Roads articles

Speed up NH 216 works, contracting agencies told

Expressing dissatisfaction over the inordinate delay in completing the two packages of works pertaining to the expansion of the National Highway-216, Special Chief Secretary to the government (Roads and Buildings Department) Neerabh Kumar Prasad on Wednesday asked the contracting agencies to show progress in the works by the end of November.

The road ahead for LGBTQI community

What lies ahead for the LGBTQI community now that the Supreme Court has decriminalised homosexuality? At the BLF on Sunday, as many argued for civil rights of marriage and divorce as the next step, Kannada writer and LGBTQ activist Vasudhendra questioned the need to “ape heterosexual norms”.

No threat to Hebbal flyover: BDA

Allaying fears of commuters, the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) on Wednesday issued a release stating there is no threat to the safety of Hebbal flyover as reported in the media. The release stated that the crack, which was being reported to have occurred on the structure, was a ‘construction joint where multiple arms consisting of

Case against NHAI, contract company

The Peechi police have registered a case of culpable homicide against the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the contract company on the charge of causing accidents by undertaking road construction works on the battered stretch of the Palakkad-Thrissur National Highway without proper safety guidelines.