BRO push to better links with Sikkim

The Telegraph Kalimpong, June 9: The road connectivity to Sikkim is expected to improve within the next five years as the Border Roads Organisation begins constructing new routes and widening the existing ones in and outside the state. As a first step, the 764 Task Force of the BRO, which is headquartered here, has started …

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Himachal model soon for plastic ban

The Telegraph G.S. MUDUR New Delhi, June 8: The ministry of environment will consider enacting blanket legislation to regulate plastic waste in towns above a certain altitude, environment minister Jairam Ramesh has assured Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi. Till then, Ramesh said, Bengal could adopt and implement legislation developed by Himachal Pradesh 14 years ago. He …

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