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Squats seem like a simple exercise- sit down and stand up but it’s not as easy as it seems(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine by Kamal Singh CSCS: Do you even squat, bro?

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh CSCS
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 08:09 AM IST
It might sound simple but this exercise has different variations and impacts
The map of Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand depicting the eight newly-built bridges by the BRO.(HT PHOTO.)
The map of Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand depicting the eight newly-built bridges by the BRO.(HT PHOTO.)

Rajnath Singh virtually inaugurates 8 bridges in Uttarakhand, says will benefit remote areas

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 04:01 PM IST
The eight bridges in Pithoragarh district have been built in Kulanagad, Tullagad, Dongatoll, Dobat-1, Elagad, Sirall, Sayaldhar and Charigad areas. The eight bridges range from 30m to 85m with Dongatoll being the shortest one--30m while Charigad is the longest one--85m.
Military tankers carrying fuel move towards forward areas in the Ladakh region, September 15, 2020(REUTERS)
Military tankers carrying fuel move towards forward areas in the Ladakh region, September 15, 2020(REUTERS)

54 done, BRO rushes to build 48 bridges that can shoulder T-90 main battle tanks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 05:53 PM IST
30 of the 44 bridges commissioned on Monday fall on the route to the Line of Actual Control from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh speaks during the virtual inauguration of 6 BRO bridges, at Ministry of Defence in New Delhi(PTI)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh speaks during the virtual inauguration of 6 BRO bridges, at Ministry of Defence in New Delhi(PTI)

Rajnath Singh inaugurates 6 bridges in J&K

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishan Khajuria
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 03:45 PM IST
Rajnath Singh congratulated the Border Roads Organisation for completing the works of six bridges in record time and complimented them for contributing to nation-building by working in one of the most hostile terrain and weather conditions.
A village in Dzongu in North Sikkim hit by landslides. Five major landslides took place between Dikchu to Chungthang on Saturday.(HT PHOTO.)
A village in Dzongu in North Sikkim hit by landslides. Five major landslides took place between Dikchu to Chungthang on Saturday.(HT PHOTO.)

Landslides in north Sikkim hamper army movement near Indo-China border

Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 07:30 PM IST
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is working overtime to repair the strategic road leading to the border.
In this September 2018 photo, BRO workers are seen resting near Pangong Lake in Ladakh region
In this September 2018 photo, BRO workers are seen resting near Pangong Lake in Ladakh region

11k Jharkhand workers to build roads near China boundary

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh and Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 01:45 AM IST
The state government conveyed its consent to BRO in a letter dated June 6. It gave the permission after getting assurances on concerns flagged by it about the welfare of workers and wages not being paid in time, the officials said.
The BRO has built a road from Dharchula to Lipulekh (the gateway to Kailash-Mansarovar) --- a stretch of 80 km --- at an altitude ranging from 6000 feet to 17,060 feet, creating the shortest route for the Yatra(HT Photo)
The BRO has built a road from Dharchula to Lipulekh (the gateway to Kailash-Mansarovar) --- a stretch of 80 km --- at an altitude ranging from 6000 feet to 17,060 feet, creating the shortest route for the Yatra(HT Photo)

BRO makes Kailash Mansarovar Yatra easier for pilgrims

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2020 09:09 PM IST
Hundreds of pilgrims travel to the 6,638-metre Mount Kailash, located near Mansarovar Lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region, every year with the belief that circumambulating the holy mountain brings good fortune.
HT Image
HT Image

‘Jai Ram keen on completion of 16,703ft Shinkula tunnel’

Hindustan Times, Chnadigarh | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2019 10:53 PM IST
The project was delayed as the water ingress from Seri nullah that runs above tunnel posed a major geological challenge for engineers
Snow-clearing machines and 60 Border Roads Organisation personnel were pressed into service to clear the 13,050-ft pass that connects Manali with Leh.(HT Photo)
Snow-clearing machines and 60 Border Roads Organisation personnel were pressed into service to clear the 13,050-ft pass that connects Manali with Leh.(HT Photo)

At -20 degrees, under 20-ft of snow, Border Roads Organisation clears Rohtang Pass

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 07:55 AM IST
Usually, Rohtang Pass is officially closed for traffic on November 15 and reopened in May for which snow clearance begins in March. This is for the first time that the BRO took up the challenge to clear the stretch after intermittent snowfall.
Border Roads Organization will construct seven large and medium-sized bridges on strategically important Hindustan-Tibet road.(Bloomberg image)
Border Roads Organization will construct seven large and medium-sized bridges on strategically important Hindustan-Tibet road.(Bloomberg image)

BRO to construct 7 more bridges on Hindustan- Tibet Road

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 05:28 PM IST
BRO plans to throw open 300 metres-long bridge at Akpa in Kinnaur for traffic by this year end, one that uses structures that project horizontally into space supported on only one end.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh leaves Parliament after attending the budget session in New Delhi.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh leaves Parliament after attending the budget session in New Delhi.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Rajnath Singh to visit Kargil today on Kargil Vijay Diwas

New Delhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2019 07:45 AM IST
Ahead of his visit, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted, “Leaving New Delhi for Drass on a day-long visit to J&K. Shall visit the Kargil War Memorial to pay tributes to the fallen soldiers. I shall also be visiting Jammu region where two bridges built by BRO at Ujh in Kathua and Basantar in Samba will be dedicated to the nation.”
A Border Roads Organisation (BRO) worker drives a steamroller while repairing a road surface with tarmac on a section of the Leh Manali highway in Ladakh region.(Bloomberg)
A Border Roads Organisation (BRO) worker drives a steamroller while repairing a road surface with tarmac on a section of the Leh Manali highway in Ladakh region.(Bloomberg)

Speed up road construction along China border: Parliamentary panel asks BRO

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 12:06 PM IST
The panel said the roads served no purpose if they couldn’t support the movement of India’s fighting forces in all weather conditions, adding that quality of roads should not be compromised at any cost.
The BRO team at 13050-feet high Rohtang Top after the mountain pass on Manali-Leh highway was opened for traffic on October 1.(HT File)
The BRO team at 13050-feet high Rohtang Top after the mountain pass on Manali-Leh highway was opened for traffic on October 1.(HT File)

21 more rescued from Lahaul-Spiti

Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By Naresh Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 09:52 AM IST
In one of the longest and largest rescue operations of its kind in the state, teams of the Indian Air Force, Border Roads Organisation, police and mountaineering experts evacuated more than 4,800 people.
I can just see millions of emoticons deriding us humans on the virtual planet Emojica, using all manner of cruel faces(Photo Illustration Parth Garg)
I can just see millions of emoticons deriding us humans on the virtual planet Emojica, using all manner of cruel faces(Photo Illustration Parth Garg)

Humour: Meet the eye-rolling emoji!

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2018 10:31 PM IST
How certain turns of phrase can turn the stomach as well
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