Highway Project

  • MP govt dubs allegations of delaying NH projects as 'baseless' September 9, 2013

    The Madhya Pradesh government has denied allegations of delaying the completion of National Highway projects and dubbed it as "far from facts and baseless." An official release on Monday said that as per factual position received from Public Works Department, the process of acquiring land for construction of National Highways falls...
  • JICA extends Rs 1,350 cr loan for highway project in Bihar February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Friday inked a pact with Government of India for providing Rs 1,350 crore assistance for a highway project in Bihar which falls under the Buddhist circuit. "JICA here today signed a Japanese ODA loan agreement with the Government of India to...
  • PMO pulls up Kamal Nath, says don't use PM's photos March 28, 2010

    New Delhi: After Sonia Gandhi it is the turn of Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to pull up the Road, Transport and Highways Ministry for its highways billboards plan. The PMO has told the Ministry that it can't put Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pictures on billboards on highways. The National Highways Authority of...
  • Jairam Ramesh steps in to save Pench tiger reserve January 21, 2010

    New Delhi: The proposed road alignment through one of India's best habitat for tigers connecting Kanha and Pench National Park by the National Highway Authority of India has opened a can of worms. Following an outcry by the conservationists and the expose by CNN-IBN Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has stepped...
  • Road through Pench wildlife park to endanger tigers January 20, 2010

    New Delhi: A proposed road expansion project through India's best habitat for tigers has opened a can of worms. The proposal has been rejected by the National Board of Wildlife, the National Tiger Authority and yet strangely the Amicus Curiae in a note to the Supreme Court of India has asked...