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PM to lay foundation of Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor tomorrow. Details here

The Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor (from Eastern Peripheral Expressway Junction to Dehradun) is itself being built at a total cost of around Rs. 8,300 crore, and it is in line with the Prime Minister's vision to boost connectivity in the areas which were once considered far-flung.
Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor will reduce the travel time from Delhi to Dehradun from 6 hours to around 2.5 hours. It will have 7 major interchanges for connectivity to Haridwar, Muzaffarnagar, Shamli, Yamunanagar, Baghpat, Meerut, and Baraut. (ANI)
Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor will reduce the travel time from Delhi to Dehradun from 6 hours to around 2.5 hours. It will have 7 major interchanges for connectivity to Haridwar, Muzaffarnagar, Shamli, Yamunanagar, Baghpat, Meerut, and Baraut. (ANI)
Published on Dec 03, 2021 10:06 PM IST
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Haryana farmers gear up to block highways amid heavy police deployment

Farmer unions to focus on the northern districts of Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Ambala, Karnal and Kaithal with Bharatiya Kisan Union president Gurnam Singh Charuni leading the agitation in Yamunanagar by blocking NH344 near the Milk Majra toll plaza
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Updated on Sep 20, 2020 12:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Karnal | ByNeeraj Mohan, Karnal

Remove hoardings in 7 days or face action, NH 21 building owners warned

SDM Jagdeep Sehgal has said if not removed by the deadline the hoardings will be taken down by the authorities concerned
A hoarding put up close to National Highway 21 in the Kharar area.(HT Photo)
A hoarding put up close to National Highway 21 in the Kharar area.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 09:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | ByHillary Victor, Mohali

Patiala MC to draft bylaws to tackle stray cattle menace

In 2017, local govt dept had drafted the bylaws and had directed the MC to pass it in House meet, but it is still pending
Stray cattle can be seen roaming freely on national and state highways across district and highly populated interiors parts of Patiala (urban) and other link roads.(HT PHOTO)
Stray cattle can be seen roaming freely on national and state highways across district and highly populated interiors parts of Patiala (urban) and other link roads.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 11:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByNavrajdeep Singh

CPI(M) worker shot dead in Bengal; party supporters block highway

A resident of Dosatina village, Biswas was returning home on his motorcycle. Around 8 pm, when he was passing through Bapujinagar village, some miscreants blocked his path and opened fire from a close range.
Political violence is common in Bengal with opposition leaders alleging that at least two dozen political workers have been killed in different districts of the state since the results of the Lok Sabha elections were announced on May 23.(HT PHOTO.)
Political violence is common in Bengal with opposition leaders alleging that at least two dozen political workers have been killed in different districts of the state since the results of the Lok Sabha elections were announced on May 23.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 03:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByHT Correspondent

Stray cattle menace: Mayor, MC commissioner summoned

The family of Ameer Singh, who was killed in a stray bull attack on Patiala-Devigarh road on July 17, had approached permanent lok adalat (public utility services) seeking compensation
As many as five deaths caused by stray cattle have been reported in Patiala district in July and August this year.(HT Photo)
As many as five deaths caused by stray cattle have been reported in Patiala district in July and August this year.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 11:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByNavrajdeep Singh

TMC local leader shot dead in Bengal district

Along with the TMC leader, there were around three-four men travelling with him in his car. They along with the driver fled from the area after the murder.
A Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead on Friday afternoon when he was travelling in a car on a state highway.(File photo for representation)
A Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead on Friday afternoon when he was travelling in a car on a state highway.(File photo for representation)
Published on Jul 13, 2019 01:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal

