Akhaura

  • Death toll in Bangladesh tornado climbs to 23 March 24, 2013

    Dhaka: The death toll from a tornado that swept through some 25 villages in eastern Bangladesh, rose to 23 with rescuers finding three more bodies in debris, a day after the deadly storm which also left nearly 500 people injured. The storm which hit the area on Friday, left a...
  • New railway project to link India and Bangladesh November 23, 2012

    Agartala: India and Bangladesh would soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a railway link between Tripura capital Agartala and Bangladesh's southeastern city of Akhaurah, officials here said on Friday. At a cost of Rs 271 crore, India will build a 15km railway track linking Agartala with...
  • AkhauraAgartala rail link: survey after Budget February 13, 2012

    Agartala: India will soon start the final survey to lay the rail link between Akhaura in Bangladesh and Agartala, a project which New Delhi plans to implement within two years, a top railway official said on Monday. Chief Administrative Officer (Construction) of Northeast Frontier Railway Mohan Lal said the survey for...