October 18

Karnataka govt signs MoU with AAI for development of Kalaburagi airport

first_imgBengaluru: The Karnataka government on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Airports Authority of India for the development, operation and maintenance of Kalaburagi airport. The signing of the agreement would open the doors of the Hyderabad-Karnataka region in terms of aviation connectivity to Bengaluru and also to the entire country, the government said in a release. It would facilitate overall economic development of backward Hyderabad-Karnataka region, that has been provided special status under article 371 J of the Constitution. Also Read – Thermal coal import may surpass 200 MT this fiscalThe MoU was signed between Karnataka Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (KSIIDC) on behalf of Government of Karnataka and Airports Authority of India (AAI) in the presence of Kalaburagi MP Umesh Jadhav, Chief Secretary T M Vijay Bhaskar among others. The state government had accorded its administrative approval for the development of Kalaburagi Airport on March 27, 2007. Till now, a total expenditure of Rs 230 crore has been incurred on development and construction of Kalaburagi airport, the release said adding about Rs 22 crore has been spent on acquisition of 742 acres of land and Rs 208 crore for the construction work. Also Read – Food grain output seen at 140.57 mt in current fiscal on monsoon boostThe development works of the airport have been undertaken by the Public Works department along with the technical guidance from M/s RITESIndia Pvt Ltd. The works were nearing completion and the first trial run of flights has been conducted during August 2018. Kalaburagi Airport has been qualified for operations during the third round of bidding/selection under the Regional Connectivity Scheme-UDAN (RCS-3.0), the release said. Alliance Air and Godhavath Air Pvt. Ltd. have been qualified as “Selected Airline Operator (SAO)” for Kalaburagi-Bangalore-Kalaburagi, Kalaburagi-Hindan-Kalaburagi, Kalaburagi-Tirupati-Kalaburagi routes. The development of Kalaburagi Airport had commenced in 2007 on PPP mode by Gulbarga Airport Developers Limited [GADL a consortium of Maytas Infra Ltd, NCC Infra Holdings & VIE India] and had invested Rs 25 crore, a top official said. As GADL could not complete the works and accordingly and the contract was terminated, following which the state government took up the task.last_img read more

September 17

Bahamas and TCI Marine Forecast for Today

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, March 22, 2017 – Nassau – BEACHGOERS AND MARINERS IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS AND TURKS AND CAICOS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT DUE TO THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT BEACHES MAINLY ALONG THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN SHORELINES.BOATERS SHOULD ALSO BE ALERT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN OR NEAR HEAVY SHOWERS AS WELL AS REDUCED VISIBILITY TO 3NM OR LESS.A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE ACROSS THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WILL MAINTAIN STABLE CONDITIONS WHILE A STUBBORN FRONTAL BOUNDARY NEAR THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS and TURKS AND CAICOS WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT CLOUDINESS ACROSS THAT AREA TODAY.#March22marineforecast#dangerousripcurrentsBahamas&TCI#weatheralertforBahamas&TCI Related Items:#dangerousripcurrentsBahamas&TCI, #March22marineforecast, #weatheralertforBahamas&TCI Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

September 17

Security guard shoots man after confrontation at a bar in Little Italy

first_img KUSI Newsroom, April 20, 2019 Security guard shoots man after confrontation at a bar in Little Italy Posted: April 20, 2019 KUSI Newsroom center_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A security guard at a bar in the Little Italy community of San Diego wounded a man in the lower abdomen today when the man followed him out of the establishment after the two and some others had argued earlier, a police officer said.A little before 2 a.m. the security guard, the victim and some others got into an argument at the El Camino Bar, 2400 India St., where the security guard made some threats that something would happen to the others, San Diego Police Officer J. Buttle said.The guard allegedly followed the victim down to India and Laurel streets, where they got into another argument and the victim, Buttle said, punched the security guard in the face.“The suspect pulled out a handgun and fired twice at the victim, striking him once in the lower abdomen,” he said. “The suspect left the scene and went home.”The victim was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The suspect called the police from his home and turned himself in to authorities. Updated: 1:09 PM Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

August 31

Jewellery trends of 2017

first_imgThe year 2016 has left with some jewellery trends that will continue to dominate in 2017 and a few new ones that have already started showing signs in this year. From choker necklaces, ear cuffs to new shapes of diamonds like cushion cuts will steal the limelight.Here are some of the trends that she has listed for 2017.Last year we saw the use of many new gemstones – like Paraiba Tourmaline, Tanzanites and some forgotten ones like Lapiz Lazuli and Turquoise. Overall the colour blue ruled in gemstones. With Pantones announcement of ‘Greenery’ as the colour of the year, we are expecting a lot of greens this year like emeralds, peridots and green tourmalines. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfThis year we will see micro trends in the solitaire jewellery section where new shapes of diamonds like asscher, emerald, princess and cushion cuts will be explored for engagement rings, solitaire bangles and thin single line necklaces. Nowadays, diamond jewellery is an integral part of our everyday lives, as women love to wear solitaire ear studs & single line solitaire bangles on a daily basis.Choker necklaces are back in fashion from elaborate diamond studded for the weddings to simpler versions from the world of fashion jewellery. Thin strips almost choking the neck to grand ones that fall down with grace as if part of your dress, chokers are back and here to stay.Ear cuffs were in a nascent stage in 2016 and would make more appearances this year in all lengths, colours and sizes.In the year 2017 colours of gold, rose gold will continue to rule as it suits beautifully with the Indian skin colour. And as pink is often the favourite colour of many women; it works best for delicate daywear diamond jewellery.last_img read more