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The Bangladesh government has finally agreed to India’s demand for joint dredging by the two countries to facilitate river navigation along the Calcutta-Haldia and Karimganj river routes, clearing the decks for the exercise. This was stated last evening by the secretary in the ministry of shipping, A.P.V.N. Sarma, while inaugurating a state-of-the-art Rs 3.68-crore jetty on the Barak river at Badarpur port in Karimganj district. Read more at http://www.telegraphindia.com/1081226/jsp/northeast/story_10301807.jsp