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India's pothole problem could soon be solved, thanks to IIM-B
India

India's pothole problem could soon be solved, thanks to IIM-B

Almost as long as India has had pucca roads, we have dealt with the pothole problem and the package deal it comes with- road accidents, water-logging, traffic jams, etc.
AAI to soon use plastic waste to lay roads
India

AAI to soon use plastic waste to lay roads

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to use plastic waste to lay or repair roads on the city-side of airports, and the plan is expected to be put in motion soon.
Madras HC restrains parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides
India

Madras HC restrains parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides

The Madras High Court today restrained political parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides across Tamil Nadu till further orders.
6km Noida road stretch to be "dust-free" by September-end
India

6km Noida road stretch to be "dust-free" by September-end

In a bid to tackle dust pollution from realty projects, Noida Authority's horticulture department has started a project to turn the 6-km main road of sectors 74, 75, 76, and 77 into a "dust-free" road by September-end.
Near-fatal accident on Agra-Lucknow Expressway after road caves in
India

Near-fatal accident on Agra-Lucknow Expressway after road caves in

Four people narrowly escaped death as their car fell into a 20-feet deep ditch along the Agra Lucknow Expressway this morning.
Gurugram roads collapse after just 21mm of rain
Delhi

Gurugram roads collapse after just 21mm of rain

Despite assurances by Gurugram authorities of being monsoon-ready, all it took was 21mm of rainfall to prove it wrong.
Potholes killed 10 people daily in 2017. Terrorism killed 2
India

Potholes killed 10 people daily in 2017. Terrorism killed 2

Judging by fresh data released by the states, Indians should fear potholes more than they do terrorists.
In one year, Delhi lost 1,584 people in 6,673 road-accidents
Delhi

In one year, Delhi lost 1,584 people in 6,673 road-accidents

A whopping 1,584 people were killed in 6,673 road accidents in Delhi in 2017, with Mukundpur Chowk in North West Jahangirpuri topping the list, said Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot.
Mumbai: Days before monsoon, 30%-roads still in need of repairs
Mumbai

Mumbai: Days before monsoon, 30%-roads still in need of repairs

This monsoon doesn't bode well for Mumbai. On one hand, experts have predicted that it will hit three days early, but BMC is yet to finish repairs on 30% of roads.

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