Landslides shut Jammu-Srinagar highway

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway No 1-A was closed to vehicular traffic on Monday following landslides in Jammu region's Ramban district.

There is one place in India where petrol now sells for Rs 190/L

A landslide and a damaged bridge have fuelled an increase in the prices of essential items in Manipur.

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed, Amarnath Yatra suspended


Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed on Saturday after heavy rains triggered landslides at various places along the route, also leading to suspension of the annual Amarnath Yatra.

Arunachal Governor stresses on expediting BRO road projects

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa today emphasized on expediting road projects in the state under Border Roads Organisation (BRO) saying those should be quality all-weather roads.

BRO vehicle set ablaze in separatist-sponsored general strike

A vehicle of Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was set on fire by a mob protesting against the killing of two militants and a civilian in Kulgam district of south Kashmir.

BRO hails personnel for 'good work' on Chardham Yatra route

Hailing the "courage and determination" of its employees for repairing damaged roads and constructing new routes for the smooth conduction of Chardham yatra in the wake of 2013 flash floods, Border Roads Organisation today applauded its personnel for their efforts.

''Ladakh's lifeline'' Srinagar-Leh highway opens

 The Srinagar-Leh highway, that links the Ladakh region to the rest of the country, has been opened for vehicular traffic after five months.

PM Narendra Modi wishes BRO on its foundation day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the Border Roads Organisation on its foundation day, hailing the 'phenomenal' work done by the body.

Parliamentary panel pulls up BRO over road connectivity to Tawang

 A parliamentary panel has pulled up the Border Roads Organisation over lack of road connectivity to Tawang, near the Sino-Indian border, saying in case of war the Indian Army would not be able to reach there in a day while the "neighbouring country" would only take a few hours.

Jammu and Kashmir highway reopens for one-way traffic

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which was closed due to landslides, was reopened for one-way traffic on Friday.

Four BRO personnel killed in Uttarakhand

Four employees of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) have been killed in a landslide here in Uttarakhand, officials said on Wednesday.

Uttarakhand CM seeks help of BRO, NHAI ahead of Char Dham Yatra

With Char Dham Yatra scheduled to begin next month, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has sought the help of central agencies in improving connectivity on the pilgrimage route saying the task is unachievable without their cooperation.

Jammu-Srinagar highway reopens for vehicular traffic

The 300-km long Jammu Srinagar National Highway was reopened for vehicular traffic today after two days of closure due to heavy snowfall at Jawahar tunnel-Patnitop section of the highway.

Rebels abduct engineer, driver in Mizoram

A Tripura-based terror outfit has abducted an engineer and his driver in Mizoram, police said on Tuesday.

Plan to construct roads along Indo-China border

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) and Arunachal Pradesh government have responded with alacrity to the Centre's plan to construct roads along the Indo-China border for the movement of defence forces as well as Arunachalees living along the boundary.

Ten BRO personnel injured as bridge collapses

Ten Border Roads Organisation personnel were injured on Monday when a bailey bridge on way to Badrinath collapsed while being repaired and fell into a river flowing underneath.

Gadkari to visit flood-hit J&K, lauds BRO for assistance

Union Road, Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari, who met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Wednesday, said that he would be visiting Jammu and Kashmir within the next three days to review the road connectivity in the flood-ravaged state.

J&K floods: Jammu-Srinagar National Highway re-opens
J&K floods: Jammu-Srinagar National Highway re-opens

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was finally thrown open to traffic on Tuesday morning, reports said.

India in major road-building exercise along China border
India in major road-building exercise along China border

Taking the perceived threat from China seriously, India is set to launch a major road-building exercise along the border with the neighbouring country.

Nitin Gadkari orders performance audit of Border Roads Organisation

Aggrieved with the performance of the Border Roads Organisation, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said the entity will now be given work after the government complete its performance audit.