Railway connectivity boost in NE- Bangladesh trade relations

Guwahati: Ensuring better direct connectivity between Northeast India and Bangladesh, the Mitali Express train connecting both the neighbouring countries was flagged off on June 1.  The train is also projected to spur socio-economic development between the two nations by enabling the cross-border movement of goods and people and promoting regional commercial growth.

Petrol Pumps in Guwahati staring at permanent closure

Guwahati: There is an impending crisis of fuel hovering over Assam, as the petroleum dealers are often calling for strikes and a Petrol Depot Bandh as the latter’s issues remain unresolved. The latest strike by the North East Petroleum Dealers’ Association (NEPDA) was called on May 31, when the dealers did not buy their daily fuel from the oil companies. Although no scarcity of petrol or diesel has been reported in the city till the time of filing this report, the association has warned of such an impending crisis.