China on Friday inaugurated its second railway line in Tibet, built at a cost of USD 2.16 billion, close to Indian border in Sikkim, enhancing mobility of its military in the remote and strategic Himalayan region.
Fearing largescale influx of
people after the introduction of a rail link, the Khasi
Students Union has expressed concern over the proposal to set
up a railway line from Assam to Byrnihat in Meghalaya.
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina has said that her government wants to reopen the rail links with India for better connectivity and to promote trade, investment and people-to-people contact. The rail link was snapped in 1965.