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Dam in Basholi & Pathankot

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Ranjit Sagar Dam: Dam in Basholi & Pathankot
The Ranjit Sagar Dam, also known as the Thein Dam, is part of a hydroelectric project constructed by the Punjab Irrigation Department on the Ravi River on the border of two states of India, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab. It is located upstream of the Madhopur Barrage at Madhopur. A large portion, up to 60%, of the reservoir falls within Jammu and Kashmir. The dam is around and equidistant 30 Kms from both Pathankot in the state of Punjab and Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir. The project is used for both irrigation and power generation. The project is the largest hydroelectric dam in Punjab with a capacity of 600 megawatts. Also, the dam is amongst the highest earth-fill dams in India and has the largest diameter penstock pipes in the country. The township where the site is located is called Shah pur Kandi Township. Feasibility studies for the project began in 1953 and geotechnical studies continued until 1980. Construction began in 1981, the generators were commissioned in 2000 and the project complete in March 2001.

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Army Helicopter Crash : Pilot’s body recovered , search on for Co-pilot | Oneindia News [Video]

Army Helicopter Crash : Pilot’s body recovered , search on for Co-pilot | Oneindia News

Body of one of the two pilots of army’s Rudra helicopter that crashed into Ranjit Sagar Dam in Jammu on August 3 was recovered on Sunday evening after 12 days of intensive search operations. The..

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Indian Army Chopper Crash : Experts flown in, International help sought | Oneindia News [Video]

Indian Army Chopper Crash : Experts flown in, International help sought | Oneindia News

The Indian army said that special equipment and experts are been flown in to find the remains of the army helicopter that crashed into Ranjit Sagar Dam in Jammu & Kashmir’s Kathua on August 3...

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