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Calcutta Port Trust
Calcutta  /  Published 20.05.20

Port, rail brace for cyclone

The Calcutta Port Trust on Tuesday asked 19 vessels that had anchored at Sandheads in the Bay of Bengal to proceed into deep sea to avoid the path of Cyclone Amphan.Vessels that were docked at Calcutt...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

Port trust bans crew from getting off ships

Members of cargo ships’ crew will not be allowed to get off the vessels when they dock at Calcutta or Haldia as a preventive measure against the possible spread of the coronavirus. The Calcutta Port...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Bangla barge sinks in Hooghly

A Bangladeshi barge ferrying fly ash capsized in the Hooghly after colliding with an Indian port craft in Budge Budge, in South 24-Parganas, on Thursday morning.Calcutta Port Trust officials said MV M...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.20

Crew clears test, ship allowed to sail to city

A cargo ship from China’s Shanghai has been allowed to arrive at the Kidderpore port on Thursday after a thermal check revealed that none of the 19 crew members was running a temperature, a Calcutta...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.20

Mamata skips meet

Mamata Banerjee did not share the dais with Narendra Modi at the Calcutta Port Trust programme that became the second stage for the Prime Minister’s political performance on Sunday.The chief ministe...
By Sambit Saha and Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.20

Modi renames Kolkata Port Trust after Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday renamed Kolkata Port Trust after Syama Prasad Mookerjee and said the Centre was making every effort to develop West Bengal and its underprivileged sectionsTaking...
By PTI in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 10.01.20

Port projects on PM menu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will kick off a slew of port-related infrastructure projects, including a riverfront promenade for cruise tourism at Khidderpore and a maritime museum capturing the 150-ye...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.19

Hit by crane, cable post falls on train

A cable post along the circular railway tracks near Kidderpore station fell on a local train after being hit by a crane on Friday evening.Two passengers were injured and taken to hospital, said a rail...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kidderpore

West Bengal  /  Published 20.08.19

Mamata renews stand on Tajpur port

Bengal chief minister on Tuesday iterated that her government would develop the proposed deep-sea port in East Midnapore’s Tajpur on its own even though Nabanna is yet to formally communicate its de...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Godown gutted near Howrah bridge

A large portion of a godown along the Hooghly and barely 100 metres from the Calcutta end of Howrah bridge was gutted in a blaze that started around 2.15am on Saturday and raged for more than 12 hours...
By Subhajoy Roy in Howrah


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