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European companies make a bee line for Kannur airport


June 25th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) European companies are making a bee line to get contracts for the proposed Rs.1,400 crore Kannur International Airport in Kerala where work is about to commence, ... Read more...

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BPCL to take 21 percent stake in Kannur airport


May 4th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a public sector oil marketing company, will take 21 percent stake in the proposed airport in Kannur in north Kerala for ... Read more...

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Kannur airport to begin operations in 2015


February 7th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) Kerala's fourth international airport at Kannur would begin operations in 2015, K.Babu, the state's minister in charge of the airport, said Tuesday.Babu told reporters here that ... Read more...

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Kerala will push low-cost airline, Islamic banking: Chandy


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Kerala will pursue with the central government its proposal to start an airline, mainly to extend low-cost option to its vast diaspora in the Gulf ... Read more...

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Kerala cabinet clears sops for diaspora


November 16th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet Wednesday unveiled sops for the diaspora by clearing a special housing scheme for them and also lowered the minimum amount for equity in ... Read more...

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Small investors entitled for Kannur airport equity


October 17th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) Small investors can apply for equity in Kerala's newest international airport at Kannur which will be ready by 2013, a minister said Monday."The board of directors ... Read more...

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Kerala’s stranded mega projects set to revive


September 11th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) Two stranded mega projects -- the Rs. 5,348-crore Vizhinjam Port and the Rs. 1,200-crore Kannur international airport -- appear to be on the roll again ... Read more...

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Kerala budgets didn’t do justice to NRIs, says Issac (Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) State Finance Minister Thomas Issac, who presented his sixth consecutive budget Thursday, opined that his budgets have not been able to do full justice to the Non-Resident Keralites."Let ... Read more...

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‘Big sharks’ won’t get large slices of Kannur airport: Achuthanandan


January 12th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Wednesday reiterated that "big sharks" would not be allowed to get away with a large slice of shares of private investment in the ... Read more...

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Kannur airport nod in view of Keralites’ contribution: Patel


December 17th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Dec 17 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Friday said the central government sanctioned the Kannur airport despite some legal issues as non-resident Keralites contribute significantly to India's overall growth ... Read more...

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Minister denies Kannur airport stake allotment


December 14th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 14 (IANS) Kerala Tourism and Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Tuesday denied making any allotment of shares in the proposed Kannur international airport."The paperwork has begun with regard to the allotment ... Read more...

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Kerala presents please-all budget as local body polls near


March 5th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 5 (IANS) There are sops galore in the Kerala budget for the year 2010-11 as polls to the local bodies are round the corner. Finance Minister Thomas Isaac, who presented ... Read more...

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Kerala woos diaspora, says investments in the state safe


February 21st, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) Kerala's Finance Minister Thomas Isaac Saturday said that the state was the "safest place" for the diaspora to invest their hard earned money. "Already many in the Middle East ... Read more...

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Latest Kerala airport project to be expedited


January 20th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (IANS) The Kannur international airport project in north Kerala will be expedited, the state government said Tuesday. "We have decided to acquire 441 hectares of land under the fast-track ... Read more...

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Kerala speeding towards building new Kannur airport


November 11th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 11 (IANS) All arrangements are being put in place to hold a pre-bid conference to identify the partner to build the fourth international airport in the state at Kannur. Switching ... Read more...

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Two Kerala international airports to be expanded


February 24th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, superseding earlier story)Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) Kerala will expand two of its international airports - at Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode - and come up with a new one at Kannur with the ... Read more...

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Kerala airports to be expanded, says minister


February 24th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) The two international airports in Kerala will be expanded and a new one come up at Kannur with the state government identifying more land for the purpose. The ... Read more...

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