"Harsh" steps needed to check air pollution in Delhi: NGT

The National Green Tribunal today said that air pollution in the capital needs to be dealt with "harsh" steps, and asked the authorities concerned to consider hike in parking, vehicle registration fees and congestion charges.

Mahindra Transport Excellence Awards 2014: Into the life of a truck driver

A special programme on Mahindra Transport Excellence Awards 2014.

NGT prohibits vehicles older than 15 yrs to ply on Delhi roads

In a path-breaking initiative,the National Green Tribunal on Friday directed holding of a meeting of stakeholders in its conference hall to devise modalities for implementation of its order banning plying of vehicles which are more than 15 years old on the city roads.

Banning 15-yr-old vehicles: NGT to hold meet to implement order

In a path-breaking initiative,the National Green Tribunal on Friday directed holding of a meeting of stakeholders in its conference hall to devise modalities for implementation of its order banning plying of vehicles which are more than 15 years old on the city roads.

CSE welcomes NGT stand on old vehicles, seeks strict compliance

Welcoming the NGT's verdict of not permitting vehicles which are more than 15 years old to ply on the city roads, a research and advocacy group on Thursday said the green tribunal should also assess the effectiveness in meeting clean air targets and increase higher degree of stringency.

Vehicles more than 15 years old not permitted to ply in Delhi: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has passed the order that all the petrol and diesel vehicles older than 15 years would not be permitted to ply on the national capital's road.

Vehicles older than 15 years not to ply in Delhi: NGT
Vehicles older than 15 years not to ply in Delhi: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has passed the order that all the petrol and diesel vehicles older than 15 years would not be permitted to ply on the national capital's road.

More than 15-year-old vehicles not permitted to ply in Delhi: NGT

Dismayed at increasing air pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal Wednesday held that all vehicles which were more than 15 years old would not be permitted to ply on the city roads.

Delhi govt puts ban on purchase of new vehicles for officials

 As part of an austerity measure, the Delhi government has imposed a ban on purchase of new vehicles for all officials, including those of civic bodies in the city, until the old ones complete their required life cycles.

11 mn vehicles taken off road, factories shut in China for APEC
11 mn vehicles taken off road, factories shut in China for APEC

 At least 11.7 million vehicles were taken off roads and 10,000 factories shut as part of an initiative by Chinese government to ensure an eco-friendly Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit.

SC complex `choking` with vehicles, Centre directed to find solution

Parking woes have hit the Supreme Court which today asked the Centre to find a solution to the problem, saying its premises were "choked" with heavy traffic.

Court seeks government view on using eco-friendly engine

The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments on a scientist`s plea seeking permission to fit his invention -- an eco-friendly fuel-cell auto engine -- in vehicles plying on a commercial basis here.

3 vehicles stolen in Delhi in every hour

Delhi seems to have become a haven for auto lifters with three vehicles being stolen every hour in the national capital.

Telangana begins vehicles registration with `TS` code

The transport department in Telangana Wednesday started registration of new motor vehicles with "TS" code allotted to the new state.

China to take 6 mn vehicles off roads to ease pollution

Smog-hit China plans to remove 6 million vehicles that do not meet emission standards off the roads this year, in a bid to reduce air pollution in the world`s largest auto market.

Coming soon, nimbler robots that can zip past obstacles at 35mph

One of the reasons why self-driving cars and mini-helicopters are not delivering online purchases is that autonomous vehicles tend not to perform well under pressure.

Naxals burnt down 417 vehicles in 25 years in Gadchiroli

Naxals in Gadchiroli district of east Maharashtra have burnt down as many as 417 vehicles, collectively worth over Rs 15 crore, in last 25 years as part of their anti-establishment operations, police said today.

Delhi HC orders vehicle checks for pollution

The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government and traffic police to come up with a "special checking drive" in the capital to ensure that all vehicles carry a valid pollution under control certificate.

Four `VIPs` held in Goa for using red beacons on cars

Four people impersonating as VIPs were arrested Monday for flaunting red beacons on their vehicles in Goa.

Vehicles fall into river in China: Four killed, seven missing

At least four people were killed and seven others went missing after a bus and a car fell into a river in southwest China.