How Adani vessel, 2 others stranded for days on a Bangladesh river
The ship, which was carrying coal from Haldia to Guwahati, also asked the accompanying vessels MV Maheshwari and MV Aai to anchor right away to prevent it from getting stuck in the shallow river bed.
Exim Bank provides USD 500 mn credit to Bangladesh for defence procurement
Export Import Bank of India entered into an agreement on April 11 ...
CAB ready to be tabled next week; non-Muslim refugees from Pak, Bangladesh, Afghanistan to get citizenship
According to the bill, "... any pe...
Watch: Indian Coast Guard rescues 264 fishermen stranded in Arabian Sea
Indian Coast Guard rescued at least 264 fishermen who were stranded in Arabian Sea, owing to rough sea conditions on December 03. All injure...
Government gives Coast Guard power to board, search, detain any vessel or arrest people
"Empowering Indian Coast Guard and enhancing coastal security. MoD issues notification enabling CG to 'Visit, Board, Search and Seize' suspicious vessels within India's EEZ and its continental shelf @IndianCoastGuard," Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar tweeted. A Coast Guard official said earlier, the maritime security agency did not have the power to board any vessel passing through India's EEZ.
Changes to Passport, Foreigners Acts still pending in top court
The government on September 8, 2015, changed passport and foreigners acts to allow non-Muslim refugees from Bangladesh and Pakistan to stay in India even if they had or hadn’t entered the country with valid papers.
As India brace for a tough challenge from West Indies, here are some important threads to follow
This has been a year of preparation for the two T20 World Cups in next two years. But how much has it gone to plan? Perhaps not much, for an almost full-strength Indian squad has been named to now face a strong West Indies challenge.
Textile exports up 6.3% post-GST
Besides, Bangladesh and Vietnam have the benefit of scale in apparel manufacturing and a large and productive labour force. In a separate reply to a question on decline in export of cotton yarn, she said: “There is no information regarding closure of spinning units due to decline in exports of cotton yarn”.
Foreigners staying here can’t be sent back as Bangladesh won’t accept them: BJP’s Assam ally
The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) seems to have softened its stance on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, with its president Atul Bora saying it would side with the interest of the people on the issue.
18 Indians on board Hong-Kong vessel kidnapped off Nigerian coast: Ship tracking agency
According to ARX Maritime, which tracks movements of ships, said on its website that the ship was taken over by pirates on Tuesday and 19 people on board the vessel were kidnapped out of which 18 were Indians.
Congress to take call on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill after draft presented in Parliament
The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the draft law that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, if they have faced religious persecution there.
Bangladesh to hang 7 terrorists for 2016 bakery attack
Seven terrorists will be hanged for the killings of 22 people including Indians in the worst terror attack Bangladesh suffered in a posh area in its capital in 2016. The victims included 17 foreigners. Judge Md Majibur Rahman of the Anti-Terrorism Special Tribunal of Dhaka ordered the deaths of the terrorists by hanging.
Bangladesh sentences 7 militants to death in cafe attack
Judge Mojibur Rahman found the men from the Jumatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh group guilty of various charges including planning the attack, making bombs and murder. He announced the decision in front of a packed courtroom amid heavy security.
Bengal to have a large presence in Paperex2019
Paper exports in last 3 years has grown from 660,000 tons to 15,00,000 ton from India. The Indian paper industry is likely to grow at the rate of 12% per annum for next 5 years and the overall paper consumption is projected to increase to 24 million tons in 2024-25 from 15 million tons currently. Paperex 2019 is being held in new Delhi from Dec 6-9.
Indian Coast Guard to set up helicopter base in Puducherry
Additional Director General Virender Singh Pathania, Coast Guard Commander (Eastern Seaboard), Vishakapatnam, visited Puducherry on Wednesday to take stock of the state of preparedness of operational assets of the ICG.
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