Posts Tagged ‘roads’

Better Planning for Roads Will Help Himalayan People and Environment

Roads have a very important role in Himalayan region and , adding together the state and union budgets, the budgetary allocations are also significant. However there are  costly distortions in planning for roads. On the one hand we see an escalating craze for over-constructed highways and on the other hand we have  a glaring shortage […]

5 die on roads in 24 hours; woman injured in crash with IDF chief’s motorcade

A man was found dead Tuesday in Tel Aviv in a suspected case of hit and run, bringing to five the number of people killed on the country’s roads in the previous 24 hours. The man was found lying in the street next to his electric scooter at the corner of Yehoshua Bin Nun and […]

WATCH: All roads lead back to the filibuster

The ongoing debate over filibuster reform took center stage in political news this week. TARA and EUGENE look back at Biden’s response over eliminating the filibuster during his first official press conference on Thursday. They also discuss why the filibuster is the only way Democrats can pass legislation on gun control and voting rights. Watch […]

Paving roads in plastic can help with pollution problem

So far, 12 countries have built roads out of plastic instead of asphalt, helping both the global plastic pollution problem and climate change. First appearing in India two decades ago, plastic roads are being tested and built in more and more countries as the world’s plastic pollution problem becomes more acutely felt. India has installed […]

Man rescues 500 people on icy Texas roads amid historic freeze

Jill Ventimiglia didn’t have running water in her Austin home because of the punishing Arctic storm that battered Texas, so she and her dog headed to her parents’ house across town. All of a sudden, her car was stuck in thick ice on a slippery road. Her white Honda Fit wouldn’t budge, and as she […]

One of Israel’s most beautiful roads, with stunning views of Egypt, now shortly open for Hanukkah

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Snow descends on Mount Hermon; main roads in Tel Aviv closed amid heavy rainfall

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Tel Aviv-Jaffa aims to be world’s first city with network of recharging roads

The Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality announced Monday that it is on track to become the first city in the world to roll out smart roads that can charge electric vehicles as they drive along in a pilot project trialing an electric public transport system. Tel Aviv’s pilot, due to start in a couple of months, will […]

All roads lead to Uman: Bratslav Hasidim will risk their lives to visit rebbe’s grave

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All the roads lead to Uman: The Bratslav Hasidim will risk all to visit their rebbe’s grave

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Bolivians Continue To Block Hundreds Of Roads

Bolivians Continue To Block Hundreds Of Roads Over 140 major highways and roads have been blocked by protesters across Bolivia to demand that the general elections be held on September 6 and for the de facto president, Jeanine Áñez, to resign immediately.  The national strike and nationwide road blockades, called for by the Bolivian […]

Black Lives Matter mobs are blocking roads, attacking vehicles, and holding travelers at gunpoint

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(Natural News) Black Lives Matter brigades continue to tear up the inner cities and threaten law enforcement, growing bolder and more ruthless with each act of violence. Law abiding citizens are beginning to feel helpless in the Northwest U.S. cities as mobs pillage the streets, deface property, burn buildings and block roads. […]

All Roads Lead to Dark Winter

Originally published at The Last American Vagabond The leaders of two controversial pandemic simulations that took place just months before the Coronavirus crisis – Event 201 and Crimson Contagion – share a common history, the 2001 biowarfare simulation Dark Winter. Dark Winter not only predicted the 2001 anthrax attacks, but some of its participants had […]

TREASON: All roads lead back to Obama committing a long list of crimes against America

(Natural News) As we learn more each day about the Obama administration’s massive spying operation against the 2016 Trump campaign, it’s getting more difficult to refrain from characterizing what the former president did — or at least oversaw — as treason. Yes, that’s a strong word without a doubt, and it should […]

Hawaii floods, mudslides destroy homes and close roads

     Mudslides and flooding triggered by heavy rain spread damage and shut down roads in Hawaii over the weekend. At least two homes were torn from their foundations in Kauai, HawaiiNewsNow.com reports. Officials say the houses appeared to be empty at the time of the incident. Dozens more homes were reported flooded or otherwise damaged. […]

UK Is Testing Roads That Charge Electric Cars As They Drive

Imagine never having to pull over to fuel your car. This is exactly what Highways England is planning to implement for drivers of electric vehicles. Automobiles would be fitted with wireless technology and then driven on roads with special electromagnetic field generating equipment buried underneath. Trials will run for 18 months before a decision is made […]

