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News  /  Published 05.08.22

80-year-old paddle ship to sail on Hooghly for Kolkata Port Trust’s heritage tours

PS Bhopal has immense historic value and is the only one of its kind in India. Some paddle ships are still in use in the UK and Bangladesh. “Till 1904, Kolkata port was extremely important ...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

News  /  Published 18.05.22

Flower vendor claims heritage Zenana Ghat lease

A vendor from the Howrah flower market is using the Ramchandra Goenka Ghat or Zenana Ghat as storehouse and claims that he has taken on lease the 132-year-old heritage structure. A visit to the ghat ...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.03.22

Inaction over apex court ruling on Esplanade bus terminus surprises HC

A division bench of Calcutta High Court, headed by Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava, expressed surprise on Tuesday after it was informed that an order passed by the Supreme Court in 2011 is yet to be ...
By Our Legal Reporter, Our Bureau

News  /  Published 26.03.22

Oil spill barriers at Kolkata port after Bangladeshi vessel capsize

“The port has taken all precautionary measures. Oil spill boom barriers have been rigged all around the vessel to contain oil spill or spill of any chemical in the berth. Skimmers, pumps , oil s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.03.22

Chittagong-bound loaded container vessel capsizes at Kolkata port

A container vessel that was to head to Chittagong in Bangladesh capsized a few minutes after the crew completed loading the cargo at the Kolkata port on Thursday morning. Several containers on the ve...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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