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Highway construction at around 37 km a day, a record: Gadkari

April 01, 2021 11:13 pm

Nitin Gadkari said the target would be even more in the coming years.

Government makes airbag mandatory for front passenger seat in vehicles

March 06, 2021 12:23 am

A gazette notification regarding mandatory provision of an airbag was issued, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) said.

Why driving test may not be required while applying for licence now

February 06, 2021 4:11 pm

The notification comes as the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is celebrating Road Safety Month from 18 January to 17 February 2021 instead of the National Road Safety Week, which is observed from 11 January to 17th January every year.

About 140 lives lost in 600 road accidents during lockdown: Report

May 06, 2020 11:18 pm

India accounts for one of the highest road crashes fatalities across the globe with annual 5 lakh accidents in which 1.5 lakh people are killed.

No BS-IV vehicle registrations beyond June 2020: Draft rules

December 03, 2017 3:12 pm

The notification said: "New motor vehicles conforming to Emission Standard Bharat Stage-IV, manufactured before April 1, 2020 shall not be registered after June 30, 2020."

No renewal of insurance for vehicles without PUC, says SC

August 10, 2017 1:40 pm

The apex court granted four weeks time to the Centre to ensure that there are functional PUC centres in NCR to ensure that vehicles plying have PUC certificate.

Centre moves NGT for stay on

April 28, 2015 3:09 am

While the NGT bench said it will go through the plea and pass appropriate orders, it reiterated that the government should “come up with at least one solution” to curb pollution.

Calling it a ‘short cut’, Govt says no to banning pvt vehicles older than 15 years

January 07, 2015 2:56 am

The PIL has been filed by activist M C Mehta and senior advocate Harish Salve appears as amicus curiae in the matter.

Kerala government finally decides to develop national highways at 45-meter width

October 24, 2014 1:14 pm

This proposal was not accepted, forcing the state to toe the MORTH directive to develop highways at 45 meters width.

Gymkhana Club split wide open over special induction of VIPs

June 24, 2014 10:44 am

The 38 names were picked from among the huge pile of applications with the club.