Tag: National Highways

Only one Toll Plaza in 60-km of National Highways
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Only one Toll Plaza in 60-km of National Highways

March 25, 2022

New Delhi: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday announced in the Lok Sabha that there will be only one Toll Plaza for a distance of 60-km on National Highways and if there are more than one Toll Plaza, such facility will be closed down in the next three months. In a video posted on…

85 die in 6 years at 12 black spots within city
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85 die in 6 years at 12 black spots within city

January 7, 2022

Motorists speed on these stretches despite warning signs, say Police Mysore/Mysuru: Black spots account for 90 percent of the road accidents in the country. Over 60 percent of the black spots on National Highways in India where more than 28,000 deaths took place in road crashes in a period of three years have been rectified…

Farmers to block all National Highways on Nov. 26
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Farmers to block all National Highways on Nov. 26

November 12, 2021

Mandya: Strongly opposing the three farm laws recently introduced by the Centre, farmer associations of the State will block National Highways (Rasta Roko) across the State on Nov.26, marking the first anniversary of farmer’s stir near the Delhi border demanding withdrawal of the farm laws. Announcing this at a press meet at Mandya recently, KRRS…

Plant fruit and flower saplings in Parks, Highways: MP
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Plant fruit and flower saplings in Parks, Highways: MP

June 26, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Stating that nurturing is more important than the number in the planting of saplings, Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha said that the Forest Department officials should concentrate more on saving our ecology and environment by planting of fruit-bearing and flowering plants in Parks and also along the Highways and other roads. He was presiding over…

Centre suggests alternative routes bypassing Bandipur
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Centre suggests alternative routes bypassing Bandipur

November 16, 2019

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Road Transport and National Highways has agreed to consider alternative routes to connect between Gundlupet and Sulthan Batheri in Kerala instead of NH-212 (now NH 766) which passes through Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The Ministry has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court yesterday saying that State Highway-90 (Hunsur-Talacauvery) and…

Roadside amenities: Just another illusion?
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Roadside amenities: Just another illusion?

August 4, 2017

By Dr.K. Javeed Nayeem Our Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced that the government will soon set up wayside amenities at every fifty kilometres on all our National Highways. Considering the fact that we have only been hearing such announcements from successive governments since time immemorial without their implementation, the question that naturally…

None for the Road
Columns, In Black & White

None for the Road

June 10, 2017

Our legislators were high on Thursday… high on discussing how to circumnavigate Supreme Court’s order banning all bars 500 meters from a Highway — ‘One for the road’ is now ‘none for the road.’ But isn’t this well-intentioned judicial law-making a breach of the basic constitutional principle of separation of powers between the Legislature, Executive…

State Government to denotify National Highways to save bars
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State Government to denotify National Highways to save bars

June 8, 2017

Bengaluru: In a clear case to save its Excise revenue, the State Cabinet yesterday approved a proposal to denotify the National Highway coming under the urban Civic Bodies limits. The State Cabinet, which met yesterday, took a decision to denotify 858 kms of the total 6,578 kms of National Highway in the State, the move…

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