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C-130J Super Hercules lands on National Highway — Here’s a look at past landings on expressways

On Thursday, the Indian Air Force conducted a mock emergency landing on NH-925 in Rajasthan's Barmer district with C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.
ITBP personnel at the landslide point during a search operation on the Reckong Peo-Shimla Highway in Kinnaur district, on 11 August 2021 | PTI

Road audit, monitoring at-risk points vital, say experts as landslides batter Himachal highways

Govt constitutes team of experts to inspect two sites of massive landslides in Himachal Pradesh. Team recommends determining effect of human activities on highways among other measures.
Representational image | A view of the National Highway 24 along the Patparganj Road Delhi-Noida Link road in New Delhi | ANI

Govt expects Rs 1.6 lakh cr from monetising 104 NHs by 2025 despite lukewarm investor interest

The govt is auctioning national highway assets under two models — Toll Operate Transfer and Infrastructure Investment Funds — to monetise them. The 104 NHs span 26,700 km.
Representational image of an Indian national highway | Commons

Gadkari wants speed limits for vehicles raised by 20kmph, says India has better roads now

At a meeting with officials of road transport and highways ministry, Nitin Gadkari also called for uniform speed limits across the country.
Representational image of a highway | Photo: Flickr

Despite lockdown, national highway construction hits all-time high of 36.4 km/day in 2020-21

Highways ministry built 13,298 km in 2020-21, up from 10,237 km in 2019-20. However, road construction has not crossed Gadkari's 2017 target of 40 km/day.
A stretch of NH-48 between Udaipur and Ahmedabad (representational image) | Wikipedia

102-km section of NH-48 linking Ahmedabad to Vadodara ranked India’s best highway stretch

In a first of its kind exercise, Union road ministry and NHAI rated 219 stretches of highways across India, covering 18.668 km.   
Representational image of a highway | Photo: Flickr

Environmental clearance not required for national highway projects, SC tells Central govt

The observation was made by the SC in its judgment upholding the notification for acquisition of land for the Rs 10,000-crore Chennai-Salem eight-lane green corridor project.
Nitin Gadkari

PMO snubs Gadkari, stalls conversion of 53,000 km of state roads into national highways

PMO stepped in as it felt that Nitin Gadkari's ministry, which has projected a revenue deficit of over Rs 37,000 crore, needs to practise fiscal discipline.
Varanasi Bridge collapse

On national highways alone, UP has 226 distressed bridges that need attention

The UP government wants a regional version of IBMS system to take stock of all the bridges in the state, and then figure out what to do with them.

Twitter has an India-born CEO Parag Agrawal. In Pakistan, it has caused a burn

We look forward to overseas Pakistanis cooking on wood, explaining gas shortage in Pakistan. These are inflation CEOs. Unmatchable against Google, Twitter CEOs.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.
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