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

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.

Air purifier installed near Taj Mahal as pollution worsens

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.

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

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.

Pakistan snubs Modi, invites Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor

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.

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

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).

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

06 Jul 2019

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody

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.

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

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.

Gujarat: HC quashes compensation awarded to farmers for land acquisition

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.

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

30 Oct 2018

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.

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

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.

Nitin Gadkari apologizes for Mumbai-Goa Highway's poor condition

25 Aug 2018

Nitin Gadkari apologizes for Mumbai-Goa Highway's poor condition

Union Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari recently apologized for the pathetic condition of Mumbai-Goa Highway and said he felt ashamed.

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

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.

120 trucks entering Delhi fined for overloading this month

14 Jul 2018

120 trucks entering Delhi fined for overloading this month

In a drive conducted earlier this month against overloaded commercial vehicles entering the national capital, Delhi Transport Department and the NHAI imposed fines on 120 trucks.

Eastern Expressway: India's first 'smart' highway plagued by chaos, accidents

07 Jun 2018

Eastern Expressway: India's first 'smart' highway plagued by chaos, accidents

It's been a week since Delhi's Eastern Peripheral Expressway was inaugurated by PM Modi with much pomp, but not all seems to be going well, reported Hindustan Times.

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

10 May 2018

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.

South Delhi-airport travel to take less time, courtesy flyovers, underpass

23 Apr 2018

South Delhi-airport travel to take less time, courtesy flyovers, underpass

The CPWD has started work on building two flyovers and a 700m long underpass in Mahipalpur area, aimed at reducing travel time between South-Delhi and the Delhi airport by 20 minutes.

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

22 Apr 2018

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

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.

Bengaluru road to be constructed for whopping Rs. 43 crore/km

15 Feb 2018

Bengaluru road to be constructed for whopping Rs. 43 crore/km

The construction cost of Bengaluru's 10.7km major arterial road (MAR) that will connect Magadi Road and Mysuru Road is going to be massive. According to a report, the road will be built for Rs. 43 crore/km.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Posters in Amethi say 'Rahul Gandhi Missing'

09 Aug 2017

Posters in Amethi say 'Rahul Gandhi Missing'

Rahul Gandhi is missing, at least on posters in Amethi.

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

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.

Know why you don't need to pay toll anymore

18 Jul 2017

Know why you don't need to pay toll anymore

An information crucial to our daily lives was revealed by Advocate Hariom Jindal who filed an RTI application seeking nitty-gritty on tolls.

US consultancy paid $1.18mn to NHAI to secure contracts

11 Jul 2017

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

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.

Delhi Govt plans to get legal charging points for e-rickshaws

13 Jun 2017

Delhi Govt plans to get legal charging points for e-rickshaws

The Delhi government plans to provide authorized charging points for e-rickshaws. The first site chosen for this is Raghubir Nagar in west Delhi.

NHAI looking to launch an international subsidiary

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.

Delhi- CM reaches out to public, receives 500 complaints

02 Jun 2017

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

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

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.

Govt to impose access-control to improve highway efficiency

27 Apr 2017

Govt to impose access-control to improve highway efficiency

Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has sent a proposal to the Centre seeking to upgrade certain important road corridors to access-controlled ones, to improve the efficiency of highway transport.

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

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.

Bengaluru should expect another sweltering summer

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.

AIIMS nurses on strike, take 'mass casual leave'

17 Mar 2017

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.

For Rs. 5, you can now use South-Delhi hotel washrooms

15 Mar 2017

For Rs. 5, you can now use South-Delhi hotel washrooms

On Tuesday, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) directed all hotels, restaurants and eateries within its jurisdiction to make their restrooms accessible to the public from 1st April onwards.

Election Commission goes hi-tech to increase voter turnout

13 Feb 2017

Election Commission goes hi-tech to increase voter turnout

The State Election Commission has tied up with Facebook, which will send messages to voters across the state on polling-day.

Rajpath parade highlights: Black Cat Commandos, UAE contingent and more!

26 Jan 2017

Rajpath parade highlights: Black Cat Commandos, UAE contingent and more!

Hundreds of people attended the Republic Day parade today, where Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the chief guest.