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Kolkata Port Trust moots tunnel under Hooghly river for truck movement

Trucks that trudge through Garden Reach Circular Road, Kidderpore Road, Hastings and Vidyasagar Setu, also known as the Second Hooghly Bridge, causing traffic snarls and pollution could cross the river via an underwater tunnel then head to the destination from the opposite bank in Howrah.
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) had levied the waterway usage charges at a rate of Rs 0.02 per gross registered tonnage (GRT) per km for inland cargo ships and Rs 0.05 for cruise vessels on national waterways.(Bloomberg)
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) had levied the waterway usage charges at a rate of Rs 0.02 per gross registered tonnage (GRT) per km for inland cargo ships and Rs 0.05 for cruise vessels on national waterways.(Bloomberg)
Published on Jul 26, 2020 04:36 PM IST
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Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Coronavirus: Kolkata Port Trust monitors Bangladeshi vessels; Bengal’s biggest school defers results

Between January 27 and March 12, as many as 8,145 crew members and passengers of 441 vessels, including 350 passengers of a ship from Port Blair, were screened, the statement said. So far, only one crew member reported fever but he tested negative and was subsequently released from quarantine.
In Kolkata, text messages were sent to parents, asking them to keep their children at home if they had flu-like symptoms. Staff members of institutions were given the same advice. (Image used for representation).(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)
In Kolkata, text messages were sent to parents, asking them to keep their children at home if they had flu-like symptoms. Staff members of institutions were given the same advice. (Image used for representation).(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 10:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

After collision with Kolkata Port Trust ship, Bangladeshi cargo vessel sinks in Hooghly

The Bangladeshi vessel, ‘M V Mamatamoy’, developed a mechanical failure and a crack in the hull because of the collision. It was brought near the jetty at Maheshtala in the Budge Budge area of South 24 Parganas, where it slowly sank along with the cargo
A Bangladeshi cargo vessel sank in the Hooghly River on Thursday afternoon, hours after it collided with a vessel of the Kolkata Port Trust. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)
A Bangladeshi cargo vessel sank in the Hooghly River on Thursday afternoon, hours after it collided with a vessel of the Kolkata Port Trust. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 03:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

Why India’s oldest port is leasing area as big as London Docklands

India’s oldest operating port has hired property consultant JLL India to survey and digitize records of its land bank, Chairman Vinit Kumar said in an interview at his office in Kolkata.
The 150-year-old Kolkata Port is now focused on improving profitability after years of high costs.(Bloomberg FILE)
The 150-year-old Kolkata Port is now focused on improving profitability after years of high costs.(Bloomberg FILE)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 10:25 AM IST
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Bloomberg | By Pradipta Mukherjee

‘Don’t teach me…’: Irked, Mamata tells Left-wing students laying siege to TMC protest site in Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee had arrived at the protest venue moments ago after attending the 150th-anniversary celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust with PM Modi at Millennium Park near Howrah Bridge, when she found the left-leaning students laying siege to the TMC students’ wing’s protest venue.
After Banerjee returned to the protest site, Left-aligned students broke through three police barricades to reach the TMC students’ wing’s protest venue, leading to complete chaos.(HT Photo)
After Banerjee returned to the protest site, Left-aligned students broke through three police barricades to reach the TMC students’ wing’s protest venue, leading to complete chaos.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 11, 2020 10:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

Kolkata braces for protests by Left, anti-NRC group during PM Modi’s visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Kolkata on Saturday and Sunday.
Left parties have announced an agitation along route Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take in Kolkata for his engagements.(ANI File Photo)
Left parties have announced an agitation along route Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take in Kolkata for his engagements.(ANI File Photo)
Published on Jan 08, 2020 11:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

WW-II bomb found off Kolkata port

A World War-II era aerial bomb has been retrieved at Netaji Subhas Dock off the Kolkata Port Trust during a routine dredging operation on Friday.
The Kolkata Port Trust cordoned off the dock and filed a first information report with the Kolkata Police.(HT photo)
The Kolkata Port Trust cordoned off the dock and filed a first information report with the Kolkata Police.(HT photo)
Updated on Dec 29, 2018 11:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Worries for Nepal as bridge collapses in Kolkata

The landlocked country is dependent on Kolkata Port for all its imports through the sea route. Apprehending disruption in movement of goods from the port as a result of the mishap, the consul general of Nepal expressed his concern to the port authorities.
A section of the bridge collapsed on September 4 disrupting an arterial connection between the city of Kolkata and South 24 Parganas district. The Diamond Harbour Road, of which the bridge was a part, is one of the routes which was used by some vehicles going to and coming from Kolkata Dock Complex.(Samir Jana)
A section of the bridge collapsed on September 4 disrupting an arterial connection between the city of Kolkata and South 24 Parganas district. The Diamond Harbour Road, of which the bridge was a part, is one of the routes which was used by some vehicles going to and coming from Kolkata Dock Complex.(Samir Jana)
Published on Sep 06, 2018 02:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondents, Kolkata/siliguri
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