Expressway

  • 700 boxes of liquor worth lakhs seized from Yamuna Expressway 13-03-2014 11:48 PM

    Seven-hundred boxes of liquor worth over Rs 21 lakh in market was seized on the Yamuna Expressway on Thursday, police said. "On a tip-off, three members of the smuggling gang including the driver have been arrested and 700 boxes of wine were recovered from their canter," they said. The Kanpur-bound...
  • Soon, enjoy hassle-free ride from Delhi to Taj Mahal by escaping Agra traffic 04-03-2014 01:40 PM

    In two years, tourists from Delhi and Kanpur will be drive to the Taj Mahal from the Yamuna Expressway without entering the congested Agra city. This will be made possible by the Rs 306 crore inner city Ring Road that will connect the Yamuna Expressway with Fatehabad tourism complex near...
  • Three Alwar men found dead on Mathura expressway 25-02-2014 08:38 PM

    Three bodies were found on the busy Mathura expressway on Tuesday with identification documents belonging to other people, police said. Two admit cards for the Rajasthan Public Service Commission were found with the bodies, which were dumped near Alwarpur. An official said that on checking with the families of the...
  • Commuters rejoice as toll ends at Delhi-Gurgaon expressway 20-02-2014 04:49 PM

    Toll plazas in 12 of the 16 lanes will be dismantled on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway as the legal dispute over the plazas ended on Wednesday under the supervision of the Delhi High Court. ...
  • 12 toll plazas on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway removed 19-02-2014 11:27 PM

    New Delhi: In a big relief to travellers on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, toll plazas in 12 of the 16 lanes, which had been causing huge traffic snarls on it, will be dismantled toll has been scrapped. The legal dispute over the plazas ended on Wednesday under the supervision of the Delhi...
  • Yamuna Expressway City to get metro rail soon 13-02-2014 08:17 AM

    Yamuna Expressway Industrial development Authority has approved the metro rail project between the proposed metro station at Pari Chowk till sector 18 and 20, the first residential sectors of the authority being developed where over 21000 allotments have been done. PC Gupta, Chief Executive Officer,YEIDA, said on Wednesday. that the...
  • Transport ministry to bring cabinet note on Delhi-Jaipur Expressway next month 28-01-2014 10:48 PM

    The government on Tuesday directed the road transport and highways ministry to bring a cabinet note seeking in-principle approval for the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway in about a month's time. "Total road length will be 272 km. The ministry plans to sign the state support agreement by February 28 and the project...
  • Evicted shop owners to be allotted shops under FNG project 12-01-2014 08:06 AM

    Shopkeepers evicted during a demolition drive to speed up Faridabad-Noida-Ghaziabad (FNG) Expresswayproject will be allotted shops at an upcoming shopping mall in Chhijarsi area, Noida Authority chairman Rama Raman has said. "A three-storeyed shopping complex will be constructed along the FNG in Chhijarsi and these shops will be allotted to...
  • Plane makes emergency landing on New York highway 05-01-2014 09:34 AM

    New York: A small plane made an emergency landing on a New York City expressway on Saturday, resulting in minor injuries to the three members onboard and backing up a traffic on the major thoroughfare, emergency officials said. The single-engine plane landed on the Major Deegan Expressway in the borough...
  • Noida: Property dealer spikes woman's drink, rapes her 31-12-2013 11:00 AM

    Noida: A property dealer lured a 26-year-old woman with the promise of a job and allegedly raped her in Noida. The property dealer was known to the woman for the past few months. The woman has alleged that the property dealer Sunil Chauhan took her to the Noida Expressway promising...
  • Lucknow-Agra expressway to be built under EPC model 27-12-2013 09:05 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Government on Friday decided to fund Lucknow-Agra expressway through the state budget under the Engineering Procurement Contract (EPC) model after it failed to garner investors for Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's dream project. "As no bidders have turned up for the project under the PPP model, it has been...
  • Private contractor allegedly gets man abducted, tortured with cigarette butts for filing RTI 20-12-2013 08:09 AM

    A man was abducted and tortured by unidentified persons allegedly at the behest of a private contractor after he filed an RTI application seeking information about the quality of work being carried out by him. "A case was filed against unknown persons and a manhunt launched to nab them," said...
  • Farmers block traffic at Yamuna Expressway to demand sugarcane dues 05-12-2013 07:51 PM

