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BSF detects trans-border tunnel from Pakistan to J&K’s Samba sector

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday detected a trans-border tunnel originating from Pakistan apparently used by four Jaish terrorists, who were eliminated at Ban toll plaza near Nagrota on Thursday. BSF inspector general NS Jamwal said, “The tunnel, which has entered around 160 meters in the Indian territory, has been detected near Regal post in Samba sector on Sunday.
Updated on Nov 22, 2020 11:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | By, Jammu

Friendship that bridged tunnel of hope at Rohtang

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will open the 9.2-km Atal Tunnel, named after ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on October 3 under the 13,050-ft Rohtang Pass, paving the way for round-the-year road connectivity to strategic Ladakh besides ending the six-month winter exile of residents of Himachal’s Lahaul and Spiti district
Finishing touches being given to the Atal Tunnel under Rohtang Pass before the inauguration slated for Saturday.(Aqil Khan/HT)
Finishing touches being given to the Atal Tunnel under Rohtang Pass before the inauguration slated for Saturday.(Aqil Khan/HT)
Updated on Sep 30, 2020 05:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla/Dharamshala | ByGaurav Bisht and Naresh Thakur

BSF to lodge protest with Pakistan Rangers, show photographic evidence of tunnel

A top BSF officer said the trans-border tunnel that originated in Pakistan was being dug from about 500 yards of a Pakistan Rangers’ post.
The tunnel was discovered on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba sector.(HT PHOTO)
The tunnel was discovered on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba sector.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 30, 2020 07:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | ByRavi Krishnan Khajuria| Edited by Sabir Hussain

BSF detects trans-border tunnel in J&K’s Samba sector

The tunnel extends 50 metres into the Indian territory, a search operation is underway
A 20-feet long and three-to-four-feet wide tunnel has been found in the Indian territory near the International Border in the Basantar area of Samba.(HT Photo)
A 20-feet long and three-to-four-feet wide tunnel has been found in the Indian territory near the International Border in the Basantar area of Samba.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 05:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times/Jammu | By, Jammu

Kolkata Port Trust moots tunnel under Hooghly river for truck movement

Trucks that trudge through Garden Reach Circular Road, Kidderpore Road, Hastings and Vidyasagar Setu, also known as the Second Hooghly Bridge, causing traffic snarls and pollution could cross the river via an underwater tunnel then head to the destination from the opposite bank in Howrah.
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) had levied the waterway usage charges at a rate of Rs 0.02 per gross registered tonnage (GRT) per km for inland cargo ships and Rs 0.05 for cruise vessels on national waterways.(Bloomberg)
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) had levied the waterway usage charges at a rate of Rs 0.02 per gross registered tonnage (GRT) per km for inland cargo ships and Rs 0.05 for cruise vessels on national waterways.(Bloomberg)
Published on Jul 26, 2020 04:36 PM IST
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Kolkata | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Undergound tunnel found in Bengal’s East Burdwan district; experts say maybe 300 years old

The tunnel made of bricks measures around four feet deep and 10 feet long. Archaeologists after seeing the picture of the tunnel said that it could be around 200 - 300 year old.
The discovery triggered much curiosity among the villagers who thought that the tunnel could lead to a secret chamber where treasure could be hidden.(HT PHOTO.)
The discovery triggered much curiosity among the villagers who thought that the tunnel could lead to a secret chamber where treasure could be hidden.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Feb 10, 2020 05:27 PM IST
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Waste not, litter not: Thane youths make tunnel with 18,000 plastic bottles

All those who provided more than 2kg of plastic received gifts — stones with awareness messages painted on them by youngsters.
Stone paintings with awareness messages painted on them were given out as gifts at the exhibition.(praful gangurde/HT)
Stone paintings with awareness messages painted on them were given out as gifts at the exhibition.(praful gangurde/HT)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 01:33 AM IST
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Thane | ByAnkita G Menon, Thane

ISIS Jihadists emerge from tunnels to surrender after ‘caliphate’ falls

Syria’s Kurds warned that despite the demise of the proto-state, the thousands of foreign jihadists they have detained are a time-bomb the world urgently needs to defuse.
An image grab released by the Kurdish Ronahi TV on March 23, 2019 shows the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) raising their flag atop a building in the Islamic State group's last bastion in the eastern Syrian village of Baghuz after defeating the jihadist group.(AFP)
An image grab released by the Kurdish Ronahi TV on March 23, 2019 shows the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) raising their flag atop a building in the Islamic State group's last bastion in the eastern Syrian village of Baghuz after defeating the jihadist group.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 07:15 AM IST
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Baghouz, Syria | ByAgence France-Presse

Plan for 5-km Dwarka-Delhi airport underground tunnel revived

In a move to create a much-needed western road link to the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is reviving an ambitious project to construct a 5-kilometre tunnel between Dwarka’s Sector 24 and the airport.
The <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5,000-crore project, which was practically shelved last year, was revived after the highways authority agreed to evaluate the feasibility of a new option recently suggested by the airport operator, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), NHAI officials said.(Picture for representation)
The 5,000-crore project, which was practically shelved last year, was revived after the highways authority agreed to evaluate the feasibility of a new option recently suggested by the airport operator, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), NHAI officials said.(Picture for representation)
Updated on Mar 15, 2019 07:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRisha Chitlangia

They went to fix a sinkhole, discovered it was a tunnel leading to a bank

Road workers realized that a manhole-sized hole in the road was caused by a tunnel.
Road workers in Florida sent out to repair a sinkhole discovered the tunnel leading to a nearby bank.(AFP PHOTO / FBI MIAMI)
Road workers in Florida sent out to repair a sinkhole discovered the tunnel leading to a nearby bank.(AFP PHOTO / FBI MIAMI)
Updated on Feb 01, 2019 11:24 AM IST
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Miami | ByAgence France-Presse

Man who dug tunnel for bank robbery in Mumbai’s Sanpada held after a year

The Sanpada branch of Bank of Baroda was looted by a gang of criminals by digging a 30-feet tunnel from a nearby shop between November 10 and 12, 2017. The heist was discovered on Monday, November 13, when the bank opened after the weekend.
The tunnel started at Shree Balaji general store and ended at the locker room of the Bank of Baroda’s Sanpada branch which is two shops and one ATM kiosk away. Robbery done by making a tunnel inside Bank of Baroda at Juinagar in Navi Mumbai, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.(HT File Photo)
The tunnel started at Shree Balaji general store and ended at the locker room of the Bank of Baroda’s Sanpada branch which is two shops and one ATM kiosk away. Robbery done by making a tunnel inside Bank of Baroda at Juinagar in Navi Mumbai, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.(HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 01, 2018 02:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By, Navi Mumbai

Perennial chokepoint: No light at the end of tunnel to Ashram

Months after it was meant to be completed, the tunnel to bypass Ashram Chowk exists only on paper
Vehicles stuck in traffic jam during peak hours at Ashram Chowk, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT file photo)
Vehicles stuck in traffic jam during peak hours at Ashram Chowk, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT file photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 01:32 PM IST
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