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Demonetisation: Govt extends toll charges suspension on national highways till Nov 14

Demonetisation: Govt extends toll charges suspension on national highways till Nov 14

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that hospitals, railway, bus and airlines ticket counters will continue to accept Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for the next 72 hours.

Four killed, 36 hurt as bus falls off bridge in Odisha

Four persons were killed and 36 injured when a bus fell off a bridge in Odisha's Angul district on Tuesday.

Live high-power electricity cable falls on bike in Haryana, three of a family electrocuted

Three persons of a family, including a minor, were electrocuted after a live high-power electricity cable fell on their motorcycle in Siwani mandi area here today, police said.

One killed in tractor-truck collision in Bareilly

One person was killed and three others injured today when a mini truck collided with a tractor in CBganj area here, police said.

Visit NH44 to gorge on some flavoursome dishes from Kashmir to Kanyakumari

Visit NH44 to gorge on some flavoursome dishes from Kashmir to Kanyakumari

Prepped by chef Sanjeev Takyar, the restaurant is in the heart of west Delhi's Rajouri Garden neighbourhood.

Tension rises in Manipur following attacks on Kuki youths

Manipur Police beefed up security measures on Sunday as Kuki organisations condemned the "unprovoked" gun attack on February 3 on Kukis in Molnom villagers near Pallel town along National Highway 2.

Landslides shut Jammu-Srinagar highway

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway No 1-A was closed to vehicular traffic on Monday following landslides in Jammu region's Ramban district.

No fresh attack on Kashmir-bound vehicles: Deputy Commissioner of Udhampur

Deputy Commissioner of Udhampur in J&K has dismissed rumours of any fresh incident of attack on Kashmir-bound vehicles along the National Highway and said that elaborate security arrangements are in place to vitiate peaceful atmosphere in the district.

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.