India Bangladesh Border Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Bangladesh sign Inland Water Transit and Trade Protocol

On May 20, 2020, India and Bangladesh signed the second Addendum of the Inland Water Transit and Trade Protocol in Bangladesh. Highlights Under the new protocol, the countries can ply on designated protocol route. Also, movement of shallow draft mechanized vessels have been allowed between Dhubri (India) and Chilmari (Bangladesh). This is being considered as ..

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India-World Bank sign 88 million USD to implement Assam Inland Water Transport Project

On January 16, 2020, the Government of Assam, Government of India and World Bank signed 88 million USD agreement. The agreement aims to modernize Assam’s Ferry transport service on the Brahmaputra river. Highlights There are over 361 ferry routes across Brahmaputra river in Assam. These routes act as a crucial means of transport to 1000s ..

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India Bangladesh old rail links of 1965 prewar to be reopened

The Bangladesh PM Sheik Hasina announced that India Bangladesh rail links that were closed after 1965 war will be reopened. The announcement was made at the inaugural function of the first intercity train between Dhaka and Kurigam. Rail Links between India and Bangladesh The first rail link between India and Bangladesh was opened in 2008. ..

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India-Bangladesh border along Dhubri comes under BOLD-QIT Surveillance

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the BOLD-QIT Surveillance along Dhubri district in Assam on the India Bangladesh border. BOLD-QIT Surveillance BOLD-QIT stands for Border electronically dominated quick response team interception technique. BOLD-QIT Surveillance is part of the Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS). BOLD-QIT together with help the Border Security Force (BSF) in curbing all types of cross border crimes it ..

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