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In Pics: Trucks, school buses stay off roads as All-India Motor Transport Congress announces strike on July 20 20.7.2018 DNA: Top News
The nationwide indefinite strike called by transporters received a mixed response on its first day, but the apex body of truckers said it would continue with its bandh call till it gets "concrete assurances" from the government on its demands. The All-India Motor Transport Congress core committee chairman Bal Malkit Singh said about 50-60 per cent of the overall 93 lakh trucks, which are affiliated to the apex body are off the roads, and expressed confidence that more will join as the day progresses. The strike seemed to be more effective in the financial capital and Maharashtra with a larger proportion of trucks staying off the roads starting from 6 am, when the bandh began. "There are trucks which are on their way to dhabas, petrol pumps or yards where the drivers will go and park them during the strike," Singh said. He said the body, which had last minute meetings with senior government functionaries, including Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, decided to continue with its strike as it did not get any ...
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Truck Operators Strike To Continue Till Government Meets Demands 20.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The nationwide indefinite strike called by transporters received a mixed response on its first day, but the apex body of truckers said it would continue with its bandh call till it gets "concrete...
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Transporters Strike: Nearly 16 lakh commercial vehicles off the road in Maharashtra 20.7.2018 DNA: India
Supply of essential commodities, industrial and consumers goods to Mumbai and rest of Maharashtra are expected to hit as the nationwide indefinite strike called by the All India Transport Congress (AITC) began since 6 am on Friday. Nearly 16 commercial vehicles from Maharashtra are off the road of which daily movement of 60,000 vehicles in and outside Mumbai is reportedly impacted. Already, private school bus contractors, a section of water tanker suppliers and private tourist buses have also joined the strike. Mumbaikars, who received a major respite after milk farmers ended their protest late on Thursday, will have to be equipped to deal with the situation arising out of an indefinite strike by transport unions. Transport unions across the country have resorted to indefinite strike over a slew of demands, including slashing diesel prices and highway tolls. The nationwide daily loss due to truckers strike is estimated at Rs 4,000 crore. AITC core committee chairman Bal Malkit Singh told DNA,'' Strike is ...
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Tripura-Chittagong connectivity on the right track: Chief Minister 20.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Tripura-Chittagong connectivity on the right track: Chief Minister
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Truck Operators Begin Nationwide Indefinite Strike From Today 20.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Millions of truckers from across the country are set to go on an indefinite strike from today, demanding a slew of actions from government, including lowering diesel prices and toll fees, a union...
Transporters call for nation-wide strike: The what and why of protests 20.7.2018 Zee News : India National
High fuel prices and repeatedly stopping at toll plazas are some of the things transport organisations in the country are protesting against.
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Nationwide chakka jam as school, private buses join tempo strike today 20.7.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) has called for a nationwide 'chakka jam' on Friday to kick off an indefinite strike to protest rising diesel prices, among other things. Private buses, school buses, interstate buses and tempos will also stay off roads as the State Bus and Company Owner's Association (SBCOA) puts its weight behind the agitation, which will see participation from around 93 lakh truckers. The strike begins at 6 am and is likely to affect businesses and industries the most, and result in a hike in commodity prices. Delivery of parcels will also be affected. Transport operators are also demanding abolition of highway toll, TDS and some other taxes, and reduction in third party insurance. They also want a national permit for tourist buses. The All India Confederation of Goods Vehicle Owners Association (ACOGOA) had called a strike on the same issues on June 18, but received poor response. "The government is not taking our demands seriously," said Bal Malkit Singh, chairman of ...
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All-India Motor Transport Congress to have nation-wide strike tomorrow over redressal of e-Way bill 19.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Mumbai Bus Malak Sangathana, the umbrella organisation, under which Mumbai's schoolbuses operate has pledged support to the one-day token agitation by all tourist bus and tourist car operators on July 20. In a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, the Maharashtra school and company bus owner's association have made a series of demands, including bringing fuel under the purview of the goods and service tax (GST). They have also demanded that school buses be exempted from paying toll at toll points around Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra. Earlier, the All-India Motor Transport Congress had announced a nation-wide strike on July 20 asking redressal of issues such as the e-Way bill, which has “crippled the transport operations”. The move comes after the Madhya Pradesh High Court upheld a fine of Rs 1.32 crore imposed on a company for errors in the e-Way bill. The state tax department had imposed the fine, under Section 122 of SGST Act as the company failed to furnish full ...
