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The Economic Times
Government mulls phasing out 15-year-old trucks, busesis of the view that people won't retire their old trucks and buses unless the s
Government mulls phasing out 15-year-old trucks, buses
The Economic Times / Posted 15 hours ago
is of the view that people won't retire their old trucks and buses unless the scheme is made mandatory . Sources said the transport ministry pointed out how the overall revenue collection in the form of excise tax would be approximately Rs 18,000... Read more
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The Economic Times
Make scrapping of old heavy vehicles compulsory: Finance Ministryconsumption by new vehicles will help save nearly `7,000 crore in oil import,"
Make scrapping of old heavy vehicles compulsory: Finance Ministry
The Economic Times / Posted 19 hours ago
consumption by new vehicles will help save nearly `7,000 crore in oil import," said a concept note on the policy floated by transport ministry. The policy recommends complete excise exemption for state transport buses to encourage public transport... Read more
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The Hindu
Protecting Good Samaritans: on road accidents in Indiavictims. In January 2016, a Standard Operating Procedure to make these guidelin
Protecting Good Samaritans: on road accidents in India
The Hindu / Posted 23 hours ago
victims. In January 2016, a Standard Operating Procedure to make these guidelines work was introduced. Now, the Union Road Transport Ministry has added a significant clause under which a Good Samaritan’s affidavit will have the legal force of a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Dipuo Peters urges Prasa to shut down contracts probethe case, she’s not in a position to stop this investigation.” Molefe has been
Dipuo Peters urges Prasa to shut down contracts probe
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
the case, she’s not in a position to stop this investigation.” Molefe has been quoted as saying he is considering a responsive response to the minister. The transport ministry is expected to release a statement soon. (Edited by Zamangwane Sh... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Audi recalls A8 models in South Korea due to stalling problemSEOUL: Audi is recalling 1,534 A8 cars in South Korea due to a stalling problem
Audi recalls A8 models in South Korea due to stalling problem
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SEOUL: Audi is recalling 1,534 A8 cars in South Korea due to a stalling problem, the transport ministry said on Wednesday, adding it was the first country where the German carmaker was recalling the model for such a defect. The Volkswagen division... Read more
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Times of Malta
Cyclists face a very Maltese problem - no parkingincrease the number of bicycle racks and enact laws to protect them from being
Cyclists face a very Maltese problem - no parking
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
increase the number of bicycle racks and enact laws to protect them from being obstructed. Instead, a spokeswoman for the Transport Ministry said that the locations chosen for the existing cycle racks were safe, unobstructed by parked vehicles and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
$2.7 Billion Deal to Renew Busiest Road Sealedand Zambia with access to the Indian Ocean ports of Durban and Richards Bay in
$2.7 Billion Deal to Renew Busiest Road Sealed
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and Zambia with access to the Indian Ocean ports of Durban and Richards Bay in South Africa. According to Zimbabwe's transport ministry, a feasibility study completed in June 2013 established that $1,3 billion would be required for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Politics Behind Lucrative Chinese Infrastructure Dealsthe good technical arguments aside, it is an open secret that major political u
The Politics Behind Lucrative Chinese Infrastructure Deals
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the good technical arguments aside, it is an open secret that major political undercurrents explain the decision by the Transport ministry. At play are intense subterranean factional fights among the political elite over opportunities to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Financial disagreement delays railwayof China's National Development and Reform Commission, in the 12th Sino-Thai ra
Financial disagreement delays railway
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
of China's National Development and Reform Commission, in the 12th Sino-Thai railway negotiation in Bangkok in July. (Transport Ministry photo) The first 3.5 kilometres of the Sino-Thai railway from Bangkok to the lower Northeast will not... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
$2.7bln deal sealed for Hre-Chirundu roadand Zambia with access to the Indian Ocean ports of Durban and Richards Bay in
$2.7bln deal sealed for Hre-Chirundu road
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
and Zambia with access to the Indian Ocean ports of Durban and Richards Bay in South Africa. According to Zimbabwe’s transport ministry, a feasibility study completed in June 2013 established that $1,3 billion would be required for the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Department urged to hurry rail land projectspeed in planning for the regime's projected four high-speed train lines. (Phot
