SC not for liquor vends on highways

The Supreme Court Monday asked all the stake-holders to sit and decided on a "reasonable policy" on the location of liquor shops along the national and the state highways as it said that it did not favour people drinking travelling long distances.

Guyana awaits $60M from India to buy ferry, build highway

Guyana's president says India has pledged USD 60 million to help the South American country buy a large ferry and build a four-lane highway.

Thick fog closes highways, airports in East China

A heavy fog on Saturday shrouded many parts of east China's Shandong province, closing highways, delaying flights and throwing normal life out of gear.

Close down alcohol shops on sides of highways: Nitin Gadkari

In a bid to bring down road accidents by 50 per cent in the next two years, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said alcohol shops on either side of highways should be closed.

Long way to go to save highway accident victims!

It’s a medical fact that if a road accident victim is brought to a trauma care centre within the ‘golden hour’, then his chances of survival are quite high.

Device to deactivate killer mobiles on highways

A cutting-edge technology pioneered by an Indian engineer deactivates mobile phones before they can cause accidents or deaths on the highways.

Krishan Pal takes charge as MoS Road Transport, Highways and Shipping

Krishan Pal has taken charge as the Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping here this morning.

Govt asks states to handle damage to highways from cyclone

Government on Saturday directed Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal to be prepared to handle the anticipated damage to the national highways from cyclone Phailin.

All highways in Punjab to be 4/6 laned by January 2016

The Punjab government is working to realise its target of 4/6 laning of all national and state highways by January 2016 and has set aside Rs 3,080 crore for the purpose, an official spokesperson said on Sunday.

MP govt to draw Centre`s attention on bad national highways

The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to draw attention of the Centre towards the poor condition of national highways in the state.

Four-laning of highway within 2 years in Bihar

Four-laning of Patna-Ara-Buxar
highway would be completed within two years-and-a-half, Bihar Road Construction Minister N K Yadav told the state assembly.

Land acquisition hitches delaying in road projects

Government said problems in land acquisition was one of the main factors in delays in the implementation of National Highway Development projects.

Six-lane roads to connect India`s metros

India`s metros -- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai -- will soon be connected through six-lane roads.

Trauma centres to be opened along highways

Over 160 new trauma centres will be opened along the major national highways.

Allahabad HC orders clearance of tracks and highways blocked by Jats

Taking suo motu cognisance of
public inconvenience caused by the ongoing Jat agitation, the
Allahabad High Court on Friday directed the governments concerned to clear railway tracks and national highways blocked due to the stir.

For me, it`s literally miles to go before I sleep: Nath

Transport Minister Kamal Nath visualises 2011 as a year full of "promises" for adding thousands of Kms of Highways.

Kamal Nath blames excess rains for bad highways

Under attack from members, Surface
Transport Minister Kamal Nath sought to blame the excess rains this year for bad condition of roads in some parts of
the country.

NHAI`s call centre plan hits roadblock

The NHAI ambitious plan to set up round the clock call centres across the country, mainly to facilitate fast reporting of accidents, seems to have hit a roadblock as it failed to get any response from bidders.

Centre approves 9600 cr for J&K highways

The Centre has approved an outlay of Rs 9625 crore for the National Highways project in Jammu and Kashmir, involving the development and upgradation of
roads and construction of two new tunnels.

BJP preparing vision document on highways in northeast

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will prepare a vision document for the appropriate management and use of national highways for better connectivity in the mountainous northeastern region, a party leader said here Monday.