The Ministry of Aviation along with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) has launched an official mobile app “GAS-2019” for the Global Aviation Summit (GAS) for 2019, which is scheduled to be held in Mumbai in January 2019. The app enables users to interact with the co-delegates and speakers besides providing a platform for networking ..
Cochin International Airport: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has recently released the policy on the biometric-based digital processing of passengers at airports called “Digi Yatra” to make hassle-free air travel for passengers. Digi Yatra is about Facial Recognition based passenger processing which is a common standard being adopted the world over. It will facilitate paperless travel and ..
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recognizes Cochin International Airport Ltd as world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has recognized the Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) in Kerala as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport. The airport has a 12 MWp solar power plant comprising of 46,150 solar panels laid across 45 acres. The plant is capable of generating 50,000 units of electricity daily, and is ..
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to analyse social media trends & data in monitoring security
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is in news because it will analyse the social media trends and data for the first time in monitoring security. The data will be used to monitor the India’s most vital assets such as airports and nuclear and aerospace installations. A special team of CISF men and women has ..
The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has signed MoU with Govt. of Uttarakhand for development for aviation sector in the state. The scope of the MoU is to identify relevant factors influencing the development of civil aviation infrastructure in Uttarakhand, assessing commercial potential of various airports of the state, identifying technical considerations for airport operations ..
Appointments:Bar Council Chairman: Gopal SubramaniumSolicitor General of India Gopal Subaramanium has been unanimously elected as the Chairman of the Bar Council of India (BCI). Mr Dhanapal Raj, will be Vice Chairman. Awards:Dara Shikoh Award – Sheila Dixit:Dara Shikoh Award is presented by Indo-Iran Society. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit has been selected for the award ..