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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......

The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian......

Singur works even during the Pujas to return land to farmers

Government officials working overtime to dismantle the Tata plant and return land to farmers, says Ishita Ayan Dutt. The road to the erstwhile site of Tata Motors’ Nano factory in Singur,......

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......

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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Toll in Hooghly jetty collapse rises to 13

With seven more bodies fished out of the River Hooghly on Friday, the death toll in the jetty collapse at Bhadreswar in Hooghly district rose to... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-toll-in-hooghly-jetty-collapse-rises-to-13-2421156
West Bengal to revamp jetties, plans to roll out 'Jaldhara' scheme

Following the collapse of a temporary jetty over the Hooghly river, the West Bengal government plans to revamp jetties across districts, an... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a736795.html
3 dead, 13 missing in Hooghly river as jetty collapses

At least three persons died and 13 others were still missing after a temporary jetty on the Hooghly river collapsed in Hooghly district of west... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/west-bengal/3-dead-13-missing-in-hooghly-river-as-jetty-collapses-1999737.html
3 dead, around 70 missing

Three persons died and around 70 others were missing when a portion of a jetty in the Hooghly river gave way today under the impact of high tide at... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/jetty-collapse-3-dead-around-70-missing-117042600688_1.html
Tunnel boring under Hooghly kicks off for East West Metro

Adding a new chapter in India's transport history, a tunnel boring machine (TBM) started off its arduous 520-metre journey under the Hooghly river... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a733082.html

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