Aviation turbine fuel should be brought under GST : Suresh Prabhu

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Mangaluru : Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said here on Monday that the problems faced by Jet Airways are owing to a financial crisis and lenders and bankers were trying to sort out the issue with the shareholders. Replying to a question at a press conference the Minister said, “Banks and lenders are working […]

Soon, airlines to launch new flights from MIA

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Bajpe: Air India along with some several other flight operators have agreed to begin the operations of new flights to destinations like New Delhi, Goa, Bengaluru and Pune. This comes after many ideas and opinions from the passengers and experts were collected after which the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) authorities along with Dakshina Kannada MP […]

Nalin Kumar meets Suresh Prabhu on Mangalore-Mumbai flights

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Mangaluru: Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has instructed Air India to re-introduce the Mangaluru-Mumbai (IC 1680) and the Mumbai-Mangaluru (IC 1679) flight services from October 1, according to Nalin Kumar Kateel, Member of Parliament. The Minister gave the instruction after Mr. Kateel submitted a memorandum to Mr. Prabhu on the issue in Delhi on Wednesday, […]

Best Agriculture start-up award for Nivedan Nempe’s Areca Tea

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Mangaluru: Areca Tea, established by researcher Nivedan Nempe has been awarded Best Agriculture Start-up Award by Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA). For the different medical benefits areca tea offers, the honour for this start-up, which had prior bagged the Make in India grant comes when gossipy titbits about areca nut being cancer-causing, has […]

Centre to seek feedback on draft farm export policy

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Mangaluru: Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu said on Sunday that the draft of the agricultural export policy proposed by the government was ready and would be uploaded on the ministry’s website soon for comments from people. He was speaking after inaugurating the new amenity building of Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and […]

Railway stations will be developed with private partnership: Suresh Prabhu

Monday, November 7th, 2016
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Puttur: “Project has been plotted to develop the railway stations like airports with the partnership of private companies,” said Central railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. He was speaking after inaugurating the upgraded Kabaka-Puttur Adarsh railway station through video conference on Sunday. “Basic facilities which are available in Metro stations and airports will be provided to railway […]

Split Bengaluru-Karwar/Kannur Express, forum urges Railway Minister

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Mangaluru: Anticipating Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu’s visit to Kabaka-Puttur Railway Station on October 1, the Kukke Shree Subrahmanya-Mangalore Railway Commuters Forum, Puttur, has planned to submit a fresh list of demands from the region, including splitting the Bengaluru-Karwar/Kannur night express in to two full-fledged trains. Mr. Prabhu is expected to attend a mega de-addiction programme […]

‘Centre doing its best to solve country’s challenges’

Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Mangaluru: Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said the country is facing several challenges and the government is making able efforts to solve these challenges. He was speaking at the Abhivandana Diwas programme held on the occasion of ‘Suvarna Chaturmasa’, the 50th Chaturmasya Vrata of Parthagali Gokarna Mutt seer Vidyadhiraj Theerth Sri Pad […]

Konkan Railway route doubling will be our Priority: Minister Suresh Prabhu

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Udupi: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Sunday that priority would be given to doubling of lines on the Konkan Railway route. He was speaking after laying the foundation stone for Innanje Railway Station here, through videoconferencing from Madgaon, Goa. The upcoming Innanje Railway Station, to be built at a cost of Rs. 11.34 […]

We’ll augment infrastructure on West Coast: Suresh Prabhu

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Mangaluru : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday said his ministry would strengthen the Railways infrastructure in the West Coast, including in Mangaluru, for the overall development of the region. He urged trade bodies to join hands with the Railways to take the mission further. Mr. Prabhu was speaking at the valedictory function of the […]