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    Ram Sethu: Centre gets six weeks to convey its stand

    The Supreme Court granted six weeks’ time to the Central government to communicate its stand on the Sethusamudram project. A Bench of Justices H L Dattu and C K Prasad accorded more time to the government

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    Sethu row: Govt plans re-look at SC proposal, new routes

    The Centre is planning to reject the Pachauri panel report on the Sethusamudram project and set up a new committee to re-examine ‘Alignment 4A’ suggested by the Supreme Court. If needed, the panel will

  • India

    India, Bangladesh test waters again

    - Karimganj-bound cargo ships from both countries set to sail from Calcutta this week. Silchar: India and Bangladesh are on happy waters again after reviving a protocol to use the neighbouring country’s

  • Bangladesh - Key environmental issues

    Bangladesh - An overview of key environmental issues.

  • Ship Breaking and Ship Recycling Rules, 2011: Bangladesh

    The Ship Breaking and Ship Recycling Rules-2011 herein after referred to as `Rule' has been formulated in pursurance of the Hon'ble High Court Division of Supreme Court, in writ petition No. 7260 of 2008

  • Ship-breaking yard fined for pollution

    The Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday fined a ship-breaking yard at Madambibir Hat under Sitakunda upazila of the port city Tk 15 lakh for ignoring workers' safety and polluting environment.

  • 3 more ship breaking yards sued in Ctg

    The Department of Environment (DoE) here yesterday sued three more ship-breaking yards for polluting environment and not responding to its notices of clearance. With this, seven ship-breaking yards have been sued within two weeks. The DoE investigator Saiful Ashrab filed the cases with Sitakunda Police Station and the Environment Court. The yards are Rahman Ship Yard and Mahin Enterprise

  • Fly ash barge drowns

    A Bangladeshi barge carrying around 60 tonnes of fly ash sank in the Hooghly, near Budge Budge, on Thursday apparently after the engine developed a snag during high tide. The Anmona-2, which was returning to Bangladesh with fly ash from the CESC plant in Budge Budge, has been tied away from the navigational channel, about 60 feet from the bank.

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