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  • Shela ban is permanent

    The government has imposed a permanent ban on the plying of all types of vessels through the Shela river in the Sundarbans, amid concern over frequent incidents of vessel capsize in the river.

  • Shela river route banned permanently

    Amid concern over frequent incidents of vessel capsize in the Shela River in the Sundarbans, the government imposes a permanent ban on the plying of all types of vessels through the river.

  • Govt bans Shela route

    The sinking of a coal-laden vessel on Saturday has prompted the government to ban again the operation of all vessels in the Shela River, a dolphin sanctuary in the Sundarbans.

  • Sundarbans’ Shela river route banned, case filed

    All vessels have been barred from using the Shela river route through the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest and a listed heritage site, days after a coal-laden vessel sank in the river. This is the second time the route has been banned after an oil tanker sank in the same river a year ago.

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