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UPSC Essentials | Mains answer practice \u2014 GS 1 (Week 33)

Indian Express 12 Jan 2024
QUESTION 2 How does 'green road' construction foster ... How does 'green road' construction foster environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive development in the Himalayas? Introduction.
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Watch: Heavy traffic gridlock hits Manali and other tourist hotspots amid Christmas, New Year rush

Hindustan Times 24 Dec 2023
Wrap up the year gone by & gear up for 2024 with HT! Click here ... The Atal Tunnel, a remarkable engineering feat nestled in the Himalayas, constitutes a highway tunnel constructed beneath the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal range ... ....
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World’s highest railway bridge to open soon in India

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 23 Dec 2023
The terrain passes through young Himalayas, which are full of geological surprises and numerous problems ... The 111 kilometres USBRL stretch that is currently under construction predominantly involves tunneling.
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Himachal Pradesh news: Traffic congestion in Kasol, Manali, Shimla Highway ahead of Christmas Eve

Live Mint 23 Dec 2023
... in Rohtang Pass received fresh snowfall on Saturday.The Atal Tunnel, an engineering marvel in the Himalayas, is a highway tunnel constructed under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal range.
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Govt ignored geologists

Deccan Herald 12 Dec 2023
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday said the ordeal of 41 workers trapped inside a tunnel in Uttarakhand for 17 days could have ...
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Where’s the promised safety audit?

Deccan Herald 08 Dec 2023
... of rock formations, blasting continues to be used widely in the hills.</p>.<p>Excessive road and rail tunnel construction is taking place along the entire length of the Himalayas.
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Uttarakhand tunnel: A successful rescue goes a long way, and Pushkar Dhami shows how

Indian Express 07 Dec 2023
For now, it has also put on the backburner any heat directed by the Opposition at the BJP government over construction activities in the Himalayas and the environmental costs of the development push in the delicate geography.
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Young hikers clean up Margalla Hills Trail-5

The News International 03 Dec 2023
Speaking on the occasion, Devcom-Pakistan Executive Director and founder Pakistan Mountain Festival Munir Ahmed said the Margalla Hills National Park increasingly becoming a focus of visitors and illegal constructions.
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Young hikers cleanup Margalla Hills Trail-5

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2023
Speaking on the occasion, Devcom-Pakistan Executive Director and founder Pakistan Mountain festival said the Margalla Hills National Park increasingly becoming a focus of visitors and illegal constructions.
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Sadhguru says Uttarakhand tunnel collapse an 'unfortunate human tragedy'

Beijing News 30 Nov 2023
He attributed the reason behind ecological imbalance to the hydel projects emphasizing that road construction will be easier if done in a 'certain way'. "Whole if the Himalayas are a very rubble-like ...
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Rescued: How Indian miners escaped a collapsed tunnel

CBC 29 Nov 2023
... trapped inside a collapsed tunnel in the Himalayas.
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Happy ending and a call for caution

Hindustan Times 29 Nov 2023
The nation heaved a collective sigh of relief when the last of the 41 labourers trapped in an under-construction tunnel in the Himalayas near Uttarkashi, the roof of which had collapsed 17 days earlier, was rescued on Tuesday night.
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Express View: Triumphs and lessons of the Uttarkashi tunnel rescue

Indian Express 29 Nov 2023
... highways and roads are being constructed and widened in Uttarakhand ... The Char Dham Project involves large-scale construction in one of the most ecologically fragile zones in the world - the Himalayas.
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HT Interview: India is capable of carrying out the toughest rescue ops, says Uttarakhand CM

Hindustan Times 29 Nov 2023
Do you think tunnelling in Himalayas is impacting local ecology? ... Construction of road tunnels can help to reach far flung areas in a shorter period and throughout the year ... tunnels under construction.
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Indian rescuers break through debris to reach 41 men trapped in tunnel

Oman Observer 28 Nov 2023
SILKYARA. Indian rescuers led by "rat miners" drilled through rocks and debris on Tuesday to reach 41 construction workers trapped in a collapsed tunnel in the Himalayas ....

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