Mangaluru : Notice issued to NHAI after death of motorist at Nanthoor junction

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Mangaluru : Following the death of a sophomore student in an accident near Nanthnoor junction on NH 66, Mangaluru East Traffic police issued a notice to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) holding its officials responsible for the accident. The notice was issued based on a complaint of criminal negligence registered by a city-based […]

Mangaluru : Police write to NHAI to take measures to make road safer

Monday, October 14th, 2019

Mangaluru : Days after Adkar-Mavinakatte Cross in Sullia taluk witnessed two major accidents, which claimed seven lives, including four members of a family, the Dakshina Kannada district police declared it as an accident zone, and has written to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to take measures to prevent accidents at the spot. According […]

“Heddari Poornagolisi -Janara prana ulisi” protest march will beheld on January 14,15,16

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Mangaluru : The district Congress will take out a protest rally on January 14,15 and 16 from Nelyadi to N C Road followed by public meetings, to urge the completion of Addahole – B C Road work by the NHAI. “Heddari Poornagolisi -Janara prana ulisi” (complete NH works, save people’s lives) will be the slogan […]

Govt should submit proposal for dismantling of Brahmarakootlu, Suratkal toll gates

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Mangaluru: Amid public demands of the closure of the toll gates at Brahmarakootlu on national highway 75 and Suratkal on national highway 66, BJP MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, on Monday said that the closure process can be initiated after the state government submits a proposal to the central office of NHAI. Chairing a meeting held […]

State failed to acquire the land for flyover at Pumpwell says DK MP

Sunday, November 18th, 2018
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Mangaluru : DK MP Nalin Kumar Kateel on Sunday sought to set the record straight completion of flyover at Pumpwell (Mahavir) Circle, . While the project was indeed sanctioned in 2010 during UPA 2.0 and his first term as MP, the project took off only in 2016 during NDA 2.0 in his second term. The […]

Four-laning of Hassan–B.C. Road highway stretch comes to a halt

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Mangaluru: One may have to wait for long to drive hassle-free between Bengaluru and Mangaluru as the four-laning work of National Highway 75 between Hassan and B.C. Road (near Mangaluru) has come to a halt. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) had awarded the contract of constructing a four-lane concrete road in two packages […]

Dasara holidays for schools will not be cut short this year: U T Khader

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Mangaluru: State Minister for Urban Development and Housing and DK District in-charge Minister U T Khader has assured that Dasara holidays for schools will not be cut short this year. He said a decision in this regard has been taken after consultations with the Deputy Commissioner, DDPI and other authorities. Speaking to reporters at Circuit […]

Padayatra on September 26 against bad condition of NH 66

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Tollgate Virodhi Horata Samiti will take out a padayatra from Kulur to Surathkal on National Highway 66 on September 26 to protest against the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) not filling up potholes on the highway between Nanthoor and Surathkal. The padayatra will commence from 9.30 a.m. A protest meeting will be conducted […]

Samithi to protest against toll contract at Surathkal on August 14

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Mangaluru : The authorities of NHAI had promised to stop toll collection at Surathkal once the Hejamady toll plaza started functioning. “It has been over six months since the toll plaza started functioning, but the Surathkal booth continues to operate. In fact, the Centre has renewed the contract for toll collection on July 30,” said, Toll gate […]

Police action offers temporary respite to vehicle users at Thokkottu Junction

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Mangaluru: Those commuting on National Highway 66 from Mangaluru towards Kerala have received a temporary respite as the Mangaluru traffic police have got the underpass of the still under-construction Thokkottu Flyover opened for vehicles coming from Konaje to the city. Ever since the flyover work began in 2011, vehicles from Konaje, bound for Mangaluru and […]