8 killed, many injured after truck rams into Bihar wedding party

The accident happened at Halsi Bazar on the Bihar highway when the truck, going to Sikandra in Jamui from Lakhisarai, hit an electric pole and then the roadside marquee during Nakta Manjhi’s grand-daughter wedding, police said.
At least eight people were killed and more than six suffered grievous injuries after a speeding truck rammed into a wedding marquee in Bihar’s Lakhisarai.(Representative Image/HT File PHOTO)
At least eight people were killed and more than six suffered grievous injuries after a speeding truck rammed into a wedding marquee in Bihar’s Lakhisarai.(Representative Image/HT File PHOTO)
Published on Jul 11, 2019 11:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Time, Patna | ByAvinash Kumar

With all 3,000 liquor licences restored, Goa is set for a high this season

Renewal of some 500 licences was made possible after the state government declared all villages along highways as ‘sufficiently developed’ and ‘urbanised areas’ fulfilling the requirement for such exemption laid out by Supreme Court.
31 months after Supreme Court banned the sale of liquor within 500 metres of national and state highways, every single cancelled liquor licence has been restored by the Goa government.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
31 months after Supreme Court banned the sale of liquor within 500 metres of national and state highways, every single cancelled liquor licence has been restored by the Goa government.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 10, 2019 09:30 PM IST
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Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

8 killed, 10 injured in UP road accident

The accident occurred when the truck, which was allegedly speeding, collided with the minivan coming from the opposite direction, police officials said.
At least eight people were killed and 10 wounded in a collision between a minivan and a truck on the Agra-Moradabad state highway near Sambhal in west Uttar Pradesh at around 1.30am on Wednesday, the police said.
At least eight people were killed and 10 wounded in a collision between a minivan and a truck on the Agra-Moradabad state highway near Sambhal in west Uttar Pradesh at around 1.30am on Wednesday, the police said.
Published on Jun 20, 2019 05:11 AM IST
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Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent

Despite SC ban, sand mining rampant, activists blame government

Rights groups complain that successive governments have failed to solve the problem of illegal mining that takes place across river belts and mountainous regions in the state.
Ganga Vihar residents protest at the site where Kishore Singh was allegedly mowed down by a truck involved in illegal mining and transport of river sand.(HT File Photo)
Ganga Vihar residents protest at the site where Kishore Singh was allegedly mowed down by a truck involved in illegal mining and transport of river sand.(HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 14, 2019 01:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByJaykishan Sharma

Maharashtra traffic police to spend 50 crore on high-tech equipment for road safety

The traffic department will get 32 vehicles, 90 speed guns, 658 breath analysers (alco-meters), 2,070 body-worn cameras and 425 car dashboard cameras, among others
In 2017, Mumbai, Pune, Nashik and Nagpur were among the top 50 cities that saw road accidents, according to a report prepared by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.(Hindustan Times)
In 2017, Mumbai, Pune, Nashik and Nagpur were among the top 50 cities that saw road accidents, according to a report prepared by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 07, 2019 11:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySwapnil Rawal, Mumbai

Uran fishermen move HC to save mangroves from construction

They claim it is a “violation of Coastal Zone Regulation (CRZ) Notification, 2011”.
Wetlands in Nerul are under threat from urbanisation(HT Photo)
Wetlands in Nerul are under threat from urbanisation(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 22, 2018 12:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

UP: PWD to get road safety audits conducted at design stage

The Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department (PWD) has decided to go for a third-party design-stage road safety audits of all the new or capacity augmentation projects costing over Rs 5 crore or longer than 5 km.
The move, which comes following a Supreme Court order passed about a year ago, aims to check increasing road accidents and deaths on state highways and other roads by removing engineering defects of roads at the design stage itself.(Representative image/Getty Images/Imagezoo RM)
The move, which comes following a Supreme Court order passed about a year ago, aims to check increasing road accidents and deaths on state highways and other roads by removing engineering defects of roads at the design stage itself.(Representative image/Getty Images/Imagezoo RM)
Updated on Nov 19, 2018 12:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByBrajendra K Parashar, Lucknow

