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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Defence manufacturing needs to be brought into the chain of Make in India

NEW DELHI: Speaking at the PHDCCI 2nd International Conference on Defence & Security, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, Minister of State for MSME, Government of India said Extensive and valuable contribution of the MSME makes PM Narendra Modi’s vision of Atma Nirbhar Bharat through Make in India a reality. The event witnessed the participation of policymakers, […]

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India’s PM inaugurates new integrated terminal Building at Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Agartala

NEW DELHI:  India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the New Integrated Terminal Building of Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport . Governor of Tripura, Satyadeo Narain Arya, Chief Minister of TripuraBiplab Kumar Deb, Union Ministers  Jyotiraditya Scindia and Pratima Bhoumik were among those present on the occasion. Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said the India […]

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Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of Noida International Airport

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation Stone of Noida International Airport, Uttar Pradesh today. The airport is spread across an area of 5,000 acres and is being developed by Zurich International Airport AG at an estimated cost of Rs 29,560 crores. The Swiss Airport company had won the bid in November, 2019 […]

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Narendra Modi hands over HAL’s LCH to Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday handed over the indigenously developed light combat helicopter (LCH) to the Indian Air Force in Jhansi. The Prime Minister, on the concluding day of ‘Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv’ in Jhansi to celebrate the 193rd birth anniversary of Rani Laxmi Bai, also laid the foundation stone for a […]

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Narendra Modi inaugurates Kushinagar International Airport

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kushinagar International Airport today.Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said that India is the centre of the faith of Buddhist society around the world. He termed the facility of Kushinagar International Airport, launched today as a tribute to their devotion. This region, the Prime Minister said, is witness […]

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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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