Aiming to strengthen people-to-people contact between India and Bangladesh, the central government on Saturday said it plans to introduce regular passenger bus service to Dhaka from Assam's Guwahati via Meghalaya's Shillong.
Nepal's happiness "gives us joy", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here Tuesday on his second visit to the Himalayan country in 100 days as both sides inked nine agreements, further cementing their close ties.
Travelling to Pakistan by road has now got costlier with the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), which operates the Delhi-Lahore bus service, increasing the fare by a steep 60 per cent after a gap of almost seven years.
India and Nepal have finalised a new agreement to boost people to people contacts and promote tourism by planning bus services on three routes from Kathmandu and Pokhara to New Delhi and Varanasi later this month.
Authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Monday suspended the cross-Line of Control (LoC) bus service on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road to press for the release of a Pakistani driver arrested by Indian authorities in connection with smuggling of narcotics worth Rs 100 crore.
City bus service in Berhampur and its adjoining towns in Ganjam district of Odisha will soon become a reality as the government has sanctioned Rs five crore and formed a SPV for facilitating the much awaited transport project.