Page-3 of Bay of Bengal Current Affairs, GK & News

Bridge Constructed across Teesta River in North Sikkim by BRO opened

On March 21, 2020, the Borders Road Organization opened a 360 feet long bridge across Teesta river. The bridge was constructed by BRO under Project Swastik. Highlights Till date, the connectivity was routed through restricted army land. With the bridge being opened, the army land access is to be closed for the public. The bridge ..

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SAMPRITI-IX: India-Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise to be held in Meghalaya

A Joint Military Exercise between India and Bangladesh is to be held at Umroi, Meghalaya between 3rd February, 2020 and 16th February, 2020. The exercise is called “SAMPRITI” Highlights During the joint exercise, Command Post Exercise and Field Training Exercise is to be conducted according to United Nations Charter. The troops of both the armies ..

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Vizag Port records highest growth rate among major ports

The Vishakapatnam Port Trust has recorded a growth rate of 10% for this fiscal year despite the economic slowdown and weak market conditions. The VPT is currently at the fourth spot among the major ports of India. The first three spots are held by the Kandla Port, Paradeep Port and the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trusts. ..

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Port Authority of India signed MoU to explore ties with Thailand

The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) and the ports of Visakhapatnam, Kolkata and Chennai signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU)s to increase export and import trade through cargo handling. The MoU was signed at the recently concluded Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sector Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) . This will help in strengthening bilateral ties ..

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Samudra Shakti: India- Indonesian Joint Naval exercise

The Navies of India and Indonesia are holding bilateral naval exercise called ‘Samudra Shakti’ in Bay of Bengal on 6-7 November 2019. This year is the second edition of India, Indonesia Bilateral Naval Exercise. The inaugural edition of exercise was held at the port of Surabaya, Indonesia in November 2018. About Ex- Samudra Shakti Objective: ..

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