Over 5,000 killed in road mishaps in Haryana in 2017, says report

Union ministry of roads transport and highways reveals over 4,400 mishaps took place because of over-speeding,180 were caused by drunken driving, 432 due to driving on wrong side and 147 due to jumping traffic light.
Contrary to the impression that more accidents occur in bad weather, the report says that over half of the casualties occurred in accidents that happened on clear and sunny days.(HT File)
Contrary to the impression that more accidents occur in bad weather, the report says that over half of the casualties occurred in accidents that happened on clear and sunny days.(HT File)
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 09:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Haryana records 14 deaths every day in road mishaps

As many as 5,120 people lost their lives in 11,258 road accidents that took place in Haryana in 2017, a slight increase from 2016 when state recorded 5,024 deaths in 11,234 accidents.
The data shows that a maximum of 1,256 casualties occurred in 2,817 hit-and-run accidents, highlighting public apathy towards the victims.(HT File)
The data shows that a maximum of 1,256 casualties occurred in 2,817 hit-and-run accidents, highlighting public apathy towards the victims.(HT File)
Published on Oct 15, 2018 09:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Rohtak | ByHT Correspondent

Six killed as SUV rams truck in Bengal’s Cooch Behar

Four persons died on the spot while two succumbed at Mathabhanga sub divisional hospital. Four others who are critically injured, including two children, are being treated in different hospitals.
The mangled remains of the SUV that was involved in an accident in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal.(HT PHOTO)
The mangled remains of the SUV that was involved in an accident in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 04, 2018 05:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Siliguri | ByPramod Giri

UP: Roads after Kanshi Ram, Lohia in every district, says Maurya

Deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Monday said the state’s PWD would make roads in every district in the name of BSP founder Kanshi Ram and socialist ideologues Ram Manohar Lohia and Jai Prakash Narain.
Maurya, who holds the charge of PWD, said instructions have been issued to engineer in-chief of the PWD, who had directed all executive engineers to identify roads, big bridges, and flyovers in their respective districts and prepare a list.(HT Photo)
Maurya, who holds the charge of PWD, said instructions have been issued to engineer in-chief of the PWD, who had directed all executive engineers to identify roads, big bridges, and flyovers in their respective districts and prepare a list.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 03:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent, Lucknow

Limit vehicle speed to curb wildlife deaths: HC to Uttarakhand govt

Expressing concern over the death of wild animals in vehicle hits, the Uttarakhand high court has directed the state government to prescribe a maximum speed of 40 km per hour for motorists on national and state highways passing through national parks and protected forests to avoid accidents
Since formation of Uttarakhand in 2000, 11 elephants were killed after being hit by trains.(HT Photo)
Since formation of Uttarakhand in 2000, 11 elephants were killed after being hit by trains.(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 12, 2018 09:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nainital | ByNeeraj Santoshi

Dairy farmers’ stir intensifies, milk supply to Mumbai may be hit by Friday

Maharashtra government starts discussions with farmers’ outfit as protesters block state highways for all vehicles; supply unaffected so far because of stock in dairies, which is depleting.
A police vehicle accompanies milk tankers on their way to Mumbai, at Karad on Pune-Bangalore National Highway on Wednesday.(PTI)
A police vehicle accompanies milk tankers on their way to Mumbai, at Karad on Pune-Bangalore National Highway on Wednesday.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 19, 2018 01:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByFaisal Malik, Mumbai

12 Maharashtra farmers’ outfits to start agitation from today, will block farm supplies to cities

The groups plan to block supplies of farm produce including vegetables, fruits and milk to the cities in order to press their demands
Many farmers organisations in Maharashtra are striking across the state.(HT Photo)
Many farmers organisations in Maharashtra are striking across the state.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 12:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByFaisal Malik, Mumbai

Maharashtra state highways to get 400 toilets

The department has also received 40 proposals from three public sector oil companies.
State highways will get toilets every 100 kilometres.(HT Photo)
State highways will get toilets every 100 kilometres.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 29, 2018 12:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByFaisal Malik, Mumbai
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