Connectivity with Myanmar — the wait gets longer

Building a project in Myanmar was and is difficult. But, is it so difficult that the connectivity proposals mooted by Delhi early in the last decade will remain a dream or at best half complete? Exactly the same happened to proposals to connect the north-eastern States and ASEAN through Myanmar. The trilateral India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) highway […]

India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway agreement soon

NEW DELHI: The dream of a seamless travel in Southeast Asian countries will soon be reality with India all set to sign a strategic trilateral highway agreement connecting India-Myanmar-Thailand via road which is expected to give a big boost to trade and economy in ASEAN countries. According to the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways […]

India setting up 9 border trade points with Myanmar

Keen to boost border trade between Northeast India and the neighbouring Southeast Asian countries, the Indian government is setting up nine border haats or markets along the border with Myanmar, a top official said on Wednesday. Addressing the inauguration of the Eighth Delhi Dialogue here, Anil Wadhwa, Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs […]

India to upgrade bridges on trilateral highway in Myanmar

Road transportation between India and Myanmar got a boost on Wednesday when the Indian cabinet approved the construction of 69 bridges including approach roads on the Tamu-Kyigone-Kalewa (TKK) road section of the trilateral highway in Myanmar. The strategic link between India and Myanmar, built with assistance of India, facilitates trans-border movement between India and Myanmar. […]

Manipur CM flags of trial run of Imphal-Mandalay bus service

Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi flagged off the much awaited trial run of the Imphal-Mandalay bus service from Hotel Imphal today. The trial of the bus service was finally flagged off after continuous efforts by the Governments of Myanmar and India. It is expected that once this bus service is activated formally for the public, […]