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Mystery swirls around China’s Brahmaputra river projects

China has been accused of diverting water from the Himalayas through a series of dams and underground tunnels. Media reports suggested that the world’s second largest economy is channeling water from the upstream Tibetan section of the trans-boundary Brahmaputra river. This normally flows through China, India and Bangladesh, but now it is being partially redirected to irrigate […]