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Union minister Nitin Gadkari claims coronavirus not natural and came 'from a laboratory': Report
India

Union minister Nitin Gadkari claims coronavirus not natural and came 'from a laboratory': Report

Nitin Gadkari was speaking in the aftermath of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman's announcements for small businesses.

Expect a financial package from govt in 2-3 days, situation 'very bad', says Nitin Gadkari to industry
Business

Expect a financial package from govt in 2-3 days, situation 'very bad', says Nitin Gadkari to industry

Nitin Gadkari said the government stands with the industry but it also needs to understand the government''s limitations.

Dedicated freight corridor to bring down charges by 50%, likely to be operational by next year; DFCCIL to run 120 trains daily
Business

Dedicated freight corridor to bring down charges by 50%, likely to be operational by next year; DFCCIL to run 120 trains daily

The corporation is in talks with the Ministry of Railways that some part of lower freight charges should be passed on to the customers, he said.

Sustainable traffic solutions missing in campaign discourse as Bengaluru eyes one crore vehicles
India

Sustainable traffic solutions missing in campaign discourse as Bengaluru eyes one crore vehicles

Despite poll promises, transport policy and investment remains resolutely oriented towards road building and private vehicles, particularly in Bengaluru, as evidenced by the controversial elevated corridor project championed by the Chief Minister

New vehicle registration, driving licence cards to feature microchip, NFC
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New vehicle registration, driving licence cards to feature microchip, NFC

The centre will go paperless with the registration of the vehicles from 1 October 2019

Now you can carry your vehicle documents on mobile as govt okays digital copies; show through DigiLocker, mParivahan app
Business

Now you can carry your vehicle documents on mobile as govt okays digital copies; show through DigiLocker, mParivahan app

So, from now on, motorists may not be required to carry these documents in hard copy format no

Commerce ministry to soon seek Cabinet nod for national logistics policy for seamless movement of goods across country
Business

Commerce ministry to soon seek Cabinet nod for national logistics policy for seamless movement of goods across country

The proposed policy will also focus on increasing the warehousing capacity, and identify gaps that could be bridged to bring down the cost of logistics for traders.

Union minister Nitin Gadkari to launch development projects worth Rs 3,685.35 cr in Visakhapatnam tomorrow
India

Union minister Nitin Gadkari to launch development projects worth Rs 3,685.35 cr in Visakhapatnam tomorrow

Union minister Nitin Gadkari will launch various development projects under the Sagarmala and Bharatmala projects worth Rs 3,685.35 crore in Visakhapatnam on Friday.

Nikhil Gadkari announces 280 national highway projects; to be completed before 2019 Lok Sabha elections
India

Nikhil Gadkari announces 280 national highway projects; to be completed before 2019 Lok Sabha elections

In addition, there are about 100 projects that are going to be completed by December 2018, he added. The minister said the construction target of NHAI for 2018-19 has also been revised upwards from 5,058 km to 6,000 km.

Economic Survey says India needs $ 4.5 trn to build infrastructure by 2040; can garner $3.9 trn funds itself
Business

Economic Survey says India needs $ 4.5 trn to build infrastructure by 2040; can garner $3.9 trn funds itself

Economic Survey attributes collapse of Public Private Partnership as reason for massive underinvestment in the infrastructure sector

Budget and Beyond: In next decade, road infrastructure in India will be completely transformed, says Nitin Gadkari
Business

Budget and Beyond: In next decade, road infrastructure in India will be completely transformed, says Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari says he needs more money because a lot of land needs to be acquired for ambitious Rs 7.5-lakh crore Sagarmala project

GST hiccups: Why govt deferring e-way bill due to unpreparedness will hurt transport industry
Business

GST hiccups: Why govt deferring e-way bill due to unpreparedness will hurt transport industry

Instead of checkposts, state government inspectors now have mobile vans for inspections of inter-state goods movement, which traders and truckers say has increased bribe payments etc manifold.

Delhi smog: Nitin Gadkari asks officials to take stringent steps to check pollution in road projects
India

Delhi smog: Nitin Gadkari asks officials to take stringent steps to check pollution in road projects

Concerned over hazardous smog engulfing Delhi, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday directed officials of all highway projects to take stringent steps to check pollution.

Truckers' strike: How shoddy GST implementation is wrecking road transport and logistics industry
Business

Truckers' strike: How shoddy GST implementation is wrecking road transport and logistics industry

Truckers should understand that the GST regime, despite its flaws and pitfalls, is the future. They have to upgrade themselves to comply with its various provisions

Nitin Gadkari says over 100 bridges across India are on the verge of collapse
India

Nitin Gadkari says over 100 bridges across India are on the verge of collapse

Over 100 bridges in different parts of the country are on the verge of collapse and need immediate attention, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.

2.5% of road fund to be earmarked for national waterways
Business

2.5% of road fund to be earmarked for national waterways

The proposal also seeks to amend the Act accordingly so as to accommodate national waterways.

Driverless cars will not be allowed in India, they will lead to joblessness, says Nitin Gadkari
Business

Driverless cars will not be allowed in India, they will lead to joblessness, says Nitin Gadkari

The government will focus on training drivers as adequate driving skills can provide employment to about 50 lakh people.

Nitin Gadkari says suitcase, horse-trading strategy was not used to win Goa Assembly polls 2017
Politics

Nitin Gadkari says suitcase, horse-trading strategy was not used to win Goa Assembly polls 2017

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday revealed how the BJP turned its defeat into victory in Goa by working throughout the night to garner the required numbers for forming the government and agreeing to make the then Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar the chief minister.

 Govt to scrap 125 toll plazas by month-end, says Gadkari
Economy

Govt to scrap 125 toll plazas by month-end, says Gadkari

The electronic toll (e-toll) collection system introduced in the country will help save Rs 88,000 crore and cut waiting time at toll plazas significantly, Gadkari said quoting a Transport Corporation of India-IIM Kolkata study.

Giving priority to high traffic density corridors: Centre
India

Giving priority to high traffic density corridors: Centre

Steps taken by the government also include streamlining the process of grant of environment clearances by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, facilitating exit to equity investors to unlock growth capital for utilisation in future projects.