Saturday, Nov 27, 2021

Highways and Roads

Move Over Paris: Goa's Zuari Bridge Viewing Gallery Will Be Better Than Eiffel Tower, Says Nitin Gadkari

Nov 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also said there will be parking space beneath the Zuari bridge in Goa and people could arrive even in boats.

Eight Dead In Car Accident In Haryana’s Jhajjar

Oct 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The car heading towards Uttar Pradesh was hit by a vehicle from behind at Badii area along the Haryana highway, following which it rammed into a truck, leaving eight people travelling inside it dead.

5 Dead After Car Rams Into Parked Truck In Gujarat

The police said the driver of the car lost control over it, following which it rammed into a truck parked along the highway near Timdi village in Gujarat’s Morbi district.

China Mandates Negative Covid Test For Drivers Leaving Jiangsu Province As Cases Spike

Jul 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The National Health Commission reported 48 new cases in Jiangsu over the previous 24 hours, bringing its total to 154 over recent days

Over 4 Crore Vehicles Plying On Indian Roads, Karnataka Tops List At 70 Lakh

The vehicles are older than 15 years and fall under the ambit of green tax.

30 November, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Defends Farm Laws


Opposition misleading farmers, says PM Modi in Varanasi.

01 October, 2020

Pema Khandu: Will Quit CM's Post If Highway Not Constructed By March


The 14 kilometer-stretch linking state capital Itanagar with Naharlagun town was supposed to be completed by September 28, but work was delayed due to monsoon related challenges besides the COVID-19 pandemic situation

20 September, 2020

Haryana-Punjab Protest Intensifies As Police Use Water Cannon To Stop Youth Activists


The Youth Congress activists were going to Delhi through the Chandigarh-Delhi highway when they were stopped at the heavily barricaded entrance to Haryana by police. Some activists tried to set a tractor on fire after the march was stopped

28 November, 2019

How To Buy, Recharge FASTag, What Documents Are Required? Here's All You Need To Know

Outlook Web Bureau

The government has directed to declare all lanes of fee plazas on national highways as 'FASTag lanes' by December 1.

16 October, 2019

MP Roads Like ‘Vijayvargiya’s Cheeks’, Will Make Them Like ‘Hema Malini’s Cheeks’: Minister


"...the roads would be repaired in 15 days. They will be made 'chakachak' (pretty), like Hema Malini's cheeks, in 15 to 20 days," Madhya Pradesh minister P C Sharma said.

18 August, 2019

22 People Killed, Schools Shut As Rains Continue To Pound Himachal Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

The district officials have said that all educational institutions in Shimla will remain closed on Monday as heavy to extremely heavy rains continue to lash the Himachal capital, district officials said.


16 July, 2019

'If You Want Good Roads, You Have To Pay,' Says Gadkari On Toll Collection

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said the money collected through toll from the areas which have the capacity to pay is utilised for building roads in rural and hilly areas.

01 May, 2019

Govt To Lift Ban On Civilian Traffic On Highway In North Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

A government spokesperson said the 'restrictions' will continue between Srinagar and Udhampur.

20 April, 2019

Restrictions On Civilian Traffic On Srinagar-Jammu Highway Partially Relaxed

Outlook Web Bureau

On April 7, the administration had imposed the restrictions on the national highway (NH-44) connecting Jammu to Srinagar, days after the Pulwama attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel.

11 April, 2019

BJP Demands Mehbooba Mufti's Arrest For Allegedly 'Instigating People' To Defy Vehicle Ban On J&K Highway

Outlook Web Bureau

The BJP on Wednesday demanded that PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti be arrested for allegedly instigating people to defy a ban of vehicular movement on the national highway connecting Jammu with Srinagar.

08 April, 2019

On Shah Faesal's Plea, High Court Issues Notice To JK Govt Over Highway Ban

Outlook Web Bureau

The national highway from Baramulla to Udhampur has been put out of bounds for the civilian traffics on Sundays and Wednesdays till May 31, a notification issued by the J&K administration said on Wednesday.

08 April, 2019

Architects Of Jammu-Srinagar Highway Closure Made No Application Of Mind: Omar Abdullah

Outlook Web Bureau

National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah posted a video on his Twitter handle showing a long convoy of security forces moving on the highway on Monday while civilian traffic also plied side by side.


07 April, 2019

Jammu-Srinagar Highway Ban Begins, Locals Compare It With German Occupation Of Poland

Naseer Ganai

On social networking sites the government order is being compared with the Polish government order during German occupation of Poland in December 1939 which prohibited Jews from entering or using pathways, streets and public squares from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and other leaders take a pledge on the 72nd National Law Day during the state BJP working committee meeting in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

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