Articles about National Highways Authority Of India (NHAI)

NHAI's new traffic management system ATMS: How does it work?

05 Jan 2022

India
NHAI's new traffic management system ATMS: How does it work?

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is testing new technology, the Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS), to be installed across the country's highways and expressways.

NHAI suffers Rs. 2,731cr toll loss due to farmers' protest

02 Dec 2021

Business
NHAI suffers Rs. 2,731cr toll loss due to farmers' protest

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) suffered a revenue loss of more than Rs. 2,731 crore due to the ongoing farmers' protest.

Government needs to be serious about potholes-riddled Mumbai-Nashik Highway: HC

24 Sep 2021

Mumbai
Government needs to be serious about potholes-riddled Mumbai-Nashik Highway: HC

The Bombay High Court on Friday said the Maharashtra government has to be more serious about the potholes-riddled Mumbai-Nashik Highway considering the fact that people are losing their lives.

NHAI, automakers asked to tighten IT security after cyber threats

22 Mar 2021

India
NHAI, automakers asked to tighten IT security after cyber threats

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Sunday alerted the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and its other wings as well as automobile makers to enhance their IT security systems citing reports about possible cyber attacks targeted at the Indian Transport sector.

Bipin Rawat wants to cut pension cost, increase retirement age

10 Feb 2020

India
Bipin Rawat wants to cut pension cost, increase retirement age

India's first Chief of Defense Staff, Bipin Rawat, wants to decrease the burden that the pension of retired army officers puts on the exchequer and has suggested increasing retirement age for the same.

What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

15 Dec 2019

India
What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

Starting today, the government has enforced the system of electronic toll collection on national highways using FASTags.

Air purifier installed near Taj Mahal as pollution worsens

05 Nov 2019

India
Air purifier installed near Taj Mahal as pollution worsens

While a severe pollution grips northern India, an air purifier van has been deployed at the gates of the Taj Mahal in Agra, in a bid to provide relief to tourists visiting the Mughal-era monument.

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

19 Oct 2019

Politics
One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

No one will ever attach the word failure with Narendra Modi. The man has a cult following, his followers are ready to take any bullet (quite literally) for him, he has an incredible list of highest civilian awards from many nations. And, he keeps winning elections.

Pakistan snubs Modi, invites Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor

30 Sep 2019

World
Pakistan snubs Modi, invites Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor

In a snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pakistan has decided to invite former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the inauguration ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor, due to be held in November.

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

16 Aug 2019

Career
#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

After completing engineering, a number of candidates who want to secure a job in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) opt for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody

04 Jul 2019

India
Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody

Almost a week after BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya assaulted an Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) official with a cricket bat, a Congress MLA, Nitesh Rane, was captured on camera literally mudslinging a National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) engineer on Thursday.

Five brave civil-servants who lost lives in service to nation

07 Jun 2019

India
Five brave civil-servants who lost lives in service to nation

In India, the civil services are a dream for many but being a civil servant is tough and needs great commitment.

Gujarat: HC quashes compensation awarded to farmers for land acquisition

27 Nov 2018

India
Gujarat: HC quashes compensation awarded to farmers for land acquisition

The Gujarat High Court yesterday quashed the compensation awarded to farmers for land acquired for a national highway and an expressway and ordered their re-determination in accordance with law.

UP: 15-20 people brandish guns, threaten toll-booth staffer

30 Oct 2018

India
UP: 15-20 people brandish guns, threaten toll-booth staffer

In a case of unnecessary abuse of power, around 15 to 20 persons were yesterday booked for brandishing firearms and threatening a toll plaza employee in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

UP: Gadkari to lay foundation-stone for Rs. 1,224cr worth projects

09 Oct 2018

India
UP: Gadkari to lay foundation-stone for Rs. 1,224cr worth projects

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today will lay the foundation stone for Rs. 1,224cr highway projects in Uttar Pradesh.

#BreakingBarriers: Hindus, Muslims unite to build flyover in UP

13 Sep 2018

India
#BreakingBarriers: Hindus, Muslims unite to build flyover in UP

In a massive show of unity, Hindus and Muslims in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh have transcended communal barriers to help local administration in relocating some religious structures, which had held up the construction of a flyover for 14 long years.

Mumbai-Goa Highway to be repaired by Sep 5, HC told

08 Aug 2018

India
Mumbai-Goa Highway to be repaired by Sep 5, HC told

The Maharashtra government and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) assured the Bombay High Court yesterday that they would repair potholes between Panvel and Goa on National Highway-66 by September 5.

SC wants Eastern-Expressway opened by May, but is it ready?

10 May 2018

India
SC wants Eastern-Expressway opened by May, but is it ready?

The SC has lashed out at the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for delay in inaugurating the Eastern Peripheral Expressway, a prime goal of which is to decongest traffic in the capital.

After SC's tweak in judgement, surge in alcohol-shops on highways

22 Apr 2018

India
After SC's tweak in judgement, surge in alcohol-shops on highways

Road safety activist Harman Sidhu's incessant fight to make highways alcohol-free turned fruitful when the Supreme Court put a ban on liquor vendors 500 meters from highways in April 2017.

Now, you have to pay more toll on National Highways

31 Mar 2018

India
Now, you have to pay more toll on National Highways

In what is being seen as unreasonable by transporters, and exactly the opposite by authorities, toll rates have been revised for National Highways.

