SHIPPING CHANNEL

  • Nitin Gadkari to inspect Sethu Project Route on November 4 November 3, 2014

    Ramanathapuram: Union Surface Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari would undertake an aerial inspection of the controversial Sethusamudram Shipping Channel route on November 4, officials said on Sunday. He would inspect the entire Palk Strait onboard a Coast Guard aircraft and discuss about the work so far completed on the multi-crore...
  • Tell centre to scrap Sethu Samudram, TN urges SC April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government has urged the Supreme Court to direct the central government not to proceed with the implementation of the Sethu Samudram Shipping Channel Project in the Palk Strait. The channel will facilitate navigation between India's east and west coasts. In his affidavit before the apex court,...
  • 'Sethusamundram project will not be ecologically viable' April 7, 2013

    Kolkata: With the Centre ignoring the Pachauri Committee report advising against implementation of the controversial Sethusamundram project, eminent scientist RK Pachauri has said that he stands by the report and warned of serious ecological ramifications. "We stand by what we said in our report that the project will not be economically...