The Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain on Wednesday said the Centre has fixed a target to connect all state capitals to Delhi by rail to help farmers sell their products.
The railway service of Agartala (India) and Akhaura (Bangladesh) is expected to begin from 2019.
The train services to the Northeast region from the rest of the country continue to be disrupted due to flood even as the Railway Board on Wednesday directed all Zonal railways to cancel trains travelling from various parts of the country beyond Malda town in West Bengal and Katihar in Bihar till August 20, 2017.
A biofuel refinery, the first of its kind in India, set up at the Numaligarh Refinery (NRL) in Assam, will soon process biofuel from bamboo, abundantly found in Arunachal Pradesh, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said recently.
Union MoS for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan assured support to tap the huge bamboo resources of Arunachal Pradesh, which remains unused to its potential that can change the economy of rural masses.
Manarchak power plant in Sonamura subdivision of Tripura would be formally inaugurated by Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal. Goyal is scheduled to arrive here on May 29.
Assam Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Thursday announced that the second bridge over Brahmaputra at Saraighat would be inaugurated by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on January 1, 2017
India and Japan are likely to sign a civil nuclear cooperation agreement during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to Japan next week as the two sides completed the internal procedures for the much-awaited agreement.