Watch - World’s tallest railway bridge taller than Eiffel Tower being built in India

A railway bridge taller than Eiffel Tower is being built across the Chenab river in Jammu & Kashmir. It is being built at a cost of Rs 1,100 crore and is slated to complete by 2019.

May 10, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
Railway bridge, taller than Eiffel Tower, over Chenab River to come up by 2019

Railway bridge, taller than Eiffel Tower, over Chenab River to come up by 2019

Designed to withstand wind speeds of upto 260 km per hour, the 1.315 km long "engineering marvel" will connect Bakkal (Katra) and Kauri (Srinagar).

May 03, 2017, 20:46 PM IST
Curfew imposed in J&K's Kishtwar after clashes between mob, police

Curfew imposed in J&K's Kishtwar after clashes between mob, police

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday imposed curfew in Kishtwar district in Chenab Valley after an attempt to arrest some persons evoked widespread protests and clashes.

Sep 25, 2016, 09:08 AM IST

India to revisit Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan?

With New Delhi launching a diplomatic blitz against Islamabad following Sunday's cross-border terror attack on an Army base in Kashmir, there seems a possibility of India revisiting the Indus Waters Treaty that was signed with Pakistan in 1960.

Sep 22, 2016, 22:18 PM IST
WATCH: Taller than Eiffel Tower, this railway bridge is coming up in Jammu and Kashmir

WATCH: Taller than Eiffel Tower, this railway bridge is coming up in Jammu and Kashmir

One of the most challenging parts of the USBRL Project (Udhampur Srinagar Baramulla Railway Link) is the construction of single-arch bridge over Chenab.

Dec 15, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Pakistan Rangers hand over bodies of suicide victims

The Pakistan Rangers last night handed over the bodies of a mother-son duo who had committed suicide by jumping into river Chenab in Akhnoor area of Jammu district on April 28.

May 25, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

Jitendra Singh asks Ramban administration to tap tourism potential of Chenab

Union Minister Jitendra Singh has asked the Ramban district administration to formulate development projects on the concept of 'Make in India' to tap the tourism potential of the Chenab.

May 03, 2015, 17:19 PM IST

J&K polls: Chenab Valley may be the clincher, parties go all out to woo

It is famous as "mini Kashmir" for its resemblance to scenic beauty of the Valley, but mountain-locked Bhaderwah lacks development and basic tourism infrastructure which people allege is due to the "discrimination" meted out to it.

Nov 20, 2014, 13:04 PM IST

J&K polls a direct fight between PDP, BJP: Mehbooba

Claiming that it was a direct fight between PDP and BJP in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday hit out at the saffron outfit and said it was using "negative tactics" to improve its numbers in the assembly.

Nov 05, 2014, 21:53 PM IST

Congress accuses NC of working against its interest in Chenab

 Jammu and Kashmir Congress today accused ruling alliance partner National Conference of working against its interest in the Chenab Valley, comprising three districts of Kishtwar, Doda and Ramban.

Oct 24, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

Militant hideout busted in Ramban

Security forces on Monday busted a militant hideout and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition from the dense forests of Abbalkot village of Ramban district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 20, 2014, 16:43 PM IST
BSF restores flood-hit border posts, fencing in Jammu

BSF restores flood-hit border posts, fencing in Jammu

The six-kilometre fencing and all 18 border posts damaged by floods on the international border in Jammu region have been repaired and restored, the Border Security Force (BSF) sources have told a news agency.

Sep 26, 2014, 07:36 AM IST

Floods threaten Pakistan's historic Multan city

After causing widespread damage in northern Punjab in Pakistan, the devastating floods now threaten the historic city of Multan and its famous shrines, even as authorities struggle to save the city.

Sep 12, 2014, 14:45 PM IST

Water talks between India, Pakistan end inconclusively

The three-day talks between India and Pakistan here over designs of Kishan Ganga Dam and four other hydroelectric power projects at the Jhelum and the Chenab rivers respectively have ended inconclusively, but the two sides hoped to find a solution in next meeting in Delhi.

Aug 27, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

Grateful to Pak for treating our jawan well: BSF Director General

Following the return Border Security Force jawan, Satyasheel Yadav, who was in Pakistan`s custody, BSF Directot General DK Pathak said that he was grateful to Pakistan authorities for treating Yadav well.

Aug 08, 2014, 20:54 PM IST

BSF jawan to be handed over by Pak today: Rajnath Singh

The BSF jawan, who was captured by Pakistan in their territory after being swept away by a strong current of the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir, will be handed back on Friday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.

Aug 08, 2014, 13:37 PM IST

BSF jawan says treated well in Pakistan, to return home today

Pakistan will on Friday release a BSF constable who was swept away to Pakistan by the powerful current of the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 08, 2014, 09:35 AM IST

Pak Rangers capture BSF jawan swept away in strong Chenab current

In the accident, while three swam to safety, one army jawan was swept away by strong current in the river and captured by the Pakistan Rangers.

Aug 06, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

Pakistan Indus commission team leaves for India

A six-member Pakistani delegation of Indus Water Commission today left for India and is expected to raise concerns regarding designs of four dams being built on river Chenab.

Sep 21, 2013, 13:52 PM IST

Eight killed, 1,500 houses damaged in Jammu floods

Eight people have died and over 1,500 houses suffered extensive damage due to floods caused by incessant rains in Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said on Saturday.

Aug 17, 2013, 10:01 AM IST