Narendra Modi reviews Covid-19 related operations by Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria called on Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi today. He briefed the PM on the efforts being undertaken by IAF to help in the Cover-19 related situation. Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria informed the Prime Minister that the IAF has ordered 24×7 readiness of the entire heavy lift fleet and […]

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Narendra Modi uses new Boeing VVIP aircraft for first time on foreign trip

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday went from Delhi to Dhaka on a new custom-made VVIP aircraft, using it for the first time on a foreign journey. The prime minister is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh. India and Bangladesh are currently celebrating the golden jubilee of the 1971 war victory. India had […]

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Indian Air Force to buy 83 Tejas Light Combat aircrafts from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for Rs 45,696 crore

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet met under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today and has approved procurement of 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircrafts and 10 LCA Tejas Mk-1 Trainer aircrafts at the cost of Rs. 45,696 Crore along with Design and Development of Infrastructure sanctions worth Rs.1,202 crore. “The CCS […]

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Naveen Patnaik writes to Narendra Modi, urges him to set up airport in Puri

NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to set up an airport in Puri for promotion of tourism in the state. The state government has identified land for the proposed Sri Jagannath International Airport in the coastal town, he said. Patnaik said the Rath Yatra […]

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Opposition parties criticise privatisation of airports in India

NEW DELHI: Some opposition members in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday accused the government of privatising airports in the name of development and also centralising powers in its hands. Participating in the discussion on ‘The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020’ that seeks to improve India’s aviation safety ratings and provide statutory status to regulatory institutions, including the […]

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Narendra Modi holds a review meeting to discuss Civil Aviation Sector

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi held a comprehensive meeting to review the strategies that could help in making India’s Civil Aviation sector more efficient. It was decided that the Indian Air Space should be effectively used in such a manner that the flying time is reduced benefitting the traveling public and also […]

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India suspends domestic, international flights till May 3

NEW DELHI: Following the address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing the extension of coronavirus lockdown till May 3, all domestic and international flights have been suspended till May 3, the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation has said. “All domestic and international scheduled airlines operations shall remain suspended till11:59pm of 03 May 2020,” the aviation regulator DGCA […]

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GoM approves EoI, share purchase agreement for Air India’s privatisation

NEW DELHI: A Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday approved the Expression of Interest (EoI) as well as the share purchase agreement for Air India’s privatisation, a senior government official said. The EoI and the share purchase agreement would be issued in January itself for the bidders, he […]

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Uttar Pradesh fulfilling Narendra Modi”s dream to make air travel affordable for poor: Yogi Adityanath

NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the state is fulfilling dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make air travel affordable for the poor and has started working on air connectivity. Adityanath was addressing a program at his 5 Kalidas Marg residence here in which farmers handed over certificates of […]

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