_of_pakistanis_flee_himalayan_flood   (396 words)

 Adventure & Expedition Magazine: Nature, Travel, Geography, Culture, History and Outdoor Sports Journalism
The river canyon was so steep and narrow that we had to rappel some of the equipment down a 600-foot slope to get it to the river.
The river soon calmed and we were able to rescue the shipwrecked crew, blocking the capsized raft with another in midstream.
She was the only female on the river and easily outperformed most of her male counterparts, both earlier, on land, and on the river too.
www.andreaswallach.com /chenab.html   (6397 words)

 Legend of Himalays - Travel Himalay, Tour to Himalays, Himalay Travel Tours Tourism in Himalays Mountain Range
These rivers in turn have their tributaries and because of them the northern part of Indian soil is very fertile.
River Iravati is now Ravi, a major river of Punjab running a full 450 miles from its source in the mountains of Bungall, in Rohtang Pass.
River Ravi is hydrates of Arrean, Adris of Ptolemy, Hyarotes of Strabo and Phaudis of Pliny.
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 Sarasvati River: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sarasvati River Basin is adorned with lotus ponds, peacocks are abundant in the basin; the lotus is a symbol associated with the images of
It is the longest of the rivers in the Punjab of "Five Rivers".
According to this agreement, the flow of the three western rivers of the Indus basin--the Indus, Jhelum, and Chenab (except a small quantity used in Kashmir)--is assigned to Pakistan, whereas the entire flow of the three eastern rivers--the Ravi, Beas, and Sutlej--is reserved exclusively for India.
www.hindunet.org /hindu_history/sarasvati/sarasvati_river/history.html   (2692 words)

 Indus River - Britannica Concise
Kabul River - River in eastern Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan.
Indus River - great trans-Himalayan river of South Asia and one of the longest rivers in the world, having a length of 1,800 miles (2,900 kilometres).
Subsequently, vestiges of the civilization were found as far apart as Sutkagen Dor, near the shore of the Arabian Sea 300 miles (480 km) west of Karachi, and Ropar at the foot of the Simla Hills,...
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 Pakistan Times | Top Story: Flood situation aggravates, relief measures stepped-up in Pakistan
Mandi Bahauddin correspondent adds: Flood in the Chenab inundated over half a dozen villages and a wave of high flood in the river Chenab passed Mandi Bahauddin district peacefully and no causality was reported so far.
The river Indus is in high flood at Guddu barrage with rising tendency while the river Chenab is in high flood at Qadirabad, with falling tendency.
While the river Chenab at Trimmu is likely to range 200,000 cusecs medium flood during the period from 1800 hours of Sunday to 0600 hours of Monday.
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The Ravi and Jhelum rivers are the chief tributaries.
Punjab - Punjab [Pers.,=five rivers], historic region in the NW of the Indian subcontinent.
It is near the Chenab River and on a major road...
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 DJ->Geo Political Affaris
Most of the districts in Jammu and on the left bank of the Chenab are Hindu majority in the state of Jammu and Kashmir while in most of the districts on the western side of the Chenab, the Muslims are predominant.
The Wadvan River from the north joins the Chenab at Kishtawar with its perennial source of ice and snow at Nun Kun.
Those who strongly oppose the Chenab divide have their own logical reasons, which apart from emotional, are technical in nature also, and basically stem from the slippery nature of Indian adherence to any given promise.
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 Rivers and Lake...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Ravi and the Chenab or Chandrabhaga constitute the framework of the river system in Chamba district.
The river Chenab or Chandrabhaga rises from the mountains of Baralacha pass by two heads, the stream with its source on south-eastern side of the pass being called the Chandra and the other one which rises from north-western side is called the Bhaga.
The name Chenab is supposed to have been given to the river out of ancient belief that the source of river lay in China.
hpchamba.nic.in /Rivers.htm   (508 words)

 Kayaking India's Chenab River on WetDawg.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rising in the Pir Panjal range of Himachal Pradesh, Northern India, the Chenab River flows in a southwesterly direction from the Indian Himalayas to its confluence with the Sutlej River in Pakistan.
Made up of two rivers, the Chandra and the Bhaga, which both issue forth from opposite sides of Bara Lacha at 16,000 feet, the two rivers meet at a place called Tandi, and from then on assume the name Chandrabhaga or Chenab.
One of the five rivers of the Punjab, the Chenab runs through dramatic gorges and stunning mountain scenery on its 1,087 km journey to the ocean.
www.wetdawg.com /pages/whitewater/2004/chenab/index_ww.php   (1109 words)

 TRANS PAKISTAN (Boat Safari Page)
The trips are undertaken on local 60 foot-long wooden boats on the Indus and Chenab rivers in the Province of Punjab.
River Chenab is one of the five tributaries of the mighty river Indus and the landscape along our Boat safari route is truly enchanting with picturesque villages dotting the lush green cultivated areas.
Float down the river for the next two and a half days visiting with the local fishermen and farmers at their villages and camps to acquaint yourself with their interesting but simple life style and customs.
www.transpakistan.com.pk /boat.htm   (1360 words)

