National Highways Authority Of India
22 Mar 2021
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.
10 Feb 2020
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.
15 Dec 2019
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.
05 Nov 2019
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.
19 Oct 2019
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.
30 Sep 2019
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.
16 Aug 2019
#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).
04 Jul 2019
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.
07 Jun 2019
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.
27 Nov 2018
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.
09 Oct 2018
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.
13 Sep 2018
#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.
08 Aug 2018
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.
31 Mar 2018
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.
18 Sep 2017
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.
02 Sep 2017
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.
28 Aug 2017
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.
22 Aug 2017
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.
14 Aug 2017
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.
20 Jul 2017
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.
22 Jun 2017
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.
22 Jun 2017
Secretary-level reshuffles: Rajiv Gauba named Home Secretary
16 secretaries were designated to various departments under centre's latest bureaucratic re-shuffle.
05 Jun 2017
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.
24 May 2017
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.
12 May 2017
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.
23 Mar 2017
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.
21 Mar 2017
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.
20 Mar 2017
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.
18 Jan 2017
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.
16 Jan 2017
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.
10 Jan 2017
PMO rejects RTI on demonetization
The PMO rejected an RTI query regarding persons who were consulted before demonetization was announced; the PMO said "Information sought is not available in the record of this office."
07 Jan 2017
Delhi on Saturday
Delhi Metro is set to be the second largest metro-system after China, once the construction of Phase 4 is complete.
06 Jan 2017
44% notes replaced, cash-crunch to end by Feb: Report
A report by the State Bank of India stated that the RBI has replaced 44% of the demonetized currency by 30 December; it added that the cash-crunch is likely to end by February.
29 Dec 2016
NHAI to pay Rs.922 crore over demonetization toll losses
The National Highways Authority of India will have to pay Rs.922 crore to private toll operators who incurred losses due to the suspension of toll collection after demonetization.
17 Nov 2016
PM Modi's demonetization move to spark economic slowdown?
Prime Minister Modi's recent move to demonetize Rs.500 and Rs.1000 currency notes have stirred political angst and a probable case for economic slowdown in India.
02 Nov 2016
Road projects targeted for FY17 likely to be unmet
According to analysts, the target of awarding 25,000kms of road projects set by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will remain unmet in Fiscal Year '17.
14 Sep 2016
Modi Government planning to develop "economic corridors"
According to sources, the government plans to build 44 highway stretches spanning 27,000 km, called "economic corridors", to improve inter-city connectivity and freight movement by reducing distance and travel time.
30 Aug 2016
Drones deployed to ease traffic on Mumbai-Pune Expressway
In a first, the Maharashtra Government has deployed drones to monitor traffic on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway over the weekend on a trial basis.