Category Articles: Road Journey

Bus hits electric pole in Saurashtra region of Gujarat, 4 dead, 23 injured

January 11, 2020
Bus hits electric pole in Saurashtra region of Gujarat, 4 dead, 23 injured

Junagadh: At least 4 passengers of a private luxury bus were killed and over 20 others injured when it lost control due to coming out of its Tyre and collided with an electric pole near Lalpur Patiya village under Visavadar police station of Junagadh district in Gujarat, police said. PI of Visavadar N R Patel said that the bus was coming from Savarkundala and going towards Junagadh when it lost control as its tyre loosened out suddenly. The bus lost control and hit a roadside electric po...Read More

Major tragedy averted as gas cylinder laden vehicle catches fire in South Gujarat

January 09, 2020

Surat: A major tragedy was today somehow averted in Olpad area of Surat district in Gujarat when a fire suddenly broke out in a gas cylinder laden truck. According to police the incident took place at around 630 am in Masma road area . Several cylinders burst in the incident and several students from a school bus going from the other side of the road were taken out safely. PI Olpad A M Sumra said that no injury or loss of life has taken place in the incident. It was not...Read More

Danta – Ambaji highway to remain closed for traffic for one more month

January 01, 2020
Danta – Ambaji highway to remain closed for traffic for one more month

Ambaji: Danta - Ambaji highway four lane conversion work is underway. While initially the road was declared closed for traffic for the month of December, now the closure has been extended to entire month of January, as per a new notification issued by district collector of Banaskantha. Alternative route has been given on Danta - Kanabiyavas - Kuvarsi - Boradiya - Beda - Hathipagla - Sanali - Hadad, Machkoda - Ganapipli - Chikhla - Ambaji highway. Due to frequent accidents at Trishuliya ...Read More

Bridge on Jamnagar – Maliya highway collapses

December 17, 2019

A bridge on Jamnagar – Maliya highway collapses; highway traffic between two coastal districts - Jamnagar and Kutch - affected pic.twitter.com/RO4GDqhPRf— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) December 17, 2019 Morbi: A 70-year old bridge connecting Amran to Pipaliya char rasta on Jamnagar - Maliya highway in Saurashtra region of Gujarat collapsed today morning. Highway traffic connecting Jamnagar and Kutch was affected due to this. None is hurt in this incident. There was no movement of t...Read More

Janmarg ltd announces fines upto Rs. 5,000 for entry of vehicles in BRTS corridors

November 27, 2019
Janmarg ltd announces fines upto Rs. 5,000 for entry of vehicles in BRTS corridors

Ahmedabad: Janmarg Ltd that operates BRTS buses in Ahmedabad today said that the two wheeler vehicles entering the dedicated corridors meant for these buses would be fined Rs 1500 while the Light Motor Vehicles (Cars etc) would be fined Rs 3000. A statement by the AMC owned special purpose vehicle Janmarg Ltd, also said that other vehicles would be fined Rs 5000 for entry in to the BRTS corridors. And if the bus is found to violate the upper speed limit of 50 kmph or doctoring t...Read More

Bhavnagar-Somnath national highway was to be completed by 2017; even in 2019 koi thikana nahi: Shiyal in Lok Sabha

November 26, 2019
Bhavnagar-Somnath national highway was to be completed by 2017; even in 2019 koi thikana nahi: Shiyal in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Bhavnagar-Somnath national highway was to be completed by year 2017, but even in 2019 'uska koi thikana nahi hai'. At stretches it's 60% completed, at some other places such as beyond Talaja, just 15-20% work is done so far. People are facing much difficulties. The State government is helpless as this is the national highway. Bills of small contractors are not cleared, Bhavnagar BJP MP Bharti Shiyal said today in Lok Sabha. DeshGujarat Read More

NHAI gears up for introducing FASTag on National Highways from 1st December

November 21, 2019
NHAI gears up for introducing FASTag on National Highways from 1st December

New Delhi: National Electronic Toll Collection (FASTag) programme, the flagship initiative of (MoRT&H) and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has been implemented on pan India basis in order to remove bottlenecks and ensure seamless movement of traffic and collection of user fee as per the notified rates, using passive Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. To give a major fillip to enhance digital payments and bring in enhanced transparency, the Ministry had manda...Read More

Young lioness found injured on highway near Gir East Forests in Gujarat dies during treatment

November 15, 2019
Young lioness found injured on highway near Gir East Forests in Gujarat dies during treatment

Amreli: A quite young lioness died in a road accident on a road near Gir East forests in Amreli district in Gujarat today. A forest official said that the around 3 to 5 year old lioness was found injured beside Khamba-Dedan road near Tulsishyam range of Gir East Forests. It was apparently hit by any unknown vehicle while crossing the road. The beast was taken to Jasadhar animal care center for treatment where it succumbed. ' The Field staff rescued the animal an...Read More

Uber to start its service in two more cities in Gujarat including Rajkot by the year end

November 08, 2019

Ahmedabad: Uber, the world's largest personal mobility company that provides cabs and other services, today said that it would expand its services to two more cities in Gujarat including Rajkot, the largest city of Saurashtra region in the western state. Addressing a press conference here Krishna Veer Singh, Head of West India Ridesharing, Uber, said that the company which currently offered its cab/auto services in a total of six cities/towns of Gujarat, would add two more cities Rajkot...Read More

Gujarat government decides to allocate Rs 172.78 crore for 162 municipalities for repair of rain-damaged roads

October 11, 2019
Gujarat government decides to allocate Rs 172.78 crore for 162 municipalities for repair of rain-damaged roads

Gandhinagar: After allocation of Rs 216 crore grant to the municipal corporation of the eight largest cities in Gujarat recently for repair of roads damaged during ongoing monsoon rain, CM Vijay Rupani today also decided to allocate Rs 172.78 crore grant for similar work in 162 municipalities across the state. Of this amount Rs 160.48 crore will be utilized for the repair work purely in the 162 municipalities while remaining Rs 12.30 crore has been allocated for various works including thermo...Read More

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