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1.28 rural road projects in J&K get approval

About 28 rural road projects in Jammu & Kashmir have been approved by the Ministry for Rural Development. The 350 km long projects worth Rs 438 crore will include six proposals of 142 km length in the Leh region and 22 projects of 207 km length in the Kargil district. The Leh proposals are worth Rs 181.4 km and the proposals in Kargil will cost Rs 256.6 crore.

2.Srinagar-Leh power link coming soon

The Union Government recently approved construction of a power transmission link between Srinagar and Leh at an investment of Rs 1,840 crore, although only Rs 226 crore was provided in the current Budget (2013-14).

3.India to build Rail Lines

The Union Government is preparing a Rs 80,000 crore plan to build the railway lines along India's strategic frontiers.

4.Kargil's Nun Kun base camp to get a road link

To develop Nun Kun base camp in Kargil as an international tourist destination, the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) has initiated measures. And as part of the task, LAHDC's executive council on December 8 visited base camp of Nun Kun peak.

5.White knight wanted after black money battle

There are very few events etched in the memories of an entire generation. For the Americans, it was the 9/11 attack and the Lehman brothers collapse. For Indians, it was the Kargil skirmish, the 26/11 terror attack and, now, demonetisation.

6.PM to lay foundation stone of Zojila Tunnel in J&K

A recent report from PTI reveals that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Zojila tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir after August 15. On completion, the project is slated to provide all-weather connectivity between the Kashmir valley and Ladakh.

7.Modi dedicates 220 kV Ladakh transmission line to the nation

In order to ensure a quality power supply to Ladakh throughout the year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly dedicated the 220 kV Srinagar-Alusteng-Drass-Kargil-Leh transmission system to the nation

8.Longest suspension bridge over Indus opens for public

The construction of the bridge was undertaken by the combat engineers of Sahas aur Yogyata regiment of Fire and Fury Corps of the Indian Army