Page-5 of Bay of Bengal Current Affairs, GK & News

BIMSTEC Day

June 6 is the BIMSTEC Day and the Secretariat in Dhaka celebrated the day by hosting a reception on June 25. BIMSTEC BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) is a regional organization which comprises seven Member States in the littoral and adjacent areas of the Bay of Bengal. BIMSTEC came ..

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Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project

Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project is aimed at making Telangana drought-proof by harnessing the flood waters of the River Godavari. The project also houses the world s biggest pump house with seven pumps of 139 MW each. The project seeks to divert 180 TMC of Godavari flood water to facilitate agriculture, rejuvenate tanks, provide water for ..

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Feni Bridge is developing as a corridor for trade and commerce between India’s North-East and Bangladesh

The Feni Bridge, which is also known as Maitree Setu, is developing as a corridor for trade and commerce between India’s North-East and Bangladesh over river Feni and will connect Tripura with Chittagong port of Bangladesh. It will provide direct road connectivity between South Tripura and Chittagong allowing India to use Chittagong as a “port ..

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Cyclones from Arabian Sea

Cyclone Vayu has changed course and has started moving away from the Indian coast towards Oman. Cyclone Vayu which was categorised as very severe was seen an outliner. Why seen as an outliner? West coast of India sees much fewer cyclones than the East coast. Data suggests that the eastern coast witnesses four times more ..

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SAARC Making Way for BIMSTEC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited leaders of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) to his swearing-in ceremony on May 30. This diplomatic gesture to fellow nations along the Bay of Bengal highlights the diminishing returns from India s other regional group SAARC since PM had Modi had invited leaders ..

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