States  /  Published 16.07.20

Sikkim case against BRO officer over Covid spread

Sikkim police on Wednesday registered an FIR against an officer of the Border Roads Organisation on the charges of endangering the lives of people in the wake of a number of Covid-19 cases reported fr...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Border: nudge on road building

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday held a meeting with the Border Roads Organisation director-general and reviewed the progress in infrastructure projects along the Line of Actual Control with ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 05.07.20

Villagers reaffirm faith in Constitution

Four villages located along the India-Bangladesh border on Sunday clarified that they have no intention to go with the neighbouring country, while reaffirming their faith in the Constitution. Last we...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Landslides cut off vital link

The border with China in the Sikkim side has been cut off from the rest of the country after links at two places on the Mangan-Chungthang highway in North Sikkim were washed away in landslides followi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.06.20

Hemant to flag off workers' train

In a first, chief minister Hemant Soren will flag off a special train, carrying around 1500 workers, for BRO projects on Friday – a development that comes close on the heels of the state government'...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.06.20

Jharkhand-BRO stand-off ends

Border Roads Organisation will recruit nearly 12,000 workers from Jharkhand and the first batch of 1,500 will leave Dumka on Friday.“The first train carrying 1,500 labourers from Santhal Pargana wil...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Plastic for repair of three more roads in New Town

On the completion of a year of New Town’s first ‘plastic road’, there is announcement of three more to be laid using plastic in the township. “According to the Indian Roads Congress guidelines...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 26.01.20

Budget road map key to infrastructure financing

The National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP), which was published in December 2019 by the department of economic affairs, has for the first time attempted to do a comprehensive list of infrastructure pr...
By Arindam Guha in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.20

New Town road with plastic waste

A stretch of road is being laid in New Town using discarded plastic. Plastic waste collected from the township’s houses, offices and eateries are being shredded into pieces, which are being added to...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.20

Concrete plan to prevent potholes

A thin layer of concrete over a bituminous road can prevent potholes, a senior official of the state government said on Tuesday.The concrete layer, which can be five to eight inches in thickness, can ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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