TUNNEL

  • Delhi Metro completes Shalimar Bagh-Azadpur tunnelling November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday successfully completed tunneling work between Shalimar Bagh and Azadpur underground metro stretch after a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) breakthrough at Shalimar Bagh construction site. The Tunnel Boring Machine completed the tunneling of a 1448.40 metre long stretch from Azadpur to Shalimar...
  • J&K: Army finds 50 metre long tunnel along LoC in Akhnoor sector August 22, 2014

    Srinagar: The Indian Army on Friday found a 50 metre long tunnel which had been dug along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The tunnel was found at Munawar Tawi in Akhnoor. The police said there was no clarity over where the tunnel originated...
  • Inside a Hamas tunnel: Watch July 29, 2014

    CNN's Wolf Blitzer takes us through the inside of a Hamas tunnel. The top priority of the Israel forces is to find and destroy the Hamas tunnels. The tunnel was about 2 miles long and 45 feet below ground. The Israeli forces have covered more than 30 tunnels in this...
  • DMRC starts tunneling at Palam on Botanical Garden corridor April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Thursday commenced tunneling work on the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam. "The crucial 1.5 km stretch of the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam, will play a major role in connecting areas like Janakpuri, Dabri, Palam with important locations such...
  • Republic Day tableaux to serve up a slice of India January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: From the construction of the Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel in Kashmir to a tribute to Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika, and from the story of the valiant Tipu Sultan to an evocation of the confluence of nomadic tribes in Jammu and Kashmir, these are some of the themes which...
  • YouTube bans Justin Timberlake's new video July 6, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singersongwriter Justin Timberlake's new music video 'Tunnel Vision' has been banned by the YouTube after it was deemed too explicit. The 'Mirrors' hitmaker's latest video features topless models performing a series of provocative dance moves. The 32yearold, who is married to actress Jessica Biel, wasn't worried about the controversy,...
  • Killings lengthen distance between Kashmir, India: Omar July 2, 2013

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said incidents like the killing of two youth lengthen the distance between the state and the rest of the country which was intended to be shortened by the railway tunnel across the Pir Panjal range. In an emotional statement to the...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Pir Panjal tunnel brings Kashmir closer to the rest of India June 26, 2013

    It was a historic day for Kashmir as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has inaugurated the 11km Pir Panjal rail tunnel in Banihal. While 135 kilometres of track is done from Baramulla to Banihal, a 100 km stretch still needs to be completed. ...
  • J&K: Pir Panjal tunnel, the longest in India, inaugurated by PM June 26, 2013

    Banihal: After a long wait, the Pir Panjal tunnel, the country's most difficult and strategically important tunnel in Banihal near Jammu is ready and was inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday. It is 11 km long and is already being described as an engineering marvel. It is being...
  • J&K: PM Manmohan Singh inaugurates Pir Panjal rail tunnel June 26, 2013

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday inaugurated the 11km Pir Panjal rail tunnel in Banihal. The tunnel will connect the Kashmir valley to rest of the county. It is believed to be India's longest and Asia's second longest tunnel. The tunnel has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs...
  • J&K: PM Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Pir Panjal rail tunnel June 26, 2013

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday will inaugurate the 11km Pir Panjal rail tunnel in Banihal. The tunnel has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 1,300 crore and taken almost seven years to complete. It will reduce the distance between the BanihalQazigund section from 35 km (by...
  • FTN: Tale of two cultures: Apathy in Jaipur, help pours out in Boston: Does India lack good samaritans? April 17, 2013

    The latest from Jaipur, where public apathy was captured on CCTV which showed passerby leaving a woman and her infant bleeding to death after an accident. A 26yearold woman and her 8monthold daughter in Jaipur died waiting for help on a busy road after their bike was hit by a...
  • Rajasthan Governor seeks report on Jaipur accident April 17, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva on Tuesday sought a report from the state government over an accident in a tunnel here two days ago in which passersby ignored a man's pleas for help after a truck mowed down his wife and infant daughter, officials said. The accident in Jaipur occurred in...
  • Jaipur accident shame: Experts suggest ways to reform society April 16, 2013

    A 26yearold woman and her infant daughter were killed on the spot when the motorcycle they were riding on was run over by a truck. The cries of help by the woman's husband were ignored by the passersby. ...
  • People's reaction to Jaipur accident captured on CCTV April 16, 2013

    The latest from Jaipur, where public apathy was captured on CCTV which showed passerby leaving a woman and her infant bleeding to death after an accident. A 26yearold woman and her 8monthold daughter in Jaipur died waiting for help on a busy road after their bike was hit by a...
  • Jaipur hit and run: Public apathy caught on camera. How can we change it? April 15, 2013

