Major Dams in India Major Dams in India

Major Dams in IndiaMajor Dams in India

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Bhakra Nangal Dam

  • Type: Concrete gravity
  • River: Sutlej River
  • Location: Himachal Pradesh

Hirakud Dam

  • Type: Composite Dam
  • River: Mahanadi River
  • Location: Orissa

NagarjunaSagar Dam

  • Type: Masonry Dam
  • River: Krishna River
  • Location: Andhra Pradesh

Sardar Sarovar Dam

  • Type: Gravity Dam
  • River: Narmada River
  • Location: Gujarat

Tehri Dam

  • Type: Earth and rock-fill
  • River: Bhagirathi River
  • Location: Uttarakhand
BagliharChenabJammu and Kashmir
Bhakra NangalSutlejHimachal Pradesh
ChutakSuruJammu and Kashmir
GandhisagarChambalMadhya Pradesh
Krishnaraja SagarKaveriKarnataka
Nimoo BazgoIndusJammu and Kashmir
Pochampad (Sri Ramasagar)GodavariTelangana
Pong (Maharana Pratap Sagar)BeasHimachal Pradesh
Sardar SarovarNarmadaGujarat
Thein (Ranjit Sagar)RaviPunjab
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64th National Film Awards


Sonam Kapoor  "Neerja", which was directed by Ram Madhvani, was declared as the Best Hindi Feature Film.  Sonam Kapoor got a Special Mention for her performance in "Neerja".Akshay Kumar bagged the Best Actor award for his act in "Rustom". Ajay Devgn directed "Shivaay" won the award for Best VFX.

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Matasya Avatar.
Kurma .
Varaha .
Narasimha .
Vaman .
Parsuram .
Ram .
Krishna .
Kalki .