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national highway


Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 5 national highway projects in Sonipat, says Delhi to Chandigarh commute in 2 hours

April 06, 2022 11:09 am

“Earlier, it took 4.5 hours to travel from Delhi to Meerut, but with the expressway coming up, it now takes only 40 minutes. Residents of Meerut have told me that they now go from Meerut to Connaught Place to eat ice cream,” said Nitin Gadkari.

Environmentalist requests authorities to plant over 24,000 trees to replace those axed for highway widening

March 03, 2022 7:32 am

The Sagar division of the state Forest department has given a clearance to cut 488 trees for the highway, approval for which had come in 2019.

Union minister approves Rs 1200 cr Shiradi Ghat road upgradation to four-lane highway

January 20, 2022 10:15 pm

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has assured full cooperation and speedy approvals for implementing the project.

Delhi: Work on National Highway 709B to begin next month

July 19, 2021 1:44 am

The 155-km-long corridor will start from Akshardham Mandir in Delhi and end at Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

Fresh landslides block Jammu-Srinagar highway; nearly 1,000 vehicles stranded

January 27, 2019 6:48 pm

Kashmir Valley remained cut off from rest of the state for seventh day on Sunday as fresh landslides erupted along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Marog near Ramban disrupting movement of nearly 1,000 light vehicles.

Kundli-Manesar expressway stretch to be finished by October

September 24, 2018 6:08 am

Officials said the stretch of the six-lane expressway is being completed at a cost of Rs 1,915 crore, using 7 lakh tonnes of cement and 65,000 tonnes of steel.

Punjab: New road to Beas dera kicks up controversy over violation of norms

October 03, 2017 4:36 am

GVSB alleges that the dera has encroached upon portions of land belonging to Beas village, a school’s sports ground, forest land and NHAI for constructing the road

IAS officer who probed NH ‘scam’ reports death threats

September 28, 2017 2:21 am

In April, Union minister Nitin Gadkari opposed an inquiry against NHAI officers in the alleged scam. In June, Pandiyan was removed as Kumaon Commissioner.

PM to visit Udaipur to inaugurate NH projects tomorrow

August 28, 2017 2:35 pm

The prime minister would also dedicate 11 completed NH projects, covering a total length of about 873 km, to the nation, he added. The completed projects include a six-lane cable-stayed bridge across the Chambal river at Kota.


Police denies alleged reports of rape in Hisar

February 25, 2016 7:54 am

Hisar, Feb 25 (ANI): Haryana Director General of Police Yashpal Singhal on Thursday denied the presence of any evidence in the alleged rape incident during the recent quota protests in Hisar, Haryana. According to local media reports, women passengers were stopped on the national highway near Murthal in Haryana on early Monday morning and were dragged to the surrounding fields and raped. Further probe is underway.