National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited has speeded up the detailed project report work on the 13.5-km tunnel
Published on Sep 19, 2020 05:24 PM IST
On completion, it is set to become the world’s longest road tunnel at an altitude above 3,000 metres. The tunnel is scheduled to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in September.
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 06:28 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
Plans are in the pipeline for developing ski slopes in Tiling Village in Lahaul, to boost tourism in the Himalayan valley.
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 05:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times/Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
The tunnel is also called Atal Tunnel, as the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had announced the project on June 3, 2000. The work was entrusted to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO).
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 10:16 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
Vistadome buses will have a glass rooftop for a panoramic view through the hilly region and will ply through the 8.8-km tunnel, named after former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Published on Aug 16, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
The Border Road Organisation (BRO) had set May 10 as the last date for clearing the snow. But inclement weather condition has hit the snow clearance work.
Updated on May 10, 2019 07:35 PM IST
The Border Road Organisation (BRO ) has undertaken the task to clear snow on the road leading to the north portal of tunnel near Teling village in Lahaul Spiti’s Sissu.
Published on Apr 17, 2019 02:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
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.
Updated on Oct 02, 2018 09:52 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By Naresh Kumar
While 24 people, including five foreigners, were airlifted by IAF helicopters, others were evacuated through the Rohtang Tunnel by the Border Roads Organisation personnel.
Updated on Sep 26, 2018 11:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dharamshala/Mandi | By Naresh K Thakur & Roop Upadhyay, Dharamshala/mandi
Workers’ body, affiliated to RSS’ Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, alleged violation of labour laws by companies engaged in construction of the tunnel.
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 11:40 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Saurabh Chauhan, Shimla