Thursday 01 June 2023

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Infrastructure | Transport

Digambar-Parrikar's green signal for exising NH 4A alignment

The ruling and opposition parties have unanimously resolved a major issue on the national highway expansion – to stick to the alignment proposed by the National Highway Authority. READ

2-3 wheelers to be exempted from NH toll

In a major relief to the commuters, Goa chief minister Digamber Kamat on Tuesday said two and three wheelers will be exempted from paying the toll once national highway is expanded in the state. READ

Goa may have country's first airbus

Goa is planning to have a first airbus in the country.As a pilot project, the state government here has given green signal to Aerobus India Inc, a subsidiary of US-based OCS Inc, for a passenger ... READ

Sleeper coach buses in a dock

Sleeper coach buses, one of the attraction for the tourists travelling down to Goa, are in deep trouble. The state has banned all the vehicles, plying to Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore.Panic-struck bus owners, after detaining ... READ

Bike riders oppose helmets

Motorcycle pilots - a unique feature of Goa who provide motorcycle taxis to carry a single person - are in trouble with a high court directive to strictly implement the rule of wearing helmet for ... READ

Goa floats Infra Dev Corporation

Goa has decided to float a government-owned company, the Infrastructure Development Corporation, in order to clear a major bottleneck in the development of the tourist state.Though a fully government enterprise, the corporation would take up ... READ

Pvt buses not to hike fares ?

Unlike transport operators all over the country, Goa's public transport operators have decided not to hike the bus fare in spite of a steep hike in petroleum prices.The government however feels that the fare hike ... READ

Air India to bring back past glory with a foreign partner

The civil aviation ministry has decided to involve a foreign partner to run Air India more efficiently by increasing its equity participation, in order to bring back the past glory of the corporation.Civil aviation minister ... READ

Mopa controversy continues despite central nod

The centre has approved an international airport in Goa, but not to the satisfaction of the ruling coalition in the tourist state here of which the Bharatiya Janata Party is a major component.The announcement from ... READ

Will Goa own Dabolim naval air port ?

With no possibility of an international air port coming up in Goa in near future, the Goa government is trying hard to get the existing naval air port transferred back to the state, to use ... READ