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Climate change adding layer of vulnerability to fragile Himalayas: Experts

The Telegraph India 23 Jul 2022
Climate change and ill-planned human interventions in the Himalayas have accentuated the vulnerability of the hills to disasters, resulting in a manifold increase in loss of property and human lives, experts say ... We do not even have a credible disaster management system in place for the Himalayas," Thakkar said.
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Climate change is adding a layer of vulnerability to fragile Himalayas: ExpertsThe glaciers are receding ...

Deccan Herald 23 Jul 2022
Climate change and ill-planned human interventions in the Himalayas have accentuated the vulnerability of the hills to disasters, resulting in a manifold increase in loss of property and human lives, experts say ... We do not even have a credible disaster management system in place for the Himalayas," Thakkar said ... Himalayas.
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FINA enters four-year agreement with Myrtha Pools over Pools for All programme

Inside The Games 22 Jun 2022
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) has entered a four-year agreement with existing partner Myrtha Pools to provide facilities to selected National Federations as part of the Pools for All programme ... FINA is currently financing and overseeing the construction of a pool in Bhutan's capital Thimphu on the edge of the Himalayas ... .
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Plan may do more harm than good

The Times of India 25 Apr 2022
Going against the NGT judgement of 2017 that banned all constructions, the draft SDP proposes to allow constructions in the core area of Shimla to “cater to housing demand”. It also proposes to allow construction in highly vulnerable sinking zones, if certain conditions like clearance from a geologist, are met ... “The Himalayas are fragile.
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Banihal Qazigund Road Tunnel: Distance, connecting places, benefits - all you need to know

One India 24 Apr 2022
New Delhi, Apr 24. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Banihal Qazigund Road Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. It is located in the Lower Himalayas, on National Highway 44. Distance and CostThe construction works of the project ... .
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Nepali President: Vision of building community with shared future for mankind and BRI proposed by Xi draw blueprint for global governance and development

People Daily 22 Apr 2022
Nepal supports the joint construction of the BRI and looks forward to accelerating the construction of a Multi-dimensional Connectivity Network across the Himalayas with China, which is an opportunity to bring a new look to the infrastructure of Nepal, according to Bhandari.
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China and Nepal study feasibility of cross-border power grid

Metro USA 26 Mar 2022
KATHMANDU (Reuters) – China and Nepal will conduct a feasibility study to construct a high-voltage power transmission line across the Himalayas to facilitate the exchange of electric power, officials said on Saturday ... He handed over the new international airport constructed ...
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BMC plans to appoint consultant to check bridges twice a year

The Times of India 02 Mar 2022
Based on the audits, repairs will be carried out and if the bridges are beyond repair, then they will be pulled down and re-constructed,” said an official. The role of consultants and auditors had come under the scanner after the 2019 Himalaya bridge collapse at CSMT.
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How AI could help bring a sustainable reckoning to hydropower

Popular Science 26 Feb 2022
Despite this, there is still an aggressive push for constructing new hydropower dams in the Brazilian Amazon and the Himalayas. “​​In light of this expected boom in construction of new hydropower dams, it is critical to identify whether future dams will produce low-carbon energy,” ...
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Building permits

Bowling Green Daily News 23 Feb 2022
Stonewood Construction (Traditions Landing/A Himalaya USA Properties LLC, new commercial clubhouse), 173 Traditions Blvd., Lot 3-2, commercial building, $950,000. Sunbelt Construction (Big Country Powersports, add to commercial building), 3108 Nashville Road, commercial building, $1,500,000.
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Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link project: Longest tunnel T-49 connected

Live Mint 16 Feb 2022
"Katra-Banihal Section is traversing through hilly terrain of lower Himalaya's, in which Geology is a major challenge. It has several major bridges and very long tunnels which are under construction at different stages," it said ... The work of construction was entrusted by NR to IRCON International Ltd.
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An Insight into Himalaya Machinery and its Role as a Leader of the Growing Indian ...

The Eastern Herald 09 Feb 2022
Himalaya machinery is a leader of this industry with a vision to take Indian machinery to the global space. In its endeavor to contribute to the growth of the country, Himalaya Machinery focuses on a Made in India model ... World-class manufacturing standard shop floor at Himalaya Machinery.
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Himalayan avalanche kills seven Indian soldiers near border with China

The Wire 09 Feb 2022
... soured ties with bigger neighbour China, India has intensified patrols in Arunachal Pradesh in the eastern Himalayas and also stepped up construction of roads and tunnels.
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Himalayan avalanche traps Indian Army patrol team near China border

Gulf Daily News 07 Feb 2022
... soured ties with bigger neighbour China, India has intensified patrolling in Arunachal Pradesh on the eastern Himalayas and also stepped up construction of roads and tunnels.
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Seven Army personnel hit by avalanche in Arunachal PradeshSearch and rescue operations are currently underway

Deccan Herald 07 Feb 2022
After several border stand-offs in the past few years soured ties with bigger neighbour China, India has intensified patrolling in Arunachal Pradesh on the eastern Himalayas and also stepped up construction of roads and tunnels.

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