Challans worth Rs 577 cr issued since Sept 1
As per information available in the database of the National Informatics Centre (NIC), 38,39,406 traffic challans in 18 states were issued since September 1. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 made with the intention of disciplining road users resulted in increase of traffic penalties by several times.
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Mercedes-Benz ESF 2019: A plug-in hybrid of the future; can it make Indian roads safer?
The experimental vehicle is capable of fully-autonomous driving in many situations.
CG Power draws up plan to work on operations recovery
A recent investigation by the company revealed that nine wrongful transactions, allegedly undertaken by the promoter group led by Gautam Thapar, had caused it a loss of around Rs 3,000 crore. The company is doing a deeper investigation under what it calls ‘Phase 2’, even as the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has referred the case to the SFIO.
Rs 577-crore challans issued so far since rollout of new Motor Vehicles Act: Govt
Tamil Nadu saw the highest number of challans at 14,13,996, While the least number of challans were recorded in Goa at 58. The government recently said it has no information about any state not implementing the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019. However, some states have reduced penalties in accordance with the powers granted to them under the Act.
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NHAI is now giving FASTags free of cost to encourage switch to e-tolling
The road transport and highways ministry had earlier this year announced December 1 as the deadline to switch all toll lanes across national highways in the country to electronic toll collection (ETC). “NHAI has set up point of sale (PoS) on several toll plazas across the country, and they are giving out FASTags free of cost,” Nitin Gadkari said.
ISRO reschedules CARTOSAT 3 launch to November 27
"The launch of PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 scheduled on November 25, 2019 at 0928 hrs is rescheduled to launch on November 27, 2019 at 0928 hrs from Second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota," the space agency said on its Twitter page.
Passenger vehicle retail sales jump 11% in October on festive demand: FADA
According to Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), passenger vehicles (PV) sales stood at 2,23,498 units in October 2018. Two-wheeler sales increased 5 per cent to 13,34,941 units last month as compared with 12,70,261 units in the year-ago period.
Vehicles without FASTags will have to pay twice the toll fee from December 1st
The govt is moving swiftly on the deadline for the plan that seeks to make road travel seamless nationwide.
Toyota to stop selling small diesel vehicles in India post BS VI
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FASTag mandatory for all vehicles from Dec 1: Here's how to buy, activate it
FASTags will become mandatory for all vehicles, private and commercial, from December 1, 2019. These are currently issued by 22 certified banks through various channels such as Point-of-Sale (POS) at National Highway toll plazas and bank branches.
Hotel liable for vehicle theft from parking: SC
A bench of Justices M M Shantanagoudar and Ajay Rastogi upheld the order of National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission directing Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi to pay compensation of Rs 2.8 lakh to a person whose Maruti Zen car was stolen in 1998 from its parking area and held that there was negligence on the part of the hotel management.
State govts apprised on amendments needed in IPC, CPC: Reddy
The Centre has written to all state governments on amendments needed in the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Civil Procedure Code (CPC) to implement the amended Motor Vehicles Act
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