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Sep 16 (20:10) Atal Tunnel, world's longest highway tunnel connecting Manali with Leh is ready (
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Manali: The construction of the Atal Tunnel connecting Manali with Leh, which is the world's longest highway tunnel above 10,000 feet, has been completed in a span of 10 years whereas the original estimated time was less than six years.
"Atal Tunnel, connecting Manali to Leh, is the world's longest highway tunnel above 10,000 feet. The estimated period for completion of this tunnel was less than 6 years but it was completed in 10 years," said KP Purushothaman, Chief Engineer.

are CCTV cameras at every 60 metres and emergency exit tunnels at every 500 metres inside the tunnel. The tunnel will reduce the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 kilometres and four hours can be saved," said Purushothaman.

Fire hydrants have also been installed inside the tunnel in case of any fire incident.

"The induction and de-induction of resources was a difficult task while it was under construction. We did face a lot of challenges but together we were able to complete its construction. The tunnel's width is 10.5 metres, including footpath of 1 metre on both sides," said Purushothaman.

Speaking to ANI, Colonel Parikshit Mehra, Director, Atal Tunnel project said that many experts working within the team were of the opinion to change the alignment of the tunnel.

"We have had this dream to connect Leh and this was the first step to the connectivity ladder. This tunnel was a challenging project because we were working only from two ends. The other end was in North, across the Rohtang Pas which was accessible only for around five months in a year," he added.

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Sep 16 (20:16)
waiting for COVID to be eliminated 😷😷
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Sep 15 (16:56) Centre plans 7 more bullet train projects at Rs 10-trillion cost (
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The government is planning to invest Rs 10 trillion into seven new bullet train projects across the country even as the Covid-19 pandemic is set to delay the first such high-speed project — Mumbai to Ahmedabad — in India. The new routes will cover a total of 4,869 kilometres (km), including Delhi-Varanasi (865 km), Mumbai-Nagpur (753 km), Delhi-Ahmedabad (886 km), Chennai-Mysore (435 km), Delhi-Amritsar (459 km), Mumbai-Hyderabad (711 km) and Varanasi-Howrah (760 km). The Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project covers a stretch of 508.17 km and is estimated to ...
Sep 15 (16:51) Coronavirus symptoms: One prominent symptom of COVID that differentiates it from flu (
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01/6How can you differentiate between a flu and COVID-19?

Novel coronavirus infection and flu have very similar symptoms and are caused by similar kind of viruses. However, what we now know is that coronavirus is much more dangerous for the human body than the flu probably could be.

and early detection are one of the ways to aid speedy recovery and prevent complications. However, catching a cold, viral infection or flu is just as common as catching COVID-19 right now in the season of viral borne illnesses. Since both of these viral strains carry similar symptoms, experts suggest that COVID-19 could be harder to distinguish at first. A dry cough, considered to be the markable feature of COVID-19 can also happen with allergies. If you live in a polluted area, a dry cough could be triggered by that.

02/6Is your cough and cold a sign of COVID-19?

The fear of catching COVID has terrorized people so much so that the moment you see someone sneezing, or coughing, we assume the worst. But we know, that's not always the case.

Nearly all viral infections raise your body temperature above normal. Newer studies have also linked rising cases of flu and viral infection to the spread of COVID.

This being said, timing and distinguishing your symptoms well could be the key to preventing or treating COVID, early on and protecting yourself from the risk of severe infection. Experts believe that the diagnosis boils down to one simple symptom- your sense of smell.

03/6What does this mean?

Anosmia or a sudden loss of taste or smell is a distinctive COVID-19 symptom, rarely seen in other viral infections. Viral load in the upper respiratory tract can trigger a loss of sense of taste in patients and is one of the six ways COVID could affect you.

A widescale JAMA study done in May found that nearly 60% of patients record suffering from a loss of smell as the virus starts the invade the olfactory senses and blocks its vital functioning, temporarily.

Loss of smell can also be evident in patients who have atypical symptoms or are asymptomatic. People experiencing an impaired sense of smell can act as asymptomatic carriers and transmit the disease, which increases the risk of infection.

04/6How is anosmia different in COVID patients?

