India-Bangladesh Current Affairs - 2020

Bridge Constructed across Teesta River in North Sikkim by BRO opened

On March 21, 2020, the Borders Road Organization opened a 360 feet long bridge across Teesta river. The bridge was constructed by BRO under Project Swastik. Highlights Till date, the connectivity was routed through restricted army land. With the bridge being opened, the army land access is to be closed for the public. The bridge Read More…

Bangladesh celebrates 100th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

On March 17, 2020, Bangladesh celebrated 100th birth anniversary of “Jatir Pita” Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. PM Modi participated in the celebrations through video conferencing. Bangabandhu: Political Career Sheikh Mujbur Rahman was a Bangladeshi politician. He is called the father of Bangladesh. He was the first president of Bangladesh and later he served as the Read More…

Corona Virus: India closes 18 of 37 international borders

On March 14, 2020, Government of India ordered to suspend 18 of the 37 international borders from March 15, 2020. It includes borders across Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan and Bangladesh. Highlights As Corona Virus outbreak has reached 93 in numbers, Government of India has ordered to close international borders in the country. India-Pakistan There are only Read More…

Protected Area Permits stopped in Arunachal to prevent Corona Virus

With the number of infections raising in India to 34, the Ministry of Home Affairs recently stopped issuing Protected Area Permits (PAPs) in Arunachal Pradesh. Highlights The step is being taken as it was learnt that the number of Corona Virus cases are increasing in India mainly because of persons with travel history. The GoI Read More…

Ghojadanga of West Bengal and Agartala of Tripura designated as immigration check posts

On March 6, 2020, Ghojadanga of West Bengal and Agartala of Tripura were designated as land immigration check posts. They are located in Indo-Bangladesh border. Highlights The Government of India has designated Agartala and Ghojadanga to check all classes of passengers entering to and exiting from India. The immigration posts will check travel documents of Read More…