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Old 9th July 2015, 18:08   #1
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After signing pacts with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal for seamless flow of traffic, another project for providing connectivity with Sri Lanka is on the anvil, he added.
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/...0.cms?from=mdr

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Very good news that India is focusing to improve the connectivity in and around the country. If this tunnel becomes reality, it could help us to drive into Sri Lanka for a vacation. That said, it could easily become the site of protests every now and then.
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Default Re: On the anvil: 22,000 crore hybrid bridge-tunnel connecting India & Sri Lanka

Here's a related thread - link (Now drive your car to Sri Lanka).
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Gadkari discusses $5 billion India, Lanka road link with Wickremesinghe
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NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday took up the issue of constructing a sea-bridge and an underwater tunnel for both road and rail transport that would connect Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu with Sri Lanka through the Palk Strait, with Colombo.
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Default Re: On the anvil: 22,000 crore hybrid bridge-tunnel connecting India & Sri Lanka

A recent update on this bridge/tunnel - India to build sea bridge, tunnel to connect Sri Lanka at a cost of Rs 24,000 crore.
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