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New waterways possible between India and B`desh: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 16:00

New waterways between India and Bangladesh will be possible by connecting two rivers of Tripura with as many rivers of Bangladesh, according to a study by the Rail India Technical and Economic Services.

Maritime States to get Central aid for port devt, waterways

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 11:02

The scheme seeks to offer financial aid for capital dredging, coastal jetty, Inland Waterways Transport (IWT) jetties and preparation of Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for infrastructure development, a Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) official has said.

US: 20 nations plan exercise in Mideast

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 12:13

In a move to bolster military strength against Iran, 20 nations will stage an anti-mining exercise in Mideast waterways.

Govt to identify ways to scale up investment in waterways

Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012, 18:20

Expanding the horizons of investments, the government has decided to identify the potential and approaches to attract funds in the Inland Waterways sector.

PM fast-tracks development of inland waterways

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 16:40

In a bid to ease the burden on rail and road infrastructure, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has taken steps to fast-track the development and use of inland waterways by involving public and private sectors.

PM fast-tracks development of inland waterways

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 15:56

India has nearly 16,000 km of inland waterways of which about 5,000 km are navigable by large barges.

Need to promote investment in inland waterways: PM

Last Updated: Sunday, October 02, 2011, 00:14

Emphasising the need to promote investments in inland waterways, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said good transport infrastructure is critical to making growth process more inclusive.

PM for adequate control over maritime activity

Last Updated: Saturday, October 01, 2011, 14:55

Spurt in incidents of piracy close to Indian shores weighing on his mind, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday stressed the need to ensure adequate control over maritime activity for security reasons.

Private sector should come forward to use waterways: IWAI

Last Updated: Friday, January 21, 2011, 19:33

The use of the waterways by private sector for transportation of bulk cargo would open new avenues for business and employment in the North East region, said IWAI chairperson Bhupinder Prasad on Thursday.