Saudi Arabia partially lifts flight restrictions, allows ’exceptional categories’ to enter and exit the kingdom
Riyadh | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 10:36 AM IST
After a travel curb of six months courtesy the COVID-19 pandemic, Saudi Arabia will partially ease the suspension on international flights from Tuesday while all restrictions on air, land and sea transport for Saudi citizens are expected to end ‘after January 1’ next year
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur and Pramod Giri
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 08:34 PM IST
JEE Main 2020: In all 37,973 students are appearing for JEE (Mains) for which 15 centres have been set up in the state.
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2020 11:37 PM IST
Intra-state and city buses can ply with passengers not more than their seating capacity while inter-state buses can ply as per the agreement with neighbouring states.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com |Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 07:44 PM IST
Before they go online on the platform, driver-partners will be asked to confirm - via a new Go Online Checklist - that they’ve taken certain safety measures and are wearing a face mask. They will also have to upload a selfie wearing a face mask, and Uber’s new technology will verify the identity of the driver.
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2020 07:46 PM IST
The chief minister, who reviewed the plight of migrant labourers at an official meeting on Sunday, directed that no migrant labourers should be seen walking their way to their native places.
Hindustan Times, Hyderbad | By Srinivas Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 08:02 PM IST
Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao fears that resuming passenger train services would lead to a spike in Covid-19 cases across the country.
Livemint, Mumbai | By Swaraj Singh Dhanjal
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2020 06:16 AM IST
In a video-conference with state chief ministers on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested the idea of a lock-in, with industrial, agricultural and construction workers housed in their own work zones.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2020 01:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2020 10:36 PM IST
Points the finger at chief secretary, says he unnecessarily puts objections to the files related to development works
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 09:37 PM IST
The high court bench said it could not interfere in the decision of the state cabinet, as the government had powers to privatize public transport under Section 102 of the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988.
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinavasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 10:03 PM IST
At least 48,000 employees and workers unions of TSRTC had begun an indefinite strike from October 5 across Telangana, demanding RTC’s merger with the government and recruitment to various posts, among others.
Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 02:53 AM IST
While most male commuters I interacted with used words like ‘comfortable’ and ‘convenient’ to describe their experience of travelling on the Rapid Metro, women tended to use the word ‘safe’ instead.
Hindustan Times | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 06:47 PM IST
The odd-even vehicle restriction scheme introduced in Delhi for the first time in January 2016 could reduce pollution levels by just around 2 – 3%, a study done by a team of scientists from IIT-Delhi, IIT-Kanpur, IITM-Pune, CSIR and the TERI, had concluded. Only three pockets in the city – Najafgarh, Shalimar Bagh and Greater Kailash – registered around 8 – 10% in pollution levels.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 08:15 AM IST
The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), is awaiting addition of 4000 new buses and has only received the first lot of 25 new buses so far and the rest are to be added in batches till 2020. It is only a minor addition to its existing fleet of 5454 buses.
PRAYAGRAJ | By Kenneth John
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 07:06 AM IST
The shift in focus on electric vehicles in state will not only cut down on air pollution drastically but also reduce dependency on fossil fuels.
Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 01:56 AM IST
These buses will be rolled out in the next three months. The first 100 buses within a month. Pardeshi, however, accepted that a lot more needed to be done to address dust pollution in the city.
By Kalpana Viswanath
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 08:02 AM IST
It is an issue of concern that women’s work participation in the country is going down. Three out of four women are not in the workforce today and the gender pay gap is 34%.
Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 12:15 AM IST
Such plans evolve and are course-corrected as they are implemented. There is no perfect plan, ever. It’s facile to dismiss Kejriwal as a populist and the plan as a poll gimmick. But a city must begin somewhere
By Amit Bhatt
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 07:54 AM IST
The official rationale behind this move is safety of women. The hypothesis is that getting more women in public transport will improve their safety.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 06:04 AM IST
Subhash Chand, head of traffic engineering and safety division, Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), said the step will be good only in a limited way as it would make women feel safe to some extent, but not comfortable.
By Amit Bhatt
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 07:58 AM IST
The ministry of housing and urban affairs has already launched the ambitious Smart Cities Mission. It is also supporting the development of the Metro rail in a big way.
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sharanya Munsi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2019 02:43 AM IST
Deepak Kumar, who was stranded outside Qutub Minar station for over an hour, said, “I saw DMRC’s tweet that there’s a feeder bus service, but nobody knew where they were; even DMRC officials were unsure.”
Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 08:10 AM IST
At polling booths in sectors such as 69 and 72, located along the Southern Peripheral Road, there were large queues of people early in the day. In Sector 78, there was a large number of voters around noon as well.
Hindustan Times | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 10:10 PM IST
Over 1,088 people were surveyed by the international infrastructure consultant AECOM in Mumbai. This is the first time the survey has included an Indian city.
London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2019 10:04 PM IST
Transport officials in the Midlands have initiated a novel project in Coventry to incentivise people to leave their vehicles at home and use public transport by using ‘credits’ through a new app on travelling in the region.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pawan Dixit
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2019 01:45 PM IST
As part of its election manifesto, the Yogi government has constituted Bundelkhand Development Board and has appointed a chairman, two vice chairmen and 10 members to ensure overall development of seven districts of the region, triggering hopes that the parched lands of Bundelkhand region may see coordinated development activity by the Board in tandem with industry lobby bodies.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 11:16 PM IST
Card will function on ‘One Nation One Card’ model and can be used to make payments across public transport.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shivani Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2019 02:50 PM IST
Multiple agencies — the municipalities, the Delhi government and the ministries of the Union government — control and manage roads, pedestrian facilities, different modes of transport, traffic management, street lights, parking and numerous regulatory functions.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2019 02:09 PM IST
The NDA government spelt out its long-term vision on 10 key dimensions, “Vision for the Next Decade”.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 03:15 PM IST
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