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30 NATO oil tankers torched in Pakistan (Lead)


December 9th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) At least 30 NATO oil tankers and containers were torched in a rocket attack at a terminal in Pakistan Thursday night, state-run television network PTV reported. ... Read more...

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Chinese firms bid for $500 mn project in Sri Lanka


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 23 (IANS) Two Chinese firms and a British company are bidding for a contract to build the $500 million Colombo South Harbor Container Terminal in Sri Lanka, an ... Read more...

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RFQ for Diamond Harbour container terminal July 22


July 21st, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) will issue a request for qualification (RFQ) July 22 for setting up a container terminal at Diamond Harbour, a top port ... Read more...

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Kolkata port trust to begin work on container terminal


July 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) is gearing up to start work on a container terminal at Diamond Harbour following approval from the central government.After a high-level ... Read more...

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Bangladeshis who shipped to Singapore were on drugs


April 16th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) The two Bangladeshi workers who were shipped to Singapore had slept off after taking marijuana, survivor of the nine-day journey from Chittagong has told the authorities."For ... Read more...

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Two shipped to Singapore after dozing in container, one dead


April 15th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 15 (IANS) Two Bangladeshi port workers who slept off in a container at Chittagong port ended up in Singapore via Malaysia - having gone without food and water ... Read more...

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Kerala ministers upset over PM’s function


February 11th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 11 (IANS) Kerala Fisheries Minister S.Sharma and Transport Minister Jose Thettayil Friday expressed displeasure at state ministers not being invited to join the prime minister on the dais during ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates mega transhipment terminal in Kerala


February 11th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday dedicated to the nation the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) in Kerala. It's the largest single-operator container terminal in the country.Manmohan Singh, ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to dedicate new Kerala port to nation on Feb.11


February 7th, 2011 - 8:17 am ICT by ANI
Vallarpadom (Kerala), Feb.7 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will dedicate the International Container Trans-shipment Terminal (ICTT) at Valarpadom, Kerala, to the nation on February 11.The new port, which will ... Read more...

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Prime Minister to inaugurate Vallarpadam container terminal on February 11


February 6th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Feb 6(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a Rs.3,250 crore International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam in Kerala on February 11.The ICTT is the first in the ... Read more...

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PM to open container terminal in Kerala


February 6th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Feb 11 inaugurate a Rs.3,250 crore International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam, off Kochi coast. It is billed as the largest ... Read more...

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Chennai Port capacity to be expanded with Rs.100 billion


January 19th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Twenty-nine projects involving an outlay of around Rs.100 billion (around $2 billion) would be implemented in a phased manner to expand the capacity of Chennai Port, union Shipping ... Read more...

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Mega container terminal for Chennai port approved


October 12th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The government Tuesday approved development of a mega container terminal worth Rs.3,686 crore at Chennai port to boost exports and imports in the region and cut ... Read more...

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Dhaka to upgrade its second largest port


August 16th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) Bangladesh plans to upgrade Mongla, its second largest port, and to build a third sea port at Kuakata. The twin moves are aimed at providing greater sea access ... Read more...

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Several injured and two killed reported after violent clashes in Jakarta


April 15th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) – Hundreds of protesters clashed violently with local security forces in Jakarta on Wednesday, local media said.A local hospital said at least 100 were injured, and a local ... Read more...

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Chennai Port to create capacity to facilitate car exports


February 22nd, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Chennai Port Trust has chalked out plans to expand its car parking yards to facilitate car manufacturers in shipping out their small cars to global markets from ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Rs.7,296 crore for Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust


January 28th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure (CCI) Thursday approved projects worth Rs.7,296 crore for the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Mumbai and upgrading a coal handling facility ... Read more...

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Three port projects cleared


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Three port projects worth Rs.7,661 crore have been approved by a committee chaired by Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla, the government said Thursday. The Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee ... Read more...

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Vallarpadam container terminal to be commissioned in 2010’s first quarter


October 10th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Rs.2,118 crore (Rs.21.18 billion) International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) - the country's first global hub terminal, at Vallarpardam near here is nearing completion and will be commissioned ... Read more...

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Kolkata dock handles record container traffic in July


August 5th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) Kolkata Dock System of the Kolkata Port Trust has handled a record high monthly volume of container traffic of 34,287 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in July, a company ... Read more...

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Chennai Port signs pact with Canadian port


January 28th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) Chennai Port and Canada's Port of Halifax have signed an agreement for cooperation in port management activities, it was announced here Wednesday. "The MOU (memorandum of understanding) will ... Read more...

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Centre gives nod to three port projects worth over Rs. 2,000 crore


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.22 (ANI): The Centre has approved three port projects on public private partnership (PPP) basis for the construction of container terminal at two ports in coastal Tamil Nadu and ... Read more...

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Prime Minister to lay foundation stone of Chennai expressway


January 6th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay the foundation stone for the 19-km elevated expressway connecting Chennai Port and Maduravoyal here Thursday. "The corridor, being built at ... Read more...

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U.S. calls attacks on NATO military depots in Pakistan “insignificant”


December 9th, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.9 (ANI): The United States has downplayed the two insurgent attacks on NATO military depots in Pakistan, describing the assaults as having an "insignificant" impact on the overall US and ... Read more...

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Baalu reviews performance of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust


June 26th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 26 (ANI): Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Thiru. T.R. Baalu reviewed the performance of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), the premium container hub port on the ... Read more...

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Baalu reviews the performance of Chennai Port Trust


June 25th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 25 (ANI): Union Minister of Shipping, Road, Transport and Highways, Thiru. T.R. Baalu revealed here on Wednesday at a review meeting of performance and development projects of ... Read more...

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Dubai Ports World buys majority stake in Spanish port


June 19th, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 19 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates-based marine terminal operator Dubai Ports World (DP World) has announced the purchase of a 60 percent stake in a company holding exclusive concession for ... Read more...

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UAE firm completes buyout of Chennai Container Terminal


May 31st, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 31 (IANS) Leading global marine terminal operator DP World has announced its 100 percent takeover of the container terminal in India's Chennai Port. The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based company said ... Read more...

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Chennai port to get new container terminal


April 2nd, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) The Chennai Port Trust Authority (CPTA) Wednesday announced that the central government has "in principle" approved a new container terminal with a capacity to handle five million TEUs ... Read more...

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India’s security halts bidding for Colombo port terminal


March 2nd, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
By P.K. Balachandran Colombo, March 2 (IANS) India's security has become an issue in the controversial bidding for the new container terminal in Colombo port. One of the parties has been carrying on ... Read more...

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CCEA approves revision of centrally sponsored hostel scheme for SC students


November 14th, 2007 - 10:17 am ICT by admin
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