Mon, Dec 11, 2023
In July, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said the draft notification to mandate the installation of air-conditioning systems in the cabins of trucks has been approved.
Wed, Nov 29, 2023
In an exclusive conversation with ANI, two workers who were trapped in the Silkyara Tunnel talk about their 17-day-long experience trapped in the tunnel. The workers had a sigh of relief after the anxiety-filled initial 24 hours. Vishwajeet Kumar Verma and Subodh Kumar Verma expressed their gratitude to the rescuers and the government as well.
Fri, Nov 24, 2023
Rescue operations at Uttarkashi tunnel collapse site entered Day 13, with trapped workers deemed safe and in good spirits. The mission is already in its final stage with merely a few metres separating rescuers and trapped workers. Former advisor to PMO informed that there will likely be no metallic obstruction for the next 5 meters.
Mon, Mar 19, 2018
The development came days after the AAP leader regretted having accused Akali Dal leader Bikram Majithia of drug trade without evidence. In a letter to Nitin Gadkari, Arvind Kejriwal said he was feeling sorry for making "certain statements, without regard to its verifiability, which seem to have hurt you... "I have nothing personal against you. I regret the same. Let us put the incident behind us and bring the court proceedings to a closure."
Sun, Mar 11, 2018
The concept of roping in equity partners is being explored at a time when NHAI got over-subscription of its maiden bundle of 9 highway projects under toll-operate-transfer (TOT) model that will bring Rs 10,500 crore cash to its kitty
Fri, Mar 09, 2018
The Competition Commission of India had imposed a fine on 10 cement companies and a trade body for price fixing in 2016. ACC Ltd, Ambuja Cements Ltd, Ultratech Cement Ltd and Jaiprakash Associates Ltd were among those which were fined.
Thu, Mar 08, 2018
As many as 16.72 lakh driving licences were found "possible duplicates" after analysing records of 6.70 crore licences, Parliament was informed earlier this week. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari announced that at least one model driving training centre will be set up in each district of state or UT.
Sun, Mar 04, 2018
National Waterways: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said. Parliament in 2016 had given nod to convert 111 rivers across the country into National Waterways, in addition to existing 5 NWs, a move to boost movement of goods and passengers via rivers and expectedly reduce the transportation costs substantially
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates two-day Uttar Pradesh Investors' Summit 2018 in Lucknow today.
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari will launch highways projects worth Rs 873.5 crores in Shimoga district in Karnataka today.
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Gadkari said India is bound to become the hub for automobile industry and the prices were bound to be cheaper as scrap could be used for production of autoparts among other things.
Fri, Feb 02, 2018
Wed, Jan 03, 2018
About 12 shipping projects, including in Kandla and Visakhapatnam ports, have been stuck for long on account of various problems
Thu, Dec 28, 2017
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has asked Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju to explore a regulatory regime for single-engine seaplanes with a view to facilitating introduction of such planes in the country, an official said.
The government is contemplating a `Methanol Economy Fund` to promote indigenously-produced methanol that could substitute 10 per cent of India`s crude oil imports by 2030, thereby reducing its fuel bill by around 30 per cent, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.
Thu, Dec 14, 2017
Foxconn is looking to invest Rs 6,000 crore in India to set up a 200-acre plant in the special economic zone (SEZ) of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) near Mumbai, which will provide employment to nearly 40,000 people, reports ET.
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Gadkari said that geology of every district and region is different and region-wise micro planning is needed, adding that scientists should device economically and technologically viable solutions for water storage and conservation.
Preparing to boost air connectivity to remote and unconnected destinations, Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari requested Japanese firm Setouchi to manufacture seaplanes in the country following the successful trial runs of the firm's aircraft here.
Sat, Dec 02, 2017
Indian High Commissioner to the UK Y K Sinha represented India at the assembly where India secured the second-highest number of votes (144) from member-countries, just after Germany's 146 and ahead of Australia's 143.
Fri, Nov 24, 2017
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today called on Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and told him that the Centre would shortly sanction Rs one lakh crore to the state government for highways and ports projects.
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Now clicking pictures of illegally parked cars can get you a reward of Rs 50.
Sat, Nov 11, 2017
Gadkari announced this at the inauguration of Agrovision Exhibition here today. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who was present on the occasion, performed e-jalpoojan of Nerala Lift Irrigation Scheme and right bank canal of Gosikhurdh Irrigation project.
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