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Trade with Bangladesh Resumes at Petralpol Land Port

Import and export of goods through the Petrapole land port resumed. This was possible when both Indian and Bangladesh officials agreed to create a zero point where the goods will be exchanged. The establishment of zero point ensures that the trucks do not cross the borders and spread the corona virus from one country to […]

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Truck owners request for bauxite transport to be resumed in Chhattisgarh

Truck owners struggling due to stopped bauxite transport in Chhattisgarh have requested local administration to allow them to resume. The transport association there has pointed out that hundreds of truckers and staff rely only on bauxite transport for their livelihood. They have assured that all the prescribed measures to prevent spread of coronavirus will be […]

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Fish trucks from other states banned from entering Dakshina Kannada

After ban on deep sea fishing during lockdown, many trucks from Goa, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu were bringing fish to Mangaluru daily. However, the entry of these trucks has been banned as hundreds of people used to gather to purchase fish during auctioning from trucks, risking spread of Coronavirus. Truckers operating on these […]

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Tamil Nadu builds wall at border shared with Andhra near Chittoor

Vellore district administration in Tamil Nadu has constructed walls on three highways connected to Chittoor district, Palamaner-Gudiyattam, Chittoor-Tiruttani and Chittoor-Vellore roads. The steps have been taken to tackle COVID-19 spread. The walls have been constructed by revenue and police officials. These roads were being used for transport of essential commodities but now all movement has […]

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Cabinet Secretary instructs states to clear cargo logjam

Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba instructed state bureaucrats to allow stranded trucks to reach their destinations. This includes non-essential goods too. The logjam has led to closure of warehouses and impacted logistics operations. He instructed that once the logjam has cleared, the fresh movement should only be of essential goods.