Trade with northeast region to improve with access to key Bangladesh Ports: Shipping Minister
The use of these two ports will reduce the distance between Kolkata and northeast region significantly.
Soon, you can plan a cruise to Bangladesh from Kolkata
Kolkata-based Heritage Cruise has proposed to run the first vessel on the river route ...
Kolkata Port Trust sees good revenue prospects from auto exports to Bangladesh
Once the truck export stabilises, KoPT will explore the option...
Bangladesh Cabinet clears deal with India for port usage
The decision is another step in improving the friendly relations between Bangladesh and India, Cabinet Secretary Shafiul Alam said.
Nitin Gadkari to flag off cargo shipment via NW 2 on Brahmaputra
The idea is to develop Brahmaputra River (NW2) for commercial navigation and the efforts are part of renewed focus over the last three years to promote inland water transport in the North East Region (NER).
India keen to develop ports in Africa, Bangladesh, Iran
Gadkari said the agreement between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal to work on mutual infrastructure development and cooperation is unique and has gone down "very well".
PM Modi's Bangladesh visit: 2 billion credit line gives India access to strategic Chittagong Port
For India to gain access to use the port is a big achievement both in economic terms, and also as an expression of greater trust with Bangladesh.
Stagnancy in througput, Kolkata port may lose cargo volume
Nepal and Bhutan, two major buyers of Kolkata port service, are shifting their choice to Chittagong and Mongla port of Bangladesh to handle cargo of their third country trade.
Bangladesh authorities detain Indian ship
The Indian flag career MV Ocean Pearl was faced with the admiralty suit filed by the supplier of the cargo on board claiming a compensation of over Taka 19 crore (Rs 12 crore).
Assam industry minister interacts with members of the Malaysia India Business Council
Patwary hoped that with the visit of the Malaysian delegation, potentialities for a closer relationship shall blossom fully in the future. He highlighted the strengths and opportunities of the State and called upon the Malaysian delegation to invest in sectors like tea, hydrocarbons, transportation, food processing, bamboo, agar and infrastructure and skill development.
How India plans to use Bangladesh's rivers to unlock its landlocked Northeast?
India’s northeast is a prisoner of geography. Landlocked and ring-fenced by neighbours, its lone land-based connection with the rest of India is narrow—the 22-km wide ‘chicken’s neck’ in Siliguri—and strategically speaking, easy to disrupt. This means the land-based networks of transport and trade are limited, far-flung and congested.
Assam govt launches project to transform Inland Water Transport
Govert of Assam launched a project for the transformation of the Inland Water Transport system on the National Waterways in the state. The project will develop an efficient river transport system which would be safe & secure for the large volume of passenger and cargo carried by vessels by IWT as well as by private boat owners and operators.
India-Bangladesh stakeholders’ meet to revive age old ties of trade and connectivity
The Stakeholders’ Meet will primarily focus on creating a level playing field for the stakeholders of the both the countries.
Assam and Bangladesh to work together in multiple sectors
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his government is all committed to enhance the bilateral relations between the two geographical entities.
Assam wants reopening of old railway links with Bangladesh
Assam government discusses reopening of traditional railway links to Bangladesh which will reopen the pre-partition railway links from Chittagong to Makum, Cox Bazar to Ledo and third line between Bangladesh via Golakganj till Moirabari.
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