Siliguri Current Affairs, GK & News

Chilahati-Haldibari Rail Link

India and Bangladesh are set to reopen the Chilahati-Haldibari rail link after more than 5 decades to enhance the connectivity between the two countries. This is part of the commitment to revive and operationalize the six pre-1965 rail links between the two countries. Chilahati-Haldibari link was cut off during the 1965 India-Pakistan war. The inauguration ..

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India-Myanmar review trade and border cooperation

On October 1, 2020, India and Myanmar held a virtual meeting that was headed by the secretaries of the respective governments. Key Highlights The countries reviewed international border cooperation and also the entire gamut of relations. They also discussed on several other areas of cooperation such as power, energy, cultural cooperation, etc. During the meet, ..

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Chief of Navy Admiral Karambir Singh visits Myanmar

The Chief of Indian Navy Admiral Karamvir Singh is to visit Myanmar between February 17, 2020 and February 20, 2020. During his visit, he will hold discussions with his Myanmar counterpart to enhance bilateral maritime relations between the countries Highlights The Admiral is to interact with the trainees of the National Defence College in Nay ..

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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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2019 Durand Cup to be held in Kolkata

The 2019 Durand Cup will be the 129th edition of the Durand Cup, which will be held at Kolkata in West Bengal from August 2 to 23. This will be for the first time that the tournament will be played outside New Delhi, its traditional venue. The matches will be played across three locations in ..

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