Akhilesh lays stress on making state roads safer

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday issued various directions for making state roads safer for commuters and strict implementation of road safety rules.

Uttar Pradesh sets up fund for roads

Uttar Pradesh has decided to set up a 'tourist road fund' to maintain roads leading to monuments and heritage sites in the state, an official said on Saturday.

Bihar govt warns to put up boards with PM's photo to protest fund crunch

Accusing the Centre of discriminating Bihar in fund allocation for construction of rural roads, state government Tuesday threatened to put up boards of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the proposed roads to highlight that work could not be taken up due to absence of central funds.

Nitin Gadkari aims at 30-km road building a day by 2016

 Accelerating road construction to 30 km a day by 2016 from 3 km at present and eliminating bogus driving licences are top on the agenda of Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari.

Telangana govt to spend Rs 30,000 cr on roads, skyways in Hyderabad

 Telangana Government today said it would spend Rs 25,000-30,000 crore in a phased manner towards development of road and construction of skyways in Hyderabad, in a bid to give facelift to the capital city.

Delhi's most dangerous flyovers

Delhi tops the country in fatal road accidents and in number of pedestrians and cyclists falling victim, says report.

PM Modi to review progress of infra sectors on Nov 5

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the progress of infrastructure sectors including roads, railways and power in the presence of senior officials of concerned ministries on November 5.

Hong Kong apex court bans protestors from blocking roads

The Supreme Court of Hong Kong Monday enacted a preliminary injunction to ban demonstrators from occupying roads in Mong Kok.

Roads of Delhi one of most dangerous stretches: Court

Refusing to grant relief to a man guilty of driving in an inebriated state, a Delhi court has upheld his conviction and sentence saying "roads of Delhi are one of the most dangerous stretches" and instances of drunken driving causing fatal accidents are on the rise.

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India in major road-building exercise along China border
India in major road-building exercise along China border

Taking the perceived threat from China seriously, India is set to launch a major road-building exercise along the border with the neighbouring country.

Centre moots corporation develop roads in northeast

The central government is considering to set up a corporation to develop roads and improve connectivity in the northeastern states, a Tripura minister said Sunday.

Over 99 percent of HP panchayats connected with roads

Himachal Pradesh government today said that 3,017 panchayats in the state have already been connected with a wide network of roads and work is on to link the remaining 216.

Thai police bars entry to certain Bangkok buildings, roads

Thai police Friday issued its first notice under the Emergency decree prohibiting individuals or groups of people from entering 13 building compounds and 25 roads unless authorised to do so.

MPs can now spend on roads and pavements

IRF welcomed the Indian govt`s move allowing its MPs to spend their local area development fund for works related to constructing roads, pavements and cycle tracks.

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.

Chhattisgarh Police wants revamped road links in Naxal-hit belt

To keep a close watch on inter-state movement of Naxals, Chhattisgarh Police has recommended improvement of road connectivity to strategic locations near border areas of Maoist-hit Bastar region.

Earthquake damages houses, roads in Tibet

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake followed by several aftershocks on Monday hit parts of China`s Tibet province, destroying at least 21 homes and damaging 17 others in the remote Himalayan region.

Roads, livestock destroyed in cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh

Roads, bridges and hundreds of livestock were swept away following a cloudburst in Changut village of Lahaul and Spiti district, police said Friday.