'China begins sharing data on Brahmaputra, Sutlej rivers'
NEW DELHI: After a year's gap, China has resumed sharing hydrological data on the Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers with India, an official of the water resources ministry said.
For the Brahmaputra river, data was shared by China from May 15, while it started sharing data for the Sutlej from June 1.
The move comes after the two sides held talks over the issue in March.
Data will be shared twice daily until October.
Last year, China stopped the exercise citing that the hydrological gathering sites were washed away due to floods. It also coincided with the 73-day Doklam stand-off that took place during the peak monsoon period.
The sharing of hydrological data also coincides with the two sides agreeing to resume the annual exercise between their armies. The exercise did not take place last due to the Doklam stand-off.
The Brahmaputra originates from Tibet and flows into Arunachal Pradesh and Assam and later drains into the Bay of Bengal through Bangladesh.
"Sharing hydrological data is very important for generating information on floods for the northeastern states," the official said.
Beijing has started providing data from three hydrological stations — Nugesha, Yangcun and Nuxia, lying on the mainstream of the Brahmaputra, also known as Yarlung Zangbo in China — and from the station at Tsada for the Sutlej, known as Langqen Zangbo, the official said.
India also pays an annual amount of Rs 1 crore to China for providing data on these two important rivers, the official added.
Ashi Cool-1 day ago
Ajay-1 day ago
Bingo, Bullseye target right on target by Modiji once again as China has after all started sharing data on Brahmaputra ,Sutlej which they never shared with India during Scamgress rule of 70 years
Sukumar Kamath-Cloud 9-23 hours ago
China is bending its foreign policies & relationship with India... It is good sign which didn''t happen during Con-Khan-Gress or UPA rule post Independence era...
Rahul Gaikwad-Pen-23 hours ago-Follow
in the world only modiji can control china.
Tanmay Chakrabarti-23 hours ago-Follow
Due to the NaMo effect China is forced to do so.
Jai Modi-Bikaner-23 hours ago-Follow
All this is due to Modi strong diplomatic relations.. fruits of foreign of foreign travel
ABHIJET-21 hours ago-Follow
Yet another MODI JI tactful diplomacy which compelled the arrogant Chinese to succumb and bow down.........We need to be double alert ourselves from both of our eastern and western neighbors at all times - 24X7X365
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Kill Anti India Forces-72 hoors-1 day ago-Follow
Good Step by China..
Michaelalok-23 hours ago-Follow
ME-SEEMS, ANOTHER MASTER STROKE BY MODIJI!!
jagat-20 hours ago-Follow
India needs Modi for another ten years to eradicate the effects of anti nationals and bring our country in the category of developed nations.
Sriram Acharya-Udupi, Karanataka-22 hours ago-Follow
Now everyone knows and understands that India is a power to reckon with. Proud to be an Indian. NaMo Namaste.
Priyanka Priyanka-Bengaluru-22 hours ago-Follow
Yes ... we need a PM who can visit the other countries and do something for country .... not a PM who need permission from Sonia and Pappu for even going to washroom ....
Souvik Ghosh Dastidar
Souvik-Kolkata-23 hours ago-Follow
A process was stopped during Modi's time. Restarted after a year. It is failure of Modiji to interrupt a system. Failures are hailed as Success?????? dirty tricks bhakto ooooo!!!!
在莫迪执政时期，这种分享被中止了。一年后又重启。莫迪中断了这个过程，太失败了。明明是失败，却被赞为成功?????真是卑鄙的手段! ! ! !
Yogesh-Location-20 hours ago-Follow
India must construct dams, check dams and link Brahmaputra and Sutlej with other rivers.
Frank Mario Alexander
Frank Mario Alexander-22 hours ago-Follow
Oh yea the world was waiting for yet master stroke of the genius chaiwalla!! must be the railway karak chai effect!!