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No work on Tripura-Bangladesh rail link: Government of India


Agartala, Jul 28, 2015 : There has been no work to set up a rail link between Tripura's capital Agartala and Bangladesh due to high cost of land on the Indian side, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday. India and Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on February 16, 2013, to build a rail link between Agartala and Akhaura, ... Read More »

Akhaura- Ashuganj road to be upgraded soon, says Bangladesh Minister

Minister of Transport, Road and Bridge of Bangladesh government Mr. Obaidul Quader today arrived at Agartala check post. He was accompanied by Mr. Pankaj Saran, Indian Commissioner at Bangladesh. State minister of transport, Manik Dey welcomed the dignitaries – Mr. Quader and Mr. Saran at the check post.  Speaking to reporters at the Agartala check post Mr. Quader said that ... Read More »

Ask Bangladesh for better access, Tripura CM urges Modi

Agartala, Dec 02, 2014 : Tripura has urged the prime minister to pursue Bangladesh so that it allows access to its water and land routes that could be used to transport material to the northeartern states, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said. After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Monday night, Sarkar told reporters that access to Chittagong international port and Ashuganj ... Read More »

War crimes verdict of Mobarak Hossain of Brahmanbaria on Monday

          The International War Crimes Tribunal-1 concluded the trial of Hossain, allegedly a Razakar Commander at Brahmanbaria, on Jun 2 this year and kept the verdict pending. He has been charged on five counts, which include murder, abduction, torture and crimes against humanity. The prosecution claimed the charges against him had been proven beyond Mobarak Hossain ... Read More »

Commercial activities at ICP to remain suspended

Akhaura, Sep 30, 2014 : Export and import through Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Akhaura will remain suspended for eleven days from October 1st, due to Eid Ul Adha and Durga Puja. Sources said. the decision was taken after a joint meeting of business community of both countries. The business will resume from October 10 next. However, movement of passengers through the ... Read More »

Co-driver of Bangladeshi truck goes missing in Tripura

Agartala, Aug 19, 2014 : A co-driver of a Bangladeshi truck, carrying rice from Ashuganj port of that country to Tripura, has gone missing here, police said Tuesday. "Mohammad Soel Mia, 25, was missing since Monday afternoon. He was a co-driver of a Bangladeshi truck which carried rice from Ashuganj port to Tripura. Soel left immediately after his truck reached the FCI ... Read More »

Bangladeshi rice-laden truck for Tripura overturns, driver hurt

Agartala, Aug 11, 2014 : A Bangladeshi truck, carrying rice from Ashuganj port of that country to Tripura, met with an accident here Monday in which the driver was injured, police said. The driver of the rice-loaded truck Mohammad Suman Mia suffered head injuries and was admitted to the government-run Govind Ballabh Pant Medical College and Hospital here. Doctors said his condition ... Read More »

Trade between India and Bangladesh through ICP increases

Agartala, Aug 09, 2014 : The inauguration of the integrated check post (ICP) at the Agatala check post to facilitate trade between India and Bangladesh on November 17, 2013 has started showing outstanding results. In the current financial year till July last after the inauguration of ICP, value of goods Rs 164.30 crore was imported and revenue earned Rs 10.69 crore. ... Read More »

Tripura speaks to Indian Union Cabinet Secretary over food transportation thru Bangladesh

Agartala, Aug 09, 2014 : To cope up with the blockade period due to the railway conversion work and having the consignment of 5000 tonnes of food gains sent through neighbouring Bangladesh's Ashuganj port, the state government is intending to utilise the aforesaid route to store more food grains for the people of the state.  Relating to the same, newly appointed ... Read More »

BSF jawan, villager killed in Indian border clash near Akhaura

AGARTALA: A BSF jawan and a villager from southern Ramnagar were killed and 11 others seriously injured in a clash between security forces and locals along the India-Bangladesh border at the Akhaura Integrated Check Post late on Friday. The injured have been admitted to the Agartala Government Medical College hospital, where two of them are reported to be in a ... Read More »

Import-Export halted thru Akhaura.

Import-Export halted thru Akhaura dry port due to clash between BSF and the inhabitant of the Agartala border area last Friday night. However, in Agartala Tripura Importers – Exporters Association puts all these activities. Akhaura land Import – Export Association President Mohammad Rajib Bhuiyan said, due to clash and killing of one person, India's business man decides to stop Import ... Read More »

Import-Export halted thru Akhaura.

Import-Export halted thru Akhaura dry port due to May Day as public holyday. However, India and Bangladesh, both country celebrated International labour day(May Day) today. So in Agartala Tripura Importers – Exporters Association puts all these activities. Akhaura land Import – Export Association President Mohammad Rajib Bhuiyan said, May day celebrations in both country. So on Thrusday the Bangladesh and India's business man decides to stop ... Read More »

Teacher beaten due to protest against copy supply in Roti examination center

Zahir Raihan: Teacher beaten due to protest against copy supply in first term exam in Roti government primary school. Roti school in Dhorkhar union of Akhaura Upazila. Sohel Miah(25) inhabitant of the side of school attack assistant teacher Mohammad Shariful Islam(35) due to stop him supply copy. He was badly injured in this incident. According to the reports and findings last 23.04.2014 Sohel Miah was ... Read More »

India preparing Rail route from northeast to Bangla, Myanmar

AGARTALA: The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has prepared a masterplan to establish railway connectivity between the northeastern states, Bangladesh and Myammar. According to NFR chief engineer (construction) Harpal Singh, a survey of one of the proposed railway projects connecting Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Myanmar has already begun.   Photo courtesy: Google He said, according to the plan ... Read More »

Opposition BNP made demonstration in Akhaura

Representative: As part of the central committee decision opposition BNP made demonstration in Akhaura. Activists made demonstrations and rally in the municipal main roads. Monday morning at 11 AM the rally  start from in front of BNP office and pass the municipal main roads and the railway station area.  At the end of the rally the party activists attend a meeting in front of ... Read More »

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