More international flights from Chandigarh soon, says aviation minister
The aviation ministry is likely to take a call on increasing the number of international flights from Chandigarh Airport after examining technical specifications and details of all types of runways here, civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said.
The decision will be implemented soon after negotiations with Air India and other flight operators, Puri said during a BJP Chandigarh unit executive meeting through video conferencing on Sunday.
This was the first meeting of the state executive after Arun Sood, the newly elected state president of the BJP unit,started his tenure.
Apart from Sood, those present at the meeting were: Prabhat Jha, party in charge of Chandigarh affairs and national vice president; Sanjay Tandon, national council membe;, Chandrashekhar and Rambir Bhatti, state general secretaries and mayor Raj Bala Malik with other state executive members.
Anil Jain, the party’s national general secretary, presided over the last closing session of the meeting.
The state government has allocated ₹2,000 crore for 10 selected cities under the Central government Smart City and ₹210 crore for seven selected cities under State Smart City scheme. Besides, the state government has proposed a budget of ₹1,353.93 crore for the Swachh Bharat Mission to improve cleanliness in cities, while the budget for the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana has been kept at ₹10,127 crore.
Mumbai: Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party president Chandrakant Patil has sparked controversy after for making remarks against Supriya Sule, MP and Nationalist Congress Party leader. Patil asked Sharad Pawar's daughter to “go home and cook” instead of being in politics, drawing sharp reactions from, Congress and Shiv Sena who dubbed him a “misogynist”. Demanding an apology, NCP cadres on Thursday protested against Patil and BJP. Sule's husband also slammed Patil for the remarks.
Mumbai: The Charkop Police on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly duping multiple people to the tune of ₹1.50 crore by luring them with high returns on a weekly basis if they invest in cryptocurrency. In October 2021, Aatish Patil (24), a gym trainer by profession met Jagdish Laadi through one Arpita Dey, whom he used to train at her Charkop residence, where he was shown several presentations by Laadi and he promised a 25% return on his investment within a week.
Mumbai: The Mumbai sessions court has rejected the pre-arrest bail application of a 40-year-old Navi Mumbai resident booked for allegedly making and distributing blood pressure monitors during the Covid-19 pandemic without a license. As per the case registered with Gowandi police, on January 1, complainant a drug inspector, Shubhangi Bhujbal, received a letter from Drugs Controller General India (DCGI) stating that M/s Conceptreneur Ventures Pvt Ltd was manufacturing BP Monitor without a license.
The dry grass alongside the tracks between Dahanu and Gholvad railway stations caught fire on Thursday night in the Down section,officials said. The raging fire was reported at around 20.07 hrs, said tSatyakumar GVL, divisional regional manager, Mumbai division A tender from the Adani Thermal Power Station, Dahanu reached the spot but PWI had already controlled the fire, said Satyakumar and the fire was under control by 20.44 hrs. Train services were not hit, said the official.