Issue Date: Jan 31, 1999
better roads ahead: Delhi-based company, Tinna Oils and Chemicals Ltd has introduced a new bitumen modifier which improves the quality of roads and prolongs their lives by 2.5 times. According to Vijay Sekhri, managing director of the company, the new technique substantially improves the vital properties of bitumen and bituminous mixes such as softening point, marshall stability, resistance to water stripping, ageing characteristics and elasticity.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
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