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Madhya Pradesh- All transport vehicles to be checked for illegal ferrying of migrants

The Madhya Pradesh Transport Commissioner issued orders on Wednesday (06/05) to check all inter-state buses and trucks for illegal transport of migrants. This decision was taken after thousands of migrant workers arrived in trucks to Satna from Surat with fake passes. The order states that strict action will be taken against those violating the transport […]

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Diesel price in Delhi increases by Rs. 7.1 per litre

After being stable for around 50 days, diesel price in Delhi went up to Rs. 69.39 per litre today, an increase of Rs. 7.1 per litre from the earlier price of Rs. 62.29 per litre. This is because of the increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) imposed by the Delhi government.

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Koyambedu market emerges as TNs new Covid-19 hotspot

Koyambedu market in Chennai, one of India’s largest for vegetables and fruits, has become the latest Covid-19 hotspot in Tamil Nadu. Authorities are planning to shift the market to suburban Thirumazhisai from Thursday. Truck drivers  visiting the market are advised to be careful.

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Nitin Gadkari on highway development- build more, build faster

Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari wants to build more highways at a fast pace to restart the economy. He said rapid infrastructure development while taking necessary health precautions is very important for economic growth. Inspite of Covid-19 impact, he has plans to build 10,250 km of highways this year, which is slightly more than […]

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Truck drivers told to avoid public interactions in Wayanad

Truck drivers returning to Wayanad from other states have been asked by the District Administration to avoid public interactions. This was after a truck driver returning from Chennai tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday (02/05). The administration is planning to screen truck drivers at Muthanga border check post and ask them to proceed to their […]

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CEAT Tyres campaign salutes truck drivers

CEAT Tyres has developed a short film expressing gratitude to truck drivers for supplying essential commodities amid the Coronavirus lockdown. With the motto “Kuch makaan chalte hain”, the film shows visuals of trucks carrying goods across the country.

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Rapid Covid tests for essential service providers entering Haryana

Haryana has decided to conduct rapid Covid tests on all people entering the State to provide essential goods and services. According to State Home Minister Anil Vij, only those testing negative for Coronavirus will be allowed entry into the State.

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Reliance Foundation provides ration, masks to truck drivers

Reliance Foundation is helping truck drivers carrying essential commodities by distributing dry ration and masks at Reliance Petroleum retail outlets across the country. With drivers facing health risks and many dhabas still closed along highways, this service has been of great help to truck drivers.