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Highways and Roads

5 Dead After Car Rams Into Parked Truck In Gujarat

Sep 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The police said the driver of the car lost control over it, following which it rammed into a truck parked along the highway near Timdi village in Gujarat’s Morbi district.

China Mandates Negative Covid Test For Drivers Leaving Jiangsu Province As Cases Spike

Jul 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The National Health Commission reported 48 new cases in Jiangsu over the previous 24 hours, bringing its total to 154 over recent days


Over 4 Crore Vehicles Plying On Indian Roads, Karnataka Tops List At 70 Lakh

The vehicles are older than 15 years and fall under the ambit of green tax.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Defends Farm Laws

Nov 30, 2020 PTI

Opposition misleading farmers, says PM Modi in Varanasi.


Pema Khandu: Will Quit CM's Post If Highway Not Constructed By March

The 14 kilometer-stretch linking state capital Itanagar with Naharlagun town was supposed to be completed by September 28, but work was delayed due to monsoon related challenges besides the COVID-19 pandemic situation

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20 September, 2020

Haryana-Punjab Protest Intensifies As Police Use Water Cannon To Stop Youth Activists

PTI

The Youth Congress activists were going to Delhi through the Chandigarh-Delhi highway when they were stopped at the heavily barricaded entrance to Haryana by police. Some activists tried to set a tractor on fire after the march was stopped


28 November, 2019

How To Buy, Recharge FASTag, What Documents Are Required? Here's All You Need To Know

Outlook Web Bureau

The government has directed to declare all lanes of fee plazas on national highways as 'FASTag lanes' by December 1.


16 October, 2019

MP Roads Like ‘Vijayvargiya’s Cheeks’, Will Make Them Like ‘Hema Malini’s Cheeks’: Minister

PTI

"...the roads would be repaired in 15 days. They will be made 'chakachak' (pretty), like Hema Malini's cheeks, in 15 to 20 days," Madhya Pradesh minister P C Sharma said.


18 August, 2019

22 People Killed, Schools Shut As Rains Continue To Pound Himachal Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

The district officials have said that all educational institutions in Shimla will remain closed on Monday as heavy to extremely heavy rains continue to lash the Himachal capital, district officials said.


16 July, 2019

'If You Want Good Roads, You Have To Pay,' Says Gadkari On Toll Collection

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said the money collected through toll from the areas which have the capacity to pay is utilised for building roads in rural and hilly areas.


01 May, 2019

Govt To Lift Ban On Civilian Traffic On Highway In North Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

A government spokesperson said the 'restrictions' will continue between Srinagar and Udhampur.


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20 April, 2019

Restrictions On Civilian Traffic On Srinagar-Jammu Highway Partially Relaxed

Outlook Web Bureau

On April 7, the administration had imposed the restrictions on the national highway (NH-44) connecting Jammu to Srinagar, days after the Pulwama attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel.


11 April, 2019

BJP Demands Mehbooba Mufti's Arrest For Allegedly 'Instigating People' To Defy Vehicle Ban On J&K Highway

Outlook Web Bureau

The BJP on Wednesday demanded that PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti be arrested for allegedly instigating people to defy a ban of vehicular movement on the national highway connecting Jammu with Srinagar.


08 April, 2019

On Shah Faesal's Plea, High Court Issues Notice To JK Govt Over Highway Ban

Outlook Web Bureau

The national highway from Baramulla to Udhampur has been put out of bounds for the civilian traffics on Sundays and Wednesdays till May 31, a notification issued by the J&K administration said on Wednesday.


08 April, 2019

Architects Of Jammu-Srinagar Highway Closure Made No Application Of Mind: Omar Abdullah

Outlook Web Bureau

National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah posted a video on his Twitter handle showing a long convoy of security forces moving on the highway on Monday while civilian traffic also plied side by side.


07 April, 2019

Jammu-Srinagar Highway Ban Begins, Locals Compare It With German Occupation Of Poland

Naseer Ganai

On social networking sites the government order is being compared with the Polish government order during German occupation of Poland in December 1939 which prohibited Jews from entering or using pathways, streets and public squares from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.


07 April, 2019

Civilian Vehicle Ban For 2-Days Per Week In Jammu-Srinagar Highway Begins

Outlook Web Bureau

The two-day per week ban on movement of civilian vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar-Baramulla national highway for facilitating safe passage of security convoys, came into effect on Sunday.


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04 April, 2019

'Anti-People, Dictatorial': Mirwaiz Umer Farooq On J&K Highway Civilian Traffic Ban

Outlook Web Bureau

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday said the administration's decision to ban movement of civilian vehicles on Jammu and Kashmir national highway for two days a week was 'anti-people and dictatorial'.


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Farmers block railway tracks as part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's 'rail roko' protest demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Oct. 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, at Devi...

PTI Photo

Couple Akash and Aishwarya wade through a waterlogged area in a large cooking vessel before their marriage, in Alappuzha.

PTI Photo

Farmers block railway tracks as part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's 'rail roko' protest demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Oct. 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, at Devi...

PTI Photo

Migrant workers wait at a railway station as they leave from Kashmir after recent incidents of killing of non-locals allegedly by militants, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Migrant workers arrive at a Railway Station as they leave from Kashmir after recent incidents of killing of non-locals allegedly by militants, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan
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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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Kashmir/Violence

Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

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Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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