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By, New Delhi
Mar 26, 2023 08:58 AM IST

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World's highest railway bridge, taller than Eiffel Tower, to open in J&K soon

The track laying work started on the Chenab railway bridge, located 359 metres above the riverbed, in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
The track laying work started on the Chenab railway bridge, located 359 metres above the riverbed, in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. (HT Photo)

Jammu and Kashmir will soon be able to boast of the world’s highest railway bridge, which is set to open soon over the Chenab river. Built at a height of 359 m (1,178 ft) over the river, the Chenab railway bridge soars above the Eiffel Tower in Paris by at least 35 metres. Read more

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Shikhar Dhawan's hopes of making an international comeback will depend a lot in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which gets underway from March 31. Dhawan, who was one of India's mainstay at least in the 50-over format, lost his place in the team in January. Read more

Samantha Ruth Prabhu, in white saree, is epitome of grace

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