Odisha way behind rural roads target

The slow progress of rural road construction under the Central scheme was recently reported by The New Indian Express.

published on : 1st December 2021

Pregnant Odisha woman walks 8 km to reach ambulance

Incidents of pregnant women being carried in slings and cots or walking to hospitals due to lack of roads are a common sight in Malkangiri district. 

published on : 30th November 2021

Condition of roads after rains in the state tragic and exasperating: Kerala High Court

The repairs are unable to stand the test of the next rain and the roads require patchwork again, Justice Devan Ramachandran remarked.

published on : 25th November 2021

Rajasthan minister says roads should be like 'Katrina Kaif's cheeks'

The minister made the comparison after he was told about the bad condition of roads in the district by people gathered to listen to him there.

published on : 24th November 2021

Work on five new greenfield link roads to begin soon: Hyderabad civic officials

Officials say all the paperwork has been completed and contracting agencies too have been finalised to begin the laying of these roads later this month.

published on : 15th November 2021

Mizoram partly halts construction at Assam border after Centre's directive

The Mizoram government has been constructing roads and bridges in order to link police duty posts and camps in the border areas after the July standoff, which led to the death of seven people.

published on : 12th November 2021

These Chennai subways, roads remain closed following heavy rains

The M.R.H Road from Manjambakkam roundabout towards Redhills has been made one way due to excessive waterlogging. Kumananchavadi Kundrathur Road has been made one way.

published on : 11th November 2021

In Telangana, ryots dry paddy on roads, turning them into deathtraps

The situation becomes worse at night, as motorists won’t notice the spread paddy and skid on the produce or crash into the big stones.

published on : 8th November 2021

Pregnant tribal woman from Karnataka's Nagarahole forest forced to walk for ambulance

According to the Jenu Kuruba people residing in this tribal hamlet, Ranjitha, a woman in her early 20s experienced labour pain.

published on : 8th November 2021

Massive JICA funding to give Chennai’s roads ‘intelligent’ edge

The tender, which was expected to be floated by January-end, has been delayed by almost 10 months with the government seeking some more improvements in the project.

published on : 3rd November 2021

PWD to eradicate 510 dark spots in South East Delhi

The automatic timer based LED lights will switch on in the night and will automatically turn off in the morning after sunrise.

published on : 30th October 2021

Rains ahead, roads leave Kovai motorists worried

With rains around the corner, residents urged the CCMC to prevent further damage to roads and ensure the safety of motorists as well as pedestrians.

published on : 27th October 2021

Rain worsens plight of roads dug up for drainage pipeline works

Corporation officials said contractors were supposed to ensure that people are able to commute through the roads after laying the pipelines.

published on : 26th October 2021

Bengaluru's unlit Hoodi railway underpass risky for commuters

Though the underpasses are constructed by the Railways, they are later handed over to the BBMP for maintenance purposes.

published on : 25th October 2021

A walk to remember for all the bad reasons in Tenkasi

Anaikarai Street, Market Bazaar, Mattappa Street and Samba Street areas are the worst-hit as Tirunelveli- Tenkasi road passes through these areas.

published on : 22nd October 2021
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