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Last updated: Dec 18 2018 24:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India’s first military flight using Blended Bio-Jet Fuel Flown by IAF 18.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
On 17 December 2018, Experimental Test Pilots and Test Engineer from IAF’s premier testing establishment ASTE, flew India’s first military flight using blended bio-jet fuel on the An-32 transport aircraft.
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Cabinet approves construction of New 4 - Lane Bridge (Parallel to the Existing MG Setu) with its approaches from km 0/0 to km 14/500 across river Ganga on NH-19 at Patna in the State of Bihar on EPC Mode 18.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, approved the project for construction of a 5.634 km long new 4 - lane bridge across river Ganga, just 38 meters on upstream side of the existing MG Setu, along with approaches from km 0/0 to km 14/500 on NH-19 at Patna in the State of Bihar with a capital cost of Rs. 2926.
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Incentives to Industries in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and North Eastern States 17.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Twenty-one projects are under implementation or have been completed in the States of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and North Eastern States including six projects in the States of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Mizoram and Tripura.
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Practice ‘Educate and Enforce’ to promote safe driving: Vice President 16.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has advised to practice ‘Educate and Enforce’ to promote safe driving and avoid road accidents. He was addressing the gathering at an event to flag off the Car Rally for Parliamentarians organized by the Constitution Club of India to promote awareness on road safety, here today.
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President of India Lays Foundation Stone of Kevadia Railway Station in Narmada, Gujarat 15.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, laid the foundation stone of the Kevadia Railway Station in district Narmada, Gujarat today (December 15, 2018). Earlier in the day, the President visited the Statue of Unity and paid his respects to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary.
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Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) working to facilitate safe passenger movement for Kumbh-Mela 15.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has been working hard towards facilitating safe passenger movements for Kumbh-Mela 2019 Kumbh-Mela is scheduled to be held at Sangam, Prayagraj (Allahabad) from 15.01.
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Bihar's capital Patna on board the game-changing container cargo circuit on Inland Waterways 15.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Patna witnessed  a new landmark in India’s Inland Water Transport (IWT) sector with 16 TEUs of container cargo (equivalent to 16 truckloads) belonging to food giants PepsiCo India and Emami Agrotech Ltd from Kolkata reaching the city’s Gaighat IWT terminal on river Ganga late evening on Friday.
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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to dedicate Raebareli-Fatehpur-Banda section of NH-232 to the nation this week 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation the Raebareli-Fatehpur-Banda section of NH-232 at an event in Raebareli on Sunday, the 16th of December. The 133 km project has been completed at a cost of about Rs 558 crore.
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Year End Review- 2018: Cabinet & CCEA 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
03 Jan 2018   Cabinet gives approval to the Approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during 10-13 December 2017   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Note submitted by the Department of Commerce and approved the approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December 2017.
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Shri Mansukh Mandaviya  says DPR initiated to  assess techno-economic feasibility of navigation on Allahabad-Delhi stretch of River Yamuna 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya informed Lok Sabha in response to a question on Allahabad-Delhi Shipping services yesterday, that the work of preparation of DPR to assess the techno-economic feasibility of navigation on NW-110 (River Yamuna from Jagatpurwhich is 6 Km. upstream of Wazirabad Barrage in Delhi to the confluence of Yamuna and Ganga rivers at Sangamin  Allahabad) has been initiated.
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Shri Mansukh Mandaviya informs about scheme to prevent collision of ships off Indian coast 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizers,informed Lok Sabha in reply to a question yesterday thatit is proposed to establish a Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) in order to prevent collision between ships /Indian merchant vessels and fishing vessels off the Indian coast.
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Shri Mansukh Mandaviya reiterates rules for Black Film and Bumper Guard on cars 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya informed Lok Sabha in a written reply yesterday that the  Supreme Court has prohibited pasting of any material/ films of any Visible Light Transmission (VLT), on the safety glasses of any vehicle and has directed police authorities that they should not only challan the offenders but also ensure that the black or any other film or material passed on the safety glasses are removed forthwith.
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Year End Review 2018 – Ministry of Shipping 13.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The year 2018 has been a significant one for the Ministry of Shipping. Bolstered by progressive policy interventions like amendment of Model Concession Agreement, revision of tariff guidelines and the various steps taken towards facilitating Ease of Doing Business, the major ports kept up their impressive performance of the past four years in terms of capacity addition and improvement of efficiency parameters.
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Amenities on National Highways 13.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
NHAI is constructing Highway Nests (Mini) at toll plazas for convenience of highway users for their safe and comfortable journey. It has provision of kiosks for sale of dry snacks, tea and coffee vending machine and water ATM etc. In addition, there is a provision of Ladies and Gents toilets at Toll plazas of NHAI for convenience of Highway users.
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Vehicles on Alternative Fuels 13.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
To promote alternate fuels and to bring down pollution levels across the country, Government has taken proactive steps to promote environment friendly vehicles which are innovative, ushering in proactive use of natural resources.
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Dhubri-Phulbari Bridge Over Brahmaputra 13.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The DPR for construction of  Dhubri-Phulbari Bridge over river Brahmaputra has been finalized. The proposal is in the process of being evaluated by the Public Investment Board (PIB).As it is  a 20 Km long bridge project with navigational span of 12.625 Km, a detailed investigation of soil and hydrology of the area was required to be carried out before finalization of the DPR. The project is being funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and loan agreement has been signed in October, 2018.
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Maintenance of Roads Under PMGSY 13.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Maintenance of rural roads constructed under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) is the responsibility of the State Government. As per programme guidelines, State Governments are required to undertake the maintenance of the entire Core Network, particularly the road works constructed/upgraded under the PMGSY.
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Shri Nitin Gadkari flags off first container mainline vessel at Tuticorin 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Shipping and Road Transport & Highways and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation flagged off the first container mainline vessel from VoC Port (Tuticorin Port) along with Shri Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Chief Minister, Tamil Nadu.
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FAME-India Scheme 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In order to promote manufacturing of electric and hybrid vehicle technology and to ensure sustainable growth of the same, Department of Heavy Industry is implementing FAME-India Scheme- Phase-I [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India] from 1st April 2015.
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Year End Review 2018-NITI Aayog 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
INITIATIVES AND PROGRAMMES: (i)   Measuring performance and ranking States on outcomes in critical sectors With emphasis on outcomes, NITI finalized indices to measure incremental annual outcomes in critical social sectors like health, education, water and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
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