China halts funding for 3 CPEC projects over corruption reports

06 Dec 2017

World
China halts funding for 3 CPEC projects over corruption reports

China has temporarily halted funding for at least three major highway projects in Pakistan which were being constructed as part of the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

From 31 October, no need to stop at highway toll-booths

18 Sep 2017

India
From 31 October, no need to stop at highway toll-booths

The Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) will finally become a reality for pan-India on 31st October.

Delhiites will have to pay more for electricity from September

02 Sep 2017

Delhi
Delhiites will have to pay more for electricity from September

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has hiked the electricity charges in the city, introducing a surcharge of 3.7% from September, in addition to the existing 8% cess.

Delhi: Man blames colleague for developing cancer; shoots him dead

28 Aug 2017

Delhi
Delhi: Man blames colleague for developing cancer; shoots him dead

In a shocking incident, Myanmar's Inayat, a 25-year-old cook at a restaurant in Delhi's Uttam Nagar, was shot dead by his colleague.

Rajasthan: PM Modi to kick-start 9,500 projects on August 29

22 Aug 2017

Politics
Rajasthan: PM Modi to kick-start 9,500 projects on August 29

In a rare instance, PM Modi is set to kick-start 9,500 road projects worth Rs. 27,000 crore in Rajasthan under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and the state's own schemes.

Delhi: Former Manipur minister's son falls from restaurant's terrace, dies

14 Aug 2017

Delhi
Delhi: Former Manipur minister's son falls from restaurant's terrace, dies

19-year-old Siddharth, son of Manipur's former minister M Okendru, succumbed to injuries after he fell off a restaurant's terrace in Hauz Khas Village on Saturday.

Noida: Class 9 boy rapes 5-year-old girl, taken into custody

20 Jul 2017

Delhi
Noida: Class 9 boy rapes 5-year-old girl, taken into custody

14-year-old boy, who studies in class 9, was taken into custody for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl near her home village adjoining Sector 45 of Noida.

US consultancy paid $1.18mn to NHAI to secure contracts

11 Jul 2017

India
US consultancy paid $1.18mn to NHAI to secure contracts

A Boston-based firm has admitted to paying $1.18mn (Rs. 6.7cr) to officials of the National Highway Authority of India to secure contracts.

East Delhi: Presence of mind saves 8-year-old girl from being raped

22 Jun 2017

Delhi
East Delhi: Presence of mind saves 8-year-old girl from being raped

An 8-year-old girl saved herself by outsmarting her neighbour who was trying to rape her.

Secretary-level reshuffles: Rajiv Gauba named Home Secretary

22 Jun 2017

India
Secretary-level reshuffles: Rajiv Gauba named Home Secretary

16 secretaries were designated to various departments under centre's latest bureaucratic re-shuffle.

NHAI looking to launch an international subsidiary

05 Jun 2017

India
NHAI looking to launch an international subsidiary

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is planning to launch a dedicated international subsidiary for construction of roads and highways abroad, especially in South Asia.

Delhi- CM reaches out to public, receives 500 complaints

02 Jun 2017

Delhi
Delhi- CM reaches out to public, receives 500 complaints

1st June was the first day of the Delhi government's attempt of making its offices more approachable by allowing the public to walk-in without appointments and address their grievances.

NHAI won't commence work without 100% land acquisition

24 May 2017

India
NHAI won't commence work without 100% land acquisition

In a bid to reduce the delays faced during the construction of roads and highways, the National Highways Authority of India has introduced new norms.

Snake found in Faridabad school's mid-day meal

12 May 2017

Delhi
Snake found in Faridabad school's mid-day meal

On Thursday, a 'snake' was discovered in the mid-day meal served to students at a Government Girls' Senior Secondary School in NIT-2 in Faridabad.

CP's Regal theatre to shut down on 31st March

23 Mar 2017

Delhi
CP's Regal theatre to shut down on 31st March

After proclaiming its steady decline several times, Connaught Place's Regal Theatre will shut down on 31st March as it is going out of business.

Delhi, Jaipur to be linked by new 'super expressway'

21 Mar 2017

Delhi
Delhi, Jaipur to be linked by new 'super expressway'

The National Highways Authority of India has initiated the land-acquisition procedure for a new 'super expressway' between Delhi and Jaipur.

Bengaluru should expect another sweltering summer

20 Mar 2017

Bengaluru
Bengaluru should expect another sweltering summer

According to a bulletin circulated by the MET Department, the maximum temperature on Sunday was 35 degrees Celsius in Bengaluru.

AIIMS nurses on strike, take 'mass casual leave'

17 Mar 2017

Delhi
AIIMS nurses on strike, take 'mass casual leave'

Over 2,000 staff nurses from the All India Institute of Medical Services (AIIMS) went on a mass casual leave on Friday in the pursuit of better wages.

Diamond trade hit by demonetization

18 Jan 2017

India
Diamond trade hit by demonetization

The global diamond industry has been affected by India's demonetization decision. 90% of the world's diamonds pass through India to be processed and traded.

Economy set to rebound soon

16 Jan 2017

India
Economy set to rebound soon

Central government believes the economy will rebound from June 2017 given that Rs.10 lakh crore new currency has already entered the market.