Monday 20 May 2024

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Infrastructure | Transport

Modi promises Zuari briidge & Sagar Mala benefits

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has floated an idea of Sagar Mala for the development of coastal states and promised a new Zuari bridge, while laying foundation stone for a third Mandovi bridge. READ

Fly Goa-Bangalore @ Rs 450, but there is a catch

The price war among low-cost carriers may make fares nosedive further after Asia's biggest budget carrier, Malaysian-based Air Asia, started operations in India today. READ

Goa-Mumbai steamer hangs in fire once again

Goa government's three-year-old proposal for a passenger ship service connecting the coastal state to Mumbai through sea route has been hanging fire due to lack of interest shown by the concerned department, a senior official ... READ

KTC taking over Pvt bus transport opposed

Private bus operators here have strongly opposed Goa government's move to run their vehicles on contract basis through the state-run corporation, alleging that it was "a ploy to finish" their business. READ

Domestic airlines loss crosses 10 K Cr

The domestic airlines industry is estimated to have posted losses to the tune of over Rs 10,000 crore in the previous fiscal, nearly 18 per cent down from a year ago, according to a report. READ

No heavy vehicles on Goa-Mumbai NH for 4 days

Anticipating heavy traffic on the Mumbai-Goa highway (NH17) over the weekend as citizens will head for Konkan for Ganpati festival, the RTO has decided to ban entry of trucks and heavy goods vehicle (16 tonnes ... READ

Subsidy to pvt buses on anvil

Goa government is working on a proposal to provide subsidy to private transporters, who complained that they suffered losses ever since the state-run Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC) introduced subsidised pass system. READ

Mah to invite bids for Goa-Mumbai water route

Maharashtra government today said it would soon float tenders for a Mumbai-Goa water transport project. READ

Goa-Mumbai steamer to restart in 3 months

Twenty-two years after its last voyage the Mumbai-Goa steamer service will set sail once again, with Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and his Maharashtra counterpart Prthviraj Chauhan keen on relaunching the service. READ

Be a Smita, if denied half ticket

Smita Chodnekar, a student of Chowgule College, gave a fitting reply to a private bus conductor, who denied 50 per cent bus concession to the students. READ