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Good roads, railways vital for J&K;: Omar Abdullah


September 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday underlined the importance of good road and rail connectivity for "socio-economic development of the state".Inspecting the widening of ... Read more...

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China builds train link to ’sea of death’


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) China has finished constructing a railway link to a lake that is known as the "sea of death" due to its high salt content, a ... Read more...

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Bengal to make Sagar Island a tourist attraction


June 1st, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), June 1 (IANS) The West Bengal government will undertake infrastructural development in the sagar Island in South 24-Parganas district with a view to promote tourism, ... Read more...

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$77 million embezzled from Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail project


March 19th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 19 (IANS) China's auditing authorities Monday said 491 million yuan ($77.84 million) has been embezzled from the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway project."Some local units along the railway link extracted, ... Read more...

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Amid sanctions, Indian business delegation heads to Iran


March 9th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Amid US sanctions and accelerated efforts by the West to isolate Iran, a mammoth Indian trade delegation Friday left for Tehran to explore business opportunities ... Read more...

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Unfazed by US, India to scale up business with Iran (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In spite of sanctions by the US and the European Union and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, ... Read more...

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Despite sanctions and pressure, India set to do more busines with Iran (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In spite of sanctions by the US and the European Union and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, ... Read more...

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Unfazed by US, India to step up ties with Tehran


February 14th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Unfazed by US sanctions and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, India is set to ramp up its ... Read more...

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India to build new railway track to link with Bangladesh


February 14th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 14 (IANS) The Indian government will soon start work on a new rail link to Bangladesh that would ease surface transport in the mountainous northeastern ... Read more...

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Abstain from politics of violence, says Mamata


October 12th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Malbazar (West Bengal), Oct 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banejee, who is on a visit to north Bengal, Wednesday urged the people not to get entrapped in politics ... Read more...

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India approves new railway link with Bangladesh


September 21st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian government has sanctioned a new railway link to Bangladesh for easing surface communication in the mountainous northeastern states, a Tripura government official said ... Read more...

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India to build second rail link with Bangladesh


June 9th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 9 (IANS) Construction of a 10-km railway track linking Agartala with Bangladesh's southeastern city of Akhaurah is set to begin later this year, an official said here ... Read more...

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India-backed railway project inaugurated in Sri Lanka


February 16th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 16 (IANS) Over six years after devastating tsunami severely damaged a coastal railway, the new refurbished Galle-Matara network, sponsored by the Indian government, was inaugurated here in Sri Lanka Wednesday.A ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh cross-border trade looking up


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Dec.1 (ANI): Cross-border trade between India and Bangladesh is looking up, and this will go a long way in countering the threat of terrorism in the South Asian region, said Bangaldesh ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka take ties to new heights (Lead)


November 26th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 26 (IANS) Over a year after the Tamil Tigers were crushed, India and Sri Lanka Friday took their ties to new heights by unveiling New Delhi-aided projects worth $1 billion ... Read more...

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China to build world’s fastest 510-km-long intercity high-speed rail line


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 2(ANI): China has approved plans for a 10.6 billion dollars railway link to connect two major western cities of Xi'an and Chengdu -being claimed as the world's fastest intercity high-speed ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh finalize railway links


September 9th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Sep. 9 (ANI): Railway officials of India and Bangladesh have finalized railway link alignment to improve connectivity between the two countries in Agartala.It will reduce the distance to ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh align rail link in Tripura


September 8th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 8 (IANS) Indian and Bangladesh railway officials Wednesday completed technical formalities and finalised alignments to link their networks to improve connectivity between the two countries. Senior officials of Northeast Frontier ... Read more...

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India to expand railway connectivity with Bangladesh


August 5th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) India will extend its railway network to two more places along the India-Bangladesh border to improve connectivity between the two countries, a railway official announced Thursday. The two ... Read more...

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Saifuddin Soz demands rail link to Poonch, Rajouri


June 18th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), June 18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Congress president Saifuddin Soz has demanded a rail link for Poonch and Rajouri districts.Addressing a rally here, Soz said that he ... Read more...

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India to build bridge over Feni river


June 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) India will construct a bridge over Feni river in southern Tripura to get access to the Chittagong international sea port in Bangladesh for carrying goods and heavy ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh ‘historic’ pacts in full swing: Tripura CM


April 2nd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 2 (IANS) New Delhi and Dhaka have started implementing the agreements finalised during the January visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar ... Read more...

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Rail budget has little for northeast, say parties


February 25th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Guwahati, Feb 25 (IANS) Reactions to Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget appeared to be sharply divided in India's northeast Thursday, with several political parties saying it would not improve connectivity in ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars cheer Mamata’s railway generosity


February 24th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) No fare hike, new services, a world class station, proposed concessions for Marathi film technicians - Mumbaikars are grinning from ear to ear over Railway Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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India, B’Desh agree to address all outstanding land boundary issue


January 12th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.12 (ANI): India and Bangladesh have agreed to comprehensively address all outstanding land boundary issues keeping in view the spirit of the 1974 Land Boundary Agreement and also to ... Read more...

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Mamata flags of two ladies’ specials in Bengal


December 5th, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday flagged off two trains exclusively for women in West Bengal. The trains were flagged off on the Eastern Railway Sealdah division and will ... Read more...

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Vice President lays foundation stone of first ever railway line in Sikkim


October 30th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, Oct 30 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday laid the foundation stone of the first ever railway line (Rangpo-Sivok railway line) to Sikkim at Rangpo.The new broad gauge ... Read more...

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Friendship, cooperation vital for India and Pakistan: PM


October 28th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Wednesday that the traditional tensions between India and Pakistan needed to be eased. Addressing a large gathering before the ... Read more...

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Prime Minister appeals to youth to help build new Kashmir


October 28th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Anantnag, Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday asked the youth to join the government's endeavour in building a new Kashmir and carve a new future for themselves, while promising ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates historic railway link in Kashmir


October 28th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday flagged off a new train service on the 18-km track linking south Kashmir with Srinagar and other places in ... Read more...

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India’s longest rail bridge nearing completion at Kochi


October 9th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Oct 9 (ANI): The Indian Railways is set to make a record of building the longest railway bridge in the shortest period at Kochi.Crossing through an island and backwaters of ... Read more...

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Chandigarh-Ludhiana rail link to open by 2011


July 29th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) Nearly a decade after starting work on a 110-km rail link between the industrial hub of Ludhiana with this Punjab capital, a railway official Wednesday said the link ... Read more...

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Bangladesh favours reopening rail link with India: Sheikh Hasina


July 22nd, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, July 22 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her government's interest in reopening a rail link between Bangladesh and India to establish stronger connectivity between the two neighbouring ... Read more...

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First railway link between Thailand and Laos opened


March 5th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 5 (DPA) The first railway link across the Mekong River connecting Thailand with Laos was officially opened Thursday in a ceremony presided over by Thailand's Princess Sirindhorn. The line allows travel ... Read more...

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Rail link to Kashmir Valley may have to be realigned


February 15th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 15 (IANS) The proposed 70-km rail link between Katra in the Jammu region and Qazigund in Kashmir Valley may have to be realigned because of geological obstacles, pushing the project ... Read more...

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