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  • India's Road Ahead

    Nitin Gadkari to empower ‘India’s Road Ahead’: A conference by Free Press Journal and Moneycontrol

    Mumbai: Despite India being the second largest road network in the world, there is a constant need for the network to evolve and add more roads to this network if we want to connect the ever-growing population of the country. At the same time, as was clear when the US suffered the crippling economic depression of the 1930s, there is nothing like road-building to provide jobs and to catalyse economic growth.

  • Army takes steps for swift troop movement along China border

    Troops of India and China were locked in a 73-day-long standoff in Dokalam since June 16 after the Indian side stopped the building of a road in the disputed area by the Chinese Army. The face-off ended on August 28.

  • BRO builds world’s highest motorable road in Ladakh

    Srinagar : In a major feat, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed the world’s highest motorable road in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, passing through Umlingla Top at a height of over 19,300 feet. The feat was achieved under ‘Project Himank’ of the organisation.

  • U’khand landslide: Of around 2,000 people stranded, 800 resume journey

    Dehradun: Of the around 2,000 people stranded after a landslide in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district, 800 have resumed their onward journey and work is on to clear the debris, officials said today. The Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway was closed near Vishnuprayag, one of the five confluences of Alaknanda river, between Joshimath (also known as Jyotirmath) and Badrinath, the famous pilgrim spot in the hill state.

  • Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for second day

    Jammu: The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the only road link that connects Kashmir with the rest of country, remained closed for the second consecutive day today due to landslides triggered by snowfall.

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