West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.21

Train scrap after mishap spoils Puja holidays

Tourists and residents bound for East Midnapore’s Digha on the first day of the Puja were halted on the tracks on Tuesday morning when a freight train overturned near Raghunathbari station and s...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Business  /  Published 04.10.21

Adani eye on maritime sector

Adani emerges as highest bidder for a berth at Haldia The berth will mainly import coal This marks Adani’s entry into the Bengal port sector Adani is the largest port operato...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.21

Fire safety notice for Haldia units

The assistant director of factories in East Midnapore has this week issued notices to 31 industrial units in Haldia with directives to upgrade their fire-safety systems, the move attributed to the fir...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.21

Fire at Haldia Petrochemicals during upkeep

Local sources and employees said the fire occurred around 3pm while contractual labourers were carrying out maintenance work. “In any case, production is halted at the moment. Roughly 1,000 tem...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

Business  /  Published 09.06.21

Capesize vessel entry to benefit port

A ship nearly twice the size of a standard football pitch has anchored off the Sagar Island, bringing thermal coal from Australia for the cement plants in Nepal. The capesize vessel, the jumbo class ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.21

Yaas: vessels, boats warned

The Indian Coast Guard has spotted at least 12 fishing boats and six merchant vessels that are yet to move ashore. Officers said the boats and the vessels were between Fraserganj and Haldia. Aircraft...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.21

Secular pitch during CM tour

Chief minister and MLA-aspirant from Nandigram Mamata Banerjee held a public outreach here on Tuesday evening, after a meeting with Trinamul workers, a day before she files her nomination papers in Ha...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

Business  /  Published 26.02.21

HPL mulls 50% capacity hike

Haldia Petrochemicals has proposed to expand its capacity by 50 per cent, entailing an investment of Rs 8,500 crore. The company is embarking on a project which will enable it to produce 345,000 tonne...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 26.02.21

CPT seeks pvt jetties

Syama Prasad Mukherjee Port, formerly Calcutta Port Trust (CPT), is embarking on multiple projects to enhance cargo handling capacities in Calcutta and Haldia. Most of these ventures are in partnersh...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 10.02.21

More autonomy for Haldia port

  The Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill that seeks to provide greater autonomy in decision-making to 12 major ports in the country and professionalise their governance by setting up boards. ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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