The Indian Navy is keen to acquire a third aircraft carrier, but the government has to take a decision on it, Admiral Karambir Singh said on Friday.
The closure will not affect the airport's civilian operations as they would be carried out during the time allotted for naval sorties, a Navy spokesperson said.
"In view of the intelligence inputs, the Indian Navy continues to maintain its high alert situation at seas and in coastal areas," a Defence spokesman told PTI here on Saturday.
The situation has been so dire that the Navy had to bring water from Mumbai early this week through its fleet taker INS Deepak. Naval base sources said that thousands of litres of water has now been kept in storage facilities at the base.
The Chiefs of Staff Committee comprises chiefs of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force and the senior most member is appointed its chairperson.
The film will be directed by Razneesh Ghai, a renowned name in the advertising industry and backed by T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment.
The Navy is organising a two-day painting exhibition, titled Dhanak, for the public starting Wednesday, a Defence statement informed.
On December 13, 2018, an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district had collapsed and water from the adjacent Lytein river gushed in, leaving at least 15 workers trapped.