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Confident of achieving 13,814-km highway construction target this fiscal: Road secy

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) is confident of achieving the highways constru…

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Honeywell claims innovative solution to address EV battery fires

US-based consumer technology company Honeywell on Monday said it has created innovative solutions t…

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Govt will not make six airbags mandatory for cars: Nitin Gadkari

The government will not make six airbags mandatory for cars, Union Road Transport and Highways Mini…

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1.68 lakh people died in 4.61 lakh road accidents in 2022: Road Ministry report

A total of 4,61,312 road accidents occurred in 2021, which claimed 1,68,491 lives, while 4,43,366 p…

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Videos appear to show Russia using vulnerable golf cart-style vehicles to transport its troops to attack Ukrainian positions

A video appears to show Russia is using vulnerable golf cart-style vehicles to transport its troops…

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DRDO examines EV fire incidents, finds serious battery defects

According to sources in the know of the matter, these defects occur because the electric two-wheele…

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Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to roll out ₹7,270 crore support programme for 14 states

The centrally-sponsored six-year programme will be implemented in 14 states that are now contrib…

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Indian government announces vehicle scrappage policy, aims to generate 35,000 jobs and attract ₹10,000 crore investment

The vehicle scrappage policy has been in the works since 2015. It provides incentives to owners …

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Road safety body urges withdrawal of notification that makes 6 airbags mandatory in PVs

It is likely to become counterproductive resulting in more severe injuries and deaths if seat be…

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Can you drive a light transport vehicle if you have an LMV licence? SC asks Centre to respond

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Union government if a change in law is warranted on the le…

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Homegrown startup EVTRIC’s electric scooter can go up to 110 kilometres on a single charge, company claims

The scooter can cover a distance of over 110 km on a single charge with two swappable lithium-…

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Hero Electric sells close to 9K EV 2-wheelers in July, tops segment

Hero Electric led the EV two-wheeler segment, selling 8,952 vehicles for the entire month, followed…

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EV manufacturers Ola Electric, Okinawa under fire, Centre sends show cause notice

Alarmed at the unabated EV fire incidents, the Centre has now sent show cause notices to EV manufac…

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Road transport ministry helping needy, poor amid Covid-19 lockdown

"The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has taken up the social responsibility of helping peo…

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Number of road accidents in India rose 12 pc to 4.6 lakh last year; 19 deaths every hour : MoRTH report

"This marks an increase of 11.9% in accidents, 9.4% in fatalities, and 15.3% in injuries comp…

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Uber, Ola hit a speed bump as Indian government caps surge pricing and issues new guidelines

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Government extends validity of motor vehicle documents till September 30

He said the government had earlier on March 30 extended the validity of documents till June 30…

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“You cannot play games", India's top court tells the country's car dealers

FADA had approached the court to extend the registration day to 15 more days, until May-end.…

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SIMPLY PUT: All you need to know about India’s rules for road safety

Over 1.55 lakh lives were lost in road crashes across India just in 2021, says a recent report b…

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322 new projects for 12,413 km road construction sanctioned under 'Bharatmala Pariyojana'

Till August, 2,921 km road has been constructed under the project. The Ministry of Road Trans…