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I am trying to find information ON the Indus river valley and i cant so we need a better internet source
- 1 Factual Errors Re. 'Modern Issues and Indus Waters Treaty'
- 2 Sindhu(river indus) After Kala Bag Dam
- 3 Sindhu (River indus)
- 4 Modern issues
- 5 Indus River
- 6 Added infobox
- 7 Shendu
- 8 Afghanistan Historically is part of the Indus river
- 9 Avestan?
- 10 Tributaries
- 11 The word "India"
- 12 problem with 1 tributaire
- 13 Indus River Day
- 14 Requested move
- 15 Translations
- 16 about indus river geography
- 17 Orienting Maps
Factual Errors Re. 'Modern Issues and Indus Waters Treaty'
In the section 'Modern Issues' the claim was made "India had gained control of the mouth of the river after the first Kashmir war" ! Well, India never had control of the mouth to start with - it has always been in Pakistan - the Indus delta. I am not sure if the author understands what the 'mouth' of a river implies. Another claim that was made in this section was that the Pakistan government was allowing Hindu temples on its banks. Now talk about living in a cloud cuckoo land! In the section 'Indus Waters Treaty' reference was made to the Baghlighar hydroelectric project. The implication was that this was on the Indus - which it is not case, it is projected to be on the Chenab in the Jammu region, and does not involve diversion of water for irrigation. It is my understanding that the Indus Waters Treaty allows for this kind of usage. As anybody who has been to the upper reaches of Ladakh and Zanskar (the regions through which the Indus flow in India) can tell you, India has a snowball's chance in hell of being able to make use of the Indus' water.
Sindhu(river indus) After Kala Bag Dam
Ur pics show good Image of Sindu in World ,But Truth is that If you see current Delta of Sindhu, u would not find Drop of Water,i will Get Picture and Uploaded it here,that Might Help U,u will find dust just dust.i live there i am part of it.So please Add topic ,Sindh with no water Left,i do not agree me ,just read on websites u will find good links and hits about it.
Sindhu (River indus)
Hello dear USer,sindhu(you call it Indus river) is part of Pakistan sindh,so it is in Scope of Pakistan Wikipedia too,so i will add tag of pakistan here so do not mind . —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Khalidkhoso (talk • contribs) 06:55, 8 December 2006 (UTC).
Modern are not disscued here,Those are Major for sindhi living in Pakistan Sindh,those are matter death\living to Us.I will add some more issue on it ,if any one any arge he/she can it,i will wait for one day —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Khalidkhoso (talk • contribs) 07:27, 8 December 2006 (UTC).
I thought this article was okay...it wasn't the best thought, it could have included the dissolved oxygen (DO) and the Nitrates, and the Alkalinity. Other wise I thought the article was very informative, very historical, and very well organized. Keep up the good work!! 18.104.22.168 15:11, 12 April 2007 (UTC)
I have added an infobox to the top of the article, it contains important data about the river from the article, if you have any extra info then add it to the relevant fields in the infobox, the infobox template will add/format the information automatically. I used Template:Geobox River for the template. Supaluminal 03:39, 28 June 2007 (UTC)
Afghanistan Historically is part of the Indus river
I dont see afghanistan being named as part of the countries who are tied to the river. One Must remember on the grounds, that before pakistan, afghanistan formed the west side of the river and thus the Indus river being the NATURAL boundry between Afghanistan and India. Somebody must take some actions on this.Pashtun786 (talk) 03:36, 1 February 2008 (UTC)
The Avestan, as mentioned Vendidad, Fargard 1:18, is indeed Hindu (or more properly, hiṇdu), but the Avestan looks like this (third line of definition, directly preceding "Vd. …"), not 'حندو'. If anything, هِندُ might come closer in transliteration, but is still an anachronistic script for the ancient Iranians to have used. Roman transliteration is probably preferable in lieu of an image file utilizing an Avestan font. Khirad (talk) 20:06, 3 April 2009 (UTC)
The list appears wrong to me at least in the usual use of the term tributary. Tthe list contains some rivers which are just tributaries to the tributaries of the Indus (like Beas or Jhelum)---Kmhkmh (talk) 23:54, 29 May 2009 (UTC)
- i removed now all rivers which are not direct tributaries to the Indus. In particular the 5 rivers (Jhelum,Chenab,Sutlej,Ravi,Beas) have been replaced by the Panjnad.--Kmhkmh (talk) 11:23, 30 May 2009 (UTC)
The word "India"
The article mentions that the term "India" was used only for what is now Pakistan till the arrival of the British:
The word "India" is a reference to the Indus River. In ancient times, "India" referred to the region of modern-day Pakistan along the Indus river which traded extensively with the ancient world. It was only after the arrival of the British in the sixteenth century that name began to be applied to the entire region.
