HIGHWAY

  • Government plans to sell road projects worth Rs 1 Lakh crore to foreign funds 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The government plans to sell highways projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore to foreign pension and insurance funds to attract overseas investments into the sector, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday. "We are trying to attract foreign investors. We have projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore. They are...
  • Photo of the day: Alia Bhatt pulls a post workout face 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Bollywood's young stars are big on social networking and have made it a way to be in touch with their fans. Like Varun Dhawan and Shahid Kapoor, who constantly post their workout pictures on Instagram, Alia Bhatt also posted a picture of her self with her gym buddies....
  • Special beams fastrack Badarpur-Faridabad metro line April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Badarpur-Faridabad corridor of the Delhi Metro, set to be made operational by June, has come up at a record pace as specially designed beams were used in building the viaducts of the fully elevated line. Officials in-charge of the project explained that the use of 'u-shaped' support...
  • Government not averse to more amendments to Land Bill: Nitin Gadkari April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Hopeful of bringing the opposition on-board to get the much-debated land legislation passed, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the government is not averse to more changes to the Bill. "We are not averse to more amendments to the Land Bill provided they are good and substantial in...
  • Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed for 5th consecutive day April 5, 2015

    Jammu: The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway continued to remain closed for traffic for the fifth consecutive day on Sunday due to landslides triggered by heavy rains, leaving over 700 Kashmir-bound trucks and light passenger vehicles stranded. Authorities have not allowed any fresh movement of traffic from Jammu to Srinagar...
  • Alia Bhatt to endorse chocolate brand that reflects her philosophy April 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Lively and youthful Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt has been roped in to endorse chocolate brand Cadbury Perk. She says it's new campaign 'Jiyo Lightum Light', reflecting her own philosophy of "enjoying the lighter moments of life". Mondelez India Foods Private Limited (formerly Cadbury India Ltd.) announced Alia's appointment as brand...
  • People face difficulties as Jammu-Srinagar highway gets closed March 31, 2015

    People face difficulties in their day to day activities as the Jammu-Srinagar highway gets closed down due to a flood alert in the region. Work is on by the police as they repair the road as well as guide people to not go any further as there maybe more landslides. ...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Music Director March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second...
  • Delhi-Jaipur Expressway to be completed by June: Nitin Gadkari March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: The much-delayed Delhi-Jaipur Expressway would be completed by June, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday. He also said that he Centre is ready to build four bypasses by December for important towns if Rajasthan government offers land. "Finances for this...
  • Srinagar-Jammu National Highway reopens for one-way traffic March 19, 2015

    Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was on Thursday re-opened for one-way traffic, three days after landslides caused by rainfall forced its closure. "The highway has been reopened for light motor vehicles and today vehicles from Jammu will be allowed to move towards Srinagar," an official of the traffic department said. The official...
  • Truck carrying 400 gas cylinders catches fire at Kurnool-Anathapur highway in Andhra Pradesh March 19, 2015

    Hyderabad: A truck carrying 400 gas cylinders caught fire at Kurnool-Anathapur highway in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. Due to some problem in the engine, the front of the truck caught fire. No casualties have been reported so far. The police is yet to investigate the major blast. More details are awaited. ...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Lyrics March 17, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway blocked due to heavy rainfall, 2,000 truckers stranded March 16, 2015

    The snowfall and rains since last week in Kashmir forced closure of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway even as air traffic remained suspended. Over 2,000 truckers stranded since last three days. ...
  • Heavy rains, snowfall in Valley; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed March 16, 2015

    Srinagar: A 4-year-old girl was killed in a landslide triggered by snowfall and rains in the last 24 hours in Kashmir, which also forced closure of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway even as air traffic remained suspended. Huda Jan was killed when she was buried under a landslide at Sunergund in Awantipora...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Background Score March 15, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway opened for one-way traffic March 10, 2015

    Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway was opened on Tuesday for one-way traffic after remaining closed for two days due to landslides and snowfall along the road. "The Jammu-Srinagar highway has been opened for one-way traffic on Tuesday," a senior traffic official said. "Vehicles will move from Jammu to Srinagar but no vehicle will...
  • In pics: Heavy snowfall in Srinagar, Jammu-Srinagar National Highway shut March 9, 2015

    Heavy rain and snowfall continues to disrupt life in North India. Five inches of snowfall was reported in Srinagar. The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway is shut after a mudslide at Kheri leaving several hundred people stranded. ...
  • Gadkari set to achieve target of building 25-kms of highways everyday March 3, 2015

    Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari has set the ball rolling to achieve the target of building 25-kilometers of highways everyday. Speaking exclusively to Network 18, he proposed a new public private partnership model with government pitching. ...
  • Highways construction delays due to land acquisition: Government February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Delays in construction of some national highways have been mainly due to land acquisition, environment and contractual issues, Parliament was informed on Thursday. "Some National Highway projects under various phases of National Highways Development Projects (NHDP) have been delayed mainly due to land acquisition, poor performance of contractors and...
  • Why Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda have been missing 'Highway' journey February 22, 2015

    Mumbai: Road movie 'Highway' completed its voyage of one year Saturday, taking its lead actors Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda down memory lane. "One year ago ! ;) #Highway missing," Alia tweeted. Whereas Randeep shared a sketch of himself from the movie with a caption : "@mitenlapsiya: #1YearOfHighway @RandeepHooda" Imtiaz Ali's...
  • Why have Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda been missing 'Highway' journey? February 22, 2015

    Road movie 'Highway' completed its voyage of one year Saturday, taking its lead actors Alia Bhatt and Randeep Hooda down memory lane. "One year ago ! ;) #Highway missing," Alia tweeted. Whereas Randeep shared a sketch of himself from the movie with a caption : "@mitenlapsiya: #1YearOfHighway @RandeepHooda" Imtiaz Ali's directorial...
  • Imtiaz Ali: Indian cinema is instrumental in shaping the sense of morality that exists in the society February 7, 2015

    Gurgaon: The glitz and glamour of cinema must go beyond entertainment to have the right impact on society, believes filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who says he tries to make socially responsible films. "I realise the power of the medium that we work in and there is a sense of responsibility that I...
  • 60th Filmfare Awards: The complete list of winners February 1, 2015

    Best Director- Vikas Bahl for 'Queen' Best Film- 'Queen' Best Actor (Female)- Kangana Ranaut for 'Queen' Best Actor (Male)- Shahid Kapoor for 'Haider' Best Supporting Actor (Female)- Tabu for 'Haider' Best Supporting Actor (Male)- Kay Kay Menon for 'Haider' Best Actress (Critics)- Alia Bhatt for 'Highway' Best Actor (Critics)- Sanjay Mishra for 'Ankhon Dekhi' Best Film (Critics) Award-...
  • US team seeks closure of Central Delhi, Delhi-Agra Highway during President Obama's visit January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The advance team of US secret service has sought the closure of Central Delhi and Delhi-Agra Highway for three days during President Barack Obama's visit to India. The President will be in India from January 25-27. The demand was made by advance team of US secret service which met...
  • Charlie Hebdo attackers hold at least one hostage in Paris, operation to nab killers underway January 9, 2015

    Paris: Shots were fired during a car chase and at least one hostage was taken to the north-east of Paris on Friday, in the same area police were hunting for two brothers accused of slaughtering 12 people in an Islamist assault. The hostage drama was underway at a business in...
  • All new national highways to be made of concrete: Nitin Gadkari January 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said all new road projects of the Centre will use concrete. "All the new roads which we will be constructing will be of concrete," Gadkari told reporters. Against the prevalent rate of Rs 350 per bag of cement, Gadkari said the Ministry had found a...
  • Himachal Pradesh: 175 labourers working on the Rohtang tunnel trapped after snowfall December 21, 2014

    In Himachal Pradesh the National Highway from Manali to Rohtang Pass has been shut down, after 175 labourers working on the Rohtang tunnel were trapped following a fresh spell of snowfall. The Indian Air Force and the Border Roads Organisation are engaged in rescue operations. ...
  • 10 charred to death, 12 suffer injuries as gas tanker explodes on Delhi-Jaipur highway December 14, 2014

    Jaipur: In a tragic incident, 10 people were burnt alive and 12 others injured when a gas tanker caught fire and exploded on the Delhi-Jaipur highway near Beelpur village, 35 kms from Jaipur, late on Saturday night. Jaipur Collector and District Magistrate Krishna Kunal, who was supervising the rescue operation, said...
  • Railway minister Suresh Prabhu calls for fast tracking pending projects November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu advised Metro Railway and Kolkata Metro Railway Corporation Ltd (KMRC) authorities to resolve the hurdles and accelerate the progress of their pending projects. "All pending projects need to be expedited to prevent further escalation of project costs," Prabhu said after reviewing various project works in...