Waterways and ports

Waterways and ports

Kochi’s proposed cruise terminal aimed at global luxury liners

KOCHI: The tide is definitely turning for Kochi with a whole new wave of opportunities as the Queen of the Arabian Sea is looking...
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INS Viraat decommissioned, Andhra wants to convert it to luxury hotel

DELHI: As it entered its last day in service on Monday after three decades of sailing, oldest aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy INS...
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‘No applicants for seaplanes yet’

PANAJI: While state tourism authorities blamed the director general for civil aviation as the reason why the seaplane service failed to take off in...

‘India lags behind in cruise tourism sector’

DELHI: Union Minister Mahesh Sharma pitched for strengthening 'cruise tourism' in India even as he lamented that the country lagged behind in the segment...
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Admin, tourism officials blamed for Patna boat tragedy

PATNA: Senior officials in Patna and Saran districts administration and Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC) might face the music as the team probing...
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Modal transport hubs, new mass rapid transport soon: Gadkari

DELHI: Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said that his Ministry is examining the feasibility of setting up multi...
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Water taxis on Yamuna from June

DELHI: Delhi may join the elite club of cities with water taxi services by June end as the Centre’s Yamuna Water Taxi project to...
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Lake tourism emerging in T’puram

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A backwater tourism circuit linking the brackish water Kadinamkulam lake, the biggest inland waterbody of the capital district, Anchuthengu and Akathumuri lakes, Anjengo...
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Waterway to be sustainable by 2019

DELHI: Though the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) was set up way back in 1986 and five National Waterways (NW) were designated for...
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Delhi holding up restoration of Kashmir waterway

SRINAGAR: When the state government submitted a proposal to Government of India in 2009-10 for restarting inland water transport, the lost title of ‘Venice...

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