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Ensure smooth movement of trucks with essentials: Nitin Gadkari tells states

Nitin Gadkari pulled up the states for delaying the clearances and said nearly 3.5 lakh trucks were stuck because of it at inter-state borders, officials aware of the matter said.
Nitin Gadkari told the ministers that they need to intervene in such matters and ensure resolution of issues through the local and district administrations. (HT PHOTO)
Nitin Gadkari told the ministers that they need to intervene in such matters and ensure resolution of issues through the local and district administrations. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 29, 2020 01:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Tiimes, New Delhi | ByAnisha Dutta

11% of world’s road accident deaths take place in India, says Nitin Gadkari

He made the comments on Wednesday while addressing the ‘3rd High-Level Global Conference on Road Safety for Achieving Global Goals 2030’ in Stockholm which was attended by 1,700 delegates from 140 countries.
Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that 11 per cent of deaths in the world due to road accidents take place in India alone.(HT Photo)
Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that 11 per cent of deaths in the world due to road accidents take place in India alone.(HT Photo)
Published on Feb 21, 2020 10:50 PM IST
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Stockholm (Sweden) | ByAsian News International

Finland elects youngest-ever prime minister

Sanna Marin narrowly won Sunday’s vote to replace outgoing leader Antti Rinne, who resigned on Tuesday after losing the confidence of the coalition partner Centre Party over his handling of a postal strike.
Sanna Marin narrowly won Sunday’s vote to replace outgoing leader Antti Rinne(via REUTERS)
Sanna Marin narrowly won Sunday’s vote to replace outgoing leader Antti Rinne(via REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 09, 2019 08:13 AM IST
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Helsinki | ByAgence France-Presse

‘What’s Rs 100?’: Nitin Gadkari on protests against steep traffic fines

This comes in the backdrop of a statewide protest by transport union in New Delhi against hefty fines implemented under the act.
The Motor Vehicles Amendment Act, 2019 was supported by transport ministers of around 20 states, even those who have opposed the act, and was passed after a lot of consultation, Gadkari added.
The Motor Vehicles Amendment Act, 2019 was supported by transport ministers of around 20 states, even those who have opposed the act, and was passed after a lot of consultation, Gadkari added.
Updated on Jul 01, 2020 10:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnisha Dutta

Opposition wants Goa CM to declare a holiday and hold higher traffic penalties till the pothole-ridden roads are fixed

Congress party has opposed implementing the new Motors Vehicles Act in Goa till the time the condition of the alleged potholes-peppered roads is improved.
The Opposition in Goa, the Congress alleges potholes and bad roads make it difficult for motorists to follow traffic rules.(HT Photo, Representative)
The Opposition in Goa, the Congress alleges potholes and bad roads make it difficult for motorists to follow traffic rules.(HT Photo, Representative)
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 04:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

Ethiopian Airlines ‘believes in’ Boeing despite crash, says CEO

It was the second disaster for the 737 MAX 8 since the October crash of an Indonesian Lion Air Jet that killed all 189 passengers and crew. Aviation regulators responded by grounding the model around the world.
Ethiopia’s transport minister has said clear similarities exist between the two crashes based on an analysis of black box data, without giving further details.(Reuters/ representative Image)
Ethiopia’s transport minister has said clear similarities exist between the two crashes based on an analysis of black box data, without giving further details.(Reuters/ representative Image)
Updated on Mar 25, 2019 03:08 PM IST
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Addis Ababa | ByAgence France-Presse

Auto fares in Delhi likely to be hiked by 14.3%

On Sunday, auto-rickshaw unions said the panel’s recommendation is not in sync with the promise made by the AAP government last year.
Auto-rickshaw fares in the national Capital could go up by as much as 14.3%, (Photo by Arijit Sen / Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
Auto-rickshaw fares in the national Capital could go up by as much as 14.3%, (Photo by Arijit Sen / Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 04, 2019 09:06 AM IST
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New Delhi | BySweta Goswami

‘Players are fighting with each other’: Arjuna Ranatunga says Sri Lanka heading for World Cup disaster

Ranatunga, who is currently Sri Lanka’s transport minister, is preparing a new bid to take charge of Sri Lanka Cricket.
File image: Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal (R) speaks with coach Chandika Hathurusingha during a practice session.(AFP)
File image: Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal (R) speaks with coach Chandika Hathurusingha during a practice session.(AFP)
Updated on Feb 01, 2019 04:52 PM IST
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Colombo | ByAFP

‘Misquoted’: Nitin Gadkari seeks to clarify ‘leadership’ remarks, blames media

Union minister Nitin Gadkari’s comments had raised eyebrows in the political corridors as came in the backdrop of the BJP’s defeats in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhatisgarh assembly elections two weeks ago. The remarks were perceived as a stand against the party’s central leadership.
A day after he was reported saying that leadership should take responsibility for defeat in politics, Union transport minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari on Sunday stated he had been misquoted.(HT File Photo)
A day after he was reported saying that leadership should take responsibility for defeat in politics, Union transport minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari on Sunday stated he had been misquoted.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 24, 2018 07:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent, Mumbai

Haryana Roadways strike: Major showdown today as other unions join stir

Services relating to power, education, civic bodies and health are set to be hit with umbrella body of employees’ unions going on mass casual leave.
Haryana Roadways buses parked at the bus stand in Rohtak on Thursday as the employees’ strike entered the 10th consecutive day on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Haryana Roadways buses parked at the bus stand in Rohtak on Thursday as the employees’ strike entered the 10th consecutive day on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 26, 2018 10:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Delhi Minister Kailash Gahlot raided, CM Arvind Kejriwal hits out at Centre

Tax officials are learnt to be carrying out searches at 16 locations linked to the transport minister in Delhi and Gurugram.
Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot(Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)
Delhi transport minister Kailash Gahlot(Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 10, 2018 12:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySweta Goswami

Replace ‘negligent’ transport minister: Punjab roadways employees

Union convener Mangat Khan said the roadways employees are suffering due to the rigid and harsh attitude of the transport minister and Punjab government.
Members of Punjab Roadway Employees’ Joint Action Committee during the protest at Jalandhar on Thursday.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)
Members of Punjab Roadway Employees’ Joint Action Committee during the protest at Jalandhar on Thursday.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)
Updated on Sep 13, 2018 11:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | ByHT Correspondent

Over 3,500 private buses to go off road in Himachal from Monday

The bus operators are demanding to hike the minimum fare from 3 to 10 per person, on par with their counterparts in Punjab and Haryana.
Demanding hike in the fare,the bus operators say they are not in a position to repay their loans under their current financial situation.(HT PHOTO)
Demanding hike in the fare,the bus operators say they are not in a position to repay their loans under their current financial situation.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 09, 2018 09:07 AM IST
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Press Trust of India, Dharamshala | ByPress Trust of India, Dharamshala

Around 30 dead as bridge collapses in Genoa, says Italian minister

The disaster occurred on a highway that connects Italy to France and other vacation resorts on the eve of a major Italian holiday on Wednesday.
The Morandi motorway bridge is seen from a distance after a section collapsed earlier in Genoa on August 14, 2018.(AFP Photo)
The Morandi motorway bridge is seen from a distance after a section collapsed earlier in Genoa on August 14, 2018.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Aug 14, 2018 11:52 PM IST
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Genoa | ByAFP
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