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At 19,300 feet, BRO builds world's highest motorable road in Ladakh
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At 19,300 feet, BRO builds world's highest motorable road in L...

In a major feat, the Border Roads Organisation has constructed the world's highest motorable road in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, passing through Umlingla Top at a height of over 19,300 feet. The feat was achieved under 'Project Himank' of the organisation.   Being close to Hanle, the 86km long strategic road connects Chisumle and Demchok villages, located 230 Kms from Leh. These villages are stone's throw away from the Indo-China border in eastern sector, a spokesman of the BRO ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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Sardar Dam an engineering miracle that faced many hurdles: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river, saying no other project in the world has faced so many hurdles as this "engineering miracle" which many people had "conspired to stop". He also said that the dam, ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago On his birthday, PM Modi inaugurates 'engineering miracle' Sardar Dam  Rediff.com2 months ago No other project in the world has faced so many hurdles: Modi  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Why Pakistan is feeling threatened

India's plan to buy futuristic tanks and infantry combat vehicles -- estimated to be worth Rs 80,000 crore to Rs 100,000 crore each -- will certainly intimidate Pakistan which already feels threatened by our vast tank strength.Ajai Shukla reports. Army chief General Bipin Rawat and a battery of senior generals on Wednesday, November 15, explained the details of India's biggest-ever weapons acquisition -- the ongoing procurement of futuristic tanks and infantry combat vehicles, estimated to be ...
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Rolls Royce warns Brexit will cause supply chain kinks

By Aby Jose Koilparambil and Sonam Rai Nov 15 (Reuters) - Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC worriesborder checks after Britain leaves the European Union willdisrupt its global supply chain and is looking at measures tooffset the rise in national protectionism that it ...
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This businessman thinks Demo/GST are good

'In a country like ours, people talk about wanting to be like Singapore, but when it comes to paying taxes, they start criticising.''The medicine is bitter, but the long term effect is good,' Senthil Natarajan, who runs Kovai Pazamudhir Nilayam, a one of its kind fruit and vegetable chain in Tamil Nadu, tells Rediff.com's Archana Masih. IMAGE: Senthil Natarajan at a Kovai Pazamudhir Nilayam store in Coimbatore. Photographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com   The colours and contours of the ...
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Shaky NAFTA deal threatens Navistar's Mexico-made exports to world

By Sharay Angulo MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - Less than half the trucks exported from Navistar's mammoth Escobedo plant in Mexico are sold in North America but the factory's success remains tightly tied to the uncertain future of the region's NAFTA free ...
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Sushma Swaraj calls out 'export factory of terror' as India-Pakistan trade barbs at UNGA

At the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Saturday, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj did not hold back in criticizing Pakistan for its role in being an “export factory of terror”. In one scathing section of her remarks she ...
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The daunting tasks facing Suresh Prabhu

Mr Prabhu has a big challenge ahead in implementing trade reforms to regain the lost export momentum, says Jayanta Roy. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Suresh Prabhu has become the Minister of Commerce and Industry at a critical juncture when the gross domestic product growth has dipped to 5.7 per cent and most economists are belatedly acknowledging that the steady decline of exports is a principal cause of the falling growth rate. Policymakers are also grappling with growth without jobs.
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The Scotsman who loves India

'You have to separate the concept of India as a nation State which is very young and the Upanishadic wisdom which is timeless.' In the second part of his conversation with Rediff.com's Archana Masih at his home in Mussoorie, Bill Aitken speaks about spending over a decade in ashrams in the Himalayas, learning Hindi, the regard for a guru and love for a maharani -- and glorious journeys that changed his life forever. Part I: The Scotsman who knows India better than many of us   ...
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The Scotsman who knows India better than many of us

'Men of the calibre of Shri Ramana Maharishi, Satya Sai Baba, Shri Aurobindo -- you don't get that level of excellence in the West.''The quality of Indian saints is unmatched.'Bill Aitken came to India nearly 60 years ago. He never returned.An Indian citizen since 1972, he speaks to Rediff.com's Archana Masih about finding a religion, a country and discovering India on steam engines and motorbikes.   IMAGE: Writer and scholar of Hinduism, Bill Aitken arrived in India in 1959 and took ...
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