6,00,000 confirmed coronavirus cases: Over 1 lakh cases in the US and Italy's death toll crossed 9,100
At last count, India had 873 confirmed cases, with around 149 new cases in the last 24 hours.
Beyond political slugfests and SITs cracking down on illegal units, hooch deaths are shockingly regular across India
While the recent hooch tragedy may have catalysed the already charged political landscape of the country, what makes these incidents more poignant is the shocking regularity in which these take place
Nitin Gadkari says crude oil import costing India Rs 7 lakh crore, calls for shift to alternative fuels
Nitin Gadkari said the prime minister has already declared that by 2022 the country will have to reduce the import bill of crude oil by 10 percent.
India endeavours to take the Rs 11,000 crore methanol economy to about Rs 2 lakh crore in five years in a bid to promote cleaner fuel and cut down on the huge crude oil import bills, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said
Country facing 'economic crisis' due to crude imports, says Nitin Gadkari; blames OPEC countries for oil price hike
India is the third largest importer of crude oil and rising international oil prices are inflating domestic transport fuel costs in a strong demand environment.
Govt to exempt EVs, alternative fuel-powered vehicles from permit requirements, says union road minister Nitin Gadkari
We have decided to exempt EVs and all vehicles including autorickshaws, buses, taxis run on alternative fuel like ethanol, biodiesel, CNG, methanol and biofuel, from permit requirements, Nitin Gadkari said.
Methanol is a clean burning drop-in fuel which can replace both petrol and diesel in transportation; and LPG, wood and kerosene in cooking fuel.
Govt plans double decker luxury public transport buses in five routes from Delhi, to run on alternative fuels
The government is looking to revamp public transport through introduction of double decker luxury buses run on alternative fuels, with an aim to curb private vehicle use, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday