India has completed a major part of the work on a railway link with landlocked Nepal that is expected to promote tourism and boost trade.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s nod to include the railway link, along the state`s border with Bangladesh, connecting Assam at both ends as a national project.
Amid deepening dispute over South China Sea, Beijing has operationalised its 141-km long railway link connecting ASEAN countries to firm up burgeoning trade links with the regional bloc.
Train passengers in the Kashmir Valley can soon travel up to Banihal with railways Tuesday announcing completion of the key Qazigund-Banihal section.
Day in Pics: 27th August
August 27, 2014
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