 Indus water Treaty and Gas Pipeline from Iran to India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chenab river originates in Indian province of Himachal Pradesh.
Pakistani defenses, including Upper Chenab and Lower Chenab canals in the Sialkote region and all the way to Panchnad in the south could be destroyed.
Loss of Chenab water cannot be replaced by diverting the Jhelum river water from the Mangla reservoir without upsetting the Sindhi interests.
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 ch yasir omair personal web page
At Domel, near Muzaffarabad, the river is joined by its largest tributary, Neelum (earlier called the Kishan Ganga), which drains about 2800 square miles of hilly area lying on the eastern side of the Nanga Parbat.
The river flows through hilly country for its entire length of 80 miles and drains the areas of Poonch, Kotli and Mirpur.
The barrage was to be constructed by India on the River Jhelum, below the Wular Lake near Sopore, 25 km north of Srinagar.
www.geocities.com /chyasiromair/river.html   (902 words)

 Search Results for Chenab - Encyclopædia Britannica
river in northwestern India and eastern Pakistan, formed by the confluence of two streams (Chandra and Bhaga) in the Punjab Himalayas in India's Himachal Pradesh state.
The city lies just north of the Chenab River and is connected with Lahore and Peshawar via the Grand Trunk Road.
River, northwestern India and northeastern Pakistan, one of the five...
www.britannica.com /search?query=Chenab&submit=Find&source=MWTAB   (328 words)

 WAZIRABAD - LoveToKnow Article on WAZIRABAD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
, a town of British India, in Gujranwala district of the Punjab, near the right bank of the river Chenab, 62 m.
The main line of the North-Western railway here crosses the Chenab by the Alexandra bridge, opened by the prince of Wales in 1876.
The branch to Sialkot has been extended to Jammu (51 m.); another branch follows the line of the Chenab canal towards Multan.
www.1911ency.org /W/WA/WAZIRABAD.htm   (91 words)

 ipedia.com: Indus River Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Indus is the principal river of Pakistan.
The Indus (known as Sindhu in ancient times) is the principal river of Pakistan.
It formerly occurred in the tributaries of the Indus also and may have extended into the northwestern extremities of the Indian Province of Punjab.
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 High flood may hit Chashma Barrage -DAWN - Top Stories; July 14, 2005
The River Kabul is contributing another 153,500 cusecs to the Indus and hence 446,000 cusecs of water is currently flowing downstream Khairabad near Attock.
The River Indus at Kalabagh, Chashma and Guddu is in medium flood and in low-to-medium flood at Tarbela.
The River Jhelum is in low-to-medium flood at Marala with falling tendency and in low flood at Rasul.
www.dawn.com /2005/07/14/top5.htm   (710 words)

 Asia Times
NEW DELHI - As Indian and Pakistani members of a commission on the sharing of the Indus waters meet in the Indian capital this week, it will be with the knowledge that the outcome of their talks on sharing glacier-fed waters have a bearing on sub-continental peace.
The Chenab is one of the five tributaries of the shared Indus river, whose headwaters lie in the disputed Himalayan territory of Kashmir.
It would also result in Pakistan gaining full control over the Chenab, on which the Baglihar dam is now coming up, and expanding the territory it holds to cover Srinagar, the capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir state, which lies west of the river.
www.atimes.com /atimes/South_Asia/EE29Df04.html   (1034 words)

 Reconsidering the Indus Waters Treaty: The Baglihar Dam Dispute
The Baglihar Hydropower Project (BHP) is being undertaken on the River Chenab in Doda, 160 km north of Jammu.
The average annual flow of waters in the eastern rivers is estimated to be around 33 Million Acres Feet (MAF) whereas it is 135 MAF in the western rivers.
Pakistan contends that the BHP would lead to a reduction in the downstream flow of water in the Indus as River Chenab is one of the important water source for Indus.
www.jammu-kashmir.com /insights/insight20050101a.html   (2043 words)

 South Asian Media Net > OPINION
The expected height of the Baglihar dam will be 470 ft. The average annual flow in the river Chenab is 25.9 MAF (Million Acre Foot) which is nearly 1.6 times that of the flow of river Sutlej.
Under the provisions of the Treaty, in the state of J&K only ‘run-of-the river’ projects are to be built to tap hydel power potential of the three western rivers flowing through the state.
It may be mentioned that quite close to the border, on the river Chenab, there are three large headworks of Marala, Khanki and Quadribad feeding the large area of Neeli bar, Ganji bar and Sandal bar in Pakistan.
www.southasianmedia.net /index_opinion4.cfm?id=55405   (805 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Chenab River Basin by itself has the largest potential, with an estimated capacity for development of 8000 MW (at 60% load factor).
The 964-Km (599 miles) Chenab River rises in the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh and after traversing 144 Kms, it enters into Jammu and Kashmir State and flows generally southwest upto Akhnoor near the Paksitan border.
With the limitation on storage of water on Chenab imposed by the Indus Water Treaty of 1960, it is the best solution to meet energy as the daily peak load demands by a relatively small daily ponding capacity.
doda.nic.in /others/hydromain.htm   (571 words)

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