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Kolkata-Khulna-Dhaka bus starts

Esplanade in central Kolkata

Esplanade in central Kolkata

April 9 (TravelAndy): To facilitate travel between India and Bangladesh, a Kolkata-Khulna-Dhaka bus service was flagged off from Kolkata yesterday.

This is a part of several initiatives being taken to strengthen bilateral relations and provide better tourism, road and rail connectivity for citizens of both India and Bangladesh. (Also read: Kolkata budget travel guide)

The bus services are being operated on the Kolkata-Dhaka and Kolkata- Dhaka-Agaratala routes in addition to the newly introduced Kolkata-Khulna-Dhaka bus service. Continue Reading →

Kolkata-Dhaka-Agartala bus cuts travel time

BUS picJune 7 (TravelAndy): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina flagged off a bus service connecting the Indian states of West Bengal and Tripura via Dhaka on Saturday.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee was also present at the event in the Bangladesh capital.

The new bus route has significantly shrunk the road distance between the two Indian states to around 500km with one not having to go around Bangladesh. Continue Reading →