The boy told police team, that he was inspired by the Bhojpuri film, ‘Train se Pakistan’, in which there a scene of a phone call was threatening to blow-up an airport.
As the rooftop of the Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower has been blown away, affecting very high frequency (VHF) antennas at the rooftop, the ministry said that alternate ATC arrangements have been made at the airport.
The extremely severe cyclonic storm made landfall at around 8 a.m. in Puri but thanks to enough advance warning, about 11 lakh people had already been evacuated from vulnerable and low-lying areas of at least 11 coastal districts by Thursday.
An estimated 10,000 villages and 52 towns in Odisha will be hit by the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm Fani, which is approaching India's eastern coast and is expected to make landfall south of Puri tomorrow.
The passenger carrying the leopard cub has been handed over to Tamil Nadu Forest department for further action.
Asserting that rapid infrastructure growth has ushered in transformative changes, Goyal said, "India is the fastest highway developer in the whole world" with 27 km of highways being built every day.
The airport has 49 airlines operating from it, including eight domestic, 28 international and 13 cargo airlines, with an average of 300 arrivals and departures each daily.
Indian Railways is planning to seal stations just like airports and passengers are expected to arrive 15-20 minutes before scheduled departure of trains to complete the process of security checks.
In 2016, the AAI had issued a circular asking airports under its control to make public announcements in the local language followed by Hindi and English.
Two people have been arrested in connection with the "criminal use of drones" at London Gatwick Airport, police said on Saturday.
Passengers, who faced delays and diversions after the devices were seen near a runway, were warned disruption could continue into Thursday.
Currently, the airports being managed under the PPP model include Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Cochin.
As many as 10 domestic and three international flights were delayed by up to three hours due to the strike, the airline official said.
The accused had purchased Bitcoins worth $1,000 but someone duped him, following which he lodged a complaint with the FBI, but did not get a desired response, he said.
The primary runway and the secondary runway at the country's second busiest airport were shut down from 1100 hours till 1700 hours.
CISF Director General (DG) Rajesh Ranjan echoed his views and said an over-stress on just enhancing soft skills of the airport security personnel had its own pitfalls.
A Nepalese airline conducted its first scheduled flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla.
Runway 27/09 of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport will be closed for "preventive repairs" for 13 days from November 15.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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