India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 18, 2015
The Himachal Pradesh High Court today directed the Border Roads Organisation and the central government to file a status report in the ongoing operation to rescue three labourers trapped inside an under-construction tunnel.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 17, 2015
Three children, including a 15-year-old girl, have been killed and two others are missing after a cloudburst struck near Sonmarg in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 30, 2015
About 500 pilgrims were stranded in Badrinath after a fresh landslide blocked the road near Joshimath in Chamoli district here today.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday February 27, 2015
Out of over 3000 kilometres of roads to be built along the India-China border to allow faster movement of troops and better connectivity, only 600 kilometres have been built till date.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 7, 2014
Keeping China in mind, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that the government is taking all steps to create matching infrastructure on the Indian side to realise its military potential.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday September 8, 2014
The floods in Jammu and Kashmir have taken a huge toll on the state's roads. One-third of the road network in Jammu has taken a hit. Four bridges have been totally damaged. And once the weather clears up and water recedes, it will take at least a week to restore connectivity, say officials of the Border Roads Organisation, or BRO.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 31, 2013
Kashmir Valley was today cut off from the rest of the country as heavy snowfall forced closure of the arterial Srinagar-Jammu national highway.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Rohtang Pass is the gateway to Keylong in the landlocked Lahaul Valley from Manali in the state's Kullu district.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 19, 2013
Construction work on the strategically important Rohtang tunnel in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh was partially suspended after a portion of the tunnel collapsed two days back, an official said on Saturday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 11, 2013
The Uttarakhand government on Wednesday put the number of missing people in last month's tragedy at 5360 and announced that pilgrimage to Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines will resume by September 30, even as fresh rains pounded several parts of the state and claimed 11 lives.
India News | Tejas Mehta | Wednesday July 10, 2013
First the cloudburst and now heavy rains have caused chaos all over upper Uttarakhand, blocking roads and hampering relief operations.
India News | Tejas Mehta | Thursday July 4, 2013
Thirteen kilometers downhill from Badrinath, deep in the thick forests of Lambagarh, the roar of the surging Alaknanda river is only disturbed by the continuous whine of bulldozers.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday July 4, 2013
It has been three weeks now since devastating floods and landslides ravaged Uttarakhand, but there are still at least 300 people trapped in Dharma and Vyas valley regions.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday July 3, 2013
The National Disaster Management Authority or NDMA today said that it was premature to call off rescue operations as pilgrims are still stranded in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.
India News | Written by Nitin Gokhale | Saturday June 22, 2013
In a very innovative, yet daring move, the Indian Air Force (IAF) today virtually established an aviation fuel supply bridge at Dharasu in Uttarkashi to give greater impetus to rescue operations that have been severely restricted due to non-availability of aviation fuel in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 19, 2013
In one of their largest relief and rescue operations in the last several decades, defence forces have deployed over 8,500 personnel and around 20 aircraft in rain-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 18, 2013
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who was stranded in tribal Kinnaur district for nearly 60 hours due to landslides triggered by heavy rain, was air-lifted this morning by a state helicopter. A dozen tourists, including some old and ailing persons, were brought to safety along with the Chief Minister, but 1700 still remain stranded.
India News | Written by Nitin A Gokhale | Tuesday October 16, 2012
Jimmy Jesibo, a local activist based in Bhalukpong, a town on the Assam-Arunachal Border and entry point of the Kameng sector in Western Arunachal Pradesh, is angry, very angry. The reason: abysmal condition of the road going right up to Tawang and beyond, along the China border.
India News | The Associated Press | Wednesday January 18, 2012
Heavy snowfall and sub-zero temperatures in the Kashmir valley have blocked several arterial roads that bring supplies to Srinagar. One-way traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu highway was restored on Tuesday, allowing trucks carrying essential supplies to proceed to Srinagar.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday September 3, 2010
Just when the Ministry of Environment and Forest was getting its act together cancelling mining licenses and suspending infrastructure projects which do not conform to environment norms in Assam, the Border Roads have started builing a road through a reserve forest which also touches a Tiger park. The widening of National Highway 42 is underw...