    A 26yearold woman and her 8monthold daughter were killed when the motorcycle they were riding on was run over by a speeding truck in Jaipur on Sunday. While the woman's husband and son escaped with minor injuries, their cries for help were ignored by the passersby and motorists and car...
  • News 360: People ignore man's cries for help as wife, daughter die in accident April 15, 2013

    The video of the incident, captured on CCTV camera, shows the public apathy towards accident victims. ...
  • Jaipur accident shame: 'Public apathy to blame for tragedy' April 15, 2013

    Jaipur: A young man who works at the Ghati Ki Guni tunnel traffic control booth and was the first one to come forward to help the Jaipur family that lost two members in a road accident on Sunday, blamed public apathy for the delay in help. "The accident happened at...
  • Watch: Motorists, passersby ignore man's cries for help after accident April 15, 2013

    Jaipur: A 26yearold woman and her 8monthold daughter were killed when the motorcycle they were riding on was run over by a speeding truck in Jaipur on Sunday. While the woman's husband and son escaped with minor injuries, their cries for help were ignored by the passersby and motorists and...
  • Gujarat jail tunnel digging case: Probe panel submits report April 12, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A threemember highpowered committee which probed a failed jail break bid in Sabarmati Central Jail by digging a tunnel, submitted its report to the Gujarat Home Department on Friday, a top official said. "A report has been submitted by the committee on the tunnel digging case," Principal Home Secretary...
  • Sabarmati Central Jail's Deputy Superintendent suspended February 13, 2013

    Gandhinagar: The Deputy Superintendent of the Sabarmati Central Jail in Gujarat was suspended on Wednesday after a jail break attempt by inmates. Jail authorities on Monday had discovered an 18feet long tunnel in the prison. Those who attempted the jail break have now been put into a concrete structure for strict...
  • Ahmedabad: 18feet tunnel discovered in Sabarmati jail February 11, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Authorities have discovered an 18feet long tunnel inside the Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad where 14 of the July 2008 Ahmedabad serial blast accused are presently lodged. Officials say the tunnel was being dug for the past five to six months and the detainees were trying to escape using...
  • Jaipur: Tunnel between Amber Palace, Jaigarh Fort opens October 1, 2012

    Jaipur: An eighteenth century tunnel connecting Amber Palace and Jaigarh Fort, two major attractions in Rajasthan's capital city, was inaugurated on Sunday and thrown open for tourists, officials said. While inaugurating the tunnel, Rajasthan Tourism Minister Bina Kak said that the tunnel was believed to have been constructed as a...
  • Tunnel boring at 2 Chennai Metro sites by Septemberend September 18, 2012

    Chennai: Tunnel boring machines (TBMs) will begin burrowing beneath Washermenpet and May Day Park in the last week of September or October first week to build the underground infrastructure for metro rail, according to a Chennai Metro Rail spokesperson. The spokesperson told City Express that the tunnel boring machines are...
  • Firing from Pak may be linked to tunnel: India August 24, 2012

    Jammu: India will take up with Pakistan the issue of unprovoked firing along International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Secretary R K Singh said on Friday, indicating that it could be linked to the recently unearthed secret tunnel. Singh, who reviewed the security...
  • India views detection of tunnel in J&K seriously: Antony August 5, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: India has viewed seriously the matter of a tunnel being detected from Pakistan side into the country in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector, Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday said. "Yes, a tunnel has been found. We have taken the matter seriously," Antony said when asked about the detection...
  • India lodges protest with Pak over tunnel issue July 31, 2012

    Jammu: India on Tuesday lodged a "strong protest" with Pakistan over detection of crossborder tunnel along the international border in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir. "A strong protest was lodged late this afternoon by BSF with its counterpart Pakistan Rangers over detection of a tunnel in the Indian territory from...
  • 'IndoPak tunnel construction is intelligence failure' July 31, 2012

    Jammu: BJP on Monday dubbed as "serious intelligence failure" on the part of the UPA government the construction of 400mtlong tunnel from Pakistan side into India in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector. "The UPA government is accused of serious intelligence failure as it has not been able to detect the...
  • IndoPak tunnel: BSF to seek GSI, Army help July 30, 2012

    Jammu: Having failed to make any headway in uncovering the 400mtlong tunnel from Pakistan into India in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector, BSF has sought help from Army, Geological Survey of India and geophysics and seismology experts for the task. "We have requested experts of Army, GSI, geophysics and seismology besides...
  • Tunnel connecting India, Pak unearthed in J&K July 28, 2012

    Jammu: Authorities on Saturday discovered a 400metre long tunnel, running between India and Pakistan, along the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. "We have discovered a tunnel running between Pakistan and India in Samba district," SSP (Samba) Israr Khan told reporters. The tunnel was detected after an area...