Department urged to hurry rail land project
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
speed in planning for the regime's projected four high-speed train lines. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill) The Transport Ministry is being urged to speed up the drafting of land development plans associated with the planned four... Read more
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Rappler
Death toll from Indonesia boat accident rises to 15were taken to hospital in critical condition. Rescuers retrieved 10 bodies at
Death toll from Indonesia boat accident rises to 15
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
were taken to hospital in critical condition. Rescuers retrieved 10 bodies at the weekend and found the final 5 on Monday, transport ministry spokesman Hemi Pramuraharjo said. The journey on the small craft fitted with an outboard was supposed to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Death toll from Indonesia boat accident rises to 15taken to hospital in critical condition. Rescuers retrieved 10 bodies at the w
Death toll from Indonesia boat accident rises to 15
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
taken to hospital in critical condition. Rescuers retrieved 10 bodies at the weekend and found the final five on Monday, transport ministry spokesman Hemi Pramuraharjo said. The journey on the small craft fitted with an outboard was supposed to... Read more
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CTV News
Typhoon Mindulle shuts Tokyo's Narita airport control towerat 2:20 p.m. after the controllers left the tower when wind speeds reached 126
Typhoon Mindulle shuts Tokyo's Narita airport control tower
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
at 2:20 p.m. after the controllers left the tower when wind speeds reached 126 kilometres (78 miles) per hour, said a Transport Ministry official at the airport who would give only his surname, Matsumoto. The airport reopened around an hour... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mortars Land At Transport Ministry BuildingSeveral mortar shells landed near the headquarters of Somalia's transport minis
Mortars Land At Transport Ministry Building
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Several mortar shells landed near the headquarters of Somalia's transport ministry in Mogadishu on Sunday, hours after two blasts occurred in Galkayo. The mortars are said to have struck residential areas near the ministry's compound, with reports... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Typhoon Mindulle shuts Tokyo’s Narita airport control towerat 2:20 p.m. after the controllers left the tower when wind speeds reached 126
Typhoon Mindulle shuts Tokyo’s Narita airport control tower
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
at 2:20 p.m. after the controllers left the tower when wind speeds reached 126 kilometers (78 miles) per hour, said a Transport Ministry official at the airport who would give only his surname, Matsumoto. The airport reopened around an hour... Read more
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Japan Today
Narita air traffic controllers briefly abandon tower due to typhoon ‹ Japan Todaywas closed at 2:20 p.m. after the controllers left the tower when wind speeds r
Narita air traffic controllers briefly abandon tower due to typhoon ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
was closed at 2:20 p.m. after the controllers left the tower when wind speeds reached 126 kilometers per hour, said a Transport Ministry official at the airport who would give only his surname, Matsumoto. The airport reopened around an hour... Read more
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The News & Observer
Typhoon Mindulle shuts Tokyo's Narita airport control towerat 2:20 p.m. after the controllers left the tower when wind speeds reached 126
Typhoon Mindulle shuts Tokyo's Narita airport control tower
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
at 2:20 p.m. after the controllers left the tower when wind speeds reached 126 kilometers (78 miles) per hour, said a Transport Ministry official at the airport who would give only his surname, Matsumoto. The airport reopened around an hour... Read more
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Mashable
Uber facing massive $6.3 million bill in back taxes in Taiwandown on them. Local taxi unions have also been lobbying hard for the governmen
Uber facing massive $6.3 million bill in back taxes in Taiwan
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
down on them. Local taxi unions have also been lobbying hard for the government to stop Uber and other ride-sharing firms. The country's transport ministry estimated in March that around 3,000 private car owners were still working as Uber dri... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
A1 commuters heading for Amsterdam warned of long delaysjunction, and the jam had stretched to six kilometres by 7am. There is also hea
A1 commuters heading for Amsterdam warned of long delays
DutchNews.nl / Posted 3 days ago
junction, and the jam had stretched to six kilometres by 7am. There is also heavy traffic on alternative routes. Transport ministry road officials do not expect the A1 to be fully open until at least 15.00. The problems happened at the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Where is the consultation?in their top-down leadership styles Due to lack of space, and for the sake of
Where is the consultation?
