Alang yard mishap: NHRC issues notices to Shipping Ministry, Gujarat

National Human Rights Commission issued notices to the Union Shipping Ministry and Gujarat government over the death of five persons allegedly due to gas leakage at Alang ship-breaking yard in the state recently.

Tapping Ganga`s potential, transparency in ministry top agenda: Gadkari

Restoring Ganga`s glory and tapping its potential as an internal transport mode along with "full transparency" in the ministry`s functioning lie top on the agenda of Nitin Jairam Gadkari, who assumed charge of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Ministry on Thursday.

Shipping ministry official arrested by CBI

Shipping ministry official K Sakthi was arrested for demanding a bribe of Rs 25,000, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said Wednesday.

Shipping Ministry may get one more Additional Secretary

The Shipping Ministry`s proposal to induct another Additional Secretary may be accepted at the Cabinet meeting scheduled for Thursday.

Shipping Ministry favours divestment in Cochin Shipyard

The Shipping Ministry supports
the Department of Economic Affairs` move to divest government
equity in state-run Cochin Shipyard, the largest shipping and
ship repair yard in India, a top ministry official said on Tuesday.