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Karnataka's Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway to trial new GNSS toll system: Report

The introduction of a GNSS-based toll collection system on the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway aims to streamline toll operations.

The Panipat-Hisar section of NH-709 (formerly NH-71A) in Haryana will also adopt the GNSS system as part of this pilot initiative.(ANI file photo)
Published on Jul 25, 2024 12:29 PM IST

Future metro lines to follow double-decker flyover design, says DK Shivakumar

The DCM said future metro projects will adopt the double-decker flyover model considering challenges in land acquisition and their use in easing traffic.

South India's first double-decker flyover was recently launched in Bengaluru.
Published on Jul 18, 2024 05:05 PM IST

PM Modi to launch Chennai-Bengaluru expressway by year-end: Report

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari announced that PM Modi will inaugurate the Chennai-Bengaluru expressway before December.

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari speaks during a party's Special Executive Meeting, in Bengaluru on Thursday.(PTI)
Published on Jul 05, 2024 03:40 PM IST

Commuters demand swift opening of double-decker flyover in Bengaluru: Report

Bengaluru commuters press for immediate access to the double-decker flyover at the traffic-ridden Silk Board junction, opposing delays in its inauguration.

Bengaluru's double-decker flyover.(constrofacilitator)
Published on Jul 03, 2024 02:07 PM IST

DK Shivakumar reacts to viral video of residents cleaning accident-prone road

In a proactive move, residents in Balagere joined forces to clean a hazardous road stretch between Kadubeesanahalli and Varthur.

Faced with frequent two-wheeler skids and severe traffic congestion, residents armed themselves with work gloves and began clearing a nearly three km stretch of accumulated silt.(X)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 05:19 PM IST

Bengaluru's double-decker flyover set to open today; Check details: Report

After delays, Bengaluru's new double-decker flyover from Ragigudda to Central Silk Board (CSB) is completing construction, set to open to the public today.

Bengaluru's double-decker flyover.(constrofacilitator)
Published on Jun 15, 2024 11:35 AM IST

More traffic woes ahead as Pune civic body proposes 8 new flyovers

The eight additional flyovers have been proposed at Vishrantwadi, Khardai, Ganesh Khind Road, Yerawada, Hadapsar, Alandi Road and Shastrinagar among others

At present, there are 50 bridges and flyovers in Pune city out of which, 18 flyovers and 32 bridges are on the Mula-Mutha River. (Mahendra Kolhe/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 12, 2024 06:20 AM IST
BySiddharth Gadkari

Not a single speed breaker in Pune city as per IRC norms: Vivek Velankar

The PMC formed a speed breaker policy in 2022, which follows specific rules set by the Indian Road Congress (IRC), and accordingly, the civic body has decided to consult with the traffic police and review the existing speed breakers

During the recent ’walking survey’ conducted by the civic body, 627 speed breakers were found on the roads in Pune. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Published on Feb 19, 2024 09:48 PM IST

Karnataka cabinet okays construction of flyover, railway overbridge at 263 cr

Karnataka Minister H K Patil also said cabinet ministers have decided to go ahead with white-topping of Bengaluru's roads, set to cost ₹1,200 crore.

The elevated rotary flyover will be coming up at IOC Junction and the two-lane railway overbridge will be constructed at Byppanahalli railway level crossing in Bengaluru. (Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
Published on Feb 02, 2024 12:30 PM IST

Slow rural consumption over several quarters worries FMCGs

In its January note on the consumer sector performance in Q3FY2024, Nuvama Institutional Equities said that volume growth for FMCG firms will remain challenging

While rural consumption, which makes up nearly 36% for the FMCG sector, is vital for demand recovery, analysts expect the situation to improve only in FY2025 .
Updated on Jan 19, 2024 09:54 AM IST
ByShuchi Bansal

Two-wheeler riders most unsafe on Ludhiana roads

The Union’s road and transport ministry’s 2022 report showed of the total 364 road mishap deaths reported in the Ludhiana last year, 148 victims were riding two-wheelers

Two-wheeler riders are among the most unsafe on Ludhiana roads. (HT File)
Published on Nov 16, 2023 10:17 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Karnataka DCM DK Shivakumar invites tenders for tunnel construction in Bengaluru

Shivamukar, who is also the bengaluru development minister (BDA), held a meeting with officials regarding the development of the city on Thursday.

