Thursday 13 June 2024

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Infrastructure | Transport

Faleiro's heart cries for private bus lobby

The long-awaited partial nationalisation of bus transport within the state of Goa is on the verge of getting scrapped due to the soft corner the new Congress chief minister Luizinho Faleiro is having to the ... READ

Nationalisation to begin with trunk routes

Swimming against the national tide of privatisation, the Goa government has finally decided to go ahead with nationalisation of three trunk routes of public bus transport in the tourist state, from March next year.The four-month ... READ

BJP stalling Goa's international air port ?

Goa's proposal for an international air port is presently hanging fire, thanks to local BJP leaders' attempts to stall it, probably to safeguard interest of Maharashtra.The site at Mopa, situated on Goa-Maharashtra border along the ... READ

Central committee chooses Mopa for air port

After waiting for over three long years, Goa now hopes to get an international civilian air port of its own, clearing a major hurdle of infrastructure in the tourist state.The central government, in principle, has ... READ

Goa reverses age-old public transport privatisation

While the whole nation is going for privatisation, Goa has decided to nationalise its age-old privatised public transport system in the state, in phases.The cabinet has formally taken a decision in this regard. As a ... READ

Govt. threatens to cancel private bus permits

The six-day old bus operators' strike took a serious turn today with Goa government threatening to cancel permits of all the striking private bus operators, comprising 70 per cent of the state's public transport.Chief minister ... READ

Goa offers to construct Karnataka road on BOT

In order to facilitate the port activity with an inter-state road network, Goa government has decided to construct a highway for the Karnataka government on Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis.It is an inter-state highway ... READ