The northeastern states of Tripura and Mizoram, and southern Assam remained cut off from the rest of India following a blockade of the National Highway (NH) 44 in Meghalaya, official said here on Wednesday.
The Centre is making effort to ensure that normal life is not affected in Manipur following a call for indefinite ban on vehicular traffic on national and state highways in Naga-dominated areas in the state from Thursday.
Over the course of the 700-day blockade, her world shrunk to her living room and her kitchen. She survived by eating plants and reading books. She refused to look in the mirror, because seeing her withered state might break her spirit.
Bangladesh opposition parties on Tuesday called another nationwide transport blockade aimed at toppling the government, despite fears by business groups that the impoverished nation`s economy is being crippled.
All Assam Minority Students` Union (AAMSU) today called off the economic blockade which was affecting goods movement to Garo Hills region of Meghalaya, citing "positive response" from the state government.