Benapole port

September 6, 2020
September 6, 2020

Allegations of 'mismanagement' at Benapole port, operating with no director for 10 months

The country's largest land port Benapole has been operating without a director for the last ten months as the government did not appoint anyone since November last year.

August 19, 2020
August 19, 2020

4,000 goods-laden trucks stuck in Petrapole due to space shortage at Benapole

Around 4,000 goods-laden trucks were stranded at the Indian land port of Petrapole due to inadequate space at Benapole land port in Bangladesh.

August 11, 2020
August 11, 2020

Import, export through Benapole port halted for a day

Import-export between India and Bangladesh through the Benapole port was suspended since this morning on the occasion of Janmashtami.

July 2, 2020
July 2, 2020

Import of Indian goods through Benapole halted for 2nd day

Five port users' organisations have suspended import of Indian goods through Benapole port for the second day today, protesting India's refusal to accept Bangladeshi exported goods.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Indian held with gold worth Tk 60 lakh in Benapole

Customs officials hold two people, including an Indian national, along with 11 pieces of gold bars worth Tk 60 lakh from Benapole international check post in Benapole.

June 1, 2018
June 1, 2018

Strike threatened at Benapole port

A group of port users’ organisations threaten to impose a strike at Benapole land port alleging “harassment” by the border troopers.

January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018

Strike halts import-export thru Benapole port

The import and export activities through Benapole Land Port remains halted for four days since Thursday following an indefinite strike enforced by Indian traders at Petrapole, causing loss of Tk 48 crore revenue collections.

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

4,000 tonnes of Indian rice arrives

Importers deliver 4,000 tonnes of Indian rice at Benapole land port so far, a day after the import duty on the prime staple is drastically slashed.