Himachal favours road crash-barriers on high altitudes

The Himachal Pradesh government Thursday requested the central government to make it mandatory to construct crash-barriers on roads located at a height of 4,000 feet and above, said Transport Minister G.S. Bali.

After NYC subway deaths, barriers get new eye

Transit officials are giving a new look to the idea of installing safety barriers on New York City subway platforms.

Myanmar aid barriers hinder cyclone recovery: HRW

Two years after a devastating
cyclone struck Myanmar its military regime is continuing to
frustrate efforts to provide humanitarian aid to survivors, a
leading rights group said on Thursday.