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Efforts on to douse fire in cargo ship off Mumbai, no casualties


September 10th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Efforts were underway Monday to extinguish a fire which broke out in a cargo ship, MV Amsterdam Bride, anchored eight km south of Mumbai harbour, said ... Read more...

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West Bengal to set up two deep sea ports (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government will set up two deep sea ports in South 24 Parganas district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Thursday. Global tenders would ... Read more...

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West Bengal to set up two deep sea ports


August 16th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government will set up two deep sea ports in South 24 Parganas district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Thursday."The port at Sagar ... Read more...

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Kolkata Port profits up 29 percent, cargo handling down


June 12th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) Tuesday declared its net profit for the last fiscal at Rs.90 crore -- a jump of 28.57 percent over the Rs.70 ... Read more...

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Bengal to make Sagar Island a tourist attraction


June 1st, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), June 1 (IANS) The West Bengal government will undertake infrastructural development in the sagar Island in South 24-Parganas district with a view to promote tourism, ... Read more...

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Panic in Tamil Nadu after Indonesia quake (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Fear gripped Tamil Nadu and a tsunami alert was sounded Wednesday after two powerful earthquakes in Indonesia triggered strong tremors across the state.The quake brought back ... Read more...

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Declare Ram Sethu a national monument: Jayalalithaa


March 28th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take steps to declare Ram Sethu/Adam's Bridge as a national monument.In letter ... Read more...

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Kolkata Port Trust to utilize prime city land


December 1st, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT), which is facing some financial challenges, is eyeing to effectively utilize the l00 acres of land from about 3,000 acres ... Read more...

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Iron ore barge owners want cap on vessels


November 11th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) Amid predictions that iron ore trade volumes will drastically dip this fiscal, an association of ore-ferrying river barges in Goa has asked the state government ... Read more...

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Kolkata to deploy cranes, barges to streamline immersion


October 5th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) will deploy heavy-duty cranes and barges to clear the river quickly after the immersion of the idols of Goddess Durga ... Read more...

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Three cargo ships damaged in collision


October 4th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) Three cargo ships from different countries suffered damages when one of them collided against other two in the Netaji Subhas Dock of Kolkata Port Trust Monday, ... Read more...

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Ramachandran is Meghalaya police chief


September 27th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 27 (IANS) The Meghalaya government has named N. Ramachandran the new director general of police and Prem Singh as director general of civil defence and home guards.The official ... Read more...

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Windies name U-19 squad for India quadrangular


September 9th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Sep 9 (IANS/CMC) In-form Emmanuel Lett and Akeal Hosein have been included in the West Indies U-19 squad for the quadrangular series in India starting Sep 27.Trinidadians Lett ... Read more...

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Mamata kick-starts Kolkata’s ‘London makeover’ (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) In a step towards fulfilling her poll pledge of sprucing up Kolkata to match London, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday kick-started an ambitious ... Read more...

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Mamata kick-starts Ganga beautification project


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) In a step to fulfilling her pledge to spruce up Kolkata, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday kick-started an ambitious project to beautify a ... 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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One crore saplings to be planted across Bengal (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) In a joint initiative with the state government for a greener West Bengal, the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) Sunday announced that it will plant over 45,000 ... Read more...

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One crore sapplings to be planted across Bengal


June 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) In a joint initiative with the state government for a greener West Bengal, the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) Sunday announced that it will plant over 45,000 ... Read more...

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Deep sea port to come up on reclaimed land in Bengal


February 5th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Haldia (West Bengal), Feb 4 (IANS) A new deep sea port will come up at Sagar in West Bengal by reclaiming 2,000 acres of land through dredging, Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Rs.1,300 crore ADB loan to Kolkata municipality


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a loan of Rs.1,300 crore to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to undertake different projects, Mayor Sovan Chatterjee said Thursday."The ADB ... Read more...

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Rammed warship catches fire, listing; probe ordered


January 31st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) Nearly 24 hours after the Indian Navy's warship INS Vindhyagiri collided with a cargo container ship MV Nordlake in Mumbai Harbour, it was listing and had run aground, ... Read more...

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Bengal governor unfurls tricolour at colourful parade


January 26th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan unfurled the national flag and took the salute at a colourful parade as the state joined the rest of the nation in celebrating ... Read more...

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CBI raids Mumbai Port Trust officials’ premises


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The CBI Saturday searched the premises of Mumbai Port Trust officials and a private firm over a corruption case involving a loss of over Rs.6 crore to the ... Read more...

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Finally, a memorial to honour India’s indentured workers


January 9th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Finally a memorial will be inaugurated here Jan 11 to honour the millions of Indian indentured workers who were taken to work in plantations in the ... Read more...

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Repair work to start on stranded vessel at Diamond Harbour


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Nearly a month after it suffered extensive damages in a collision with another ship in West Bengal's Hooghly river, a stranded container vessel has been brought to dry ... Read more...

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Damaged vessel in Hoogly may disrupts ship movement


November 28th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) A container vessel damaged five days ago in a collision with another ship in the Hooghly river in West Bengal is awaiting repair even as officials said Sunday ... Read more...

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Oil spill in Hooghly river threatens marine life, says activist


November 26th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) The oil spill from a damaged container ship stranded in Hooghly river after colliding with another vessel in West Bengal's South 24-Parganas district is threatening marine life, an ... Read more...

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Experts examine damaged vessel on Hooghly river


November 24th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Experts from a private agency in Mumbai Wednesday examined the container ship stranded in the Hooghly river after it collided with another container vessel in West Bengal's South ... Read more...

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Container ship stranded in Hooghly after collision, crew safe (Second Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) A container ship was stranded in the Hooghly river Tuesday after colliding with another container vessel in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said. The 12 crew ... Read more...

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20-foot long shark found dead in Chennai port


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarChennai, Nov.23 (ANI): A dead 20-foot-long shark has been retrieved from the waters off Chennai Port.Chennai Port employee said sharks are usually found in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and he ... Read more...

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Ship starts sinking in Hooghly after collision, crew safe (Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) A container ship was sinking in the Hooghly river Tuesday after colliding with another container vessel in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said. The 12 crew ... Read more...

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Container ship sinking in Hooghly after collision


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) A container ship has started sinking into the Hooghly river after it collided with another container vessel Tuesday in West Bengal's East Midnapore district, police said."The container ship ... Read more...

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Managements free to fix hours of work, rules Supreme Court


November 19th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court said that courts must exercise restraint and refrain from interfering with functions of the managements that involve administrative decisions including fixing of the working ... Read more...

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West Bengal trawler capsize toll rises to 82 (Lead)


November 4th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kakdwip (West Bengal), Nov 4 (IANS) Divers Thursday spotted the ill-fated vessel which capsized in the Muriganga river of West Bengal, even as the death count rose to 82 with the discovery ... Read more...

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