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Slowdown, delays impact developers' interest in PPP models

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 12:00

According to rating agency India Ratings, the National Highways Authority last September had insisted the government award projects as cash contracts.

Obama touts $300 billion transport plan

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 15:35

President Barack Obama has unveiled a four year, USD 300 billion plan to rebuild America's highways, bridges and rail systems, hoping to defy gridlock in Congress to enact major reform.

Pizza hut to start outlets on National Highways

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 17:44

The company, which is on expansion mode, would start up to three new drive in centers of Pizza Hut on National Highway 1 (Delhi-Mumbai) and 8 (Delhi-Amritsar).

Cabinet nod to convert 7,200 km of state roads to highways

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 11:23

The government on Thursday decided to convert 7,200 kms of states roads into national highways.

Bench orders NHAI to plant 10 saplings for every tree cut

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 13:57

The Madras High Court bench on Friday ordered the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to plant 10 saplings for every tree cut for the four lane Project by NHAI`s Implementation Unit.

Highways airports closed in Chinese cities due to heavy haze

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 17:16

Several Chinese cities on Sunday closed expressways and cancelled flights as heavy fog and smog continue to grip a large part of the country.

Nawaz Sharif demotes police officer for misusing funds

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 17:12

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has demoted a top Pakistani police official who used public funds to issue advertisements to congratulate him on his victory in the general election in May.

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

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 16:37

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.

Cabinet approves over Rs 1,000 crore highway project

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 20:36

The Cabinet approved the upgrading of National Highway-211 in Maharashtra under the National Highways Development Programme with a total outlay of Rs 1,057.82 crore.

Check norms deviation by fuel pumps on NHs: Roadmin to oil cos

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 13:22

Concerned over most of the fuel stations along the National Highways not complying with norms for construction, the government has sought a road map for rectification by this week from all the oil companies including Indian Oil and Hindustan Petroleum.

Govt relaxes exit norms for road developers

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 17:37

To revive the highways sector and attract developers, the government on Friday approved a proposal for allowing companies to exit projects "harmoniously" without attracting punitive measures.

Govt approves Rs 774-cr road project in Rajasthan under NHDP

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 17:17

The government on Friday approved a Rs 774.33 crore highways project in Rajasthan to be built under its flagship road building programme, NHDP.