Shivakumar also said that the state will be ready to float tenders for the proposed 190-km long tunnel roads by December. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 06, 2023 10:10 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

PMRDA proposes construction of 15 flyovers on Ring Road

Proposed ring road will be equipped with fifteen flyovers, two railway overbridges, and five underground tunnels

The PMRDA has proposed 15 flyovers over the ring road which will pass through 44 villages (HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 20, 2023 11:27 PM IST
ByNadeem Inamdar

Bengaluru-Chennai expressway to be ready by 2023-end, says Nitin Gadkari

Bengaluru-Chennai express highway will reduce travel time between the two metro cities to just two hours, Nitin Gadkari said.

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari during the 75th anniversary celebration of Ashok Leyland in Chennai.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 09:57 AM IST

Nitin Gadkari announces 400 cr relief for flood-hit Himachal

Nitin Gadkari said the centre has already given ₹130 crore under Central Road and Infrastructure Fund to the state, adding, that an amount of ₹400 crore would be soon released as well

Chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, Union minister Nitin Gadkari, leader of Opposition in Himachal assembly Jairam Thakur during the aerial survey of the flood-affected areas of Kullu and Manali. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 02, 2023 02:31 AM IST
By, Shimla

Meet Mumbai's residents who live on its edge

The rapid development of Mumbai's coastline has spotlighted the city's marine life. Marine Life of Mumbai has documented over 500 species. Here are some of them

Mumbai's coast is not a land parcel or a tourist destination. It is an ecosystem(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 06:00 PM IST
ByPrayag Arora-Desai

Ex-governor Satyapal Malik ‘instigating’ people of Haryana: Balyan

Union minister of state for fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying Sanjeev Balyan on Friday listed the achievements of the BJP-led dispensation in the last nine years.

Ex-governor Satyapal Malik ‘instigating’ people of Haryana: Balyan
Updated on Jul 01, 2023 12:36 AM IST
By, Rohtak

Five tunnels on Chandigarh-Manali Highway opened for traffic on trial basis

The tunnels built on the Kiratpur-Manali highway from Hanogi to Jhalogi in the Mandi district were opened for traffic but have yet to be formally inaugurated.

Visuals of the Kiratpur-Manali 4-lane project shared by Union minister Nitin Gadkari.(Twitter)
Published on May 21, 2023 04:01 PM IST

City records 41% mishaps of last year by April 2023

As the number of accidents has already reached 356 till April 23 this year, both the authorities and the citizens of Pune are in a state of shock and concern

The data reveals that a majority of the accidents occurred due to rash driving, speeding, and negligence on the part of the drivers. (KALPESH NUKTE/ HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 25, 2023 11:37 PM IST

Chandigarh admn finalises proposal for Metro corridors

Along with Metro routes spread across tricity and also Zirakpur, New Chandigarh and Pinjore, UT also finalises seven straight bus corridors; report to be sent to Union ministry of housing and urban affairs for final nod

In the first phase, which will be developed between 2027 and 2037, the MRTS will run from Sarangpur to Panchkula ISBT; Rock Garden to Zirakpur ISBT via Mohali Industrial Area and airport; and from Grain Market Chowk, Sector 39, to Transport Nagar, Sector 26. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 08, 2023 03:51 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Open manholes on Undri-NIBM Link Road pose risk to commuters’ lives

On Tuesday, the PMC stopped vehicular movement from Dorabjee Mall to Clover Mall via Bhairavnath Devasthan Trust to prevent spillover of traffic from the Orchid Palace to NIBM Chowk route

