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Successful trial of train between Jaynagar in India and Kurtha in Nepal undertaken

On July 18, 2021, successful trial of movement of train was undertaken between Jaynagar in India and Kurtha in Nepal. Key Points The length of the rail section is 34.50 and this is the first section of the rail line links between the two countries which connects Kurtha in the Mahottari district of Nepal to ..

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Iran drops off India from Chabahar Rail Project

On July 14, 2020, the Iranian Government announced that it is to move ahead with construction of rail line from Chabahar port to Zahedan on its own. According to the Iranian Government, the decision was taken due to the delays in funding for the project from Indian side. Highlights The Iranian Government is to complete ..

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Konkan Railways Corporation Ltd (KRCL) signs a contract agreement with Nepal’s Department of Railways

The Konkan Railways Corporation Ltd (KRCL) has signed a contract agreement with Nepal’s Department of Railways to supply two 1600 HP DEMU train sets. These trains will be used to operationalise railway link between Jayanagar in India and Kurtha in Nepal. Each train set will comprise of one driving power car, three trailer cars with ..

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Proposed NHAI International

The Government has decided to set up a separate body NHAI International to venture into the road building business outside India. NHAI-International will have offices in several countries and will work as contractor mostly in the neighbour countries such as Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal as well as Iran. The NHAI –International is an excellent idea ..

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Current Affairs : November 11, 2011

17th SAARC summit wraps up with poverty, inequalities in mind Renewing their commitment to alleviate poverty and reduce income inequalities within the societies and to improve the quality of life and well-being of their people through people-centred sustainable development, the leaders of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries concluded their 17th summit. ..

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