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.
Scrappage policy to be out for Public comments by November 15
The policy for voluntary scrapping of old vehicles is expected to spell out disincentives for older vehicles, including manifold increase in re-registration fee of old vehicles. The guidlines issues on October 15th call for formalising the vehicle scrapping market in India which is unorganised at present.
Virgin Hyperloop One claims to offer most energy-efficient system for mass transportation
Hyperloop is an ultramodern, superfast transport project planned to be implemented to link Mumbai and Pune, which are located around 200 km apart.
Driving licence, vehicle papers on DigiLocker or mParivahan at par with original documents: Road Transport Ministry
"If documents are not available on mParivahan or DigiLocker then they will not be treated as legally recognised at par with the original documents," Road Transport Ministry said in a statement.
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.
Unable to understand opposition to new motor law, says Gadkari
Gadkari said he was unable to comprehend why drivers in Delhi were opposing the new law as those who follow traffic rules need not fear and moreover the new Motor Vehicles Act was to save their lives.
Transport strike in Delhi today, likely to choke metro as cab drivers protest hefty fines
41 transporters' unions under the banner of United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) are protesting against the amendments to the MV act.
Motor Vehicles Act: Transport strike in Delhi-NCR today over hefty fines
Transport associations in Delhi and Noida have called for a strike as a protest against the steep hike in penalties for road traffic violati...
Sand dunes to play protector to state’s coastline
The government will build sand dunes on 20 km of shoreline in Uttara Kannada district to protect beaches from rising sea levels, flooding, erosion and encroachment and to provide a wider beach for visitors for recreation, according to officials in the Public Works Ports and Inland Water Transport Department (PWC&WT).
IFC to channel $200mn into Shriram Transport Finance
Shriram Transport Finance is the largest financier of commercial vehicles in India, focused on MSMEs that are economically weak and have limited credit history.
Delhi transport strike: Handful of autos on roads charge up to 200% of the normal fare
In one instance, an auto driver reportedly charged Rs 500 for a distance of 2km. The fares of app-based cabs also surged by three times the usual amount during peak hours.
Share market update: Nifty Financial Services index down; Indiabulls Housing slips 4%
The Nifty Financial Services index was trading 0.14 per cent down at 13,315.50 around 12:14 pm.
Is Nitin Gadkari being sidelined by BJP?
Gadkari did not share a stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s in Nashik last month to mark the end of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s statewide campaign yatra. The 25 rallies that Gadkari held have been within the Vidarbha region.
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