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May 28, 2016, 17:20 PM IST

Electric transport policy on anvil for hilly terrains

A new electric transport policy is on the anvil for hilly terrains of the country including in Himachal Pradesh and North Eastern states, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said. 

May 01, 2016, 15:45 PM IST

India poised for a quantum leap in infrastructure, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India is set to take a quantum leap in infrastructure and the government is committed to strengthening it.

Mar 04, 2016, 13:03 PM IST

Euro VI fuel to be in metros before 2020: Gadkari

Euro VI compliant fuel may be introduced in metros much ahead of the April 1, 2020 deadline, ensuring that Delhi is accorded topmost priority in the rollout plan, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said.

Feb 21, 2016, 11:43 AM IST

Truckers threaten to continue strike, govt refuses to budge

Demanding scrapping of the existing toll system and one-time payment of taxes and simplification of TDS procedure, truckers proceeded on an indefinite strike on Thursday morning.

Oct 02, 2015, 08:42 AM IST

Truckers oppose toll system, go on nationwide strike

Lakhs of trucks kept off the roads on Thursday as transporters went on a nationwide strike called by the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) to oppose the toll system.

Oct 01, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

India's longest road tunnel to open for traffic next year

India's longest road tunnel, being built on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, will be opened for general traffic in July next year and would reduce the distance between the two cities by 30 kms.

Jul 12, 2015, 18:07 PM IST

PM Modi reviews performance of national highways programme

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari were also present at the meeting, an official statement said on Thursday.

Jul 02, 2015, 22:30 PM IST

Govt plans to build 30 kms a day roads in two years: Gadkari

"We want to build 30 kms of road in the next two years," Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said while replying to a question during Question Hour.

Mar 09, 2015, 15:43 PM IST

NHIDCL to work on Rs 34,300 cr projects in first tranche: Gadkari

He said NHICL, on the lines of NHAI, will expedite projects mainly in North Eastern regions and strategic areas like in parts sharing international borders to boost economic activities besides job creations.

Jan 28, 2015, 15:01 PM IST