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Sambra Airport to became more active

Belagavi, Dec 2 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayanth Sinha today inspected Airport at Sambra and said that the Airport has been included under Udaan Scheme and more Airline companies have shown interest to introduce their Air service from here to many important destinations.
He said that more than 10 Aircraft will start flying from this upgraded airport and many Airlines are showing keen interest.
Earlier, participating in the “STEP-2018 National Conclave” organized by Prabudh Bharath at Visweswarayya Technology University (VTU) here he said that Civil Aviation sector is growing very fast and creating lot of job opportunities and turnover of the civil aviation industry has doubled in past four years and reached Rs 1.8 lakh crores which is the turnover of railways and telecom sector as well.
Replying to a question by participants, he said that his ministry is taking initiative for using biofuel, especially the ethanol in the civil aviation sector which is clean and cost effective.
Lok Sabha member Suresh Angadi appealed to the minister to set up a Cargo Centre since Belagavi is Education and Industrial Hub and famous for Floriculture, Agriculture. Cargo facility will help farmers to export their produces.
Airport Authority of India (AAI) officials including Airport Director Rajeshkumar Mourya , MLA Anil Benake and others were present.
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AIPF urges Govt: to oppose Hydrocarbon scheme

20 May 2019 | 5:32 PM

Puducherry, May 20 (UNI) All India People’s Forum (AIPF) here on Monday urged the administration to oppose the Hydrocarbon scheme by all means and not to provide any cooperation in it.

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TN govt committed on release of Rajiv assassination case convicts

TN govt committed on release of Rajiv assassination case convicts

20 May 2019 | 5:00 PM

Salem, May 20 (UNI) The Tamil Nadu government was committed to the
release of all the seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination
case and exuded confidence that Governor Banwarilal Purohit would take
a decision on the matter, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said on

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BJP youth wing organise agitation in Puducherry

20 May 2019 | 4:21 PM

Puducherry, May 20 (UNI) The youth wing volunteers of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday held a demonstration at Avvai thidal Saram here.

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Arvind Kumar launches Smart Parking, EV charging facilities at Metro station

Arvind Kumar launches Smart Parking, EV charging facilities at Metro station

20 May 2019 | 3:43 PM

Hyderabad, May 20 (UNI) Municipal Administration and Urban Development Principal Secretary Aravind Kumar has launched Smart Parking and EV (Electronic Vehicle) Charging Facilities at Metro station here on Monday.

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IIT-Madras/CCBR new centre inaugurated

20 May 2019 | 3:35 PM

Chennai, May 20 (UNI) The new premises of Center for Computational Brain
Research (CCBR), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, was inaugurated
on Monday here.

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