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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

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 10:00 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kerala, High Court, NHAI, Road Development, national highway

Courtesy: ANI


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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.

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 08:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: accident, Died on Spot, Agra, national highway, Bus Rams Into Truck

Jammu-Srinagar Highway blocked

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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

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 - 01:16 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, national highway, Dewal, landslide, RMD

Courtesy: ANI

Trucks stranded on highway

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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.

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 05:52 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Roads, J&K, national highway, snowfall, bad weather

Courtesy: Greater Kashmir

The Jammu-Srinagar highway

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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.

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, national highway, Ramban, snowfall, Landslides

Courtesy: India Today

Truck on snowy road

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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

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 06:59 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Highway, Reopened, kashmir, national highway, J&K

Courtesy: PTI

PM modi

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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

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 09:27 AM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: national highway, National Highway Project, India, PM Narendra Modi, Modi Government

Courtesy: ANI


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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.

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 09:30 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Ganja, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, Drugs, national highway

Landslide In Shimla District Has Temporarily Blocked National Highway-5

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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.

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 01:59 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: landslide, Shimla, national highway, NH-5, MONSOON

Courtesy: ANI

Landslide hits Darjeeling

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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

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 - 09:53 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Natural Disasters, landslide, Vehicles, national highway

Courtesy: Deccan Herald