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Ships in India soon may run on methanol: Gadkari

Ships in India soon may run on methanol: Gadkari

Oct 03,2017 , 07:13 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Ships in India may soon run on methanol as Centre is drawing up plans in this regard, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.
Understanding the importance of national waterways

Understanding the importance of national waterways

Sep 18,2017 , 10:32 PM IST | Young Hans
As acquisition of land for national and State highways becomes scarce and the cost of construction of roads, flyovers and bridges goes up, the government is now exploring using water as a means of public transportation.With the enactment of the National Waterways Act, 2016, the total number of national waterways is now 111. But providing infrastructure such as jetties, terminals, and navigational
Highway booze ban puts government in a bind

Highway booze ban puts government in a bind

Aug 22,2017 , 11:22 PM IST | Telangana
The State government is caught in a ‘ Catch 22’ situation on the shifting of licensed liquor outlets opened within a periphery of 500 meters on national and state highways. While the outlet dealers were demanding the de-notification on the highways to avoid a negative impact on liquor sales, government feared the maintenance of denotified highways would put a heavy burden on the State exchequer