Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Roadways map
India's Aid to Nepal 'Very Welcome by the Country': UNDP
The New Indian Express - 5/27/2015 7:23:16 AM
UNITED NATIONS: India's assistance to earthquake ravaged Nepal has been "very welcome by that country," according to a top UN Development ... In addition, he said, roads in many areas also have to be reconstructed. But overall, Nepal's larger ...
Nabokov in America’ looks at how the country shaped the ‘Lolita’ novelist
Washington Post - 5/27/2015 4:48:47 PM
enormous country” that he and Lolita see by car. “Nabokov in America” is consequently almost a geographical study, as its subtitle, “On the Road to ‘Lolita,’ ” implies: Roper emphasizes Nabokov’s travels, largely his summer excursions out ...
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: D.C. Roads Feel Like a ‘Third World Country’
Transport Topics - 5/22/2015 12:44:10 PM
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) borrowed a page from the Joe Biden playbook May 22 by equating an aspect of American infrastructure to that of a Third World country to draw attention to the country’s aging transportation system. Vice President Biden last ...
UN: India's scope is high on improving road safety drastically
Times of India - 5/27/2015 2:04:08 PM
India records an average of 1,96,000 road deaths in 2013, as per the World Health Organisation, the second worst country in the world. In a report by the transport ministry and UNESCAP, the country witnessed 4.97 lakh road deaths in 2011, which corresponds ...
Road Tripping to Walt Disney World
Mouse Planet - 5/27/2015 7:08:57 AM
Every year, my family and I make a pilgrimage to Walt Disney World to get our Disney fix. Sure, we've flown and made it to WDW in several hours, but we've discovered that the journey for us can be almost as fun as the destination when we road trip our way ...
Bluegrass in the Country festival looking at biggest season ever
manitoulin.ca - 5/27/2015 4:02:50 AM
“These athletes have earned two gold medals in world competition and several gold medals at the ... local favourites like Robbie Shawana, Country Road 44, the Mason Dixon Line, and Down Yonder, and many more entertainers are lining up all the time.
World Bank approves $130m loan
Times of Zambia - 5/27/2015 7:23:16 AM
THE World Bank Group has approved a loan worth US$130 million for ... Sewer networks will be expanded in Emmasdale, Chaisa, Chawama, Kuomboka and Garden neighbourhoods and Kafue Road. The project would also spend $14 million on on-site sanitation ...
Saudi women defy driving ban and take to the roads - in a videogame
Channel News Asia - 5/27/2015 8:09:13 PM
Set in a post-apocalyptic world, "Saudi Girls Revolution" features Saudi women ... Dozens of Saudi women have taken to the road in recent years in protest at the ban on female drivers, leading to arrests and prompting a warning from the Interior Ministry ...
Why India is captured by carbon
theguardian.com - 5/27/2015 11:05:11 AM
India’s leaders are determined to restore economic growth and lift the country’s 1.3 billion citizens out of poverty ... 220km drive from the nearest airport at Varanasi, on a chaotic road that often lacks a proper surface: the journey can easily ...
World Ride Day set for summer 2015
Power Sports Business - 5/27/2015 1:35:30 PM
It’s also all anyone needs to do to join the thousands of Harley-Davidson motorcycle riders and Harley Owners Group members who are flexing their freedom and hitting the open road during the Harley-Davidson World Ride on June 27 and 28. “One of the ...
Choral Conductor Takes Music and Message of Harmony on the Road
Wall Street Journal - 5/27/2015 10:10:54 PM
As artistic director for the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, one of the largest gay choruses in the U.S., Joe Nadeau travels the country trying to make the world a more harmonious place. The 260-member choral group is known for its performances at ...
Casket and body washed onto Texas road was dug up by extreme and deadly flooding
Leader Post - 5/27/2015 10:29:23 AM
A Texas man out of a morning bike ride made a ghoulish discovery: an occupied casket in the middle of a road. Officials say the coffin was ... Wimberly is in the heart of Texas wine country near Austin and it’s full of tourists on long weekends such ...
Bucharest's Corruption Crackdown May Do the Country More Harm Than Good
News Week - 5/27/2015 4:05:50 PM
Elsewhere, roads remain half built and in winter snow is often uncleared, leaving remote villages cut off from the outside world. The idea that anti-corruption ... be part of a corrupt system. It means the country is at an economic standstill."
What the new Silk Road means for the gold market
The Business Insider - 5/26/2015 8:17:33 PM
One of the world's largest sources of funding for gold miners ... officials last summer as a major zone of economic focus for the country. As the image below shows, China's "Silk Road Economic Belt" (along with the southern "Maritime Silk Road") stretches ...
U.S. Olympic Committee announces Road to Rio Tour presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance
Boxscore World Sportswire - 5/27/2015 3:41:22 AM
May 26, 2015 - The United States Olympic Committee announced today details of the Road to Rio Tour presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance. The nine-stop tour will circle the country from July ... throughout the world need us most. In business since 1912 ...