Lanka govt to clear China-funded Colombo port project

 The controversial China-funded USD 1.4 billion Colombo Port City project may soon be given clearance to go ahead, the Sri Lankan government said today.

Jun 18, 2015, 20:31 PM IST

68 people found in shipping container at UK port

British emergency services said Friday they had found 68 people locked in a container at a port in southeast England, including two pregnant women.

Jun 05, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

Egypt court sentences 11 to death over 2012 football riot

An Egyptian court Sunday sentenced 11 people to death after a retrial over a 2012 football stadium riot in the canal city of Port Said that left 74 people dead.

Apr 19, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Navy keen on developing Tuticorin port

Indian Navy is planning to further develop the port capabilities of Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu to be able to make it as one of its forward operating base, a senior naval official said here on Monday.

Dec 02, 2014, 00:23 AM IST
Security beefed up at Kolkata Port after terror alert; Navy warships withdrawn

Security beefed up at Kolkata Port after terror alert; Navy warships withdrawn

Patrolling has been intensified at the Kolkata Port Trust following inputs of threat perception at the port and its installations, reports suggested on Tuesday.

Nov 04, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

Far-right groups protest immigration at British port

British far-right groups demonstrated against immigrants entering the country from France, in a protest at the southern English port of Dover.

Sep 28, 2014, 05:31 AM IST

Qatar reduces number of stadiums for 2022 FIFA World Cup due to rising costs

The organising committee of the 2022 Qatar World Cup has reportedly reduced the number of stadiums it is planning to build for the tournament due to rising costs and delays.

Apr 22, 2014, 13:52 PM IST

Remains of a port unearthed near Egypt`s Giza pyramids

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a bustling port and barracks for sailors or military troops near the famed Giza Pyramids in Egypt.

Jan 29, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

Pakistan Navy beefs up security at Gwadar Port, western coast

To strengthen the defence of Gwadar Port and to enhance the security of vital assets and installations along the western coast, the Pakistan Navy has commissioned the 3rd Pak Marines Battalion.

Mar 29, 2013, 14:42 PM IST

Explosion rocks Gibraltar port

A fuel tank exploded close to a cruise ship in the port of Gibraltar.

May 31, 2011, 23:19 PM IST

USS George Washington leaves port in Japan

US carrier George Washington
has left the naval facility at Yokosuka in south of Tokyo, where it was undergoing repairs, amid concerns over radiation from the damaged nuclear power plant.

Mar 22, 2011, 11:39 AM IST

Port operations continues to be affected

Operations at the Kochi port has come to a standstill with a section of the workers conitinuing with their strike, which entered the 7th day.

Feb 08, 2011, 14:05 PM IST

India can now access Bangladesh ports

Bangladesh will allow South Asian nations, including India, to access its Chittagong and Mongla ports and is keen to revive connectivity in the region, the country`s Foreign Minister said here Wednesday.

Nov 10, 2010, 23:13 PM IST

Expert aid sought to prevent further gas leaks at Mumbai port

After nearly 60 persons were hospitalised following leakage of chlorine gas from a cylinder at the Mumbai Port Trust early Wednesday morning, the government has sought help of experts to prevent any further incident of the kind.

Jul 14, 2010, 14:57 PM IST

Pak objects to seizure of Karachi-bound ship

Pakistan has objected to India seizing a Karachi bound ship which purportedly carried huge cache of arms and ammunition, saying the sea carrier was on duty of the UN Peacekeeping forces.

Jun 28, 2010, 20:48 PM IST

Radiation: Another scalded; Centre for detectors at ports

One more person has been scalded
due to exposure to high radiation and is recuperating at a
private hospital in north-west Delhi, officials said today.

Apr 17, 2010, 00:33 AM IST

US port shut as `highly explosive` containers punctured

A major US port was shut down today after nine containers of "highly explosive material" were accidentally punctured, officials said, recommending that part of the city be evacuated.

Jan 13, 2010, 10:39 AM IST

Port workers threaten to go on indefinite strike from Monday

Five federations of major ports in the country have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Monday, if the talks with Indian Ports Association (IPA), scheduled that day, fails to resolve the contentious issues.

Jan 02, 2010, 20:26 PM IST

Cargo volumes up 13% in Indian ports in November

Cargo volumes in Indian ports grew by 13 percent in November to 48.2 million tonnes against 42.5 million tonnes in the year-ago period, mainly powered by iron and coal cargo traffic.

Dec 23, 2009, 11:44 AM IST