“We will float a tender to appoint a consultant for the project. Our in-house consultant, Mumbai JNPT Port Road Company Ltd, too will study the project. As it is at a conceptual stage, we are working on the finer details,” said a senior NHAI official.
We will wait till Tuesday, else summon the airline to our office. We also await completion of investigation by police. We will take the matter to Ministry of Civil Aviation if any lapse on part of the airline is noticed - Rekha Singh, Chairperson, NCW
In July, the High Court cancelled the contracts, prompting the BMC to invite fresh tenders. However, the matter was further delayed when one of the earlier contractors, J Kumar Infra, approached the Supreme Court in this regard.
The lights, officials said, are largely flashed during festive occasions, or during New Year celebrations. “This can be dangerous as it could block pilot’s vision, especially in times of poor visibility,”
The fare between Mumbai and Nanded has been pegged at Rs 2,500. “Flights would operate daily between the airports. The Mumbai-Nanded route was supposed to be inaugurated in May this year when we launched the Nanded-Hyderabad route. However, due to certain technical issues, it was delayed,” said a TruJet official.
The Army has further asked the railways for places where they can store material. The railways would also help the army with cranes and other material. “We will guide them on each count,” the official added.
Parekh, who has been playing billiards for the last 17 years, has bagged two bronze medals at World Billiards Championships, a bronze at Asian Billiards Championships and gold at Asian Billiards Sport Championship.