    Hundreds of farmers blocked traffic at Pari Chowk and Zero Point of Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida for an hour on Thursday, demanding "dues" of sugarcane growers in the state and a 64 per cent hike in compensation for farmers whose lands have been taken for the expressway. The blockade,...
  • Akhilesh's pet project Agra-Lucknow Expressway finds no bidders 13-11-2013 03:16 PM

    There are no takers for the Agra-Lucknow Expressway, a pet project of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. On Tuesday, no company or infrastructure developer came forward to bid for the proposed eight-lane Greenfield Expressway between Agra and Lucknow.Officials admitted on Wednesday that this would cast a shadow on the...
  • Car rams into truck at Mumbai-Pune Expressway, 3 dead 06-11-2013 09:38 AM

    Mumbai: Three people died on Wednesday in a car accident in Kalamboli at Mumbai-Pune Expressway. The incident took place at around 5 am on Wednesday. Five people were traveling in a Mahindra Xylo when it rammed into a cold storage truck. (more details are awaited) ...
  • Gurgaon: 12 men beat up toll booth staff, flee with Rs 1.85 lakh 17-10-2013 08:19 AM

    Gurgaon: A daring robbery was caught on CCTV when 12 men held up a toll booth on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway on Wednesday night. Rs 1.85 lakh was stolen by the miscreants who came in a car with a red beacon light. The persons involved in the crime beat up toll...
  • CJ Show: Unsafe expressway in Noida 22-09-2013 02:06 PM

    CJ Shesh Raj tell us how construction flaws on Noida expressway is making it a death trap. He goes on a reality check to find out the safety norms being flouted by the developers, thus making it unsafe for driving. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 22-09-2013 12:23 PM

    This week, we have children and elderly turning citizen journalists to report the issues that matter to them. While we continue with our 'No Country for Children' campaign, we have children reporting issues of corruption in schools to heavy school bags and child labour. Also, a CJ report on the...
  • One killed, three injured in road mishap at Yamuna Expressway 18-09-2013 05:29 PM

    A person was killed and four others critically injured when a car hit the divider before banging into the side rails of a flyover at Zero Point of Yamuna Expressway on Wednesday, police said. The victims were travelling from Sikohabad to Greater Noida when the mishap occurred, leaving the car...
  • Six injured in road accident 18-09-2013 05:10 PM

    Six persons were injured on Wednesday when two cars colloided on a service lane along the Yamuna Expressway. The mishap occurred in Dankaur area in Greater Noida, police said. The injured were admitted to a private hospital where their condition is stated to be out of danger, they said. ...
  • Four killed as car overturns on Yamuna Expressway 29-08-2013 06:58 PM

    Four people were killed on Thursday when a speeding car from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh heading towards New Delhi toppled after one of its tyres burst, police said. Police and the Expressway Authority shifted the three who were seriously injured to a hospital in Noida. The tragedy took place at...
  • Two killed, five injured in a road accident on Yamuna Expressway 31-07-2013 06:03 PM

    Two persons were killed,while five others sustained injuries in road accident on theYamuna Expressway on Tuesday, police said. The mishap took place near Jewar, some 45 kilometres fromGreater Noida zero point, when a vehicle rammed into astationary truck. The truck's cleaner, who was changing tyre, died in theaccident along with...
  • Visakhapatnam-based firm to construct Ganga Expressway in Bihar 27-07-2013 04:12 PM

    A Visakhapatnam-based firm will construct the 21.5 km Ganga Expressway in Bihar at an estimated cost of Rs.2,234.46 crore (Rs.22.34 billion), an official said Saturday. Navayuga Engineering Company Ltd will construct the expressway, which will be thrown open to traffic in 2017. "The state government awarded the contract to Navayuga...
  • Noida: Two men crushed by a dumper on Expressway 07-06-2013 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end to the rising accident graph on the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway as two motorcycle-borne men died after a dumper hit their vehicle at around 11:30 pm on Thursday night. The dumper overturned after hitting the motorcycle resulting in injuries to its driver and...
  • Japanese agency offers funds for Lucknow Metro project 14-05-2013 11:21 AM

    Lucknow: The Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA) has offered the Uttar Pradesh government financial assistance for the Metro rail project and a host of other projects, including the Agra-Lucknow expressway, officials said Tuesday. JICA sought details of the projects at a meeting with Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani Monday. The World...