Vehicle users manoeuvre an uncovered manhole on the stretch betweeb Marvel Sangria and Orchid Palace, on Wednesday. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 11:33 PM IST
ByNadeem Inamdar

Question Hour: HPTDC owned hotels running into losses, reveals Himachal CM Sukhu

The top three loss-making units are the Hotel Transport wing ( ₹48.36 lakh), Shivalik Parwanoo ( ₹44.07 lakhs) and Meghdoot, Kiarighat ( ₹40.82 Cr). Himachal CM Sukhu said the government was also considering taking a policy decision to lease out the units which were running into losses.

Himachal CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said HPTDC had 30 commercial units, including hotels, restaurants, cafes and inns across the state, of which two, including Hotel Sadhupul at Chail and Café Shivalik in Parwanoo, were closed during the Covid-19 pandemic. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 10:34 PM IST
By, Shimla

Ggm cycling tracks lie unused due to encroachments

Poor design, encroachments, and lack of maintenance have rendered the four cycling tracks in Gurugram, India almost unusable, forcing cyclists to avoid them. Despite plans to expand the existing tracks, residents say the tracks are often used as parking lots and encroached upon by food cart vendors. In the last seven years, more than 150 cyclists were injured and 75 killed in road accidents due to the lack of road infrastructure and dedicated lanes. The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority has pledged to take measures to maintain the tracks and curb encroachments.

Gurugram, India-March 31, 2023: Street vendors parked the cart in cycle lane at National Highway-48 service road near Mini Secretariat, because of which the cyclists have to face a lot of trouble, in Gurugram, India, on Friday, 31 March 2023. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 12:07 AM IST

Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar suggests this to repair Bengaluru's roads

Biocon's chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw chimed in once again to the Twitter debate on Bengaluru's infrastructure and roads.

The technology would cover cracks and potholes and make them waterproof in all weather conditions. (Screengrab of Twitter video)
Published on Jul 29, 2022 11:12 AM IST
ByYamini C S | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Govt to expanding road infrastructure, focus more on EVs in 2021

In the words of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, the driving force behind roadways expansion and numerous infrastructure development projects, the government decided to turn the crisis due to the pandemic into an opportunity.

With India’s pledge to reduce carbon emissions by 30%-35% by 2030 and efforts to cut down on <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>8 lakh crore-worth crude oil imports, the focus is also on green fuel and electricity as well as Electric Vehicles (EVs).(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO (Representative Image))
Published on Dec 24, 2020 02:12 PM IST
New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh

Reigning in rule-breakers:4 traffic intersections in Ludhiana now zero-tolerance points

Police said two non-gazetted officers (inspector, sub-inspector or assistant sub-inspector) along with four constables will be deployed at each of these intersections to challan those who break the rules

HT Image
Published on Feb 04, 2020 10:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Ludhiana

Virbhadra spent 111-cr on chopper rides as CM: Mankotia

He also demanded the government to issue a white paper on expenses incurred on chief minister, ministers, legislators and bureaucrats in last 10 years.

HT Image
Published on Sep 08, 2019 05:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By

Stranded for four days after cloudburst, 427 tourists evacuated from North Sikkim

The district administration arranged vehicles for all the 427 tourists to reach the state capital Gangtok, North Sikkim Collector Raj Yadav said.

Torrential rain damaged road infrastructure in North Sikkim. (Photo ANI)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 09:34 AM IST
Gangtok | ByPress Trust of India

Questions of responsibility persist

First, it took place in the middle of the carriageway.

Personnel carrying out repair work at the spot appeared puzzled themselves(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 04:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By

Our cities need sustainable mobility

We must see the growth of electric vehicles as an opportunity to create more liveable cities

Growth in EVs in India is not just a question of pushing one technology over another(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint)
Updated on May 21, 2019 12:22 PM IST
ByArunabha Ghosh and Karthik Ganesan
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