» 09/06/2012, 00.00
With road traffic worthy of a Guinness record, judge suspends toll collections
The decision applies to an eight-lane highway between New Delhi and Gurgaon where waiting gate time can reach 20 minutes per vehicle. More than 200,000 vehicles travel the 25 km each day. Operator says it is impossible to build new gates.
22/02/2016 20:54:00 INDIA
Jat peasants-warriors block Delhi’s water supplies and the country’s roads
The blockade on water in the capital has been lifted. A week of clashes has left 16 people dead, and hundreds wounded. India’s 80 million Jats want to be downgraded from upper caste to receive more aid from the government.
Kathmandu's oldest Protestant church demolished for traffic
The incident occurred on July 21. In the building there were about 500 people in prayer. Demolished only the outer walls, but there are also damages the inside of the building.
Pollution is leading concern of inhabitants of Hanoi
The news comes from a survey. Following this is the rise in price of certain basic necessities, traffic jams, and land policy. Meanwhile, the environmental research center reveals that 30% of the rain falling on the country is acidic.
Summer storm stalls Beijing for hours
Flooded and blocked roads, difficulties in reaching the airport: an inadequate drainage system has been blamed as the Olympic date draws nearer.
04/12/2008 SAUDI ARABIA - ISLAM
Risk of attacks and lodging problems for faithful heading to Mecca
More than two and a half million Muslims will participate in the traditional pilgrimage: 1 million 750 thousand from outside of the country, and 750 thousand Saudis or immigrants to the kingdom. High alert over the risk of attacks, but the real threats are traffic, illegal occupation of public land, and problems finding lodging.
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