Business  /  Published 14.09.22

Contract to spur riverine transport

A tender, valued at about Rs 200 crore, will be floated by the authority to dredge the Indo Bangla Protocol Route and maintain a minimum water depth of 2.5 meters to allow barges loaded with cargo to ...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.06.22

Agniveers in shipping too

The announcement comes amid widespread protests against the recently unveiled scheme for recruitment of soldiers in the armed forces on a short-term contractual basis...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.09.21

Centre boost to Northeast waterways

The initiatives are part of a vision to improve the waterways for economic development and prosperity of the region...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 10.01.21

SCI to start waterways service

While cargo movement through waterways is economically cheaper, there remains a few hurdles...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.20

Haldia-Varanasi cruise link soon: Minister

Mandaviya added that the central government planned to expedite herbal tourism in Bengal through cruises...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


Jharkhand  /  Published 20.06.20

Revenue fight chokes cargo river route

Differences between central and state govts causes dip in transport of goods ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshdepur

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.20

Retreat from the beautiful forest

What option do the people of the Sunderbans and governments have in light of increasing climate risk?...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

North East  /  Published 21.05.20

5 new waterways added to Indo-Bangladesh Protocol routes

It was first signed in 1972 to facilitate transit and trade through inland waterways...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.20

Food for stranded ships’ crew

Inland Waterways Authority of India officials in Calcutta said the crew members were expected to be sent home on April 14...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.20

Vessel crew denied exit

The four new vessels belong to the Inland Waterways Authority of India...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur


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