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India to carry northeast essentials via Bangladesh


February 11th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 11 (IANS) In a very significant development, the Bangladesh government has decided to allow India to ferry food grains and essentials for the mountainous northeastern states via its ... Read more...

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First private consignment reaches Tripura via Bangladesh


September 29th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 29 (IANS) The first private goods consignment via Bangladesh Thursday reached Tripura from Kolkata although Dhaka is yet to sign a full-fledged treaty with New Delhi on transit ... Read more...

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ONGC to commission first power project in Tripura


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 3 (IANS) Despite transportation hiccups, state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will by year-end partially commission its first 726-MW gas-based thermal power project in Tripura, the ... Read more...

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ONGC project to help end northeast’s power crisis


August 21st, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 21 (IANS) The state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's (ONGC) 726-MW project coming up in Tripura will help to resolve the power crisis in the electricity-starved northeastern region by ... Read more...

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‘Capital dredging proposal from Kolkata Port Trust awaited’


February 9th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) The central government is awaiting a detailed proposal from the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) to undertake capital dredging of the Haldia channel, union Minister of Shipping G.K. Vasan ... Read more...

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India, Nepal share a unique relationship: Krishna


January 15th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 15 (ANI): Indian External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna arrived here today on his first official visit to Nepal.Soon after his arrival here, Krishna said: "India and Nepal share a ... Read more...

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S. M Krishna to visit Nepal today


January 15th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna will undertake a three-day visit to Nepal from today.A Ministry of External Affairs press release said that Krishna is proceeding to Kathmandu ... Read more...

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Nepal CA member says S. M. Krishna visit of great value


January 14th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 14 (ANI): Hari Rokka, a Constituent Assembly member and analyst with close ties with the UCPN (Maoist), has said Indian External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna's visit to Nepal from ... Read more...

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Workers’ strike cripples Haldia port’s cargo handling


June 30th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Cargo handling at Haldia port has nearly halved following an indefinite strike contract labourers have called since Saturday demanding an increased pay from handling agents. The strike, which entered ... Read more...

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Maintain eco standards at West Bengal chemical hub: Ramesh


June 25th, 2009 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Hoping that West Bengal will maintain the highest environmental standards at the petroleum, chemicals and petrochemical investment region (PCPIR) on Nayachar island off Haldia port, the central government ... Read more...

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ONGC to use Bangladesh waterways to transport machinery


May 29th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh has agreed in principle to allow India to use its waterways to transport heavy machines for Oil and Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) upcoming 740-MW power project ... Read more...

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West Bengal plans to build small port


May 15th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to build a small port at the mouth of the Hooghly river, a senior government official said here Friday. The government earlier planned ... Read more...

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Shipping resumes from Haldia jetty after accident


June 3rd, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) The main jetty at West Bengal's Haldia port - the fifth largest in India - which had been damaged as a ship collided into it last Friday, has ... Read more...

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