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At least 16 killed as bus falls into 250-metre-deep gorge in Uttarakhand 19.7.2018 Zee News : States
There were 25 people onboard the bus when the accident took place.
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Ten killed as bus plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand 19.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Dehradun, At least 10 people were killed and nine others injured when a bus plunged into a 250-metre deep gorge near Kirgani in Uttarakhand’s Tehri district on Thursday.Official sources said that the Uttarakhand State road Transport Corporation bus was carrying 25 passengers. Kandekhal and Chamba police rushed to the spot and launched rescue and relief operations.Senior […]
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10 killed, 9 injured as bus falls into 250-metre-deep gorge in Uttarakhand 19.7.2018 Zee News : States
There were 25 people onboard the bus when the accident took place.
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Evacuation of two pro-Assad Syrian villages complete - Ikhbariya TV 19.7.2018 Reuters: World News
The evacuation of all civilians from two loyalist Syrian villages that were besieged by rebels in the northwest is complete, Syria's Ikhbariya television said on Thursday.
Evacuation of two pro-Assad Syrian villages complete 19.7.2018 Reuters: World News
The evacuation of thousands of people from two loyalist Syrian villages that were besieged by rebels in the northwest is complete, state media said on Thursday, with the government expected to release hundreds of detainees in return.
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PHOTOS: Why Venezuelans are commuting on cargo trucks 19.7.2018 Rediff: News
Public buses have gradually disappeared due to scarce or prohibitively expensive tires, motor oil, batteries and spare parts.
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Walmart and Microsoft team up to take on Amazon 19.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
Walmart said it was entering into a strategic partnership with Microsoft on "digital transformation" for the onetime retail industry leader. The move is aimed at helping Walmart compete better against Amazon, which is taking a growing share of retail sales in the United States and globally. The two firms said the partnership was focused on using artificial intelligence and other technology tools to help manage costs, expand operations and innovate faster. "Walmart's commitment to technology is centered around creating incredibly convenient ways for customers to shop and empowering associates to do their best work," said Walmart chief executive Doug McMillon, Walmart CEO. Microsoft's business cloud computing platform known as Azure will help Walmart manage operations ranging from refrigeration and air conditioning to improving its supply chain and transportation. "The world's leading companies run on our cloud, and I'm thrilled to partner with Walmart to accelerate their digital transformation with ...
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Evacuation of two pro-Assad Syrian villages under way 19.7.2018 Reuters: World News
An evacuation began overnight of thousands of people from two loyalist Syrian villages that are besieged by rebels in the northwest, a war monitor said, with the government expected to release hundreds of detainees in return.
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Evacuation of two pro-Assad Syrian villages underway 19.7.2018 Reuters: World News
An evacuation began overnight of thousands of people from two loyalist Syrian villages that are besieged by rebels in the northwest, a war monitor said, with the government expected to release hundreds of detainees in return.
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S&P 500 climbs to over five-month high on strong earnings 19.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
The S&P 500 rose to its highest in more than five months and the Dow climbed for a fifth session on Wednesday as solid earnings boosted financial and industrial stocks and reinforced expectations for a strong second-quarter reporting ...
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Transport Rules 18.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Editorial
The State Government demanding the Motor Vehicles Act implemented the rules regarding driving license registration of vehicles and licenses to bus conductors and drivers. Till now the regulation and licences were sent to parties by post and there were reports that inordinate delay in the dispatch and also element of bribery to secure early posting. […]
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Government increases maximum load capacity for trucks 18.7.2018 Sify Finance
The government has decided to increase the maximum load carrying capacity of all new heavy vehicles by 20-25 per cent, Road Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.
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