The Narendra Modi government’s plan to accelerate infrastructure construction in forest areas has hit a roadblock as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) rejected the Environment Ministry’s clearances
Union Road Transport and Highways Ministry has accepted the proposals given by the Chhattisgarh Government and sanctioned Rs305.56 crore for projects related to construction of 10 bridges and roads
Indian roads are continuing to record at least one accident every minute, and one on-road death every four minutes.
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Car owners need not worry as the Centre appears to have dropped a proposal to scrap 15-year-old private vehicles in Delhi as a measure to contain the rising pollution in the capital.
The Kerala High Court on Wednesday observed that the Kochi Corporation appeared to be blissfully ignorant of its primary responsibility of public health and hygiene.
The government has told the Supreme Court that banning private vehicles older than 15 years from plying on roads would not help reduce air pollution.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari has announced aid for development of new road network and restoration of roads damaged in the 2013 natural disaster.
The Centre today sanctioned major road projects with a cost outlay of Rs5,261 crore for Punjab. These will be set up on engineering, procurement and construction mode.
The Centre will soon bring 103 rivers under national waterways to give boost to the inland water transportation, which is largely under-utilised.
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