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Gadkari launches ETC system for Delhi-Mumbai Highway

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday launched the Electronic Toll Collection system for the Delhi-Mumbai Highway. The Electronic Toll Collection systems have already been installed at 55 toll plaza. Their integration with Central Clearing House (CCH) operators has almost been completed on the Delhi-Mumbai route via Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra. Gadkari said that there can be no fake tolls in the new system and since the data will be recorded so there can be no stealing.

Photos: Cyclone Nilam hits Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh

Devastating cyclone Nilam crossed the Tamil Nadu coast north of Chennai between Mamallapuram and Kalpakkam and later slammed into the Andhra Pradesh cost, leaving 11 people dead and causing some serious damage to property. The cyclone so far has claimed eight lives in Tamil Nadu and three in Andhra Pradesh. Incessant rains throughout the night have thrown normal life into a state of disarray in the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, caused flooding in several parts. The cyclone also pushed the Prathiba Kavery ship from Mumbai to the shore near Elliots Beach. Seventeen people, stranded on the ship, were however later rescued. You can share your pictures of cyclone Nilam on Flickr and we will publish them on Yahoo!.