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India’s road network grows 59% in last 9 years | Mint Primer | Mint

Learn about the remarkable growth of India's national highways and road network under the leadership of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. With a 59% increase in total highway length and a significant reduction in waiting time at toll plazas, India now has the second-largest road network globally. Gadkari highlights the success of initiatives like FASTag and emphasizes the expansion of highways in the North East region. The video also explores the government's focus on sustainable practices, including the utilization of garbage in road construction and the promotion of electric vehicles.

11 Jul 2023

'Dead body carrier': Covid-19 surge overwhelms Myanmar burial volunteers

With coronavirus cases surging in Myanmar, volunteers are going house-to-house to collect the fast-rising number of victims dying in their homes

3 min read19 Jul 2021

Will abandon Myanmar project if it violates US sanctions, clarifies Adani Ports

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zones said it will write down its investment in the project in fullThe company said it cannot comment on the divestment made by KLP Fund as it depends on the latter's internal policy

2 min read23 Jun 2021

Myanmar junta leader arrives in Moscow for security conference

Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military overthrew civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) government in February

1 min read20 Jun 2021

Suu Kyi's trial to start in Myanmar, junta rejects UN rights chief's statement

Myanmar has been in turmoil since the junta seized power on February 1 and detained Suu Kyi and other senior members of her party

2 min read14 Jun 2021

Suu Kyi, former senior officials face fresh corruption cases in Myanmar

The state newspaper quoted the Anti-Corruption Commission as saying the accusations related to the misuse of land for the charitable Daw Khin Kyi Foundation, which Aung San Suu Kyi chaired, as well as earlier accusations of accepting money and gold

1 min read10 Jun 2021

Sittwe port in Myanmar is ready for operations: Mandaviya

The port construction is complete. Now, a private company needs to start operating it

3 min read8 Mar 2021

India plans $6-billion refinery project in Myanmar to cement ties

India’s moves come amid a renewed effort by Beijing to woo Myanmar, which has been criticized by some countries for its treatment of the RohingyasIndia seeks to ensure that the neighbouring country does not get firmly set in China’s orbit

2 min read6 Oct 2020

India gives 3,000 vials of Remdesivir to Myanmar to help fight COVID-19

Indian Army chief Gen. MM Naravane and Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla are here on a two-day visit to Myanmar with an aim to further expand ties in a range of areas including connectivity, defence and security

2 min read5 Oct 2020

Mukund Naravane, Harsh Vardhan Shringla to travel to Myanmar for 2 days

The visit of Naravane and Shringla has sparked speculation that India could focus on reports of China arming the Arakan Army, an insurgent group in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

1 min read3 Oct 2020
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