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Minimum six airbags made mandatory in vehicles that carry up to eight passengers, says Gadkari
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Minimum six airbags made mandatory in vehicles that carry up to eight passengers, says Gadkari

Road Transport and Highways Minister said his ministry had already mandated the implementation of fitment of the driver airbag with effect from July 1, 2019 and front co-passenger airbag with effect from January 1, 2022.

Positive changes in UP just 'trailer', real film after polls, says Nitin Gadkari
India

Positive changes in UP just 'trailer', real film after polls, says Nitin Gadkari

Taking an apparent dig at rivals Congress and Samajwadi Party, Gadkari said the state doesn't have a government of mother-son or father-son'

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates intelligent transport system on Eastern Peripheral Expressway: How new system will help make travelling easier and safer
India

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates intelligent transport system on Eastern Peripheral Expressway: How new system will help make travelling easier and safer

The state-of-the-art technology will achieve traffic efficiency by minimising traffic problems and can detect any accident and receive alerts to ensure that ambulance reaches the spot within 10-15 minutes

PM Modi lays foundation stone for road projects in Maharashtra temple town Pandharpur
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PM Modi lays foundation stone for road projects in Maharashtra temple town Pandharpur

The prime minister said he wanted to ask for three blessings, trees along walkways along the highways, arrangement for drinking water along the roads, and to make Pandharpur the cleanest pilgrimage site in India

Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for four laning of two major highways in Maharashtra today
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Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for four laning of two major highways in Maharashtra today

The highways will have dedicated walkways for ‘Palkhi’ on either side and will be built at an estimated costs of more than Rs 6,000 crore and Rs 4,000 crore respectively

Centre considers imposing 40 kmph speed limit for motorcycles with child pillion rider
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Centre considers imposing 40 kmph speed limit for motorcycles with child pillion rider

Draft rules limit the speed of the bike to 40 kmph and mandates the wearing of safety gear for the pillion-rider

India's edible oil problem: Oilseeds, instead of palm oil, key to decrease import dependency
India

India's edible oil problem: Oilseeds, instead of palm oil, key to decrease import dependency

With an average requirement of 300 litres of water per tree per day, oil palm plantations are heavy water guzzlers, that result in a huge loss of natural habitat, biodiversity and wildlife

Gadkari to Tesla: Don’t import EVs from China, make in India for domestic and global markets
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Gadkari to Tesla: Don’t import EVs from China, make in India for domestic and global markets

The road transport and highways minister said that he is still in dialogue with Tesla officials regarding the company’s demand related to tax concessions.

Silence of unmusical lambs: A short history of honking in India as Centre mulls new vehicle horns
India

Silence of unmusical lambs: A short history of honking in India as Centre mulls new vehicle horns

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has proposed to bring in a law that promises to curb our innate horniness. And turn Horn Kong—as India is called now—into the Hong Kong of the subcontinent overnight.

Flute, tabla, sitar: Law mandating Indian musical instrument sounds for vehicle horns coming soon
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Flute, tabla, sitar: Law mandating Indian musical instrument sounds for vehicle horns coming soon

Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said once the new law is passed, only sounds of Indian musical instruments will be allowed for vehicle horns in a bid to slash noise pollution.

Abhinav Bindra turns 39: Nitin Gadkari and others send birthday wishes to India's Olympic hero
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Abhinav Bindra turns 39: Nitin Gadkari and others send birthday wishes to India's Olympic hero

As the Indian shooter turns 39 today, wishes from all across the world poured in for India’s Olympic star.

Order to make flex-fuel engines mandatory for all vehicles coming by early 2022: Nitin Gadkari
India

Order to make flex-fuel engines mandatory for all vehicles coming by early 2022: Nitin Gadkari

In a bid to move away from petrol and diesel vehicles, India is pushing for the adoption of flex-fuel vehicles, which will use locally-produced ethanol.

US keen on transferring its capital to India from China, says Nitin Gadkari
India

US keen on transferring its capital to India from China, says Nitin Gadkari

'They want to support us with their technology and capital for the progress and development of India,' said the BJP leader in Nagpur

Emergency landing strips to be developed within 15 days instead of 1.5 years, Nitin Gadkari promises IAF
India

Emergency landing strips to be developed within 15 days instead of 1.5 years, Nitin Gadkari promises IAF

Gadkari and defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday inaugurated a three kilometre emergency landing strip in Barmer on National Highway 925 for IAF aircrafts

IAF's Sukhoi, Jaguar, C-130J land on India's new emergency landing strip on Rajasthan highway
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IAF's Sukhoi, Jaguar, C-130J land on India's new emergency landing strip on Rajasthan highway

The National Highways Authority of India has developed the 3-km section of the Satta-Gandhav stretch of NH-925

Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari to inaugurate emergency landing strip in Rajasthan's Barmer on Thursday
India

Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari to inaugurate emergency landing strip in Rajasthan's Barmer on Thursday

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has developed a 3-km section of Satta-Gandhav stretch of NH-925A, as an emergency landing facility (ELF) for the IAF.

Union ministers inaugurate India's first airstrip on national highway in Barmer
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Union ministers inaugurate India's first airstrip on national highway in Barmer

Over the past few years, IAF has been making efforts to utilise certain stretches of national highways for emergency landings that would allow India to expand its ambit of air power usage

Flex-fuel engines to be made mandatory for automakers in India within six months: Gadkari
India

Flex-fuel engines to be made mandatory for automakers in India within six months: Gadkari

Flex-fuel vehicles will be cost-effective for consumers who are hassled by the high petrol prices, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.

Gadkari urges carmakers to stop ‘production and sale’ of diesel vehicles, switch to alternative fuels
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Gadkari urges carmakers to stop ‘production and sale’ of diesel vehicles, switch to alternative fuels

Speaking at the SIAM annual convention, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said emissions from diesel vehicles can be hazardous to the environment and human health.

Explained: National Automobile Scrappage Policy and what it means for vehicle owners in India
India

Explained: National Automobile Scrappage Policy and what it means for vehicle owners in India

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the National Automobile Scrappage Policy, which aims to the provide a fillip to the country’s automotive industry and bolster road safety.