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Pass in 8th standard not mandatory to get DL
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Pass in 8th standard not mandatory to get DL

July 28, 2019

Mysuru:  The Central Government has amended the Motor Vehicles Act removing the mandatory clause of a pass in 8th standard to obtain a Driving Licence (DL) for driving autorickshaw, taxi, lorry and other vehicles. MP Pratap Simha has, in a press release, stated that the amendment in Motor Vehicle (MV) Act was tabled by Union…

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MP meets Union Minister

July 25, 2019

In the wake of the recent rains damaging the Madikeri-Mangaluru Highway with a crack developing on the road near Sampaje, Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha submitted a memorandum to Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi yesterday and sought immediate repair of the road along with the construction of a retaining…

No registration fee for e-vehicles
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No registration fee for e-vehicles

June 20, 2019

New Delhi: To boost the use of electric vehicles, the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has decided to exempt battery-operated vehicles from paying registration fees. The Ministry issued a draft notification in this regard and sought comments from the stakeholders. The exemption will be applicable to all categories of e-vehicle like 2, 3…

Linking Cauvery-Godavari to end water disputes : Nitin Gadkari
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Linking Cauvery-Godavari to end water disputes : Nitin Gadkari

January 22, 2019

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh): Here is a solution at sight for the decades-long vexed Cauvery River Water Dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Pondicherry. The Centre will soon take up a major project to link Cauvery in Karnataka and Godavari in Andhra Pradesh that will put an end to the imbroglio. Making an announcement…

Cauvery verdict unfavourable to us, says Deve Gowda
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Cauvery verdict unfavourable to us, says Deve Gowda

February 27, 2018

Bengaluru:  Over ten days after the Supreme Court verdict on the vexed Cauvery dispute, JD(S) patriarch H.D. Deve Gowda yesterday said mere allocation of excess water was not good news for Karnataka as it could neither be diverted beyond the basin nor utilised for crops. He told the media here that though Bengaluru was not…

Yeddy’s chopper denied landing permission
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Yeddy’s chopper denied landing permission

February 19, 2018

Mysuru: The Special Protection Group (SPG) has denied permission for the chopper of BJP State President B.S. Yeddyurappa and Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari to land in Mysuru. Both Gadkari and Yeddyurappa had plans to fly from Shivamogga and arrive at the Lalitha Mahal Helipad at 2.30 pm today to participate in the BJP Rally…

MP R. Dhruvanarayan  meets Union Minister seeking National Highway upgradation
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MP R. Dhruvanarayan meets Union Minister seeking National Highway upgradation

December 21, 2017

New Delhi: Chamarajanagar MP R. Dhruvanarayan met Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari recently and submitted a memorandum seeking upgradation of the National Highway (NH) passing through parts of Mysuru and Chamarajanagar districts. The Union Government has revised the prerequisites for upgrading the existing two-lane NHs into four-lane. According to the revised…

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