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VIDEO: 11 killed as crane crashes at shipbuilding yard in south India

Workers looking at wreckage of collapsed crane

PortandTerminal.com, August 1, 2020 11 people were killed when a massive 70-tonne jetty crane collapsed during a load test in the Hindustan Shipyard Limited in India NEW DELHI– At least 11 persons were killed in India’s southern state of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday when a crane involved in construction work collapsed during load testing at the Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL). …

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COVID19: Hospitals in Delhi turning away critically ill people due to lack of capacity

Medical staff at entrance of hospital in India helping overweight woman in red dress

PortandTerminal.com, June 8, 2020 There are disturbing reports on social media of people critically ill with COVID19 being turned away at hospitals in India’s capital Delhi due to a lack of space to treat them DELHI, INDIA – Hospitals in India’s capital Delhi at capacity. The city on Sunday ordered many of its hospital beds to be reserved solely for …

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COMMODITIES: India suffers driest June in five years, fears for crops

PortandTerminal.com, July 1, 2019 More than two-thirds of India is covered by drylands and 53% of its agriculture is dependent on the rains. With climate change affecting weather systems, the Indian monsoon is becoming more erratic.  NEW DELHI, INDIA – Hundreds of Indian villages have been evacuated as a historic drought forces families to abandon their homes in search of …

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Yet another trade war?? This time it’s with India

PortandTerminal.com, June 16, 2019 India just predictably increased its tariffs on US exports, dealing another blow to fragile global trade. The goods targeted include American apples — which will be hit with a 70% tariff — as well as almonds, lentils and several chemical products New Delhi, India – As of last week, the United States is now officially in …

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