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Tripura Police fails to arrest ex-minister booked in Rs 600-crore PWD scam

October 15, 2019 10:50 am

Badal Choudhury was booked in an FIR lodged at West Agartala Police Station on Sunday, charging him and two others – former PWD Engineer-in-Chief Sunil Bhowmik and former Chief Secretary Yashpal Singh, with fraudulent activities, corruption, criminal breach of trust, suppression of evidence etc.

Delhi: Broken trees, waterlogging — It’s raining complaints at PWD

July 23, 2019 2:42 am

Most complaints are about waterlogging or uncovered drains. Officials have also started maintaining an excel sheet of all complaints received via social media.

Despite Kejriwal’s order, work on PWD roads slow

June 08, 2019 5:24 am

While work on the Ring Road and Outer Ring Road has been completed, many other roads are still in disrepair. With complaints pouring in from different parts of the city, the PWD had allocated Rs 50 crore to strengthen Rohtak Road. However, work is yet to begin.

Goa govt orders probe over bribery charges for National Highway Authority of India contracts

July 13, 2017 6:06 pm

The US company, through its employees and agents, and those of its wholly-owned subsidiary in India, paid approximately Rs 6.7 crore in bribes to government officials in India, resulting in approximately USD four million in net profit.

AAP asked to cough up Rs 27 lakh fine by PWD

June 15, 2017 12:55 pm

The fine, which is 65 times the license fee, will pile up further if the party doesn't vacate the premises. In April, the PWD had issued a notice to AAP's National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal asking him to immediately vacate the office.

Facing questions about strength, elevated corridor takes ‘load tests’

September 05, 2015 4:58 am

Once the tests are completed, the elevated corridor will be thrown open to the public by the month end.

Landslide blocks NH 54, Mizoram's lifeline

August 28, 2015 1:34 pm

People stranded on the highway said that the landslide at Kawnpui was so massive that it looked like as if the entire mountain had collapsed.

Arvind Kejriwal holds meet on ways to deal with heavy rain, waterlogging

July 14, 2015 3:52 am

Arvind Kejriwal reportedly suggested that instead of installing pumps to drain out excess water, agencies should work on a long-term plan to deal with waterlogging.

HC summons PWD over South Ex mess

May 22, 2015 2:03 am

The court of Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva issued the summons after it was informed that the drainage systems around the area were in a bad condition.

Minister reviews three stranded road projects

March 31, 2015 2:36 am

According to the PWD, 8 km of the 12-km road project has been completed in the past three years.


IIT-Roorkee professors reach Imphal to study quake-hit buildings

January 08, 2016 6:25 am

Imphal, Jan 08 (ANI): Expert team of Professors from IIT-Roorkee reached Imphal in Manipur to check the buildings that were damaged in the recent earthquake. Almost 513 buildings and structures were reportedly damaged across Manipur when a powerful 6.8 magnitude pre-dawn earthquake struck the state. The earthquake resulted in huge loss of life and property. A senior official of the state Public Works Department (PWD) said that the visiting experts’ team would also assess other areas of the state and visit damaged structures.