Simultaneously, it has started a review of all model concession agreements — the legal contract that forms the basis of the public-private partnership — across four key infrastructure sectors: airports, ports, electricity and railways.
This assumes significance given that on August 31 last year, the Adani Group signed another deal to acquire a controlling interest in the country’s second largest airport, in Mumbai — the Airports Authority of India cleared that takeover on January 12.
The first consignment of 2.64 lakh doses of the vaccine took off for Delhi on a SpiceJet flight soon after 8 am, landing in the national capital a little before 10 am. A GoAir flight to Chennai and an Air India flight to Ahmedabad followed.
The first flight carrying Serum Institute of India’s Covishield vaccine was SpiceJet’s SG8937 that left for Delhi carrying 34 boxes weighing 1,088 kg — just after 8 am on Tuesday. Shortly after the SpiceJet flight departed, GoAir’s flight G8-904 left for Chennai from Pune.
Besides informing the Educational Testing Service about the rise in fraudulent activities, the Indian franchisee has written to the Ministry of Education and Niti Aayog highlighting the ‘moral’ aspect of using unfair means and its impact on student’ quality.
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's guidelines, all passengers arriving from the UK must undergo mandatory RT-PCR testing for Covid19 at airports and those testing negative can proceed for a 14-day home quarantine.
Of the 21 countries that curbed Web access last year, as per a report by the UK-based privacy and security research firm Top10VPN, the economic impact seen in India was more than double the combined cost for the next 20 countries in the list.
India-UK Flights resume: The Civil Aviation Ministry announced Friday that flights from the UK will resume on January 8 in a staggered manner. Which flights will resume? What do passengers arriving in India from the UK need to do?
“The transfer of the land, which is currently owned by the IAF, to Pune airport has been a longstanding demand of the AAI. They have asked for a land exchange, and AAI has finalised the plan for this,” a senior government official said.
India bans flights from UK: According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the government has decided that all flights originating from the UK to India will be suspended from 11.59 pm December 22 till 11.59 pm on December 31.
Given that Future Retail failed to stop Amazon from presenting itself to the various government bodies and regulators, the e-commerce giant will be allowed to make its case, mainly on the basis of the arbitration award.
DANIEL BIRCHER, CEO of Zurich Airport International Asia and CMD of Yamuna International Airport Pvt Ltd told The Indian Express in an interview that the company was conducting passenger profile studies to identify the needs of travellers from a north Indian background.