While a loss of smell is a tell-tale COVID sign, it can also be rarely spotted in people who have an acute case of the flu. However, in cases of COVID-19, it can be more severe and profound. More so, unlike typical flu symptoms, loss of sense of smell or taste can occur without the existence of a stuffy or blocked nose. It can even affect the ability to distinguish between sweet and bitter and may happen without a stuffy nose.
An analysis of samples done in the US proved the findings to be correct.

05/6The study

A small sample study was conducted by Arnold Monto, an epidemiologist at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and Carl Philpott, a University of East Anglia ear, nose and throat expert. The study was done to help differentiate between COVID-19 and the flu, at a time when specific anosmia detection tests aren't available and COVID testing kits come with their own criticism and flaws.

The experts based their study by giving a group of 30 people smell and taste tests. In the focus group, 10 had been diagnosed with COVID-19, 10 had real bad colds and flu and 10 were healthy volunteers.

As seen, the ones with COVID-19 diagnosis were more prone to experiencing a loss of taste. As in the volunteers who had a bout of severe cold, loss of smell and taste was only recorded in 4 out of 10 volunteers. The ones found to be COVID+ said that their senses were more deeply impacted, for a longer time.

06/6What do the findings suggest?

While there's still no conclusive evidence to suggest that loss of smell might be the only feature to look out for, experts in the study suggest that simple sniff tests at home apart from keeping an eye out for other typical COVID symptoms could help garner protection.

Monto also warned that people, especially those who belong to a high-risk category or are asymptomatic should be watchful about signs of dyspnea, which means experiencing difficulty breathing.

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The sampling group was too small for this study to be taken as valid. They should try this again but atleast have 300-500 volunteers minimum for this study to be taken as some proof
Sep 15 (16:48) Unlock 4.0: 80 new special trains to run from today (
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Indian Railways will start running 40 pairs of special trains from September 11 amid Unlock 4. This will bring smoothness in the working of the Railways. Booking for these special trains had commenced from September 10. These 40 pairs of special trains will be in addition to the existing 30 special trains and 200 Special Mail Express.
Aug 03 (18:49) Indian Railways' new record: Maximum number of LHB coaches made in a month (
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Aug 03 2020 (18:49)
Station Tag: Kapurthala/KXH added by 🔰प्रधान तिकीट निरीक्षक मध्य रेल🔰/2057529
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Indian Railways' production unit Rail Coach Factory(RCF) Kapurthala has manufactured a record 151 Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches in the month of July.
This is the highest number of production of LHB coaches by RCF in a single month since it began manufaturing of LHB coaches in 2002.
According to a statement, " RCF manufactured 107 LHB coaches in June and in the first four months of the current financial, it has produced 310 coaches out of which 307 are modern LHB coaches. RCF manufatured 65 LHB coaches in July 2019
has been quite a remarkable journey by RCF since it manufactured the first LHB rake of Rajdhani Express in 2003. RCF has manufactured 6500 LHB coaches till now.
Initially LHB coaches were used only in the premium trains of Indian Railways like Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto Express, but now Indian Railways has decided to run allits passengers trains on LHB rakes which are more lighter and safer than the earlier ICF coaches.
Production of safer LHB coaches- Yet another ‘Make in India’ Success Story! Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala sets a record by producing 151 LHB coaches in July’20, thrice the production of July’19.Boosting job creation, this is its highest ever monthly production.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal took to Twitter to applaud the work done by the RCF and tweeted,"Production of safer LHB coaches- Yet another ‘Make in India’ Success Story!
Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala sets a record by producing 151 LHB coaches in July’20, thrice the production of July’19.Boosting job creation, this is its highest ever monthly production. "
Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) design coaches are lighter in weight, have higher carrying capacity, higher speed potential, increased codal life and better safety features as compared to Integral Coach Factory (ICF) design coaches.
LHB passenger coaches plying over Indian Railways (IR) have been designed with the necessary safety features considering the operating conditions over Indian Railways.
However, with a view to providing safer and more comfortable journey to passengers, government has decided to replace conventional ICF design coaches of Mail/Express trains with LHB design coaches in a phased manner.

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