Beas Current Affairs - 2020

BRO constructs permanent bridge across Ravi river

The Border Roads Organization has completed the construction of permanent bridge across Ravi river. The Kasowal bridge will help Punjab farmers to transport their harvest comfortably. Highlights The construction of the bridge has been completed well ahead of time. The bridge was constructed by BRO under Project Chetak. The cost of construction of the bridge Read More…

Minister of North East Development chairs Ujh (National) Multipurpose Project, Jammu Kashmir

On February 3, 2020 the Minister of North Eastern Development Dr Jitendra Singh chaired the Ujh Multipurpose (National) Project, Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting was attended by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of Power and other officers from state government of Punjab Highlights The Meeting was held to fast track complete utilization of India’s Read More…

Rohtang pass tunnel named after former PM Vajpayee

On 24 December, 2019, the Union cabinet chaired by PM Modi decided that the strategic tunnel that was constructed under Rohtang Pass will be named after him. This is because the tunnel construction was started in June 2000, during his tenure. About the tunnel The tunnel is the world’s longest tunnel (8.8 km) at an Read More…

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India to stop its share of water flowing into Pakistan

The Minister of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari has said that India would fully utilise its share of unused water from rivers Ravi, Beas and Sutlej that has been flowing into Pakistan. The comment was made by the Minister in the backdrop of the Pulwama Terror attack which took the life Read More…