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THE HINDU   04 July 2019   India  
<p>The 6.6-km tunnel is built in a record 43 months at a cost of ₹460 crore<br />The South Central Railway (SCR) has added yet another feather in its cap by commissioning the longest electrified tunnel of 6.6 km built at a total cost of ₹460 crore between ...
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Daily Mail   03 July 2019   India   Ratnagiri  
<p>At least 12 houses in the village adjacent to the dam have been washed away. Rescue operation is underway. A team of 5 BN NDRF has been sent to Tiware dam for rescue operation. Pune's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team is also heading towards ...
The Indian Express   21 June 2019   India   Mumbai  
<p>The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Sunday began laying tracks on the elevated corridor of Metro line 7 that will connect Andheri (E) to Dahisar (E). An MMRDA official said that civil work on two Metro lines 7 and 2A (DN Nagar ...
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India Today   30 January 2019   India  
<p>- The Jammu-Srinagar highway was hit by a landslide early on Wednesday at the Anokhi Fall in the Ramban district, a traffic official said<br>- One-way traffic from Srinagar to Jammu will be allowed as soon as the landslide is cleared<br>- After remaining ...
Railway Gazette   09 January 2019   India  
<p>INDIA: The country&rsquo;s longest combined rail and road bridge was officially opened when Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off a Northeast Frontier Railway inter-city train from Tinsukia to Naharlagun on December 25.<br />The 4.94 km Bogibeel Bridge ...
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Business Today   17 October 2018   India  
<p>For the first time in India, a railway station will be built inside a tunnel at a height of 3,000 metres, on the strategic Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line close to the Sino-India border, a senior official told PTI.<br />While many metro stations in Delhi and other ...
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<p>The work, published in Geophysical Research Letters1 last month, highlights the risk of quake-triggered landslides to hydropower development in the Himalayas &mdash; a global hotspot for this type of energy source.</p>
NDTV   14 September 2018   India   North Sikkim  
<p>Incessant rain in north Sikkim since Sunday has triggered multiple landslides in North District, snapping road connectivity at several places including Gangtok, a senior district official said.<br /><br />The landslides have occurred at Dzongu, Mangan, ...
Quartz   13 September 2018   India   Meghalaya  
<p>Officially, we&rsquo;re living in the Holocene epoch. Informally, people talk about our current age as the Anthropocene, melding humans with the lingo of geologic time. And now, there&rsquo;s a new age with a new name&mdash;the Meghalayan. So how did the ...
The Week   09 August 2018   India   Kerala  
<p>Heavy rain continued to lash parts of Kerala on Thursday, claiming 10 lives and causing widespread damage. Five of a family were killed after landslide struck Adimali in Idukki. Another five of a family was killed in landslide at Nilambur in Malappuram.<br ...