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- proper noun Yarlung Zangbo River
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Qiang people dominated east part of Tibet plateau for thousands of years when Tibetans were still some tribes in the Yarlung Zangbo villages.
The government plans to build several big hydropower dams on the Yarlung Zangbo (better known in the outside world by its downstream name, Brahmaputra), the Nujiang (Salween), the Lancang (Mekong) and the Jinsha, a major tributary of the Yangtze.
India is also disturbed by Chinese plans for a massive dam along the Yarlung Zangbo river in southern Tibet, a project some experts say could turn a crucial Indian agricultural region into a dustbowl.