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
in their top-down leadership styles Due to lack of space, and for the sake of consistency, all examples involve the Transport Ministry/Transport Malta combination. These cases also involve democratically-elected local councils which,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
East-West ferry to run by 2020study of the project. The study is due to be wrapped up by December this year.
East-West ferry to run by 2020
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
study of the project. The study is due to be wrapped up by December this year. The project will then be proposed to the Transport Ministry, which will then seek cabinet approval for a budget to construct ports for the project, Mr Suriya... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mexico-U.S air transport deal begins in bid to boost competitionthat aims to boost competition in the passenger and freight sectors came into f
Mexico-U.S air transport deal begins in bid to boost competition
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
that aims to boost competition in the passenger and freight sectors came into force on Sunday, Mexico's Communications and Transport Ministry said. The deal, which modifies a 1960 agreement, would open new passenger routes for airlines to fly... Read more
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Reuters
Mexico-U.S air transport deal begins in bid to boost competitionthat aims to boost competition in the passenger and freight sectors came into f
Mexico-U.S air transport deal begins in bid to boost competition
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
that aims to boost competition in the passenger and freight sectors came into force on Sunday, Mexico's Communications and Transport Ministry said. The deal, which modifies a 1960 agreement, would open new passenger routes for airlines to fly... Read more
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iol.co.za
Violent tow-truck turf war kicks into overdrivetow operators and law enforcement officers across the board, from SAPS, to Metr
Violent tow-truck turf war kicks into overdrive
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
tow operators and law enforcement officers across the board, from SAPS, to Metro Police, to Traffic,” he wrote. The Transport Ministry had not responded to queries by the time of publication. A response to Pel from a chief director in the... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
CAAT director gets the bootleadership at the CAAT would also stall the issuing of CAAT licences and seriou
CAAT director gets the boot
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
leadership at the CAAT would also stall the issuing of CAAT licences and seriously affect their business. A source at the Transport Ministry said Mr Chula had already played an important role in efforts to prepare a report that will be submitted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Airlines Chase Government Over National Airline Deala month's time from today." When asked which airlines have shown interest to p
10 Airlines Chase Government Over National Airline Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
a month's time from today." When asked which airlines have shown interest to partner government the chief director of the transport ministry Twumasi Ankrah Selby admitted that Ethiopian Airlines and locally owned airline African World Airlines... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
CAAT director gets the bootleadership at the CAAT would also stall the issuing of CAAT licences and seriou
CAAT director gets the boot
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
leadership at the CAAT would also stall the issuing of CAAT licences and seriously affect their business. A source at the Transport Ministry said Mr Chula had already played an important role in efforts to prepare a report that will be submitted... Read more
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The Economic Times
Road ministry will tell states to make licensing of e-rickshaws easierfor e-rickshaws. According to some estimates, there are already over 4 million
Road ministry will tell states to make licensing of e-rickshaws easier
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
for e-rickshaws. According to some estimates, there are already over 4 million e-rickshaws in the country. A senior transport ministry official said the proposed notification has been sent to the law ministry for vetting. The roads ministry... Read more
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The Economic Times
53,700 vehicles registered across country every dayis within common man's reach and the transport cost per kilometre is less than
53,700 vehicles registered across country every day
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
is within common man's reach and the transport cost per kilometre is less than what is charged by buses," said a transport ministry official said. Urban transport expert N Ranganathan said the situation is expected to get worse as the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Scrapping old car for new ones may give excise relief24 to seek a reduction in excise duty on new cars to half the regular rate for
Scrapping old car for new ones may give excise relief
