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Leh-Manali Highway tunnel built under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas

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Atal Tunnel: Leh-Manali Highway tunnel built under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas
Atal Tunnel is a highway tunnel built under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas on the Leh-Manali Highway in Himachal Pradesh, India. At a length of 9.02 km, it is the longest tunnel above 10,000 feet (3,048 m) in the world and is named after former Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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Inauguration of Atal Tunnel is testament to determination of executing team: Rajnath Singh [Video]

Inauguration of Atal Tunnel is testament to determination of executing team: Rajnath Singh

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a webinar on Atal Rohtang Tunnel on Jan 11 that was organised by Border Road Organisation (BRO). "The inauguration of Atal Tunnel under the adverse..

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Watch: 82 stranded tourist vehicles evacuated near Atal Tunnel in Himachal [Video]

Watch: 82 stranded tourist vehicles evacuated near Atal Tunnel in Himachal

82 stranded tourist vehicles were evacuated in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu on January 03. Vehicles were stranded due to havey snowfall in south portal area of Atal Tunnel near Dhundhi. Raman Gharsangi,..

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82 stranded tourist vehicles in Kullu evacuated [Video]

82 stranded tourist vehicles in Kullu evacuated

Kullu district police evacuated a total of 82 stranded tourist vehicles from South Portal area of Atal Tunnel on January 03. Heavy snowfall trapped the vehicles, throwing lives out of gear. On January..

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Watch: Over 300 tourists stranded near Atal Tunnel after snowfall; rescued [Video]

Watch: Over 300 tourists stranded near Atal Tunnel after snowfall; rescued

The Himachal Pradesh Police has rescued over 300 tourists stranded near the Atal Tunnel at Rohtang after fresh snowfall. Tourists were stranded between South Portal of Atal Tunnel and Solang Nalla in..

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Over 500 tourists stranded in Manali, rescue operation underway [Video]

Over 500 tourists stranded in Manali, rescue operation underway

Rescue operation is underway of stranded tourists in Manali. Due to heavy snowfall over 500 tourists got stuck on the road between South Portal of Atal Tunnel and Solang Nalla. Efforts are being made..

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