Chinese companies haven't invested in India's highway projects in recent times: Gadkari

Amid the border standoff with China, Gadkari, in July 2020, had said that India will not allow Chinese companies to participate in highway projects, including those through joint ventures.

published on : 21st September 2021

Bengaluru-Ennore travel to get quicker soon as tendering process on six-lane expressway reaches final stage

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) recently chose the contractors who quoted the lowest price, and is expected to issue orders to begin the work soon, official sources said.

published on : 20th September 2021

Nod to start land takeover for proposed greenfield highway

National Highways Authority of India has published the preliminary notification, 3(a), for starting land acquisition in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam districts   

published on : 18th September 2021

Madras High Court quashes order increasing speed limit to 120 kmph on highways

The bench had also raised a set of 12 queries, the first of which was for a direction to the central government to reconsider its 2018 notification, increasing the speed limit to 120 kmph.

published on : 14th September 2021

Two National Highway passing through Odisha to be developed as landing strips for military aircrafts

Once developed, the strips will not solely be used for emergency landings. Once they are used for landing of aircraft, the service road will be used for smooth flow of road traffic.

published on : 10th September 2021

Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari to inaugurate emergency landing field in Barmer on September 9

The National Highways Authority of India has developed a 3-km section of Satta-Gandhav stretch of NH-925A as an Emergency Landing Facility for the Indian Air Force.

published on : 8th September 2021

Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao urges Gadkari to take up six-laning of Hyderabad-Vijayawada highway

Rao also wanted Gadkari to release pending Central Road and Infrastructure Fund (CRIF).

published on : 7th September 2021

Police solve highway robbery case in 48 hours, arrest 7 & recover Rs 47 L

Kandukur police of Prakasam district have cracked the highway robbery case within 48 hours of the FIR being lodged and recovered the stolen cash of Rs 47 lakh from seven accused.

published on : 7th September 2021

IAF plane with Rajnath, Gadkari to conduct mock emergency landing on highway in Rajasthan's Barmer

The two ministers will be inaugurating the 3.5 km-long strip on the national highway in Barmer this week as it is ready to handle emergency landings of the IAF's fighter jets and other aircraft.

published on : 6th September 2021

After land acquisition, NHAI comes up with new highway alignment in Kasaragod

Change of plan drains out residents emotionally and financially | NHAI Project Director tells official to stop paying compensation as per old alignment

published on : 6th September 2021

Construct service roads next to flyover: Andhra HC

The Andhra Pradesh High Court set aside the plea of the petitioners seeking directions to the NHAI to construct an underpass at Fakruddin Junction. 

published on : 5th September 2021

Gang poses as cops on Andhra highway, robs jeweller, friends of Rs 50 lakh and car

The accused insisted the merchants speak to their senior officer and the DSP ordered them to do it. As soon as the victims stepped down from the car, the accused immediately got into it and sped off.

published on : 5th September 2021

NHAI to build first road tunnel in Odisha as part of Raipur-Vizag corridor

While the highest 240 km will be built in Odisha at an estimated cost of around Rs 10,000 crore, Chhattisgarh has its share of 125 km and the rest 100 km falls in AP. 

published on : 5th September 2021

Engineers should introspect and find ways for timely completion of NH projects: Nitin Gadkari

The Road Transport and Highways minister said some of the quotes received by NHAI for various projects are so low that one wonders if they include the salary of the workers and good work.

published on : 2nd September 2021

MPTC member, husband killed in road accident on their way to Hyderabad

As per the police, the accident happened when the tipper lorry’s driver applied sudden brakes, causing the couple’s car to ram into the lorry.

published on : 2nd September 2021
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