Couple killed in road mishap in UP, locals protest

A 50-year-old man and his wife were killed after the motorcycle they were traveling on was hit by a tractor in Ekdil police station area on National Highway-2 following which locals staged a protest.

Chandrapur-Ashti road may be upraded as national highway

In what may be a big boost for the development of Chandrapur and Gadchiroli districts in Maharashtra, the Union Ministry for Road Transport and Highways is considering upgrading the Chandrapur-Ballarpur-Bamani-Gondiopipri-Ashti road as a new national highway.

Oommen Chandy meets Nitin Gadkari, discuss four laning of NHs

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday met Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari and discussed about conversion of two National Highways into four-way lanes in the state.

Centre aims to build 30 km National Highway every day: Nitin Gadkari

 The Centre has set a target of constructing 30 km of National Highways per day within two years and planned to spend Rs five lakh crore on road infrastructure development, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday.

NH status for 2,000 km of state highways in Odisha

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday accorded national highway (NH) status to around 2,000 km of state highways in Odisha, while announcing Rs 35,000 crore investment in other related projects.

Centre accords NH status to 2,000 km roads in Odisha

Describing roads as paths to development of any region, the Centre today declared National Highway status for 2,000 km of State Highways in Odisha where Rs 35,000 crore will be invested for road development.

Ranchi-Vijayawada highway to be completed by March 2017

 The 1,205 km Ranchi-Vijayawada national highway passing through Maoist-affected areas of Odisha would be completed by March 2017, the authorities said on Saturday after a review meeting with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Gadkari announces Gurgaon-Rewari Highway via Pataudi as National Highway

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday announced Gurgaon-Rewari Highway via Pataudi as a National Highway.

Manali-Leh National Highway opened for vehicular traffic

Manali-Leh Highway was thrown open for vehicular traffic on Monday after it was closed for more than five months.

Inland waterways development our priority: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said that "developing inland waterways" was the "priority" of the central government and has "earmarked 101 important rivers in the country" to develop a network of waterways on the lines of national highways.

Srinagar-Leh highway reopens after five months

 The Srinagar-Leh national highway was on Thursday reopened for traffic after remaining closed for five months due to heavy snowfall.

Jammu and Kashmir highway reopens for one-way traffic

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which was closed due to landslides, was reopened for one-way traffic on Friday.

'Darbar' closes in Jammu, to open in Srinagar on May 5

The civil secretariat and other offices of the Jammu and Kashmir government closed in the winter capital city on Friday and would now re-open in the summer capital city of Srinagar on May 5 as part of over a century old practice of "Darbar Move".

Himachal Pradesh: Two dead, one seriously injured in accident

Two persons were killed while a woman was seriously injured when their car was hit by another vehicle near Salogara on Shimla-Kalka national Highway, 40 km from here on Wednesday.

Land survey begins for widening of NH 216

 The land survey with regard to widening of NH 216 has begun from Kruthivennu to Puligadda in Krishna district, a revenue official said on Thursday.

CCEA approves highway projects worth Rs 9,500 crore

The government Tuesday approved three highway projects worth Rs 9,500 crore in Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh, including those connecting Varanasi -- the Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Soon after re-opening Jammu-Kishtwar NH shuts, 3,000 stranded

More than 3,000 people were stranded after the Jammu-Kishtwar National Highway was closed following a massive landslide at Karara, 25 km from here.

Srinagar-Jammu highway remains closed for second day

The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, the only all-weather road link between Kashmir and rest of the country, remained closed for the second day on Tuesday due to landslides at several place along the route.

62 toll booths shut down: Gadkari

Government has shut down 62 toll booths on roads and highways and is proposing to do away with toll charges on roads built at less than Rs 100 crore, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.

NCR to get country's longest elevated national highway

From construction of the country's longest elevated national highway to setting up of electronic manufacturing clusters, the Uttar Pradesh government proposed schemes for development of National Capital Region (NCR) in the 2015-16 budget presented in the state Assembly on Tuesday.