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Hundreds of miles from their homes, a group of labourers are toiling in a cold Indian Himalayan desert to repair some of the world’s highest roads. (Photo by Gurinder Osan/ Hindustan Times)

How one of world’s highest roads is being built in Ladakh

By Agence France-Presse | Tangtse
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 02:12 PM IST
Stationed near Chang La pass which is perched at a height of 5,360 metres (17,590 feet), the 13 men, whose home is the low-lying eastern state of Jharkhand, have little experience of cold climes.
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