|
|
|
|
|
6th Jamadi-ul-Awwal 1436 | Thursday, Feb 26, 2015
India

Haj flight from Goa airport rescheduled due to oil spill

Sunday, 24 October 2010
Comments(0)
October 24:

Mumbai, October 24: With oil spill on Goa airport runway affecting operations, the first ever Haj flight from the state has been rescheduled, sources said.

"The first Haj flight, which was scheduled to take off from Goa airport tomorrow morning, has been rescheduled following last night's incident," Goa airport sources told PTI here tonight.

The Goa airport was scheduled to operate the Haj flight for the first time after Goa was declared an embarkation point by the Central Haj committee this year.

The airport was scheduled to operate the first direct Haj flight carrying 300 Haj pilgrims tomorrow at 7 PM.

The fresh date of operating the flight would now be worked out by the Central Haj Committee, sources added.

A tanker carrying 6000 litres of air turbine fuel (ATF) turned turtle, spilling the oil on runway and leading to its partial closure.

--Agencies

Latest News

BJP, Shiv Sena oppose MIM rally in Nagpur

The Maharashtra units of Shiv Sena and BJP on Thursday stoutly opposed the proposed public meeting b ...

Congress objects to Govt Ads in flexes in ...

The Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee today objected to the flexes and banners containing advertisements of government flagship programs ...

Jagadish files defamation case against Ponnam

Sticking to his word, Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy today filed a defamation case against senior Congress leader and former MP Ponnam Pra ...

Related News

Rajasthan's ex-minister Kataria discharged in Sohrabuddin case

A special CBI court on Thursday discharged senior BJP leader and Rajasthan's former home minister Gu ...

Over 76 crore Aadhaar numbers generated till mid-February

As many as 76.83 crore Aadhaar numbers have been generated as on February 15 and about Rs 5,512.18 c ...

Indo-Russia strategic partnership reflects cooperation between both nati...

President Pranab Mukherjee, receiving a Parliamentary delegation from Russia at the Rashtrapati Bhav ...

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 26430 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think the dharna against Modi Government's land ordinance would be successful?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, Telangana, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com