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Govt likely to extend deadline of 31 December for mandatory use of FASTag on national highways
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Govt likely to extend deadline of 31 December for mandatory use of FASTag on national highways

The FASTag is a sticker that has an integrated radio-frequency Identification (RIFD) barcode linked to registration details of respective vehicles.

Assam, Mizoram engage in letter war over boundary disputes as blockade on National Highway enters fourth day
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Assam, Mizoram engage in letter war over boundary disputes as blockade on National Highway enters fourth day

The Assam government alleged that the police in Mizoram are setting up 'bunker-like structures' inside its territory

Security forces on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway monitor movement of government vehicles after inputs about possible terror attack
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Security forces on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway monitor movement of government vehicles after inputs about possible terror attack

Security forces are keeping a strict vigil on the movement of government vehicles at Jammu-Srinagar National Highway after receiving a recent alert by intelligence agencies.

Amarnath Yatra: Langar committees set up sheds along National Highway to provide food, medical aid to pilgrims trekking to shrine
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Amarnath Yatra: Langar committees set up sheds along National Highway to provide food, medical aid to pilgrims trekking to shrine

Langar committees have constructed sheds at various points along the National Highway to provide facilities to pilgrims going for Amarnath Yatra such as food, shelter and medical aid. They have also established washrooms as well as set up boarding and lodging facilities and CCTV cameras have also been installed in the tents. According to government officials, the rush at Amarnath Yatra has increased this year in comparison to the past couple of years.

Indian Air Force airlifts 170 stranded people from Srinagar to Jammu amid heavy snowfall, avalanches along highway
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Indian Air Force airlifts 170 stranded people from Srinagar to Jammu amid heavy snowfall, avalanches along highway

The Indian Air Force on Saturday deployed C-17 Globemaster heavy-lift aircraft to transport 170 people stranded in Srinagar to Jammu. The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed due to heavy snowfall in the state.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on Saturday, will lay foundation stone for three national highway projects
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PM Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on Saturday, will lay foundation stone for three national highway projects

Narendra Modi will do a 'Bhoomi Pujan' for three National Highway projects of nearly 200 kilometres in Baripada in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha.

Narendra Modi to inaugurate national highways, inland waterways project on Ganga in Varanasi tomorrow
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Narendra Modi to inaugurate national highways, inland waterways project on Ganga in Varanasi tomorrow

After inaugurating the infrastructure projects, Narendra Modi is also likely to address a public meeting at Varanasi's Wajidpur village.

Tamil Nadu Police arrests four men for abducting and killing P Chidambaram's kin near Vellore
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Tamil Nadu Police arrests four men for abducting and killing P Chidambaram's kin near Vellore

A knitwear exporter, a relative of senior Congress leader and former Union finance minister P Chidambaram, was abducted and killed by a three-member gang, the police said on Wednesday.

Maharashtra PWD creates policy to build public conveniences, toilets along major state, district roads
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Maharashtra PWD creates policy to build public conveniences, toilets along major state, district roads

The PWD has come up with a policy for building public conveniences and toilet blocks on land owned by it along major state and district roads.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Opposition's cooperation over construction of National Highway bypass in Kannur
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Opposition's cooperation over construction of National Highway bypass in Kannur

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday sought the Opposition's cooperation for development issues

Bihar police file FIR against BJP leader Manoj Baitha for allegedly mowing down 9 school children
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Bihar police file FIR against BJP leader Manoj Baitha for allegedly mowing down 9 school children

An FIR was lodged against BJP leader Manoj Baitha for the death of nine school children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said on Monday. The parents of the killed children demanded his arrest

Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remains closed due to snowfall
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Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remains closed due to snowfall

The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remained closed for traffic on Wednesday due to snowfall.

Assam flood situation worsens; one drowns, 40,000 people affected in Sonitpur
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Assam flood situation worsens; one drowns, 40,000 people affected in Sonitpur

After showing signs of improvement in the past one week, the flood situation in Assam worsened suddenly on Sunday because of heavy rain in Arunachal Pradesh.

Home ministry says 78% of Prime Minister's Development Package has been disbursed in Jammu and Kashmir
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Home ministry says 78% of Prime Minister's Development Package has been disbursed in Jammu and Kashmir

Rajnath Singh also met Mehbooba Mufti and the two leaders discussed various issues including development and security challenges facing Jammu and Kashmir

LeT militants attack police bus in Srinagar on eve of Eid: One personnel killed, five injured
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LeT militants attack police bus in Srinagar on eve of Eid: One personnel killed, five injured

On Friday, militants opened fire on a police bus at the Pantha Chowk area in Srinagar

Amarnath Yatra accident: Arun Jaitley condoles death of pilgrims in Ramban
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Amarnath Yatra accident: Arun Jaitley condoles death of pilgrims in Ramban

Defence minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday condoled the death of Amarnath pilgrims in a bus accident in the Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Liquor ban on highways: Bombay HC refuses to grant relief to shop owners
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Liquor ban on highways: Bombay HC refuses to grant relief to shop owners

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday refused to pass any immediate direction on petitions filed by owners of shops along highways against the order to close down.

Projects in road, shipping sector to cross over Rs 6 lakh crore by March
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Projects in road, shipping sector to cross over Rs 6 lakh crore by March

In a bid to decongest traffic in the country, the government has decided to increase the length of national highways from 96,000 km, at present, to two lakh km, Nitin Gadkari said

Supreme Court may ban sale of alcohol, signage along national and state highways
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Supreme Court may ban sale of alcohol, signage along national and state highways

Concerned about the over 1.5 lakh fatalities every year in road mishaps, the Supreme Court said it may direct closure of alcohol shops on national and state highways across the country

Best driving roads: Mumbai to Surat
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Best driving roads: Mumbai to Surat

Gujarat has some of India's finest well-paved roads and this one is a fast and flowing dual-carriageway