CHENNAI: A year after Tamil Nadu government granted ‘in principle’ approval to upgrade the East Coast Road (ECR), the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to widen the 61.4km-stretch from Mahabalipuram to Marakkanam into a four-lane road.
MADURAI: Hearing a contempt petition filed against the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for failing to comply with the Court’s order of planting saplings to compensate trees felled for its projects, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court directed the department to file report on the plantation activities undertaken pursuant to the Court order,…
CHENNAI: Raising the question why the originally proposed Chennai-Madurai green corridor was changed to the Chennai-Salem greenfield corridor at the eleventh hour, the Madras High Court has set October 30 as the deadline for the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to submit all files pertaining to the Chennai-Salem green corridor project.
CUTTACK: Ahead of Durga Puja, the district administration has started using social media to monitor road repair work in the city and formed a WhatsApp group ‘Dussehra Road Safety’.
CHENNAI: With monsoon officially here, the Public Works Department is yet to remove its makeshift mud road across Adyar river near Tambaram. This road poses a serious flood risk to residents of Varadharajapuram, a residential colony badly hit by 2015 floods.
BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court has questioned the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) whether it was raining all through the past three years, and “Where should Bengalureans go till BBMP repairs the roads?”The division bench of Chief Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice S G Pandit posed these questions to the BBMP during the hearing of…
MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank Friday welcomed the government intervention in the IL&FS crisis as a “timely move” which has “helped stabilise the situation” at the infra lender, and offered full help to the new management.
MUMBAI: IL&FS group chairman Uday Kotak Thursday hinted that the crisis at the infra lending and engineering conglomerate is much more complex than earlier thought as the number of its subsidiaries and associates have more than doubled to 348, most of which have negative net worth.
HYDERABAD: Will the new and proposed Road Under Bridge be safe from inundation? The two existing ones, called 215 and 216, were built decades ago and were designed to allow the water to flow when there is heavy downpour. The inlets and drainage ‘naalas’ that enter the Mullakathuva Cheruvu pass through these RUBs, making them…
CHENNAI: The 19-km Maduravoyal-Chennai Port elevated corridor project that got stalled for the last five years is likely to witness some activity over the next 10 days as Union Minister of State for Finance and Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan is likely to hold a review meeting with stakeholders.