Kerala High Court Orders NHAI To Repair All State Roads Within 1 Week
Kerala High Court on August 8 instructed National Highway Authority of India to take prompt action to repair every road under their authority, either through current concessionaires or new contractors. A single bench of Justice Devan Ramachandran determined that this must be completed immediately and within one week starting today. The writ petitions were heard after Amicus Curie informed the Court that a person died by slipping into a… read-more
Tags: Kerala, High Court, NHAI, Road Development, national highway
Bus Rams Into Parked Truck, Kills 1, Leaves 2 Injured In Agra, Uttar Pradesh
In a tragic accident, a 25-year-old man was killed and two injured, confirmed Uttar Pradesh police said on July 5. The incident happened when a roadways bus rammed into a truck parked on the Delhi-Agra National Highway, in front of Sanjay College, returning from Delhi. The deceased was identified as Devendra, a resident of Agra. Furthermore, injured Krishnakant and Ravi, were rushed to a nearby hospital in Vrindavan.
Tags: accident, Died on Spot, Agra, national highway, Bus Rams Into Truck
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Jammu & Kashmir National Highway Closed Amid Landslide
On February 28, the national highway of Jammu-Srinagar was blocked due to a landslide at Dewal near Samroli, Udhampur. Moreover, the J&K police have issued an advisory for the people not to travel Jammu and Kashmir highway till the clearance work is done. However, currently, clearance work is underway. Meanwhile, the Regional Meteorological Department said, the sky will remain partly cloudy and the minimum temperature will be 10° Celsius… read-more
Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, national highway, Dewal, landslide, RMD
Srinagar-Jammu Highway Blocked Due To Landslides & Shooting Stones
Srinagar-Jammu national highway on January 23 has been blocked due to landslides and shooting stones triggered by the prevailing inclement weather in Jammu & Kashmir region, said the officials. Besides that, Mughal road, Sinthan road, and Srinagar-Sonamarg to Gumri road also remains shut due to the accumulation of snow. Earlier, passenger Light Motor Vehicles were allowed by the authorities along the Srinagar-Jammu national highway.
Tags: Roads, J&K, national highway, snowfall, bad weather
Courtesy: Greater Kashmir
Jammu-Srinagar Highway Open For One-way Traffic Amid Heavy Snowfall: J&K
The Jammu-Srinagar highway shall remain open for only one-way traffic on January 15, from 9 am to 1 pm for light motors. "No vehicles will be allowed before and after the timings from Nagrota in Jammu, strictly," said Traffic Inspector Rakesh Kumar. The highway was closed due to heavy snowfall and landslides. Reportedly, many truck drivers who got stuck on the highway blamed transport management authorities for their losses.
Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, national highway, Ramban, snowfall, Landslides
Courtesy: India Today
Jammu-Srinagar National Highway Reopens After 2 Days
After remaining closed for two-days due to snowfall and shooting stones, the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was reopened on January 7. After the landslides were cleared from the highway, the traffic of light-motor vehicles was allowed from both the sides, along with 3,000 vehicles, which were stranded on the highway at various places from January 5. The trucks carrying perishable items and petroleum products were also allowed to move,… read-more
Tags: Highway, Reopened, kashmir, national highway, J&K
PM Modi To Lay Foundation Stone For Pandharpur Highway Projects
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 8 that he will be laying the foundation stone for the four lane Pandharpur National Highway. According to reports, the foundation ceremony will be conducted online, where the PM will be seen laying foundation stone for Sri Sant Dhyaneshwar Maharaj Palki Marg (NH-965) and three sections of Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palki Marg (NH965G). Besides, he will also inaugurate 223kms of completed Pandharpur… read-more
Tags: national highway, National Highway Project, India, PM Narendra Modi, Modi Government
Jharkhand Police Confiscates 70 Kg Ganja From NH33 Worth 9 Lakhs
During a vehicle inspection on National Highway 33 in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand police confiscated 70 kg of ganja from a four-wheeler on October 30. As per the East Singhbhum district police, the recovered contraband is worth more than Rs 9 lakhs. However, according to the authorities, passengers in the car escaped leaving the vehicle behind. Moreover, a case has been filed under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
Tags: Ganja, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, Drugs, national highway
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Landslide In Shimla Temporarily Blocks National Highway-5
As per the direction of HP's emergency center, a rain-led landslide at Jeori near Rampur in Shimla has shut down NH-5 for the public. Authorities claim no loss of life & property. Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Rampur & a police team has been stationed by the DM to examine the situation. Heavy rain during the monsoon season in eco-fragile Himachal Pradesh has caused frequent landslides.
Tags: landslide, Shimla, national highway, NH-5, MONSOON
Darjeeling Reports Severe Damage At NH 55 Due To Landslide
A landslide has hit almost 40 m of National Highway 55 in Darjeeling's Gairigaon area near Tindharia, due to heavy rain on June 25. Halting the traffic movement between Siliguri and Darjeeling, the official reported the severe damage caused by landslide and stated, it will take time to re-establish the road connectivity. However, no casualty has been reported and vehicles have been diverted via another… read-more
Tags: Natural Disasters, landslide, Vehicles, national highway
Courtesy: Deccan Herald