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
24 to seek a reduction in excise duty on new cars to half the regular rate for those scrapping their old vehicles, a senior transport ministry official told ET. Under the proposed Voluntary Vehicular Fleet Modernisation Policy (V-VMP), vehicles... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Report of SGR Phase 2 Cancellation Inaccuratemean the tender has been cancelled assuring the public that the actual construc
Report of SGR Phase 2 Cancellation Inaccurate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
mean the tender has been cancelled assuring the public that the actual construction should begin after September 26. The Transport Ministry only learnt of the issue last week after reports that some of the workers had been attacked by the locals... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Slovakia's coalition party splits; rebels will support governmenttogether Slovaks and the ethnic Hungarian minority. Political analysts say the
Slovakia's coalition party splits; rebels will support government
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
together Slovaks and the ethnic Hungarian minority. Political analysts say the departure may lead to a shakeup at the transport ministry because Siet, now left with only two lawmakers, may lose the power to nominate a minister. Siet has been... Read more
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iafrica.com
US ban on Indonesian airlines endshave continued since 2007, including the loss of 162 lives aboard an AirAsia fl
US ban on Indonesian airlines ends
iafrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
have continued since 2007, including the loss of 162 lives aboard an AirAsia flight in late 2014. But in a letter to the transport ministry, the FAA said Indonesia's efforts to improve its oversight system had resulted in "positive findings"... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Indonesia airlines cleared to fly to UShave continued since 2007, including the loss of 162 lives aboard an AirAsia fl
Indonesia airlines cleared to fly to US
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
have continued since 2007, including the loss of 162 lives aboard an AirAsia flight in late 2014. But in a letter to the transport ministry, the FAA said Indonesia's efforts to improve its oversight system had resulted in "positive findings"... Read more
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Rappler
Indonesia airlines cleared to fly to UShave continued since 2007, including the loss of 162 lives aboard an AirAsia fl
Indonesia airlines cleared to fly to US
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
have continued since 2007, including the loss of 162 lives aboard an AirAsia flight in late 2014. But in a letter to the transport ministry, the FAA said Indonesia's efforts to improve its oversight system had resulted in "positive findings"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
130 Drivers Arrested On Masaka Roadthe media at police headquarters. The traffic police in partnership with Ugand
130 Drivers Arrested On Masaka Road
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
the media at police headquarters. The traffic police in partnership with Uganda National Roads Authority and Works and Transport Ministry last week launched an operation code named Fika Salaama (arrive safely) aimed at promoting safety on the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Indonesia airlines cleared to fly to USban The restrictions followed a series of accidents including fatal crashes by
Indonesia airlines cleared to fly to US
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
ban The restrictions followed a series of accidents including fatal crashes by state-owned Garuda. But in a letter to the transport ministry, the FAA said Indonesia's efforts to improve its oversight system had resulted in "positive findings"... Read more
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The Manila Times
Indonesia airlines cleared to fly to UShave continued since 2007, including the loss of 162 lives aboard an AirAsia fl
Indonesia airlines cleared to fly to US
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
have continued since 2007, including the loss of 162 lives aboard an AirAsia flight in late 2014. But in a letter to the transport ministry, the FAA said Indonesia’s efforts to improve its oversight system had resulted in “positive findings”... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia airlines cleared to fly to UShave continued since 2007, including the loss of 162 lives aboard an AirAsia fl
Indonesia airlines cleared to fly to US
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
have continued since 2007, including the loss of 162 lives aboard an AirAsia flight in late 2014. But in a letter to the transport ministry, the FAA said Indonesia's efforts to improve its oversight system had resulted in "positive findings"... Read more
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The Economic Times
Cities choked, but 90% of Indians don't own vehicleto improve their efficiency. Those bringing reforms and doing well will get in
Cities choked, but 90% of Indians don't own vehicle
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
