Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept's views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehicles
Like the last two editions of the road-rationing scheme in 2016, the government may exempt all these categories this year as well, sources in the transport department said.
Doubling auto LPG fleet to result in USD 59 bn social, economic and environmental benefits: Study
A new analysis estimates that doubling the global fleet of vehicles run on auto LPG by 2040 can yield Euro 54 billion or USD 59 billion of social, economic and environmental benefits from cleaner air. The results of the analysis were discussed at a global conference of the LPG industry held in Amsterdam recently where experts underlined the potential for LPG.
J&K bars non-local truckers
The killing of non-local labourers and fruit traders has prompted the J&K administration to stop the entry of ‘outsider trucks’ into Shopian district on Sunday, temporarily halting apple transportation.
Constructing product pipeline between India and Myanmar to transport petroleum: Assam industry minister
Patwary said the capacity of two refineries Numaligarh Refinery and Bongaigaon Refinery is augmented following which Indian export petroleum products will be exported to Myanmar.
Transport ministry wants lower GST on hybrid vehicles
This comes after the GST Council slashed the rate for electric vehicles to 5% last month in a bid to boost cleaner sources of mobility.
Delhi set to brace odd-even rule from Monday, Kejriwal urges people to follow it for their kids' sake
Hundreds of teams of Delhi Traffic Police and the transport and revenue departments have been deployed for a strict implementation of the odd-even scheme. Around 400 traffic inspectors and assistant traffic inspectors (ATIs) of the DTC will be deployed in two shifts during the drive. The scheme will not be implemented on November 10 (Sunday).
India's air traffic growth has 'slowed significantly' in 2019, was 1.6 per cent in Sept: IATA
"Growth in domestic India RPKs (revenue passenger kilometres) eased to 1.6 per cent year-on-year, from 4.5 per cent observed in August," said a press release of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). In comparison, Chinese passenger traffic grew by 8.9 per cent and 9.8 per cent in September and August, respectively, as per the IATA.
Kejriwal boards buses to get feedback about free-ride scheme
Over 4.7 lakh women availed pink tickets for free ride on the first day of the women's free-ride scheme. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal boarded the buses to take a feedback from ladies about the same. This is a step taken to empower women in the capital.
Free bus ride scheme might be extended to senior citizens: Kejriwal
Women taking Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster buses were on Tuesday issued pink tickets of face value of Rs 10 by conductors under the scheme.The government will reimburse transporters based on the number of such tickets issued.
Tamil Nadu: 2-yr-old Sujith dies in Trichy after being stuck in borewell for over 80 hours
2-year-old boy Sujith who was trapped in a borewell in Tamil Nadu’s Trichy passed away on October 29. Earlier, TN government official confir...
SC approves nominations of 7 directors to Unitech board
Unitech promoters Sanjay Chandra and his brother Ajay Chandra are currently lodged in Tihar jail for allegedly siphoning off homebuyers' money.
Ravi Gaikwad: Man with a mission
Gaikwad’s involvement with cricket is not new. Growing up in Pune, Gaikwad played at the Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 levels for Maharashtra and went as far as the Ranji camp. However, when the time came to choose between sport and academics, it was the latter that won out, perhaps unsurprisingly.
Draft scrappage policy to be out for feedback by Nov 15
The policy is expected to spell out disincentives for older vehicles, including manifold increase in re-registration fee. A draft notification from the transport ministry proposed that re-registration of internal combustion engine cars be increased to Rs 15,000.
Palaniswami to flag off TN’s e-buses for public transport
Slated for Monday, the event will also mark the first time an electric bus will be used for public transport in Tamil Nadu.
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