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Airport Authority of India seeks waiver of annual dividend payment for 2021-22 year
India

Airport Authority of India seeks waiver of annual dividend payment for 2021-22 year

AAI, which is in the red mainly after the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, is expected to post a loss of Rs 800-900 crore in 2021-22 fiscal

AAI shows short film on POSCO to sensitise people on sexual offences against children
India

AAI shows short film on POSCO to sensitise people on sexual offences against children

NCPCR chief Priyank Kanungo lauded the efforts made by the AAI and thanked them for supporting the protection of children

Archery World Cup: Indian men's compound trio pumped up after gold medal success in Asian Games year
Sports

Archery World Cup: Indian men's compound trio pumped up after gold medal success in Asian Games year

Indian archery tasted its first international success of the season on Saturday morning when its men’s compound trio of Rajat Chauhan, Abhishek Verma, and Aman Saini defeated France in the final of the Antalya World Cup Stage 1 to claim the gold medal.

Archery World Cup: India men's compound team wins gold medal; beats France in final
Sports

Archery World Cup: India men's compound team wins gold medal; beats France in final

The trio of Rajat Chauhan, Abhishek Verma, and Aman Saini scored a total of 232 out of a possible 240 in response to the European side's 230 to win the final.

Aluminium Association of India seeks PMO intervention as coal supply deteriorates
India

Aluminium Association of India seeks PMO intervention as coal supply deteriorates

AAI's letter has been prompted by a recent ad hoc decision by state-run CIL to further curtail road and rake supplies of coal to the non-power sector, without any advance notice

Airports Authority of India yet to procure single body scanners for over 100 airports
India

Airports Authority of India yet to procure single body scanners for over 100 airports

BCAS had in April 2019 directed 84 hypersensitive and sensitive airports across the country to install body scanners by March 2020, replacing existing door frame metal detectors, hand-held scanners and pat-down searches of passengers

Archery Association of India to organise tournament at SAI centre in Sonepat
Sports

Archery Association of India to organise tournament at SAI centre in Sonepat

"These events are planned with the aims to enhance domestic competition, mass participation and to give an opportunity to the archers of the Northern region," AAI secretary general Pramod Chandurkar said in a release.

Adani Group to take over Guwahati's Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport operations
India

Adani Group to take over Guwahati's Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport operations

The government of India included the Guwahati airport in the group of six airports -- Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Mangalore, Jaipur and Thiruvananthapuram -- set for privatisation for operations, management and development

Jamshedpur to host 40th Senior Archery Nationals at Tata Archery Academy
Sports

Jamshedpur to host 40th Senior Archery Nationals at Tata Archery Academy

The 10-day competition will be organised at the Tata Archery Academy as part of celebrations for the establishment's 25th anniversary.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic-bound Indian archers to miss Stage 2 World Cup in Switzerland due to visa issue
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic-bound Indian archers to miss Stage 2 World Cup in Switzerland due to visa issue

The Indian archers will now directly compete in the Stage 3 World Cup in Paris which will be the last Olympic qualification event for the Indian women's recurve team

Hopeful of privatising Air India in 2020, govt shouldn't be running airports and airlines, says Hardeep Singh Puri
India

Hopeful of privatising Air India in 2020, govt shouldn't be running airports and airlines, says Hardeep Singh Puri

Last Tuesday, the Central government extended by two months the deadline for placing bids for Air India till 30 October

Kerala govt did not qualify in Thiruvananthapuram airport's bidding process, says Hardeep Singh Puri
India

Kerala govt did not qualify in Thiruvananthapuram airport's bidding process, says Hardeep Singh Puri

Puri said that despite special provision of right of first refusal being given to the Kerala govt, the KSIDC could not qualify in the bidding process for the Thiruvananthapuram airport

Union Cabinet approves proposal for leasing out Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram airports
India

Union Cabinet approves proposal for leasing out Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram airports

Adani Enterprises had won the rights to run six airports through PPP model after a competitive bidding process in February 2019

Hardeep Singh Puri says will send proposal for 'further' privatisation of airports to Union Cabinet tomorrow
India

Hardeep Singh Puri says will send proposal for 'further' privatisation of airports to Union Cabinet tomorrow

Last year, airports in Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Guwahati were cleared for operation, management, development through public-private partnership model

Cancellations, confusion continue on Day 2 of domestic operations; 325 departures till 5 pm, flights remain suspended in Bengal
India

Cancellations, confusion continue on Day 2 of domestic operations; 325 departures till 5 pm, flights remain suspended in Bengal

Airports across the country handled 325 departures and 283 arrivals with 41,673 passengers till 5 pm on Tuesday even as flight cancellations continued with passengers facing difficulties

Domestic flights to resume from 25 May: Govt can dictate fare capping to private airlines only if it provides discounts on fuel, other charges
Business

Domestic flights to resume from 25 May: Govt can dictate fare capping to private airlines only if it provides discounts on fuel, other charges

The government will regulate fares and it will be in a fixed range with a minimum and a maximum fare already set for the route. Aviation experts wonder who gave the government advice on this matter.

Baggage sanitisation, thermal screening, Aarogya Setu must except for kids under 14: AAI issues SOPs for airlines, passengers
India

Baggage sanitisation, thermal screening, Aarogya Setu must except for kids under 14: AAI issues SOPs for airlines, passengers

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that needs to be followed by airlines and flyers the day after the government announced that domestic flights would resume from 25 May.

Coronavirus Outbreak: AAI secretary general Pramod Chandurkar manufacturing PPE kits at archery equipment factory
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: AAI secretary general Pramod Chandurkar manufacturing PPE kits at archery equipment factory

Chandurkar, who coached India team to the Asian Cup gold in 1989, also owns a company, Ruth India, which manufactures archery equipment and sportswear

Coronavirus Outbreak: AAI working with Sports Ministry to facilitate treatment of three-time Olympian Limba Ram amidst pandemic
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: AAI working with Sports Ministry to facilitate treatment of three-time Olympian Limba Ram amidst pandemic

Limba Ram has developed swelling in both his legs after his injections could not be administered due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: Archery Association of India to start online lessons for coaches, players during lockdown
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: Archery Association of India to start online lessons for coaches, players during lockdown

There will be a coach development programme and sports science lectures on physiology, biochemistry, strength-conditioning, nutrition and doping among others till 12 May