India  /  Published 08.08.22

Paradip engineer arrested in bribery case

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday arrested the chief mechanical engineer (CME) of Paradip Port Trust, Saroj Kumar Das, and three persons including a conduit and a middleman in a case relat...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

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 04.08.22

Government to inaugurate Gatishakti University to address the complex systems of the transport sector

The Union Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnau announced the establishment of the Gatishakti University for Engineering, Technical and Financial Education...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 29.07.22

Kolkata Port to carry out 4 trial runs for cargo movement using Bangladesh ports

The Kolkata Port, now rechristened as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port (SMP), will undertake four trial runs before the implementation of an agreement on the use of neighbouring Bangladesh’s Chittago...

Places  /  Published 26.07.22

Teen Murti Memorial — India's World War I connection to Haifa, Israel

In 2018, to commemorate the centenary of the siege of Haifa, several events were held in Delhi and Haifa and attended by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the then Israeli counterpart...
By Rangan Datta


Cricket  /  Published 26.07.22

Axar stakes claim to permanent slot in XI

Axar Patel has been a proven performer in Test cricket since his debut in February 2021. Not just with his left-arm spin, Axar has also contributed with the bat coming lower down the order. But just ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

News  /  Published 17.07.22

Govt mulls underwater tunnel to port

The Bengal government is considering whether a new underwater tunnel across the Hooghly can be built connecting the Calcutta port, transport minister and mayor Firhad Hakim told Metro on Saturday. Ha...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 15.07.22

Adani-led alliance bags Haifa port project

The Adanis have won a bid to develop Israel’ssecond largest port in Haifa. An alliance of Adani Ports and Special Economic ZoneLtd and Israel’s Gadot Chemicals Tankers and TerminalsLtd wo...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai

India  /  Published 13.07.22

Heroin of Rs 376.5cr seized near Mundra port

Seven people died in the last 24 hours as heavy rains pounded several parts of south and central districts of the state, causing a flood-like situation in many areas while over 9,000 people were reloc...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

Business  /  Published 08.06.22

Nicobar hub planned

The Union shipping ministry has entrusted Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port (SMP), Calcutta, with the responsibility to prepare a detailed project report for a transhipment hub in Great Nicobar, raising hop...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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