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Petrapole
West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.20

Oximeters worth Rs 18 lakh seized

Coronavirus outbreak has created a demand for pulse oximeters in the market and smugglers have found in it an opportunity to bring in Chinese-made devices into the country through the India-Bangladesh...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

Bengal: nod to Bangla import

Cargo trucks from Bangladesh rolled into Indian territory on Sunday through two land ports in North 24-Parganas, Petrapole and Ghojadanga, after 102 days, amid murmurs that the Mamata Banerjee governm...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Petrapole

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.20

Bangla traders’ tit for tat

Export to Bangladesh through the Petrapole land port was suspended “indefinitely” since Wednesday morning after some Bangladeshi traders allegedly stopped the Indian cargo from entering Be...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Petrapole

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.20

Plea for SoP on Bangla import

Traders and clearing agents on Tuesday appealed to the North 24-Parganas district administration to issue “standard operating protocol” immediately for resumption of imports from Banglades...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.20

Trade with Bangladesh resumes at Petrapole

Import and export resumed at the Petrapole land port on Thursday afternoon after the Indian and Bangladesh authorities agreed to transfer goods at the zero point of the international border.Sources sa...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Petrapole

India  /  Published 24.03.20

At least 70 medical students stuck at border

At least 70 medical students from Kashmir, studying at various colleges in Bangladesh, reached the Petrapole border in North 24-Parganas, but immigration authorities denied them permission to enter In...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar and Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.06.20

Exports to Bangladesh to resume from Sunday

West Bengal will resume bilateral trade with neighbouring Bangladesh through the Petrapole integrated checkpost in North 24 Parganas district on Sunday after more than a month, a senior official said....
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.19

Durga Puja 2019: Excavators’ tradition lives on

Rakhaldas Bandopadhyay may have been a reputable archaeologist to the world who unearthed the ruins of Mohenjo-daro but to Chhoyghoria in Petrapole, North 24-Parganas, he was a humble village boy who ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Petrapole

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.20

Petrapole export halted

Export of essential commodities to Bangladesh through the Petrapole land port in North 24-Parganas was stopped by local residents with the support of Trinamul Congress leaders on Sunday.The move came ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Petrapole

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

Anti-CAA protest at Language Day venue

A programme organised close to the India-Bangladesh border to pay tributes to the martyrs of the 1952 language movement on Friday turned into a show of resistance against the Citizenship (Amendment) A...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Petrapole


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