to improve their efficiency. Those bringing reforms and doing well will get incentive of more funds," a source from the transport ministry said. Records show that the share of buses in the total number of vehicles has decreased from 10% in 1951... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ministry mulls taxi fare hikeThe Transport Ministry will consider approving a 5% increase on taxi fares by t
Ministry mulls taxi fare hike
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
The Transport Ministry will consider approving a 5% increase on taxi fares by this year, Deputy Transport Minister Ormsin Chivapruck said. In 2014, the ministry agreed to raise taxi fares by 13%. However, it only granted an 8% increase, holding back... Read more
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dna
Single ticket system all set to be rolled out in city: Maha CM Devendra Fadnavistrain and bus services and introduce a single ticketing system. Various departm
Single ticket system all set to be rolled out in city: Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis
dna / Posted 10 days ago
train and bus services and introduce a single ticketing system. Various departments are also working with the Central transport ministry to develop a business case for integrated ticketing," Fadnavis said. UMMTA was proactively chased by the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Golden Bay water park: 'We had no idea it was happening', says Mellieħa mayoreffect this will have on this natural gem,” he said. Mr Buttigieg was contacte
Golden Bay water park: 'We had no idea it was happening', says Mellieħa mayor
Times of Malta / Posted 12 days ago
effect this will have on this natural gem,” he said. Mr Buttigieg was contacted for his reaction to proposals made by the Transport Ministry to establish a floating water fun park at Golden Bay, similar to that at Għadira Bay in Mellieħa. “We... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Few passengers use fast lane service at Tokyo airportairport four months after Tokyo's main gateway became the first Japanese airpor
Few passengers use fast lane service at Tokyo airport
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
airport four months after Tokyo's main gateway became the first Japanese airport to introduce the service, the Transport Ministry and the airport operator said Saturday. The average number of daily users stands at 10 after the airport... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
NCPO takes drastic action to cut trafficmonument. They'll spend less time to travel and the fares," deputy Transport Mi
NCPO takes drastic action to cut traffic
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
monument. They'll spend less time to travel and the fares," deputy Transport Minister Ormsin Chivapruck, who has asked the Transport Ministry to calculate new fare rates. The new parking for passenger vans, which has been jointly backed by both... Read more
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Japan Today
31st anniversary of JAL jumbo jet crash observed ‹ Japan Todayimproper repairs to the rear bulkhead seven years earlier. In 1988, local poli
31st anniversary of JAL jumbo jet crash observed ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 12 days ago
improper repairs to the rear bulkhead seven years earlier. In 1988, local police served papers on 20 people from JAL, the transport ministry and Boeing on suspicion of professional negligence resulting in death and injury. But prosecutors decided... Read more
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The Economic Times
Centre to provide medical insurance to road accident victimswho get injured in road crashes so that they are not deprived of immediate medi
Centre to provide medical insurance to road accident victims
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
who get injured in road crashes so that they are not deprived of immediate medical care. In a significant move, the road transport ministry in its proposed amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act has provisioned for a fund that will ensure free... Read more
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BBC News
Russian airlines resume passenger flights to Turkeypassenger flights to Turkey, after a temporary suspension in the wake of the fa
Russian airlines resume passenger flights to Turkey
BBC News / Posted 13 days ago
passenger flights to Turkey, after a temporary suspension in the wake of the failed coup in Turkey was lifted by Russia's transport ministry. The ministry lifted restrictions "after receiving assurances from the Turkish side on urgent measures... Read more
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Japan Today
U.S. urged Boeing to cooperate in 1985 JAL jet crash criminal probe: ex-official ‹ Japan Todaywhich covers the prefecture, tried to charge everyone on the list that also inc
U.S. urged Boeing to cooperate in 1985 JAL jet crash criminal probe: ex-official ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 13 days ago
which covers the prefecture, tried to charge everyone on the list that also included 16 others from JAL and the Japanese transport ministry. Japanese prosecutors traveled to Washington in May 1989 to negotiate for face-to-face querying of the... Read more
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