The above is incorrect. The word "India" has been used for most of what is now the Indian Subcontinent, since 300 BC. Megasthenes describes India as the land beyond the Indus, the Indus forming its western boundary.
B.C. c. 300. -- "India then (H( TOI/NUN *)INDIKH\) being four-sided in plan, the side which looks to the Orient and that to the South, the Great Sea compasseth; that towards the Arctic is divided by the mountain chain of Hēmōdus from Scythia, inhabited by that tribe of Scythians who are called Sakai; and on the fourth side, turned towards the West, the Indus marks the boundary, the biggest or nearly so of all rivers after the Nile." -- Megasthenes, in Diodorus, ii. 35. (From Müller's Fragm. Hist. Graec., ii. 402.)
c. 590. -- "As for the land of the Hind it is bounded on the East by the Persian Sea (i.e. the Indian Ocean), on the W. and S. by the countries of Islām, and on the N. by the Chinese Empire. . . . The length of the land of the Hind from the government of Mokrān, the country of Manṣūra and Bodha and the rest of Sind, till thou comest to Ḳannūj and thence passest on to Tobbat (see TIBET), is about 4 months, and its breadth from the Indian Ocean to the country of Ḳannūj about three months."-<-> Istakhri, pp. 6 and 11.
" "Hind is surrounded on the East by Chín and Máchín, on the West by Sind and Kábul, and on the South by the Sea."-<-> Ibid. in Elliot, i. 45.
problem with 1 tributaire
Is Shingo River a tributaire of the Indus river? Its article says that it merges with Suru River (Indus), which in turn merges with Dras River, but the article is not clear on where the merged river ends. --Enric Naval (talk) 23:17, 13 February 2010 (UTC)
- According to various Himalaya guides that i checked via Google Books neither Shingo nor Suru are direct tributaries to the Indus, but the Dras is. The somewhat confusing entries that exists here and sometimes elsewhere are due to the fact that some sources (and at one point this article) simply listed tributaries to the Indus rivers system (=any major river whose water at some point reaches the Indus) rather than the actual tributaries to the Indus river itself. I attempted to fix that a while ago, but apparently I missed some or they were falsely introduced later on.--Kmhkmh (talk) 22:30, 23 November 2010 (UTC)
Indus River Day
This section might be somewhat inappropriate in its current form, feel free to improve and shorten it or even to remove it altogether. However don't just blank the section without removing title. I reverted the blanking, may the next editor decide whether it is worth to fix the section or remove it completely.--Kmhkmh (talk) 22:30, 23 November 2010 (UTC)
The first paragraph is swamped with translations in multiple languages - is this really necessary given that Wikipedia has different language sections? 22.214.171.124 (talk) 05:50, 15 September 2011 (UTC)
- I've just done a quick count - sixteen alternate names in thirteen languages, with nine transliterations, and four more literal meanings. It could definitely do with being pared down, or having almost all the variant names moved into a "Naming" section, keeping two or three in the lead along with the English. The question is which ones to keep in the lead - any suggestions? Shimgray | talk | 23:12, 31 October 2011 (UTC)
about indus river geography
- Good question. Tibetans traditionally say a spring named "Sengge Khabab" (Lion's Mouth), and explorer Sven Hedin accepted this. Does anyone know the latitude/longitude coordinates? Chinese scientists using modern satellite imagery have identified a more distal source higher in elevationa and further south . Is this the place identified here on Wikimapia?  LADave (talk) 23:33, 13 November 2012 (UTC)
Do you know what would be nice? If the editors of wikipedia would use maps that actually demonstrate where a geographic entity is located in relation to the rest of the world. This page and every other one like it is useless without orientation. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 18:10, 11 August 2013 (UTC)