‘I found a system of segregated roads’ — Anna Baltzer’s path to activism

P.S. FROM WIKIPEDIA AS OF 2/27/14: ■ Defence mechanisms From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – https://web.archive.org/web/20140227185512/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_mechanisms [EXCERPTS] . . . In Freudian psychoanalytic theory, defense mechanisms are psychological strategies brought into play [primarily ~ J.L.D.] by the unconscious mind[4] to manipulate, deny, or distort reality in order to defend against feelings of anxiety and unacceptable […]

Roads minister to be impeached over plane crash

MNA – Spokesperson of Parliament Civil and Development Commission Sodeyf Badri revealed the impeachment of the Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akoundi. The impeachment of the roads minister came after a plane belonging to Aseman Airline, heading from Tehran to Yasuj, crashed a couple of days ago in Mt. Dena of Zagros mountain […]

Mad Max Violence Stalks Venezuela’s Lawless Roads

It’s midnight on one of the most dangerous roads in Latin America and Venezuelan trucker Humberto Aguilar hurtles through the darkness with 20 tons of vegetables freshly harvested from the Andes for sale in the capital Caracas. When he set off at sunset from the town of La Grita in western Venezuela on his 900-km […]

Roads turned into rivers, mass blackouts and hundreds of islanders are evacuated as Cyclone Gita slams Samoa (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

     Residents in Samoa hope the worst is over as tropical cyclone Gita moves away from the island nation after wreaking havoc. Power has been cut and more than 200 people have been evacuated from their homes after major flooding, which include main roads in the capital city of Apia. A category 2 cyclone warning […]

Heavy snowfall brings chaos to roads across northern and central Spain

     Heavy snow and freezing temperatures have brought chaos to roads across northern and central Spain once more. Snowdrifts have forced the closure of main thoroughfares in Castilla y León, Cantabria, Asturias and the mountainous regions of Aragon, the Basque Country and even Madrid and parts of the Balearic Islands. Spain’s national weather agency have […]

Israel approves $230m for settler only roads in West Bank

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Fresh spring snowfall closes roads and schools across Tasmania, Australia

     Continued snowfall in Tasmania has forced the closure of a number of schools and roads across the state. The weather bureau said the snow came after a front crossing the state brought very cold south-westerly air behind it. On Friday morning, snow was falling as low as 200 metres, adding to already significant levels […]

Homes, cars and roads damaged by massive hailstorm in Grado, Spain

     Windows were broken and roads damaged during a huge hailstorm in Spain this weekend. On Saturday for five minutes hailstones fell from the sky with such ferocity residents in Grado had to duck for cover for their own safety. The northern Spanish town was also battered by rain during one of the worst weekends […]

Burning tires, blocked roads: Mass election protests turn violent in Kenya (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The demonstrations broke out following the announcement of the results of the presidential election held on Tuesday. The current president, Uhuru Kenyatta, received over 54 percent of the vote. However, his opponent Raila Odinga claimed that the election results were hacked and falsified.   On Wednesday, violence flared in several cities, with angry protesters setting […]

Torrential rain floods neighborhoods, roads across Boston, Massachusetts; over 3 inches fell

     The combination of summer heat and humidity caused scattered severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and early evening. The storms contained vivid lightning, very heavy rainfall that resulted in localized street and highway flooding in a short period of time. On Dorchester’s Ditson Street, people were forced to wade through high waters and abandon their vehicles […]

Blood on the tracks of the New Silk Roads: Qatar chaos sends ripples of economic anxiety across the region

June 15, 2017 by Pepe Escobar for the Asia Times hina’s cardinal foreign policy imperative is to refrain from interfering abroad while advancing the proverbial good relations with key political actors – even when they may be at each other’s throats. Still, it’s nothing but gut-wrenching for Beijing to watch the current, unpredictable, Saudi-Qatari standoff. […]

Real-life prepper moment: Midwest flooding shutting down roads and highways, making it impossible to restock store shelves

(Natural News) If you’ve been watching the news over the past several days, you know that much of the Midwest has been inundated with rain. In some parts, there have been 10 inches of rain or more, and much of it over only a two to three day period. The result has been nothing short […]

Anti-austerity protesters clash with police, block roads, start fires in Rio (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Thousands of Brazilians joined numerous protests held across the country. One of the largest demonstrations was staged in front Rio de Janeiro’s state assembly. It ended up in clashes between the protesters and police that tried to disperse the crowd, AP reports. Protesters erected barricades across the roads and are burning office furniture and tyres. Some rally […]

Snow on mountain roads surrounding Reykjavik, Iceland

     Iceland Monitor declared yesterday that spring was just around the corner. Next week in fact, according to Iceland Met Office. Winter will not let go without a fight and it will be snowing on all the mountain roads surrounding Reykjavik this afternoon. Most mountain roads in South West and West Iceland will be affected. […]

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