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    Nishtha Saluja

    Correspondent, ET

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    Use of mobile phones while driving allowed only for route navigation: Transport Ministry80% local content in Delhi-Meerut RRTSCovid-19: Relief measures extension likely for road sectorBombardier to make entire rolling stock for Delhi-Meerut RRTS in India, says NCRTC Head
    Lok Sabha passes Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020Railway Ministry resorted to "window dressing" for projecting its finances in a better light: CAG reportTatas, L&T, IRCON among 7 infra majors to bid for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train projectIndia Inc has a long wishlist but first wants to know how much govt can spend
    Railway Ministry increases localisation content in Vande Bharat train sets to 75%, floats fresh "indigenous" tenderNo permit required for transport vehicles carrying Oxygen: CentreUser charges on around 700-1,050 Railway Stations to be levied basis projected rise in footfallCovid-19 impact: Indian Railways' traffic revenue till August 2020 declined by 42% over last year
    Indian Railways to operate 20 pairs of clone trains from September 21Government asks private sector to clear payments due to MSMEsRailways boosts vehicles loading to raise modal freight shareRailway Board asks zonal railways to fill up vacancies in electrification projects
    Shipping Ministry establishes dispute redressal portal as ports shift towards landlord modelBring down cost of road construction without compromising on quality: Gadkari to industryOver Rs 10,000 crore released as payments in the last few months: MoRTHRailways making 'serious efforts' to increase its modal share of freight: Piyush Goyal
    Chinese firm among contractors debarred by NHAI for faulty constructionFreight revenue of Indian railways between April-Aug 2020 down nearly 22%Govt could make locally manufactured barges mandatory for coastal & inland waterways movementRailways to operate 80 new trains September 12 onwards
    Govt proposes to make FASTags mandatory in all four wheelers from January 1, 2021Railway Minister Piyush Goyal meets leading courier services to boost Railway freight and parcel servicesRajasthan govt, SVP International Group enter agreement for projects in aviation, defence and textile sectorsRailway ministry expedites monetisation process of heritage railway lines
    Cabinet Appointments committee approves restructuring of rail board, current Chairman named CEOBoosting Waterways: Maritime Vision 2030 likely by OctoberThe Indian economy is set for a V-shaped recovery, says MSME Secretary AK SharmaIndian Railways set to operate more passenger trains, consultations with states on
    NHAI's project award activity during April-August highest in three yearsUser charges to be levied at redeveloped stations will be minimal, says Rail Board ChiefAffordable rental housing complexes included in list of infrastructure sub sectorsZojila Tunnel project awarded to Hyderabad-based Megha Engineering
    Fund of funds for small businesses to be launched soon: MSME secretary AK SharmaFASTag mandatory for availing discount on toll fee: Transport MinistryTransport ministry extends validity of driving licences, other vehicle-related documents till December 31In talks with NIIF for redevelopment of CSMT railway station in Mumbai: IRSDC MD
    Toll collection reaches 87% of pre-covid levels in July, recovery encouraging: ICRAIndigenous content in fresh set of Vande Bharat trains to be increased further: Rail Board ChairmanGovt withdraws tender to procure 44 semi-high Vande Bharat trains; Fresh bids under Make in India soonMegha Engineering emerges as L1 bidder for the strategic Zojila Tunnel in J&K
    Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari calls for reducing road construction cost by 25%KVIC serves legal notice to two firms for using 'Khadi' in their brand nameSanction of projects under PMEGP up 22% over last year: GovernmentAround 30,000 people lost their lives in last three years due to accidents on railway tracks
    User charges for railway stations redeveloped by private companies to be inflation-linked: IRSDC MDADB approves $1 billion loan for construction of Delhi-Meerut RRTSUnion Minister Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stone for 13 highway projects in ManipurNHAI identifies 1,500 km of road projects to boost coastal connectivity
    Centre relaxes tariff for vessels to boost cruise industry, port charges to come down by 60-70%Highway stretches may be offered for as low as Rs 1,500 crore to attract domestic companiesNational Highways Authority of India forms SPV to fund Delhi-Mumbai ExpresswayBOT revamp on cards: To bring investors in, govt may ease exit clause in highways sector
    Govt allows sale and registration of EVs without batteries, move likely to push battery-swappingPrivate companies operating passenger trains have freedom to lease or purchase rolling stock: Railway ministryTrade agreements should be fair and reciprocal: Piyush Goyal on India's growing business sentimentsGovt likely to allow co-op banks to lend under MSME Emergency Credit Guarantee Scheme
    Will have to increase import duties in more sectors to encourage local manufacturing: Nitin GadkariRailways’ freight earnings down 11% in July over last year, month-on-month loading picking upAnnounced in Union Budget 2020, Kisan Rail to begin transport services from FridayNational Highways Authority of India eyes asset monetisation as TOT model skids
    Delhi-Mumbai Eway: India’s national highways building authority and NIIF part waysGovernment working to enable micro finance institution to help smallest of businesses: GadkariDPIIT-led panel to vet GeM vendors from neighbouring countries, restrict Chinese suppliersShipping Ministry waives off waterway usage charges to promote inland waterways
    With occupancy in Special passenger trains at 75%, Railways will not operate additional trains at presentTransport Ministry makes way for use of Hydrogen enriched CNG as an automotive fuelSmall companies' NPAs set to go up, job cuts on the cardsEconomic crisis temporary, India still remains fastest growing economy: Nitin Gadkari
    Gadkari asks Amazon to handhold Indian MSMEs on its platformIndia soon to upgrade ports into industrial hubs as part of Modi's 'atmanirbhar' pushTimeline to introduce private trains pushed to March 2024 to complete infra upgradationCentre urges states to issue minimum freight rates to help struggling transport industry
    India rejects two Chinese companies’ bids on development of Delhi-Mumbai expresswayUnion minister Nitin Gadkari kickstarts 11 highway projects worth Rs 20,000 cr in HaryanaPrivate companies to board redevelopment train to upgrade 150 railway stationsNitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal hold high level meeting to expedite pending infrastructure projects
    Toll road operators weigh arbitration to recover Rs 650 crore from NHAIIndian Railways looks at Re-skilling Manpower, no "net" job loss expected: OfficialsRailways invite request for qualification for private players to operate passenger trainsNew process for MSME registration begins July 1 onwards
    Govt mulling rules to address issue of delayed payments to MSME: Nitin GadkariCovid, China crisis prompt relook at logistics policyI-Squared Capital, GMR among players to apply for station redevelopmentReverse migration begins from UP, Bihar, more passenger trains soon: Chairman Railway Board
    Regular passenger trains further cancelled till August 12Transport ministry scraps bulk data sharing policyLocal over foreign: Govt likely to cancel Chinese firm's bids for Delhi-Mumbai expresswayRail coaches for isolation of Covid-19 patients operationalised
    Norms for employment zones may be eased to woo foreign investorsGovt proposes to defer BS-VI norms for construction equipment vehiclesRailways registering 'steady growth' in freight loading, economic activity picking up: Chairman Railway BoardRailways to terminate Chinese company's contract due to 'poor progress'
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