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Highways may get their old numbers back 
Date: 28 Nov 2018
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The new names of highways have created confusion as people know major stretches by their old names. It’s not just road-users but even officials in the highway  ministry and National Highway Authority of India are confused about the new numbers of national highways across the country. Even seven years after the old numbers were changed, tenders floated by NHAI mentions Delhi-Mumbai stretch as NH 8 instead of its new name, NH 48.
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Giant Wheel Of Highway - Western Peripheral Expressway opens today 
Date: 19 Nov 2018
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NEW DELHI: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal stretch, or the Western Peripheral Expressway (WPE), Delhi will now have a third ring road around it which will divert heavy traffic that passes through Delhi but is bound for other parts of the country. PM Modi had inaugurated the first leg of the project, the Eastern Peripheral Expressway, in July this year. With the second leg opening today, the expressway will be
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Land pooling policy approved by DDA: Details 
Date: 08 Sep 2018
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Around 19,000 hectares of land will be developed in Delhi as part of the land pooling policy, which was approved by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on September 7. It has now been forwarded to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for approval. The policy was cleared after five years at DDA`s board meeting chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal. As part of the policy, 17 lakh dwelling units are expected to come up, out of which 15 perc
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PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for India's longest Purvanchal Expressway in UP's Azamgarh 
Date: 15 Jul 2018
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After inaugurating world`s largest mobile manufacturing unit of Samsung in Noida, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay foundation for the country`s longest Purvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh on Saturday. The 340-km-long Purvanchal Expressway will link nine districts of Eastern Uttar Pradesh cities, including PM`s parliamentary Constituency Varanasi, directly with Lucknow and Delhi. It will also be linked with the 302-km-long Lucknow-Agra Expressway
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Delhi Land Pooling Policy 
Date: 06 Jul 2018
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Land pooling policy is a great chance for DDA to undo past errors The proposed modifications to the Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) land pooling policy have been widely seen as a game-changer in affordable housing. But to contextually analyse the land pooling policy and the modifications proposed under chapter 19 of Master Plan of Delhi 2021 (MPD 2021), let’s look back to what happened over the preceding few years. MPD
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