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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

Along National Highway 74, accounts of land compensated ‘hugely’ or ‘poorly’

“There are stories that a huge amount was paid to the owners [of the 2.5 hectares in Kunda] as compensation,” said Balwinder Singh of village Baksora, about a kilometre from Kunda police station.

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Justifies move to measure distance aerially: In High Court, Administration cites Chandigarh’s ‘peculiar character’

The UT said the "peculiar character” of the city was the reason to not use motorable distance in the implementation of SC’s directions on liquor shops located near highways.

LPG tanker overturns, NH8 traffic disrupted

Mahesh Patil, Superintendent of Police said that as the gas was leaking from the tanker, NH8 was sealed off till Versova bridge and motorists were directed to use other routes while rescue operations were underway.

Widening of NH-24: The highway to affordable housing

The construction of Delhi-Meerut Expressway would improve connectivity between small cities while increasing residential housing spots, say experts.

Proposal to upgrade 22,000 km of NH at the cost of 4 lakh cr

The road transport ministry will soon seek cabinet approval to lower the current traffic threshold for upgrading two-lane national highways to four-lane highways. The clearance is expected to come later this month.

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Police denies alleged reports of rape in Hisar

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.

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