Issues ranging from fencing of the Indo-Bangla border to desilting of Hooghly river and spread of fluorosis among people in Telangana were among several issues raised in the Lok Sabha during Zero Hour on Wednesday.
The 41-year-old system to issue Indo- Bangla special passport for the people living in northeast and West Bengal ceased to exist following instruction by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), official sources said on Monday.
A joint survey of the disputed
India-Bangladesh border along the Meghalaya stretch, that
resumed on Tuesday after three months, was stalled yet again
following differences between officials from the two sides.
Favouring enhanced Dhaka-New Delhi ties to address bilateral security concerns, a leading Bangladeshi think tank has said effective management of a "security regime" is crucial for good relations between the two neighbours.
Bangladesh authorities said on Tuesday they
retrieved a 34-year-old document containing an "unimplemented"
order by Mujibur Rahman
awarding four Indian artistes for their inspiring role during
1971 Liberation War.