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Asian Development Bank grants $220 mn for better road connectivity in Rajasthan
Business

Asian Development Bank grants $220 mn for better road connectivity in Rajasthan

the ADB announced their new $10-billion country strategy for India, with the focus on supporting low-income states and the development of economic corridors.

Liquor sale: High court issues notice to Punjab govt for allowing establishments near highways to serve alcohol
India

Liquor sale: High court issues notice to Punjab govt for allowing establishments near highways to serve alcohol

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Punjab government, less than a week after the state Assembly removed hotels, restaurants and clubs from the restrictions on serving of liquor within 500 metres of highways

HC directs Rajasthan government to install scanners at highway toll plazas to check cattle smuggling
India

HC directs Rajasthan government to install scanners at highway toll plazas to check cattle smuggling

The Rajasthan High Court on Thursday directed the state government to immediately install scanners at all highway toll plazas to check smuggling of cattle.

Budget 2017 gives a big leg-up to infrastructure industry: Experts
Business

Budget 2017 gives a big leg-up to infrastructure industry: Experts

For the transport sector as a whole, including railways, road, shipping, the Government has made a provision of Rs 2.41 trillion in 2017-18.

Govt has kept the promise on roads and highways but sector needs more funds
Business

Govt has kept the promise on roads and highways but sector needs more funds

Budget should also propose setting up of logistics parks along national highway corridors linking ports and manufacturing hubs, setting up of bus ports with better facilities requires be given priority

14 dead after bus hits fuel tanker in western Afghanistan
World

14 dead after bus hits fuel tanker in western Afghanistan

An Afghan official says that at least 14 Afghans have been killed after a civilian bus hit a fuel tanker on the main highway in western Afghanistan.

How a robust water transportation can help India drastically cut its freight costs
Business

How a robust water transportation can help India drastically cut its freight costs

The government has decided to take up 30 of these waterways for development in the next three years

Committed to PM Modi's blue economy vision; Sagarmala project to create 10 mn jobs: Gadkari
Business

Committed to PM Modi's blue economy vision; Sagarmala project to create 10 mn jobs: Gadkari

Gadkari also said Sagarmala programme will also save India close to $6 billion in logistics costs every year

Govt to plant trees on 1500 km of highways on 1 July: Nitin Gadkari
India

Govt to plant trees on 1500 km of highways on 1 July: Nitin Gadkari

As part of its green initiative, Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways (MoRTH) will plant trees along 1,500 km of highways on 1 July.

With 1.5 lakh accidents every year, transport ministry recommendations need enactment
India

With 1.5 lakh accidents every year, transport ministry recommendations need enactment

The GoM, which met last week at Dharmashala has come up with some 30 plus recommendations to finalise changes in the 1988 Motor Vehicle Act.

Nitin Gadkari's Rs 1 lakh cr gift to North East: 7148 km road across 13 states in 5 yrs
Politics

Nitin Gadkari's Rs 1 lakh cr gift to North East: 7148 km road across 13 states in 5 yrs

Gadkari also informed there are plans for making 1,100 km all-weather road at Rs 12,000 crore in Uttarakhand

Ahead of budget, Jaitley and Gadkari simplify road projects; 10,000 km target by year-end
Business

Ahead of budget, Jaitley and Gadkari simplify road projects; 10,000 km target by year-end

The Central government said on Thursday it plans to award a total of 10,000 km of road projects by the end of the current fiscal, while 19 stalled highway projects involving blocked investment of around Rs.40,000 crore are to be resolved by this month end.

Budget 2016: RoadMin seeks Rs 2,500-cr annual grant for state road corps
Business

Budget 2016: RoadMin seeks Rs 2,500-cr annual grant for state road corps

To double the capacity of state transport buses, the forthcoming Budget may contain a proposal for an annual grant of Rs 2,500 crore for state road transport corporations to increase their fleet.

Budget 2016: Highways Ministry wants budget allocation doubled to Rs 85k crore
Business

Budget 2016: Highways Ministry wants budget allocation doubled to Rs 85k crore

Faced with an ambitious infrastructure augmentation road map, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry has made a strong pitch for doubling its budget allocation to about Rs 85,000 crore.

Over 50 lakh jobs to be created from road & port sectors in next 5 years: Gadkari
Business

Over 50 lakh jobs to be created from road & port sectors in next 5 years: Gadkari

He said the government intends to award 100 projects on public private partnership (PPP) basis next fiscal

Transport min Gadkari says over Rs 50k cr of road projects earmarked for Rajasthan
Business

Transport min Gadkari says over Rs 50k cr of road projects earmarked for Rajasthan

Gadkari said the country's first 'Highway Village' (known as Waste and Amenities Highway Village) would be set up in Chittorgarh which would provide jobs to 300 youths

Centre to invest upto Rs 30,000 cr to double up highway stretch in West Bengal: Gadkari
India

Centre to invest upto Rs 30,000 cr to double up highway stretch in West Bengal: Gadkari

The centre is planning to add another 2,000 km of highway to the existing 2,000 km in West Bengal which will attract an investment of Rs 25,000-Rs 30,000 crore, Nitin Gadkari said in Haldia on Wednesday.

Finance ministry nod for tax-free bonds by railways, highways
Economy

Finance ministry nod for tax-free bonds by railways, highways

The finance minister had announced a series of steps in his budget speech to boost investment in infrastructure.