India approves development of new Greenfield Airport in Gujarat

NEW DELHI: India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for the development of Phase I of New Greenfield Airport at Dholera, Gujarat at an estimated cost of Rs. 1305 crore, to be completed within 48 months. The project is being implemented by Dholera International Airport Company […]

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Surat Airport gearing up for holistic development with world-class facilities

NEW DELHI: Surat, the financial capital of Gujarat and hub for diamond and textile business in India, attracts air travelers in large numbers. Considering the magnificent rise in passenger traffic, Airports Authority of India (AAI) is extensively working towards the holistic development of the airport with a project cost of Rs 353 crore. The development […]

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Indian Coast Guard seizes Pakistani boat with heroin worth Rs 300 crore off Gujarat

NEW DELHI: In a joint intelligence-based operation with ATS Gujarat, a Pakistani boat ‘NUH’ has been apprehended by Indian Coast Guard (ICG) off Jakhau, Gujarat with 30 kgs of heroin. Eight Pakistani nationals have also been arrested from the boat. An input was received on April 13, 2021 regarding suspected narcotics trafficking by Pak boat […]

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AAI issues tenders for construction of 1st phase of Dholera airport in Gujarat

NEW DELHI: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday issued tenders for the construction of the first phase of an international airport at Dholera in Gujarat, entailing an investment of Rs 987 crore, according to an official statement. The new facility is being set up in greenfield city under the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) […]

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Gujarat purchases aircraft worth Rs 191 crore for Chief Minister, VIP travel

NEW DELHI: The BJP government in Gujarat has finally purchased a new aircraft worth Rs 191 crore for use by Chief Minister (CM) Vijay Rupani and other dignitaries like Governor and deputy CM, formally wrapping up the delayed procurement process launched five years ago. The swanky two-engine ‘Bombardier Challenger 650’ would be delivered in the […]

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Reliance wins Rs 648 crore contract from AAI to build new airport at Rajkot

NEW DELHI: Reliance Infrastructure (RInra) on Tuesday said the company has bagged a Rs 648 crore contract from the Airport Authority of India to build a new airport at Hirasar, in Rajkot district of Gujarat. The new airport is being constructed near National Highway-8B connecting Ahmedabad and Rajkot, nearly 36 km from the existing Rajkot […]

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