The Modi-government’s next flagship infrastructure project, Delhi-Mumbai expressway, has taken the centre stage at National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) with officials gearing up to award the entire stretch by March 2019.
‘Poor construction material’ led to Greater Noida buildings collapse; builder arrested, 3 bodies recovered
An under-construction six-storey building collapsed onto a four-storey residential complex at Shah Beri village in Greater Noida, outside Delhi, on Tuesday evening, exposing the negligence of the authorities.
The Centre has increased the official maximum load carrying capacity of heavy vehicles, including trucks, by 20-25% besides scrapping the mandatory annual renewal of fitness certificates for freight carriers.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali today said the report finalised by the Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations would help ‘reset’ Nepal-India relations in line with the realities of the 21st century.
It is going to be a long wait for pedestrians wanting to safely cross the 16-km Edappally-Aroor NH Bypass corridor, as five foot overbridges (FOBs), built by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), are not anywhere near commissioning.
Project costs normally escalate over a period of time but the proposed 340 km long Purvanchal expressway, the country’s longest, has proven to be an exception. The projected construction cost of the project, scheduled to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 14, has reduced by around Rs 1,520 crore between 2016 and 2018.
India signed a INR 3,371 crore loan pact with World Bank to provide additional financing for PMGSY rural road projects. The loan has a 3-year grace period, and a maturity of 10 years, the finance ministry said in a release.
An ambitious project to connect ports in the state with national highways will be launched by NHAI under Bharatmala Pariyojana Programme of the ministry of road transport & highways (MORTH).
IL&FS Transportation Networks (ITNL), the road development arm of infrastructure development and finance major IL&FS, is in talks with I Squared Capital-backed Cube Highways to sell a majority stake in the recently completed Chenani-Nashri tunnel way (CNT) in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), sources close to the development told FE.
Share price of MEP Infrastructure Developers added nearly 3 percent intraday Friday as company received LoA from NHAI. The company has received the LoA (Letter of Acceptance) from NHAI (National Highways Authority of India) for toll collection rights at Paranur fee plaza on NH-45 in the state of Tamil Nadu.