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North East

Tripura Govt working on arrangement for bringing fuel, goods via Bangladesh: Minister

Agartala, May 21: The Tripura government has been working on an arrangement to strengthen the supply of fuel and essential goods via Bangladesh, a minister said. The alternative arrangement to bring fuel and goods to Tripura will bypass rail links through Assam and the national highway connecting the state's capital Agartala with the neighbouring state, he said. Notably, the northeastern state had faced a severe fuel crisis after the derailment of a goods train in Assam's Jatinga. Disruption of traffic movement on the Assam-Agartala highway, considered a lifeline for Tripura,...