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Govt. to invest Rs.25k cr in Assam

Govt. to invest Rs.25k cr in Assam

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said the Centre would invest Rs.25,000 crore for developing roads, bridges and waterways in poll-bound Assam over the next two-three years.

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2016 – An Infrastructure Leap Year

2016 – An Infrastructure Leap Year

United Nations General Assembly has declared 2016 to be the year of ¨pulses¨. With pulse prices going sky-high in 2015, another source of protein for the poor people has well-nigh gone out of reach in our country.

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GST will be a game changer

GST will be a game changer

India is a burgeoning economy and is emerging as one of the world´s leading markets. It expects to sustain strong growth over the coming years and strives to become one of the top three economies in the world by the middle of the century.

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India to use waterways to Ashuganj port

India to use waterways to Ashuganj port

Bangladesh has agreed to allow India to use its waterways to Ashuganj river port on Meghna, about 37 km from Agartala, for carrying food grains from Kolkata to Tripura. Bangladesh government agreed to a request by the Centre

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Pakistan mulls ferry services from Karachi to India

Pakistan mulls ferry services from Karachi to India

According to a Pakistani media report, the national government plans to launch ferry services between Karachi and Gujarat or Mumbai. Further, the government plans to launch such a service between Karachi and Dubai. Pakistani Ports & Shipping Minister Senator Kamran Michael is quoted as saying in the media. Pakistani government set up a high-level committee to examine the feasibility of such services and the panel may

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GMB to attract bidders for dredging project

GMB to attract bidders for dredging project

Following poor response from bidders in the initial global tender, the Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) plans to conduct a road show for the Rs 115 crore dredging project in the Gulf of Khambhat. The board wants to dredge the area in order to facilitate the proposed ro-ro ferry service linking Ghogha in Bhavnagar to Dahej. An official statement from the GMB shows that the channel's length will be about 4,30

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