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Demand in LS for Indo-Bangla border fencing

Issues ranging from fencing of the Indo-Bangla border to desilting of Hooghly river and spread of fluorosis among people in Telangana were among several issues raised in the Lok Sabha during Zero......

Bengal: Two cargo ships collide in Hooghly

A cargo ship is sinking after it collided with another cargo vessel coming from the opposite direction in Hooghly River in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Tuesday. The collision between......

Toll in Bengal trawler mishap climbs to 83

With two more bodies fished out of the Hooghly river, the toll in the trawler capsize mishap rose to 83 on Thursday.Meanwhile, fishermen spotted a piece of wood floating in the middle of the river......

Bengal trawler capsize toll increases to 69

The death toll in the trawler capsize in Hooghly river shot up to 69 on Monday night with 28 bodies retrieved from the waters, even as search for 43 others missing was suspended for the night due......

'Indian Navy cannot come second in war'

In the hot Kolkata sun, on the banks of the Hooghly river, craftsmen from Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) swarm over what will be the Indian Navy's most high-tech stealth warship. For......

Kolkata has enough water, yet there's a problem

Kolkata is one place where domestic water supply isn't billed. The Hooghly river is the primary source and there's no supply crisis looming, unlike some other cities. Also, there are no charges......

Bengal offers new location for chemical hub

The West Bengal governmentproposed on Monday Nayachar island on the Hooghly river, off Haldia, as the new destination for the state's chemical hub project that was derailed following an unrest in......

India's pride: A stunning cable-stayed bridge in Jammu & Kashmir

Strategically important and first of the kind in North India and Jammu and Kashmir, the 592-meter long Basohli Bridge over River Ravi will be the fourth such bridge in the country Defence Minister......

Rediff poll: Can Mamata still transform Kolkata into London?

Soon after Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee became the West Bengal chief minister, she declared her intent to transform Kolkata into London. At the foundation stone-laying event of a......

Why big infra projects get delayed in India

If there is one area in India that badly needs some, it is the planning and implementation of infrastructure projects, says Barun Roy. Image: Godavari Rail Bridge. Photograph: Courtesy,......

Slumdog Millionaire sold out!

All eyes it seems are on the triumphant American release of Quantum of Solace which has hijacked $70 million in just three days, far exceeding the Hollywood expectations. But discerning eyes will......
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Eight killed in Bihar flood, toll rises to 127

Eight people were killed and lakhs affected due to floods in Bihar and West Bengal, where major rivers are flowing above the danger mark. Two boys... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/566754/eight-killed-bihar-flood-toll.html
Sushil Kumar Modi

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 20:00 Patna: The BJP on Wednesday claimed there is no scientific evidence to prove that floods occurred... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/bihar/no-scientific-evidence-proves-farakka-dam-caused-bihar-floods-sushil-kumar-modi_1922148.html
Metro tunnel to reach river in December

KOLKATA: The East-West Metro tunnel from Howrah Maidan is expected to reach the Hooghly riverbed by December, KMRC officials told Metro Railway... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Metro-tunnel-to-reach-river-in-December/articleshow/53695830.cms
Maruti Suzuki to ferry cars via waterways

Maruti Suzuki will first move cars by road from its Gurgaon factory to Varanasi, where it will be put on a roll on-roll off vessel to transport to... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/keE1Pxfx3Dtg45eVf4m96H/Maruti-Suzuki-to-ferry-cars-via-waterways.html
Gadkari to inaugurate inland waterways in Varanasi tom

Varanasi, Aug 11 (UNI) Union minister of road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari would flag off the Inland Waterways vessels for the pilot run... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/gadkari-to-inaugurate-inland-waterways-in-varanasi-tom/states/news/586911.html

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